senate Bill S3558A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Increases the penalties for overtaking and passing a school bus

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 01, 2019 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Apr 30, 2019 ordered to third reading cal.487
reported and committed to rules
Apr 09, 2019 reported and committed to finance
Apr 04, 2019 print number 3558a
Apr 04, 2019 amend and recommit to transportation
Feb 08, 2019 referred to transportation

Votes

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Apr 30, 2019 - Finance committee Vote

S3558A
22
0
committee
22
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Apr 30, 2019 - Rules committee Vote

S3558A
18
0
committee
18
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Apr 9, 2019 - Transportation committee Vote

S3558A
15
0
committee
15
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S3558 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2934
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1174, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S5085
2011-2012: S1367
2013-2014: S400
2015-2016: S1838, A10636
2017-2018: S4193, A5845

S3558 - Summary

Increases the penalties for overtaking and passing a school bus; provides that for the first conviction a person shall be punished by a fine of not less than $350 nor more than $500; provides that for a second conviction a person shall be punished by a fine of not less than $500 nor more than $800; also provides that for a third conviction a person shall be punished by a fine of not less than $800 nor more than $1000.

S3558 - Sponsor Memo

S3558 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3558

                       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  increasing
  the penalties for passing a school bus with its red lights illuminated
  indicating that it is picking up or discharging students

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

  Section 1. Subdivision (c) of section 1174 of the vehicle and  traffic
law,  as  amended by chapter 254 of the laws of 2002, is amended to read
as follows:
  (c) Every person convicted of a violation of subdivision (a)  of  this
section  shall: for a first conviction thereof, be punished by a fine of
not less than [two hundred fifty] THREE HUNDRED FIFTY dollars  nor  more
than  [four]  FIVE  hundred dollars or by imprisonment for not more than
thirty days or by both such fine and imprisonment; for a conviction of a
second violation, both of which were committed within a period of  three
years,  such  person  shall be punished by a fine of not less than [six]
FIVE hundred dollars nor more than [seven hundred fifty]  EIGHT  HUNDRED
dollars  or by imprisonment for not more than one hundred eighty days or
by both such fine and imprisonment; upon a  conviction  of  a  third  or
subsequent  violation,  all  of  which were committed within a period of
three years, such person shall be punished by a fine of  not  less  than
[seven  hundred  fifty] EIGHT HUNDRED dollars nor more than one thousand
dollars or by imprisonment for not more than one hundred eighty days  or
by  both  such  fine and imprisonment, AND SUCH PERSON SHALL HAVE HIS OR
HER LICENSE SUSPENDED.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04792-01-9

S3558A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2934
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1174, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S5085
2011-2012: S1367
2013-2014: S400
2015-2016: S1838, A10636
2017-2018: S4193, A5845

S3558A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Increases the penalties for overtaking and passing a school bus; provides that for the first conviction a person shall be punished by a fine of not less than $350 nor more than $500; provides that for a second conviction a person shall be punished by a fine of not less than $500 nor more than $800; also provides that for a third conviction a person shall be punished by a fine of not less than $800 nor more than $1000.

S3558A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3558A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 3558--A

                       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 --  commit-
  tee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recom-
  mitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation  to  increasing
  the penalties for passing a school bus with its red lights illuminated
  indicating that it is picking up or discharging students

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

  Section 1. Subdivision (c) of section 1174 of the vehicle and  traffic
law,  as  amended by chapter 254 of the laws of 2002, is amended to read
as follows:
  (c) Every person convicted of a violation of subdivision (a)  of  this
section  shall: for a first conviction thereof, be punished by a fine of
not less than [two hundred fifty] THREE HUNDRED FIFTY dollars  nor  more
than  [four]  FIVE  hundred dollars or by imprisonment for not more than
thirty days or by both such fine and imprisonment; for a conviction of a
second violation, both of which were committed within a period of  three
years,  such  person  shall be punished by a fine of not less than [six]
FIVE hundred dollars nor more than [seven hundred fifty]  EIGHT  HUNDRED
dollars  or by imprisonment for not more than one hundred eighty days or
by both such fine and imprisonment; upon a  conviction  of  a  third  or
subsequent  violation,  all  of  which were committed within a period of
three years, such person shall be punished by a fine of  not  less  than
[seven  hundred  fifty] EIGHT HUNDRED dollars nor more than one thousand
dollars or by imprisonment for not more than one hundred eighty days  or
by both such fine and imprisonment.
  §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
have become a law.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04792-02-9

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