senate Bill S1351

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to driving while using a portable electronic device

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to transportation
Jan 06, 2011 referred to transportation

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S1351 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1225-d, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S6992

S1351 - Summary

Relates to driving while using a portable electronic device; removes the requirement that there be reasonable cause a person using the device has committed a violation to issue a summons.

S1351 - Sponsor Memo

S1351 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1351

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 6, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  DILAN,  DIAZ, HASSELL-THOMPSON, KLEIN, VALESKY --
  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 use of
  portable electronic devices

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

  Section  1. Subdivision 6 of section 1225-d of the vehicle and traffic
law, as added by chapter 403 of the laws of 2009, is amended to read  as
follows:
  6. A violation of this section shall be a traffic infraction and shall
be  punishable  by  a  fine  of not more than one hundred fifty dollars.
[Provided, however, that a summons for  operating  a  motor  vehicle  in
violation  of this section shall only be issued when there is reasonable
cause to believe that  the  person  operating  such  motor  vehicle  has
committed  a  violation of the laws of this state other than a violation
of this section.]
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03015-01-1

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