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 17, 2013
Introduced by Sen. LANZA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation
AN ACT to enact "Michelle and Jordan's law"; and to amend the vehicle
and traffic law, in relation to speed contests and races
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
"Michelle and Jordan's law".
S 2. Subdivision 2 of section 1182 of the vehicle and traffic law, as
amended by section 9 of part C of chapter 62 of the laws of 2003, is
amended to read as follows:
2. A second conviction within twelve months of a violation of this
section SHALL CONSTITUTE A CLASS E FELONY AND shall be punishable by
imprisonment of [not more than six months] UP TO ONE YEAR AND ONE DAY or
a fine of not less than five hundred twenty-five dollars nor more than
seven hundred fifty dollars, or both such fine and imprisonment.
S 3. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it shall have become a law. Effective immediately the commissioner of
motor vehicles may add, amend, or repeal any rule or regulation neces-
sary for the timely implementation of this act on its effective date.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.