assembly Bill A458

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the comprehensive school bus driver safety training program

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 20, 2016 referred to transportation
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 06, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.36
returned to assembly
died in senate
Jun 11, 2015 referred to transportation
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jun 10, 2015 ordered to third reading rules cal.200
rules report cal.200
reported
Jun 08, 2015 reported referred to rules
Jun 03, 2015 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 07, 2015 referred to transportation

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A458 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1239
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §223-a, amd §1809, V & T L; amd §3650, Ed L; add §89-i, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A4054, S1244
2011-2012: A1178, S5741
2013-2014: A99, S2843
2017-2018: A172, S3276
2019-2020: A2601, S4385
2021-2022: S4661

A458 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the transfer of a portion of fines issued for illegally passing a school bus to the comprehensive school bus driver safety training program for the study and promotion of issues involving school bus safety; establishes a school bus motorist education fund.

A458 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   458

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. GANTT, GALEF, CUSICK, ENGLEBRIGHT -- Multi-Spon-
  sored by -- M. of A.  JAFFEE, McDONALD, PERRY, SEPULVEDA -- read  once
  and referred to the Committee on Transportation

AN  ACT  to  amend the vehicle and traffic law and the education law, in
  relation to the illegal passing of school buses and to amend the state
  finance law, in relation  to  establishing  the  school  bus  motorist
  education fund

  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 223-a to read as follows:
  S  223-A.  SCHOOL  BUS  MOTORIST  EDUCATION  PROGRAM. THE COMMISSIONER
SHALL, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE GOVERNOR'S TRAFFIC SAFETY COMMITTEE,  THE
DEPARTMENTS  OF  EDUCATION  AND  TRANSPORTATION,  THE  DIVISION OF STATE
POLICE, AND THE STATE COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL BUS  DRIVER  SAFETY  TRAINING
COUNCIL,  DESIGN  AND  IMPLEMENT  A  PUBLIC EDUCATION PROGRAM TO EDUCATE
MOTORISTS OF THE DANGERS OF PASSING A SCHOOL BUS IN VIOLATION OF SECTION
ELEVEN HUNDRED SEVENTY-FOUR OF THIS CHAPTER, TO  REDUCE  THE  NUMBER  OF
SUCH INCIDENTS, AND TO PROMOTE SCHOOL BUS SAFETY.
  S  2. Subdivision 3 of section 1809 of the vehicle and traffic law, as
amended by chapter 309 of the laws  of  1996,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  3.  The  mandatory  surcharge  provided for in subdivision one of this
section shall be paid to the clerk of the court or administrative tribu-
nal that rendered the conviction. Within the first ten days of the month
following collection of the mandatory surcharge the collecting authority
shall determine the amount of mandatory surcharge collected and,  if  it
is  an  administrative  tribunal  or a town or village justice court, it
shall pay such money to the state comptroller  who  shall  deposit  such
money  in  the state treasury pursuant to section one hundred twenty-one

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