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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to transportation|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S211
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
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- Passed Senate
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- Delivered to Governor
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S211 - Details
S211 - Summary
Relates to the operation of traffic-control signal photo violation-monitoring devices.
S211 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S211 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to the operation of traffic-control signal photo violation-monitoring devices PURPOSE: To limit the use of photo images obtained from traffic-control signal photo violation-monitoring devices used by cities or counties to promote traffic and pedestrian safety. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding a new section 1111-d, which provides that a city or county authorized to install and operate a traffic-control signal photo violation-monitoring device shall adopt and enforce measures to protect the privacy of driver's, passenger's and others. Subsection 1 states that photographs produced by such traffic-control signal photo violation-monitoring devices shall, to the extent practicable, not include images to identify the driver, passengers or contents of the vehicle. Subsection 2 prohibits the use of the vehicle's license plate information and other information except as required to establish
S211 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 211 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 the opera- tion of traffic-control signal photo violation-monitoring devices 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 1111-d to read as follows: S 1111-D. TRAFFIC-CONTROL SIGNAL PHOTO VIOLATION-MONITORING DEVICES; PROHIBITIONS AND PROTECTIONS. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, RULE OR REGULATION TO THE CONTRARY, A CITY OR COUNTY AUTHORIZED TO INSTALL AND OPERATE TRAFFIC-CONTROL SIGNAL PHOTO VIOLATION-MONITORING DEVICES PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION ELEVEN HUNDRED ELEVEN-B OF THIS ARTICLE SHALL ADOPT AND ENFORCE MEASURES TO PROTECT THE PRIVACY OF DRIVERS, PASSENGERS, PEDESTRIANS AND CYCLISTS WHOSE IDENTIFYING INFORMA- TION MAY BE CAPTURED BY SUCH DEVICES. SUCH PRIVACY-PROTECTION MEASURES SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO: 1. UTILIZATION OF NECESSARY TECHNOLOGIES TO ENSURE, TO THE EXTENT PRACTICABLE, THAT PHOTOGRAPHS PRODUCED BY SUCH TRAFFIC-CONTROL SIGNAL PHOTO VIOLATION-MONITORING DEVICES SHALL NOT INCLUDE IMAGES THAT IDENTI- FY THE DRIVER, THE PASSENGERS, OR THE CONTENTS OF THE VEHICLE. HOWEVER, NO NOTICE OF LIABILITY ISSUED PURSUANT TO SECTION ELEVEN HUNDRED ELEVEN-B OF THIS ARTICLE SHALL BE DISMISSED SOLELY BECAUSE A PHOTOGRAPH OR PHOTOGRAPHS ALLOW FOR THE IDENTIFICATION OF THE CONTENTS OF A VEHI- CLE, PROVIDED THAT SUCH CITY OR COUNTY HAS MADE A REASONABLE EFFORT TO COMPLY WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION; 2. PROHIBITION ON THE USE OR DISSEMINATION OF VEHICLE'S LICENSE PLATE INFORMATION AND OTHER INFORMATION AND IMAGES CAPTURED BY TRAFFIC-CONTROL SIGNAL PHOTO VIOLATION-MONITORING DEVICES EXCEPT AS REQUIRED TO ESTAB- LISH LIABILITY UNDER THIS SECTION OR COLLECT PAYMENT OF PENALTIES; OR EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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