senate Bill S6416

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Authorizes police officers to arrest a driver of a motor vehicle in certain circumstances without a warrant

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Mar 23, 2012 committee discharged and committed to rules
notice of committee consideration - requested
Feb 07, 2012 referred to transportation

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S6416 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง1146, V & T L

S6416 - Summary

Authorizes police officers to arrest a driver of a motor vehicle in certain circumstances when the officer has reasonable cause to believe that such person has failed to use due care in the operation of a motor vehicle.

S6416 - Sponsor Memo

S6416 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6416

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 7, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. SQUADRON -- 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  authorizing
  police  officers  to  arrest  a  driver  of  a motor vehicle without a
  warrant in certain circumstances when the officer has reasonable cause
  to believe that such person has failed to use due care in  the  opera-
  tion of a motor vehicle

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

  Section 1. Section 1146 of the vehicle and traffic law is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision (f) to read as follows:
  (F)  NOTWITHSTANDING  THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 140.10 OF THE CRIMINAL
PROCEDURE LAW, A POLICE OFFICER MAY, WITHOUT A WARRANT, ARREST A PERSON,
IN CASE OF A VIOLATION OF SUBDIVISION (B) OR (C)  OF  THIS  SECTION,  IF
SUCH  VIOLATION  IS  COUPLED WITH AN ACCIDENT OR COLLISION IN WHICH SUCH
PERSON IS INVOLVED, WHICH IN FACT HAS BEEN COMMITTED, THOUGH NOT IN  THE
POLICE  OFFICER'S  PRESENCE,  WHEN  THE  OFFICER HAS REASONABLE CAUSE TO
BELIEVE THAT THE VIOLATION WAS COMMITTED BY SUCH PERSON.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14324-01-2

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