senate Bill S1156B

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Authorizes the city of Buffalo to adjudicate traffic infractions similar to cities having a population of less than two hundred thousand

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 25, 2010 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
home rule request
ordered to third reading cal.1238
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 16, 2010 print number 1156b
Jun 16, 2010 amend and recommit to finance
Jun 10, 2010 reported and committed to finance
Jun 04, 2010 print number 1156a
Jun 04, 2010 amend and recommit to codes
Jan 26, 2010 reported and committed to codes
Jan 06, 2010 referred to transportation
Apr 06, 2009 reported and committed to codes
Jan 26, 2009 referred to transportation

Votes

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Jun 25, 2010 - Rules committee Vote

S1156B
20
0
committee
20
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
2
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 10, 2010 - Codes committee Vote

S1156A
16
0
committee
16
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jan 26, 2010 - Transportation committee Vote

S1156
19
0
committee
19
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

S1156 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2062
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §225, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2353, A612
2013-2014: S870, A3702

S1156 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the city of Buffalo to provide by local law for the adjudication of traffic infractions.

S1156 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1156 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1156

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 26, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. THOMPSON, ONORATO, SAVINO -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Trans-
  portation

AN  ACT  to  amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to directing
  the city of Buffalo to adjudicate traffic infractions

  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 229 to read as follows:
  S 229. APPLICATION OF ARTICLE. THIS ARTICLE SHALL  NOT  APPLY  TO  THE
CITY OF BUFFALO. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS CHAPTER WITH REGARD TO THE ADJUDI-
CATION  OF  ANY VIOLATION OF THIS CHAPTER OR OF A LAW, ORDINANCE, ORDER,
RULE OR REGULATION RELATING TO TRAFFIC, WHICH IS CLASSIFIED AS A TRAFFIC
INFRACTION, THE CITY OF BUFFALO SHALL BE DEEMED TO BE A  CITY  HAVING  A
POPULATION OF LESS THAN TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY INCON-
SISTENT  PROVISION  OF  A GENERAL, SPECIAL OR LOCAL LAW TO THE CONTRARY,
THE CITY OF BUFFALO SHALL PROVIDE BY LOCAL LAW  FOR  THE  ADMINISTRATIVE
ADJUDICATION  OF  TRAFFIC INFRACTIONS. ANY PERSON CHARGED WITH A TRAFFIC
INFRACTION BY THE CITY OF BUFFALO SHALL HAVE ALL THE RIGHTS TO  A  HEAR-
ING,  ADMINISTRATIVE  ADJUDICATION  AND JUDICIAL REVIEW PURSUANT TO THIS
CHAPTER AND ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW. THE CITY OF BUFFALO  SHALL  HAVE
ALL THE FUNCTIONS, POWERS AND DUTIES WITH RESPECT TO THE ADJUDICATION OF
TRAFFIC INFRACTIONS AS ARE GRANTED TO CITIES HAVING A POPULATION OF LESS
THAN  TWO  HUNDRED THOUSAND. TRAFFIC INFRACTIONS ADJUDICATED BY THE CITY
OF BUFFALO SHALL BE PUNISHABLE BY A CIVIL PENALTY. ALL MONEYS  COLLECTED
FROM  SUCH  ADJUDICATIONS SHALL BE DISTRIBUTED PURSUANT TO SECTION EIGH-
TEEN HUNDRED THREE OF THIS CHAPTER.
  S 2. This act shall take effect January 1, 2011. Effective  immediate-
ly,  the  addition,  amendment  and/or  repeal of any rule or regulation
necessary for the implementation of this act on its effective  date  are
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.

Co-Sponsors

S1156A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2062
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §225, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2353, A612
2013-2014: S870, A3702

S1156A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the city of Buffalo to provide by local law for the adjudication of traffic infractions.

S1156A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1156A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1156--A

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 26, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. THOMPSON, DILAN, ONORATO, SAVINO -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Transportation  --  recommitted  to the Committee on Transportation in
  accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- reported favorably from  said
  committee  and  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Codes  -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in  relation  to  directing
  the city of Buffalo to adjudicate traffic infractions

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 225 of  the  vehicle  and  traffic
law,  as  amended by chapter 173 of the laws of 1990, is amended to read
as follows:
  1.  (A)  Notwithstanding  any  inconsistent  provision  of  law,   all
violations  of this chapter or of a law, ordinance, order, rule or regu-
lation relating to traffic, except parking, standing, stopping or pedes-
trian offenses, which occur within a city having  a  population  of  two
hundred  thousand or more in which administrative tribunals have hereto-
fore been established, or within that  portion  of  Suffolk  county  for
which a district court has been established, and which are classified as
traffic  infractions,  may be heard and determined pursuant to the regu-
lations of the commissioner as provided in this article.
  (B) FOR PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE WITH REGARD TO  THE  ADJUDICATION  OF
ANY  VIOLATION  OF  THIS  CHAPTER OR OF A LAW, ORDINANCE, ORDER, RULE OR
REGULATION RELATING TO TRAFFIC, WHICH IS CLASSIFIED AS A TRAFFIC INFRAC-
TION, THE CITY OF BUFFALO SHALL BE DEEMED TO BE A CITY  HAVING  A  POPU-
LATION  OF  LESS  THAN  TWO  HUNDRED  THOUSAND AND PARAGRAPH (A) OF THIS
SUBDIVISION SHALL NOT APPLY.  NOTWITHSTANDING ANY INCONSISTENT PROVISION
OF A GENERAL, SPECIAL OR LOCAL LAW TO THE CONTRARY, THE CITY OF  BUFFALO

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04670-04-0

Co-Sponsors

S1156B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2062
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §225, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2353, A612
2013-2014: S870, A3702

S1156B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the city of Buffalo to provide by local law for the adjudication of traffic infractions.

S1156B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1156B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1156--B

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 26, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. THOMPSON, DILAN, ONORATO, SAVINO -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Transportation  --  recommitted  to the Committee on Transportation in
  accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- reported favorably from  said
  committee  and  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Codes  -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee  --  reported  favorably  from  said  committee  and
  committed  to  the  Committee on Finance -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN  ACT  to  amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to directing
  the city of Buffalo to adjudicate traffic infractions

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of section 225 of the vehicle and traffic
law, as amended by chapter 173 of the laws of 1990, is amended  to  read
as follows:
  1.   (A)  Notwithstanding  any  inconsistent  provision  of  law,  all
violations of this chapter or of a law, ordinance, order, rule or  regu-
lation relating to traffic, except parking, standing, stopping or pedes-
trian  offenses,  which  occur  within a city having a population of two
hundred thousand or more in which administrative tribunals have  hereto-
fore  been  established,  or  within  that portion of Suffolk county for
which a district court has been established, and which are classified as
traffic infractions, may be heard and determined pursuant to  the  regu-
lations of the commissioner as provided in this article.
  (B)  FOR  PURPOSES  OF THIS ARTICLE WITH REGARD TO THE ADJUDICATION OF
ANY VIOLATION OF THIS CHAPTER OR OF A LAW,  ORDINANCE,  ORDER,  RULE  OR
REGULATION RELATING TO TRAFFIC, WHICH IS CLASSIFIED AS A TRAFFIC INFRAC-
TION,  IN  THE  CITY OF BUFFALO, PARAGRAPH (A) OF THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL
NOT APPLY.   NOTWITHSTANDING ANY INCONSISTENT PROVISION  OF  A  GENERAL,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04670-06-0

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