senate Bill S4143

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Creates the teen driver safety commission

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  • Introduced
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  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 18, 2014 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 02, 2014 advanced to third reading
May 29, 2014 2nd report cal.
May 28, 2014 1st report cal.944
Jan 08, 2014 referred to finance
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 12, 2013 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 11, 2013 ordered to third reading cal.1271
committee discharged and committed to rules
Mar 12, 2013 referred to finance

Votes

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Jun 11, 2013 - Rules committee Vote

S4143
24
0
committee
24
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S4143 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6201
Law Section:
Commissions
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3546, A6730
2009-2010: S1818, A3633

S4143 - Summary

Creates the teen driver safety commission consisting of 12 members; requires the commission to study, examine and review the issue of teen driver safety; requires the commission to report its findings, conclusions and recommendations.

S4143 - Sponsor Memo

S4143 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4143

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 12, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to establish the teen driver safety commission and providing  for
  its powers and duties; and providing for the repeal of such provisions
  upon the expiration thereof

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

  Section 1. Legislative declaration. The legislature hereby  finds  and
declares:  (a) that motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death
for  teens;  (b) the risk of motor vehicle crashes is higher among 16 to
19 year olds than among any other age group; and  (c)  the  presence  of
teen  passengers  increases the crash risk of unsupervised teen drivers.
The legislature therefore finds and declares that a teen  driver  safety
commission shall be established pursuant to this act.
  S 2. Teen driver safety commission. 1. The commission shall consist of
twelve  members. Four of the members shall be appointed by the governor,
of which one shall be from the department of motor  vehicles.  Three  of
the members shall be appointed by the temporary president of the senate.
Three  of the members shall be appointed by the speaker of the assembly.
One member shall be appointed by the minority leader of the senate.  One
member  shall  be  appointed by the minority leader of the assembly. All
appointments shall be made within thirty days of the effective  date  of
this act.
  2.  The commission shall, within twenty days following the appointment
of all its members, elect a chairperson from among such members.
  3. The commission shall study, examine and review the  issue  of  teen
driver safety.  In conducting its study, the commission shall:
  (a)  study  and  evaluate the availability and effectiveness of driver
education and training programs in the state, as well as a selection  of
driver  education  and  training  programs offered throughout the United
States;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05460-01-3

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