senate Bill S6188

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the punishment for certain traffic infractions committed by certain limousine operators

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 06, 2019 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 04, 2019 advanced to third reading
Jun 03, 2019 2nd report cal.
amended 6188a
May 30, 2019 1st report cal.1086
May 21, 2019 referred to transportation

S6188 - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1161, 1800 & 1180, V & T L

S6188 - Summary

Relates to the punishment for certain traffic infractions committed by an operator of a stretch limousine or other motor vehicle designed or modified for purposes of having a seating capacity of nine or more passengers.

S6188 - Sponsor Memo

S6188 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6188

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 21, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GAUGHRAN -- 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 the  punish-
  ment  for  certain  traffic  infractions committed by an operator of a
  stretch limousine or other motor  carrier  designed  or  modified  for
  purposes of having a seating capacity of nine or more passengers

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

  Section 1. Subdivision c of section 1161 of the  vehicle  and  traffic
law,  as  added  by  section 14 of part III of chapter 59 of the laws of
2019, is amended to read as follows:
  c. (I) No altered motor vehicle commonly referred  to  as  a  "stretch
limousine"  OR  OTHER MOTOR CARRIER DESIGNED OR MODIFIED FOR PURPOSES OF
having a seating capacity of [ten] NINE or more passengers including the
driver shall make a U-turn upon any public highway or private road  open
to public motor vehicle traffic.
  (II) A VIOLATION OF PARAGRAPH (I) OF THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL BE A TRAF-
FIC  INFRACTION, PUNISHABLE BY NO LESS THAN TWO HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS OR
BY IMPRISONMENT IN A PENITENTIARY OR  COUNTY  JAIL  FOR  NOT  MORE  THAN
FIFTEEN  DAYS,  OR  BY  BOTH SUCH FINE AND IMPRISONMENT. IF THE OPERATOR
VIOLATES PARAGRAPH (I) OF THIS SUBDIVISION WHILE CARRYING  ONE  OR  MORE
PASSENGERS  OTHER THAN THE DRIVER, SUCH VIOLATION SHALL BE PUNISHABLE BY
NOT LESS THAN ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS OR BY IMPRISONMENT IN A  PENITENTIARY
FOR  NOT MORE THAN THIRTY DAYS, OR BY BOTH SUCH FINE AND IMPRISONMENT. A
PERSON WHO OPERATES A VEHICLE IN VIOLATION  OF  PARAGRAPH  (I)  OF  THIS
SUBDIVISION  AFTER  HAVING  BEEN  CONVICTED OF ONE OR MORE VIOLATIONS OF
SUCH PARAGRAPH WITHIN THE PRECEDING TEN YEARS SHALL  BE  PUNISHED  BY  A
FINE  OF  NOT LESS THAN ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS AND NOT MORE THAN TWO THOU-
SAND DOLLARS OR BY IMPRISONMENT FOR NOT MORE THAN FORTY-FIVE DAYS, OR BY
BOTH SUCH FINE AND IMPRISONMENT.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11412-03-9

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S6188A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1161, 1800 & 1180, V & T L

S6188A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the punishment for certain traffic infractions committed by an operator of a stretch limousine or other motor vehicle designed or modified for purposes of having a seating capacity of nine or more passengers.

S6188A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6188A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6188--A
    Cal. No. 1086

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 21, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GAUGHRAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation -- reported
  favorably from said committee, ordered to  first  report,  amended  on
  first  report,  ordered  to  a  second  report  and ordered reprinted,
  retaining its place in the order of second report

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to the  punish-
  ment  for  certain  traffic  infractions committed by an operator of a
  stretch limousine or other motor  carrier  designed  or  modified  for
  purposes of having a seating capacity of nine or more passengers

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

  Section 1. Subdivision c of section 1161 of the  vehicle  and  traffic
law,  as  added  by  section 14 of part III of chapter 59 of the laws of
2019, is amended to read as follows:
  c. (I) No altered motor vehicle commonly referred  to  as  a  "stretch
limousine"  OR  OTHER MOTOR CARRIER DESIGNED OR MODIFIED FOR PURPOSES OF
having a seating capacity of [ten] NINE or more passengers including the
driver shall make a U-turn upon any public highway or private road  open
to public motor vehicle traffic.
  (II) A VIOLATION OF PARAGRAPH (I) OF THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL BE A TRAF-
FIC  INFRACTION, PUNISHABLE BY NO LESS THAN TWO HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS OR
BY IMPRISONMENT IN A PENITENTIARY OR  COUNTY  JAIL  FOR  NOT  MORE  THAN
FIFTEEN  DAYS,  OR  BY  BOTH SUCH FINE AND IMPRISONMENT. IF THE OPERATOR
VIOLATES PARAGRAPH (I) OF THIS SUBDIVISION WHILE CARRYING  ONE  OR  MORE
PASSENGERS  OTHER THAN THE DRIVER, SUCH VIOLATION SHALL BE PUNISHABLE BY
NOT LESS THAN ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS OR BY IMPRISONMENT IN A  PENITENTIARY
FOR  NOT MORE THAN THIRTY DAYS, OR BY BOTH SUCH FINE AND IMPRISONMENT. A
PERSON WHO OPERATES A VEHICLE IN VIOLATION  OF  PARAGRAPH  (I)  OF  THIS
SUBDIVISION  AFTER  HAVING  BEEN  CONVICTED OF ONE OR MORE VIOLATIONS OF
SUCH PARAGRAPH WITHIN THE PRECEDING EIGHTEEN MONTHS SHALL BE PUNISHED BY
A FINE OF NOT LESS THAN ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS AND NOT MORE THAN TWO THOU-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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