S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
I N S E N A T E
April 28, 2014
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 enacting
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as "Vince's law".
S 2. Paragraph (c) of subdivision 1 of section 1193 of the vehicle and
traffic law is amended by adding a new subparagraph (ii-a) to read as
(II-A) A PERSON WHO OPERATES A VEHICLE IN VIOLATION OF SUBDIVISION
TWO, TWO-A, THREE, FOUR OR FOUR-A OF SECTION ELEVEN HUNDRED NINETY-TWO
OF THIS ARTICLE AFTER HAVING BEEN CONVICTED OF A VIOLATION OF SUBDIVI-
SION TWO, TWO-A, THREE, FOUR OR FOUR-A OF SUCH SECTION OR OF VEHICULAR
ASSAULT IN THE SECOND OR FIRST DEGREE, AS DEFINED, RESPECTIVELY, IN
SECTIONS 120.03 AND 120.04 AND AGGRAVATED VEHICULAR ASSAULT AS DEFINED
IN SECTION 120.04-A OF THE PENAL LAW OR OF VEHICULAR MANSLAUGHTER IN THE
SECOND OR FIRST DEGREE, AS DEFINED, RESPECTIVELY, IN SECTIONS 125.12 AND
125.13 AND AGGRAVATED VEHICULAR HOMICIDE AS DEFINED IN SECTION 125.14 OF
SUCH LAW, THREE OR MORE TIMES WITHIN THE PRECEDING FIFTEEN YEARS, SHALL
BE GUILTY OF A CLASS D FELONY, AND SHALL BE PUNISHED BY A FINE OF NOT
LESS THAN TWO THOUSAND DOLLARS NOR MORE THAN TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS OR BY
A PERIOD OF IMPRISONMENT AS PROVIDED IN THE PENAL LAW, OR BY BOTH SUCH
FINE AND IMPRISONMENT.
S 3. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law and shall apply to
violations occurring on and after such date.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.