assembly Bill A3228

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Imposes higher civil penalties upon motor carriers who fail to report to the commissioner of motor vehicles certain disqualifying violations by bus drivers

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Jan 05, 2022 referred to transportation
Jan 22, 2021 referred to transportation

A3228 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2925
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §509-j, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A8841, S6953
2019-2020: A2039, S3557

A3228 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the commissioner of motor vehicles to impose higher civil penalties upon motor carriers who fail to report to the commissioner of motor vehicles certain disqualifying violations by bus drivers employed by such carrier.

A3228 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3228
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 22, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. KIM -- read once and referred to the Committee on
   Transportation
 
 AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to civil penal-
   ties imposed upon motor carriers for failure to comply with provisions
   relating to bus drivers
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision (e) of section 509-j of the vehicle and traffic
 law, as amended by chapter 424 of the laws of 2000, is amended  to  read
 as follows:
   (e)  The commissioner or any person deputized by the commissioner, may
 require any motor carrier to pay to the people of  this  state  a  civil
 penalty,  if after the motor carrier has had an opportunity to be heard,
 the commissioner finds that the motor carrier has violated any provision
 of this article or regulations promulgated [therein]  PURSUANT  THERETO,
 or has made any false statement or misrepresentation on any affidavit of
 compliance  filed with the commissioner or with respect to violations of
 paragraphs (i) and (ii) of subdivision one, paragraphs (a)  and  (b)  of
 subdivision  two,  and subdivisions three, four and five of section five
 hundred nine-d, section five hundred nine-g, section five hundred nine-h
 and subdivision two of section five hundred nine-l of this  article  the
 commissioner  may  in  lieu of or in addition to a civil penalty suspend
 all of a motor carrier's registrations.
   (1) Any civil penalty assessed for a first violation shall not be less
 than five hundred dollars nor greater than  two  thousand  five  hundred
 dollars  for  each violation, false statement or representation found to
 have been made or committed, and for a second or  subsequent  violation,
 not arising out of the same incident, all of which were committed within
 a period of eighteen months, shall not be less than five hundred dollars
 nor  greater than five thousand dollars for each violation, false state-
 ment or representation found to have been made or committed.

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