senate Bill S515A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Creates stricter fines and criminal penalties for passing a stopped school bus

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  • In Committee
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 30, 2012 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 21, 2012 amended on third reading 515a
May 07, 2012 advanced to third reading
May 02, 2012 2nd report cal.
May 01, 2012 1st report cal.674
Jan 04, 2012 referred to transportation
Jan 05, 2011 referred to transportation

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S515 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10755
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1174, V & T L; amd §§120.04-a & 125.10, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S7388

S515 - Summary

Increases fines and penalties for passing a stopped school bus.

S515 - Sponsor Memo

S515 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   515

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. MAZIARZ, HANNON, JOHNSON -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Trans-
  portation

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  vehicle  and  traffic law and the penal law, in
  relation to increasing fines  and  penalties  for  passing  a  stopped
  school bus

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

  Section 1. Subdivision (c) of section 1174 of the vehicle and  traffic
law,  as  amended by chapter 254 of the laws of 2002, is amended to read
as follows:
  (c) Every person convicted of a violation of subdivision (a)  of  this
section shall BE SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING FINES AND PENALTIES:
  (I)  for a first conviction thereof, be punished by a fine of not less
than [two hundred fifty]  FOUR  HUNDRED  dollars  nor  more  than  [four
hundred]  SEVEN  HUNDRED  FIFTY  dollars or by imprisonment for not more
than thirty days or by both such fine and imprisonment;
  (II) for a conviction of  a  second  violation,  both  of  which  were
committed  within a period of three years, such person shall be punished
by a fine of not less than [six hundred dollars] NINE HUNDRED FIFTY  nor
more  than  [seven hundred fifty] ONE THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED FIFTY dollars
or by imprisonment for not more than one hundred eighty days or by  both
such fine and imprisonment;
  (III)  upon  a  conviction  of a third or subsequent violation, all of
which were committed within a period of three years, such  person  shall
be  punished  by a fine of not less than [seven hundred fifty] ONE THOU-
SAND ONE HUNDRED FIFTY dollars nor more than [one thousand] ONE THOUSAND
FIVE HUNDRED dollars or by imprisonment for not more  than  one  hundred
eighty days or by both such fine and imprisonment;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01222-01-1

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S515A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10755
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1174, V & T L; amd §§120.04-a & 125.10, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S7388

S515A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Increases fines and penalties for passing a stopped school bus.

S515A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S515A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 515--A
    Cal. No. 674

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  MAZIARZ,  AVELLA,  DeFRANCISCO,  HANNON, JOHNSON,
  LARKIN, YOUNG -- read twice and ordered printed, and when  printed  to
  be  committed to the Committee on Transportation -- recommitted to the
  Committee on Transportation in accordance with Senate Rule 6,  sec.  8
  -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to first and 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  penal  law,  in
  relation  to  increasing  fines  and  penalties  for passing a stopped
  school bus

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

  Section  1. Subdivision (c) of section 1174 of the vehicle and traffic
law, as amended by chapter 254 of the laws of 2002, is amended  to  read
as follows:
  (c)  Every  person convicted of a violation of subdivision (a) of this
section shall BE SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING FINES AND PENALTIES:
  (I) for a first conviction thereof, be punished by a fine of not  less
than  [two  hundred  fifty]  FOUR  HUNDRED  dollars  nor more than [four
hundred] SEVEN HUNDRED FIFTY dollars or by  imprisonment  for  not  more
than thirty days or by both such fine and imprisonment;
  (II)  for  a  conviction  of  a  second  violation, both of which were
committed within a period of three years, such person shall be  punished
by  a fine of not less than [six hundred dollars] NINE HUNDRED FIFTY nor
more than [seven hundred fifty] ONE THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED  FIFTY  dollars
or  by imprisonment for not more than one hundred eighty days or by both
such fine and imprisonment;
  (III) upon a conviction of a third or  subsequent  violation,  all  of
which  were  committed within a period of three years, such person shall
be punished by a fine of not less than [seven hundred fifty]  ONE  THOU-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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