assembly Bill A1851

Vetoed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Prohibits a child less than ten years of age from being left unattended in a motor vehicle under conditions presenting substantial risk

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Current Bill Status Via S2497 - Vetoed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 06, 2019 vetoed memo.176
Nov 26, 2019 delivered to governor
Mar 25, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
Mar 11, 2019 ordered to third reading cal.103
substituted for a1851
Mar 11, 2019 substituted by s2497
Mar 07, 2019 advanced to third reading cal.103
Mar 05, 2019 reported
Feb 12, 2019 reported referred to codes
Jan 17, 2019 referred to transportation

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A1851 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2497
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1210-a, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A318, S6349
2011-2012: A3960, S2192
2013-2014: A410, S306
2015-2016: A1695, S241
2017-2018: A686, S5631

A1851 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits a child less than ten years of age from being left unattended in a motor vehicle under conditions presenting substantial risk.

A1851 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1851

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 17, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. MAGNARELLI, BENEDETTO, GALEF, GUNTHER, ORTIZ,
  RIVERA, TITUS, ABBATE, STIRPE, JAFFEE, OTIS, ARROYO,  MOSLEY,  DAVILA,
  PICHARDO -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BARCLAY, BLAKE, BRAUNSTEIN,
  COOK, HEVESI -- read once and referred to the Committee on Transporta-
  tion

AN  ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to prohibiting
  a child less than ten years of age from being  left  unattended  in  a
  motor vehicle under conditions presenting substantial risk

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

  Section 1. The vehicle and traffic law is  amended  by  adding  a  new
section 1210-a to read as follows:
  § 1210-A. UNATTENDED CHILD IN A MOTOR VEHICLE.  1. NO PARENT, GUARDIAN
OR OTHER PERSON LEGALLY CHARGED WITH THE CARE OR CUSTODY OF A CHILD LESS
THAN  TEN YEARS OLD SHALL KNOWINGLY OR RECKLESSLY, UNDER CONDITIONS THAT
PRESENT A SUBSTANTIAL HEALTH OR SAFETY RISK, LEAVE SUCH CHILD UNATTENDED
INSIDE A MOTOR VEHICLE. NOTHING IN  THIS  SECTION  SHALL  BE  DEEMED  TO
SUPERSEDE THE PROVISIONS OF ANY OTHER APPLICABLE SECTION OF LAW.
  2.  A  VIOLATION OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE A TRAFFIC
INFRACTION AND SHALL BE PUNISHABLE BY A FINE  OF  NOT  MORE  THAN  FIFTY
DOLLARS  UPON  CONVICTION  OF  A  FIRST  VIOLATION; UPON CONVICTION OF A
SECOND VIOLATION, BOTH OF WHICH WERE COMMITTED WITHIN A PERIOD OF  EIGH-
TEEN MONTHS, SUCH VIOLATION SHALL BE PUNISHED BY A FINE OF NOT MORE THAN
ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS; UPON CONVICTION OF A THIRD OR SUBSEQUENT VIOLATION,
ALL  OF  WHICH  WERE  COMMITTED WITHIN A PERIOD OF EIGHTEEN MONTHS, SUCH
VIOLATION SHALL BE PUNISHED BY A FINE OF NOT MORE THAN TWO  HUNDRED  AND
FIFTY DOLLARS.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01875-01-9

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