senate Bill S6115

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to traffic-control indications for cities of one million or more; makes such provisions permanent; repealer

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to transportation

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S6115 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1111-a, rpld sub m, V & T L; amd §19-210, rpld subs (n) & (o), NYC Ad Cd; amd §§16 & 17, Chap 746 of 1988; amd §2, NYC, LL 46 of 1989
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S204

S6115 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to traffic-control indications for cities of one million or more; makes such provisions permanent; authorizes cities implement speed cameras by local law.

S6115 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6115 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6115

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 8, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. ESPAILLAT -- 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 and the administrative code
  of the city of New York, in relation  to  traffic-control  indications
  for cities of one million or more; to amend chapter 746 of the laws of
  1988  amending  the vehicle and traffic law, the general municipal law
  and the public officers law, relating to the civil liability of  vehi-
  cle  owners  for  traffic  control  signal  violations, in relation to
  making such provisions permanent; and to amend local law number 46  of
  the  city  of  New  York for the year 1989 amending the administrative
  code of New York relating to civil liability  of  vehicle  owners  for
  traffic   control  signal  violations,  in  relation  to  making  such
  provisions permanent; and repealing certain provisions of the  vehicle
  and  traffic  law  and the administrative code of the city of New York
  relating thereto

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

  Section  1. Subdivision (a) of section 1111-a of the vehicle and traf-
fic law, as amended by chapter 658 of the laws of 2006 and  paragraph  1
as  amended  by  chapter  18  of the laws of 2009, is amended to read as
follows:
  (a) 1. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, each  city  with  a
population  of one million or more is hereby authorized and empowered to
adopt and amend a local law or ordinance establishing a  [demonstration]
program  imposing monetary liability on the owner of a vehicle for fail-
ure of an operator thereof to comply with traffic-control indications in
such city in accordance  with  the  provisions  of  this  section.  Such
[demonstration]  program  shall  empower  a  city to install and operate
traffic-control signal photo violation-monitoring devices  [at  no  more
than  one  hundred  fifty  intersections]  within  such city [at any one
time].
  2. Such [demonstration] program shall utilize  necessary  technologies
to  ensure, to the extent practicable, that photographs produced by such

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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