senate Bill S2827

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing a sex trafficking awareness and prevention program

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

Your Voice

do you support this bill?

Please enter your contact information

Home address is used to determine the senate district in which you reside. Your support or opposition to this bill is then shared immediately with the senator who represents you.

Optional services from the NY State Senate:

Create an account. An account allows you to officially support or oppose key legislation, sign petitions with a single click, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.

Include a custom message for your Senator? (Optional)

Enter a message to your senator. Many New Yorkers use this to share the reasoning behind their support or opposition to the bill. Others might share a personal anecdote about how the bill would affect them or people they care about.

Actions

view actions (1)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 25, 2021 referred to transportation

Co-Sponsors

S2827 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §224-b, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S8535
2019-2020: S1296

S2827 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the commissioner of DMV to establish a sex trafficking awareness and prevention program to provide education and awareness literature and educational materials to all drivers with a commercial motor vehicle license.

S2827 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2827 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2827
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 25, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. SERINO, BIAGGI, GALLIVAN -- read twice and ordered
   printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Trans-
   portation
 
 AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to establishing
   a sex trafficking awareness and prevention program

   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 224-b to read as follows:
   § 224-B. SEX TRAFFICKING AWARENESS AND PREVENTION PROGRAM. THE COMMIS-
 SIONER, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF THE DIVISION OF CRIMINAL
 JUSTICE   SERVICES AND THE COMMISSIONER OF TRANSPORTATION, SHALL DEVELOP
 A SEX TRAFFICKING PREVENTION PROGRAM. THE SEX TRAFFICKING AWARENESS  AND
 PREVENTION  PROGRAM  SHALL  BE  ESTABLISHED FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING
 EDUCATION AND AWARENESS FOR THE PREVENTION OF SEX  TRAFFICKING  IN  THIS
 STATE.  WITHIN AMOUNTS APPROPRIATED, THE PROGRAM SHALL PROVIDE EDUCATION
 AND AWARENESS LITERATURE AND EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS TO ALL DRIVERS WITH A
 COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLE LICENSE AS  DEFINED  IN  SECTION  FIVE  HUNDRED
 ONE-A  OF  THIS CHAPTER. THE MATERIALS SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED
 TO, WARNING SIGNS OF POTENTIAL SEX TRAFFICKING AND ENTITIES  TO  WHOM  A
 DRIVER MAY REPORT SUSPECTED ACTIVITY THAT MIGHT CONSTITUTE SEX TRAFFICK-
 ING.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD07310-01-1


Comments

Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.

By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.