assembly Bill A4223

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to increasing the penalty for certain traffic violations when such violations arise out of the same incident as a conviction for failure to move over and when such violations occurred in a work zone

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Apr 25, 2022 held for consideration in transportation
Jan 05, 2022 referred to transportation
Feb 01, 2021 referred to transportation

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A4223 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1225-c & 1225-d, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A10080

A4223 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Doubles the penalties for use of mobile telephones and use of portable electronic devices when such violations arise out of the same incident as a conviction for failure to move over and when such violations occurred in a work zone.

A4223 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4223
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 1, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. TAGUE, MORINELLO, DeSTEFANO -- Multi-Sponsored by
   --  M.  of  A.    TAYLOR -- read once and referred to the Committee on
   Transportation
 
 AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation  to  increasing
   the  penalty for certain traffic violations when such violations arise
   out of the same incident as a conviction for failure to move over  and
   when such violations occurred in a work zone
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 1225-c of the vehicle and  traffic
 law,  as  amended  by  section  6 of part B of chapter 55 of the laws of
 2014, is amended to read as follows:
   4. (A) A violation of subdivision two of this section shall be a traf-
 fic infraction and shall be punishable by a fine of not less than  fifty
 dollars  nor  more  than  two hundred dollars upon conviction of a first
 violation; upon conviction of a second violation,  both  of  which  were
 committed  within  a  period of eighteen months, such violation shall be
 punished by a fine of not less than fifty  dollars  nor  more  than  two
 hundred  fifty  dollars;  upon  conviction  of  a  third  or  subsequent
 violation, all of which were  committed  within  a  period  of  eighteen
 months,  such  violation  shall  be  punished by a fine of not less than
 fifty dollars nor more than four hundred fifty dollars.
   (B) NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF PARAGRAPH (A) OF  THIS  SUBDIVI-
 SION  A  VIOLATION OF SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION ARISING OUT OF THE
 SAME INCIDENT AS A CONVICTION FOR A VIOLATION OF SECTION ELEVEN  HUNDRED
 FORTY-FOUR-A  OF  THIS  TITLE SHALL BE A TRAFFIC INFRACTION AND SHALL BE
 PUNISHABLE BY A FINE OF NOT LESS THAN ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS NOR MORE  THAN
 FOUR  HUNDRED  DOLLARS  UPON  CONVICTION  OF  A  FIRST  VIOLATION;  UPON
 CONVICTION OF A SECOND VIOLATION, BOTH OF WHICH WERE COMMITTED WITHIN  A
 PERIOD OF EIGHTEEN MONTHS, SUCH VIOLATION SHALL BE PUNISHED BY A FINE OF
 NOT  LESS  THAN  ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS NOR MORE THAN FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS;
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.