|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 15, 2019||referred to transportation|
delivered to assembly
|May 14, 2019||ordered to third reading cal.678|
|May 13, 2019||reported and committed to rules|
|Feb 08, 2019||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S3557
Current Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S3557 (ACTIVE) - Details
S3557 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S3557 SPONSOR: KENNEDY TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to civil penalties imposed upon motor carriers for failure to comply with provisions relating to bus drivers PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To increase penalties for bus companies that fail to notify the Depart- ment of Motor Vehicles when the bus company employs a driver with felony conviction related to use of a motor vehicle or a drink driving related conviction. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill increases civil penalties to not less than $1,000 and up to $5,000 for each violation involving a motor carrier that fails to notify the Department of Motor Vehicles when the motor carrier employs or terminates a person with a prior felony conviction involving the use of a motor vehicle, operating a motor vehicle under the influ-
S3557 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3557 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 8, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. KENNEDY -- 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 civil penal- ties imposed upon motor carriers for failure to comply with provisions relating to bus drivers THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision (e) of section 509-j of the vehicle and traffic law, as amended by chapter 424 of the laws of 2000, is amended to read as follows: (e) The commissioner or any person deputized by the commissioner, may require any motor carrier to pay to the people of this state a civil penalty, if after the motor carrier has had an opportunity to be heard, the commissioner finds that the motor carrier has violated any provision of this article or regulations promulgated [therein] PURSUANT THERETO, or has made any false statement or misrepresentation on any affidavit of compliance filed with the commissioner or with respect to violations of paragraphs (i) and (ii) of subdivision one, paragraphs (a) and (b) of subdivision two, and subdivisions three, four and five of section five hundred nine-d, section five hundred nine-g, section five hundred nine-h and subdivision two of section five hundred nine-l of this article the commissioner may in lieu of or in addition to a civil penalty suspend all of a motor carrier's registrations. (1) Any civil penalty assessed for a first violation shall not be less than five hundred dollars nor greater than two thousand five hundred dollars for each violation, false statement or representation found to have been made or committed, and for a second or subsequent violation, not arising out of the same incident, all of which were committed within a period of eighteen months, shall not be less than five hundred dollars nor greater than five thousand dollars for each violation, false state- ment or representation found to have been made or committed. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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