senate Bill S211

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the operation of traffic-control signal photo violation-monitoring devices

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to transportation
Jan 09, 2013 referred to transportation

S211 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A290
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง1111-d, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S7491, A6186
2009-2010: A8031A, S5280A

S211 - Summary

Relates to the operation of traffic-control signal photo violation-monitoring devices.

S211 - Sponsor Memo

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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