assembly Bill A2601

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the comprehensive school bus driver safety training program

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Jul 14, 2020 enacting clause stricken
Jan 08, 2020 referred to ways and means
Feb 12, 2019 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 24, 2019 referred to transportation

A2601 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4385
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §223-a, amd §1809, V & T L; amd §3650, Ed L; add §89-j, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A4054, S1244
2011-2012: A1178, S5741
2013-2014: A99, S2843
2015-2016: A458, S1239
2017-2018: A172, S3276
2021-2022: S4661

A2601 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the transfer of a portion of fines issued for illegally passing a school bus to the comprehensive school bus driver safety training program for the study and promotion of issues involving school bus safety; establishes a school bus motorist education fund.

A2601 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2601

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 24, 2019
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law and the  education  law,  in
  relation to the illegal passing of school buses and to amend the state
  finance  law,  in  relation  to  establishing  the school bus motorist
  education fund

  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 223-a to read as follows:
  § 223-A. SCHOOL  BUS  MOTORIST  EDUCATION  PROGRAM.  THE  COMMISSIONER
SHALL,  IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE GOVERNOR'S TRAFFIC SAFETY COMMITTEE, THE
DEPARTMENTS OF EDUCATION  AND  TRANSPORTATION,  THE  DIVISION  OF  STATE
POLICE,  AND  THE  STATE COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL BUS DRIVER SAFETY TRAINING
COUNCIL, DESIGN AND IMPLEMENT A  PUBLIC  EDUCATION  PROGRAM  TO  EDUCATE
MOTORISTS OF THE DANGERS OF PASSING A SCHOOL BUS IN VIOLATION OF SECTION
ELEVEN  HUNDRED  SEVENTY-FOUR  OF  THIS CHAPTER, TO REDUCE THE NUMBER OF
SUCH INCIDENTS, AND TO PROMOTE SCHOOL BUS SAFETY.
  § 2. Subdivision 3 of section 1809 of the vehicle and traffic law,  as
amended  by  chapter  309  of  the  laws  of 1996, is amended to read as
follows:
  3. The mandatory surcharge provided for in  subdivision  one  of  this
section shall be paid to the clerk of the court or administrative tribu-
nal that rendered the conviction. Within the first ten days of the month
following collection of the mandatory surcharge the collecting authority
shall  determine  the amount of mandatory surcharge collected and, if it
is an administrative tribunal or a town or  village  justice  court,  it
shall  pay  such  money  to the state comptroller who shall deposit such
money in the state treasury pursuant to section one  hundred  twenty-one
of  the  state  finance law to the credit of the general fund; PROVIDED,
HOWEVER, THAT THE COMPTROLLER SHALL DEPOSIT  SUCH  MONEY  COLLECTED  FOR

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