senate Bill S1830

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes Jacobs' fund to assist victims of drunk or drug impaired driving who are permanently disabled

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to transportation
Jan 13, 2011 referred to transportation

S1830 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4310
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §503, V & T L; add §81, St Fin L; amd §20, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S4641A, A9162

S1830 - Summary

Establishes Jacobs' fund to assist victims of drunk or drug impaired driving who are permanently disabled.

S1830 - Sponsor Memo

S1830 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1830

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. ADDABBO -- 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, the state finance  law  and
  the  social  services law, in relation to establishing Jacobs' fund to
  assist victims of drunk or drug impaired driving who  are  permanently
  disabled

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 503 of the vehicle and traffic law
is amended by adding a new paragraph (1) to read as follows:
  (1) WITH RESPECT TO ANY FEE REQUIRED BY THIS SUBDIVISION, THE  DEPART-
MENT  SHALL  COLLECT AN ADDITIONAL FEE IN THE AMOUNT OF ONE DOLLAR WHICH
SHALL BE USED EXCLUSIVELY TO ASSIST VICTIMS OF DRUNK  OR  DRUG  IMPAIRED
DRIVING.    IN  ADDITION  TO  SUCH ONE DOLLAR FEE, THE COMPTROLLER SHALL
CREDIT FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS ON THE FIRST OF EACH MONTH TO  JACOBS'  FUND
TO  SUPPLEMENT SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY AND SOCIAL SECURITY INCOME FOR
INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE VICTIMS OF DRUNK OR DRUG IMPAIRED DRIVING,  AND  WHO
ARE  PERMANENTLY  DISABLED AS A RESULT.  MONIES COLLECTED AS A RESULT OF
SUCH ADDITIONAL FEE SHALL BE DEPOSITED IN A SPECIAL FUND TO BE KNOWN  AS
JACOBS' FUND AND MONIES IN SUCH FUND SHALL BE USED EXCLUSIVELY TO ASSIST
VICTIMS OF DRUNK OR DRUG IMPAIRED DRIVING AS SET FORTH IN SECTION EIGHT-
Y-ONE OF THE STATE FINANCE LAW.
  S  2.  The  state finance law is amended by adding a new section 81 to
read as follows:
  S 81. JACOBS' FUND. 1. THERE IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED IN THE JOINT CUSTO-
DY OF THE COMMISSIONER OF TAXATION AND FINANCE AND  THE  COMPTROLLER,  A
SPECIAL FUND TO BE KNOWN AS "JACOBS' FUND".
  2.  SUCH FUND SHALL CONSIST OF ALL MONEYS RECEIVED BY THE STATE PURSU-
ANT TO PARAGRAPH (L) OF SUBDIVISION TWO OF SECTION FIVE HUNDRED THREE OF
THE VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC LAW AND ALL  OTHER  GRANTS,  BEQUESTS  OR  OTHER

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04877-01-1

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