|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2021||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S1220
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1220 (ACTIVE) - Details
S1220 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1220 SPONSOR: RITCHIE TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to the perma- nent disqualification of school bus drivers for failing a random alcohol or drug test PURPOSE: To protect the safety of school children and the motoring public. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: This bill provides for the permanent disqualification of school bus drivers who fail a random drug or alcohol test administered according to federal rules and regulations, if such drivers have, in the preceding five years, failed a previous random drug or alcohol test, or refused to submit to a chemical test, or been convicted of DWI or DWAI.
S1220 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1220 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 8, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. RITCHIE -- 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 the perma- nent disqualification of school bus drivers for failing a random alco- hol or drug test THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section 509-cc of the vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding a new subparagraph (iv) to read as follows: (IV) WAS FOUND TO HAVE .04 OF ONE PER CENTUM OR MORE BY WEIGHT OF ALCOHOL IN SUCH PERSON'S BLOOD OR A POSITIVE TEST FOR A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE AS SHOWN BY A RANDOM ALCOHOL AND CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES TEST ADMINISTERED IN ACCORDANCE WITH PART 382 OF TITLE 49 OF THE CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS, AS SUCH REGULATIONS MAY, FROM TIME TO TIME, BE AMENDED; AND (1) SUCH PERSON WAS FOUND WITHIN THE PRECEDING FIVE YEARS TO HAVE .04 OF ONE PER CENTUM OR MORE BY WEIGHT OF ALCOHOL IN SUCH PERSON'S BLOOD OR A POSITIVE TEST FOR A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE AS SHOWN BY A RANDOM ALCOHOL AND CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES TEST ADMINISTERED IN ACCORDANCE WITH PART 382 OF TITLE 49 OF THE CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS, AS SUCH REGULATIONS MAY, FROM TIME TO TIME, BE AMENDED; OR (2) SUCH PERSON HAS HAD A PRIOR REVOCATION OF THEIR DRIVER'S LICENSE RESULTING FROM REFUSAL TO SUBMIT TO A CHEMICAL TEST PURSUANT TO SUBDIVI- SION TWO OF SECTION ELEVEN HUNDRED NINETY-FOUR OF THIS CHAPTER WITHIN THE PRECEDING FIVE YEARS; OR (3) SUCH PERSON HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF A VIOLATION OF ANY SUBDIVISION OF SECTION ELEVEN HUNDRED NINETY-TWO OF THIS CHAPTER NOT ARISING FROM THE SAME INCIDENT, WITHIN THE PRECEDING FIVE YEARS. PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THE COMMISSIONER MAY WAIVE SUCH DISQUALIFICATION AS PROVIDED FOR IN THIS EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD04512-01-1
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