assembly Bill A686B

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Prohibits a child less than ten years of age from being left unattended in a motor vehicle under conditions presenting substantial risk

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 17, 2018 advanced to third reading cal.900
May 14, 2018 reported
May 07, 2018 print number 686b
May 07, 2018 amend (t) and recommit to codes
Jan 03, 2018 referred to codes
Jun 07, 2017 reported referred to codes
May 16, 2017 print number 686a
May 16, 2017 amend and recommit to transportation
Jan 09, 2017 referred to transportation

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A686 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5631
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1210-a, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A318, S6349
2011-2012: A3960, S2192
2013-2014: A410, S306
2015-2016: A1695, S241
2019-2020: A1851, S2497

A686 - Summary

Prohibits a child less than ten years of age from being left unattended in a motor vehicle under conditions presenting substantial risk.

A686 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   686

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 9, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. MAGNARELLI, BENEDETTO, GALEF, GUNTHER, HOOPER,
  ORTIZ, RIVERA, TITUS, ABBATE, STIRPE, JAFFEE,  OTIS,  ARROYO,  MOSLEY,
  DAVILA,  PICHARDO  --  Multi-Sponsored  by -- M. of A. BARCLAY, BLAKE,
  BRAUNSTEIN, COOK, HEVESI, MAGEE, McDONOUGH, SIMON, THIELE -- read once
  and referred to the Committee on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to  prohibiting
  a child from being left unattended in a motor vehicle under conditions
  presenting substantial risk

  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 1210-a to read as follows:
  § 1210-A. UNATTENDED CHILD IN A MOTOR VEHICLE.  NO PARENT, GUARDIAN OR
OTHER  PERSON  LEGALLY  CHARGED WITH THE CARE OR CUSTODY OF A CHILD LESS
THAN SIXTEEN YEARS OLD SHALL KNOWINGLY OR RECKLESSLY,  UNDER  CONDITIONS
THAT PRESENT A SUBSTANTIAL HEALTH OR SAFETY RISK, LEAVE SUCH CHILD UNAT-
TENDED  INSIDE  A MOTOR VEHICLE. NOTHING IN THIS SECTION SHALL BE DEEMED
TO SUPERSEDE THE PROVISIONS OF ANY OTHER APPLICABLE SECTION OF LAW.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00563-01-7

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A686A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5631
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1210-a, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A318, S6349
2011-2012: A3960, S2192
2013-2014: A410, S306
2015-2016: A1695, S241
2019-2020: A1851, S2497

A686A - Summary

Prohibits a child less than ten years of age from being left unattended in a motor vehicle under conditions presenting substantial risk.

A686A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 686--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 9, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. MAGNARELLI, BENEDETTO, GALEF, GUNTHER, HOOPER,
  ORTIZ, RIVERA, TITUS, ABBATE, STIRPE, JAFFEE,  OTIS,  ARROYO,  MOSLEY,
  DAVILA,  PICHARDO  --  Multi-Sponsored  by -- M. of A. BARCLAY, BLAKE,
  BRAUNSTEIN, COOK, HEVESI, MAGEE, McDONOUGH, SIMON, THIELE -- read once
  and  referred  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 prohibiting
  a child from being left unattended in a motor vehicle under conditions
  presenting substantial risk

  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 1210-a to read as follows:
  § 1210-A. UNATTENDED CHILD IN A MOTOR VEHICLE.  1. NO PARENT, GUARDIAN
OR OTHER PERSON LEGALLY CHARGED WITH THE CARE OR CUSTODY OF A CHILD LESS
THAN SIXTEEN YEARS OLD SHALL KNOWINGLY OR RECKLESSLY,  UNDER  CONDITIONS
THAT PRESENT A SUBSTANTIAL HEALTH OR SAFETY RISK, LEAVE SUCH CHILD UNAT-
TENDED  INSIDE  A MOTOR VEHICLE. NOTHING IN THIS SECTION SHALL BE DEEMED
TO SUPERSEDE THE PROVISIONS OF ANY OTHER APPLICABLE SECTION OF LAW.
  2. A VIOLATION OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE  A  TRAFFIC
INFRACTION  AND  SHALL  BE  PUNISHABLE  BY A FINE OF NOT MORE THAN FIFTY
DOLLARS UPON CONVICTION OF A  FIRST  VIOLATION;  UPON  CONVICTION  OF  A
SECOND  VIOLATION, BOTH OF WHICH WERE COMMITTED WITHIN A PERIOD OF EIGH-
TEEN MONTHS, SUCH VIOLATION SHALL BE PUNISHED BY A FINE OF NOT MORE THAN
ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS; UPON CONVICTION OF A THIRD OR SUBSEQUENT VIOLATION,
ALL OF WHICH WERE COMMITTED WITHIN A PERIOD  OF  EIGHTEEN  MONTHS,  SUCH
VIOLATION  SHALL  BE PUNISHED BY A FINE OF NOT MORE THAN TWO HUNDRED AND
FIFTY DOLLARS.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.

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

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A686B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5631
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1210-a, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A318, S6349
2011-2012: A3960, S2192
2013-2014: A410, S306
2015-2016: A1695, S241
2019-2020: A1851, S2497

A686B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits a child less than ten years of age from being left unattended in a motor vehicle under conditions presenting substantial risk.

A686B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 686--B

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 9, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. MAGNARELLI, BENEDETTO, GALEF, GUNTHER, HOOPER,
  ORTIZ, RIVERA, TITUS, ABBATE, STIRPE, JAFFEE,  OTIS,  ARROYO,  MOSLEY,
  DAVILA,  PICHARDO  --  Multi-Sponsored  by -- M. of A. BARCLAY, BLAKE,
  BRAUNSTEIN, COOK, HEVESI, MAGEE, McDONOUGH, SIMON, THIELE -- read once
  and  referred  to  the  Committee  on  Transportation   --   committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to  said committee -- recommitted to the Committee on Codes in accord-
  ance with Assembly Rule  3,  sec.  2  --  committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to  prohibiting
  a  child  less  than  ten years of age from being left unattended in a
  motor vehicle under conditions presenting substantial risk

  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 1210-a to read as follows:
  § 1210-A. UNATTENDED CHILD IN A MOTOR VEHICLE.  1. NO PARENT, GUARDIAN
OR OTHER PERSON LEGALLY CHARGED WITH THE CARE OR CUSTODY OF A CHILD LESS
THAN TEN YEARS OLD SHALL KNOWINGLY OR RECKLESSLY, UNDER CONDITIONS  THAT
PRESENT A SUBSTANTIAL HEALTH OR SAFETY RISK, LEAVE SUCH CHILD UNATTENDED
INSIDE  A  MOTOR  VEHICLE.  NOTHING  IN  THIS SECTION SHALL BE DEEMED TO
SUPERSEDE THE PROVISIONS OF ANY OTHER APPLICABLE SECTION OF LAW.
  2. A VIOLATION OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE  A  TRAFFIC
INFRACTION  AND  SHALL  BE  PUNISHABLE  BY A FINE OF NOT MORE THAN FIFTY
DOLLARS UPON CONVICTION OF A  FIRST  VIOLATION;  UPON  CONVICTION  OF  A
SECOND  VIOLATION, BOTH OF WHICH WERE COMMITTED WITHIN A PERIOD OF EIGH-
TEEN MONTHS, SUCH VIOLATION SHALL BE PUNISHED BY A FINE OF NOT MORE THAN
ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS; UPON CONVICTION OF A THIRD OR SUBSEQUENT VIOLATION,
ALL OF WHICH WERE COMMITTED WITHIN A PERIOD  OF  EIGHTEEN  MONTHS,  SUCH

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00563-04-8