senate Bill S3644A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes police officers to arrest a driver of a motor vehicle in certain circumstances without a warrant

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 17, 2014 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1432
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 08, 2014 referred to transportation
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 21, 2013 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 25, 2013 amended on third reading 3644a
Mar 21, 2013 advanced to third reading
Mar 20, 2013 2nd report cal.
Mar 19, 2013 1st report cal.249
Feb 07, 2013 referred to transportation

Votes

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Jun 17, 2014 - Rules committee Vote

S3644A
22
0
committee
22
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mar 19, 2013 - Transportation committee Vote

S3644
14
1
committee
14
Aye
1
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Bill Amendments

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S3644 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2012A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1146, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A9219A

S3644 - Summary

Authorizes police officers to arrest a driver of a motor vehicle in certain circumstances without a warrant.

S3644 - Sponsor Memo

S3644 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3644

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 7, 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  authorizing
  police  officers  to  arrest  a  driver  of a motor vehicle in certain
  circumstances

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

  Section  1.  Section 1146 of the vehicle and traffic law is amended by
adding a new subdivision (f) to read as follows:
  (F) NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 140.10 OF  THE  CRIMINAL
PROCEDURE LAW, A POLICE OFFICER MAY, WITHOUT A WARRANT, ARREST A PERSON,
IN  CASE  OF  A  VIOLATION OF SUBDIVISION (B) OR (C) OF THIS SECTION, IF
SUCH VIOLATION IS COUPLED WITH AN ACCIDENT OR COLLISION  IN  WHICH  SUCH
PERSON  IS INVOLVED, WHICH IN FACT HAS BEEN COMMITTED, THOUGH NOT IN THE
POLICE OFFICER'S PRESENCE, WHEN THE  OFFICER  HAS  REASONABLE  CAUSE  TO
BELIEVE THAT THE VIOLATION WAS COMMITTED BY SUCH PERSON.
  S  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
have become a law.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00305-02-3

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S3644A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2012A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1146, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A9219A

S3644A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes police officers to arrest a driver of a motor vehicle in certain circumstances without a warrant.

S3644A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3644A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3644--A
    Cal. No. 249

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 7, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. SQUADRON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation -- reported
  favorably from said committee, ordered to  first  and  second  report,
  ordered  to  a third reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining
  its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to  authorizing
  police  officers  to  arrest  a  driver  of a motor vehicle in certain
  circumstances

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

  Section  1. Subdivisions (a), (b) and (c) of section 1146 of the vehi-
cle and traffic law, as amended by chapter 333 of the laws of 2010,  are
amended to read as follows:
  (a)  Notwithstanding  the provisions of any other law to the contrary,
every driver of a vehicle shall exercise due  care  to  avoid  colliding
with  any bicyclist, pedestrian, INCLUDING ANY HIGHWAY WORKER, or domes-
tic animal upon any roadway and shall give warning by sounding the  horn
when  necessary.  For  the  purposes  of this section, the term "HIGHWAY
WORKER" SHALL MEAN ANY PERSON ENGAGED IN WORK ON A HIGHWAY WHO IS  WORK-
ING  ON  BEHALF  OF  THE UNITED STATES, THIS STATE, OR ANY COUNTY, CITY,
TOWN, DISTRICT OR ANY OTHER POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE; AND  THE
TERM  "domestic animal" shall mean domesticated sheep, cattle, and goats
which are under the supervision and control of a pedestrian.
  (b) 1. A driver of a motor  vehicle  who  causes  physical  injury  as
defined  in  article ten of the penal law to a pedestrian, INCLUDING ANY
HIGHWAY WORKER or bicyclist  while  failing  to  exercise  due  care  in
violation of subdivision (a) of this section, shall be guilty of a traf-
fic  infraction  punishable  by  a  fine  of  not more than five hundred
dollars or by imprisonment for not more than fifteen  days  or  by  both
such fine and imprisonment.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00305-06-3

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