assembly Bill A8623B

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to increasing the fines associated with passing a stopped school bus by certain vehicles

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 11, 2018 reported referred to rules
Jun 05, 2018 reported referred to codes
May 16, 2018 print number 8623b
May 16, 2018 amend and recommit to transportation
Apr 24, 2018 print number 8623a
Apr 24, 2018 amend (t) and recommit to transportation
Jan 03, 2018 referred to transportation
Sep 01, 2017 referred to transportation

Co-Sponsors

A8623 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5897
Current Committee:
Assembly Rules
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1174, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A2979, S1187

A8623 - Summary

Relates to increasing the fines associated with passing a stopped school bus by commercial motor vehicles.

A8623 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8623

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            September 1, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. FAHY -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation  to  increasing
  and  modifying  the penalties associated with passing a stopped school
  bus by certain vehicles

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

  Section  1. Subdivision (c) of section 1174 of the vehicle and traffic
law, as amended by chapter 254 of the laws of 2002, is amended  to  read
as follows:
  (c)  Every  person convicted of a violation of subdivision (a) of this
section shall: for a first conviction thereof, be punished by a fine  of
not  less  than  two  hundred  fifty  dollars nor more than four hundred
dollars or by imprisonment for not more than thirty days or by both such
fine and imprisonment; for a conviction of a second violation,  both  of
which  were  committed within a period of three years, such person shall
be punished by a fine of not less than six hundred dollars nor more than
seven hundred fifty dollars or by imprisonment for  not  more  than  one
hundred  eighty  days  or  by  both  such  fine and imprisonment; upon a
conviction of a third or subsequent violation, all of which were commit-
ted within a period of three years, such person shall be punished  by  a
fine  of  not  less  than  seven hundred fifty dollars nor more than one
thousand dollars or by imprisonment for not more than one hundred eighty
days or by both such fine and imprisonment.  THE PRESCRIBED MINIMUM  AND
MAXIMUM  VALUES FOR FINES UNDER THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL BE DOUBLED IF THE
OFFENSE WAS COMMITTED WHILE DRIVING A MOTOR VEHICLE  OR  COMBINATION  OF
VEHICLES DESIGNED OR USED TO TRANSPORT PROPERTY OR PASSENGERS:
  1. WHICH HAS A GVWR OF MORE THAN TWENTY-SIX THOUSAND POUNDS;
  2. WHICH HAS A GCWR OF MORE THAN TWENTY-SIX THOUSAND POUNDS, INCLUDING
ANY TOWED UNIT WITH A GVWR OF MORE THAN TEN THOUSAND POUNDS;
  3. TOTALING AT LEAST FIFTEEN INDIVIDUALS, IN ADDITION TO THE DRIVER;

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

Co-Sponsors

A8623A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5897
Current Committee:
Assembly Rules
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1174, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A2979, S1187

A8623A - Summary

Relates to increasing the fines associated with passing a stopped school bus by commercial motor vehicles.

A8623A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 8623--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            September 1, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. FAHY, SEPULVEDA, D'URSO -- 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  increasing
  the  fines  associated  with  passing  a stopped school bus by certain
  vehicles

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

  Section  1. Subdivision (c) of section 1174 of the vehicle and traffic
law, as amended by chapter 254 of the laws of 2002, is amended  to  read
as follows:
  (c)  [Every]  1. EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE PROVIDED IN PARAGRAPH TWO OF THIS
SUBDIVISION, EVERY person convicted of a violation of subdivision (a) of
this section shall: for a first conviction thereof,  be  punished  by  a
fine  of  not  less  than  two  hundred fifty dollars nor more than four
hundred dollars or by imprisonment for not more than thirty days  or  by
both such fine and imprisonment; for a conviction of a second violation,
both of which were committed within a period of three years, such person
shall  be  punished  by  a fine of not less than six hundred dollars nor
more than seven hundred fifty dollars or by imprisonment  for  not  more
than one hundred eighty days or by both such fine and imprisonment; upon
a  conviction  of  a  third  or  subsequent violation, all of which were
committed within a period of three years, such person shall be  punished
by a fine of not less than seven hundred fifty dollars nor more than one
thousand dollars or by imprisonment for not more than one hundred eighty
days or by both such fine and imprisonment.
  2.  EVERY  PERSON  CONVICTED OF A VIOLATION OF SUBDIVISION (A) OF THIS
SECTION WHILE OPERATING A COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLE SHALL:  FOR  A  FIRST
CONVICTION  THEREOF, BE PUNISHED BY A FINE OF NOT LESS THAN FIVE HUNDRED

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

Co-Sponsors

A8623B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5897
Current Committee:
Assembly Rules
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1174, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A2979, S1187

A8623B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to increasing the fines associated with passing a stopped school bus by commercial motor vehicles.

A8623B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 8623--B

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            September 1, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. FAHY, D'URSO -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Transportation -- recommitted to the Committee on  Trans-
  portation  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  amend-
  ments, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to increasing
  the fines associated with passing a  stopped  school  bus  by  certain
  vehicles

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

  Section 1. Subdivision (c) of section 1174 of the vehicle and  traffic
law,  as  amended by chapter 254 of the laws of 2002, is amended to read
as follows:
  (c) [Every] 1. EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE PROVIDED IN PARAGRAPH TWO  OF  THIS
SUBDIVISION, EVERY person convicted of a violation of subdivision (a) of
this  section  shall:  for  a first conviction thereof, be punished by a
fine of not less than two hundred  fifty  dollars  nor  more  than  four
hundred  dollars  or by imprisonment for not more than thirty days or by
both such fine and imprisonment; for a conviction of a second violation,
both of which were committed within a period of three years, such person
shall be punished by a fine of not less than  six  hundred  dollars  nor
more  than  seven  hundred fifty dollars or by imprisonment for not more
than one hundred eighty days or by both such fine and imprisonment; upon
a conviction of a third or  subsequent  violation,  all  of  which  were
committed  within a period of three years, such person shall be punished
by a fine of not less than seven hundred fifty dollars nor more than one
thousand dollars or by imprisonment for not more than one hundred eighty
days or by both such fine and imprisonment.
  2. EVERY PERSON CONVICTED OF A VIOLATION OF SUBDIVISION  (A)  OF  THIS
SECTION  WHILE  OPERATING  A COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLE SHALL: FOR A FIRST

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

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