senate Bill S3718A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides that a motor vehicle will be considered to be in motion while stopped at traffic control devices and stop signs for purposes of mobile phones and other portable electronic devices

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 11, 2014 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 28, 2014 advanced to third reading
May 21, 2014 2nd report cal.
May 20, 2014 1st report cal.819
Mar 27, 2014 print number 3718a
Mar 27, 2014 amend and recommit to transportation
Jan 08, 2014 referred to transportation
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 20, 2013 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 06, 2013 advanced to third reading
May 01, 2013 2nd report cal.
Apr 30, 2013 1st report cal.508
Feb 12, 2013 referred to transportation

Votes

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May 20, 2014 - Transportation committee Vote

S3718A
17
1
committee
17
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Transportation Committee Vote: May 20, 2014

nay (1)
aye wr (1)

Apr 30, 2013 - Transportation committee Vote

S3718
12
0
committee
12
Aye
0
Nay
6
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S3718 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9156
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1225-c & 1225-d, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S731, A4832
2017-2018: S1261, A2649
2019-2020: S5693, A3568
2021-2022: S1107

S3718 - Summary

Provides that a motor vehicle will be considered to be in motion while stopped at traffic control devices, stop signs and certain other situations for purposes of mobile phones and other portable electronic devices violations.

S3718 - Sponsor Memo

S3718 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3718

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 12, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MARCELLINO  -- 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 the  use  of
  mobile phones and portable electronic devices while driving

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 1225-c of the vehicle and  traffic
law is amended by adding a new paragraph (h) to read as follows:
  (H) "WHILE SUCH VEHICLE IS IN MOTION" SHALL MEAN:
  (I) ANY TIME A MOTOR VEHICLE IS MOVING;
  (II)  ANY  TIME  A  MOTOR  VEHICLE IS STOPPED AT A TRAFFIC LIGHT, STOP
SIGN, RAILROAD CROSSING OR ANY OTHER TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICE REQUIRING  A
MOTOR VEHICLE TO STOP; OR
  (III)  ANY  TIME  A  MOTOR VEHICLE IS STOPPED BECAUSE OF HEAVY TRAFFIC
CONGESTION OF A TRAFFIC JAM.
  S 2. Subdivision 2 of section 1225-d of the vehicle and traffic law is
amended by adding a new paragraph (c) to read as follows:
  (C) "WHILE SUCH VEHICLE IS IN MOTION" SHALL MEAN:
  (I) ANY TIME A MOTOR VEHICLE IS MOVING;
  (II) ANY TIME A MOTOR VEHICLE IS STOPPED  AT  A  TRAFFIC  LIGHT,  STOP
SIGN,  RAILROAD CROSSING OR ANY OTHER TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICE REQUIRING A
MOTOR VEHICLE TO STOP; OR
  (III) ANY TIME A MOTOR VEHICLE IS STOPPED  BECAUSE  OF  HEAVY  TRAFFIC
CONGESTION OF A TRAFFIC JAM.
  S  3.  This  act  shall take effect on the sixtieth day after it shall
have become a law.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08448-01-3

S3718A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9156
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1225-c & 1225-d, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S731, A4832
2017-2018: S1261, A2649
2019-2020: S5693, A3568
2021-2022: S1107

S3718A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that a motor vehicle will be considered to be in motion while stopped at traffic control devices, stop signs and certain other situations for purposes of mobile phones and other portable electronic devices violations.

S3718A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3718A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3718--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 12, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MARCELLINO  -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the  Committee  on  Transportation  --
  recommitted  to  the  Committee  on  Transportation in accordance with
  Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to the use of
  mobile phones and portable electronic devices while driving

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

  Section  1. Subdivision 1 of section 1225-c of the vehicle and traffic
law is amended by adding a new paragraph (j) to read as follows:
  (J) "WHILE SUCH VEHICLE IS IN MOTION" SHALL MEAN:
  (I) ANY TIME A MOTOR VEHICLE IS MOVING;
  (II) ANY TIME A MOTOR VEHICLE IS STOPPED  AT  A  TRAFFIC  LIGHT,  STOP
SIGN,  RAILROAD CROSSING OR ANY OTHER TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICE REQUIRING A
MOTOR VEHICLE TO STOP; OR
  (III) ANY TIME A MOTOR VEHICLE IS STOPPED  BECAUSE  OF  HEAVY  TRAFFIC
CONGESTION OF A TRAFFIC JAM.
  S 2. Subdivision 2 of section 1225-d of the vehicle and traffic law is
amended by adding a new paragraph (e) to read as follows:
  (E) "WHILE SUCH VEHICLE IS IN MOTION" SHALL MEAN:
  (I) ANY TIME A MOTOR VEHICLE IS MOVING;
  (II)  ANY  TIME  A  MOTOR  VEHICLE IS STOPPED AT A TRAFFIC LIGHT, STOP
SIGN, RAILROAD CROSSING OR ANY OTHER TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICE REQUIRING  A
MOTOR VEHICLE TO STOP; OR
  (III)  ANY  TIME  A  MOTOR VEHICLE IS STOPPED BECAUSE OF HEAVY TRAFFIC
CONGESTION OF A TRAFFIC JAM.
  S 3. This act shall take effect on the sixtieth  day  after  it  shall
have become a law.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08448-02-4

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