senate Bill S3452

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes the crime of aggravated reckless driving

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 23, 2012 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 18, 2012 advanced to third reading
Jan 10, 2012 2nd report cal.
Jan 09, 2012 1st report cal.26
Jan 04, 2012 referred to transportation
returned to senate
died in assembly
Mar 29, 2011 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 03, 2011 advanced to third reading
Mar 02, 2011 2nd report cal.
Mar 01, 2011 1st report cal.139
Feb 23, 2011 referred to transportation

Votes

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Jan 9, 2012 - Transportation committee Vote

S3452
19
0
committee
19
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mar 1, 2011 - Transportation committee Vote

S3452
18
0
committee
18
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

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S3452 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6078
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1212, add §1212-a, V & T L

S3452 - Summary

Establishes the crime of aggravated reckless driving; defines aggravated reckless driving to mean driving or using any motor vehicle, motorcycle or any other vehicle propelled by any power other than muscular power or any appliance or accessory thereof.

S3452 - Sponsor Memo

S3452 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3452

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 23, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  FUSCHILLO, HANNON, JOHNSON, MAZIARZ, OPPENHEIMER,
  SEWARD -- 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 reckless
  driving and establishes the crime of aggravated reckless driving

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

  Section  1.  Section  1212 of the vehicle and traffic law, as added by
chapter 47 of the laws of 1988, is amended to read as follows:
  S 1212. Reckless driving. Reckless driving shall mean driving or using
any motor vehicle, motorcycle or any  other  vehicle  propelled  by  any
power other than muscular power or any appliance or accessory thereof in
a  manner  which unreasonably interferes with the free and proper use of
the public highway, or unreasonably endangers users of the public  high-
way.  Reckless  driving  is  prohibited.  Every  person  violating  this
provision shall be guilty of a CLASS A misdemeanor  PUNISHABLE  PURSUANT
TO ARTICLES SIXTY-FIVE AND SEVENTY OF THE PENAL LAW.
  S  2.  The  vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding a new section
1212-a to read as follows:
  S 1212-A. AGGRAVATED RECKLESS  DRIVING.  AGGRAVATED  RECKLESS  DRIVING
SHALL  MEAN  DRIVING OR USING ANY MOTOR VEHICLE, MOTORCYCLE OR ANY OTHER
VEHICLE PROPELLED BY ANY POWER OTHER THAN MUSCULAR POWER OR  ANY  APPLI-
ANCE OR ACCESSORY THEREOF:
  (1)  IN  A  MANNER WHICH CREATES A GRAVE RISK OF DEATH TO USERS OF THE
PUBLIC HIGHWAY, OR KNOWING OR HAVING REASON  TO  KNOW  THE  OPERATOR  IS
DRIVING  AGAINST  THE  FLOW  OF  TRAFFIC AND THE WRONG WAY, THE OPERATOR
CONTINUES TO DO SO. FAILURE TO PERCEIVE SAID WRONG  WAY  TRAVEL  DUE  TO
IMPAIRMENT OR INTOXICATION IS ALSO A VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION, OR
  (2)  AT SPEEDS OF THIRTY MILES PER HOUR OR MORE ABOVE THE POSTED SPEED
LIMIT AND IN AN IMPAIRED OR INTOXICATED CONDITION PURSUANT  TO  SUBDIVI-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08985-02-1

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