assembly Bill A2513

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to driving a motor vehicle while under the influence of drugs or combined use of drugs and alcohol

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to transportation
Jan 20, 2017 referred to transportation

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A2513 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S889
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §119-c, amd §1192, V & T L; amd §3380, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A7967
2015-2016: A4719, S4769
2019-2020: A844, S1094

A2513 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to driving a motor vehicle while under the influence of drugs or combined use of drugs and alcohol.

A2513 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2513

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 20, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  SIMOTAS,  McDONOUGH, MURRAY -- read once and
  referred to the Committee on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law and the public  health  law,
  in relation to driving a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs or
  combined use of drugs and alcohol

  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 119-c to read as follows:
  § 119-C. INHALANT. THE TERM "INHALANT" WHEN USED IN THIS CHAPTER SHALL
REFER TO THE SMELLING OR INHALING OF ANY SUBSTANCE SET FORTH IN SUBDIVI-
SION ONE OF SECTION THIRTY-THREE HUNDRED EIGHTY OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW
OR  THE PROHIBITED USE OF NITROUS OXIDE AS SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION FIVE
OF SUCH SECTION, EXCEPT FOR THE INHALATION OF  ANY  SUCH  SUBSTANCE  FOR
MEDICAL OR DENTAL PURPOSES.
  § 2. Subdivisions 4 and 4-a of section 1192 of the vehicle and traffic
law, subdivision 4 as added by chapter 47 of the laws of 1988 and subdi-
vision  4-a  as added by chapter 732 of the laws of 2006, are amended to
read as follows:
  4. Driving while ability impaired by drugs. No person shall operate  a
motor vehicle while the person's ability to operate such a motor vehicle
is impaired by the use of a drug OR INHALANT as defined in this chapter,
OR  IMPAIRED BY THE VOLUNTARY INGESTION OF ANY OTHER CHEMICAL, INHALANT,
PHARMACEUTICAL OR OTHER IMPAIRING SUBSTANCE OR COMBINATION OF SUBSTANCES
TO THE EXTENT THE DRIVER IS INCAPABLE  OF  EMPLOYING  THE  PHYSICAL  AND
MENTAL  ABILITIES  WHICH  HE  OR  SHE IS EXPECTED TO POSSESS IN ORDER TO
OPERATE A VEHICLE IN A REASONABLE AND PRUDENT MANNER.
  4-a. Driving while ability impaired by the combined influence of drugs
or of alcohol and any drug or drugs. No person  shall  operate  a  motor
vehicle  while  the  person's  ability  to operate such motor vehicle is
impaired by the combined influence of drugs AND/OR INHALANTS or of alco-

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

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