senate Bill S5243

Grants 5 minute grace period for parking violations which occur at the expiration of a specified period of time or at a specific time

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Bill Status


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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  • 15 / May / 2013
    • REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION
  • 04 / Jun / 2013
    • 1ST REPORT CAL.1098
  • 05 / Jun / 2013
    • 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • 10 / Jun / 2013
    • ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • 21 / Jun / 2013
    • COMMITTED TO RULES
  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION

Summary

Grants 5 minute grace period for parking violations which occur at the expiration of a specified period of time or at a specific time.

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Bill Details

Versions:
S5243
Legislative Cycle:
2013-2014
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง1205, V & T L

Votes

16
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16
Aye
1
Nay
2
aye with reservations
0
absent
0
excused
0
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Sponsor Memo

BILL NUMBER:S5243

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in
relation to establishing a 5 minute grace period for certain parking
violations

PURPOSE: To allow a 5 minute grace period for certain parking
violations.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Amends the vehicle and traffic law by adding a
new Section 1205 to allow a 5 minute grace period for certain parking
violations.

JUSTIFICATION: Tickets should be issued to encourage compliance rather
than punishing the least egregious offenders.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: None.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None to the state.

LOCAL FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: To be determined.

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect on the thirtieth 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
________________________________________________________________________

                                  5243

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 15, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  FELDER -- 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 establishing
  a 5 minute grace period for certain parking violations

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

  Section  1.  The  vehicle  and  traffic law is amended by adding a new
section 1205 to read as follows:
  S 1205. GRACE PERIOD FOR CERTAIN PARKING VIOLATIONS.  WHEN PARKING  IS
PROHIBITED  BY  THIS  ARTICLE OR BY LOCAL LAW, ORDINANCE, ORDER, RULE OR
REGULATION UPON THE EXPIRATION OF A SPECIFIED PERIOD OF  TIME  OR  AT  A
SPECIFIED  TIME,  NO  PENALTY  SHALL BE IMPOSED, NOR SHALL ANY NOTICE OF
VIOLATION BE ISSUED TO AN OWNER OR OPERATOR  OF  A  VEHICLE  UNLESS  AND
UNTIL  FIVE MINUTES HAVE ELAPSED FROM THE TIME POSTED ON THE APPROPRIATE
TRAFFIC SIGN, SIGNAL, MARKING  OR  PARKING  METER  THAT  DEMARCATES  THE
PROHIBITED  PERIOD  OF  PARKING. THE ELAPSED TIME SHALL BE MEASURED FROM
THE TIME POSTED ON SUCH TRAFFIC SIGN, SIGNAL, MARKING OR  PARKING  METER
THAT  DEMARCATES  THE PROHIBITED PERIOD OF PARKING TO THE TIME PUBLISHED
ON THE NOTICE OF VIOLATION, WITH THE PERIOD UP  TO  AND  INCLUDING  FIVE
MINUTES  PAST  THE POSTED PROHIBITED PERIOD NOT CONSTITUTING A VIOLATION
OF THE PROHIBITIONS POSTED ON THE TRAFFIC SIGN, SIGNAL, MARKING OR PARK-
ING METER.
  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.
                                                           LBD10409-01-3

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