senate Bill S5727

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to suspending a vehicle registration after a third violation for overtaking and passing a stopped school bus

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2019 committed to rules
Jun 04, 2019 advanced to third reading
Jun 03, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 30, 2019 1st report cal.1081
May 13, 2019 referred to transportation

Votes

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May 30, 2019 - Transportation committee Vote

S5727
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committee
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Transportation Committee Vote: May 30, 2019

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S5727 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §401, V & T L

S5727 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the suspension of a vehicle registration after a third school bus safety camera violation for overtaking and passing a stopped school bus.

S5727 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5727 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5727

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 13, 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 suspending a
  registration after a third violation  for  overtaking  and  passing  a
  stopped school bus

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

  Section 1. Paragraph c of subdivision 5-a of section 401 of the  vehi-
cle  and  traffic law, as relettered by chapter 487 of the laws of 1993,
is relettered paragraph d and a new paragraph c  is  added  to  read  as
follows:
  C.  UPON DETERMINATION THAT A REGISTRANT WAS LIABLE IN ACCORDANCE WITH
SECTION ELEVEN HUNDRED  SEVENTY-FOUR-A  OF  THIS  CHAPTER  FOR  A  THIRD
VIOLATION  OF SECTION ELEVEN HUNDRED SEVENTY-FOUR OF THIS CHAPTER WITHIN
AN EIGHTEEN MONTH PERIOD, THE COMMISSIONER OR HIS  OR  HER  AGENT  SHALL
THEREUPON  SUSPEND  THE  REGISTRANT'S  REGISTRATION  FOR A PERIOD OF SIX
MONTHS, AND SHALL DENY ANY REGISTRATION OR RENEWAL APPLICATIONS FOR  ANY
OTHER  MOTOR  VEHICLE  REGISTERED IN THE NAME OF THE APPLICANT WHERE THE
COMMISSIONER HAS DETERMINED THAT SUCH REGISTRANT'S INTENT  HAS  BEEN  TO
EVADE  THE  PURPOSES  OF THIS SUBDIVISION AND WHERE THE COMMISSIONER HAS
REASONABLE GROUNDS TO BELIEVE THAT SUCH  REGISTRATION  OR  RENEWAL  WILL
HAVE THE EFFECT OF DEFEATING THE PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION.
  §  2.  This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after a chapter
of the laws of 2019 amending the vehicle and  traffic  law  relating  to
school  bus  safety  cameras  and owner liability for operator illegally
overtaking or passing a school bus,  as  proposed  in  legislative  bill
numbers S.4524-B and A.4950-B takes effect.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11667-01-9

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