senate Bill S5398

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to operating a vessel while under the influence of alcohol or drugs

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 21, 2013 committed to rules
Jun 04, 2013 advanced to third reading
Jun 03, 2013 2nd report cal.
May 30, 2013 1st report cal.835
May 16, 2013 referred to transportation

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May 30, 2013 - Transportation committee Vote

S5398
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Transportation Committee Vote: May 30, 2013

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S5398 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7539
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Navigation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง49-a, Nav L

S5398 - Summary

Relates to operating a vessel while under the influence of alcohol or drugs; provides that no person shall operate a vessel while such person has .18 of one per centum or more by weight of alcohol in such person's blood as shown by chemical analysis of such person's blood, breath, urine or saliva.

S5398 - Sponsor Memo

S5398 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5398

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 16, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN  ACT  to  amend the navigation law, in relation to operating a vessel
  while under the influence of alcohol or drugs

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

  Section  1.  Subdivisions  2, 3, 5, paragraph (a) of subdivision 7 and
subdivision 11 of section 49-a of the navigation law, as added by  chap-
ter  805 of the laws of 1992, subdivision 2 as amended by chapter 151 of
the laws of 2006 and subparagraph 1 of paragraph (a) of subdivision 3 as
amended by chapter 599 of the laws of  2008,  are  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  2.  Offenses: criminal penalties. (a) No person shall operate a vessel
upon the waters of the state while his OR HER ability  to  operate  such
vessel  is  impaired  by the consumption of alcohol. A violation of this
[subdivision] PARAGRAPH shall be an offense and shall be punishable by a
fine of not less than three hundred dollars nor more than  five  hundred
dollars,  or  by  imprisonment  in a penitentiary or county jail for not
more than fifteen days, or by both such fine and imprisonment. A  person
who operates a vessel in violation of this [subdivision] PARAGRAPH after
being  convicted  of  a violation of any [subdivision] PARAGRAPH of this
[section] SUBDIVISION within the preceding five years shall be  punished
by  a  fine  of  not  less than five hundred dollars nor more than seven
hundred fifty dollars, or by imprisonment of not more than  thirty  days
in  a penitentiary or county jail or by both such fine and imprisonment.
A person who operates a vessel in violation of this [subdivision]  PARA-
GRAPH  after  being  convicted  two  or more times of a violation of any
[subdivision] PARAGRAPH of this [section] SUBDIVISION within the preced-
ing ten years shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall be punished by
a fine of not less than  seven  hundred  fifty  dollars  nor  more  than
fifteen hundred dollars, or by imprisonment of not more than one hundred

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10988-01-3

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