senate Bill S5656

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the suspension of certain driver's licenses for violations relating to the use of mobile telephones or portable electronic devices while driving

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 01, 2013 signed chap.91
delivered to governor
Jun 05, 2013 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.63
substituted for a7739
referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 04, 2013 ordered to third reading cal.1039
reported and committed to rules
May 31, 2013 referred to transportation

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S5656 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7739
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§510-b & 510-c, V & T L

S5656 - Summary

Relates to the suspension of certain driver's licenses for violations relating to the use of mobile telephones or portable electronic devices while driving.

S5656 - Sponsor Memo

S5656 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5656

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 31, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. MARCELLINO, FUSCHILLO -- (at request of the Gover-
  nor) -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be commit-
  ted to the Committee on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to the  suspen-
  sion  of  certain driver's licenses for violations relating to the use
  of mobile telephones or portable electronic devices while driving

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision 1 of section 510-b of the vehicle and traffic
law, as amended by chapter 403 of the laws of 2009, is amended  to  read
as follows:
  1.  A  license,  other  than  a class DJ or class MJ license, shall be
suspended, for a period of sixty days, (i) upon the first conviction  of
the  licensee  of  a violation, committed during the probationary period
provided for in subdivision four of section five  hundred  one  of  this
title,  of  any  provision of section eleven hundred twenty-nine of this
chapter, section eleven hundred eighty of this chapter or any  ordinance
or  regulation  limiting  the  speed  of motor vehicles and motorcycles,
section eleven hundred eighty-two of this chapter, [or] subdivision  one
of  section  eleven  hundred  ninety-two  of  this chapter [or], section
twelve  hundred  twelve  of  this  chapter,   SECTION   TWELVE   HUNDRED
TWENTY-FIVE-C OF THIS CHAPTER OR SECTION TWELVE HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE-D OF
THIS  CHAPTER;  or  (ii) upon the second conviction of the licensee of a
violation, committed during the aforesaid probationary  period,  of  any
other  provision  of this chapter or of any other law, ordinance, order,
rule or regulation relating to traffic.
  S 2. Subdivision 2 of section 510-c of the vehicle and traffic law, as
amended by chapter 403 of the laws  of  2009,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  2.  For purposes of this section, the term "serious traffic violation"
shall mean operating a motor vehicle in violation of any of the  follow-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD12031-01-3

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