assembly Bill A321B

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Authorizes the installation and use of photo monitoring devices on school buses to detect and record vehicles illegally passing or overtaking a school bus

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 05, 2018 reported referred to codes
May 23, 2018 print number 321b
May 23, 2018 amend (t) and recommit to transportation
Feb 13, 2018 print number 321a
Feb 13, 2018 amend and recommit to transportation
Jan 03, 2018 referred to transportation
Jan 05, 2017 referred to transportation

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A321 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S518
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1604 & 1709, Ed L; add §1118, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A7350, S5028
2015-2016: A1520, S3509
2019-2020: S923, S4658

A321 - Summary

Requires a resolution by the board of trustees of a school district to authorize the installation, administration, operation, notice processing and maintenance of and use of photo monitoring devices on school buses to detect and record vehicles illegally passing or overtaking a school bus; provides for owner liability of a motor vehicle detected by a camera to have illegally passed or overtaken a school bus; provides that liability shall be a monetary penalty in the amount of two hundred fifty dollars.

A321 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   321

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 5, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. MAGNARELLI, WEPRIN, GALEF, JENNE, HOOPER, CUSICK,
  McDONOUGH,  M. G. MILLER,  ARROYO, GOTTFRIED, CRESPO, PICHARDO, RAMOS,
  FAHY, SKOUFIS, BRONSON, HUNTER, JEAN-PIERRE, WOERNER, PAULIN, McDONALD
  -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BUCHWALD, COOK, ENGLEBRIGHT,  LUPAR-
  DO,  MAGEE,  MOSLEY, RIVERA, SEPULVEDA, SIMON, SOLAGES, THIELE, TITONE
  -- read once and referred to the Committee on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law and the  education  law,  in
  relation  to authorizing the installation and use of safety cameras on
  school buses for the purpose of monitoring overtaking  and passing  of
  school  bus  violations;  to amend the vehicle and traffic law and the
  public officers law, in relation to owner liability  for  an  operator
  illegally  overtaking  or  passing a school bus; and providing for the
  repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "school bus camera safety act".
  § 2. Legislative intent. In the state of New York, 2.5  million  chil-
dren ride school buses and public transportation to and from school each
day. The legislature recognizes that the safe transportation of children
to  and  from  school is a shared responsibility of each school district
and the driving public. It is the intent of this legislature to  author-
ize  school  districts  to  utilize school bus safety camera technology,
which will identify drivers who violate the law  by  passing  a  stopped
school  bus  with its red flashing signal lamps illuminated and stop arm
engaged.
  § 3. Section 375 of the vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 21-j to read as follows:
  21-J. SCHOOL BUSES OWNED OR CONTRACTED FOR BY A SCHOOL DISTRICT  WHICH
HAS  ADOPTED  A  RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR THE INSTALLATION OF SCHOOL BUS
SAFETY CAMERAS, AS DEFINED IN SECTION ELEVEN HUNDRED  SEVENTY-FOUR-A  OF

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

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A321A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S518
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1604 & 1709, Ed L; add §1118, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A7350, S5028
2015-2016: A1520, S3509
2019-2020: S923, S4658

A321A - Summary

Requires a resolution by the board of trustees of a school district to authorize the installation, administration, operation, notice processing and maintenance of and use of photo monitoring devices on school buses to detect and record vehicles illegally passing or overtaking a school bus; provides for owner liability of a motor vehicle detected by a camera to have illegally passed or overtaken a school bus; provides that liability shall be a monetary penalty in the amount of two hundred fifty dollars.

A321A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 321--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 5, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. MAGNARELLI, WEPRIN, GALEF, JENNE, HOOPER, CUSICK,
  McDONOUGH,  M. G. MILLER,  ARROYO, GOTTFRIED, CRESPO, PICHARDO, RAMOS,
  FAHY, SKOUFIS, BRONSON, HUNTER, JEAN-PIERRE,  WOERNER,  PAULIN,  McDO-
  NALD,  DenDEKKER, THIELE, MOSLEY, ORTIZ, HARRIS, GLICK, BLAKE, RIVERA,
  D'URSO, BARRETT, STIRPE, AUBRY, TAYLOR -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.  of
  A.  BUCHWALD,  COOK,  DE LA ROSA, ENGLEBRIGHT, HEVESI, HYNDMAN, JONES,
  LUPARDO, MAGEE, SEPULVEDA, SIMON, SOLAGES, TITONE  --  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 and the education law, in
  relation to authorizing the installation and use of safety cameras  on
  school  buses for the purpose of monitoring overtaking  and passing of
  school bus violations; to amend the vehicle and traffic  law  and  the
  public  officers  law,  in relation to owner liability for an operator
  illegally overtaking or passing a school bus; and  providing  for  the
  repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
the "school bus camera safety act".
  §  2.  Legislative intent. In the state of New York, 2.5 million chil-
dren ride school buses and public transportation to and from school each
day. The legislature recognizes that the safe transportation of children
to and from school is a shared responsibility of  each  school  district
and  the driving public. It is the intent of this legislature to author-
ize school districts to utilize school  bus  safety  camera  technology,
which  will  identify  drivers  who violate the law by passing a stopped
school bus with its red flashing signal lamps illuminated and  stop  arm
engaged.

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

Co-Sponsors

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Multi-Sponsors

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A321B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S518
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1604 & 1709, Ed L; add §1118, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A7350, S5028
2015-2016: A1520, S3509
2019-2020: S923, S4658

A321B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires a resolution by the board of trustees of a school district to authorize the installation, administration, operation, notice processing and maintenance of and use of photo monitoring devices on school buses to detect and record vehicles illegally passing or overtaking a school bus; provides for owner liability of a motor vehicle detected by a camera to have illegally passed or overtaken a school bus; provides that liability shall be a monetary penalty in the amount of two hundred fifty dollars.

A321B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 321--B

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 5, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. MAGNARELLI, WEPRIN, GALEF, JENNE, HOOPER, CUSICK,
  McDONOUGH,  M. G. MILLER,  ARROYO, GOTTFRIED, CRESPO, PICHARDO, RAMOS,
  FAHY, SKOUFIS, BRONSON, HUNTER, JEAN-PIERRE,  WOERNER,  PAULIN,  McDO-
  NALD,  DenDEKKER, THIELE, MOSLEY, ORTIZ, GLICK, BLAKE, RIVERA, D'URSO,
  BARRETT, STIRPE, AUBRY, TAYLOR, RYAN, WALLACE,  PELLEGRINO  --  Multi-
  Sponsored  by  --  M.  of  A. BUCHWALD, COOK, DE LA ROSA, ENGLEBRIGHT,
  HEVESI, HYNDMAN, JONES, LUPARDO, MAGEE, NOLAN, SIMON, SOLAGES,  TITONE
  -- read once and referred to the Committee on Transportation -- recom-
  mitted  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 -- again
  reported from said committee with  amendments,  ordered  reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend the education law and the vehicle and traffic law, in
  relation to authorizing the installation and use of safety cameras  on
  school  buses for the purpose of monitoring overtaking  and passing of
  school bus violations

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Section  1604 of the education law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 43 to read as follows:
  43. TO PASS, IN THE DISCRETION OF THE TRUSTEES, A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZ-
ING THE USE OF SCHOOL BUS CAMERAS PURSUANT  TO  SECTION  ELEVEN  HUNDRED
EIGHTEEN  OF THE VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC LAW, PROVIDED THAT THE TRUSTEES MAY
ALSO ENTER INTO CONTRACTS WITH  A  THIRD  PARTY  FOR  THE  INSTALLATION,
ADMINISTRATION,  OPERATION,  NOTICE  PROCESSING, AND MAINTENANCE OF SUCH
CAMERAS, AND FOR THE SHARING OF REVENUE DERIVED FROM SUCH CAMERAS PURSU-
ANT TO SECTION ELEVEN HUNDRED EIGHTEEN OF THE VEHICLE AND  TRAFFIC  LAW,
PROVIDED  THAT  THE PURCHASE, LEASE, INSTALLATION, OPERATION AND MAINTE-
NANCE, OR ANY OTHER COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH  SUCH  CAMERAS  SHALL  NOT  BE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00638-04-8

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