|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to transportation|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S1512
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1512 - Details
S1512 - Summary
Expands the definition of driving while ability impaired to include driving while ability is affected to any extent by the voluntary consumption or utilization of a drug.
S1512 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1512 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to increasing the parameters of driving while ability impaired to include driving while ability affected by drugs PURPOSE: This bill increases the parameters of driving while ability impaired to include driving while ability is affected to any extent by the utilization of a drug. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends Subdivision 1 of. section 1192 of the vehicle and traffic law, as added by chapter 47 of the laws of 1988, to include the utilization of a drug under the category of driving while impaired. JUSTIFICATION: This bill would remedy a deficiency in the Vehicle and Traffic Law (VTL) which constitutes a significant number of cases each year. Section 1192 of the VTL is entitled "Operating a Motor Vehicle While Under the influence of Alcohol or Drugs". Section 1992-2 of the VTL provides that "no person shall operate a motor vehicle while such person has .10 of 1 percentum or more by weight of alcohol in the persons blood ...". Section 1192-3 provides that no person shall operate a motor vehicle while in an intoxicated condition. Both Sections 1192.2 and 1192-3 of the VTL are unclassified misdemea- nors. Routinely first time offenders, and in various other circumstances
S1512 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1512 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. MARCELLINO -- 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 increasing the parameters of driving while ability impaired to include driving while ability affected by drugs THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 1192 of the vehicle and traffic law, as added by chapter 47 of the laws of 1988, is amended to read as follows: 1. Driving while ability impaired. No person shall operate a motor vehicle while the person's ability to operate such motor vehicle is: (A) impaired by the consumption of alcohol; OR (B) AFFECTED TO ANY EXTENT BY THE VOLUNTARY CONSUMPTION OR UTILIZATION OF A DRUG AS DEFINED IN THIS CHAPTER. 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. LBD03266-01-3
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