senate Bill S4740C

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to a motor vehicle accident prevention course for drivers convicted of driving while intoxicated or while under the influence of drugs

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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
May 02, 2012 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Apr 30, 2012 advanced to third reading
Apr 26, 2012 2nd report cal.
Apr 25, 2012 1st report cal.583
Feb 29, 2012 reported and committed to finance
Jan 04, 2012 referred to transportation
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 14, 2011 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 01, 2011 amended on third reading 4740c
May 23, 2011 amended on third reading (t) 4740b
May 16, 2011 advanced to third reading
May 11, 2011 2nd report cal.
amended (t) 4740a
May 10, 2011 1st report cal.606
Apr 18, 2011 referred to transportation

Votes

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Apr 25, 2012 - Finance committee Vote

S4740C
32
1
committee
32
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
2
Excused
0
Abstained
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Feb 29, 2012 - Transportation committee Vote

S4740C
17
0
committee
17
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Transportation Committee Vote: Feb 29, 2012

aye wr (1)
excused (1)

May 10, 2011 - Transportation committee Vote

S4740
18
0
committee
18
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Bill Amendments

Original
A
B
C (Active)
Original
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B
C (Active)

S4740 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7220C
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1199 & 503, V & T L; amd §2336, Ins L

S4740 - Summary

Relates to a motor vehicle accident prevention course for drivers convicted of driving while intoxicated or while under the influence of drugs.

S4740 - Sponsor Memo

S4740 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4740

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 18, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. JOHNSON -- 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  added
  requirement  of a motor vehicle accident prevention course for section
  1192 violations

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

  Section  1.  Section  1199 of the vehicle and traffic law, as added by
section 1 of part E of chapter 59 of the laws of  2004,  is  amended  to
read as follows:
  S  1199.  Driver  responsibility assessment AND MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT
PREVENTION COURSE REQUIREMENT.   1. In  addition  to  any  fines,  fees,
penalties  and  surcharges  authorized by law, any person convicted of a
violation of any subdivision of section  eleven  hundred  ninety-two  of
this  article,  or  any  person found to have refused a chemical test in
accordance with section eleven hundred ninety-four of this  article  not
arising  out of the same incident as a conviction for a violation of any
of the provisions of section eleven hundred ninety-two of this  article,
shall  become liable to the department for payment of a driver responsi-
bility assessment as provided in this section  AND  FOR  ENROLLMENT  AND
COMPLETION OF A MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT PREVENTION COURSE PROVIDED HOWEV-
ER PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL NOT ENTITLE SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO A POINT
REDUCTION   OR   INSURANCE   PREMIUM   REDUCTION   PURSUANT  TO  SECTION
TWENTY-THREE HUNDRED THIRTY-SIX OF THE INSURANCE LAW.
  2. The amount of  the  driver  responsibility  assessment  under  this
section  shall  be  two  hundred fifty dollars per year for a three-year
period.
  3. Upon receipt of evidence that a person is  liable  for  the  driver
responsibility  assessment  OR  MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT PREVENTION COURSE
required by this section, the commissioner shall notify such  person  by
first  class mail to the address of such person on file with the depart-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10096-01-1

S4740A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7220C
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1199 & 503, V & T L; amd §2336, Ins L

S4740A - Summary

Relates to a motor vehicle accident prevention course for drivers convicted of driving while intoxicated or while under the influence of drugs.

S4740A - Sponsor Memo

S4740A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4740--A
    Cal. No. 606

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 18, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. JOHNSON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation -- reported
  favorably from said committee, ordered to  first  report,  amended  on
  first  report,  ordered  to  a  second  report  and ordered reprinted,
  retaining its place in the order of second report

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation  to  the  added
  requirement  of a motor vehicle accident prevention course for driving
  while under the influence of alcohol or drugs violations

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

  Section  1.  Section  1199 of the vehicle and traffic law, as added by
section 1 of part E of chapter 59 of the laws of  2004,  is  amended  to
read as follows:
  S  1199.  Driver  responsibility assessment AND MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT
PREVENTION COURSE REQUIREMENT.   1. In  addition  to  any  fines,  fees,
penalties  and  surcharges  authorized by law, any person convicted of a
violation of any subdivision of section  eleven  hundred  ninety-two  of
this  article,  or  any  person found to have refused a chemical test in
accordance with section eleven hundred ninety-four of this  article  not
arising  out of the same incident as a conviction for a violation of any
of the provisions of section eleven hundred ninety-two of this  article,
shall  become liable to the department for payment of a driver responsi-
bility assessment as provided in this section  AND  FOR  ENROLLMENT  AND
COMPLETION  OF  A  MOTOR  VEHICLE  ACCIDENT PREVENTION COURSE WITHIN SIX
MONTHS OF NOTICE BY THE COMMISSIONER OF THE OBLIGATION TO COMPLETE  SUCH
COURSE; PROVIDED HOWEVER THAT COMPLETION OF SUCH COURSE PURSUANT TO THIS
SECTION SHALL NOT ENTITLE SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO A POINT REDUCTION OR INSUR-
ANCE  PREMIUM REDUCTION PURSUANT TO SECTION TWENTY-THREE HUNDRED THIRTY-
SIX OF THE INSURANCE LAW.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10096-02-1

S4740B - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7220C
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1199 & 503, V & T L; amd §2336, Ins L

S4740B - Summary

Relates to a motor vehicle accident prevention course for drivers convicted of driving while intoxicated or while under the influence of drugs.

S4740B - Sponsor Memo

S4740B - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4740--B
    Cal. No. 606

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 18, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. JOHNSON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation -- reported
  favorably from said committee, ordered to  first  report,  amended  on
  first  report,  ordered  to  a  second  report  and ordered reprinted,
  retaining its place in the order of second  report  --  ordered  to  a
  third  reading,  amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place in
  the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law and the  insurance  law,  in
  relation  to  the  added  requirement  of  a  motor  vehicle  accident
  prevention course for driving while under the influence of alcohol  or
  drugs violations

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

  Section 1. Section 1199 of the vehicle and traffic law,  as  added  by
section  1  of  part  E of chapter 59 of the laws of 2004, is amended to
read as follows:
  S 1199. Driver responsibility assessment AND  MOTOR  VEHICLE  ACCIDENT
PREVENTION  COURSE  REQUIREMENT.    1.  In  addition to any fines, fees,
penalties and surcharges authorized by law, any person  convicted  of  a
violation  of  any  subdivision  of section eleven hundred ninety-two of
this article, or any person found to have refused  a  chemical  test  in
accordance  with  section eleven hundred ninety-four of this article not
arising out of the same incident as a conviction for a violation of  any
of  the provisions of section eleven hundred ninety-two of this article,
shall become liable to the department for payment of a driver  responsi-
bility  assessment  as  provided in this section AND FOR COMPLETION OF A
MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT PREVENTION COURSE APPROVED  PURSUANT  TO  ARTICLE
TWELVE-B OF THIS CHAPTER WITHIN SIX MONTHS OF NOTICE BY THE COMMISSIONER
OF  THE  OBLIGATION  TO  COMPLETE  SUCH  COURSE; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT
COMPLETION OF SUCH COURSE PURSUANT TO THIS  SECTION  SHALL  NOT  ENTITLE
SUCH  INDIVIDUAL  TO  A  POINT  REDUCTION OR INSURANCE PREMIUM REDUCTION

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

S4740C (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7220C
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1199 & 503, V & T L; amd §2336, Ins L

S4740C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to a motor vehicle accident prevention course for drivers convicted of driving while intoxicated or while under the influence of drugs.

S4740C (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4740C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4740--C
    Cal. No. 606

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 18, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. JOHNSON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation -- reported
  favorably from said committee, ordered to  first  report,  amended  on
  first  report,  ordered  to  a  second  report  and ordered reprinted,
  retaining its place in the order of second  report  --  ordered  to  a
  third  reading,  amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place in
  the order of third reading -- again  amended  and  ordered  reprinted,
  retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN  ACT  to  amend the vehicle and traffic law and the insurance law, in
  relation  to  the  added  requirement  of  a  motor  vehicle  accident
  prevention  course for driving while under the influence of alcohol or
  drugs violations

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

  Section  1.  Section  1199 of the vehicle and traffic law, as added by
section 1 of part E of chapter 59 of the laws of  2004,  is  amended  to
read as follows:
  S  1199.  Driver  responsibility assessment AND MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT
PREVENTION COURSE REQUIREMENT.   1. In  addition  to  any  fines,  fees,
penalties  and  surcharges  authorized by law, any person convicted of a
violation of any subdivision of section  eleven  hundred  ninety-two  of
this  article,  or  any  person found to have refused a chemical test in
accordance with section eleven hundred ninety-four of this  article  not
arising  out of the same incident as a conviction for a violation of any
of the provisions of section eleven hundred ninety-two of this  article,
shall  become liable to the department for payment of a driver responsi-
bility assessment as provided in this section AND FOR  COMPLETION  OF  A
MOTOR  VEHICLE  ACCIDENT  PREVENTION COURSE APPROVED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE
TWELVE-B OR TWELVE-C OF THIS CHAPTER WITHIN SIX MONTHS OF NOTICE BY  THE
COMMISSIONER OF THE OBLIGATION TO COMPLETE SUCH COURSE; PROVIDED, HOWEV-
ER,  THAT  COMPLETION  OF SUCH COURSE PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL NOT

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

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