senate Bill S2918

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Increases penalties for leaving the scene of an incident without reporting

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 21, 2012 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Apr 25, 2012 advanced to third reading
Apr 19, 2012 2nd report cal.
Apr 18, 2012 1st report cal.546
Jan 04, 2012 referred to transportation
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 14, 2011 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1210
Jun 13, 2011 committee discharged and committed to rules
Feb 03, 2011 referred to transportation

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S2918 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3350
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง600, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S3570, A6872

S2918 - Summary

Increases penalties for leaving the scene of an incident without reporting.

S2918 - Sponsor Memo

S2918 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2918

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 3, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- 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  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-
ny,  punishable by a fine of not less than one thousand FIVE HUNDRED nor
more than [two] THREE thousand [five hundred] 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

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05673-01-1

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