senate Bill S1941

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to driving while intoxicated and the installation of ignition interlock devices

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  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 16, 2013 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 05, 2013 advanced to third reading
Feb 04, 2013 2nd report cal.
Jan 29, 2013 1st report cal.22
Jan 09, 2013 referred to transportation

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S1941 - Details

Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§503, 510, 511, 1192, 1193, 1196 & 1198, V & T L; amd §259-c, Exec L; amd §§60.21, 60.36 & 65.10, Pen L; amd §160.10, CP L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6636

S1941 - Summary

Relates to driving while intoxicated and the installation of interlock ignition devices; provides that where the court finds "good cause" it can sentence a person to wear a transdermal alcohol monitoring device for a period of not less than six months; makes related changes.

S1941 - Sponsor Memo

S1941 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1941

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. FUSCHILLO, DILAN, BONACIC, GOLDEN, LARKIN, LAVALLE,
  MAZIARZ, RANZENHOFER -- 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, the executive law, the
  penal law and the criminal procedure law, in relation to driving while
  intoxicated and ignition interlock devices

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

  Section  1. Paragraphs (b) and (c) of subdivision 1 of section 1193 of
the vehicle and traffic law, as amended by chapter 496 of  the  laws  of
2009, are amended to read as follows:
  (b)  Driving  while  intoxicated or while ability impaired by drugs or
while ability impaired by the combined influence of drugs or of  alcohol
and any drug or drugs; aggravated driving while intoxicated; misdemeanor
offenses.  (i)  A violation of subdivision two, three, four or four-a of
section eleven hundred ninety-two of this article shall be a misdemeanor
and shall be punishable by a fine of not less than five hundred  dollars
nor more than one thousand dollars, or by imprisonment in a penitentiary
or  county  jail  for  not  more than one year, or by both such fine and
imprisonment. A violation of  paragraph  (a)  of  subdivision  two-a  of
section eleven hundred ninety-two of this article shall be a misdemeanor
and  shall be punishable by a fine of not less than one thousand dollars
nor more than two thousand five hundred dollars or by imprisonment in  a
penitentiary  or county jail for not more than one year, or by both such
fine and imprisonment.
  (ii) In addition to the imposition of any fine or period of  imprison-
ment  set  forth  in  this paragraph, the court shall also sentence such
person convicted [of] OR ADJUDICATED A YOUTHFUL OFFENDER FOR a violation
of subdivision two, two-a [or], three OR PARAGRAPH  (B)  OF  SUBDIVISION
FOUR-A  of section eleven hundred ninety-two of this article to a period

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

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