senate Bill S5897

2017-2018 Legislative Session

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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 21, 2018 referred to codes
Jun 20, 2018 delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 18, 2018 ordered to third reading cal.1842
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 31, 2018 print number 5897a
May 31, 2018 amend and recommit to transportation
Jan 03, 2018 referred to transportation
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 15, 2017 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 14, 2017 ordered to third reading cal.1655
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 05, 2017 referred to transportation

Votes

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Jun 18, 2018 - Rules committee Vote

S5897A
24
0
committee
24
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 14, 2017 - Rules committee Vote

S5897
25
0
committee
25
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S5897 - Details

Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1174, V & T L

S5897 - Summary

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

S5897 - Sponsor Memo

S5897 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5897

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 5, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- 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  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.
                                                           LBD11440-01-7

S5897A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1174, V & T L

S5897A (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S5897A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5897A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5897--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 5, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation  --  recom-
  mitted  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 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] 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 THREE HUNDRED

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11440-05-8

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