assembly Bill A6211

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Prohibits municipalities from transferring primary investigating authority of vehicle collisions that result in serious injury or death to a non-law enforcement agency

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to transportation
Mar 10, 2021 referred to transportation

A6211 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5989
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §603-a, V & T L

A6211 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits municipalities from transferring primary investigating authority of vehicle collisions that result in serious injury or death from the police to a non-law enforcement agency.

A6211 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                   6211
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 10, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. REILLY -- read once and referred 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