senate Bill S5338B

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Enacts "Vince's law" to increase fines, terms of imprisonment and license conditions for violations of provisions of law relating to driving while intoxicated

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 12, 2012 print number 5338b
amend (t) and recommit to finance
May 15, 2012 print number 5338a
amend and recommit to finance
Jan 30, 2012 reported and committed to finance
Jan 04, 2012 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse
Jun 01, 2011 reported and committed to finance
May 09, 2011 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse

Bill Amendments

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S5338 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1193, V & T L; amd §243, Exec L

S5338 - Summary

Enacts "Vince's law" to increase fines, terms of imprisonment and license conditions for violations of provisions of law relating to driving while intoxicated or impaired by drugs.

S5338 - Sponsor Memo

S5338 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5338

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 9, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DeFRANCISCO -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Alcoholism  and  Drug
  Abuse

AN  ACT  to  amend  the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to enacting
  "Vince's law" to increase fines, terms  of  imprisonment  and  license
  conditions  for  violations  of  provisions of law relating to driving
  while  intoxicated  or  impaired  by  drugs;  and  to  repeal  certain
  provisions of such law relating thereto

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as "Vince's law".
  S 2. Paragraphs (b) and (c) of subdivision 1 of section  1193  of  the
vehicle  and traffic law, as amended by chapter 496 of the laws of 2009,
are amended to read as follows:
  (b) Driving while intoxicated or while ability impaired  by  drugs  or
while  ability impaired by the combined influence of drugs or of alcohol
and any drug or drugs; aggravated driving while intoxicated; misdemeanor
offenses. (i) A violation of subdivision two, three, four or  four-a  of
section eleven hundred ninety-two of this article shall be a misdemeanor
and  shall  be  punishable by a fine of not less than [five hundred] ONE
THOUSAND dollars nor more than one thousand FIVE HUNDRED dollars, or  by
imprisonment  in  a  penitentiary  or  county jail for not more than one
year, or by both such fine and imprisonment. A  violation  of  paragraph
(a)  of  subdivision  two-a of section eleven hundred ninety-two of this
article shall be a misdemeanor and shall be punishable by a fine of  not
less  than  one  thousand FIVE HUNDRED dollars nor more than [two] THREE
thousand [five hundred] dollars or by imprisonment in a penitentiary  or
county  jail for not more than one year, or by both such fine and impri-
sonment.
  (ii) In addition to the imposition of any fine or period of  imprison-
ment  set  forth  in  this paragraph, the court shall also sentence such

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11135-01-1

S5338A - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1193, V & T L; amd §243, Exec L

S5338A - Summary

Enacts "Vince's law" to increase fines, terms of imprisonment and license conditions for violations of provisions of law relating to driving while intoxicated or impaired by drugs.

S5338A - Sponsor Memo

S5338A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5338--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 9, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DeFRANCISCO -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Alcoholism  and  Drug
  Abuse  -- recommitted to the Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse in
  accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- reported favorably from  said
  committee  and  committed  to  the  Committee  on Finance -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law,  in  relation  to  enacting
  "Vince's  law"  to  increase  fines, terms of imprisonment and license
  conditions for violations of provisions of  law  relating  to  driving
  while  intoxicated  or  impaired  by  drugs;  and  to  repeal  certain
  provisions of such law relating thereto

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as "Vince's law".
  S  2.  Paragraphs  (b) and (c) of subdivision 1 of section 1193 of the
vehicle and traffic law, as amended by chapter 496 of the laws of  2009,
are amended to read as follows:
  (b)  Driving  while  intoxicated or while ability impaired by drugs or
while ability impaired by the combined influence of drugs or of  alcohol
and any drug or drugs; aggravated driving while intoxicated; misdemeanor
offenses.  (i)  A violation of subdivision two, three, four or four-a of
section eleven hundred ninety-two of this article shall be a misdemeanor
and shall be punishable by a fine of not less than  [five  hundred]  ONE
THOUSAND  dollars nor more than one thousand FIVE HUNDRED dollars, or by
imprisonment in a penitentiary or county jail  for  not  more  than  one
year,  or  by  both such fine and imprisonment. A violation of paragraph
(a) of subdivision two-a of section eleven hundred  ninety-two  of  this
article  shall be a misdemeanor and shall be punishable by a fine of not
less than one thousand FIVE HUNDRED dollars nor more  than  [two]  THREE
thousand  [five hundred] dollars or by imprisonment in a penitentiary or

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11135-02-2

S5338B (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1193, V & T L; amd §243, Exec L

S5338B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts "Vince's law" to increase fines, terms of imprisonment and license conditions for violations of provisions of law relating to driving while intoxicated or impaired by drugs.

S5338B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5338B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5338--B

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 9, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DeFRANCISCO -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Alcoholism  and  Drug
  Abuse  -- recommitted to the Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse in
  accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- reported favorably from  said
  committee  and  committed  to  the  Committee  on Finance -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend the vehicle and traffic law and the executive law, in
  relation to enacting "Vince's law" to increase fines, terms of  impri-
  sonment  and  license  conditions  for violations of provisions of law
  relating to driving while intoxicated or impaired by drugs

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as "Vince's law".
  S  2.  Paragraphs  (b) and (c) of subdivision 1 of section 1193 of the
vehicle and traffic law, as amended by chapter 496 of the laws of  2009,
are amended to read as follows:
  (b)  Driving  while  intoxicated or while ability impaired by drugs or
while ability impaired by the combined influence of drugs or of  alcohol
and any drug or drugs; aggravated driving while intoxicated; misdemeanor
offenses.  (i)  A violation of subdivision two, three, four or four-a of
section eleven hundred ninety-two of this article shall be a misdemeanor
and shall be punishable by a fine of not less than  [five  hundred]  ONE
THOUSAND  dollars nor more than one thousand FIVE HUNDRED dollars, or by
imprisonment in a penitentiary or county jail  for  not  more  than  one
year,  or  by  both such fine and imprisonment. A violation of paragraph
(a) of subdivision two-a of section eleven hundred  ninety-two  of  this
article  shall be a misdemeanor and shall be punishable by a fine of not
less than one thousand FIVE HUNDRED dollars nor more  than  [two]  THREE
thousand  [five hundred] dollars or by imprisonment in a penitentiary or

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11135-04-2

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