senate Bill S6149A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires signage alerting motorists of red light cameras in the areas where red light camera demonstration programs have been authorized

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Jun 21, 2012 committed to rules
Apr 25, 2012 advanced to third reading
Apr 19, 2012 2nd report cal.
Apr 18, 2012 1st report cal.549
Feb 01, 2012 print number 6149a
amend (t) and recommit to transportation
Jan 06, 2012 referred to transportation

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Apr 18, 2012 - Transportation committee Vote

S6149A
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2
committee
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Aye
2
Nay
5
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
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Transportation Committee Vote: Apr 18, 2012

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S6149 - Bill Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1111-d, V & T L

S6149 - Bill Texts

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Requires signage alerting motorists of red light cameras in the areas where red light camera demonstration programs have been authorized.

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BILL NUMBER:S6149

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to requiring signage
alerting motorists of red light cameras

PURPOSE:
This legislation would require signage alerting motorists of
red light cameras in the areas where red light camera demonstration
programs have been authorized.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
Amends section 1111-a a 1111-b of the
Vehicle and Traffic Law to require signage alerting motorists of red
light cameras in the areas where red light camera demonstration
programs have been authorized. Such signage will warn motorists that
traffic controlled signal photo violation monitoring device is
operating at such intersection.

JUSTIFICATION:
Red light cameras are installed to improve intersection
safety by reducing the number of red light violations. The placement
of warning signs will enhance this purpose by warning motorists of
their presence and will lead to safer roadways for all New York
drivers.

This legislation requires that signs be posted at intersections
equipped with red light camera.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
New bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
To be determined.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
This act shall take effect on the one hundred
twentieth day after it shall have become a law, provided that the
amendments to subdivision (a) of section 1111-a of the vehicle and
traffic law made by section one of this act and subdivision (a) of
section 1111-b of the vehicle and traffic law made by section two,
three, four, five, six and seven of this act shall not affect the
expirations of such sections and shall be deemed expired and repealed
therewith. Effective immediately, the addition, amendment and/or
repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implementation
of this act on its effective date is authorized to be made on
or before such date.

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

                                  6149

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 6, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MARCELLINO  -- 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  requiring
  signage alerting motorists of red light cameras

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

  Section 1. Subdivision (a) of section 1111-a of the vehicle and  traf-
fic law is amended by adding a new paragraph 3 to read as follows:
  3.  SUCH  DEMONSTRATION  PROGRAM  SHALL INCLUDE SIGNAGE AT EACH INTER-
SECTION WHERE A TRAFFIC-CONTROL SIGNAL PHOTO VIOLATION-MONITORING DEVICE
IS IN OPERATION. SUCH SIGNAGE SHALL WARN THAT A  TRAFFIC-CONTROL  SIGNAL
PHOTO VIOLATION-MONITORING DEVICE IS OPERATING AT SUCH INTERSECTION.
  S 2. Subdivision (a) of section 1111-b of the vehicle and traffic law,
as  added  by chapter 19 of the laws of 2009, is amended by adding a new
paragraph 3 to read as follows:
  3. SUCH DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM SHALL INCLUDE  SIGNAGE  AT  EACH  INTER-
SECTION WHERE A TRAFFIC-CONTROL SIGNAL PHOTO VIOLATION-MONITORING DEVICE
IS  IN  OPERATION. SUCH SIGNAGE SHALL WARN THAT A TRAFFIC-CONTROL SIGNAL
PHOTO VIOLATION-MONITORING DEVICE IS OPERATING AT SUCH INTERSECTION.
  S 3. Subdivision (a) of section 1111-b of the vehicle and traffic law,
as added by chapter 20 of the laws of 2009, is amended by adding  a  new
paragraph 3 to read as follows:
  3.  SUCH  DEMONSTRATION  PROGRAM  SHALL INCLUDE SIGNAGE AT EACH INTER-
SECTION WHERE A TRAFFIC-CONTROL SIGNAL PHOTO VIOLATION-MONITORING DEVICE
IS IN OPERATION. SUCH SIGNAGE SHALL WARN THAT A  TRAFFIC-CONTROL  SIGNAL
PHOTO VIOLATION-MONITORING DEVICE IS OPERATING AT SUCH INTERSECTION.
  S 4. Subdivision (a) of section 1111-b of the vehicle and traffic law,
as  added  by chapter 21 of the laws of 2009, is amended by adding a new
paragraph 3 to read as follows:
  3. SUCH DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM SHALL INCLUDE  SIGNAGE  AT  EACH  INTER-
SECTION WHERE A TRAFFIC-CONTROL SIGNAL PHOTO VIOLATION-MONITORING DEVICE
IS  IN  OPERATION. SUCH SIGNAGE SHALL WARN THAT A TRAFFIC-CONTROL SIGNAL
PHOTO VIOLATION-MONITORING DEVICE IS OPERATING AT SUCH INTERSECTION.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13789-01-1

S. 6149                             2

  S 5. Subdivision (a) of section 1111-b of the vehicle and traffic law,
as added by chapter 22 of the laws of 2009, is amended by adding  a  new
paragraph 3 to read as follows:
  3.  SUCH  DEMONSTRATION  PROGRAM  SHALL INCLUDE SIGNAGE AT EACH INTER-
SECTION WHERE A TRAFFIC-CONTROL SIGNAL PHOTO VIOLATION-MONITORING DEVICE
IS IN OPERATION. SUCH SIGNAGE SHALL WARN THAT A  TRAFFIC-CONTROL  SIGNAL
PHOTO VIOLATION-MONITORING DEVICE IS OPERATING AT SUCH INTERSECTION.
  S 6. Subdivision (a) of section 1111-b of the vehicle and traffic law,
as  added  by chapter 23 of the laws of 2009, is amended by adding a new
paragraph 3 to read as follows:
  3. SUCH DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM SHALL INCLUDE  SIGNAGE  AT  EACH  INTER-
SECTION WHERE A TRAFFIC-CONTROL SIGNAL PHOTO VIOLATION-MONITORING DEVICE
IS  IN  OPERATION. SUCH SIGNAGE SHALL WARN THAT A TRAFFIC-CONTROL SIGNAL
PHOTO VIOLATION-MONITORING DEVICE IS OPERATING AT SUCH INTERSECTION.
  S 7. Subdivision (a) of section 1111-b of the vehicle and traffic law,
as added by chapter 383 of the laws of 2009, is amended by adding a  new
paragraph 3 to read as follows:
  3.  SUCH  DEMONSTRATION  PROGRAM  SHALL INCLUDE SIGNAGE AT EACH INTER-
SECTION WHERE A TRAFFIC-CONTROL SIGNAL PHOTO VIOLATION-MONITORING DEVICE
IS IN OPERATION. SUCH SIGNAGE SHALL WARN THAT A  TRAFFIC-CONTROL  SIGNAL
PHOTO VIOLATION-MONITORING DEVICE IS OPERATING AT SUCH INTERSECTION.
  S 8. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it  shall have become a law, provided that the amendments to subdivision
(a) of section 1111-a of the vehicle and traffic law made by section one
of this act and subdivision (a) of sections 1111-b of  the  vehicle  and
traffic  law  made  by sections two, three, four, five, six and seven of
this act shall not affect the expirations of such sections and shall  be
deemed  expired and repealed therewith. Effective immediately, the addi-
tion, amendment and/or repeal of any rule or  regulation  necessary  for
the implementation of this act on its effective date is authorized to be
made on or before such date.

S6149A (ACTIVE) - Bill Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1111-d, V & T L

S6149A (ACTIVE) - Bill Texts

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Requires signage alerting motorists of red light cameras in the areas where red light camera demonstration programs have been authorized.

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BILL NUMBER:S6149A

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to requiring signage
alerting motorists of red light cameras;
and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

PURPOSE:
This legislation would require signage alerting motorists of
red light cameras in the areas where red light camera demonstration
programs have been authorized.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
The vehicle and traffic law is amended to add a
new section 1111-d to require signage alerting motorists of red light
cameras in the areas where red light camera demonstration programs
have been authorized. Such signage will warn motorists that a traffic
controlled signal photo violation monitoring device is operating at
such intersection.

JUSTIFICATION:
Red light cameras are installed to improve intersection
safety by reducing the number of red light violations. The placement
of warning signs will enhance this purpose by warning motorists of
their presence and will lead to safer roadways for all New York
drivers.

This legislation requires that signs be posted at intersections
equipped with red light camera.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
New bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
To be determined.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
This act shall take effect on the one hundred
twentieth day after it shall have become a law and shall expire
December 1, 2014 when upon such date the provisions of this act shall
be deemed repealed. Effective immediately, the addition, amendment
and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the
implementation of this act on its effective date is authorized to be
made on or before such date.

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

                                 6149--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 6, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MARCELLINO  -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the  Committee  on  Transportation  --
  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  requiring
  signage alerting motorists of red light cameras; and providing for the
  repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section 1.  The vehicle and traffic law is amended  by  adding  a  new
section 1111-d to read as follows:
  S  1111-D. RED LIGHT CAMERA SIGNAGE REQUIRED. ANY CITY OR COUNTY OPER-
ATING A DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM THAT IMPOSES  MONETARY  LIABILITY  ON  THE
OWNER  OF  A  VEHICLE  FOR FAILURE OF AN OPERATOR THEREOF TO COMPLY WITH
TRAFFIC-CONTROL INDICATIONS IN SUCH CITY  OR  COUNTY  PURSUANT  TO  THIS
ARTICLE  SHALL REQUIRE SIGNAGE AT EACH INTERSECTION WHERE A TRAFFIC-CON-
TROL SIGNAL PHOTO VIOLATION-MONITORING  DEVICE  IS  IN  OPERATION.  SUCH
SIGNAGE  SHALL  WARN THAT A TRAFFIC-CONTROL SIGNAL PHOTO VIOLATION-MONI-
TORING DEVICE IS OPERATING AT SUCH INTERSECTION.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it shall have become a law and shall expire December 1, 2014  when  upon
such date the provisions of this act shall be deemed repealed. Effective
immediately,  the addition, amendment and/or repeal of any rule or regu-
lation necessary for the implementation of this  act  on  its  effective
date is authorized to be made on or before such date.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13789-02-2

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