senate Bill S1643

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Increases the fines for dumping snow onto handicapped parking places

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate

  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 11, 2019 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 29, 2019 advanced to third reading
Jan 28, 2019 2nd report cal.
Jan 23, 2019 1st report cal.54
Jan 15, 2019 referred to transportation

S1643 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1203-e, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4516, A6595
2013-2014: S305, A783
2015-2016: S244, A2183
2017-2018: S4382, A8640

S1643 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Increases the fines for dumping snow onto handicapped parking spaces.

S1643 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1643 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 15, 2019

Introduced  by  Sen.  BROOKS -- 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, in relation  to  increasing
  the fines for dumping snow onto handicapped parking places


  Section 1. Section 1203-e of the vehicle and traffic law,  as  amended
by chapter 65 of the laws of 1996, is amended to read as follows:
  § 1203-e. Dumping snow onto parking places for handicapped prohibited.
Any  person who knowingly dumps or shovels snow onto a parking place for
handicapped persons rendering such place unusable for  parking  purposes
shall  be  subject  to  a  fine of [twenty-five] ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE
dollars for the first offense and a fine not to exceed [one hundred] TWO
HUNDRED FIFTY dollars for every offense thereafter. However, a local  or
municipal  government  may,  by  local law or ordinance, establish fines
higher than those established in this section, but in no instance  shall
the fines exceed TWO HUNDRED fifty dollars for the first offense or [two
hundred]  FOUR  HUNDRED  FIFTY  dollars  for  the  second  or subsequent
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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


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