senate Bill S7236A

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to owner liability for failure of operator to comply with traffic control indications in the city of Mt. Vernon

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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 22, 2014 signed chap.101
Jul 11, 2014 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2014 returned to assembly
passed senate
home rule request
3rd reading cal.1674
substituted for s7236a
Jun 20, 2014 substituted by a8368b
ordered to third reading cal.1674
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 20, 2014 print number 7236a
amend (t) and recommit to transportation
May 07, 2014 referred to transportation

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S7236 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8368B
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd V & T L, generally; amd §371, Gen Muni L; amd §87, Pub Off L

S7236 - Summary

Relates to owner liability for failure of operator to comply with traffic control indications in the city of Mt. Vernon; authorizes such city to establish a demonstration program for traffic-control signal photo violation monitoring devices.

S7236 - Sponsor Memo

S7236 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7236

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 7, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HASSELL-THOMPSON -- 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  imple-
  mentation of red light cameras

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

  Section 1. The vehicle and traffic law is  amended  by  adding  a  new
section 1111-d to read as follows:
  S  1111-D.    OWNER  LIABILITY  FOR FAILURE OF OPERATOR TO COMPLY WITH
TRAFFIC-CONTROL INDICATIONS. (A) 1. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER  PROVISION
OF  LAW,  THE  CITY  OF MT. VERNON 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 DEMON-
STRATION PROGRAM SHALL EMPOWER SUCH CITY TO INSTALL AND  OPERATE  TRAFF-
IC-CONTROL  SIGNAL  PHOTO  VIOLATION-MONITORING  DEVICES AT NO MORE THAN
TWELVE 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
TRAFFIC-CONTROL SIGNAL  PHOTO  VIOLATION-MONITORING  SYSTEMS  SHALL  NOT
INCLUDE IMAGES THAT IDENTIFY THE DRIVER, THE PASSENGERS, OR THE CONTENTS
OF  THE  VEHICLE.  PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT NO NOTICE OF LIABILITY ISSUED
PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL BE DISMISSED SOLELY BECAUSE A  PHOTOGRAPH
OR  PHOTOGRAPHS  ALLOW FOR THE IDENTIFICATION OF THE CONTENTS OF A VEHI-
CLE, PROVIDED THAT SUCH CITY HAS MADE A REASONABLE EFFORT TO COMPLY WITH
THE PROVISIONS OF THIS PARAGRAPH.
  (B) IN ANY SUCH CITY WHICH HAS ADOPTED A LOCAL LAW OR ORDINANCE PURSU-
ANT TO SUBDIVISION (A) OF THIS SECTION, THE OWNER OF A VEHICLE SHALL  BE
LIABLE  FOR  A  PENALTY IMPOSED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION IF SUCH VEHICLE
WAS USED OR OPERATED WITH  THE  PERMISSION  OF  THE  OWNER,  EXPRESS  OR
IMPLIED, IN VIOLATION OF SUBDIVISION (D) OF SECTION ELEVEN HUNDRED ELEV-
EN  OF  THIS  ARTICLE,  AND  SUCH  VIOLATION IS EVIDENCED BY INFORMATION
OBTAINED  FROM  A  TRAFFIC-CONTROL  SIGNAL  PHOTO   VIOLATION-MONITORING

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

S7236A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8368B
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd V & T L, generally; amd §371, Gen Muni L; amd §87, Pub Off L

S7236A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to owner liability for failure of operator to comply with traffic control indications in the city of Mt. Vernon; authorizes such city to establish a demonstration program for traffic-control signal photo violation monitoring devices.

S7236A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7236A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7236--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 7, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HASSELL-THOMPSON -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, the general municipal law,
  and the public officers law, in relation to owner liability for  fail-
  ure of operator to comply with traffic-control indications in the city
  of  Mt.  Vernon;  and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon
  expiration thereof

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of section 235 of the vehicle and traffic
law, as amended by section 1 of chapter 189 of  the  laws  of  2013,  is
amended to read as follows:
  1.  Notwithstanding any inconsistent provision of any general, special
or local law or administrative code to the contrary, in any  city  which
heretofore  or  hereafter  is  authorized to establish an administrative
tribunal to hear and determine complaints of traffic infractions consti-
tuting parking, standing or stopping violations, or  to  adjudicate  the
liability  of owners for violations of subdivision (d) of section eleven
hundred eleven of this chapter in accordance with section eleven hundred
eleven-a of this chapter, or to adjudicate the liability of  owners  for
violations  of  subdivision (d) of section eleven hundred eleven of this
chapter in accordance with sections  eleven  hundred  eleven-b  of  this
chapter as added by sections sixteen of chapters twenty, twenty-one, and
twenty-two  of  the  laws  of  two  thousand  nine, OR TO ADJUDICATE THE
LIABILITY OF OWNERS FOR VIOLATIONS OF SUBDIVISION (D) OF SECTION  ELEVEN
HUNDRED ELEVEN OF THIS CHAPTER IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION ELEVEN HUNDRED
ELEVEN-D  OF  THIS CHAPTER, or to adjudicate the liability of owners for
violations of toll collection regulations as defined in and  in  accord-
ance  with  the  provisions of section two thousand nine hundred eighty-
five of the public authorities law and sections sixteen-a, sixteen-b and
sixteen-c of chapter seven hundred seventy-four of the laws of  nineteen
hundred  fifty,  or to adjudicate liability of owners in accordance with

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

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