senate Bill S1187

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to increasing the fines associated with passing a stopped school bus by certain vehicles

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee


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Jan 11, 2019 referred to transportation

S1187 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2979
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1174, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S5897, A8623

S1187 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to increasing the fines associated with passing a stopped school bus by commercial motor vehicles.

S1187 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1187 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1187

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 11, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed 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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