senate Bill S3521A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Increases the penalty for leaving the scene of an incident without reporting

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 25, 2018 print number 3521a
Jan 25, 2018 amend and recommit to transportation
Jan 03, 2018 referred to transportation
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 15, 2017 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 14, 2017 ordered to third reading cal.1712
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 24, 2017 referred to transportation

Co-Sponsors

S3521 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §600, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S4188
2015-2016: S2136
2019-2020: S1575
2021-2022: S2264

S3521 - Summary

Increases the penalty for leaving the scene of an incident without reporting.

S3521 - Sponsor Memo

S3521 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3521

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 24, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. FLANAGAN -- 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 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. Paragraph c of subdivision 2 of section 600 of the  vehicle
and  traffic  law,  as  amended  by  chapter  49 of the laws of 2005, is
amended to read as follows:
  c. A violation of the provisions of paragraph a  of  this  subdivision
resulting  solely  from the failure of an operator to exhibit his or her
license and insurance identification card for the  vehicle  or  exchange
the  information  required  in such paragraph shall constitute a class B
misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not less than two hundred fifty  nor
more  than  five  hundred  dollars  in  addition  to any other penalties
provided by law. Any subsequent such violation shall constitute a  class
A  misdemeanor  punishable  by  a fine of not less than five hundred nor
more than one thousand  dollars  in  addition  to  any  other  penalties
provided  by law. Any violation of the provisions of paragraph a of this
subdivision, other than for the mere failure of an operator  to  exhibit
his or her license and insurance identification card for such vehicle or
exchange  the information required in such paragraph, shall constitute a
class A misdemeanor, punishable by a fine of not less than five  hundred
dollars  nor  more  than  one  thousand dollars in addition to any other
penalties provided by law. Any such  violation  committed  by  a  person
after  such  person  has  previously  been convicted of such a violation
shall constitute a class E felony, punishable by a fine of not less than
one thousand nor more than two thousand five hundred dollars in addition
to any other penalties provided by law. Any violation of the  provisions
of  paragraph  a of this subdivision, other than for the mere failure of
an operator to exhibit his or her license and  insurance  identification

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

Co-Sponsors

S3521A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §600, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S4188
2015-2016: S2136
2019-2020: S1575
2021-2022: S2264

S3521A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Increases the penalty for leaving the scene of an incident without reporting.

S3521A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3521A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 3521--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 24, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. FLANAGAN, GALLIVAN -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Transporta-
  tion  --  recommitted to the Committee on Transportation in accordance
  with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8  --  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 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. Paragraph c of subdivision 2 of section 600 of the vehicle
and traffic law, as amended by section 4 of part AAA of  chapter  59  of
the laws of 2017, is amended to read as follows:
  c.  A  violation  of the provisions of paragraph a of this subdivision
resulting solely from the failure of an operator to exhibit his  or  her
license  and  insurance  identification card for the vehicle or exchange
the information required in such paragraph shall constitute  a  class  B
misdemeanor  punishable by a fine of not less than two hundred fifty nor
more than five hundred  dollars  in  addition  to  any  other  penalties
provided  by law. Any subsequent such violation shall constitute a class
A misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not less  than  five  hundred  nor
more  than  one  thousand  dollars  in  addition  to any other penalties
provided by law. Any violation of the provisions of paragraph a of  this
subdivision,  other  than for the mere failure of an operator to exhibit
his or her license and insurance identification card for such vehicle or
exchange the information required in such paragraph, shall constitute  a
class  A misdemeanor, punishable by a fine of not less than five hundred
dollars nor more than one thousand dollars  in  addition  to  any  other
penalties  provided  by  law.  Any  such violation committed by a person
after such person has previously been  convicted  of  such  a  violation
shall constitute a class E felony, punishable by a fine of not less than
one thousand nor more than two thousand five hundred dollars in addition

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

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