senate Bill S6134

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Increases the fine for handicap parking violations and allows motorists so cited to provide proof of possession of such permit to reduce such fine

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to transportation

S6134 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3418
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง1203-c, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A5572

S6134 - Summary

Increases the fine for handicap parking violations and allows motorists so cited to provide proof of possession of such permit to reduce such fine.

S6134 - Sponsor Memo

S6134 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6134

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 8, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. O'BRIEN -- 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, in relation to the fine for
  certain handicapped parking violations

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

  Section  1. Subdivision 4 of section 1203-c of the vehicle and traffic
law, as amended by chapter 613 of the laws of 2003, is amended  to  read
as follows:
  4.  Except  as  otherwise provided by local law which imposes a larger
maximum fine, any person who stops, stands or parks  in  spaces  clearly
marked for use by the handicapped in accordance with this section, with-
out a special vehicle identification parking permit, a special municipal
parking  permit  or  whose motor vehicle is not registered in accordance
with section four hundred four-a of this chapter and being used for  the
transportation of a handicapped person; or with such permit or registra-
tion  and  such person is not the one to whom the permit or registration
was issued or is not transporting the person issued the permit or regis-
tration; or any person who parks in a handicapped parking access  aisle;
shall  be subject to a fine of not less than fifty dollars nor more than
[seventy-five] ONE HUNDRED FIFTY  dollars  for  the  first  offense  and
[seventy-five]  ONE HUNDRED FIFTY to [one] TWO hundred fifty dollars for
the second offense occurring within a period of  two  years  within  the
same  municipality; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT IF A MOTORIST BEING ISSUED A
SUMMONS PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION PROVIDES PROOF OF POSSESSING A  SPECIAL
VEHICLE  IDENTIFICATION  PARKING  PERMIT  OR A SPECIAL MUNICIPAL PARKING
PERMIT TO THE MUNICIPALITY WHERE THE SUMMONS WAS ISSUED WITHIN TEN DAYS,
THEY SHALL BE SUBJECT TO A FINE OF NO LESS THAN  FIFTY  DOLLARS  AND  NO
MORE THAN SEVENTY-FIVE DOLLARS. The arresting or ticketing officer shall
issue  a summons to violators of this section. A ticketing officer issu-
ing a summons pursuant to this section may provide for the  removal  and
storage  of  a  motor  vehicle illegally parked in a handicapped parking
space, or a handicapped parking access aisle.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.

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