senate Bill S7518

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to requiring attendance at motor vehicle accident prevention courses for certain individuals

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 21, 2012 committed to rules
Jun 11, 2012 advanced to third reading
Jun 06, 2012 2nd report cal.
Jun 05, 2012 1st report cal.1110
May 31, 2012 referred to transportation

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Jun 5, 2012 - Transportation committee Vote

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Transportation Committee Vote: Jun 5, 2012

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S7518 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10746
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §510-d, V & T L; amd §2336, Ins L

S7518 - Summary

Relates to requiring attendance at motor vehicle accident prevention courses for certain individuals.

S7518 - Sponsor Memo

S7518 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7518

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 31, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. FUSCHILLO -- 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 insurance law, in
  relation to motor vehicle  accident  prevention  courses  for  certain
  individuals

  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 510-d to read as follows:
  S  510-D.  MOTOR  VEHICLE  ACCIDENT  PREVENTION  COURSE FOR VIOLATIONS
COMMITTED BY HOLDERS OF CLASS  DJ  OR  CLASS  MJ  LEARNER'S  PERMITS  OR
LICENSES.  ANY  PERSON  WHOSE  CLASS  DJ OR CLASS MJ LEARNER'S PERMIT OR
LICENSE IS REVOKED OR SUSPENDED PURSUANT TO SECTION FIVE  HUNDRED  TEN-C
OF  THIS  ARTICLE  SHALL  COMPLETE  A  MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT PREVENTION
COURSE AS APPROVED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE  TWELVE-B  OR  TWELVE-C  OF  THIS
CHAPTER  PRIOR  TO  REINSTATEMENT  OF  HIS  OR  HER  DRIVING PRIVILEGES;
PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT COMPLETION  OF  SUCH  COURSE  PURSUANT  TO  THIS
SECTION SHALL NOT ENTITLE SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO A POINT REDUCTION OR INSUR-
ANCE  PREMIUM REDUCTION PURSUANT TO SECTION TWENTY-THREE HUNDRED THIRTY-
SIX OF THE INSURANCE LAW.
  S 2. Subsection (a) of section 2336 of the insurance law,  as  amended
by chapter 751 of the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows:
  (a)  Any  schedule of rates or rating plan for motor vehicle liability
and collision insurance submitted to the  superintendent  shall  provide
for  an  appropriate  reduction in premium charges for any insured for a
three year period after successfully completing a motor vehicle accident
prevention course, known as  the  national  safety  council's  defensive
driving course, or any driver improvement course approved by the depart-
ment  of motor vehicles as being equivalent to the national safety coun-
cil's defensive driving course, provided that,  except  as  provided  in
article  twelve-C  of  the  vehicle  and  traffic law, there shall be no
reduction in premiums for a self instruction defensive driving course or
a course which does not provide for actual classroom instruction  for  a
minimum  number  of hours as determined by the department of motor vehi-

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

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