senate Bill S7593

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to liability of vehicle owners for toll collection violations

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May 15, 2014 referred to transportation

S7593 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Desig §2985 to be Title 11-A, add Title Head, amd §§2985 & 1209-a, Pub Auth L; amd §240, V & T L; amd §§2, 16-a, 16-b & 16-c, Chap 774 of 1950

S7593 - Summary

Relates to liability of vehicle owners for toll collection violations.

S7593 - Sponsor Memo

S7593 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7593

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 15, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, the vehicle and traffic  law
  and  chapter  774  of  the laws of 1950, relating to agreeing with the
  state of New Jersey with respect to rules  and  regulations  governing
  traffic  on  vehicular  crossings  operated  by  the  port of New York
  authority, in  relation  to  liability  of  vehicle  owners  for  toll
  collection violations

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

  Section 1. Section 2985 of the public authorities  law  is  designated
title 11-A and a new title heading is added to read as follows:
                             TOLL COLLECTIONS
  S  2.  Subdivision 1 of section 2985 of the public authorities law, as
added by chapter 379 of the laws of 1992, is amended to read as follows:
  1. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, every public  authority
which  operates  a  toll highway bridge and/or tunnel facility is hereby
authorized and empowered to impose monetary liability on the owner of  a
vehicle  for  failure  [of  an operator thereof] to comply with the toll
collection regulations of such public authority in accordance  with  the
provisions of this section.
  S  3.  Subdivision 5 of section 2985 of the public authorities law, as
added by chapter 379 of the laws of 1992, is amended to read as follows:
  5. An owner found liable for a  violation  of  toll  collection  regu-
lations  pursuant to this section shall for a first violation thereof be
liable for THE FULL AMOUNT OF THE ASSESSED TOLLS AND OTHER  CHARGES  AND
FEES IN ADDITION TO a monetary penalty not to exceed [fifty] ONE HUNDRED
dollars  or two times the toll evaded whichever is greater; for a second
violation thereof both within eighteen months be  liable  for  THE  FULL
AMOUNT OF THE ASSESSED TOLLS AND OTHER CHARGES AND FEES IN ADDITION TO a
monetary  penalty  not to exceed [one] TWO hundred dollars or five times
the toll  evaded  whichever  is  greater;  for  a  third  or  subsequent
violation  thereof  all  within  eighteen  months be liable for THE FULL
AMOUNT OF THE ASSESSED TOLLS AND OTHER CHARGES AND FEES IN ADDITION TO a

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

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