Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022
referred to transportation
|Mar 12, 2021
referred to transportation
Senate Bill S5618
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-S5618 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-S5618 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5618 SPONSOR: LANZA TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to doubling the fines for traffic infractions and traffic misdemeanors committed in school traffic control zones PURPOSE: Provides that the fines for traffic infractions and traffic misdemeanors committed in a school traffic control zone are doubled. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section one adds sections 1800-a and 1801-a to the vehicle and traffic law. Section two is the effective date. JUSTIFICATION:
2021-S5618 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5618 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E March 12, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. LANZA -- 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 doubling the fines for traffic infractions and traffic misdemeanors committed in school traffic control zones 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 two new sections 1800-a and 1801-a to read as follows: § 1800-A. SCHOOL TRAFFIC CONTROL ZONE; TRAFFIC INFRACTIONS. NOTWITH- STANDING THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION EIGHTEEN HUNDRED OF THIS ARTICLE AND ANY RULE OR REGULATION TO THE CONTRARY, THAT PART OF ANY HIGHWAY ADJA- CENT TO A SCHOOL WHERE MAXIMUM SCHOOL SPEED LIMITS HAVE BEEN ESTAB- LISHED, SHALL ALSO BE DESIGNATED A SCHOOL TRAFFIC CONTROL ZONE AND SHALL BE CLEARLY MARKED WITH THE PLACEMENT OF EITHER A TRAFFIC LIGHT OR STOP SIGN AT EVERY INTERSECTION OR CORNER IMMEDIATELY SURROUNDING A SCHOOL SAFETY ZONE WITHIN SUCH SCHOOL ZONE. ALL FINES FOR TRAFFIC INFRACTIONS PURSUANT TO THIS CHAPTER WHICH ARE COMMITTED IN A SCHOOL TRAFFIC CONTROL ZONE SHALL BE DOUBLE THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT OTHERWISE SET OUT IN THIS CHAP- TER FOR SUCH INFRACTIONS. § 1801-A. SCHOOL TRAFFIC CONTROL ZONE; MISDEMEANORS. NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION EIGHTEEN HUNDRED ONE OF THIS ARTICLE AND ANY RULE OR REGULATION TO THE CONTRARY, ALL FINES FOR MISDEMEANOR CONVICTIONS PURSUANT TO THIS CHAPTER, WHICH ARE COMMITTED IN A SCHOOL TRAFFIC CONTROL ZONE, AS DESIGNATED PURSUANT TO SECTION EIGHTEEN HUNDRED-A OF THIS ARTICLE, SHALL BE DOUBLE THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT OTHERWISE SET OUT IN THIS CHAPTER FOR SUCH MISDEMEANOR CONVICTIONS. § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition, amendment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implementation of this act on its effective date are authorized to be made and completed on or before such effective date. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
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