senate Bill S3895

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Provides for the issuance and production of proof of motor vehicle financial security in electronic form on the owner's portable electronic device

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2016 referred to transportation
Jun 25, 2015 recommitted to rules
Jun 09, 2015 ordered to third reading cal.1398
reported and committed to rules
Feb 20, 2015 referred to transportation

Votes

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Jun 9, 2015 - Rules committee Vote

S3895
25
0
committee
25
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 9, 2015 - Transportation committee Vote

S3895
19
0
committee
19
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S3895 - Details

Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง312 & 313, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
S5969A

S3895 - Summary

Provides for the issuance and production of proof of motor vehicle financial security in electronic form on the owner's portable electronic device.

S3895 - Sponsor Memo

S3895 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3895

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 20, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. MARCHIONE -- 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 electronic
  proof of financial security

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 1 of section 312 of the vehi-
cle and traffic law, as amended by chapter 557 of the laws of  1994,  is
amended to read as follows:
  (b)  The owner of such motor vehicle shall maintain proof of financial
security continuously throughout the registration period and his OR  HER
failure  to  produce proof of financial security when requested to do so
upon demand of a magistrate, motor  vehicle  inspector,  peace  officer,
acting  pursuant  to his OR HER special duties, or police officer, while
such vehicle is  being  operated  upon  the  public  highway,  shall  be
presumptive  evidence  of  operating  a  motor  vehicle without proof of
financial security.  SUBJECT TO THE RULES OF THE COMMISSIONER,  PURSUANT
TO PARAGRAPH (C) OF SUBDIVISION TWO OF SECTION THREE HUNDRED THIRTEEN OF
THIS  ARTICLE,  SUCH  PROOF  OF  FINANCIAL SECURITY SHALL BE PRODUCED IN
WRITTEN FORM OR IN ELECTRONIC FORM ON THE  OWNER'S  PORTABLE  ELECTRONIC
DEVICE, AS DEFINED IN PARAGRAPH (A) OF SUBDIVISION TWO OF SECTION TWELVE
HUNDRED  TWENTY-FIVE-D  OF THIS CHAPTER. INSURERS SHALL RETAIN THE RIGHT
TO DETERMINE WHETHER TO OFFER TO  THEIR  POLICYHOLDERS  THE  ABILITY  TO
PRODUCE  PROOF  OF  FINANCIAL  SECURITY  IN  ELECTRONIC  FORM.  Upon the
production of proof of financial security such presumption  is  removed.
Production  of  proof  of financial security may be made by mailing such
proof to the court having jurisdiction in the matter, and any  necessary
response  by  such  court  or  acknowledgement of the production of such
proof may also be made by mail. When insurance with respect to any motor
vehicle, other than a motorcycle, is terminated the owner shall  surren-
der  forthwith  his OR HER registration certificate and number plates of

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08860-01-5

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