assembly Bill A6872

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Increases penalties for leaving the scene of an incident without reporting

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Jan 06, 2010 referred to transportation
Mar 13, 2009 referred to transportation

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A6872 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3570
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง600, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A3350, S2918
2013-2014: A1533, S2503
2015-2016: A1879, S1108
2017-2018: A3230, S882
2019-2020: A3252, S4715

A6872 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Increases penalties for leaving the scene of an incident without reporting; increased to E felony, not less than $1,000 nor more than $1,500; previous conviction D felony, not less than $1,500 nor more than $3,000.

A6872 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  6872

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 13, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. CYMBROWITZ, ABBATE, BROOK-KRASNY, COOK, DelMONTE,
  DenDEKKER,  ESPAILLAT,  GABRYSZAK, GALEF, GUNTHER, JAFFEE, KOON, LANC-
  MAN, MILLMAN, REILLY, ROBINSON, SPANO, SCHIMEL --  Multi-Sponsored  by
  --  M.  of  A. BARRON, BOYLAND, CHRISTENSEN, COLTON, EDDINGTON, GLICK,
  HYER-SPENCER, LUPARDO, MARKEY, MAYERSOHN, MENG, PHEFFER --  read  once
  and referred to the Committee on Transportation

AN  ACT  to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to increasing
  penalties for leaving the scene of an incident without reporting

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

  Section  1. Paragraph c of subdivision 2 of section 600 of the vehicle
and traffic law, as amended by chapter  49  of  the  laws  of  2005,  is
amended to read as follows:
  c.  A  violation  of the provisions of paragraph a of this subdivision
resulting solely from the failure of an operator to exhibit his  or  her
license  and  insurance  identification card for the vehicle or exchange
the information required in such paragraph shall constitute  a  class  B
misdemeanor  punishable by a fine of not less than two hundred fifty nor
more than five hundred  dollars  in  addition  to  any  other  penalties
provided  by law. Any subsequent such violation shall constitute a class
A misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not less  than  five  hundred  nor
more  than  one  thousand  dollars  in  addition  to any other penalties
provided by law. Any violation of the provisions of paragraph a of  this
subdivision,  other  than for the mere failure of an operator to exhibit
his or her license and insurance identification card for such vehicle or
exchange the information required in such paragraph, shall constitute  a
class  [A  misdemeanor]  E FELONY, punishable by a fine of not less than
[five hundred] ONE THOUSAND dollars nor  more  than  one  thousand  FIVE
HUNDRED  dollars in addition to any other penalties provided by law. Any
such violation committed by a person after such  person  has  previously
been  convicted of such a violation shall constitute a class [E] D felo-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10026-01-9

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