1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Vehicle & Traffic
  4. Title 9: Penalties and Disposition of Fines and Forfeitures
  5. Article 45: Penalties and Disposition of Fines and Forfeitures


Section 1809-D Mandatory surcharge for violation of maximum speed limits in highway construction or maintenance work areas

Vehicle & Traffic (VAT)

Mandatory surcharge for violation of maximum speed limits in highway construction or maintenance work areas. 1. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, whenever proceedings in an administrative tribunal or court result in a finding of liability or conviction for a violation of paragraph two of subdivision (d) or subdivision (f) of section eleven hundred eighty of this chapter or any other statute, local law, ordinance or rule involving the maximum speed limits in highway construction or maintenance work areas, there shall be levied a mandatory surcharge in addition to any other sentence, fine or penalty otherwise permitted or required, in the amount of fifty dollars. Such surcharge shall not be deemed a monetary penalty for the purposes of section two hundred thirty-seven of this chapter or section 19-203 of the administrative code of the city of New York.

  2. The mandatory surcharge provided for in subdivision one of this section shall be paid to the clerk of the court or administrative tribunal that made the determination of liability. Within the first ten days of the month next succeeding the collection of such surcharge, the collecting authority shall pay such money to the state comptroller to be deposited in the highway construction and maintenance safety education fund established by section ninety-nine-n of the state finance law.