senate Bill S4658

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Authorizes the installation and use of photo monitoring devices on school buses to detect and record vehicles illegally passing or overtaking a school bus

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee


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Mar 19, 2019 referred to transportation

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S4658 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1604 & 1709, Ed L; add §1118, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S5028
2015-2016: S3509
2017-2018: S518

S4658 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires a resolution by the board of trustees of a school district to authorize the installation, administration, operation, notice processing and maintenance of and use of photo monitoring devices on school buses to detect and record vehicles illegally passing or overtaking a school bus; provides for owner liability of a motor vehicle detected by a camera to have illegally passed or overtaken a school bus; provides that liability shall be a monetary penalty in the amount of two hundred fifty dollars.

S4658 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4658 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4658

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 19, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. TEDISCO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the education law and the vehicle and  traffic  law,  in
  relation  to authorizing the installation and use of safety cameras on
  school buses for the purpose of monitoring overtaking  and passing  of
  school bus violations

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

  Section 1. Section 1604 of the education law is amended  by  adding  a
new subdivision 43 to read as follows:
  43. TO PASS, IN THE DISCRETION OF THE TRUSTEES, A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZ-
ING  THE  USE  OF  SCHOOL BUS CAMERAS PURSUANT TO SECTION ELEVEN HUNDRED
EIGHTEEN OF THE VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC LAW, PROVIDED THAT THE TRUSTEES  MAY
ALSO  ENTER  INTO  CONTRACTS  WITH  A  THIRD PARTY FOR THE INSTALLATION,
ADMINISTRATION, OPERATION, NOTICE PROCESSING, AND  MAINTENANCE  OF  SUCH
CAMERAS, AND FOR THE SHARING OF REVENUE DERIVED FROM SUCH CAMERAS PURSU-
ANT  TO  SECTION ELEVEN HUNDRED EIGHTEEN OF THE VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC LAW,
PROVIDED THAT THE PURCHASE, LEASE, INSTALLATION, OPERATION  AND  MAINTE-
NANCE,  OR  ANY  OTHER  COSTS  ASSOCIATED WITH SUCH CAMERAS SHALL NOT BE
CONSIDERED AN AIDABLE EXPENSE PURSUANT  TO  SECTION  THIRTY-SIX  HUNDRED
TWENTY-THREE-A OF THIS CHAPTER.
  §  2.  Section  1709  of  the education law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 43 to read as follows:
  43. TO PASS A RESOLUTION, IN THE DISCRETION OF THE BOARD,  AUTHORIZING
THE  USE  OF SCHOOL BUS CAMERAS PURSUANT TO SECTION ELEVEN HUNDRED EIGH-
TEEN OF THE VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC LAW, PROVIDED THAT THE  BOARD  MAY  ALSO
ENTER  INTO  CONTRACTS WITH A THIRD PARTY FOR THE INSTALLATION, ADMINIS-
TRATION, OPERATION, NOTICE PROCESSING, AND MAINTENANCE OF SUCH  CAMERAS,
AND  FOR  THE  SHARING  OF REVENUE DERIVED FROM SUCH CAMERAS PURSUANT TO
SECTION ELEVEN HUNDRED EIGHTEEN OF THE VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC LAW, PROVIDED
THAT THE PURCHASE, LEASE, INSTALLATION, OPERATION  AND  MAINTENANCE,  OR

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

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