Senate Bill S2976

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Abbagail's law prohibits supervising drivers from acting under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs

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  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2015-S2976 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1320
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1192-b, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S7435
2011-2012: S164, A6988
2013-2014: S1055, A1624
2017-2018: S373, A535
2019-2020: S453, A3650
2021-2022: S3201
2023-2024: S777

2015-S2976 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts Abbagail's law prohibiting supervising drivers from acting under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs and subjects them to criminal charges.

2015-S2976 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2015-S2976 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2976

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 30, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ORTT  --  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 acting as  a
  supervising driver while under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as  "Abbagail's
Law".
  S  2.  The  vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding a new section
1192-b to read as follows:
  S 1192-B. SUPERVISING A DRIVER WHILE UNDER THE  INFLUENCE  OF  ALCOHOL
AND/OR DRUGS. 1. NO PERSON SHALL ACT AS A SUPERVISING DRIVER PURSUANT TO
SECTION  FIVE  HUNDRED ONE OR FIVE HUNDRED ONE-B OF THIS CHAPTER IF SUCH
PERSON WOULD BE IN VIOLATION OF SUBDIVISION ONE,  TWO,  THREE,  FOUR  OR
FOUR-A OF SECTION ELEVEN HUNDRED NINETY-TWO OF THIS ARTICLE IF HE OR SHE
WERE OPERATING THE VEHICLE.
  SUPERVISING A DRIVER WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL AND/OR DRUGS
SHALL BE A CLASS A MISDEMEANOR.
  2.  AGGRAVATED SUPERVISING A DRIVER WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCO-
HOL AND/OR DRUGS. NO PERSON SHALL ACT AS A SUPERVISING  DRIVER  PURSUANT
TO  SECTION  FIVE  HUNDRED  ONE OR FIVE HUNDRED ONE-B OF THIS CHAPTER IF
SUCH PERSON WOULD BE IN VIOLATION OF SUBDIVISION TWO-A OF SECTION ELEVEN
HUNDRED NINETY-TWO OF THIS ARTICLE IF HE OR SHE WERE OPERATING THE VEHI-
CLE.
  AGGRAVATED SUPERVISING A DRIVER WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE  OF  ALCOHOL
AND/OR DRUGS SHALL BE A CLASS E FELONY.
  S  3.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
have become a law.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01225-01-5


              

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