senate Bill S7296

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to leaving the scene of an accident involving an electric scooter or bicycle with an electric assist system without reporting in the first and second degrees

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Jul 19, 2021 referred to rules

S7296 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1287, 1288, 1240 & 1241, V & T L

S7296 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Increases the penalties for leaving the scene of an accident involving an electric scooter without reporting in the second degree and leaving the scene of an accident involving an electric scooter without reporting in the first degree; provides increased penalties for leaving the scene of an accident involving a wheeled non-motorized means of conveyance without reporting in the first and second degrees when the vehicle involved is a bicycle with an electric assist system.

S7296 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7296 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7296
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               July 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. KRUEGER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation  to  increasing
   the  penalties for leaving the scene of an accident involving an elec-
   tric scooter without reporting in the second degree  and  leaving  the
   scene  of  an accident involving an electric scooter without reporting
   in the first degree and providing increased penalties for leaving  the
   scene  of  an  accident  involving  a  wheeled  non-motorized means of
   conveyance without reporting in the first and second degrees when  the
   vehicle involved is a bicycle with an electric assist system
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 1287 of the  vehicle  and  traffic
 law,  as  added  by  section  10 of part XX of chapter 58 of the laws of
 2020, is amended to read as follows:
   2. Leaving the scene of an  incident  involving  an  electric  scooter
 without  reporting  in the second degree is a [violation] CLASS A MISDE-
 MEANOR.
   § 2. Subdivision 2 of section 1288 of the vehicle and traffic law,  as
 added  by  section  10  of part XX of chapter 58 of the laws of 2020, is
 amended to read as follows:
   2. Leaving the scene of an  incident  involving  an  electric  scooter
 without reporting in the first degree is a class [B misdemeanor] E FELO-
 NY.
   §  3. Section 1240 of the vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding
 a new subdivision 3 to read as follows:
   3. NOTWITHSTANDING SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION, LEAVING THE  SCENE
 OF  AN INCIDENT INVOLVING A BICYCLE WITH ELECTRIC ASSIST WITHOUT REPORT-
 ING IN THE SECOND DEGREE IS A CLASS A MISDEMEANOR.
   § 4. Section 1241 of the vehicle and traffic law is amended by  adding
 a new subdivision 3 to read as follows:

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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