assembly Bill A4760

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to leaving the scene of an incident without reporting

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Jan 06, 2016 referred to transportation
Feb 06, 2015 referred to transportation

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A4760 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S405
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง600, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A10754, S7866
2013-2014: A2550, A9818, S1698
2017-2018: A1944, S3393
2019-2020: S857
2021-2022: S1693

A4760 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts "Alix's law"; relates to leaving the scene of an incident without reporting it; relates to operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

A4760 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4760

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 6, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. PEOPLES-STOKES, CORWIN -- read once and referred
  to the Committee on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to leaving  the
  scene of an incident without reporting

  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 "Alix's Law".
  S 2. Section 600 of the vehicle and traffic law, as amended by chapter
49 of the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows:
  S 600. Leaving scene of an incident  without  reporting.  1.  Property
damage.  a.  Any person operating a motor vehicle who, knowing or having
cause to know that THE MOTOR VEHICLE OPERATED BY SUCH PERSON HAS COME IN
CONTACT WITH A PERSON, REAL PROPERTY OR PERSONAL PROPERTY, HAS A DUTY TO
PERFORM A REASONABLE AND GOOD FAITH INVESTIGATION OF THE INCIDENT AND IF
AS A RESULT OF SUCH INVESTIGATION SUCH PERSON KNOWS  OR  HAS  REASON  TO
KNOW THAT damage has been caused to the real property or to the personal
property, not including animals, of another, due to [an incident involv-
ing]  THE  CONTACT  OF  the  motor vehicle operated by such person, SUCH
PERSON shall, before leaving the place where the damage occurred,  stop,
exhibit  his  or  her license and insurance identification card for such
vehicle, when such card is required pursuant to articles six  and  eight
of  this  chapter, and give his or her name, residence, including street
and number, insurance carrier and insurance  identification  information
including  but  not  limited  to  the number and effective dates of said
individual's insurance policy, and license number to the party  sustain-
ing the damage, or in case the person sustaining the damage is not pres-
ent  at  the place where the damage occurred then he or she shall report
the same as soon as physically able to the nearest  police  station,  or
judicial  officer.    A PERSON OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE IN VIOLATION OF
SECTION ELEVEN HUNDRED  NINETY-TWO  OF  THIS  CHAPTER,  THAT  CAME  INTO
CONTACT  WITH  A  PERSON,  REAL  PROPERTY,  OR  PERSONAL  PROPERTY, THAT

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00674-01-5