senate Bill S7712

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Increases the number of traffic light cameras permitted in New York city to 300

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Jun 02, 2014 referred to transportation

S7712 - Details

Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1111-a, V & T L; amd §19-210, NYC Ad Cd; amd §17, Chap 746 of 1988; amd §2, NYC, LL 46 of 1989

S7712 - Summary

Increases the number of traffic light cameras permitted in New York city to 300; makes certain provisions of law permanent.

S7712 - Sponsor Memo

S7712 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7712

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 2, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DILAN  -- 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 certain traffic-control indi-
  cations; 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 vehicle 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 the city of  New
  York relating to civil liability of vehicle owners for traffic control
  signal violations, in relation to making such provisions permanent

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

  Section 1. Paragraph 1 of subdivision (a) of  section  1111-a  of  the
vehicle  and  traffic law, as amended by chapter 18 of the laws of 2009,
is amended to read as follows:
  1. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, each city with a  popu-
lation  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 demon-
stration program shall empower a city to install  and  operate  traffic-
control  signal photo violation-monitoring devices at no more than [one]
THREE hundred [fifty] intersections within such city at any one time.
  S 2. Paragraph 1 of subdivision (a) of section 19-210 of the  adminis-
trative  code  of  the city of New York, as amended by chapter 18 of the
laws of 2009, is amended to read as follows:
  1. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the parking  violations
bureau  is  hereby authorized and empowered to establish 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
accordance with the provisions of this section. The department of trans-

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

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