senate Bill S6675A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes the failure to pass act restricting driving in a passing lane without overtaking or passing a vehicle

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to transportation
Sep 04, 2019 print number 6675a
Sep 04, 2019 amend and recommit to rules
Aug 28, 2019 referred to rules

Co-Sponsors

S6675 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1122, V & T L

S6675 - Summary

Establishes the failure to pass act restricting driving in a passing lane without overtaking or passing a vehicle and sets penalties for violations.

S6675 - Sponsor Memo

S6675 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6675

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             August 28, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GRIFFO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to  restricting
  driving in a passing lane without overtaking or passing a vehicle

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

  Section 1. Section 1122 of the vehicle and traffic law is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision (c) to read as follows:
  (C)  WHEN  DRIVING  ON  AN  INTERSTATE HIGHWAY, NO MOTOR VEHICLE SHALL
DRIVE FOR MORE THAN ONE AND ONE-HALF MILES IN A  PASSING  LANE  IF  SUCH
VEHICLE IS NOT OVERTAKING OR PASSING A VEHICLE PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.







 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13676-01-9

Co-Sponsors

S6675A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1122, V & T L

S6675A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the failure to pass act restricting driving in a passing lane without overtaking or passing a vehicle and sets penalties for violations.

S6675A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6675A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6675--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             August 28, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. GRIFFO, LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules --  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  restricting
  driving in a passing lane without overtaking or passing a vehicle

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "failure to
pass act".
  § 2. Section 1122 of the vehicle and traffic law is amended by  adding
a new subdivision (c) to read as follows:
  (C)  WHEN  DRIVING  ON  AN  INTERSTATE HIGHWAY, NO MOTOR VEHICLE SHALL
DRIVE FOR MORE THAN ONE AND ONE-HALF MILES IN A  PASSING  LANE  IF  SUCH
VEHICLE IS NOT OVERTAKING OR PASSING A VEHICLE PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION.
NOTWITHSTANDING  15 NYCRR PART 131 OR ANY OTHER LAW, RULE, OR REGULATION
TO THE CONTRARY, A VIOLATION OF THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL NOT CONSTITUTE  A
LANE  VIOLATION  IN  ACCORDANCE  WITH  THE  REGULATORY  AUTHORITY OF THE
COMMISSIONER. A VIOLATION OF THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL BE PUNISHABLE  BY  A
FINE OF FIFTY DOLLARS FOR THE FIRST OFFENSE AND BY A FINE OF ONE HUNDRED
DOLLARS FOR EACH SUBSEQUENT OFFENSE.
  § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13676-02-9

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