assembly Bill A10686

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Authorizes NYC to impose a fee on motor vehicles from states which do not cooperate with the enforcement of certain traffic laws

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Sep 09, 2022 referred to transportation

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A10686 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §516-c, V & T L

A10686 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the imposition of a fifty dollar fee on vehicles entering NYC which are registered in states which do not cooperate with New York in the enforcement of traffic infractions through the use of photo-monitoring devices or signal monitoring systems.

A10686 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   10686
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             September 9, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Dinowitz) --
   read once and referred to the Committee on Transportation
 
 AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to fees charged
   to certain motorists
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. The vehicle and traffic law is  amended  by  adding  a  new
 section 516-c to read as follows:
   §  516-C.  NON-COOPERATION  FEES.  THE  NEW  YORK CITY COMMISSIONER OF
 TRANSPORTATION IS AUTHORIZED TO IMPOSE A FEE OF  FIFTY  DOLLARS  ON  ANY
 VEHICLE  ENTERING  THE  CITY  OF NEW YORK WHICH DISPLAYS A LICENSE PLATE
 FROM A STATE WHICH DOES NOT PROVIDE  OR  EXCHANGE  REASONABLY  NECESSARY
 INFORMATION RELATED TO DRIVERS LICENSED BY SUCH STATE FOR THE PURPOSE OF
 PERMITTING THE IMPOSITION OF FINES OR PENALTIES FOR TRAFFIC INFRACTIONS,
 INCLUDING  LIABILITY IMPOSED THROUGH THE USE OF A TRAFFIC CONTROL SIGNAL
 MONITORING SYSTEM, A SPEED  CONTROL  DEVICE  OR  OTHER  PHOTO-MONITORING
 SYSTEM  AUTHORIZED  FOR  USE  IN  SUCH  CITY  TO ENFORCE CERTAIN TRAFFIC
 INFRACTIONS.
   2. THE NEW YORK CITY  DEPARTMENT  OF  TRANSPORTATION  SHALL  DETERMINE
 WHICH STATES' VEHICLES ARE SUBJECT TO THE FEE AUTHORIZED BY THIS SECTION
 AND MAY CONSTRUCT, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN FACILITIES AND EQUIPMENT FOR THE
 IDENTIFICATION OF SUCH VEHICLES AND THE COLLECTION OF SUCH FEE.
   3.  A.  THE FEE MAY BE PAID BY THE OPERATOR OF THE VEHICLE IN CASH, OR
 BY DEBIT OR CREDIT CARD. IF THE OPERATOR OF THE VEHICLE IS UNABLE TO PAY
 THE FEE AT THE POINT OF COLLECTION, THE OPERATOR SHALL PROVIDE  INFORMA-
 TION  TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION STAFF INCLUDING THE OPERATOR'S
 NAME, ADDRESS AND TELEPHONE NUMBER AND THE VEHICLE LICENSE PLATE  NUMBER
 SO THAT THE DEPARTMENT MAY BILL THE OPERATOR OF THE VEHICLE FOR THE FEE.
   B. THE COMMISSIONER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION OF THE CITY OF
 NEW  YORK SHALL, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF FINANCE AND ANY
 OTHER CITY AGENCY, ENTER INTO AT LEAST ONE AGREEMENT  WITH  A  FINANCING
 AGENCY  OR  CARD ISSUER TO PROVIDE FOR THE ACCEPTANCE BY THE CITY OF NEW
 YORK OF CREDIT CARDS AS AN ALTERNATE MEANS OF PAYMENT OF THE FEE.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD16197-03-2