senate Bill S3022

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Prohibits disruption of a funeral procession by making it illegal for a driver of a motor vehicle to force his/her way into the line of said procession

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 29, 2012 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 30, 2012 advanced to third reading
Jan 24, 2012 2nd report cal.
Jan 23, 2012 1st report cal.114
Jan 04, 2012 referred to transportation
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 03, 2011 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 02, 2011 advanced to third reading
Apr 13, 2011 2nd report cal.
Apr 12, 2011 1st report cal.373
Apr 07, 2011 notice of committee consideration - withdrawn
Apr 04, 2011 notice of committee consideration - requested
Feb 07, 2011 referred to transportation

Votes

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Jan 23, 2012 - Transportation committee Vote

S3022
19
0
committee
19
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Apr 12, 2011 - Transportation committee Vote

S3022
15
1
committee
15
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
2
Excused
0
Abstained
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Transportation Committee Vote: Apr 12, 2011

nay (1)
aye wr (1)
excused (2)

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S3022 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A958
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง1223-b, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
A1530, S3119C, A1530C

S3022 - Summary

Prohibits disruption of a funeral procession by making it illegal for a driver of a motor vehicle to force his/her way into the line of said procession.

S3022 - Sponsor Memo

S3022 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3022

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 7, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  HUNTLEY,  DIAZ, HASSELL-THOMPSON, PERKINS -- 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 safety
  of funeral processions

  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 1223-b to read as follows:
  S 1223-B. FUNERAL PROCESSIONS. 1.   A DRIVER OF A  VEHICLE  SHALL  NOT
ENTER A LANE ON A PUBLIC HIGHWAY IN THE SPACE BETWEEN TWO VEHICLES TRAV-
ELING SINGLE FILE IN A FUNERAL PROCESSION IN A MANNER WHICH UNREASONABLY
INTERFERES  WITH  THE  ORDERLY  PROGRESSION  OF SUCH FUNERAL PROCESSION;
PROVIDED THAT THE DRIVERS OF SUCH VEHICLES IN  SUCH  FUNERAL  PROCESSION
SHALL  HAVE INDICATED THEIR STATUS AS MEMBERS OF A FUNERAL PROCESSION BY
TURNING ON THEIR HEADLIGHTS AND THEIR FLASHING HAZARD LIGHTS.
  2. A VIOLATION OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE  A  TRAFFIC
INFRACTION  AND  SHALL  BE  PUNISHABLE  BY  A  FINE OF NOT MORE THAN ONE
HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS.
  3. THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION  SHALL  NOT  ACT,
AND SHALL NOT BE CONSTRUED TO ACT, AS DEFINING OR LIMITING THE STATUS OF
MEMBERS  OF  A  FUNERAL PROCESSION FOR ANY PURPOSE OR LAW OTHER THAN FOR
THE PURPOSE OF THIS SECTION.
  4. NO PROVISION OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE DEEMED TO IMPOSE ANY  LIABIL-
ITY  FOR  PERSONAL  INJURY OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM A VIOLATION OF THIS
SECTION UPON A FUNERAL FIRM OR ANY PERSON LICENSED OR REGISTERED  PURSU-
ANT TO THE ARTICLE THIRTY-FOUR OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW, OR ANY EMPLOYEE
OR  AGENT  THEREOF,  WHEN SUCH FIRM, PERSON, EMPLOYEE OR AGENT IS ACTING
WITHIN THE SCOPE OF HIS, HER OR ITS DUTIES.
  5. NO PROVISION OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE DEEMED TO LIMIT THE LIABILITY
OF ANY FUNERAL FIRM OR ANY PERSON LICENSED  OR  REGISTERED  PURSUANT  TO

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04972-01-1

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