senate Bill S7053A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

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

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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
referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 09, 2021 ordered to third reading cal.1708
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 07, 2021 print number 7053a
Jun 07, 2021 amend and recommit to transportation
May 26, 2021 referred to transportation

S7053 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7874
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§226, 514, 510 & 1802, V & T L

S7053 - 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.

S7053 - Sponsor Memo

S7053 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7053
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               May 26, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. KENNEDY -- 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  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.

S7053A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7874
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§226, 514, 510 & 1802, V & T L

S7053A (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.

S7053A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7053A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  7053--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               May 26, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. KENNEDY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation --  commit-
   tee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recom-
   mitted 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-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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