senate Bill S923

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Makes the traffic infraction leaving the scene of an incident without reporting a class A misdemeanor

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Archive: Last Bill Status -

  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

do you support this legislation?

You must fill out the form below in order to support or oppose this bill. X

You must login or fill out the fields below for the senator to have an accurate account of the support or opposition to this bill.

Create an account. An account allows you to officially support or oppose key legislation, sign petitions with a single click, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.
Use this box to enter a message to your senator.


view actions (7)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 12, 2012 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1177
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 04, 2012 referred to transportation
Jan 05, 2011 referred to transportation


S923 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง600, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:

S923 - Summary

Makes the traffic infraction leaving the scene of an incident without reporting a class A misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not less than five hundred nor more than one thousand dollars in addition to any other penalties provided by law.

S923 - Sponsor Memo

S923 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E


                             January 5, 2011

Introduced  by  Sen.  MARCELLINO  -- 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  making  the
  traffic  infraction  leaving  scene of an incident without reporting a
  class A misdemeanor


  Section  1.  The  closing paragraph of subdivision 1 of section 600 of
the vehicle and traffic law, as amended by chapter 49  of  the  laws  of
2005, is amended to read as follows:
  A violation of the provisions of paragraph a of this subdivision shall
constitute  a  [traffic  infraction] CLASS A MISDEMEANOR punishable by a
fine of [up to two] NOT LESS THAN FIVE hundred [fifty] NOR MORE THAN ONE
THOUSAND dollars [or a sentence of imprisonment for up to  fifteen  days
or  both  such fine and imprisonment] IN ADDITION TO ANY OTHER PENALTIES
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.

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


Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.

By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.