Mavis Discount Tire is accused of negligently inspecting the vehicle without authority to do so.
The operator is now linked to an inspector's sticker ordering the stretched involved in the deadly Oct. 6 New York accident be taken out of service for brake problems.
Only the bill requiring more insurance passed both houses in June before the legislative session ended.
Fatal crashes in 2015 and 2018 loom large over concerns about varying regulations for modified stretches.
Many operators ignore licensing, oversight, and insurance laws aimed at protecting passengers.
Prosecutors had sought the sample to compare with a peeled-off DOT out-of-service sticker found in his car.
Lawmakers want to act now before another tragedy occurs.
Investigators first looked into the company that owns the stretch Ford Excursion more than a year before it crashed.
Prosecutors allege the owner of the vehicle in the deadly accident allowed the driver to operate it without the proper endorsement.
A recent public hearing underscored the political will to add rules on the use of stretch limousines in the state.
Among vehicle fleets, distraction is the second leading cause of fatal truck crashes.
Operators say the industry is already over-regulated and blame lies with state regulators who don't enforce laws on the books.
The Oct. 6 crash at state routes 30 and 30A killed all 17 passengers inside the limo, the driver, and two pedestrians..
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