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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to transportation|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S144
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S144 - Details
S144 - Summary
Requires any person convicted of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs to complete a drinking driver program as a condition of their sentence.
S144 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S144 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to requiring any person convicted of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs to complete a drinking driver program as a condition of their sentence PURPOSE OF BILL: To ensure that a person convicted of driving a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs is mandated as a condition of his or her sentence to participate in the Drinking Driver Program and receive an evaluation conducted by an addiction professional from an Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services licensed program and require that the offender pay the cost of the program. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1. Amends Section 1193 subdivision 1 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law by adding a new paragraph (h). Requires a defendant to complete a drinking driver program, where the court imposes a sentence for any violation of section eleven hundred ninety-two or section eleven hundred ninety-two-a of this article. Provides that such program
S144 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 144 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. DIAZ -- 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 requiring any person convicted of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs to complete a drinking driver program as a condition of their sentence THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 1193 of the vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding a new paragraph (h) to read as follows: (H) WHERE THE COURT IMPOSES A SENTENCE FOR ANY VIOLATION OF SECTION ELEVEN HUNDRED NINETY-TWO OR SECTION ELEVEN HUNDRED NINETY-TWO-A OF THIS ARTICLE, THE COURT SHALL REQUIRE THE DEFENDANT, AS A CONDITION OF SUCH SENTENCE, TO COMPLETE A DRINKING DRIVER PROGRAM LICENSED BY THE OFFICE OF ALCOHOLISM AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES AND TAUGHT BY A SUBSTANCE ABUSE PROFESSIONAL WHO IS CREDENTIALED BY THE OFFICE OF ALCOHOLISM AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES PURSUANT TO SECTION 19.07 OF THE MENTAL HYGIENE LAW, AND RECEIVE AN EVALUATION CONDUCTED BY THE SUBSTANCE ABUSE PROFES- SIONAL TEACHING THE PROGRAM. THE FEE FOR ATTENDING SUCH PROGRAM SHALL BE PAID BY THE DEFENDANT. S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed- ing the date on which it shall have become a law. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD01014-01-3
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