senate Bill S1239

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the comprehensive school bus driver safety training program

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 24, 2016 reported and committed to finance
Jan 06, 2016 referred to transportation
Jan 09, 2015 referred to transportation

Votes

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May 24, 2016 - Transportation committee Vote

S1239
14
0
committee
14
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
2
Excused
0
Abstained
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Transportation Committee Vote: May 24, 2016

excused (2)

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S1239 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A458
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
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: S1244, A4054
2011-2012: S5741, A1178
2013-2014: S2843, A99
2017-2018: S3276, A172
2019-2020: S4385, A2601
2021-2022: S4661

S1239 (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.

S1239 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1239 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1239

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 9, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- 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  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
of  the  state  finance law to the credit of the general fund; PROVIDED,
HOWEVER, THAT THE COMPTROLLER SHALL DEPOSIT  SUCH  MONEY  COLLECTED  FOR

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02432-01-5

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