senate Bill S183

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes police officers to arrest a driver of a motor vehicle in certain circumstances

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    • Passed Assembly
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Jan 08, 2014 referred to transportation
Jan 09, 2013 referred to transportation

S183 - Details

Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง1146, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S872A
2009-2010: S5388A

S183 - Summary

Authorizes police officers to arrest a driver of a motor vehicle in certain circumstances.

S183 - Sponsor Memo

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

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