senate Bill S198A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes a photo radar demonstration program in N.Y. city imposing civil liability upon vehicle owners for violations of maximum speed limits

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 28, 2014 print number 198a
amend and recommit to transportation
Jan 08, 2014 referred to transportation
Jan 09, 2013 referred to transportation

S198 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1580A
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1180-c, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7856, A10556A

S198 - Summary

Authorizes a photo radar demonstration program in cities of one million or more imposing civil liability upon vehicle owners for maximum speed limit violations; authorizes such program to install a photo radar device on McGuinness Boulevard in the borough of Brooklyn; provides for the repeal of such demonstration program after three years.

S198 - Sponsor Memo

S198 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   198

                       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  civil
  liability  of  vehicle  owners  for maximum speed limit violations and
  providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section  1.  The  vehicle  and  traffic law is amended by adding a new
section 1180-b to read as follows:
  S 1180-B. OWNER LIABILITY FOR FAILURE OF OPERATOR TO COMPLY WITH MAXI-
MUM SPEED LIMITS. (A) NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF  LAW,  EACH
CITY  WITH  A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED AND
EMPOWERED TO ADOPT AND AMEND A LOCAL LAW  OR  ORDINANCE  ESTABLISHING  A
DEMONSTRATION  PROGRAM  IMPOSING  MONETARY  LIABILITY  ON THE OWNER OF A
VEHICLE FOR FAILURE OF AN OPERATOR THEREOF TO COMPLY WITH MAXIMUM  SPEED
LIMITS  IN  SUCH CITY IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION.
SUCH DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM SHALL EMPOWER THE CITY OF NEW YORK TO INSTALL
AND OPERATE A PHOTO RADAR DEVICE ON MCGUINNESS BOULEVARD IN THE  BOROUGH
OF BROOKLYN WITHIN SUCH CITY.
  (B) IN ANY CITY WHICH HAS ADOPTED A LOCAL LAW OR ORDINANCE PURSUANT TO
SUBDIVISION  (A) OF THIS SECTION, THE OWNER OF A VEHICLE SHALL BE LIABLE
FOR A PENALTY IMPOSED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION IF SUCH VEHICLE WAS  USED
OR  OPERATED  WITH  THE  PERMISSION OF THE OWNER, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN
VIOLATION OF SUBDIVISION (D) OF SECTION ELEVEN HUNDRED  EIGHTY  OF  THIS
ARTICLE,  AND SUCH VIOLATION IS EVIDENCED BY INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM A
PHOTO RADAR SYSTEM; PROVIDED HOWEVER THAT NO OWNER OF A VEHICLE SHALL BE
LIABLE FOR A PENALTY IMPOSED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION WHERE THE OPERATOR
OF SUCH VEHICLE HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF THE UNDERLYING VIOLATION OF SUBDI-
VISION (D) OF SECTION ELEVEN HUNDRED EIGHTY OF THIS ARTICLE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00280-01-3

S198A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1580A
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1180-c, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7856, A10556A

S198A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes a photo radar demonstration program in cities of one million or more imposing civil liability upon vehicle owners for maximum speed limit violations; authorizes such program to install a photo radar device on McGuinness Boulevard in the borough of Brooklyn; provides for the repeal of such demonstration program after three years.

S198A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S198A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 198--A

                       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  --  recom-
  mitted  to  the  Committee on Transportation in accordance with Senate
  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  vehicle  and  traffic law, in relation to civil
  liability of vehicle owners for maximum  speed  limit  violations  and
  providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section 1. The vehicle and traffic law is  amended  by  adding  a  new
section 1180-c to read as follows:
  S 1180-C. OWNER LIABILITY FOR FAILURE OF OPERATOR TO COMPLY WITH MAXI-
MUM  SPEED  LIMITS. (A) NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, EACH
CITY WITH A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE IS HEREBY  AUTHORIZED  AND
EMPOWERED  TO  ADOPT  AND  AMEND A LOCAL LAW OR ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING A
DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM IMPOSING MONETARY LIABILITY  ON  THE  OWNER  OF  A
VEHICLE  FOR FAILURE OF AN OPERATOR THEREOF TO COMPLY WITH MAXIMUM SPEED
LIMITS IN SUCH CITY IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF  THIS  SECTION.
SUCH DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM SHALL EMPOWER THE CITY OF NEW YORK TO INSTALL
AND  OPERATE A PHOTO RADAR DEVICE ON MCGUINNESS BOULEVARD IN THE BOROUGH
OF BROOKLYN WITHIN SUCH CITY.
  (B) IN ANY CITY WHICH HAS ADOPTED A LOCAL LAW OR ORDINANCE PURSUANT TO
SUBDIVISION (A) OF THIS SECTION, THE OWNER OF A VEHICLE SHALL BE  LIABLE
FOR  A PENALTY IMPOSED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION IF SUCH VEHICLE WAS USED
OR OPERATED WITH THE PERMISSION OF THE OWNER,  EXPRESS  OR  IMPLIED,  IN
VIOLATION  OF  SUBDIVISION  (D) OF SECTION ELEVEN HUNDRED EIGHTY OF THIS
ARTICLE, AND SUCH VIOLATION IS EVIDENCED BY INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM  A
PHOTO RADAR SYSTEM; PROVIDED HOWEVER THAT NO OWNER OF A VEHICLE SHALL BE
LIABLE FOR A PENALTY IMPOSED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION WHERE THE OPERATOR

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

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