senate Bill S1062

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Increases the penalties for certain handicapped parking violations

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S1062 - Details

Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง1203-b & 1203-c, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S274A
2009-2010: S2149

S1062 - Summary

Increases the fines for certain handicapped parking violations and imposes two points on the violator's record for a second offense within two years in the same municipality.

S1062 - Sponsor Memo

S1062 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1062

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. MAZIARZ, DeFRANCISCO, FUSCHILLO, LANZA -- 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 penalties
  for certain handicapped parking violations

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

  Section  1. Subdivision 2 of section 1203-b of the vehicle and traffic
law, as amended by chapter 203 of the laws of 1981, is amended  to  read
as follows:
  2.  [It]  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW OR REGULATION IT
shall be a violation for any person to stop, stand or park a vehicle  in
any  area designated as a place for handicapped parking unless the vehi-
cle bears a permit  issued  under  section  [one  thousand  two  hundred
three-a] TWELVE HUNDRED THREE-A OF THIS ARTICLE or a registration issued
under  section  four  hundred four-a of this chapter and such vehicle is
being used for the transportation of a severely disabled or  handicapped
person.  [This  subdivision  shall  not  apply to a violation of section
twelve hundred three-c of this chapter.] ANY  PERSON  WHO  VIOLATES  THE
PROVISIONS  OF  THIS  SUBDIVISION SHALL BE SUBJECT TO A FINE OF NOT LESS
THAN FIFTY DOLLARS NOR MORE THAN  ONE  HUNDRED  DOLLARS  FOR  THE  FIRST
OFFENSE  AND ONE HUNDRED TO ONE HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS AND THE IMPOSITION
OF TWO POINTS ON THE VIOLATOR'S RECORD FOR THE SECOND OFFENSE  OCCURRING
WITHIN A PERIOD OF TWO YEARS WITHIN THE SAME MUNICIPALITY.
  S  2.  Subdivision 4 of section 1203-c of the vehicle and traffic law,
as amended by chapter 613 of the laws of 2003, is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  4.  Except  as  otherwise provided by local law which imposes a larger
maximum fine, any person who stops, stands or parks  in  spaces  clearly
marked for use by the handicapped in accordance with this section, with-

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

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