senate Bill S374

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Increases penalties for violation of overtaking and passing a school bus and creates the crime of vehicular homicide in the third degree

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  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 08, 2014 referred to transportation
Jan 09, 2013 referred to transportation

S374 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A519
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1174 & 510, V & T L; add §125.11-A, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6937, A250
2009-2010: A10240

S374 - Summary

Increases penalties for violation of overtaking and passing a school bus; allows permissive suspension of a driver's license for up to six months for such violation, and creates the crime of vehicular homicide in the third degree.

S374 - Sponsor Memo

S374 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   374

                       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 Transportation

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and  traffic  law  and  the  penal  law,  in
  relation to increasing penalties for violation of overtaking and pass-
  ing  a  school bus and creating the crime of vehicular homicide in the
  third degree

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

  Section  1. Subdivision (c) of section 1174 of the vehicle and traffic
law, as amended by chapter 254 of the laws of 2002, is amended  to  read
as follows:
  (c)  Every  person convicted of a violation of subdivision (a) of this
section shall: for a first conviction thereof, be punished by a fine  of
not  less  than  two  hundred  fifty  dollars nor more than four hundred
dollars or by imprisonment for not more than thirty days or by both such
fine and imprisonment; for a conviction of a second violation,  both  of
which  were  committed within a period of three years, such person shall
be punished by a fine of not less than six hundred dollars nor more than
seven hundred fifty dollars or by imprisonment for  not  more  than  one
hundred  eighty  days  or  by  both  such  fine and imprisonment; upon a
conviction of a third or subsequent violation, all of which were commit-
ted within a period of three years, such person shall be punished  by  a
fine  of  not  less than seven hundred fifty dollars nor more than [one]
TWO thousand dollars or by imprisonment for not more than  [one  hundred
eighty days] ONE YEAR or by both such fine and imprisonment.
  S  2.  Paragraph  k of subdivision 3 of section 510 of the vehicle and
traffic law, as amended by chapter 124 of the laws of 1992,  is  amended
and a new paragraph l is added to read as follows:
  k.  for a period of up to ninety days because of the conviction of the
holder of the offenses of menacing as defined in section 120.15  of  the

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

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