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|May 01, 2014||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S7171
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee
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S7171 - Details
S7171 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S7171 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to sanctions for driving while ability impaired while holding a conditional license PURPOSE: Requires judicial discretion for the issuance of a conditional license. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section. 1. provides for judicial consent at the time of issuance of a conditional license. Section 2. Effective date JUSTIFICATION: Currently 30 days following arraignment of a Driving While Intoxicated charge offenders receive a conditional license granting them the privilege to again operate a motor vehicle. The only provision to disqualify a person from receiving a conditional license is if that offender was enrolled in a Drinking Driver Program within the last five years.
S7171 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7171 I N S E N A T E May 1, 2014 ___________ Introduced by Sen. LANZA -- 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 sanctions for driving while ability impaired while holding a conditional license THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Clause d of subparagraph 7 of paragraph (e) of subdivision 2 of section 1193 of the vehicle and traffic law, as amended by chapter 251 of the laws of 2007, is amended to read as follows: d. Notwithstanding any contrary provision of this chapter, if any suspension occurring under this subparagraph has been in effect for a period of thirty days, [the holder may be issued] THE DEPARTMENT MAY, WITH THE CONSENT OF THE COURT, ISSUE a conditional license, in accord- ance with section eleven hundred ninety-six of this article, provided the holder of such license is otherwise eligible to receive such condi- tional license. A conditional license issued pursuant to this subpara- graph shall not be valid for the operation of a commercial motor vehi- cle. The commissioner shall prescribe by regulation the procedures for the issuance of such conditional license. S 2. This act shall take effect one year after it shall have become a law. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD01315-01-3
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