S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2011-2012 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
January 5, 2011
Introduced by Sen. MARCELLINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and
when printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation
AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to making the
traffic infraction leaving scene of an incident without reporting a
class A misdemeanor
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. The closing paragraph of subdivision 1 of section 600 of
the vehicle and traffic law, as amended by chapter 49 of the laws of
2005, is amended to read as follows:
A violation of the provisions of paragraph a of this subdivision shall
constitute a [traffic infraction] CLASS A MISDEMEANOR punishable by a
fine of [up to two] NOT LESS THAN FIVE hundred [fifty] NOR MORE THAN ONE
THOUSAND dollars [or a sentence of imprisonment for up to fifteen days
or both such fine and imprisonment] IN ADDITION TO ANY OTHER PENALTIES
PROVIDED BY LAW.
S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.