senate Bill S339

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Increases the penalties for persons leaving the scene of a boating accident

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 12, 2014 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 06, 2014 advanced to third reading
May 05, 2014 2nd report cal.
Apr 30, 2014 1st report cal.475
Jan 08, 2014 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 22, 2013 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 21, 2013 ordered to third reading cal.708
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 09, 2013 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation

Votes

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Apr 30, 2014 - Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation committee Vote

S339
12
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committee
12
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation Committee Vote: Apr 30, 2014

May 21, 2013 - Rules committee Vote

S339
24
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committee
24
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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S339 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A488
Law Section:
Navigation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง47, 73-c & 47-b, Nav L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3760, A7450
2009-2010: S4311

S339 - Summary

Increases the penalties for persons leaving the scene of a boating accident.

S339 - Sponsor Memo

S339 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   339

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DeFRANCISCO -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the  Committee  on  Cultural  Affairs,
  Tourism, Parks and Recreation

AN ACT to amend the navigation law, in relation to increasing the penal-
  ties  for  persons  leaving  the  scene  of a boating accident without
  making a report

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 2 of section 47 of the naviga-
tion  law,  as amended by chapter 297 of the laws of 2009, is amended to
read as follows:
  (b) The first violation of the provisions of  paragraph  (a)  of  this
subdivision involving personal injury to another person resulting solely
from the failure of a vessel operator to provide the name and address of
the  vessel  owner  and/or the identification number of the vessel shall
constitute a class [B] A misdemeanor punishable by a fine  of  not  less
than two hundred fifty nor more than five hundred dollars in addition to
any other penalties provided by law. Any subsequent such violation after
a  conviction  for  such violation within the preceding five years shall
constitute a class [A misdemeanor] E FELONY punishable by a fine of  not
less than five hundred nor more than one thousand dollars in addition to
any  other penalties provided by law. Any violation of the provisions of
paragraph (a) of this subdivision, other than  the  mere  failure  of  a
vessel  operator  to  provide  the  name and address of the vessel owner
and/or the identification number of the vessel, shall constitute a class
[A misdemeanor] E FELONY, punishable by a fine of  not  less  than  five
hundred  nor  more  than  one  thousand dollars in addition to any other
penalties provided by law. Any such  violation  committed  by  a  person
after  such  person  has  previously  been convicted of such a violation
shall constitute a class [E] D felony, punishable by a fine of not  less

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

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