assembly Bill A6777A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Removes caps on automated enforcement cameras for bus lanes and traffic lights in the city of New York, increases penalties and creates a graduated schedule of fines for repeat offenders

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 06, 2019 print number 6777b
Jun 06, 2019 amend (t) and recommit to transportation
May 13, 2019 print number 6777a
May 13, 2019 amend (t) and recommit to transportation
Mar 20, 2019 referred to transportation

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A6777 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1111-c & 1111-a, V & T L; amd §19-210, NYC Ad Cd; amd Part II §14, Chap 59 of 2010; amd §17, Chap 746 of 1988; amd §2, NYC, LL 46 of 1989
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A10882

A6777 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Removes caps on automated enforcement cameras for bus lanes and traffic lights in the city of New York, increases penalties and creates a graduated schedule of fines for repeat offenders, and directs that fines be deposited in the general transportation account of the New York city transportation assistance fund; extends the effectiveness of part II of chapter 59 of the laws of 2010 amending the vehicle and traffic law and the public officers law relating to establishing a bus rapid transit demonstration program to restrict the use of bus lanes by means of bus lane photo devices.

A6777 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6777

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 20, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. ROZIC, EPSTEIN, ORTIZ, REYES, SIMON, GOTTFRIED --
  read once and referred to the Committee on Transportation

AN  ACT  to  amend  the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to removing
  caps on automated enforcement cameras for bus lanes and traffic lights
  in the City of New York, increasing penalties and creating a graduated
  schedule of fines for repeat offenders, and directing  that  fines  be
  deposited  in  the general transportation account of the New York city
  transportation assistance fund; to amend the  administrative  code  of
  the  city  of  New  York  in relation to certain traffic-control indi-
  cations; to amend part II of chapter 59 of the laws of 2010,  amending
  the  vehicle  and  traffic law and the public officers law relating to
  establishing a bus rapid transit demonstration program to restrict the
  use of bus lanes by means of bus lane photo devices,  in  relation  to
  the  effectiveness  thereof;  to amend chapter 746 of the laws of 1988
  amending the vehicle and traffic law, the general  municipal  law  and
  the  public  officers  law  relating to the civil liability of vehicle
  owners for traffic control  signal  violations,  in  relation  to  the
  effectiveness thereof; and to amend local law number 46 of the city of
  New  York  for  the  year 1989 amending the administrative code of the
  city of New York relating to civil liability  of  vehicle  owners  for
  traffic  control  signal  violations, in relation to the effectiveness
  thereof

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

  Section  1. Paragraph 5 of subdivision (c), subdivision (e) and subdi-
vision (m) of section 1111-c of the vehicle and traffic law, paragraph 5
of subdivision (c) and subdivision (e) as amended and subdivision (m) as
added by section 6 of part NNN of chapter 59 of the laws  of  2018,  are
amended to read as follows:
  5. "bus rapid transit program" shall mean [up to ten routes] ANY ROUTE
designated  by the New York city department of transportation in consul-

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

Co-Sponsors

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A6777A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1111-c & 1111-a, V & T L; amd §19-210, NYC Ad Cd; amd Part II §14, Chap 59 of 2010; amd §17, Chap 746 of 1988; amd §2, NYC, LL 46 of 1989
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A10882

A6777A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Removes caps on automated enforcement cameras for bus lanes and traffic lights in the city of New York, increases penalties and creates a graduated schedule of fines for repeat offenders, and directs that fines be deposited in the general transportation account of the New York city transportation assistance fund; extends the effectiveness of part II of chapter 59 of the laws of 2010 amending the vehicle and traffic law and the public officers law relating to establishing a bus rapid transit demonstration program to restrict the use of bus lanes by means of bus lane photo devices.

A6777A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6777--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 20, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. ROZIC, EPSTEIN, ORTIZ, REYES, SIMON, GOTTFRIED,
  GLICK, DE LA ROSA, SEAWRIGHT, DINOWITZ -- 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 removing
  caps on automated enforcement cameras for bus lanes and traffic lights
  in the City of New York, increasing penalties and creating a graduated
  schedule of fines for repeat offenders; to  amend  the  administrative
  code  of  the  city of New York in relation to certain traffic-control
  indications; to amend part II of chapter  59  of  the  laws  of  2010,
  amending  the  vehicle  and  traffic  law  and the public officers law
  relating to establishing a bus rapid transit demonstration program  to
  restrict  the  use of bus lanes by means of bus lane photo devices, in
  relation to the effectiveness thereof; to amend  chapter  746  of  the
  laws of 1988 amending the vehicle and traffic law, the general munici-
  pal law and the public officers law relating to the civil liability of
  vehicle  owners  for traffic control signal violations, in relation to
  the effectiveness thereof; and to amend local law  number  46  of  the
  city of New York for the year 1989 amending the administrative code of
  the city of New York relating to civil liability of vehicle owners for
  traffic  control  signal  violations, in relation to the effectiveness
  thereof

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  5  of  subdivision  (c) and subdivision (e) of
section 1111-c of the vehicle and traffic law, as amended by  section  6
of  part  NNN  of chapter 59 of the laws of 2018, are amended to read as
follows:
  5. "bus rapid transit program" shall mean [up to ten routes] ANY ROUTE
designated by the New York city department of transportation in  consul-
tation  with  the applicable mass transit agency, in addition to the Bus

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

Co-Sponsors

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Multi-Sponsors

A6777B (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1111-c & 1111-a, V & T L; amd §19-210, NYC Ad Cd; amd Part II §14, Chap 59 of 2010; amd §17, Chap 746 of 1988; amd §2, NYC, LL 46 of 1989
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A10882

A6777B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Removes caps on automated enforcement cameras for bus lanes and traffic lights in the city of New York, increases penalties and creates a graduated schedule of fines for repeat offenders, and directs that fines be deposited in the general transportation account of the New York city transportation assistance fund; extends the effectiveness of part II of chapter 59 of the laws of 2010 amending the vehicle and traffic law and the public officers law relating to establishing a bus rapid transit demonstration program to restrict the use of bus lanes by means of bus lane photo devices.

A6777B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6777--B

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 20, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. ROZIC, EPSTEIN, ORTIZ, REYES, SIMON, GOTTFRIED,
  GLICK, DE LA ROSA,  SEAWRIGHT,  DINOWITZ,  QUART,  MOSLEY,  FERNANDEZ,
  DenDEKKER,  COLTON,  CARROLL, GRIFFIN, STECK -- read once and referred
  to the Committee  on  Transportation  --  committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee -- again reported from said  committee  with  amendments,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to removing
  caps on automated enforcement cameras for bus lanes in the city of New
  York and creating a graduated schedule of fines for  repeat  offenders
  and  to  amend part II of chapter 59 of the laws of 2010, amending the
  vehicle and traffic law and the public officers law relating to estab-
  lishing a bus rapid transit demonstration program to restrict the  use
  of  bus  lanes  by means of bus lane photo devices, in relation to the
  effectiveness thereof

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

  Section  1. Paragraph 4 of subdivision (a), paragraph 5 of subdivision
(c) and subdivisions (e) and (m) of section 1111-c of  the  vehicle  and
traffic  law,  as  amended  and subdivision (m) as added by section 6 of
part NNN of chapter 59 of the laws of  2018,  are  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  4.  Within  the  city of New York, such bus lane photo devices [shall]
MAY only be operated on designated bus lanes [within the bus rapid tran-
sit program and only from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.]. Warning  notices  of
violation  be  issued  during  the  first sixty days that bus lane photo
devices are operated on each route in the bus rapid transit program that
is established after June fifteenth, two thousand fifteen.
  5. "bus rapid transit program" shall mean [up to  ten]  routes  desig-
nated  by the New York city department of transportation in consultation
with the applicable mass transit agency, in addition to  the  Bus  Rapid

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

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