S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
I N S E N A T E
March 18, 2014
Introduced by Sen. ROBACH -- 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 the process-
ing of accident reports
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 606 to read as follows:
S 606. PROCESSING OF REQUIRED REPORTS. THE COMMISSIONER, WHEN PROCESS-
ING REPORTS OF ACCIDENTS FILED PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE, SHALL GIVE
PRIORITY TO REPORTS INVOLVING SERIOUS PHYSICAL INJURY (AS DEFINED IN
SUBDIVISION TEN OF SECTION 10.00 OF THE PENAL LAW) OR DEATH.
S 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
have become a law; provided, however, that effective immediately, the
addition, amendment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary
for the implementation of this act on its effective date is authorized
and directed to be made and completed on or before such effective date.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.