senate Bill S1693

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to leaving the scene of an incident without reporting

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Actions

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 10, 2022 reported and committed to codes
Jan 05, 2022 referred to transportation
May 19, 2021 reported and committed to codes
Jan 14, 2021 referred to transportation

Votes

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May 10, 2022 - Transportation committee Vote

S1693
12
0
committee
12
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Transportation Committee Vote: May 10, 2022

aye wr (1)

May 19, 2021 - Transportation committee Vote

S1693
12
0
committee
12
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Transportation Committee Vote: May 19, 2021

aye wr (1)

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S1693 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7351
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §600, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S7866
2013-2014: S1698
2015-2016: S405
2017-2018: S3393
2019-2020: S857

S1693 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts "Alix's law"; relates to leaving the scene of an incident without reporting it; relates to operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

S1693 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1693 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1693
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 14, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. GALLIVAN, ADDABBO -- 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 leaving the
   scene of an incident without reporting
 
   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 "Alix's Law".
   §  2. Paragraph a of subdivision 1 and paragraph a of subdivision 2 of
 section 600 of the vehicle and traffic law, as amended by section  4  of
 part  AAA  of  chapter  59  of  the laws of 2017, are amended to read as
 follows:
   a. Any person operating a motor vehicle who, knowing or  having  cause
 to  know  that  THE  MOTOR  VEHICLE  OPERATED BY SUCH PERSON HAS COME IN
 CONTACT WITH A PERSON, REAL PROPERTY OR PERSONAL PROPERTY, HAS A DUTY TO
 PERFORM A REASONABLE AND GOOD FAITH INVESTIGATION OF THE INCIDENT AND IF
 AS A RESULT OF SUCH INVESTIGATION SUCH PERSON KNOWS  OR  HAS  REASON  TO
 KNOW THAT damage has been caused to the real property or to the personal
 property, not including animals, of another, due to [an incident involv-
 ing]  THE  CONTACT  OF  the  motor vehicle operated by such person, SUCH
 PERSON shall, before leaving the place where the damage occurred,  stop,
 exhibit  his  or  her license and insurance identification card for such
 vehicle, when such card is required pursuant to articles six  and  eight
 of  this  chapter, and give his or her name, residence, including street
 and number, insurance carrier and insurance  identification  information
 including  but  not  limited  to  the number and effective dates of said
 individual's insurance policy, and license number to the party  sustain-
 ing the damage, or in case the person sustaining the damage is not pres-
 ent  at  the place where the damage occurred then he or she shall report
 the same as soon as physically able to the nearest  police  station,  or
 judicial  officer.  A  PERSON  OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE IN VIOLATION OF
 SECTION ELEVEN HUNDRED  NINETY-TWO  OF  THIS  CHAPTER,  THAT  CAME  INTO
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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