senate Bill S7577A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to leaving the scene of an incident without reporting

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 19, 2012 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1317
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 13, 2012 print number 7577a
amend and recommit to transportation
Jun 05, 2012 referred to transportation

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S7577 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §600, V & T L

S7577 - Summary

Enacts "Alix's law"; relates to leaving the scene of an incident without reporting it; also relates to operating a vehicle while under the influences of alcohol or drugs.

S7577 - Sponsor Memo

S7577 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7577

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 5, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GALLIVAN -- 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 leaving  the
  scene of an incident without reporting

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

  Section 1. Section 600 of the vehicle and traffic law, as  amended  by
chapter 49 of the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows:
  S 600. Leaving  scene  of  an  incident without reporting. 1. Property
damage. a. Any person operating a motor vehicle who, knowing  or  having
cause to know that damage has been caused to the real property or to the
personal property, not including animals, of another, due to an incident
involving the motor vehicle operated by such person OR IS OPERATING SUCH
VEHICLE  WHILE  UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL OR DRUGS AS DEFINED UNDER
SECTION ELEVEN HUNDRED NINETY-TWO OF THIS CHAPTER, shall, before leaving
the place where the damage occurred, stop, exhibit his  or  her  license
and  insurance  identification  card for such vehicle, when such card is
required pursuant to articles six and eight of this  chapter,  and  give
his  or  her  name,  residence,  including  street and number, insurance
carrier and  insurance  identification  information  including  but  not
limited to the number and effective dates of said individual's insurance
policy,  and  license  number  to the party sustaining the damage, or in
case the person sustaining the damage is not present at the place  where
the  damage  occurred  then  he  or she shall report the same as soon as
physically able to the nearest police station, or judicial officer.
  b. It shall be the duty of any member of a law enforcement agency  who
is  at  the scene of the accident to request the said operator or opera-
tors of the motor vehicles, when physically  capable  of  doing  so,  to
exchange  the  information required hereinabove and such member of a law
enforcement agency shall assist such operator  or  operators  in  making
such exchange of information in a reasonable and harmonious manner.
  A violation of the provisions of paragraph a of this subdivision shall
constitute  a  traffic  infraction  punishable  by  a  fine of up to two

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD16137-01-2

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S7577A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §600, V & T L

S7577A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts "Alix's law"; relates to leaving the scene of an incident without reporting it; also relates to operating a vehicle while under the influences of alcohol or drugs.

S7577A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7577A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7577--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 5, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. GALLIVAN, GOLDEN, LARKIN, LIBOUS, MAZIARZ, SEWARD,
  STOROBIN -- 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 leaving the
  scene of an incident without reporting

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as "Alix's Law".
  S 2. Section 600 of the vehicle and traffic law, as amended by chapter
49 of the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows:
  S 600. Leaving  scene  of  an  incident without reporting. 1. Property
damage. a. Any person operating a motor vehicle who, knowing  or  having
cause to know that THE MOTOR VEHICLE OPERATED BY SUCH PERSON HAS COME IN
CONTACT  WITH AN OBJECT OTHER THAN THE ROAD WAY, HAS A DUTY TO PERFORM A
REASONABLE AND GOOD FAITH INVESTIGATION OF THE  INCIDENT  AND  IF  AS  A
RESULT  OF  SUCH  INVESTIGATION  SUCH PERSON KNOWS OR HAS REASON TO KNOW
THAT damage has been caused to the real  property  or  to  the  personal
property, not including animals, of another, due to [an incident involv-
ing]  THE  CONTACT  OF  the  motor vehicle operated by such person, SUCH
PERSON shall, before leaving the place where the damage occurred,  stop,
exhibit  his  or  her license and insurance identification card for such
vehicle, when such card is required pursuant to articles six  and  eight
of  this  chapter, and give his or her name, residence, including street
and number, insurance carrier and insurance  identification  information
including  but  not  limited  to  the number and effective dates of said
individual's insurance policy, and license number to the party  sustain-
ing the damage, or in case the person sustaining the damage is not pres-
ent  at  the place where the damage occurred then he or she shall report
the same as soon as physically able to the nearest  police  station,  or
judicial  officer.    A PERSON OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE IN VIOLATION OF
SECTION ELEVEN HUNDRED  NINETY-TWO  OF  THIS  CHAPTER,  THAT  CAME  INTO
CONTACT  WITH AN OBJECT OTHER THAN THE ROAD WAY, THAT RESULTED IN DAMAGE

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

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