Senate Bill S4274

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Creates the teen driver safety commission

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

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2023-S4274 (ACTIVE) - Details

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Commissions
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S1818
2011-2012: S3546
2013-2014: S4143
2015-2016: S3725
2017-2018: S2632
2019-2020: S367
2021-2022: S5241

2023-S4274 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates the teen driver safety commission consisting of 12 members; requires the commission to study, examine and review the issue of teen driver safety; requires the commission to report its findings, conclusions and recommendations.

2023-S4274 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2023-S4274 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4274
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 7, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance
 
 AN ACT to establish the teen driver safety commission and providing  for
   its powers and duties; and providing for the repeal of such provisions
   upon the expiration thereof

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Legislative declaration. The legislature hereby  finds  and
 declares:  (a) that motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death
 for  teens;  (b) the risk of motor vehicle crashes is higher among 16 to
 19 year olds than among any other age group; and  (c)  the  presence  of
 teen  passengers  increases the crash risk of unsupervised teen drivers.
 The legislature therefore finds and declares that a teen  driver  safety
 commission shall be established pursuant to this act.
   § 2. Teen driver safety commission. 1. The commission shall consist of
 twelve  members. Four of the members shall be appointed by the governor,
 of which one shall be from the department of motor  vehicles.  Three  of
 the members shall be appointed by the temporary president of the senate.
 Three  of the members shall be appointed by the speaker of the assembly.
 One member shall be appointed by the minority leader of the senate.  One
 member  shall  be  appointed by the minority leader of the assembly. All
 appointments shall be made within thirty days of the effective  date  of
 this act.
   2.  The commission shall, within twenty days following the appointment
 of all its members, elect a chairperson from among such members.
   3. The commission shall study, examine and review the  issue  of  teen
 driver safety.  In conducting its study, the commission shall:
   (a)  study  and  evaluate the availability and effectiveness of driver
 education and training programs in the state, as well as a selection  of
 driver  education  and  training  programs offered throughout the United
 States;

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD08566-01-3
              

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