senate Bill S1311

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to accident and investigation reports

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    • Passed Senate
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Jan 08, 2014 referred to transportation
Jan 09, 2013 referred to transportation

S1311 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง603 & 603-a, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4432, A294
2009-2010: A11633

S1311 - Summary

Relates to accident and investigation reports and requires reports submitted to the commissioner of motor vehicles to include an enumeration of any convictions on the operating record of the operator of each motor vehicle involved in an accident.

S1311 - Sponsor Memo

S1311 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E


                             January 9, 2013

Introduced  by Sen. STAVISKY -- 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 requirements
  for accident and investigation reports


  Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of section 603 of the vehicle and traffic
law, as amended by chapter 432 of the laws of 1997, is amended  to  read
as follows:
  1.  Every  police or judicial officer to whom an accident resulting in
injury to a person shall have been reported, pursuant to  the  foregoing
provisions  of this chapter, shall immediately investigate the facts, or
cause the same to be investigated, and report the matter to the  commis-
sioner  forthwith; provided, however, that the report of the accident is
made to the police officer or judicial officer within  five  days  after
such  accident.  Every  coroner, or other official performing like func-
tions, shall likewise make a report to the commissioner with respect  to
all  deaths found to have been the result of motor vehicle or motorcycle
accidents.   Such report shall include  information  on  the  width  and
length  of  trucks,  tractors,  trailers  and semitrailers, which are in
excess of ninety-five inches in width or thirty-four feet in length  and
which  are  involved in such accidents, whether such accident took place
in a work area and whether it was being operated with an  overweight  or
overdimension permit.  Such report shall distinctly indicate and include
information  as  to whether the inflatable restraint system inflated and
deployed.   Nothing contained in this subdivision  shall  be  deemed  to
preclude  a  police  officer from reporting any other accident which, in
the judgment of such police officer, would be required to be reported to
the commissioner by the operator of a vehicle pursuant  to  section  six
hundred  five of this article.  ANY REPORT SUBMITTED TO THE COMMISSIONER

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


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