senate Bill S1082A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to instruction concerning traffic stops

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to transportation
returned to senate
died in assembly
Feb 26, 2019 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 11, 2019 amended on third reading 1082a
Jan 29, 2019 advanced to third reading
Jan 28, 2019 2nd report cal.
Jan 23, 2019 1st report cal.52
Jan 10, 2019 referred to transportation

S1082 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1374
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §502, V & T L; amd §2336, Ins L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S5379, A8828

S1082 - Summary

Relates to instruction concerning traffic stops in pre-licensing courses to provide drivers with their responsibilities when stopped by a law enforcement officer.

S1082 - Sponsor Memo

S1082 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1082

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. PERSAUD -- 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 and the  insurance  law,  in
  relation to instruction concerning traffic stops

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

  Section 1. Subparagraph (i) of  paragraph  (a)  of  subdivision  4  of
section 502 of the vehicle and traffic law, as amended by chapter 355 of
the laws of 2017, is amended to read as follows:
  (i)  Upon  submission  of  an  application for a driver's license, the
applicant shall be required to take and pass a test, or submit  evidence
of  passage of a test, with respect to the laws relating to traffic, the
laws relating to driving while ability is impaired and while  intoxicat-
ed,  under the overpowering influence of "Road Rage", "Work Zone Safety"
awareness and "Motorcycle Safety" awareness as defined  by  the  commis-
sioner,  the law relating to exercising due care to avoid colliding with
a parked, stopped or standing authorized  emergency  vehicle  or  hazard
vehicle pursuant to section eleven hundred forty-four-a of this chapter,
the  ability  to  read  and  comprehend  traffic  signs and symbols, THE
RESPONSIBILITIES OF A DRIVER WHEN STOPPED BY A LAW  ENFORCEMENT  OFFICER
and  such other matters as the commissioner may prescribe, and to satis-
factorily complete a course prescribed by the commissioner of  not  less
than  four  hours  and not more than five hours, consisting of classroom
driver training and highway safety instruction or the equivalent  there-
of.  Such test shall include at least seven written questions concerning
the effects of consumption of alcohol or  drugs  on  the  ability  of  a
person  to  operate  a  motor vehicle and the legal and financial conse-
quences resulting from violations of section eleven  hundred  ninety-two
of  this  chapter,  prohibiting  the  operation of a motor vehicle while
under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Such test shall include one  or
more written questions concerning the devastating effects of "Road Rage"

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

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S1082A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1374
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §502, V & T L; amd §2336, Ins L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S5379, A8828

S1082A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to instruction concerning traffic stops in pre-licensing courses to provide drivers with their responsibilities when stopped by a law enforcement officer.

S1082A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1082A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 1082--A
    Cal. No. 52

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. PERSAUD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation -- reported
  favorably from said committee, ordered to  first  and  second  report,
  ordered  to  a third reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining
  its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law and the  insurance  law,  in
  relation to instruction concerning traffic stops

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

  Section 1. Subparagraph (i) of  paragraph  (a)  of  subdivision  4  of
section 502 of the vehicle and traffic law, as amended by chapter 355 of
the laws of 2017, is amended to read as follows:
  (i)  Upon  submission  of  an  application for a driver's license, the
applicant shall be required to take and pass a test, or submit  evidence
of  passage of a test, with respect to the laws relating to traffic, the
laws relating to driving while ability is impaired and while  intoxicat-
ed,  under the overpowering influence of "Road Rage", "Work Zone Safety"
awareness and "Motorcycle Safety" awareness as defined  by  the  commis-
sioner,  the law relating to exercising due care to avoid colliding with
a parked, stopped or standing authorized  emergency  vehicle  or  hazard
vehicle pursuant to section eleven hundred forty-four-a of this chapter,
the  ability  to  read  and  comprehend  traffic  signs and symbols, THE
RESPONSIBILITIES OF A DRIVER WHEN STOPPED BY A LAW  ENFORCEMENT  OFFICER
and  such other matters as the commissioner may prescribe, and to satis-
factorily complete a course prescribed by the commissioner of  not  less
than  four  hours  and not more than five hours, consisting of classroom
driver training and highway safety instruction or the equivalent  there-
of.  Such test shall include at least seven written questions concerning
the effects of consumption of alcohol or  drugs  on  the  ability  of  a
person  to  operate  a  motor vehicle and the legal and financial conse-
quences resulting from violations of section eleven  hundred  ninety-two

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

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