senate Bill S3969

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes the crimes of vehicular assault and vehicular manslaughter in an active work zone and intrusion into an active work zone

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 30, 2014 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 27, 2014 advanced to third reading
Mar 26, 2014 2nd report cal.
Mar 25, 2014 1st report cal.362
Jan 08, 2014 referred to codes
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 12, 2013 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 11, 2013 advanced to third reading
Jun 10, 2013 2nd report cal.
Jun 05, 2013 1st report cal.1157
Mar 01, 2013 referred to codes

Votes

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Mar 25, 2014 - Codes committee Vote

S3969
16
0
committee
16
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 5, 2013 - Codes committee Vote

S3969
14
0
committee
14
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S3969 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7877
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§120.75, 120.80, 125.65 & 125.70, Pen L; add §1221-a, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3912A, A6409A
2009-2010: S3862, A7382

S3969 - Summary

Establishes the crimes of vehicular assault and vehicular manslaughter in an active work zone and intrusion into an active work zone.

S3969 - Sponsor Memo

S3969 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3969

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 1, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the penal law  and  the  vehicle  and  traffic  law,  in
  relation to safety in active work zones

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

  Section 1. The penal law is amended by adding two new sections  120.75
and 120.80 to read as follows:
S 120.75 VEHICULAR ASSAULT IN AN ACTIVE WORK ZONE IN THE SECOND DEGREE.
  1.  A  PERSON IS GUILTY OF VEHICULAR ASSAULT IN AN ACTIVE WORK ZONE IN
THE SECOND DEGREE WHEN, WITH CRIMINAL NEGLIGENCE, HE OR SHE:
  A. ENTERS OR INTRUDES INTO AN  ACTIVE  WORK  ZONE  WITHOUT  PERMISSION
WHILE OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE; AND
  B.  SUCH  ENTRY OR INTRUSION CAUSES SERIOUS PHYSICAL INJURY TO ANOTHER
PERSON.
  2. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:
  A. "ACTIVE WORK ZONE" SHALL MEAN  THE  PHYSICAL  AREA  OF  A  HIGHWAY,
STREET  OR  PRIVATE  ROAD  ON WHICH CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE OR UTILITY
WORK IS BEING CONDUCTED, WHICH  AREA  IS  MARKED  BY  SIGNS,  CHANNELING
DEVICES,  BARRIERS,  PAVEMENT  MARKINGS, AND/OR WORK VEHICLES, AND WHERE
WORKERS ARE PHYSICALLY PRESENT; AND
  B. "PERMISSION" SHALL MEAN DIRECTION FROM A FLAG PERSON, POLICE  OFFI-
CER  OR  OTHER VISIBLY DESIGNATED PERSON IN CHARGE OF TRAFFIC CONTROL OR
DIRECTION FROM A TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICE REGULATING ENTRY THEREIN.
  VEHICULAR ASSAULT IN AN ACTIVE WORK ZONE IN THE  SECOND  DEGREE  IS  A
CLASS E FELONY.
S 120.80 VEHICULAR ASSAULT IN AN ACTIVE WORK ZONE IN THE FIRST DEGREE.
  1.  A  PERSON IS GUILTY OF VEHICULAR ASSAULT IN AN ACTIVE WORK ZONE IN
THE FIRST DEGREE WHEN HE OR SHE RECKLESSLY:
  A. ENTERS OR INTRUDES INTO AN  ACTIVE  WORK  ZONE  WITHOUT  PERMISSION
WHILE OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE; AND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08674-01-3

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