assembly Bill A1944

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to leaving the scene of an incident without reporting

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 15, 2018 print number 1944a
Feb 15, 2018 amend and recommit to transportation
Jan 03, 2018 referred to transportation
Jan 17, 2017 referred to transportation

Co-Sponsors

A1944 - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §600, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A10754
2013-2014: A2550, A9818
2015-2016: A4760

A1944 - Summary

Enacts "Alix's law"; relates to leaving the scene of an incident without reporting it; relates to operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

A1944 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1944

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 17, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. PEOPLES-STOKES -- read once and referred 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. This act shall be known and may be cited as "Alix's Law".
  § 2. Section 600 of the vehicle and traffic law, as amended by chapter
49 of the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows:
  § 600. Leaving scene of an incident  without  reporting.  1.  Property
damage.  a.  Any person operating a motor vehicle who, knowing or having
cause to know that THE MOTOR VEHICLE OPERATED BY SUCH PERSON HAS COME IN
CONTACT WITH A PERSON, REAL PROPERTY OR PERSONAL PROPERTY, HAS A DUTY TO
PERFORM A REASONABLE AND GOOD FAITH INVESTIGATION OF THE INCIDENT AND IF
AS A RESULT OF SUCH INVESTIGATION SUCH PERSON KNOWS  OR  HAS  REASON  TO
KNOW THAT damage has been caused to the real property or to the personal
property, not including animals, of another, due to [an incident involv-
ing]  THE  CONTACT  OF  the  motor vehicle operated by such person, SUCH
PERSON shall, before leaving the place where the damage occurred,  stop,
exhibit  his  or  her license and insurance identification card for such
vehicle, when such card is required pursuant to articles six  and  eight
of  this  chapter, and give his or her name, residence, including street
and number, insurance carrier and insurance  identification  information
including  but  not  limited  to  the number and effective dates of said
individual's insurance policy, and license number to the party  sustain-
ing the damage, or in case the person sustaining the damage is not pres-
ent  at  the place where the damage occurred then he or she shall report
the same as soon as physically able to the nearest  police  station,  or
judicial  officer.    A PERSON OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE IN VIOLATION OF
SECTION ELEVEN HUNDRED  NINETY-TWO  OF  THIS  CHAPTER,  THAT  CAME  INTO
CONTACT  WITH  A  PERSON,  REAL  PROPERTY,  OR  PERSONAL  PROPERTY, THAT

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

Co-Sponsors

A1944A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §600, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A10754
2013-2014: A2550, A9818
2015-2016: A4760

A1944A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts "Alix's law"; relates to leaving the scene of an incident without reporting it; relates to operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

A1944A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 1944--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 17, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. PEOPLES-STOKES, WALTER -- read once and referred
  to the Committee on Transportation -- recommitted to the Committee  on
  Transportation in accordance with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- 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. This act shall be known and may be cited as "Alix's Law".
  §  2. Paragraph a of subdivision 1 and paragraph a 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:
  a. Any person operating a motor vehicle who, knowing or  having  cause
to  know  that  THE  MOTOR  VEHICLE  OPERATED BY SUCH PERSON HAS COME IN
CONTACT WITH A PERSON, REAL PROPERTY OR PERSONAL PROPERTY, HAS A DUTY TO
PERFORM A REASONABLE AND GOOD FAITH INVESTIGATION OF THE INCIDENT AND IF
AS A RESULT OF SUCH INVESTIGATION SUCH PERSON KNOWS  OR  HAS  REASON  TO
KNOW THAT damage has been caused to the real property or to the personal
property, not including animals, of another, due to [an incident involv-
ing]  THE  CONTACT  OF  the  motor vehicle operated by such person, SUCH
PERSON shall, before leaving the place where the damage occurred,  stop,
exhibit  his  or  her license and insurance identification card for such
vehicle, when such card is required pursuant to articles six  and  eight
of  this  chapter, and give his or her name, residence, including street
and number, insurance carrier and insurance  identification  information
including  but  not  limited  to  the number and effective dates of said
individual's insurance policy, and license number to the party  sustain-
ing the damage, or in case the person sustaining the damage is not pres-
ent  at  the place where the damage occurred then he or she shall report

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