Senate Bill S3760

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Increases the penalties for persons leaving the scene of a boating accident

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  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2011-S3760 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7450
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Navigation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§47, 73-c & 47-b, Nav L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S4311
2013-2014: S339, A488
2015-2016: A1419

2011-S3760 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Increases the penalties for persons leaving the scene of a boating accident.

2011-S3760 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2011-S3760 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3760

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 3, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  DeFRANCISCO, JOHNSON, LARKIN, RANZENHOFER -- read
  twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
  Committee on Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation

AN ACT to amend the navigation law, in relation to increasing the penal-
  ties  for  persons  leaving  the  scene  of a boating accident without
  making a report

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 2 of section 47 of the naviga-
tion  law,  as  added  by chapter 297 of the laws of 2009, is amended to
read as follows:
  (b) The first violation of the provisions of  paragraph  (a)  of  this
subdivision involving personal injury to another person resulting solely
from the failure of a vessel operator to provide the name and address of
the  vessel  owner  and/or the identification number of the vessel shall
constitute a class [B] A misdemeanor punishable by a fine  of  not  less
than two hundred fifty nor more than five hundred dollars in addition to
any other penalties provided by law. Any subsequent such violation after
a  conviction  for  such violation within the preceding five years shall
constitute a class [A misdemeanor] E FELONY 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. Any violation of the provisions of
paragraph (a) of this subdivision, other than  the  mere  failure  of  a
vessel  operator  to  provide  the  name and address of the vessel owner
and/or the identification number of the vessel, shall constitute a class
[A misdemeanor] E FELONY, 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. Any such  violation  committed  by  a  person
after  such  person  has  previously  been convicted of such a violation
shall constitute a class [E] D felony, punishable by a fine of not  less
than  one  thousand  nor  more than two thousand five hundred dollars in

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09685-01-1
              

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