senate Bill S7742

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to requirements for signs providing notice of the use of a photo speed violation monitoring system

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee


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Feb 12, 2020 referred to transportation

S7742 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8569
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1180-b & 1180-d, V & T L

S7742 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires signs providing notice of the use of a photo speed violation monitoring system to be primarily yellow and be placed within fifty feet of a photo speed violation monitoring system.

S7742 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7742 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7742

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 12, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- 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 requirements
  for signs providing notice of the use of a photo speed violation moni-
  toring system

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  2  of subdivision (a) of section 1180-b of the
vehicle and traffic law, as amended by chapter 30 of the laws  of  2019,
is amended to read as follows:
  2.  No  photo  speed  violation  monitoring  system shall be used in a
school speed zone unless (i) on the day it is to be used it has success-
fully passed a self-test of its functions; and (ii) it has undergone  an
annual  calibration  check  performed pursuant to paragraph four of this
subdivision. The city shall install signs giving notice  to  approaching
motor  vehicle  operators that a photo speed violation monitoring system
is in use, in conformance  with  standards  established  in  the  MUTCD.
NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, SUCH SIGNS SHALL
BE PRIMARILY YELLOW, INDICATE THAT THERE IS A SCHOOL SPEED ZONE AND THAT
A PHOTO SPEED VIOLATION  MONITORING  SYSTEM  IS  BEING  USED  FOR  PHOTO
ENFORCEMENT,  AND  SHALL BE PLACED WITHIN FIFTY FEET IN EITHER DIRECTION
OF A PHOTO SPEED VIOLATION MONITORING SYSTEM.
  § 2. Paragraph 2 of subdivision (a) of section 1180-d of  the  vehicle
and traffic law, as added by chapter 148 of the laws of 2019, is amended
to read as follows:
  2.  No  photo  speed  violation  monitoring  system shall be used in a
school speed zone unless (i) on the day it is to be used it has success-
fully passed a self-test of its functions; and (ii) it has undergone  an
annual  calibration  check  performed pursuant to paragraph four of this
subdivision. The city shall install signs giving  notice  that  a  photo
speed  violation  monitoring  system  is in use to be mounted on advance
warning signs notifying motor vehicle operators of such upcoming  school
speed  zone  and/or  on  speed limit signs applicable within such school
speed zone, in conformance with  standards  established  in  the  MUTCD.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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