|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|
senate Bill S7518
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S7518 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- 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
BILL NUMBER:S7518 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law and the insurance law, in relation to motor vehicle accident prevention courses for certain individuals PURPOSE: This legislation would require an individual who's class DJ or class MJ learner's permit or license has been revoked or suspended to take a motor vehicle accident prevention course prior to reinstatement of their driving privileges. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. Amends the vehicle and traffic law to add a new section 510-d that would require an individual who's class DJ or class MJ learner's permit or license has been revoked or suspended to take a motor vehicle accident prevention course prior to reinstatement of their driving privileges. Section 2 and 3. Amends section 2336 of the insurance law to exclude participants in this course, for the purpose of license reinstatement, shall not result in a point reduction or insurance premium reduction. Section 4. Effective date
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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