assembly Bill A7070A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to enacting the "Traffic Ticket Relief Act"

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 30, 2019 print number 7070a
Apr 30, 2019 amend and recommit to transportation
Apr 04, 2019 referred to transportation

A7070 - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§241 & 227, V & T L

A7070 - Summary

Relates to enacting the "Traffic Ticket Relief Act"; authorizes hearing officers to lower parking and speeding fees based on a case by case basis, to permit the payment of fines and fees in installments.

A7070 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7070

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              April 4, 2019
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to enacting the
  "traffic ticket relief act"

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "traffic ticket relief act".
  § 2. Section 241 of the vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 4 to read as follows:
  4. FOR ANY FINE IMPOSED ON A PERSON BY A HEARING EXAMINER PURSUANT  TO
THIS SECTION, THE HEARING EXAMINER MAY REDUCE THE AMOUNT OF SUCH FINE AS
A  RESULT  OF SUCH PERSON'S LACK OF ABILITY TO PAY. THE HEARING EXAMINER
MAY REQUEST ANY DOCUMENTATION HE OR SHE BELIEVES NECESSARY TO MAKE  SUCH
A  DETERMINATION.  THE  HEARING  EXAMINER  MAY ALSO AUTHORIZE THE PERSON
FINED TO PAY SUCH FINE IN INSTALLMENTS TO BE DETERMINED BY  THE  HEARING
EXAMINER.
  § 3. Section 227 of the vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 7 to read as follows:
  7.  FOR  ANY FINE IMPOSED ON A PERSON BY A HEARING OFFICER PURSUANT TO
THIS SECTION, THE HEARING OFFICER MAY REDUCE THE AMOUNT OF SUCH FINE  AS
A  RESULT  OF  SUCH PERSON'S LACK OF ABILITY TO PAY. THE HEARING OFFICER
MAY REQUEST ANY DOCUMENTATION HE OR SHE BELIEVES NECESSARY TO MAKE  SUCH
A DETERMINATION. THE HEARING OFFICER MAY ALSO AUTHORIZE THE PERSON FINED
TO  PAY  SUCH FINE IN INSTALLMENTS TO BE DETERMINED BY THE HEARING OFFI-
CER.
  § 4. This act shall take effect on the sixtieth  day  after  it  shall
have become a law.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10545-02-9

A7070A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§241 & 227, V & T L

A7070A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to enacting the "Traffic Ticket Relief Act"; authorizes hearing officers to lower parking and speeding fees based on a case by case basis, to permit the payment of fines and fees in installments.

A7070A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 7070--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              April 4, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. BURKE -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Transportation  --  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 enacting the
  "traffic ticket relief act"

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

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
the "traffic ticket relief act".
  § 2. Section 241 of the vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 4 to read as follows:
  4.  FOR ANY FINE IMPOSED ON A PERSON BY A HEARING EXAMINER PURSUANT TO
THIS SECTION, THE HEARING EXAMINER MAY REDUCE THE  AMOUNT  OF  ANY  FEES
ACCRUED  ON  A  CASE BY CASE BASIS. THE HEARING EXAMINER MAY REQUEST ANY
DOCUMENTATION HE OR SHE BELIEVES NECESSARY TO MAKE SUCH A DETERMINATION.
THE HEARING EXAMINER SHALL ALSO AUTHORIZE ANY PERSON FINED TO  PAY  SUCH
FINES  AND ASSOCIATED FEES IN INSTALLMENTS TO BE DETERMINED BY THE MUNI-
CIPALITY.
  § 3. Section 227 of the vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 7 to read as follows:
  7. FOR ANY FINE IMPOSED ON A PERSON BY A HEARING OFFICER  PURSUANT  TO
THIS  SECTION,  THE  HEARING  OFFICER  MAY REDUCE THE AMOUNT OF ANY FEES
ACCRUED ON A CASE BY CASE BASIS. THE HEARING  OFFICER  MAY  REQUEST  ANY
DOCUMENTATION HE OR SHE BELIEVES NECESSARY TO MAKE SUCH A DETERMINATION.
THE  HEARING  OFFICER  SHALL ALSO AUTHORIZE ANY PERSON FINED TO PAY SUCH
FINES AND ASSOCIATED FEES IN INSTALLMENTS TO BE DETERMINED BY THE  MUNI-
CIPALITY.
  §  4.  This  act  shall take effect on the sixtieth day after it shall
have become a law.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10545-05-9

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