senate Bill S5631B

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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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 14, 2018 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1789
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 08, 2018 print number 5631b
May 08, 2018 amend (t) and recommit to transportation
Jan 03, 2018 referred to transportation
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 22, 2017 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 16, 2017 amended on third reading 5631a
May 08, 2017 advanced to third reading
May 03, 2017 2nd report cal.
May 02, 2017 1st report cal.706
Apr 21, 2017 referred to transportation

Votes

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Jun 14, 2018 - Rules committee Vote

S5631B
24
0
committee
24
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 2, 2017 - Transportation committee Vote

S5631
18
0
committee
18
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S5631 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A686
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1210-a, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S6349, A318
2011-2012: S2192, A3960
2013-2014: S306, A410
2015-2016: S241, A1695
2019-2020: S2497, A1851

S5631 - Summary

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

S5631 - Sponsor Memo

S5631 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5631

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 21, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DeFRANCISCO -- 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  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

S5631A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A686
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1210-a, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S6349, A318
2011-2012: S2192, A3960
2013-2014: S306, A410
2015-2016: S241, A1695
2019-2020: S2497, A1851

S5631A - Summary

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

S5631A - Sponsor Memo

S5631A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5631--A
    Cal. No. 706

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 21, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DeFRANCISCO -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the  Committee  on  Transportation  --
  reported  favorably  from  said committee, ordered to first and second
  report, ordered to a third reading,  amended  and  ordered  reprinted,
  retaining its place in the order of third reading

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.
                                                           LBD00563-03-7

Co-Sponsors

S5631B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A686
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1210-a, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S6349, A318
2011-2012: S2192, A3960
2013-2014: S306, A410
2015-2016: S241, A1695
2019-2020: S2497, A1851

S5631B (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S5631B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5631B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5631--B

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 21, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DeFRANCISCO -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the  Committee  on  Transportation  --
  reported  favorably  from  said committee, ordered to first and second
  report, ordered to a third reading,  amended  and  ordered  reprinted,
  retaining  its  place  in the order of third reading -- 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 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
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

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