senate Bill S1446

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides for mandatory testing of breath, blood or urine in the event of a motor vehicle collision resulting in death or injury

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 25, 2014 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 13, 2014 advanced to third reading
Mar 12, 2014 2nd report cal.
Mar 11, 2014 1st report cal.267
Jan 08, 2014 referred to transportation
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 30, 2013 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 05, 2013 advanced to third reading
Feb 04, 2013 2nd report cal.
Jan 29, 2013 1st report cal.16
Jan 09, 2013 referred to transportation

Votes

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Mar 11, 2014 - Transportation committee Vote

S1446
19
0
committee
19
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jan 29, 2013 - Transportation committee Vote

S1446
18
0
committee
18
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S1446 - Details

Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง1194, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4422
2009-2010: S2498

S1446 - Summary

Provides for mandatory testing of breath, blood or urine in the event of a motor vehicle collision resulting in death or injury; provides immunity from civil liability for those health care providers who comply with the provisions of law requiring such testing.

S1446 - Sponsor Memo

S1446 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1446

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  FLANAGAN,  DeFRANCISCO,  GOLDEN -- 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 mandatory
  testing in the event of a motor vehicle collision resulting in  injury
  or death

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

  Section 1. Subparagraphs 1 and 2 of paragraph (a) of subdivision 2  of
section  1194  of the vehicle and traffic law, as amended by chapter 196
of the laws of 1996, are amended and a new subparagraph 2-a is added  to
read as follows:
  (1)  having  reasonable  grounds  to  believe such person to have been
operating in violation of any  subdivision  of  section  eleven  hundred
ninety-two  of  this  article and within two hours after such person has
been placed under arrest for any such violation;  or  having  reasonable
grounds  to  believe  such person to have been operating in violation of
section eleven hundred ninety-two-a of this article and within two hours
after the stop of such person for any such violation, OR
  (2) within two hours after a breath test, as provided in paragraph (b)
of subdivision one of this section,  indicates  that  alcohol  has  been
consumed by such person and in accordance with the rules and regulations
established by the police force of which the officer is a member[;], OR
  (2-A)  HAVING  REASONABLE  GROUNDS TO BELIEVE SUCH PERSON TO HAVE BEEN
OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE IN A MANNER THAT CAUSES SERIOUS PHYSICAL INJU-
RY AS DEFINED IN SECTION 10.00 OF THE PENAL LAW TO,  OR  THE  DEATH  OF,
ANOTHER  PERSON AND WITHIN TWO HOURS AFTER SUCH OPERATION WHICH RESULTED
IN SUCH SERIOUS PHYSICAL INJURY OR DEATH, OR
  S 2. Subdivision 3 of section 1194 of the vehicle and traffic law,  as
added by chapter 47 of the laws of 1988, is amended to read as follows:

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

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