senate Bill S857

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to leaving the scene of an incident without reporting

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee


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Jan 08, 2020 referred to transportation
Jan 09, 2019 referred to transportation

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S857 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §600, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S7866
2013-2014: S1698
2015-2016: S405
2017-2018: S3393
2021-2022: S1693

S857 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts "Alix's law"; relates to leaving the scene of an incident without reporting it; relates to operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

S857 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S857 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   857

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GALLIVAN -- 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 leaving  the
  scene of an incident without reporting

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as "Alix's Law".
  § 2. Paragraph a of subdivision 1 and paragraph a of subdivision 2  of
section  600  of the vehicle and traffic law, as amended by section 4 of
part AAA of chapter 59 of the laws of  2017,  are  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  a.  Any  person operating a motor vehicle who, knowing or having cause
to know that THE MOTOR VEHICLE OPERATED  BY  SUCH  PERSON  HAS  COME  IN
CONTACT WITH A PERSON, REAL PROPERTY OR PERSONAL PROPERTY, HAS A DUTY TO
PERFORM A REASONABLE AND GOOD FAITH INVESTIGATION OF THE INCIDENT AND IF
AS  A  RESULT  OF  SUCH INVESTIGATION SUCH PERSON KNOWS OR HAS REASON TO
KNOW THAT damage has been caused to the real property or to the personal
property, not including animals, of another, due to [an incident involv-
ing] THE CONTACT OF the motor vehicle  operated  by  such  person,  SUCH
PERSON  shall, before leaving the place where the damage occurred, stop,
exhibit his or her license and insurance identification  card  for  such
vehicle,  when  such card is required pursuant to articles six and eight
of this chapter, and give his or her name, residence,  including  street
and  number,  insurance carrier and insurance identification information
including but not limited to the number  and  effective  dates  of  said
individual's  insurance policy, and license number to the party sustain-
ing the damage, or in case the person sustaining the damage is not pres-
ent at the place where the damage occurred then he or she  shall  report
the  same  as  soon as physically able to the nearest police station, or
judicial officer. A PERSON OPERATING A MOTOR  VEHICLE  IN  VIOLATION  OF
SECTION  ELEVEN  HUNDRED  NINETY-TWO  OF  THIS  CHAPTER,  THAT CAME INTO

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

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