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|Jan 08, 2020||referred to transportation|
|Jan 09, 2019||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S857
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S857 (ACTIVE) - Details
S857 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S857 SPONSOR: GALLIVAN TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to leaving the scene of an incident without reporting PURPOSE: This bill amends subdivisions 1 and 2 of Section 600 of the vehicle and traffic law (VTL) in relation to leaving the scene of an incident with- out reporting to include operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Modifies the crime of leaving the scene of an incident without reporting when a driver is intoxicated by creating a duty to investigate when a driver knows or has reason to know that he or she has collided with anything. An intoxicated driver is presumed to know or have reason to
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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