senate Bill S9163

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Increases fines for leaving scene of an accident without reporting

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Current Bill Status Via A3964 - 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
Aug 12, 2022 signed chap.497
Aug 05, 2022 delivered to governor
Jun 01, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1709
substituted for s9163
Jun 01, 2022 substituted by a3964
May 31, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.1709
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 11, 2022 referred to transportation

S9163 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3964
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §600, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A1342
2011-2012: A1171
2013-2014: A1257
2015-2016: A4638
2017-2018: A6164
2019-2020: A3570

S9163 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Increases fines for leaving scene of an accident without reporting.

S9163 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S9163 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9163
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               May 11, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sen. GOUNARDES -- 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 increasing
   penalties for leaving the scene of an accident without reporting
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section  1. Paragraph c of subdivision 2 of section 600 of the vehicle
 and traffic law, as amended by section 4 of part AAA of  chapter  59  of
 the laws of 2017, is amended to read as follows:
   c.  A  violation  of the provisions of paragraph a of this subdivision
 resulting solely from the failure of an operator to exhibit his  or  her
 license  and  insurance  identification card for the vehicle or exchange
 the information required in such paragraph shall constitute  a  class  B
 misdemeanor  punishable by a fine of not less than two hundred fifty nor
 more than five hundred  dollars  in  addition  to  any  other  penalties
 provided  by law. Any subsequent such violation shall constitute a class
 A misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not less  than  five  hundred  nor
 more  than  one  thousand  dollars  in  addition  to any other penalties
 provided by law. Any violation of the provisions of paragraph a of  this
 subdivision,  other  than for the mere failure of an operator to exhibit
 his or her license and insurance identification card for such vehicle or
 exchange the information required in such paragraph, shall constitute  a
 class  A  misdemeanor,  punishable  by  a  fine  of  not less than [five
 hundred] SEVEN HUNDRED FIFTY dollars nor more than one thousand  dollars
 in  addition  to any other penalties provided by law. Any such violation
 committed by a person after such person has previously been convicted of
 such a violation shall constitute a class E felony, punishable by a fine
 of not less than one thousand nor more than [two] THREE  thousand  [five
 hundred] dollars in addition to any other penalties provided by law. Any
 violation  of  the  provisions of paragraph a of this subdivision, other
 than for the mere failure of an operator to exhibit his or  her  license
 and  insurance  identification  card  for  such  vehicle or exchange the
 information required  in  such  paragraph,  where  the  personal  injury
 involved  (i)  results in serious physical injury, as defined in section
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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