senate Bill S4516

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Increases the fines for dumping snow onto handicapped parking spaces

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to transportation
Apr 08, 2011 referred to transportation

S4516 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง1203-e, V & T L

S4516 - Summary

Increases the fines for dumping snow onto handicapped parking spaces.

S4516 - Sponsor Memo

S4516 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 8, 2011

Introduced  by  Sen. MARTINS -- 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
  the fines for dumping snow onto handicapped parking places


  Section 1. Section 1203-e of the vehicle and traffic law,  as  amended
by chapter 65 of the laws of 1996, is amended to read as follows:
  S 1203-e. Dumping snow onto parking places for handicapped prohibited.
Any  person who knowingly dumps or shovels snow onto a parking place for
handicapped persons rendering such place unusable for  parking  purposes
shall  be  subject  to a fine of [twenty-five] ONE HUNDRED FIFTY dollars
for the first offense and a fine  not  to  exceed  [one]  THREE  hundred
dollars  for  every  offense  thereafter.  However, a local or municipal
government may, by local law or ordinance, establish fines  higher  than
those  established  in  this section, but in no instance shall the fines
exceed TWO HUNDRED fifty dollars for the first  offense  or  [two]  FIVE
hundred dollars for the second or subsequent offense.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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


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