senate Bill S3860A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to driving slow in a passing lane

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to transportation
Jun 06, 2017 reported and committed to rules
May 16, 2017 print number 3860a
May 16, 2017 amend and recommit to transportation
Jan 27, 2017 referred to transportation

Votes

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Jun 6, 2017 - Transportation committee Vote

S3860A
17
0
committee
17
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S3860 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1132, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S1571

S3860 - Summary

Relates to driving slow in a passing lane; any person who is not overtaking or passing a vehicle or driving five miles or more under the designated speed limit shall be subject to a fine of up to seventy-five dollars.

S3860 - Sponsor Memo

S3860 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3860

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 27, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  FUNKE  -- 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  driving
  slowly in a passing lane

  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 1132 to read as follows:
  §  1132.  DRIVING  IN  PASSING LANE. NO MOTOR VEHICLE SHALL DRIVE IN A
PASSING LANE IF THEY ARE NOT OVERTAKING OR PASSING A VEHICLE PURSUANT TO
SECTION ONE THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-TWO OF THIS ARTICLE, OR IF  THEY
ARE  GOING  FIVE  MILES  OR  MORE  UNDER THE DESIGNATED SPEED LIMIT. ANY
PERSON WHO VIOLATES THIS SECTION SHALL BE SUBJECT TO A  FINE  OF  UP  TO
SEVENTY-FIVE DOLLARS.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06656-02-7

S3860A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1132, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S1571

S3860A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to driving slow in a passing lane; any person who is not overtaking or passing a vehicle or driving five miles or more under the designated speed limit shall be subject to a fine of up to seventy-five dollars.

S3860A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3860A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 3860--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 27, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  FUNKE  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation --  commit-
  tee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recom-
  mitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic  law,  in  relation  to  driving
  slowly in a passing lane

  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 1132 to read as follows:
  § 1132. DRIVING IN PASSING LANE. (A) NO MOTOR VEHICLE SHALL DRIVE IN A
PASSING LANE IF THEY ARE NOT OVERTAKING OR PASSING A VEHICLE PURSUANT TO
SECTION  ONE THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-TWO OF THIS ARTICLE, OR IF THEY
ARE GOING TEN MILES OR MORE UNDER THE DESIGNATED SPEED LIMIT, EXCEPT  AS
FOLLOWS:
  1. WHERE REQUIRED BY ANY OTHER SECTION OF LAW;
  2.  WHEN AN OBSTRUCTION EXISTS MAKING IT NECESSARY TO DRIVE IN A PASS-
ING LANE;
  3. WHEN APPROACHING  AND  PASSING  AN  AUTHORIZED  EMERGENCY  VEHICLE,
HAZARD  VEHICLE, OR ANY OTHER VEHICLE WHICH IS PARKED, STOPPED OR STAND-
ING ON A HIGHWAY;
  4. WHEN DIRECTED TO BY A TRAFFIC-CONTROL  DEVICE,  POLICE  OFFICER  OR
FLAG PERSON; AND
  5.  WHEN  ANY SPECIAL HAZARD EXISTS WITH RESPECT TO PEDESTRIANS, OTHER
TRAFFIC, WEATHER OR HIGHWAY CONDITIONS.
  (B) ANY PERSON WHO VIOLATES THIS SECTION SHALL BE SUBJECT TO A FINE OF
UP TO SEVENTY-FIVE DOLLARS.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06656-04-7

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