senate Bill S1925B

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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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 12, 2019 ordered to third reading cal.1287
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 06, 2019 print number 1925b
Jun 06, 2019 amend (t) and recommit to transportation
May 09, 2019 print number 1925a
May 09, 2019 amend (t) and recommit to transportation
Jan 17, 2019 referred to transportation

Votes

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Jun 12, 2019 - Rules committee Vote

S1925B
16
1
committee
16
Aye
1
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

S1925 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6777
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1111-c, V & T L; amd Part II §14, Chap 59 of 2010
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; 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.

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.

Co-Sponsors

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S1925A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6777
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1111-c, V & T L; amd Part II §14, Chap 59 of 2010
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S8597, A10882

S1925A (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.

S1925A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1925A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 1925--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  KRUEGER,  HOYLMAN,  LIU -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Trans-
  portation  -- 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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S1925B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6777
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1111-c, V & T L; amd Part II §14, Chap 59 of 2010
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S8597, A10882

S1925B (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.

S1925B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1925B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 1925--B

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  KRUEGER,  COMRIE, GOUNARDES, HOYLMAN, LIU, RAMOS,
  SKOUFIS, STAVISKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when  printed
  to  be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Transportation -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee  --  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 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
Transit  Phase  I  plan routes, that operate on designated bus lanes and

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

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