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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to transportation|
|Feb 01, 2013||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S3405
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S3405 - Details
S3405 - Summary
Establishes Jacobs' fund to assist victims of drunk or drug impaired driving who are permanently disabled.
S3405 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S3405 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, the state finance law and the social services law, in relation to establishing Jacobs' fund to assist victims of drunk or drug impaired driving who are permanently disabled PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To establish and implement "Jacobs' fund", a fund that shall financially assist people who are permanently disabled and unable to work, resulting from the unlawful actions of (a) drunk or drug impaired driver(s). SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1: Subdivision 12 of section 503 of the vehicle and traffic law is amended with the creation and implementation of "Jacobs' fund", as set forth in section eighty-one of the state finance law. Section 2: The addition of section 51 to the state finance law, whereby releasing monies and authorizing the department of social services to assist victims of drunk or drug impaired drivers. Section 3: Section 20, subdivision 9, of the social services law shall develop, in cooperation with local social services districts and appro- priate federal agencies, a program to assist victims of drunk or drug impaired driving who are permanently disabled and unable to work.
S3405 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3405 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 1, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. ADDABBO -- 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, the state finance law and the social services law, in relation to establishing Jacobs' fund to assist victims of drunk or drug impaired driving who are permanently disabled THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 503 of the vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding a new paragraph (1) to read as follows: (1) WITH RESPECT TO ANY FEE REQUIRED BY THIS SUBDIVISION, THE DEPART- MENT SHALL COLLECT AN ADDITIONAL FEE IN THE AMOUNT OF ONE DOLLAR WHICH SHALL BE USED EXCLUSIVELY TO ASSIST VICTIMS OF DRUNK OR DRUG IMPAIRED DRIVING. IN ADDITION TO SUCH ONE DOLLAR FEE, THE COMPTROLLER SHALL CREDIT FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS ON THE FIRST OF EACH MONTH TO JACOBS' FUND TO SUPPLEMENT SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY AND SOCIAL SECURITY INCOME FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE VICTIMS OF DRUNK OR DRUG IMPAIRED DRIVING, AND WHO ARE PERMANENTLY DISABLED AS A RESULT. MONIES COLLECTED AS A RESULT OF SUCH ADDITIONAL FEE SHALL BE DEPOSITED IN A SPECIAL FUND TO BE KNOWN AS JACOBS' FUND AND MONIES IN SUCH FUND SHALL BE USED EXCLUSIVELY TO ASSIST VICTIMS OF DRUNK OR DRUG IMPAIRED DRIVING AS SET FORTH IN SECTION EIGHT- Y-ONE OF THE STATE FINANCE LAW. S 2. The state finance law is amended by adding a new section 81 to read as follows: S 81. JACOBS' FUND. 1. THERE IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED IN THE JOINT CUSTO- DY OF THE COMMISSIONER OF TAXATION AND FINANCE AND THE COMPTROLLER, A SPECIAL FUND TO BE KNOWN AS "JACOBS' FUND". 2. SUCH FUND SHALL CONSIST OF ALL MONEYS RECEIVED BY THE STATE PURSU- ANT TO PARAGRAPH (L) OF SUBDIVISION TWO OF SECTION FIVE HUNDRED THREE OF THE VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC LAW AND ALL OTHER GRANTS, BEQUESTS OR OTHER EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD00913-01-3
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