senate Bill S1695A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes courts to suspend a driver's license where the holder fails to adhere to the court

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 26, 2014 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 11, 2014 advanced to third reading
Feb 10, 2014 2nd report cal.
Feb 04, 2014 1st report cal.93
Jan 08, 2014 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 20, 2013 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Apr 29, 2013 advanced to third reading
Apr 24, 2013 2nd report cal.
Apr 23, 2013 1st report cal.399
Feb 12, 2013 print number 1695a
amend (t) and recommit to alcoholism and drug abuse
Jan 09, 2013 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse

Votes

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Feb 4, 2014 - Alcoholism and Drug Abuse committee Vote

S1695A
6
0
committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Committee Vote: Feb 4, 2014

Apr 23, 2013 - Alcoholism and Drug Abuse committee Vote

S1695A
6
0
committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Committee Vote: Apr 23, 2013

Bill Amendments

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S1695 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2026A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Alcoholic Beverage Control Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §65-c, ABC L; amd §510, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S3188, A5722

S1695 - Summary

Authorizes courts to suspend a driver's license where the holder fails to appear before the court, pay a fine, complete an alcohol awareness program or complete community service within the period of time established by such court.

S1695 - Sponsor Memo

S1695 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1695

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  RANZENHOFER, DeFRANCISCO, GOLDEN, MAZIARZ -- read
  twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
  Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse

AN  ACT  to  amend the alcoholic beverage control law, the penal law and
  the vehicle and traffic law, in  relation  to  authorizing  courts  to
  suspend a driver's license where the holder fails to appear before the
  court,  pay  a fine, complete an alcohol awareness program or complete
  community service within the period of time established by such court

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  3  of section 65-c of the alcoholic beverage
control law, as amended by chapter 137 of the laws of 2001,  is  amended
to read as follows:
  3.  Any  person  who  unlawfully  possesses an alcoholic beverage with
intent to consume may be summoned before and examined by a court  having
jurisdiction  of  that charge; provided, however, that nothing contained
herein shall authorize, or be construed to authorize, a peace officer as
defined in subdivision thirty-three of  section  1.20  of  the  criminal
procedure  law or a police officer as defined in subdivision thirty-four
of section 1.20 of such law to arrest a person who unlawfully  possesses
an alcoholic beverage with intent to consume. If a determination is made
sustaining  such  charge the court may impose a fine not exceeding fifty
dollars and/or completion of an alcohol  awareness  program  established
pursuant  to section 19.25 of the mental hygiene law and/or an appropri-
ate amount of community service not to exceed thirty hours.  IN ADDITION
TO ANY FINE, ALCOHOL AWARENESS PROGRAM AND/OR COMMUNITY SERVICE  IMPOSED
BY  THE  COURT PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION, THE COURT MAY SUSPEND THE DRIV-
ER'S LICENSE OF ANY PERSON WHO FAILS TO APPEAR BEFORE THE COURT,  PAY  A
FINE,  COMPLETE  AN  ALCOHOL  AWARENESS  PROGRAM  OR  COMPLETE COMMUNITY
SERVICE PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION WITHIN THE PERIOD OF  TIME  ESTABLISHED

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

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S1695A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2026A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Alcoholic Beverage Control Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §65-c, ABC L; amd §510, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S3188, A5722

S1695A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes courts to suspend a driver's license where the holder fails to appear before the court, pay a fine, complete an alcohol awareness program or complete community service within the period of time established by such court.

S1695A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1695A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1695--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. RANZENHOFER, AVELLA, DeFRANCISCO, GOLDEN, MAZIARZ --
  read  twice  and  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to
  the Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse  --  committee  discharged,
  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said
  committee

AN ACT to amend the alcoholic beverage control law and the  vehicle  and
  traffic  law,  in relation to authorizing courts to suspend a driver's
  license where the holder fails to appear before the court, pay a fine,
  complete an alcohol awareness program or  complete  community  service
  within the period of time established by such court

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 65-c  of  the  alcoholic  beverage
control  law,  as amended by chapter 137 of the laws of 2001, is amended
to read as follows:
  3. Any person who unlawfully  possesses  an  alcoholic  beverage  with
intent  to consume may be summoned before and examined by a court having
jurisdiction of that charge; provided, however, that  nothing  contained
herein shall authorize, or be construed to authorize, a peace officer as
defined  in  subdivision  thirty-three  of  section 1.20 of the criminal
procedure law or a police officer as defined in subdivision  thirty-four
of  section 1.20 of such law to arrest a person who unlawfully possesses
an alcoholic beverage with intent to consume. If a determination is made
sustaining such charge the court may impose a fine not  exceeding  fifty
dollars  and/or  completion  of an alcohol awareness program established
pursuant to section 19.25 of the mental hygiene law and/or an  appropri-
ate amount of community service not to exceed thirty hours.  IN ADDITION
TO  ANY FINE, ALCOHOL AWARENESS PROGRAM AND/OR COMMUNITY SERVICE IMPOSED
BY THE COURT PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION, THE COURT MAY SUSPEND  THE  DRIV-
ER'S  LICENSE  OF ANY PERSON WHO FAILS TO APPEAR BEFORE THE COURT, PAY A

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

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