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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to transportation|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S377
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S377 - Details
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
BILL NUMBER:S377 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to authorizing counties to establish a handicapped parking enforcement grant program PURPOSE: To authorize counties to establish a program whereby they may receive a $25 surcharge collected by a court as a result of the payment of a violation for parking in a designated handicapped parking location. The proceeds from such collection will be used to institute and operate a "handicapped parking enforcement program" in each community adopting said program. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Adds a new section 224-b to the vehicle and traffic law allowing counties to establish a handicapped parking enforcement grant program. Section 1 authorizes the collection of a $25 surcharge by a court resulting from a violation of the vehicle and traffic law governing parking in a handicapped parking spot; administered by their chief fiscal officer for each county participating in the program. It also stipulates that the enforcement program may only be administered by local law enforcement agencies.
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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