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Article 49 - NY Vehicle and Traffic Law

EFFECT OF AND SHORT TITLE OF CHAPTER

Section Description
3000Uniformity of interpretation.
3001Short title.
3002Local laws, ordinances, orders, rules, regulations, administrative code provisions and sanitary and health code provisions continued.
3003Reference to existing laws.
3004Constitutionality.
S 3000. Uniformity  of interpretation.     Titles  one,  seven  and
  succeeding titles shall be so interpreted and construed as to effectuate
  their general purpose to make uniform the  law  of  those  states  which
  enact them.

  S 3001. Short title. This chapter shall be known as the vehicle and
  traffic law.

   S 3002. Local laws, ordinances, orders, rules, regulations,
  administrative code provisions and sanitary and health  code  provisions
  continued.    (a) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (c) of this
  section,   local   laws,   ordinances,   orders,   rules,   regulations,
  administrative  code  provisions and sanitary and health code provisions
  existing on the effective date of this section,  shall,  to  the  extent
  that  they do not conflict with the provisions of this chapter, be given
  the following effect:
    1.  Orders  of  the  department  of  transportation   prohibiting   or
  restricting  stopping,  standing  or parking of vehicles and local laws,
  ordinances, orders, rules and regulations adopted by  local  authorities
  prohibiting  or  restricting  stopping,  standing or parking of vehicles
  shall henceforth be construed to prohibit or restrict stopping, standing
  or parking as defined in this chapter.
    2. All other orders of  the  department  of  transportation  affecting
  traffic   and   all   other   local  laws,  ordinances,  orders,  rules,
  regulations, administrative code provisions and sanitary and health code
  provisions affecting traffic shall henceforth be construed  as  if  they
  had been adopted pursuant to this chapter.
    (b)  Except  as  otherwise provided in subsection (c) of this section,
  the local laws, ordinances, orders, rules,  regulations,  administrative
  code  provisions  and sanitary and health code provisions referred to in
  this section shall be deemed severable so that they shall  be  null  and
  void  only  to  the  extent and only at the locations that they conflict
  with provisions of this chapter.
    (c) Any local law, ordinance, order, rule, regulation,  administrative
  code  provision  or  sanitary  or  health  code  provision  which was in
  existence on the effective date of this  section,  and  which  conflicts
  with  the  provisions  of  this  chapter, shall nevertheless continue in
  effect and be construed as if adopted pursuant to this chapter,  in  any
  case  where  the  same  would  validly  supersede the provisions of this
  chapter if it were adopted after the effective  date  of  this  section,
  pursuant  to  any  provision of sections sixteen hundred thirty, sixteen
  hundred thirty-one or sixteen hundred forty-two.

  S 3003. Reference to existing laws.  The reference by any law, general
  or  special  or  by  any  local law, ordinance, order, rule, regulation,
  administrative code provision or sanitary or health  code  provision  to
  any  section  of  this  chapter  or  of  the  highway  law, penal law or
  insurance law as in force immediately prior to the time this  act  shall
  take  effect,  shall  be  deemed  to  be construed as a reference to the
  corresponding provision  or  provisions  of  such  law,  as  renumbered,
  modified  or  amended  by  this  chapter,  irrespective  of whether such
  provision or provisions is or are contained in  one  or  more  than  one
  title, article, section, subdivision or other part thereof.

  S 3004. Constitutionality.  If any part or parts of this chapter shall
  be  held  to  be  unconstitutional,  such  unconstitutionality shall not
  affect the  validity  of  the  remaining  parts  of  this  chapter.  The
  legislature  hereby  declares  that  it  would have passed the remaining
  parts of this chapter if it had known that such part  or  parts  thereof
  would be declared unconstitutional.

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