|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 14, 2019||referred to transportation|
assembly Bill A968
Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
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A968 (ACTIVE) - Details
A968 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 968 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y January 14, 2019 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. SIMOTAS, DenDEKKER, McDONOUGH -- read once and referred to the Committee on Transportation AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to saliva swabs and chemical tests in certain cases THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivisions 1, 2 and 3 of section 1194 of the vehicle and traffic law, as added by chapter 47 of the laws of 1988, paragraph (a) of subdivision 2 as amended by chapter 196 of the laws of 1996, para- graphs (b) and (c) of subdivision 2 as amended by chapter 489 of the laws of 2017, clause (A) of subparagraph 1 and subparagraphs 2 and 3 of paragraph (b) and subparagraphs 1, 2, and 3 of paragraph (c) of subdivi- sion 2 as amended by chapter 27 of the laws of 2018, subparagraphs 1 and 2 of paragraph (d) of subdivision 2 as amended by chapter 732 of the laws of 2006 and item (iii) of clause c of subparagraph 1 of paragraph (d) of subdivision 2 as amended by section 37 of part LL of chapter 56 of the laws of 2010, are amended to read as follows: 1. Arrest and field testing. (a) Arrest. Notwithstanding the provisions of section 140.10 of the criminal procedure law, a police officer may, without a warrant, arrest a person, in case of a violation of subdivision one of section eleven hundred ninety-two of this article, if such violation is coupled with an accident or collision in which such person is involved, which in fact has been committed, though not in the police officer's presence, when the officer has reasonable cause to believe that the violation was committed by such person. (b) Field testing. Every person operating a motor vehicle which has been involved in an accident or which is operated in violation of any of the provisions of this chapter shall, at the request of a police offi- cer, submit to a breath test AND/OR SALIVA SWAB to be administered by the police officer. If EITHER such test indicates that such operator has consumed alcohol OR IS UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF A DRUG OR DRUGS, OR BOTH, EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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