senate Bill S3389

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Provides that the fines for traffic infractions and traffic misdemeanors committed in a school traffic control zone are doubled

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 05, 2016 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 04, 2016 advanced to third reading
May 03, 2016 2nd report cal.
Apr 12, 2016 1st report cal.595
Jan 06, 2016 referred to transportation
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 16, 2015 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 01, 2015 ordered to third reading cal.1164
committee discharged and committed to rules
Feb 06, 2015 referred to transportation

Votes

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Apr 12, 2016 - Transportation committee Vote

S3389
18
0
committee
18
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 1, 2015 - Rules committee Vote

S3389
22
0
committee
22
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
2
Excused
0
Abstained
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S3389 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3170
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยงยง1800-a & 1801-a, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S480, A5965
2011-2012: S4892, A4732
2013-2014: S2136, A2361
2017-2018: S6212, A7417
2019-2020: S2620
2021-2022: S5618

S3389 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that the fines for traffic infractions and traffic misdemeanors committed in a school traffic control zone are doubled; further requires such zones to be marked by a traffic light or stop sign.

S3389 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3389 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3389

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 6, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- 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 doubling the
  fines for traffic infractions and traffic  misdemeanors  committed  in
  school traffic control zones

  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  two  new
sections 1800-a and 1801-a to read as follows:
  S  1800-A. SCHOOL TRAFFIC CONTROL ZONE; TRAFFIC INFRACTIONS.  NOTWITH-
STANDING THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION EIGHTEEN HUNDRED OF THIS ARTICLE  AND
ANY  RULE  OR REGULATION TO THE CONTRARY, THAT PART OF ANY HIGHWAY ADJA-
CENT TO A SCHOOL WHERE MAXIMUM SCHOOL  SPEED  LIMITS  HAVE  BEEN  ESTAB-
LISHED, SHALL ALSO BE DESIGNATED A SCHOOL TRAFFIC CONTROL ZONE AND SHALL
BE  CLEARLY  MARKED WITH THE PLACEMENT OF EITHER A TRAFFIC LIGHT OR STOP
SIGN AT EVERY INTERSECTION OR CORNER IMMEDIATELY  SURROUNDING  A  SCHOOL
SAFETY  ZONE  WITHIN SUCH SCHOOL ZONE; PROVIDED, HOWEVER THAT NO TRAFFIC
LIGHT OR STOP SIGN SHALL BE REQUIRED BY THIS SECTION IF  SUCH  INSTALLA-
TION  WOULD,  BASED ON ENGINEERING JUDGMENT BY THE CITY, TOWN OR VILLAGE
HAVING JURISDICTION OVER THE INTERSECTION OR CORNER, ENDANGER THE SAFETY
OF MOTORISTS OR PEDESTRIANS, OR OTHERWISE NOT BE CONSISTENT  WITH  ENGI-
NEERING  JUDGMENT  REGARDING  THE  PLACEMENT  OF  TRAFFIC LIGHTS OR STOP
SIGNS.  ALL FINES FOR TRAFFIC INFRACTIONS PURSUANT TO THIS CHAPTER WHICH
ARE COMMITTED IN A SCHOOL TRAFFIC CONTROL ZONE SHALL BE DOUBLE THE MAXI-
MUM AMOUNT OTHERWISE SET OUT IN THIS CHAPTER FOR SUCH INFRACTIONS.
  S 1801-A. SCHOOL TRAFFIC CONTROL ZONE;  MISDEMEANORS.  NOTWITHSTANDING
THE  PROVISIONS  OF SECTION EIGHTEEN HUNDRED ONE OF THIS ARTICLE AND ANY
RULE  OR  REGULATION  TO  THE  CONTRARY,  ALL  FINES   FOR   MISDEMEANOR
CONVICTIONS  PURSUANT  TO  THIS CHAPTER, WHICH ARE COMMITTED IN A SCHOOL
TRAFFIC  CONTROL  ZONE,  AS  DESIGNATED  PURSUANT  TO  SECTION  EIGHTEEN

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00735-02-5

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