|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 18, 2016||referred to transportation|
delivered to assembly
|May 16, 2016||advanced to third reading|
|May 11, 2016||2nd report cal.|
|May 10, 2016||1st report cal.765|
|Jan 06, 2016||referred to transportation|
returned to senate
died in assembly
|Mar 23, 2015||referred to transportation|
delivered to assembly
|Mar 12, 2015||advanced to third reading|
|Mar 11, 2015||2nd report cal.|
|Mar 10, 2015||1st report cal.216|
|Jan 07, 2015||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S405
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S405 (ACTIVE) - Details
S405 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S405 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to leaving the scene of an incident without reporting PURPOSE : This bill amends subdivisions 1 and 2 of Section 600 of the vehicle and traffic law (VTL) in relation to leaving the scene of an incident without reporting to include operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Modifies the crime of leaving the scene of an incident without reporting when a driver is intoxicated by creating a duty to investigate when a driver knows or has reason to know that he or she has collided with anything. An intoxicated driver is presumed to know or have reason to know that he or she has made contact with a person or property. EXISTING LAW : Current law states that a person must knowingly, or have reason to know that he or she caused personal injury or property damage to be guilty of leaving the scene of an incident without reporting.
S405 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 405 2015-2016 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 7, 2015 ___________ Introduced by Sens. GALLIVAN, ADDABBO, KENNEDY, LANZA, LARKIN, MARCHIONE, MARTINS, RANZENHOFER, SEWARD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Trans- portation AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to leaving the scene of an incident without reporting 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 "Alix's Law". S 2. Section 600 of the vehicle and traffic law, as amended by chapter 49 of the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows: S 600. Leaving scene of an incident without reporting. 1. Property damage. a. Any person operating a motor vehicle who, knowing or having cause to know that THE MOTOR VEHICLE OPERATED BY SUCH PERSON HAS COME IN CONTACT WITH A PERSON, REAL PROPERTY OR PERSONAL PROPERTY, HAS A DUTY TO PERFORM A REASONABLE AND GOOD FAITH INVESTIGATION OF THE INCIDENT AND IF AS A RESULT OF SUCH INVESTIGATION SUCH PERSON KNOWS OR HAS REASON TO KNOW THAT damage has been caused to the real property or to the personal property, not including animals, of another, due to [an incident involv- ing] THE CONTACT OF the motor vehicle operated by such person, SUCH PERSON shall, before leaving the place where the damage occurred, stop, exhibit his or her license and insurance identification card for such vehicle, when such card is required pursuant to articles six and eight of this chapter, and give his or her name, residence, including street and number, insurance carrier and insurance identification information including but not limited to the number and effective dates of said individual's insurance policy, and license number to the party sustain- ing the damage, or in case the person sustaining the damage is not pres- ent at the place where the damage occurred then he or she shall report the same as soon as physically able to the nearest police station, or EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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