|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 28, 2019||referred to transportation|
assembly Bill A2979
Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
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- Delivered to Governor
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A2979 (ACTIVE) - Details
A2979 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2979 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y January 28, 2019 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. FAHY, D'URSO -- read once and referred to the Committee on Transportation AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to increasing the fines 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 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 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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