assembly Bill A2934A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Increases the penalties for overtaking and passing a school bus

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 08, 2019 print number 2934a
Apr 08, 2019 amend and recommit to transportation
Jan 28, 2019 referred to transportation

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A2934 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3558
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1174, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S5085
2011-2012: S1367
2013-2014: S400
2015-2016: A10636, S1838
2017-2018: A5845, S4193

A2934 - Summary

Increases the penalties for overtaking and passing a school bus; provides that for the first conviction a person shall be punished by a fine of not less than $350 nor more than $500; provides that for a second conviction a person shall be punished by a fine of not less than $500 nor more than $800; also provides that for a third conviction a person shall be punished by a fine of not less than $800 nor more than $1000.

A2934 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2934

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 28, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. DILAN -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation  to  increasing
  the penalties for passing a school bus with its red lights illuminated
  indicating that it is picking up or discharging students

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

  Section 1. Subdivision (c) of section 1174 of the vehicle and  traffic
law,  as  amended by chapter 254 of the laws of 2002, is amended to read
as follows:
  (c) Every person convicted of a violation of subdivision (a)  of  this
section  shall: for a first conviction thereof, be punished by a fine of
not less than [two hundred fifty] THREE HUNDRED FIFTY dollars  nor  more
than  [four]  FIVE  hundred dollars or by imprisonment for not more than
thirty days or by both such fine and imprisonment; for a conviction of a
second violation, both of which were committed within a period of  three
years,  such  person  shall be punished by a fine of not less than [six]
FIVE hundred dollars nor more than [seven hundred fifty]  EIGHT  HUNDRED
dollars  or by imprisonment for not more than one hundred eighty days or
by both such fine and imprisonment; upon a  conviction  of  a  third  or
subsequent  violation,  all  of  which were committed within a period of
three years, such person shall be punished by a fine of  not  less  than
[seven  hundred  fifty] EIGHT HUNDRED dollars nor more than one thousand
dollars or by imprisonment for not more than one hundred eighty days  or
by  both  such  fine and imprisonment, AND SUCH PERSON SHALL HAVE HIS OR
HER LICENSE SUSPENDED.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04792-01-9

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A2934A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3558
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1174, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S5085
2011-2012: S1367
2013-2014: S400
2015-2016: A10636, S1838
2017-2018: A5845, S4193

A2934A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Increases the penalties for overtaking and passing a school bus; provides that for the first conviction a person shall be punished by a fine of not less than $350 nor more than $500; provides that for a second conviction a person shall be punished by a fine of not less than $500 nor more than $800; also provides that for a third conviction a person shall be punished by a fine of not less than $800 nor more than $1000.

A2934A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2934--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 28, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. DILAN, RIVERA, DenDEKKER, SANTABARBARA, THIELE,
  ARROYO,  SAYEGH,  EPSTEIN,  M. G. MILLER,  DICKENS,  ABBATE,   COLTON,
  BUCHWALD,  NORRIS,  STERN,  ORTIZ,  CRUZ,  CROUCH,  DeSTEFANO, REILLY,
  D'URSO, GIGLIO, BYRNE -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.  of  A.  DE LA ROSA,
  ENGLEBRIGHT,  FITZPATRICK,  GALEF,  TITUS -- read once and referred to
  the Committee on Transportation -- committee discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation  to  increasing
  the penalties for passing a school bus with its red lights illuminated
  indicating that it is picking up or discharging students

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

  Section 1. Subdivision (c) of section 1174 of the vehicle and  traffic
law,  as  amended by chapter 254 of the laws of 2002, is amended to read
as follows:
  (c) Every person convicted of a violation of subdivision (a)  of  this
section  shall: for a first conviction thereof, be punished by a fine of
not less than [two hundred fifty] THREE HUNDRED FIFTY dollars  nor  more
than  [four]  FIVE  hundred dollars or by imprisonment for not more than
thirty days or by both such fine and imprisonment; for a conviction of a
second violation, both of which were committed within a period of  three
years,  such  person  shall be punished by a fine of not less than [six]
FIVE hundred dollars nor more than [seven hundred fifty]  EIGHT  HUNDRED
dollars  or by imprisonment for not more than one hundred eighty days or
by both such fine and imprisonment; upon a  conviction  of  a  third  or
subsequent  violation,  all  of  which were committed within a period of
three years, such person shall be punished by a fine of  not  less  than
[seven  hundred  fifty] EIGHT HUNDRED dollars nor more than one thousand
dollars or by imprisonment for not more than one hundred eighty days  or
by both such fine and imprisonment.
  §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
have become a law.

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

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