senate Bill S882A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Enacts Seth's law relating to increasing penalties for leaving the scene of an incident without reporting

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Transportation Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to transportation
Jun 15, 2017 print number 882a
Jun 15, 2017 amend and recommit to transportation
Jan 05, 2017 referred to transportation

Co-Sponsors

S882 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3230A
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §600, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S1108, A1879
2013-2014: S2503, A1533
2011-2012: S2918, A3350
2009-2010: S3570, A6872

S882 - Summary

Enacts Seth's law relating to increasing penalties for leaving the scene of an incident without reporting.

S882 - Sponsor Memo

S882 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   882

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 5, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- 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
  penalties for leaving the scene of an incident without reporting

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

  Section 1. Paragraph c of subdivision 2 of section 600 of the  vehicle
and  traffic  law,  as  amended  by  chapter  49 of the laws of 2005, is
amended to read as follows:
  c. A violation of the provisions of paragraph a  of  this  subdivision
resulting  solely  from the failure of an operator to exhibit his or her
license and insurance identification card for the  vehicle  or  exchange
the  information  required  in such paragraph shall constitute a class B
misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not less than two hundred fifty  nor
more  than  five  hundred  dollars  in  addition  to any other penalties
provided by law. Any subsequent such violation shall constitute a  class
A  misdemeanor  punishable  by  a fine of not less than five hundred nor
more than one thousand  dollars  in  addition  to  any  other  penalties
provided  by law. Any violation of the provisions of paragraph a of this
subdivision, other than for the mere failure of an operator  to  exhibit
his or her license and insurance identification card for such vehicle or
exchange  the information required in such paragraph, shall constitute a
class [A misdemeanor] E FELONY, punishable by a fine of  not  less  than
[five  hundred]  ONE  THOUSAND  dollars  nor more than one thousand FIVE
HUNDRED dollars in addition to any other penalties provided by law.  Any
such  violation  committed  by a person after such person has previously
been convicted of such a violation shall constitute a class [E] D  felo-
ny,  punishable by a fine of not less than one thousand FIVE HUNDRED nor
more than [two] THREE thousand [five hundred] dollars in addition to any
other penalties provided by law.   Any violation of  the  provisions  of
paragraph  a  of this subdivision, other than for the mere failure of an

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05067-01-7

Co-Sponsors

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S882A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3230A
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §600, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S1108, A1879
2013-2014: S2503, A1533
2011-2012: S2918, A3350
2009-2010: S3570, A6872

S882A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts Seth's law relating to increasing penalties for leaving the scene of an incident without reporting.

S882A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S882A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 882--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 5, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. GOLDEN, BOYLE, DeFRANCISCO -- read twice and ordered
  printed,  and  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Trans-
  portation -- 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
  penalties for leaving the scene of an incident without reporting

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as "Seth's law".
  S  2.  Paragraph  c of subdivision 2 of section 600 of the vehicle and
traffic law, as amended by section 4 of part AAA of chapter  59  of  the
laws of 2017, is amended to read as follows:
  c.  A  violation  of the provisions of paragraph a of this subdivision
resulting solely from the failure of an operator to exhibit his  or  her
license  and  insurance  identification card for the vehicle or exchange
the information required in such paragraph shall constitute  a  class  B
misdemeanor  punishable by a fine of not less than two hundred fifty nor
more than five hundred  dollars  in  addition  to  any  other  penalties
provided  by law. Any subsequent such violation shall constitute a class
A misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not less  than  five  hundred  nor
more  than  one  thousand  dollars  in  addition  to any other penalties
provided by law. Any violation of the provisions of paragraph a of  this
subdivision,  other  than for the mere failure of an operator to exhibit
his or her license and insurance identification card for such vehicle or
exchange the information required in such paragraph, shall constitute  a
class  [A  misdemeanor]  E FELONY, punishable by a fine of not less than
[five hundred] ONE THOUSAND dollars nor  more  than  one  thousand  FIVE
HUNDRED  dollars in addition to any other penalties provided by law. Any
such violation committed by a person after such  person  has  previously
been  convicted of such a violation shall constitute a class [E] D felo-
ny, punishable by a fine of not less than one thousand FIVE HUNDRED  nor

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05067-02-7

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