senate Bill S935A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides for doubling the fine for a moving violation occurring within a quarter mile radius of a primary or secondary school or 200 yards of a school in N.Y. city

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 12, 2012 reported and committed to rules
May 23, 2012 print number 935a
amend and recommit to finance
Apr 18, 2012 reported and committed to finance
Jan 04, 2012 referred to transportation
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 20, 2011 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 13, 2011 ordered to third reading cal.1184
reported and committed to rules
May 24, 2011 reported and committed to finance
Jan 05, 2011 referred to transportation

Votes

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Jun 12, 2012 - Finance committee Vote

S935A
32
1
committee
32
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Apr 18, 2012 - Transportation committee Vote

S935
19
0
committee
19
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 14, 2011 - Finance committee Vote

S935
32
0
committee
32
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
1
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 14, 2011 - Rules committee Vote

S935
22
1
committee
22
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 24, 2011 - Transportation committee Vote

S935
18
0
committee
18
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Bill Amendments

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Original
A (Active)

S935 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10697
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§142-a, 1229-e & 1229-f, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S596
2011-2012: S935A

S935 - Summary

Provides for doubling the fine for certain moving violations occurring within school safety zones: a quarter mile radius of a primary or secondary school or 200 yards of a school in NYC; doubles the fines during school hours; requires local governments to post signs prescribed by the commissioner of transportation; requires establishment of maximum speed limits in school safety zones to be done in consultation with local governments and police.

S935 - Sponsor Memo

S935 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   935

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             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 establishing
  the school safety zone act

  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 the "school
safety zone act".
  S 2. The vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding  a  new  section
142-a to read as follows:
  S  142-A. SCHOOL SAFETY ZONE. THE AREA OR SPACE INCLUDED WITHIN A ONE-
QUARTER MILE RADIUS OF A PRIMARY OR SECONDARY  SCHOOL;  EXCEPT  THAT  IN
CITIES COMPRISING MORE THAN ONE COUNTY, SUCH RADIUS SHALL BE TWO HUNDRED
YARDS.
  S 3. The vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding two new sections
1229-e and 1229-f to read as follows:
  S  1229-E.  FINES  DOUBLED WITHIN SCHOOL SAFETY ZONE. 1. THE OTHERWISE
APPLICABLE FINE OR RANGE OF FINES FOR THE COMMISSION OF A MOVING TRAFFIC
VIOLATION PROHIBITED UNDER ANY PROVISION OF THIS TITLE WITHIN  A  SCHOOL
SAFETY ZONE, AS DEFINED IN SECTION ONE HUNDRED FORTY-TWO-A OF THIS CHAP-
TER, DURING POSTED SCHOOL HOURS SHALL BE DOUBLED.
  2.  THE  (A) GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY, TOWN, OR VILLAGE IN WHICH ANY
SCHOOL SAFETY ZONE IS LOCATED IN EVERY COUNTY NOT WHOLLY CONTAINED WITH-
IN A CITY AND (B) LOCAL COMMUNITY BOARD OF ANY CITY COMPRISING MORE THAN
ONE COUNTY SHALL OBTAIN FROM THE  SCHOOL  AUTHORITIES  OF  EVERY  SCHOOL
BUILDING  IN  A SCHOOL SAFETY ZONE WITHIN THEIR RESPECTIVE JURISDICTIONS
THE SCHOOL HOURS OF EACH SUCH  SCHOOL  BUILDING.  SUCH  HOURS  SHALL  BE
INCORPORATED  INTO  THE SIGNS POSTED AS REQUIRED BY LAW AND PRESCRIPTION
OF THE COMMISSIONER OF TRANSPORTATION TO DESIGNATE SCHOOL SAFETY ZONES.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04928-01-1

S935A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10697
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§142-a, 1229-e & 1229-f, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S596
2011-2012: S935A

S935A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for doubling the fine for certain moving violations occurring within school safety zones: a quarter mile radius of a primary or secondary school or 200 yards of a school in NYC; doubles the fines during school hours; requires local governments to post signs prescribed by the commissioner of transportation; requires establishment of maximum speed limits in school safety zones to be done in consultation with local governments and police.

S935A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S935A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 935--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MARCELLINO  -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the  Committee  on  Transportation  --
  recommitted  to  the  Committee  on  Transportation in accordance with
  Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- reported favorably from  said  committee  and
  committed  to  the  Committee on Finance -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to establishing
  the school safety zone act

  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  the  "school
safety zone act".
  S  2.  The  vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding a new section
142-a to read as follows:
  S 142-A. SCHOOL SAFETY ZONE. THE AREA OR SPACE INCLUDED WITHIN A  ONE-
QUARTER  MILE  RADIUS  OF  A PRIMARY OR SECONDARY SCHOOL; EXCEPT THAT IN
CITIES COMPRISING MORE THAN ONE COUNTY, SUCH RADIUS SHALL BE TWO HUNDRED
YARDS.
  S 3. The vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding two new sections
1229-e and 1229-f to read as follows:
  S 1229-E. FINES DOUBLED WITHIN SCHOOL SAFETY ZONE.  1.  THE  OTHERWISE
APPLICABLE FINE OR RANGE OF FINES FOR THE COMMISSION OF A MOVING TRAFFIC
VIOLATION  PROHIBITED  UNDER ANY PROVISION OF THIS TITLE WITHIN A SCHOOL
SAFETY ZONE, AS DEFINED IN SECTION ONE HUNDRED FORTY-TWO-A OF THIS CHAP-
TER, DURING POSTED SCHOOL HOURS SHALL BE DOUBLED.
  2. THE (A) GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY, TOWN, OR VILLAGE IN  WHICH  ANY
SCHOOL SAFETY ZONE IS LOCATED IN EVERY COUNTY NOT WHOLLY CONTAINED WITH-
IN A CITY AND (B) LOCAL COMMUNITY BOARD OF ANY CITY COMPRISING MORE THAN
ONE  COUNTY  SHALL  OBTAIN  FROM  THE SCHOOL AUTHORITIES OF EVERY SCHOOL

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

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