senate Bill S8980

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Enacts the "FURIOUS Act" authorizing the city of New York to operate photo speed violation monitoring systems in a school speed zone which the city has identified as an area of special concern for street racing

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Sep 16, 2020 referred to rules

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S8980 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A11042
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1180-b & 1182, V & T L

S8980 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "FURIOUS Act" authorizing the city of New York to operate photo speed violation monitoring systems at any time in a school speed zone which the city of New York has identified as an area of special concern for illegal street racing.

S8980 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8980 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8980
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                            September 16, 2020
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. HOYLMAN, JACKSON, KRUEGER -- read twice and ordered
   printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to enacting the
   "FURIOUS Act"
 
   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 the "Fighting
 Underground Racing In Our Streets Act" or "The FURIOUS Act."
   § 2. Paragraph 1 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 and a new paragraph 1-a is added to read as follows:
   1. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the city of New York is
 hereby authorized to establish a demonstration program imposing monetary
 liability on the owner of a vehicle for failure of an  operator  thereof
 to comply with posted maximum speed limits in a school speed zone within
 such  city  (i)  when  a  school speed limit is in effect as provided in
 paragraphs one and two of subdivision  (c)  of  section  eleven  hundred
 eighty  of this article or (ii) when other speed limits are in effect as
 provided in subdivision (b), (d), (f) or (g) of section  eleven  hundred
 eighty  of  this  article weekdays between the hours of six o'clock A.M.
 and ten o'clock P.M., EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE PROVIDED IN PARAGRAPH ONE-A OF
 THIS SUBDIVISION. Such demonstration program shall empower the  city  of
 New  York  to install photo speed violation monitoring systems within no
 more than seven hundred fifty school speed zones within such city at any
 one time and to operate such systems within  such  zones  (iii)  when  a
 school speed limit is in effect as provided in paragraphs one and two of
 subdivision (c) of section eleven hundred eighty of this article or (iv)
 when  other  speed  limits are in effect as provided in subdivision (b),
 (d), (f) or (g) of section eleven hundred eighty of this  article  week-
 days  between the hours of six o'clock A.M. and ten o'clock P.M., EXCEPT
 AS OTHERWISE PROVIDED IN PARAGRAPH ONE-A OF THIS SUBDIVISION. In select-
 ing a school speed zone in which to install and operate  a  photo  speed
 violation  monitoring system, the city of New York shall consider crite-
 ria including, but not limited to, the speed data,  crash  history,  and
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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