senate Bill S4661

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the comprehensive school bus driver safety training program

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Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 29, 2021 signed chap.536
Oct 22, 2021 delivered to governor
Jun 03, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.373
substituted for a7330
May 20, 2021 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 10, 2021 advanced to third reading
May 05, 2021 2nd report cal.
May 04, 2021 1st report cal.909
Mar 23, 2021 reported and committed to finance
Feb 08, 2021 referred to transportation

Votes

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May 4, 2021 - Finance committee Vote

S4661
23
0
committee
23
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mar 23, 2021 - Transportation committee Vote

S4661
13
0
committee
13
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Transportation Committee Vote: Mar 23, 2021

S4661 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7330
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §223-a, amd §1809, V & T L; amd §3650, Ed L; add §89-j, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S1244
2011-2012: S5741
2013-2014: S2843
2015-2016: S1239
2017-2018: S3276
2019-2020: S4385

S4661 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the transfer of a portion of fines issued for illegally passing a school bus to the comprehensive school bus driver safety training program for the study and promotion of issues involving school bus safety; establishes a school bus motorist education fund.

S4661 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4661 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4661
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 8, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- 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 and the  education  law,  in
   relation to the illegal passing of school buses and to amend the state
   finance  law,  in  relation  to  establishing  the school bus motorist
   education fund
 
   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 a new
 section 223-a to read as follows:
   § 223-A. SCHOOL  BUS  MOTORIST  EDUCATION  PROGRAM.  THE  COMMISSIONER
 SHALL,  IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE GOVERNOR'S TRAFFIC SAFETY COMMITTEE, THE
 DEPARTMENTS OF EDUCATION  AND  TRANSPORTATION,  THE  DIVISION  OF  STATE
 POLICE,  AND  THE  STATE COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL BUS DRIVER SAFETY TRAINING
 COUNCIL, DESIGN AND IMPLEMENT A  PUBLIC  EDUCATION  PROGRAM  TO  EDUCATE
 MOTORISTS OF THE DANGERS OF PASSING A SCHOOL BUS IN VIOLATION OF SECTION
 ELEVEN  HUNDRED  SEVENTY-FOUR  OF  THIS CHAPTER, TO REDUCE THE NUMBER OF
 SUCH INCIDENTS, AND TO PROMOTE SCHOOL BUS SAFETY.
   § 2. Subdivision 3 of section 1809 of the vehicle and traffic law,  as
 amended  by  chapter  309  of  the  laws  of 1996, is amended to read as
 follows:
   3. The mandatory surcharge provided for in  subdivision  one  of  this
 section shall be paid to the clerk of the court or administrative tribu-
 nal that rendered the conviction. Within the first ten days of the month
 following collection of the mandatory surcharge the collecting authority
 shall  determine  the amount of mandatory surcharge collected and, if it
 is an administrative tribunal or a town or  village  justice  court,  it
 shall  pay  such  money  to the state comptroller who shall deposit such
 money in the state treasury pursuant to section one  hundred  twenty-one
 of  the  state  finance law to the credit of the general fund; PROVIDED,
 HOWEVER, THAT THE COMPTROLLER SHALL DEPOSIT  SUCH  MONEY  COLLECTED  FOR
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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