Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022
referred to transportation
|Jan 30, 2021
referred to transportation
Senate Bill S3534
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-S3534 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-S3534 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S3534 SPONSOR: KENNEDY TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law and the penal law, in relation to enacting the "vehicular violence accountability act" SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one names the bill as the "vehicular violence accountability act" Section two creates a new article 126 to the penal law, establishing a new Section 126 regarding new definitions, a new Section 126.05 creating the crime of serious physical injury by vehicle, a new Section 126.10 creating the crime of aggravated serious physical injury by vehicle, a new Section 126.15 creating the crime of death by vehicle, and a new Section 126.20 creating the crime of aggravated death by vehicle. Section three sets the effective date as the first of November next succeeding the date on which it shall have become law.
2021-S3534 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3534 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 30, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sens. KENNEDY, HOYLMAN -- 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 and the penal law, in relation to enacting the "vehicular violence accountability act" THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "vehicular violence accountability act". § 2. Subparagraph (i) of paragraph (a) and paragraphs (b) and (d) of subdivision 4 of section 502 of the vehicle and traffic law, as amended by chapter 513 of the laws of 2019, are amended and a new paragraph (c-5) is added to read as follows: (i) Upon submission of an application for a driver's license, the applicant shall be required to take and pass a test, or submit evidence of passage of a test, with respect to the laws relating to traffic, the laws relating to driving while ability is impaired and while intoxicat- ed, under the overpowering influence of "Road Rage", "Work Zone Safety" awareness and "Motorcycle Safety" awareness as defined by the commis- sioner, "School Bus Safety" awareness, THE LAWS RELATING TO VEHICULAR VIOLENCE, the law relating to exercising due care to avoid colliding with a parked, stopped or standing authorized emergency vehicle or hazard vehicle pursuant to section eleven hundred forty-four-a of this chapter, the ability to read and comprehend traffic signs and symbols and such other matters as the commissioner may prescribe, and to satis- factorily complete a course prescribed by the commissioner of not less than four hours and not more than five hours, consisting of classroom driver training and highway safety instruction or the equivalent there- of. Such test shall include at least seven written questions concerning the effects of consumption of alcohol or drugs on the ability of a person to operate a motor vehicle and the legal and financial conse- quences resulting from violations of section eleven hundred ninety-two EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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