Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Apr 20, 2023||
referred to transportation
Senate Bill S6451
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-S6451 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-S6451 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6451 SPONSOR: KENNEDY TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law and the penal law, in relation to increasing penalties for violation of overtaking and passing a school bus and creating the crime of vehicular homicide in the third degree PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To increase the penalties for passing a stopped school bus. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Amends Subdivision c of section 1174 of the vehicle and traf- fic law to allow for additional penalties for an individual convicted of passing a stopped school bus. Section 2: Amends Paragraph k of subdivision 3 of section 510 of the vehicle and traffic law to paragraph 1 which provides for a sixty-day
2023-S6451 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6451 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E April 20, 2023 ___________ 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 and the penal law, in relation to increasing penalties for violation of overtaking and pass- ing a school bus and creating the crime of vehicular homicide in the third degree THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision (c) of section 1174 of the vehicle and traffic law, as amended by chapter 254 of the laws of 2002, is amended to read as follows: (c) Every person convicted of a violation of subdivision (a) of this section shall: for a first conviction thereof, be punished by a fine of not less than two hundred fifty dollars nor more than four hundred dollars or by imprisonment for not more than thirty days or by both such fine and imprisonment; for a conviction of a second violation, both of which were committed within a period of three years, such person shall be punished by a fine of not less than six hundred dollars nor more than seven hundred fifty dollars or by imprisonment for not more than one hundred eighty days or by both such fine and imprisonment; upon a conviction of a third or subsequent violation, all of which were commit- ted within a period of three years, such person shall be punished by a fine of not less than seven hundred fifty dollars nor more than [one] TWO thousand dollars or by imprisonment for not more than [one hundred eighty days] ONE YEAR or by both such fine and imprisonment. § 2. Paragraph k of subdivision 3 of section 510 of the vehicle and traffic law, as amended by chapter 124 of the laws of 1992, is amended and a new paragraph l is added to read as follows: k. for a period of up to ninety days because of the conviction of the holder of the offenses of menacing as defined in section 120.15 of the penal law, where such offense was committed against a traffic enforce- EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD07685-01-3
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