senate Bill S4494B

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to procedures engaged in by investigating peace or police officers responding to traffic accidents involving a pedestrian or bicyclist and an omnibus

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2016 referred to transportation
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 23, 2015 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1874
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 18, 2015 print number 4494b
Jun 18, 2015 amend and recommit to transportation
Jun 17, 2015 print number 4494a
Jun 17, 2015 amend and recommit to transportation
Mar 24, 2015 referred to transportation

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S4494 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6048
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §600-a, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S4236, A1684

S4494 - Summary

Relates to procedures engaged in by investigating peace or police officers responding to traffic accidents involving a pedestrian or bicyclist and an omnibus.

S4494 - Sponsor Memo

S4494 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4494

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 24, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. DILAN, ESPAILLAT -- 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  procedures
  engaged  in  by  investigating  peace or police officers responding to
  traffic accidents involving a pedestrian or bicyclist and an omnibus

  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 600-a to read as follows:
  S 600-A. ACCIDENTS INVOLVING PEDESTRIANS OR BICYCLISTS AND AN OMNIBUS.
NOTWITHSTANDING ANY LOCAL LAW, ORDINANCE OR RULE, ANY PEACE  OFFICER  OR
POLICE OFFICER RESPONDING TO THE SCENE OF AN ACCIDENT INVOLVING A COLLI-
SION BETWEEN AN OMNIBUS AND EITHER A PEDESTRIAN OR BICYCLE OPERATOR, WHO
IS CONDUCTING AN INVESTIGATION AS TO THE CAUSE FOR SUCH COLLISION AND IS
RESPONSIBLE  FOR  THE  COMPLETION OF AN ACCIDENT REPORT REQUIRED BY THIS
ARTICLE, SHALL ISSUE AN APPEARANCE TICKET FOR THE  OMNIBUS  OPERATOR  TO
APPEAR  IN  A  COURT HAVING COMPETENT JURISDICTION IF SUCH OFFICER HAS A
REASONABLE CAUSE TO BELIEVE THAT A TRAFFIC INFRACTION OR MISDEMEANOR HAS
BEEN COMMITTED BY THE OMNIBUS OPERATOR. IF THE DRIVER OF THE OMNIBUS  IS
DULY  LICENSED UNDER ARTICLE NINETEEN-A OF THIS CHAPTER, HAS REMAINED AT
THE SCENE OF SUCH ACCIDENT AND HAS  COOPERATED  WITH  THE  INVESTIGATING
OFFICER,  THEN  SUCH  OFFICER SHALL NOT DETAIN OR OTHERWISE PREVENT SUCH
OPERATOR FROM LEAVING THE SCENE OF SUCH ACCIDENT AFTER THE  OFFICER  HAS
COMPLETED  HIS OR HER IMMEDIATE INVESTIGATION AT THE SCENE OF SUCH ACCI-
DENT.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09714-01-5

Co-Sponsors

S4494A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6048
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §600-a, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S4236, A1684

S4494A - Summary

Relates to procedures engaged in by investigating peace or police officers responding to traffic accidents involving a pedestrian or bicyclist and an omnibus.

S4494A - Sponsor Memo

S4494A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4494--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 24, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. DILAN, ESPAILLAT, GIANARIS, GOLDEN, PARKER -- read
  twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
  Committee  on  Transportation  --  committee discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation  to  procedures
  engaged  in  by  investigating  peace or police officers responding to
  traffic accidents involving a pedestrian or bicyclist and an omnibus

  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 600-a to read as follows:
  S 600-A. ACCIDENTS INVOLVING PEDESTRIANS OR BICYCLISTS AND AN OMNIBUS.
NOTWITHSTANDING ANY LOCAL LAW, ORDINANCE OR RULE, ANY PEACE  OFFICER  OR
POLICE OFFICER RESPONDING TO THE SCENE OF AN ACCIDENT INVOLVING A COLLI-
SION BETWEEN AN OMNIBUS AND EITHER A PEDESTRIAN OR BICYCLE OPERATOR, WHO
IS CONDUCTING AN INVESTIGATION AS TO THE CAUSE FOR SUCH COLLISION AND IS
RESPONSIBLE  FOR  THE  COMPLETION OF AN ACCIDENT REPORT REQUIRED BY THIS
ARTICLE, SHALL ISSUE A UNIFORM TRAFFIC CITATION FOR THE OMNIBUS OPERATOR
TO APPEAR IN A COURT HAVING COMPETENT JURISDICTION IF SUCH OFFICER HAS A
REASONABLE CAUSE TO BELIEVE THAT A TRAFFIC  INFRACTION  OR  MISDEMEANOR,
OTHER  THAN A MISDEMEANOR DEFINED BY THIS CHAPTER, HAS BEEN COMMITTED BY
THE OMNIBUS OPERATOR. IF THE DRIVER OF  THE  OMNIBUS  IS  DULY  LICENSED
UNDER  ARTICLE  NINETEEN-A OF THIS CHAPTER, HAS REMAINED AT THE SCENE OF
SUCH ACCIDENT AND HAS COOPERATED WITH THE  INVESTIGATING  OFFICER,  THEN
SUCH  OFFICER  SHALL  NOT DETAIN OR OTHERWISE PREVENT SUCH OPERATOR FROM
LEAVING THE SCENE OF SUCH ACCIDENT AFTER THE OFFICER HAS  COMPLETED  HIS
OR HER IMMEDIATE INVESTIGATION AT THE SCENE OF SUCH ACCIDENT.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09714-03-5

Co-Sponsors

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S4494B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6048
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §600-a, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S4236, A1684

S4494B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to procedures engaged in by investigating peace or police officers responding to traffic accidents involving a pedestrian or bicyclist and an omnibus.

S4494B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4494B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4494--B

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 24, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. DILAN, ESPAILLAT, GIANARIS, GOLDEN, PARKER -- read
  twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
  Committee  on  Transportation  --  committee discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and  recommitted  to  said  committee  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation  to  procedures
  engaged  in  by  investigating  peace or police officers responding to
  traffic accidents involving a pedestrian or bicyclist and an omnibus

  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 600-a to read as follows:
  S 600-A. ACCIDENTS INVOLVING PEDESTRIANS OR BICYCLISTS AND AN OMNIBUS.
NOTWITHSTANDING ANY LOCAL LAW, ORDINANCE OR RULE, ANY PEACE  OFFICER  OR
POLICE OFFICER RESPONDING TO THE SCENE OF AN ACCIDENT INVOLVING A COLLI-
SION BETWEEN AN OMNIBUS AND EITHER A PEDESTRIAN OR BICYCLE OPERATOR, WHO
IS CONDUCTING AN INVESTIGATION AS TO THE CAUSE FOR SUCH COLLISION AND IS
RESPONSIBLE  FOR  THE  COMPLETION OF AN ACCIDENT REPORT REQUIRED BY THIS
ARTICLE, SHALL ISSUE A SIMPLIFIED TRAFFIC INFORMATION  FOR  THE  OMNIBUS
OPERATOR  TO  APPEAR  IN  A  COURT HAVING COMPETENT JURISDICTION IF SUCH
OFFICER HAS A REASONABLE CAUSE TO BELIEVE  THAT  A  TRAFFIC  INFRACTION,
OTHER  THAN  A  VIOLATION  OF  SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION ELEVEN HUNDRED
NINETY-TWO OF THIS CHAPTER, OR MISDEMEANOR,  OTHER  THAN  A  MISDEMEANOR
DEFINED  BY THIS CHAPTER, HAS BEEN COMMITTED BY THE OMNIBUS OPERATOR. IF
THE DRIVER OF THE OMNIBUS IS DULY LICENSED UNDER ARTICLE  NINETEEN-A  OF
THIS CHAPTER, HAS REMAINED AT THE SCENE OF SUCH ACCIDENT AND HAS COOPER-
ATED  WITH THE INVESTIGATING OFFICER, THEN SUCH OFFICER SHALL NOT DETAIN
OR OTHERWISE PREVENT SUCH OPERATOR FROM LEAVING THE SCENE OF SUCH  ACCI-
DENT  AFTER THE OFFICER HAS COMPLETED HIS OR HER IMMEDIATE INVESTIGATION
AT THE SCENE OF SUCH ACCIDENT.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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

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