senate Bill S377

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes counties to establish a handicapped parking enforcement grant program

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S377 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 2 Title 2 §224-b, amd §1203-b, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3340
2009-2010: S1953

S377 - Summary

Authorizes counties to establish a handicapped parking enforcement grant program which program shall be funded by a mandatory surcharge imposed upon persons who unlawfully use parking spaces reserved for the handicapped; provides for a $25 surcharge by a court resulting from a violation of the vehicle and traffic law governing parking in a handicapped parking spot.

S377 - Sponsor Memo

S377 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   377

                       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, in relation to  authorizing
  counties to establish a handicapped parking enforcement grant program

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

  Section 1. Article 2 of title 2 of the  vehicle  and  traffic  law  is
amended by adding a new section 224-b to read as follows:
  S   224-B.  HANDICAPPED  PARKING  ENFORCEMENT  GRANT  PROGRAM.    "THE
PROGRAM", AS USED IN THIS SECTION, SHALL MEAN  THE  HANDICAPPED  PARKING
ENFORCEMENT  GRANT  PROGRAM,  A  PROGRAM  ESTABLISHED  PURSUANT  TO THIS
SECTION, AND APPROVED BY THE COMMISSIONER.
  1. PROGRAM ESTABLISHMENT.  (A) WHERE A COUNTY ESTABLISHES  A  PROGRAM,
PURSUANT  TO  THIS  SECTION,  IT  SHALL  RECEIVE  THE TWENTY-FIVE DOLLAR
SURCHARGE COLLECTED BY ANY COURT, JUDGE,  MAGISTRATE  OR  OTHER  OFFICER
WITHIN  THAT  COUNTY,  INCLUDING,  WHERE  APPROPRIATE, A HEARING OFFICER
ACTING ON BEHALF OF THE COMMISSIONER, IMPOSED FOR VIOLATIONS OF SUBDIVI-
SION TWO OF SECTION ONE THOUSAND TWO HUNDRED THREE-B OF THIS CHAPTER AND
IMPOSED PURSUANT TO  SUBDIVISION  THREE  OF  SECTION  ONE  THOUSAND  TWO
HUNDRED  THREE-B  OF  THIS  CHAPTER.   UPON RECEIPT OF THESE MONEYS, THE
COUNTY SHALL DEPOSIT THEM IN A SEPARATE  ACCOUNT  ENTITLED  "HANDICAPPED
PARKING ENFORCEMENT GRANT PROGRAM" AND THEY SHALL BE UNDER THE EXCLUSIVE
CARE,  CUSTODY  AND  CONTROL  OF THE CHIEF FISCAL OFFICER OF EACH COUNTY
PARTICIPATING IN THE PROGRAM.
  (B) EXPENDITURES FROM SUCH ACCOUNT SHALL ONLY BE MADE PURSUANT TO  THE
APPROVAL  OF  A  COUNTY PROGRAM BY THE COMMISSIONER AND SHALL BE AWARDED
SOLELY IN SUPPORT OF ACTIVITIES RELATED TO THIS PROGRAM CONDUCTED  BY  A
LOCAL  LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY.  THE CHIEF FISCAL OFFICER OF EACH PARTIC-
IPATING COUNTY SHALL, ON A QUARTERLY BASIS, FORWARD TO THE  COMMISSIONER
A WRITTEN CERTIFICATE OF MONEYS EXPENDED FROM SUCH ACCOUNT.

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

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