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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to transportation|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S1062
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee
- In Committee
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- Passed Senate
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S1062 - Details
S1062 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1062 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to penalties for certain handicapped parking violations PURPOSE: To raise the fine and increase the punishment for parking in a hand- icapped spot. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: 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 increase the fine for parking in a handicapped parking space to $50-$100 for the first offense and $100$150 and 2 points on the violator's record for the second offense occurring within a period of two years within the same municipality. Subdivision 4 of section 1203-c of the vehicle and traffic law, as amended by 613 of the laws of 2003, is amended to raise the minimum fine for illegally parking in a handicapped parking space from $50-$75 to $50-$100 for the first offense, and raise the minimum fine from $75-$150 to $100-150 for the second offense occur- ring within a period of two years within the same municipality. JUSTIFICATION: All too often, able-bodied people are found parking in one of the
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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