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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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 01, 2016 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 09, 2016 advanced to third reading
Feb 08, 2016 2nd report cal.
Feb 02, 2016 1st report cal.129
Jan 06, 2016 referred to transportation
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 12, 2015 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 12, 2015 advanced to third reading
Mar 11, 2015 2nd report cal.
Mar 10, 2015 1st report cal.219
Jan 30, 2015 referred to transportation

Votes

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Feb 2, 2016 - Transportation committee Vote

S2976
18
0
committee
18
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mar 10, 2015 - Transportation committee Vote

S2976
18
0
committee
18
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S2976 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1320
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง1192-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

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.

S2976 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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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