senate Bill S1925

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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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee


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Jan 17, 2019 referred to transportation

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S1925 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6777
Current Committee:
Senate 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:
S8597, A10882

S1925 (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.

S1925 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1925 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1925

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. KRUEGER -- 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  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.

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