senate Bill S1316

Relates to requiring evening court hours for the adjudication of parking violations

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Bill Status


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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  • 09 / Jan / 2013
    • REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION
  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION

Summary

Relates to requiring evening court hours for the adjudication of parking violations; requires that hearing examiner be available until 7:00 p.m. at least one evening each week.

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1259
Versions:
S1316
Legislative Cycle:
2013-2014
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §240, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Cycles:
2011-2012: S3608, A993
2009-2010: S5977, A1520A
2007-2008: A2706, A2706

Sponsor Memo

BILL NUMBER:S1316

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to requiring evening
court hours for parking violations

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL:
To require evening court hours for parking violations.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:
Amends subdivision 2 of § 240 of the vehicle and traffic law adding a
new paragraph (h) to provide for evening court hours for parking
violations in a city with a population of one million or more_

JUSTIFICATION:
Fines for parking violations have been increasing. This bill seeks to
allow working people to contest parking tickets without having to
take time off from work.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
2009-10: A.1520-A/Transportation; S.5977/TRANSPORTATION
2011-12: A.993/transportation; S.3608/TRANSPORTATION

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: To be determined

EFFECTIVE DATE:
This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall have
become law.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  1316

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. STAVISKY -- 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  requiring
  evening court hours for parking violations

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 240 of the vehicle and traffic law
is amended by adding a new paragraph h to read as follows:
  H.  NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, RULE OR REGULATION, IN
A CITY WITH A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE, ONE  TRAFFIC  VIOLATION
BUREAU  OFFICE, AT ITS PRINCIPAL PLACE OF BUSINESS, SHALL MAKE AVAILABLE
HEARING EXAMINERS TO CONDUCT HEARINGS UNTIL 7:00 P.M. ONE  EVENING  EACH
WEEK.
  S  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
have become a law.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04150-01-3

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