Senate Bill S1919

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Increases the penalties for driving with a suspended or revoked license

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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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2013-S1919 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9584
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §511, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S6460
2011-2012: S1271

2013-S1919 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Increases the penalties for driving with a suspended or revoked license.

2013-S1919 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2013-S1919 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1919

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. ADDABBO -- 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  increasing
  the penalties for driving with a suspended or revoked license

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 1, paragraph (b)  of  subdivi-
sion  2 and paragraph (b) of subdivision 3 of section 511 of the vehicle
and traffic law, paragraph (b) of subdivision 1  and  paragraph  (b)  of
subdivision  2  as  amended by chapter 607 of the laws of 1993 and para-
graph (b) of subdivision 3 as separately amended by chapters 786 and 892
of the laws of 1990, are amended to read as follows:
  (b) Aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle  in  the  third
degree is a misdemeanor. When a person is convicted of this offense, the
sentence  of  the  court must be: (i) a fine of not less than [two] FIVE
hundred dollars nor more than [five hundred] ONE  THOUSAND  dollars;  or
(ii)  a term of imprisonment of not more than thirty days; or (iii) both
such fine and imprisonment.
  (b) Aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in  the  second
degree  is a misdemeanor. When a person is convicted of this crime under
subparagraph (i) of paragraph (a) of this subdivision, the  sentence  of
the  court must be: (i) a fine of not less than [five hundred] ONE THOU-
SAND dollars[; and] NOR MORE THAN FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS; AND/OR  (ii)  a
term  of  imprisonment  not  to exceed one hundred eighty days; or (iii)
where appropriate a sentence of probation as provided in subdivision six
of this section; or (iv) a term of imprisonment  as  a  condition  of  a
sentence  of  probation as provided in the penal law and consistent with
this section. When a person is convicted of this  crime  under  subpara-
graph  (ii),  (iii)  or  (iv)  of paragraph (a) of this subdivision, the
sentence of the court must be: (i) a fine of not less than five  hundred

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

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