|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to transportation|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S183
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S183 - Details
S183 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S183 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to authorizing police officers to arrest a driver of a motor vehicle in certain circumstances PURPOSE: This bill allows police officers to arrest a driver of a motor vehicle in certain circumstances without a warrant. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1146, Article 26 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law is amended to add a new subdivision (f). A police officer may arrest, without a warrant, a driver whom the officer has reasonable cause to believe violated subdivision (b) or (c) of Section 1146, which allow for a traffic infraction punishable by fines not to exceed five hundred dollars or seven hundred fifty dollars, depending on the severity of injury caused, or imprisonment not to exceed fifteen days, or required participation in a motor vehicle accident prevention course, or a combination of any of these punishments when a driver has caused physical injury or serious physical injury to a pedestrian or bicyclist due to failure to exercise due care in the operation of a motor vehicle.
S183 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 183 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SQUADRON -- 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 authorizing police officers to arrest a driver of a motor vehicle in certain circumstances THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 1146 of the vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding a new subdivision (f) to read as follows: (F) NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 140.10 OF THE CRIMINAL PROCEDURE LAW, A POLICE OFFICER MAY, WITHOUT A WARRANT, ARREST A PERSON, IN CASE OF A VIOLATION OF SUBDIVISION (B) OR (C) OF THIS SECTION, IF SUCH VIOLATION IS COUPLED WITH AN ACCIDENT OR COLLISION IN WHICH SUCH PERSON IS INVOLVED, WHICH IN FACT HAS BEEN COMMITTED, THOUGH NOT IN THE POLICE OFFICER'S PRESENCE, WHEN THE OFFICER HAS REASONABLE CAUSE TO BELIEVE THAT THE VIOLATION WAS COMMITTED BY SUCH PERSON. S 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall have become a law. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD00307-01-3
Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.
By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.