senate Bill S2455

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Enacts Michelle and Jordan's law relating to the penalties for a second conviction of participating in an unlawful speed contest or race

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

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view actions (16)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 18, 2014 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 13, 2014 advanced to third reading
Mar 12, 2014 2nd report cal.
Mar 11, 2014 1st report cal.272
Jan 08, 2014 referred to transportation
returned to senate
died in assembly
Mar 06, 2013 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 05, 2013 advanced to third reading
Mar 04, 2013 2nd report cal.
Feb 28, 2013 1st report cal.139
Jan 17, 2013 referred to transportation


S2455 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง1182, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2938, A5276A
2009-2010: S3007, A8438

S2455 - Summary

Enacts Michelle and Jordan's law relating to the penalties for a second conviction of participating in an unlawful speed contest or race.

S2455 - Sponsor Memo

S2455 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2013

Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation

AN ACT to enact "Michelle and Jordan's law"; and to  amend  the  vehicle
  and traffic law, in relation to speed contests and races


  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
"Michelle and Jordan's law".
  S  2. Subdivision 2 of section 1182 of the vehicle and traffic law, as
amended by section 9 of part C of chapter 62 of the  laws  of  2003,  is
amended to read as follows:
  2.  A  second  conviction  within twelve months of a violation of this
section SHALL CONSTITUTE A CLASS E FELONY AND  shall  be  punishable  by
imprisonment of [not more than six months] UP TO ONE YEAR AND ONE DAY or
a  fine  of not less than five hundred twenty-five dollars nor more than
seven hundred fifty dollars, or both such fine and imprisonment.
  S 3. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it shall have become a law. Effective immediately  the  commissioner  of
motor  vehicles  may add, amend, or repeal any rule or regulation neces-
sary for the timely implementation of this act on its effective date.

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


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