Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022||
referred to transportation
|Mar 25, 2021||
referred to transportation
Senate Bill S5989
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-S5989 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-S5989 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5989 SPONSOR: LANZA TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to prohibiting municipalities from transferring primary investigating authority of vehicle collisions that result in serious injury or death to a non-law enforcement agency PURPOSE: Prohibits municipalities from transferring primary investigating author- ity of vehicle collisions that result in serious injury or death to a non-law enforcement agency SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends the opening paragraph of subdivision 1 of section 603a of the vehicle and traffic law, as amended by chapter 489 of the laws of 2017, to restrict municipalities from transferring primary investigating
2021-S5989 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5989 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E March 25, 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 prohibiting municipalities from transferring primary investigating authority of vehicle collisions that result in serious injury or death to a non-law enforcement agency THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The opening paragraph of subdivision 1 of section 603-a of the vehicle and traffic law, as amended by chapter 489 of the laws of 2017, is amended to read as follows: In addition to the requirements of section six hundred three of this article, whenever a motor vehicle accident results in serious physical injury or death to a person, [and such accident either is discovered by a police officer, or reported to a police officer within five days after such accident occurred,] the police shall conduct an investigation of such accident. NO MUNICIPALITY SHALL TRANSFER SUCH PRIMARY INVESTIGAT- ING AUTHORITY TO A NON-LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD09598-01-1
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