|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to codes|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to codes|
senate Bill S364
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S364 - Details
S364 - Summary
Requires that certain information be printed on appearance tickets for alleged traffic infractions.
S364 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S364 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to the inclusion of certain information on an appearance ticket; and to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to suspensions for failure to pay driver responsibility assessments PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To notify persons receiving a traffic ticket of the associated penalties by including certain information on an appearance ticket. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 names the legislation the "traffic violations fair notice act". Section 2 adds subdivision 3 to section 150.10 of the criminal procedure law to require that appearance tickets contain language notifying the defendant of the maximum fine schedule, how points affect the ability to maintain a driver's license, to whom the driver responsibility assessment applies as well as the fine schedule, and maximum surcharges. Section 3 adds subdivision 4-f to section 510 of the vehicle and
S364 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 364 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. KENNEDY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes AN ACT to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to the inclusion of certain information on an appearance ticket; and to amend the vehi- cle and traffic law, in relation to suspensions for failure to pay driver responsibility assessments THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "traffic violations fair notice act". S 2. Section 150.10 of the criminal procedure law is amended by adding a new subdivision 3 to read as follows: 3. WHENEVER AN APPEARANCE TICKET, AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION, IS ISSUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 150.20 OF THIS ARTICLE TO A PERSON ALLEGING AN OFFENSE OF THE VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC LAW, SUCH APPEARANCE TICKET SHALL CONTAIN LANGUAGE IN ACCORDANCE WITH SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION, AND SHALL CONTAIN LANGUAGE NOTIFYING THE DEFENDANT OF: (A) THE MAXIMUM FINE SCHEDULE ESTABLISHED BY SECTION ONE THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED ONE OF THE VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC LAW; (B) HOW THE NUMBER OF POINTS ON YOUR LICENSE AFFECTS YOUR ABILITY TO MAINTAIN A DRIVER'S LICENSE, AS SET FORTH IN 15 NYCRR S 131.4; (C) THE DRIVER RESPONSIBILITY ASSESSMENT PROGRAM ESTABLISHED UNDER SECTION FIVE HUNDRED THREE OF THE VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC LAW, TO WHOM IT APPLIES, AND THE FINE SCHEDULE THAT ACCOMPANIES IT; AND (D) THE MAXIMUM SURCHARGES THAT MAY BE APPLIED AGAINST A DRIVER IF HE OR SHE PLEADS GUILTY TO THE ALLEGED INFRACTION. S 3. Section 510 of the vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding a new subdivision 4-f to read as follows: EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD02428-01-3
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