assembly Bill A172

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the comprehensive school bus driver safety training program

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 12, 2018 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.83
rules report cal.83
Jun 11, 2018 reported
Jun 07, 2018 reported referred to rules
Jun 05, 2018 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 03, 2018 referred to transportation
Jan 04, 2017 referred to transportation

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A172 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3276
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §223-a, amd §1809, V & T L; amd §3650, Ed L; add §89-i, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A4054, S1244
2011-2012: A1178, S5741
2013-2014: A99, S2843
2015-2016: A458, S1239
2019-2020: A2601, S4385
2021-2022: S4661

A172 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the transfer of a portion of fines issued for illegally passing a school bus to the comprehensive school bus driver safety training program for the study and promotion of issues involving school bus safety; establishes a school bus motorist education fund.

A172 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   172

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. GANTT -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law and the  education  law,  in
  relation to the illegal passing of school buses and to amend the state
  finance  law,  in  relation  to  establishing  the school bus motorist
  education fund

  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 223-a to read as follows:
  § 223-A. SCHOOL  BUS  MOTORIST  EDUCATION  PROGRAM.  THE  COMMISSIONER
SHALL,  IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE GOVERNOR'S TRAFFIC SAFETY COMMITTEE, THE
DEPARTMENTS OF EDUCATION  AND  TRANSPORTATION,  THE  DIVISION  OF  STATE
POLICE,  AND  THE  STATE COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL BUS DRIVER SAFETY TRAINING
COUNCIL, DESIGN AND IMPLEMENT A  PUBLIC  EDUCATION  PROGRAM  TO  EDUCATE
MOTORISTS OF THE DANGERS OF PASSING A SCHOOL BUS IN VIOLATION OF SECTION
ELEVEN  HUNDRED  SEVENTY-FOUR  OF  THIS CHAPTER, TO REDUCE THE NUMBER OF
SUCH INCIDENTS, AND TO PROMOTE SCHOOL BUS SAFETY.
  § 2. Subdivision 3 of section 1809 of the vehicle and traffic law,  as
amended  by  chapter  309  of  the  laws  of 1996, is amended to read as
follows:
  3. The mandatory surcharge provided for in  subdivision  one  of  this
section shall be paid to the clerk of the court or administrative tribu-
nal that rendered the conviction. Within the first ten days of the month
following collection of the mandatory surcharge the collecting authority
shall  determine  the amount of mandatory surcharge collected and, if it
is an administrative tribunal or a town or  village  justice  court,  it
shall  pay  such  money  to the state comptroller who shall deposit such
money in the state treasury pursuant to section one  hundred  twenty-one
of  the  state  finance law to the credit of the general fund; PROVIDED,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets