senate Bill S3470

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to drugged driving

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee


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Jan 08, 2020 referred to transportation
Feb 07, 2019 referred to transportation

S3470 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A637
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§114-a & 1193, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A7481
2017-2018: A5093
2021-2022: A1346

S3470 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to driving while ability is impaired by drugs.

S3470 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3470 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3470

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 7, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. GOUNARDES -- 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 drugged
  driving

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

  Section  1.  Section 114-a of the vehicle and traffic law, as added by
chapter 163 of the laws of 1973, is amended to read as follows:
  § 114-a. Drug. The term "drug" when used in this chapter,  means  [and
includes any substance listed in section thirty-three hundred six of the
public health law] ANY DRUG OR IMPAIRING SUBSTANCE.
  § 2. Paragraph (e) of subdivision 2 of section 1193 of the vehicle and
traffic  law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new  subparagraph 8 to read as
follows:
  (8)  SUSPENSION  PENDING  PROSECUTION;  DRUG  IMPAIRMENT.  EXCEPT   AS
PROVIDED  IN CLAUSE A-1 OF SUBPARAGRAPH SEVEN OF THIS PARAGRAPH, A COURT
SHALL SUSPEND A DRIVER'S LICENSE, PENDING  PROSECUTION,  OF  ANY  PERSON
CHARGED WITH A VIOLATION OF SUBDIVISION FOUR OR FOUR-A OF SECTION ELEVEN
HUNDRED  NINETY-TWO  OF  THIS  ARTICLE  WHO,  AT  THE TIME OF ARREST, IS
ALLEGED TO HAVE BEEN ABILITY IMPAIRED BY DRUGS.
  § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04071-01-9

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