August 26, 2011

No. 18: Temporary Suspension of Provisions Relating to Transportation for the State Disaster Emergency

TOP No. 18: Temporary Suspension of Provisions...

WHEREAS, on August 25, 2011, I issued Executive Order Number 17 declaring a disaster emergency in the State of New York;


NOW, THEREFORE, I, ANDREW M. CUOMO, Governor of the State of New York, by virtue of the authority vested in me by Section 29-a of Article 2-B of the Executive Law to temporarily suspend specific provisions of any statute, local law, ordinance, orders, rules or regulations, or parts thereof, of any agency during a State disaster emergency, if compliance with such provisions would prevent, hinder or delay action necessary to cope with the disaster, hereby temporarily suspend, for the period from the date of this Executive Order until further notice, the following laws:


Sections 375, 385 and 401 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law, to the extent that exemption from the vehicle registration, equipment and dimension requirements for vehicles validly registered in other jurisdictions is necessary to assist in disaster preparedness and recovery efforts.



G I V E N under my hand and the Privy Seal of the
State in the City of Albany this twenty -
sixth day of August in the year two
thousand eleven.



Secretary to the Governor