senate Bill S393

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to emergency rule with respect to the removal of vehicles from public streets and highways

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to transportation
Jan 09, 2013 referred to transportation

S393 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1427
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1602, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1366, A1343
2009-2010: S5174, A9995

S393 - Summary

Relates to emergency rule with respect to the removal of vehicles from public streets and highways.

S393 - Sponsor Memo

S393 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   393

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DILAN  -- 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  emergency
  rule  with  respect to the removal of vehicles from public streets and
  highways

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

  Section  1.  Section 1602 of the vehicle and traffic law is amended by
adding a new subdivision (e) to read as follows:
  (E) A POLICE OFFICER OR OTHER PUBLIC OFFICER WHO HAS  BEEN  DESIGNATED
BY  THE  STATE OR A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION THEREOF TO REGULATE TRAFFIC AT
THE SCENE OF AN ACCIDENT OR SPECIAL EMERGENCY MAY, IN THE  INTERESTS  OF
PUBLIC SAFETY AND CONVENIENCE, DIRECT THAT A VEHICLE AND ITS CONTENTS BE
REMOVED  FROM  A  PUBLIC STREET OR HIGHWAY. SUCH POLICE OFFICER OR OTHER
PUBLIC OFFICER AND ANY PERSON ACTING PURSUANT TO HIS  OR  HER  DIRECTION
SHALL  NOT  BE  LIABLE  FOR  ANY  DAMAGE TO SUCH VEHICLE OR ITS CONTENTS
UNLESS SUCH REMOVAL WAS CARRIED OUT IN A RECKLESS OR  GROSSLY  NEGLIGENT
MANNER.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00701-01-3

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