senate Bill S7481

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes demonstration program to enforce maximum speed limits by means of speed limit photo devices in city of New York

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  • Delivered to Governor
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May 24, 2012 referred to transportation

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S7481 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7737A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§235, 236, 237, 239, 240, 241, 401 & 1809, add §1180-b, V & T L; amd §87, Pub off L

S7481 - Summary

Authorizes the city of New York to establish a demonstration program imposing liability on owners of motor vehicles found to be in violation of the maximum speed limit or the maximum school speed limit of the city through the use of a speed limit photo device which combines speed sensing technology which determines the speed of a vehicle and captures/records that date by photographic, microphotographic, video tape or other recording system and produces an image of a motor vehicle at the moment that it exceeds the speed limit; provides for the expiration of this demonstration program five years after the effective date.

S7481 - Sponsor Memo

S7481 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7481

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 24, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- 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 and the public officers law,
  in relation to establishing in each city  with  a  population  of  one
  million  or  more  a  demonstration  program  to enforce maximum speed
  limits by means of speed limit photo devices; 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. Subdivision 1 of section 235 of  the  vehicle  and  traffic
law,  as  amended  by  section 1 of part II of chapter 59 of the laws of
2010, is amended to read as follows:
  1. Notwithstanding any inconsistent provision of any general,  special
or  local  law or administrative code to the contrary, in any city which
heretofore or hereafter is authorized  to  establish  an  administrative
tribunal to hear and determine complaints of traffic infractions consti-
tuting  parking,  standing  or stopping violations, or to adjudicate the
liability of owners for violations of subdivision (d) of section  eleven
hundred eleven of this chapter in accordance with section eleven hundred
eleven-a  of  this chapter, or to adjudicate the liability of owners for
violations of subdivision (d) of section eleven hundred eleven  of  this
chapter  in  accordance  with  sections  eleven hundred eleven-b of this
chapter as added by sections sixteen of chapters twenty, twenty-one, and
twenty-two of the laws of  two  thousand  nine,  or  to  adjudicate  the
liability  of  owners  for  violations of toll collection regulations as
defined in and in accordance with the provisions of section two thousand
nine hundred eighty-five of the  public  authorities  law  and  sections
sixteen-a, sixteen-b and sixteen-c of chapter seven hundred seventy-four
of  the  laws  of  nineteen hundred fifty, or to adjudicate liability of
owners in accordance with section eleven hundred eleven-c of this  chap-
ter  for violations of bus lane restrictions as defined in such section,
OR TO ADJUDICATE LIABILITY OF OWNERS FOR VIOLATIONS OF SUBDIVISIONS  (C)
AND  (D)  OF SECTION ELEVEN HUNDRED EIGHTY OF THIS CHAPTER IN ACCORDANCE
WITH SECTION ELEVEN HUNDRED EIGHTY-B OF THIS CHAPTER, such tribunal  and

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

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