|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 25, 2014||referred to transportation|
delivered to assembly
|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
|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|
senate Bill S1446
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
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- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1446 - Details
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
BILL NUMBER:S1446 TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE: To provide a mechanism for greater enforcement of driving while intoxicated and driving while ability impaired laws involving motor vehicle accidents. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. Subparagraph 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 2-1 is added. Requires. for a mandatory chemical test when a motor vehicle accident results in a death and a court ordered chemical test when there is a serious personal injury. JUSTIFICATION: All too often, intoxicated drivers who are involved in motor vehicle crashes escape prosecution. In August of 2004, the National Highway
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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