senate Bill S1244

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Relates to the comprehensive school bus driver safety training program

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 25, 2010 reported and committed to finance
Jan 06, 2010 referred to transportation
Jan 28, 2009 referred to transportation

Votes

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May 25, 2010 - Transportation committee Vote

S1244
9
2
committee
9
Aye
2
Nay
8
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Transportation Committee Vote: May 25, 2010

nay (2)

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S1244 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4054
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §223-a, amd §1809, V & T L; amd §3650, Ed L; add §89-h, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S5741, A1178
2013-2014: S2843, A99
2015-2016: S1239, A458
2017-2018: S3276, A172
2019-2020: S4385, A2601
2021-2022: S4661

S1244 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the transfer of a portion of fines issued for illegally passing a school bus to the comprehensive school bus driver safety training program for the study and promotion of issues involving school bus safety; establishes a school bus motorist education fund.

S1244 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1244 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1244

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 28, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. THOMPSON, ONORATO -- 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 and the education law, in
  relation to the illegal passing of school buses and to amend the state
  finance law, in relation  to  establishing  the  school  bus  motorist
  education fund

  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 223-a to read as follows:
  S  223-A.  SCHOOL  BUS  MOTORIST  EDUCATION  PROGRAM. THE COMMISSIONER
SHALL, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE GOVERNOR'S TRAFFIC SAFETY COMMITTEE,  THE
DEPARTMENTS  OF  EDUCATION  AND  TRANSPORTATION,  THE  DIVISION OF STATE
POLICE, AND THE STATE COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL BUS  DRIVER  SAFETY  TRAINING
COUNCIL,  DESIGN  AND  IMPLEMENT  A  PUBLIC EDUCATION PROGRAM TO EDUCATE
MOTORISTS OF THE DANGERS OF PASSING A SCHOOL BUS IN VIOLATION OF SECTION
ELEVEN HUNDRED SEVENTY-FOUR OF THIS CHAPTER, TO  REDUCE  THE  NUMBER  OF
SUCH INCIDENTS, AND TO PROMOTE SCHOOL BUS SAFETY.
  S  2. Subdivision 3 of section 1809 of the vehicle and traffic law, as
amended by chapter 309 of the laws  of  1996,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  3.  The  mandatory  surcharge  provided for in subdivision one of this
section shall be paid to the clerk of the court or administrative tribu-
nal that rendered the conviction. Within the first ten days of the month
following collection of the mandatory surcharge the collecting authority
shall determine the amount of mandatory surcharge collected and,  if  it
is  an  administrative  tribunal  or a town or village justice court, it
shall pay such money to the state comptroller  who  shall  deposit  such
money  in  the state treasury pursuant to section one hundred twenty-one
of the state finance law to the credit of the  general  fund;  PROVIDED,
HOWEVER,  THAT  THE  COMPTROLLER  SHALL DEPOSIT SUCH MONEY COLLECTED FOR

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03717-01-9

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