S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2013-2014 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
January 15, 2013
Introduced by Sen. DeFRANCISCO -- 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 increasing
fines for throwing refuse on highways and adjacent lands
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Subdivision (c) of section 1220 of the vehicle and traffic
law, as amended by chapter 418 of the laws of 2007, is amended to read
(c) A violation of the provisions of subdivision (a) of this section
shall be punishable by a fine not to exceed [three] SEVEN hundred fifty
dollars and/or a requirement to perform services for a public or not-
for-profit corporation, association, institution or agency not to exceed
ten hours and for any second or subsequent violation by a fine not to
exceed [seven] ONE THOUSAND FOUR hundred dollars and/or a requirement to
perform services for a public or not-for-profit corporation, associ-
ation, institution or agency not to exceed fifteen hours.
S 2. This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall
have become a law.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.