assembly Bill A7874A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the suspension of a license to drive a motor vehicle or motorcycle

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Current Bill Status Via S7053 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 10, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.734
substituted for a7874a
Jun 10, 2021 substituted by s7053a
Jun 09, 2021 ordered to third reading rules cal.734
rules report cal.734
reported
reported referred to rules
Jun 08, 2021 reference changed to codes
Jun 06, 2021 print number 7874a
Jun 06, 2021 amend and recommit to transportation
May 28, 2021 referred to transportation

A7874 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7053
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§226, 514, 510 & 1802, V & T L

A7874 - Summary

Relates to the suspension of a license to drive a motor vehicle or motorcycle; provides that such license suspension can be lifted if the individual enters into an installment payment plan to pay fines.

A7874 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7874
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               May 28, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. HUNTER -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Transportation
 
 AN  ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to the suspen-
   sion of a license to drive a motor vehicle or motorcycle
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section  1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 3 of section 226 of the vehi-
 cle and traffic law, as amended by section 6 of part J of chapter 62  of
 the laws of 2003, is amended to read as follows:
   (a)  If the person charged with the violation shall fail to answer the
 summons as provided herein, the commissioner may suspend  such  person's
 license  or  driving privilege or, if the charge involves a violation of
 section three hundred eighty-five, section four hundred one  or  section
 five  hundred  eleven-a  of this chapter by a registrant who was not the
 operator of the vehicle, the registration of such vehicle or the  privi-
 lege  of  operation of any motor vehicle owned by such registrant may be
 suspended, until such person shall answer as provided in subdivision two
 of this section, OR HAS PAID OR ENTERED INTO AN INSTALLMENT PAYMENT PLAN
 TO PAY THE FINE ASSOCIATED WITH A CONVICTION ENTERED AS A RESULT OF  THE
 FAILURE TO APPEAR IN RESPONSE TO SUCH SUMMONS, OR THE DEFENDANT HAS BEEN
 ACQUITTED  OF  THE  CHARGE THAT LED TO THE SUSPENSION OR SUCH CHARGE WAS
 OTHERWISE DISMISSED.  If a person shall fail to  appear  at  a  hearing,
 when  such  is  provided  for  pursuant  to  this section, such person's
 license, or registration or privilege of operating or of  operation,  as
 appropriate,  may  be suspended pending appearance at a subsequent hear-
 ing, or the disposition of the charges involved. Any suspension  permit-
 ted  by  this subdivision, if already in effect, may be terminated or if
 not yet in effect, may be withdrawn or withheld, prior to  the  disposi-
 tion  of the charges involved if such person shall appear and post secu-
 rity in the amount of forty dollars to guarantee his or  her  appearance
 at  any  required hearing. The security posted pursuant to this subdivi-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

A7874A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7053
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§226, 514, 510 & 1802, V & T L

A7874A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the suspension of a license to drive a motor vehicle or motorcycle; provides that such license suspension can be lifted if the individual enters into an installment payment plan to pay fines.

A7874A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  7874--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               May 28, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. HUNTER -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on  Transportation  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended, ordered
   reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to the  suspen-
   sion of a license to drive a motor vehicle or motorcycle

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1.  Paragraph (a) of subdivision 3 of section 226 of the vehi-
 cle and traffic law, as amended by chapter 76 of the laws  of  2021,  is
 amended to read as follows:
   (a)  If the person charged with the violation shall fail to answer the
 summons as provided herein, the commissioner may suspend  such  person's
 license  or  driving privilege or, if the charge involves a violation of
 section three hundred eighty-five, section four hundred one  or  section
 five  hundred  eleven-a  of this chapter by a registrant who was not the
 operator of the vehicle, the registration of such vehicle or the  privi-
 lege  of  operation of any motor vehicle owned by such registrant may be
 suspended, until such person shall answer as provided in subdivision two
 of this section, or has paid OR HAS ENTERED INTO AN INSTALLMENT  PAYMENT
 PLAN TO PAY the fine associated with a conviction entered as a result of
 the  failure to appear in response to such summons, or the defendant has
 been acquitted of the charge that led to the suspension or  such  charge
 was  otherwise dismissed. If a person shall fail to appear at a hearing,
 when such is provided  for  pursuant  to  this  section,  such  person's
 license,  or  registration or privilege of operating or of operation, as
 appropriate, may be suspended pending appearance at a  subsequent  hear-
 ing,  or the disposition of the charges involved. Any suspension permit-
 ted by this subdivision, if already in effect, may be terminated  or  if
 not  yet  in effect, may be withdrawn or withheld, prior to the disposi-
 tion of the charges involved if such person shall appear and post  secu-
 rity  in  the amount of forty dollars to guarantee his or her appearance
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.