assembly Bill A3252

2019-2020 Legislative Session

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

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Jan 29, 2019 referred to transportation

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A3252 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4715
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §600, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A6872, S3570
2011-2012: A3350, S2918
2013-2014: A1533, S2503
2015-2016: A1879, S1108
2017-2018: A3230, S882

A3252 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A3252 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3252

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 29, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. CYMBROWITZ, ABBATE, BRAUNSTEIN, COOK, DenDEKKER,
  GALEF,  GUNTHER,  JAFFEE,  McDONOUGH,  PEOPLES-STOKES,  RAIA,   RAMOS,
  THIELE,  MAGNARELLI, WEPRIN -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BARCLAY,
  COLTON, FITZPATRICK, GARBARINO, GLICK, JOHNS, LUPARDO, RA -- read once
  and referred 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. This act shall be known and may be cited as "Seth's law".
  § 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-

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

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