senate Bill S6212A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Provides that the fines for traffic infractions and traffic misdemeanors committed in a school traffic control zone are doubled

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 14, 2018 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Apr 23, 2018 advanced to third reading
Apr 18, 2018 2nd report cal.
Apr 17, 2018 1st report cal.765
Jan 03, 2018 referred to transportation
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 20, 2017 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.2063
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 07, 2017 print number 6212a
Jun 07, 2017 amend and recommit to transportation
May 11, 2017 referred to transportation

Votes

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Apr 17, 2018 - Transportation committee Vote

S6212
19
0
committee
19
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 20, 2017 - Rules committee Vote

S6212A
24
1
committee
24
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S6212 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7417
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§1800-a & 1801-a, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S480, A5965
2011-2012: S4892, A4732
2013-2014: S2136, A2361
2015-2016: S3389, A3170
2019-2020: S2620
2021-2022: S5618

S6212 - Summary

Provides that the fines for traffic infractions and traffic misdemeanors committed in a school traffic control zone are doubled; further requires such zones to be marked by a traffic light or stop sign.

S6212 - Sponsor Memo

S6212 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6212

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 11, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- 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 doubling the
  fines for traffic infractions and traffic  misdemeanors  committed  in
  school traffic control zones

  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  two  new
sections 1800-a and 1801-a to read as follows:
  §  1800-A. SCHOOL TRAFFIC CONTROL ZONE; TRAFFIC INFRACTIONS.  NOTWITH-
STANDING THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION EIGHTEEN HUNDRED OF THIS ARTICLE  AND
ANY  RULE  OR REGULATION TO THE CONTRARY, THAT PART OF ANY HIGHWAY ADJA-
CENT TO A SCHOOL WHERE MAXIMUM SCHOOL  SPEED  LIMITS  HAVE  BEEN  ESTAB-
LISHED, SHALL ALSO BE DESIGNATED A SCHOOL TRAFFIC CONTROL ZONE AND SHALL
BE  CLEARLY  MARKED WITH THE PLACEMENT OF EITHER A TRAFFIC LIGHT OR STOP
SIGN AT EVERY INTERSECTION OR CORNER IMMEDIATELY  SURROUNDING  A  SCHOOL
SAFETY  ZONE  WITHIN SUCH SCHOOL ZONE; PROVIDED, HOWEVER THAT NO TRAFFIC
LIGHT OR STOP SIGN SHALL BE REQUIRED BY THIS SECTION IF  SUCH  INSTALLA-
TION  WOULD,  BASED ON ENGINEERING JUDGMENT BY THE CITY, TOWN OR VILLAGE
HAVING JURISDICTION OVER THE INTERSECTION OR CORNER, ENDANGER THE SAFETY
OF MOTORISTS OR PEDESTRIANS, OR OTHERWISE NOT BE CONSISTENT  WITH  ENGI-
NEERING  JUDGMENT  REGARDING  THE  PLACEMENT  OF  TRAFFIC LIGHTS OR STOP
SIGNS.  ALL FINES FOR TRAFFIC INFRACTIONS PURSUANT TO THIS CHAPTER WHICH
ARE COMMITTED IN A SCHOOL TRAFFIC CONTROL ZONE SHALL BE DOUBLE THE MAXI-
MUM AMOUNT OTHERWISE SET OUT IN THIS CHAPTER FOR SUCH INFRACTIONS.
  § 1801-A. SCHOOL TRAFFIC CONTROL ZONE;  MISDEMEANORS.  NOTWITHSTANDING
THE  PROVISIONS  OF SECTION EIGHTEEN HUNDRED ONE OF THIS ARTICLE AND ANY
RULE  OR  REGULATION  TO  THE  CONTRARY,  ALL  FINES   FOR   MISDEMEANOR
CONVICTIONS  PURSUANT  TO  THIS CHAPTER, WHICH ARE COMMITTED IN A SCHOOL
TRAFFIC  CONTROL  ZONE,  AS  DESIGNATED  PURSUANT  TO  SECTION  EIGHTEEN

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02418-01-7

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S6212A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7417
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§1800-a & 1801-a, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S480, A5965
2011-2012: S4892, A4732
2013-2014: S2136, A2361
2015-2016: S3389, A3170
2019-2020: S2620
2021-2022: S5618

S6212A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that the fines for traffic infractions and traffic misdemeanors committed in a school traffic control zone are doubled; further requires such zones to be marked by a traffic light or stop sign.

S6212A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6212A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6212--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 11, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- 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 doubling the
  fines for traffic infractions and traffic  misdemeanors  committed  in
  school traffic control zones

  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  two  new
sections 1800-a and 1801-a to read as follows:
  §  1800-A. SCHOOL TRAFFIC CONTROL ZONE; TRAFFIC INFRACTIONS.  NOTWITH-
STANDING THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION EIGHTEEN HUNDRED OF THIS ARTICLE  AND
ANY  RULE  OR REGULATION TO THE CONTRARY, THAT PART OF ANY HIGHWAY ADJA-
CENT TO A SCHOOL WHERE MAXIMUM SCHOOL  SPEED  LIMITS  HAVE  BEEN  ESTAB-
LISHED, SHALL ALSO BE DESIGNATED A SCHOOL TRAFFIC CONTROL ZONE AND SHALL
BE  CLEARLY  MARKED WITH THE PLACEMENT OF EITHER A TRAFFIC LIGHT OR STOP
SIGN AT EVERY INTERSECTION OR CORNER IMMEDIATELY  SURROUNDING  A  SCHOOL
SAFETY  ZONE  WITHIN SUCH SCHOOL ZONE. ALL FINES FOR TRAFFIC INFRACTIONS
PURSUANT TO THIS CHAPTER WHICH ARE COMMITTED IN A SCHOOL TRAFFIC CONTROL
ZONE SHALL BE DOUBLE THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT OTHERWISE SET OUT IN THIS  CHAP-
TER FOR SUCH INFRACTIONS.
  §  1801-A.  SCHOOL TRAFFIC CONTROL ZONE; MISDEMEANORS. NOTWITHSTANDING
THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION EIGHTEEN HUNDRED ONE OF THIS ARTICLE  AND  ANY
RULE   OR   REGULATION  TO  THE  CONTRARY,  ALL  FINES  FOR  MISDEMEANOR
CONVICTIONS PURSUANT TO THIS CHAPTER, WHICH ARE COMMITTED  IN  A  SCHOOL
TRAFFIC  CONTROL  ZONE,  AS  DESIGNATED  PURSUANT  TO  SECTION  EIGHTEEN
HUNDRED-A OF THIS ARTICLE, SHALL BE DOUBLE THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT  OTHERWISE
SET OUT IN THIS CHAPTER FOR SUCH MISDEMEANOR CONVICTIONS.
  §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
have become a law. Provided that the commissioner of motor  vehicles  is
immediately  authorized  and directed to promulgate, amend and/or repeal
any rules and regulations necessary to implement the provisions of  this
act on its effective date.

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