assembly Bill A2981

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to food service in funeral establishments

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Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor


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

Actions

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 21, 2016 signed chap.101
Jul 13, 2016 delivered to governor
Jun 17, 2016 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1410
substituted for s817b
Jun 14, 2016 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jun 01, 2016 amended on third reading 2981b
Jan 06, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.136
returned to assembly
died in senate
Jun 03, 2015 recommitted to health
returned to senate
repassed assembly
May 18, 2015 amended on third reading 2981a
May 13, 2015 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to assembly
recalled from senate
Feb 25, 2015 referred to health
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Feb 19, 2015 advanced to third reading cal.32
Feb 10, 2015 reported
Jan 20, 2015 referred to health

Bill Amendments

A2981
A2981A
A2981B
A2981
A2981A
A2981B

A2981 - Bill Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S817
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3444, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A9950A, S7747B
2015-2016: A2981B

A2981 - Bill Texts

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Permits food service in funeral establishments subject to certain restrictions and qualifications.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  2981

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 20, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  GOTTFRIED  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to  food  service  in
  funeral establishments

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding  a  new  section
3444 to read as follows:
  S  3444.  FOOD SERVICE IN FUNERAL ESTABLISHMENTS. (A) A FUNERAL ESTAB-
LISHMENT MAY PROVIDE SPACE, FACILITIES, EQUIPMENT OR  SUPPLIES  FOR  THE
PREPARATION,  SALE,  SERVICE,  DISTRIBUTION  OR  CONSUMPTION  OF FOOD OR
BEVERAGES, IN THE NATURE  OF  INCIDENTAL  REFRESHMENTS  (SUCH  AS  BAKED
GOODS,  SANDWICHES, SNACKS, PLATTERS AND HOT TRAYS) OR THOSE REQUIRED BY
THE RELIGIOUS PRACTICES OF THE DECEASED PERSON OR THE DECEASED  PERSON'S
FAMILY,  IN  THE  FUNERAL  ESTABLISHMENT TO OR BY PERSONS IN THE FUNERAL
ESTABLISHMENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF ARRANGING FOR, ATTENDING OR PARTICIPAT-
ING IN THE CARE AND PREPARATION OF A  BODY  OF  A  DECEASED  PERSON  FOR
DISPOSITION,  MOURNING, A FUNERAL OR MEMORIAL CEREMONY OR SERVICE, OR AN
OPEN HOUSE OR SIMILAR COMMUNITY FUNCTION THAT IS RELATED TO THE BUSINESS
OF FUNERAL DIRECTING.
  (B) ACTIVITIES UNDER THIS SECTION MAY INCLUDE THE SERVICES OF A CATER-
ER NOT OWNED BY OR AFFILIATED WITH THE FUNERAL  ESTABLISHMENT.    ACTIV-
ITIES  OF  FUNERAL ESTABLISHMENT EMPLOYEES SHALL BE LIMITED TO PREPARING
BEVERAGES AND SERVING FOOD OR BEVERAGES UNDER THIS SECTION.
  NO ACTIVITIES UNDER THIS SECTION SHALL INCLUDE THE CONSUMPTION OF  ANY
ALCOHOLIC  BEVERAGE,  UNLESS  REQUIRED BY THE RELIGIOUS PRACTICES OF THE
DECEASED PERSON OR THE DECEASED PERSON'S FAMILY, AND SUBJECT  TO  OTHER-
WISE  APPLICABLE  LAW AND REGULATIONS. A FUNERAL ESTABLISHMENT SHALL NOT
BE DEEMED TO BE A FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENT BECAUSE OF ACTIVITIES UNDER
THIS SECTION.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02784-02-5

A. 2981                             2

  S 2. This act shall take effect one hundred eighty days after it shall
have become a law, provided that the commissioner of health  is  author-
ized  and  directed to make regulations and take other actions necessary
to implement this act on that date.

A2981A - Bill Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S817
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3444, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A9950A, S7747B
2015-2016: A2981B

A2981A - Bill Texts

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Permits food service in funeral establishments subject to certain restrictions and qualifications.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 2981--A
                                                         Cal. No. 32

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 20, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  GOTTFRIED  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Health -- passed by Assembly and delivered to the Senate,
  recalled from the Senate, vote  reconsidered,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted, retaining its place on the order of third reading

AN  ACT  to  amend the public health law, in relation to food service in
  funeral establishments

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  The  public health law is amended by adding a new section
3444 to read as follows:
  S 3444. FOOD SERVICE IN FUNERAL ESTABLISHMENTS. (A) A  FUNERAL  ESTAB-
LISHMENT  MAY  PROVIDE  SPACE, FACILITIES, EQUIPMENT OR SUPPLIES FOR THE
PREPARATION, SALE, SERVICE,  DISTRIBUTION  OR  CONSUMPTION  OF  FOOD  OR
NONALCOHOLIC  BEVERAGES,  IN THE NATURE OF INCIDENTAL REFRESHMENTS (SUCH
AS BAKED GOODS, SANDWICHES, SNACKS AND PLATTERS) OR  THOSE  REQUIRED  BY
THE  RELIGIOUS PRACTICES OF THE DECEASED PERSON OR THE DECEASED PERSON'S
FAMILY, IN THE FUNERAL ESTABLISHMENT TO OR BY  PERSONS  IN  THE  FUNERAL
ESTABLISHMENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF ARRANGING FOR, ATTENDING OR PARTICIPAT-
ING  IN  THE  CARE  AND  PREPARATION  OF A BODY OF A DECEASED PERSON FOR
DISPOSITION, MOURNING, A FUNERAL OR MEMORIAL CEREMONY OR SERVICE, OR  AN
OPEN HOUSE OR SIMILAR COMMUNITY FUNCTION THAT IS RELATED TO THE BUSINESS
OF FUNERAL DIRECTING.
  (B) ACTIVITIES UNDER THIS SECTION MAY INCLUDE THE SERVICES OF A CATER-
ER  NOT  OWNED  BY OR AFFILIATED WITH THE FUNERAL ESTABLISHMENT.  ACTIV-
ITIES OF FUNERAL ESTABLISHMENT EMPLOYEES SHALL BE LIMITED  TO  PREPARING
SUCH  BEVERAGES  AND  SERVING  FOOD OR NONALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES UNDER THIS
SECTION.
  NO ACTIVITIES UNDER THIS SECTION SHALL INCLUDE THE CONSUMPTION OF  ANY
ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE.  A FUNERAL ESTABLISHMENT SHALL NOT BE DEEMED TO BE A
FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENT BECAUSE OF ACTIVITIES UNDER THIS SECTION.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02784-04-5

A. 2981--A                          2

  S 2. This act shall take effect one hundred eighty days after it shall
have  become  a law, provided that the commissioner of health is author-
ized and directed to make regulations and take other  actions  necessary
to implement this act on that date.

A2981B - Bill Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S817
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3444, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A9950A, S7747B
2015-2016: A2981B

A2981B - Bill Texts

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Permits food service in funeral establishments subject to certain restrictions and qualifications.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 2981--B
                                                        Cal. No. 136

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 20, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  GOTTFRIED  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Health -- passed by Assembly and delivered to the Senate,
  recalled from the Senate, vote  reconsidered,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted,  retaining  its  place  on  the  order  of third reading --
  advanced to a third reading, amended and ordered reprinted,  retaining
  its place on the order of third reading

AN  ACT  to  amend the public health law, in relation to food service in
  funeral establishments

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  The  public health law is amended by adding a new section
3444 to read as follows:
  S 3444. FOOD SERVICE IN FUNERAL ESTABLISHMENTS. (A) A  FUNERAL  ESTAB-
LISHMENT  MAY  PROVIDE  SPACE, FACILITIES, EQUIPMENT OR SUPPLIES FOR THE
PREPARATION, SALE, SERVICE,  DISTRIBUTION  OR  CONSUMPTION  OF  FOOD  OR
NONALCOHOLIC  BEVERAGES,  LIMITED  TO  INCIDENTAL  REFRESHMENTS (SUCH AS
BAKED GOODS, SANDWICHES, SNACKS AND PLATTERS) OR THOSE REQUIRED  BY  THE
RELIGIOUS  PRACTICES  OF  THE  DECEASED  PERSON OR THE DECEASED PERSON'S
FAMILY, IN THE FUNERAL ESTABLISHMENT TO OR BY  PERSONS  IN  THE  FUNERAL
ESTABLISHMENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF ARRANGING FOR, ATTENDING OR PARTICIPAT-
ING  IN  THE  CARE  AND  PREPARATION  OF A BODY OF A DECEASED PERSON FOR
DISPOSITION, MOURNING, A FUNERAL OR MEMORIAL CEREMONY OR SERVICE, OR  AN
OPEN HOUSE OR SIMILAR COMMUNITY FUNCTION THAT IS RELATED TO THE BUSINESS
OF FUNERAL DIRECTING.
  (B) ACTIVITIES UNDER THIS SECTION MAY INCLUDE THE SERVICES OF A CATER-
ER NOT OWNED BY OR AFFILIATED WITH THE FUNERAL ESTABLISHMENT. ACTIVITIES
OF FUNERAL ESTABLISHMENT EMPLOYEES OR CATERING EMPLOYEES SHALL BE LIMIT-
ED  TO  (I)  PREPARING  SUCH  BEVERAGES AND (II) SERVING SUCH INCIDENTAL
REFRESHMENTS OR NONALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES UNDER THIS SECTION.
  NO ACTIVITIES UNDER THIS SECTION SHALL INCLUDE THE CONSUMPTION OF  ANY
ALCOHOLIC  BEVERAGE.  NOTWITHSTANDING  THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION, A

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02784-06-6

A. 2981--B                          2

FUNERAL ESTABLISHMENT SHALL NOT OPERATE AS A FOOD SERVICE  ESTABLISHMENT
OR CATERER.
  S 2. This act shall take effect one hundred eighty days after it shall
have  become  a law, provided that the commissioner of health is author-
ized and directed to make regulations and take other  actions  necessary
to implement this act on that date.

K619

Celebrating the success of the Catskill Recreation Center's inaugural year serving the community

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION celebrating the success of the Catskill Recre-
ation Center's inaugural year serving the community

WHEREAS, The Legislature of the State of New York seeks to acknowledge
those individuals and organizations whose service to their community
helps to enhance the stature of their community and the State of New
York; and
WHEREAS, Individuals and organizations who give of their time and
energies and serve the best interests of their communities are an asset
beyond remuneration and cannot be sufficiently extolled; and
WHEREAS, The Gould Family conceived of developing the Catskill Recre-
ation Center as a community center for the Northern and Central Cats-
kills region, and with their generous support, this vision was realized
on June 7, 2014; and
WHEREAS, In their first year in operation, the Catskill Recreation
Center has offered an extensive variety of programs to the region in the
areas of fitness, wellness, nutrition, and swimming, promoting both
healthy community activities and events for all ages; and
WHEREAS, The Catskill Recreation Center consists of a six-lane lap
pool, family pool, fully equipped fitness center, and classroom, amen-
ities that have helped to attract a membership of more than 600 persons
as well as providing more than 30 jobs within the greater community; and
WHEREAS, Also vital to the organization's programming, the Catskill
Recreation Center has become an American Red Cross training facility,
with staff teaching swim lessons, lifeguarding and the basic life
support for health care providers; and
WHEREAS, The Catskill Recreation Center, in only a short amount of
time, has demonstrated hard work, leadership, compassion and dedication
to service within the Northern and Central Catskills, contributing to
the early success of the organization; and
WHEREAS, Through the tireless efforts of the staff and director, the
Catskill Recreation Center continues to significantly contribute to the
overall quality of life and well-being of the people of the region; and
WHEREAS, The Catskill Recreation Center, already planning for the
future, envisions strengthening community partnerships and programs for
many years to come; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that those who
enhance the quality of life in their community and have shown a long and
sustained commitment to the maintenance of high standards in our society
have earned the recognition and respect of all the citizens of this
great Empire State; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
celebrate the success of the Catskill Recreation Center's inaugural year
and to recognize their unceasing dedication to the community, along with
best wishes for their continued success; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the Catskill Recreation Center.

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K615

Congratulating Shane Joseph Sharkey upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious of Sc...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Shane Joseph Sharkey upon the
occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most
prestigious of Scouting honors, on June 20, 2015

WHEREAS, Shane Joseph Sharkey, through his diligence and rigorous
efforts, has achieved Scouting's highest and most prestigious rank,
Eagle Scout; the Eagle Court of Honor ceremony will be held on Saturday,
June 20, 2015, at the Methodist Church, Southampton, New York; and
WHEREAS, Shane Joseph Sharkey is a member of Boy Scouts of America
Troop 58, Southampton; and
WHEREAS, In 2012, Shane Joseph Sharkey successfully completed the BSA
National Youth Leadership Training Session; using the skills he learned,
he became a member of the North Sea Fire Department Juniors Program,
ultimately holding the position of Captain; and
WHEREAS, In addition, Shane Joseph Sharkey joined both the Southampton
Village Ambulance Corps and the Southampton Town Ambulance Corps; and
WHEREAS, Shane Joseph Sharkey has participated in several clubs,
including the Southampton Chapter of the Ducks Unlimited and the Key
Club; he also held many leadership roles on his Varsity Football, Golf,
and Lacrosse high school sports teams; and
WHEREAS, Shane Joseph Sharkey is a member of the Mariner Varsity Club,
and volunteered for numerous organizations, such as the Special Olym-
pics, and various environmental clean-up programs at both Elliston Park
and Scallop Pond Road; and
WHEREAS, Employed as a caddie at National Golf Links of America during
the summer, Shane Joseph Sharkey served as a Committee Person for the
prestigious Walker Cup Golf Tournament in 2013; during the winter
months, he was employed as a dog handler and "beater" during hunts on
Robins Island in Peconic Bay; and
WHEREAS, Currently attending Alfred State College of Technology, Shane
Joseph Sharkey is pursuing a degree in Automotive Technology; while a
student, he serves as a Safety Officer for the Alfred State Disaster
Relief Team; and
WHEREAS, America has achieved her greatest heights of glory through
the dedication, determination and tireless efforts of the outstanding
citizens of this Nation; and
WHEREAS, It is only with the continued diligence and devotion of our
youth, tomorrow's leaders, that America will maintain her glory; and
WHEREAS, The Boy Scouts of America and its members are dedicated to
the development of character and leadership in the youth of this Nation;
and
WHEREAS, The highest achievement of leadership in Scouting, earned by
only five percent of all Boy Scouts, is the distinguished rank of Eagle
Scout; and
WHEREAS, This outstanding young man has been involved in Scouting for
many years, has lived up to Scouting's ideals and has attained all of
the necessary achievements, including completion of a community service
project, which was successfully planned, developed and executed; and
WHEREAS, For his project, conservationist Shane Joseph Sharkey built a
game bird brooding house and pen to raise and release pheasants on
public property as a component of a program which is sponsored in part
by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation; and
WHEREAS, Shane Joseph Sharkey's perseverance in rising through the
ranks to Eagle Scout is a strong indication of his ability to master
difficult tasks; his accomplishment will enable him to emerge as a lead-
er, fully equipped to meet the challenges of today's complex society;
and

WHEREAS, This new Eagle Scout is a credit to his family, his school,
his community, his State and his Nation, and no doubt his future will be
filled with accomplishments of equal importance; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations, in
recognition of the significance of this meritorious achievement, to
congratulate and honor Shane Joseph Sharkey on achieving the rank of
Eagle Scout; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Shane Joseph Sharkey.

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K616

Honoring Cheryl Longyear upon the occasion of her designation as recipient of the Public Leadership Award by Parks and Trails New York

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Cheryl Longyear upon the occasion of her
designation as recipient of the Public Leadership Award by Parks and
Trails New York

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that the continuing
welfare of the citizens of this great State and Nation is greatly
enriched by the purposeful endeavors of individuals and organizations
committed to the preservation of our environment, and to the enhancement
of appreciation for the distinctive features of our natural
surroundings; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern and fully in accord with its long-
standing traditions, it is the intent of this Legislative Body to honor
Cheryl Longyear upon the occasion of her designation as recipient of the
Public Leadership Award by Parks and Trails New York to be celebrated on
Wednesday, June 10, 2015, in Albany, New York; and
WHEREAS, Parks and Trails New York (PTNY) is a leading statewide envi-
ronmental advocate dedicated to improving the health and quality of life
of all New Yorkers by working with community organizations and munici-
palities to envision, create, promote, and protect a growing network of
parks, greenways and trails for all residents to use and enjoy; and
WHEREAS, The 2015 PTNY Park and Trail Hero Awards recognize those
exceptional individuals whose leadership, creativity, and donation of
time, talent, and materials are behind many of New York's parks and
trails; and
WHEREAS, Cheryl Longyear is receiving the Public Leadership Award in
recognition of her longtime efforts as a passionate community organizer,
and for spearheading the development of a trail system in the Montezuma
Heritage Park; and
WHEREAS, For more than a decade, Cheryl Longyear has ably served as
historian for the Town of Montezuma, New York; and
WHEREAS, Several years ago, Cheryl Longyear began working with a core
group of volunteers to develop trails and plans for the Montezuma Herit-
age Park; her initiative picked up steam in 2010 after the town was
awarded a grant from the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and
Historic Preservation, and a plan was completed in 2013; and
WHEREAS, This esteemed woman has strived to carry out historic and
environmental initiatives like the Montezuma Heritage Park in an effort
to help increase the tax base through an emphasis on tourism and
attracting businesses and visitors; and
WHEREAS, Cheryl Longyear and park volunteers have been successful in
developing seven trails, with plans for an eighth on the way, through
the park which is comprised of more than 140 acres in size; and
WHEREAS, In addition to her many accomplishments as a historian and
conservationist, Cheryl Longyear is an active member of the Montezuma
town planning board, and is helping to compose the town's first compre-
hensive plan; and
WHEREAS, It is incumbent upon every citizen to recognize that we are
all stewards of our environment and to applaud the efforts of individ-
uals like Cheryl Longyear who work tirelessly to protect our environment
and natural surroundings for the benefit of present and future gener-
ations; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when individ-
uals of such noble aims and accomplishments are brought to our atten-
tion, they should be celebrated and recognized by all the citizens of
this great Empire State; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Cheryl Longyear upon the occasion of her designation as recipient

of the Public Leadership Award by Parks and Trails New York; and be it
further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Cheryl Longyear.

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assembly Bill A7494

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to certification of inspectors of motor vehicles

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Current Bill Status - In Committee


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

Actions

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Jan 06, 2016 referred to transportation
Jun 03, 2015 held for consideration in transportation
May 13, 2015 referred to transportation

A7494 - Bill Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4670
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §304-a, V & T L

A7494 - Bill Texts

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Relates to certification of inspectors of motor vehicles.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  7494

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 13, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  BLANKENBUSH -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic  law,  in  relation  to  certif-
  ication of inspectors

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Subdivision (c) of section 304-a of the vehicle and traffic
law, as added by chapter 61 of the laws of 1989, is amended to  read  as
follows:
  (c) The commissioner may, by regulation, establish standards of compe-
tency  and  fitness for certification as an inspector.  IF AN INDIVIDUAL
MEETS ANY STANDARDS OF COMPETENCY AND FITNESS ESTABLISHED BY THE COMMIS-
SIONER, THE APPLICANT SHALL NOT BE PRECLUDED FROM  RECEIVING  A  CERTIF-
ICATE SO LONG AS THE APPLICANT PAYS ANY FEES REQUIRED HEREIN.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10246-01-5

assembly Bill A7199

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Allows for suspension of drivers' licenses by persons who fail to dispose of violations of the navigation law as prescribed by law

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Current Bill Status - In Committee


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

Actions

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Jan 06, 2016 referred to transportation
Jun 03, 2015 held for consideration in transportation
Apr 28, 2015 referred to transportation

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A7199 - Bill Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §226, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A6669
2011-2012: A5289
2009-2010: A5574

A7199 - Bill Texts

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Allows for suspension of drivers' licenses by persons for failure to answer summons and complaints of the navigation law.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  7199

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             April 28, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. OAKS, KOLB, BARCLAY, CROUCH, HAWLEY, MONTESANO,
  RAIA, WALTER, FINCH -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. McDONOUGH,  STEC
  -- read once and referred to the Committee on Transportation

AN  ACT  to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to suspension
  of licenses for failure to answer summons and complaints of navigation
  laws

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 3 of section 226 of the vehi-
cle and traffic law, as amended by section 6 of part J of chapter 62  of
the laws of 2003, is amended to read as follows:
  (a)  If the person charged with the violation shall fail to answer the
summons as provided herein OR IF THE  PERSON  DISPOSES  OF  ANY  UNIFORM
NAVIGATION  SUMMONS  AND/OR  COMPLAINT  IN  ANY  MANNER  OTHER  THAN  AS
PRESCRIBED BY LAW, the commissioner may suspend such person's license or
driving privilege or, if the charge  involves  a  violation  of  section
three  hundred  eighty-five,  section  four  hundred one or section five
hundred eleven-a of this chapter by a registrant who was not the  opera-
tor of the vehicle, the registration of such vehicle or the privilege of
operation  of  any  motor  vehicle  owned  by  such  registrant  may  be
suspended, until such person shall answer as provided in subdivision two
of this section. If a person shall fail to appear at a hearing OR IF THE
PERSON DISPOSES OF ANY UNIFORM NAVIGATION SUMMONS  AND/OR  COMPLAINT  IN
ANY  MANNER  OTHER  THAN AS PRESCRIBED BY LAW, when such is provided for
pursuant to this section OR BY SECTION NINETEEN OF THE  NAVIGATION  LAW,
such  person's  license, or registration or privilege of operating or of
operation, as appropriate, may be  suspended  pending  appearance  at  a
subsequent  hearing,  or  the  disposition  of the charges involved. Any
suspension permitted by this subdivision, if already in effect,  may  be
terminated  or if not yet in effect, may be withdrawn or withheld, prior
to the disposition of the charges involved if such person  shall  appear

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05920-01-5

A. 7199                             2

and post security in the amount of forty dollars to guarantee his or her
appearance at any required hearing. The security posted pursuant to this
subdivision  shall  be returned upon appearance at the scheduled hearing
or  an  adjourned  hearing  which  results in a final disposition of the
charge, and otherwise shall be  forfeited.  If  a  suspension  has  been
imposed pursuant to this subdivision and the case is subsequently trans-
ferred pursuant to subdivision two of section two hundred twenty-five of
this  article,  such  suspension shall remain in effect until the person
answers the charges in the court to which the case was transferred.  Any
suspension  issued  pursuant  to  this paragraph shall be subject to the
provisions of paragraph (j-1) of subdivision two of section five hundred
three of this chapter.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law.

assembly Bill A6120

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to dimensions and weights of vehicles

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Current Bill Status - In Committee


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

Actions

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Jan 06, 2016 referred to transportation
Jun 03, 2015 held for consideration in transportation
Mar 16, 2015 referred to transportation

A6120 - Bill Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §385, V & T L

A6120 - Bill Texts

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Relates to dimensions and weights of vehicles.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  6120

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 16, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. BRABENEC -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Transportation

AN  ACT  to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to dimensions
  and weights of vehicles

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Subdivision  10 of section 385 of the vehicle and traffic
law, as amended by chapter 1008 of the laws of 1983, is amended to  read
as follows:
  10.  A  single vehicle or a combination of vehicles having three axles
or more and equipped with pneumatic tires, when loaded, may have a total
weight on all axles not to exceed thirty-four thousand pounds, plus  one
thousand  pounds  for  each  foot  and  major  fraction of a foot of the
distance from the center of the foremost axle to the center of the rear-
most axle. Axles to be counted as provided in subdivision five  of  this
section. In no case, however, shall the total weight exceed eighty thou-
sand  pounds.  For any vehicle or combination of vehicles having a total
gross weight less than seventy-one thousand pounds, the  higher  of  the
following shall apply:
  (a)  the  total weight on all axles shall not exceed thirty-four thou-
sand pounds plus one thousand pounds for each foot and major fraction of
a foot of the distance from the center  of  the  foremost  axle  to  the
center of the rearmost axle, or
  (b)  the  overall  gross  weight on a group of two or more consecutive
axles shall not exceed the weight produced by application of the follow-
ing formula:
                     W = 500 ((LxN)/(N-1) + (12xN)+36)
  where W equals overall gross weight  on  any  group  of  two  or  more
consecutive  axles to the nearest five hundred pounds, L equals distance
in feet from the center of the foremost axle to the center of the  rear-
most  axle  of  any group of two or more consecutive axles, and N equals

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09740-01-5

A. 6120                             2

number of axles in group under consideration, except  that  two  consec-
utive  sets  of tandem axles may carry a gross load of thirty-four thou-
sand pounds each providing the overall distance between  the  first  and
last  axles  of such consecutive sets of tandem axles is thirty-six feet
or more.
  For any vehicle or combination of vehicles having a total gross weight
of seventy-one thousand pounds or greater, paragraph (b) shall apply  to
determine maximum gross weight which is permitted hereunder.
  (C)  THE  PROVISIONS OF THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL NOT APPLY TO FIRE VEHI-
CLES.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

assembly Bill A5479

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Designates various portions of state route 15A in the counties of Monroe and Livingston

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Current Bill Status - In Committee


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

Actions

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Jan 06, 2016 referred to transportation
Jun 03, 2015 held for consideration in transportation
Feb 24, 2015 referred to transportation

A5479 - Bill Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Highway Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§344-d - 344-k, Hway L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
A9169

A5479 - Bill Texts

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Designates various portions of state route 15A in the counties of Monroe and Livingston to be the "Brighton Veterans Memorial Highway", "Henrietta Veterans Memorial Highway", "Rush Veterans Memorial Highway", "Mendon Veterans Memorial Highway", "Lima Veterans Memorial Highway", "Livonia Veterans Memorial Highway", "Canadice Veterans Memorial Highway" and "Springwater Veterans Memorial Highway".

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  5479

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 24, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. NOJAY -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the highway law, in relation to designating portions  of
  the  state highway system as the "Brighton Veterans Memorial Highway",
  "Henrietta Veterans Memorial Highway", "Rush Veterans  Memorial  High-
  way",  "Mendon  Veterans  Memorial  Highway",  "Lima Veterans Memorial
  Highway", "Livonia  Veterans  Memorial  Highway",  "Canadice  Veterans
  Memorial Highway" and "Springwater Veterans Memorial Highway"

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The highway law is amended by  adding  eight  new  sections
344-d,  344-e,  344-f,  344-g,  344-h, 344-i, 344-j and 344-k to read as
follows:
  S 344-D. PORTION OF THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM TO BE DESIGNATED  AS  THE
"BRIGHTON  VETERANS  MEMORIAL  HIGHWAY".  ALL  THAT PORTION OF THE STATE
HIGHWAY SYSTEM CONSTITUTING STATE ROUTE FIFTEEN A IN THE TOWN OF  BRIGH-
TON,  COUNTY  OF  MONROE, BEGINNING AT THE CITY OF ROCHESTER AND TOWN OF
BRIGHTON BOUNDARY LINE, CONTINUING IN A GENERALLY  SOUTHERLY  DIRECTION,
AND TERMINATING AT THE BRIGHTON AND HENRIETTA TOWN LINE, SHALL BE DESIG-
NATED AND KNOWN AS THE "BRIGHTON VETERANS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY".
  S  344-E.  PORTION OF THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM TO BE DESIGNATED AS THE
"HENRIETTA VETERANS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY". ALL THAT  PORTION  OF  THE  STATE
HIGHWAY  SYSTEM  CONSTITUTING  STATE  ROUTE  FIFTEEN  A  IN  THE TOWN OF
HENRIETTA, COUNTY OF MONROE, BEGINNING AT  THE  BRIGHTON  AND  HENRIETTA
TOWN  LINE, CONTINUING IN A GENERALLY SOUTHERLY DIRECTION, AND TERMINAT-
ING AT THE HENRIETTA AND RUSH TOWN LINE, SHALL BE DESIGNATED  AND  KNOWN
AS THE "HENRIETTA VETERANS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY".
  S  344-F.  PORTION OF THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM TO BE DESIGNATED AS THE
"RUSH VETERANS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY". ALL THAT PORTION OF THE STATE  HIGHWAY
SYSTEM CONSTITUTING STATE ROUTE FIFTEEN A IN THE TOWN OF RUSH, COUNTY OF
MONROE,  BEGINNING  AT THE HENRIETTA AND RUSH TOWN LINE, CONTINUING IN A

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07831-01-5

A. 5479                             2

GENERALLY SOUTHERLY DIRECTION, AND TERMINATING AT THE  RUSH  AND  MENDON
TOWN  LINE, SHALL BE DESIGNATED AND KNOWN AS THE "RUSH VETERANS MEMORIAL
HIGHWAY".
  S  344-G.  PORTION OF THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM TO BE DESIGNATED AS THE
"MENDON VETERANS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY". ALL THAT PORTION OF THE STATE  HIGH-
WAY  SYSTEM  CONSTITUTING  STATE  ROUTE FIFTEEN A IN THE TOWN OF MENDON,
COUNTY OF MONROE, BEGINNING AT THE RUSH AND MENDON TOWN LINE, CONTINUING
IN A GENERALLY SOUTHERLY DIRECTION, AND TERMINATING AT  THE  MONROE  AND
LIVINGSTON  COUNTY  LINE,  SHALL  BE DESIGNATED AND KNOWN AS THE "MENDON
VETERANS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY".
  S 344-H. PORTION OF THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM TO BE DESIGNATED  AS  THE
"LIMA  VETERANS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY". ALL THAT PORTION OF THE STATE HIGHWAY
SYSTEM CONSTITUTING STATE ROUTE FIFTEEN A IN THE TOWN OF LIMA, COUNTY OF
LIVINGSTON, BEGINNING AT THE MONROE AND LIVINGSTON COUNTY LINE, CONTINU-
ING IN A GENERALLY SOUTHERLY DIRECTION, AND TERMINATING AT THE LIMA  AND
LIVONIA  TOWN  LINE, SHALL BE DESIGNATED AND KNOWN AS THE "LIMA VETERANS
MEMORIAL HIGHWAY".
  S 344-I. PORTION OF THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM TO BE DESIGNATED  AS  THE
"LIVONIA VETERANS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY". ALL THAT PORTION OF THE STATE HIGH-
WAY  SYSTEM  CONSTITUTING  STATE ROUTE FIFTEEN A IN THE TOWN OF LIVONIA,
COUNTY OF LIVINGSTON, BEGINNING AT  THE  LIMA  AND  LIVONIA  TOWN  LINE,
CONTINUING  IN  A  GENERALLY SOUTHERLY DIRECTION, AND TERMINATING AT THE
LIVONIA AND CANADICE TOWN LINE, SHALL BE DESIGNATED  AND  KNOWN  AS  THE
"LIVONIA VETERANS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY".
  S  344-J.  PORTION OF THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM TO BE DESIGNATED AS THE
"CANADICE VETERANS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY". ALL  THAT  PORTION  OF  THE  STATE
HIGHWAY  SYSTEM CONSTITUTING STATE ROUTE FIFTEEN A IN THE TOWN OF CANAD-
ICE, COUNTY OF LIVINGSTON, BEGINNING AT THE LIVONIA  AND  CANADICE  TOWN
LINE,  CONTINUING IN A GENERALLY SOUTHERLY DIRECTION, AND TERMINATING AT
THE CANADICE AND SPRINGWATER TOWN LINE, SHALL BE DESIGNATED AND KNOWN AS
THE "CANADICE VETERANS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY".
  S 344-K. PORTION OF THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM TO BE DESIGNATED  AS  THE
"SPRINGWATER  VETERANS  MEMORIAL HIGHWAY". ALL THAT PORTION OF THE STATE
HIGHWAY SYSTEM CONSTITUTING STATE ROUTE FIFTEEN A IN THE TOWN OF SPRING-
WATER, COUNTY OF LIVINGSTON, BEGINNING AT THE CANADICE  AND  SPRINGWATER
TOWN  LINE, CONTINUING IN A GENERALLY SOUTHERLY DIRECTION, AND TERMINAT-
ING AT THE INTERSECTION OF STATE ROUTE FIFTEEN A AND STATE ROUTE FIFTEEN
SHALL BE DESIGNATED AND KNOWN  AS  THE  "SPRINGWATER  VETERANS  MEMORIAL
HIGHWAY".
  S  2. The commissioner of transportation shall provide for the instal-
lation and maintenance of adequate signing of the state  highway  system
as  designated  pursuant  to  section one of this act. However, to avoid
confusion and to limit any possible disruption of commerce,  the  desig-
nations called for pursuant to section one of this act shall be of cere-
monial  nature  and  the  official name of state route 15 A shall not be
changed as a result of this act.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

assembly Bill A5478

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Designates portions of state route 15A in the county of Livingston

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Sponsored By

Current Bill Status - In Committee


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2016 referred to transportation
Jun 03, 2015 held for consideration in transportation
Feb 24, 2015 referred to transportation

A5478 - Bill Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Highway Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§344-d & 344-e, Hway L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
A10033

A5478 - Bill Texts

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Designates portions of state route 15A in the county of Livingston to be the "Livonia Veterans Memorial Highway" and the "Springwater Veterans Memorial Highway".

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  5478

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 24, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. NOJAY -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the highway law, in relation to designating portions  of
  the  state  highway  system as the "Livonia Veterans Memorial Highway"
  and the "Springwater Veterans Memorial Highway"

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The highway law is amended by adding two new sections 344-d
and 344-e to read as follows:
  S  344-D.  PORTION OF THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM TO BE DESIGNATED AS THE
"LIVONIA VETERANS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY". ALL THAT PORTION OF THE STATE HIGH-
WAY SYSTEM CONSTITUTING STATE ROUTE FIFTEEN A IN THE  TOWN  OF  LIVONIA,
COUNTY  OF  LIVINGSTON,  BEGINNING  AT  THE  LIMA AND LIVONIA TOWN LINE,
CONTINUING IN A GENERALLY SOUTHERLY DIRECTION, AND  TERMINATING  AT  THE
LIVONIA  AND  CANADICE  TOWN  LINE, SHALL BE DESIGNATED AND KNOWN AS THE
"LIVONIA VETERANS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY".
  S 344-E. PORTION OF THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM TO BE DESIGNATED  AS  THE
"SPRINGWATER  VETERANS  MEMORIAL HIGHWAY". ALL THAT PORTION OF THE STATE
HIGHWAY SYSTEM CONSTITUTING STATE ROUTE FIFTEEN A IN THE TOWN OF SPRING-
WATER, COUNTY OF LIVINGSTON, BEGINNING AT THE CANADICE  AND  SPRINGWATER
TOWN  LINE, CONTINUING IN A GENERALLY SOUTHERLY DIRECTION, AND TERMINAT-
ING AT THE INTERSECTION OF STATE ROUTE FIFTEEN A AND STATE ROUTE FIFTEEN
SHALL BE DESIGNATED AND KNOWN  AS  THE  "SPRINGWATER  VETERANS  MEMORIAL
HIGHWAY".
  S  2. The commissioner of transportation shall provide for the instal-
lation and maintenance of adequate signing of the state  highway  system
as  designated  pursuant  to  section one of this act. However, to avoid
confusion and to limit any possible disruption of commerce,  the  desig-
nations called for pursuant to section one of this act shall be of cere-
monial  nature  and  the  official name of state route 15 A shall not be
changed as a result of this act.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06199-01-5

assembly Bill A3869

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to impairment testing in traffic accidents where serious bodily injury or death has occurred

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Sponsored By

Current Bill Status - In Committee


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2016 referred to transportation
Jun 03, 2015 held for consideration in transportation
Jan 27, 2015 referred to transportation

A3869 - Bill Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1194-b, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A1590
2011-2012: A10497

A3869 - Bill Texts

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Relates to implementing impairment testing in traffic accidents where serious bodily injury or death has occurred.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  3869

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 27, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. TENNEY -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to implementing
  impairment testing in traffic accidents where serious bodily injury or
  death has occurred

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The vehicle and traffic law is  amended  by  adding  a  new
section 1194-b to read as follows:
  S  1194-B. IMPAIRMENT TESTING IN FATAL OR SERIOUS COLLISIONS. 1.  IF A
LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER HAS REASONABLE  CAUSE,  AS  DEFINED  IN  SECTION
70.10 OF THE CRIMINAL PROCEDURE LAW, TO BELIEVE THAT AN INDIVIDUAL OPER-
ATED  A MOTOR VEHICLE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF DRUGS OR ALCOHOL AND CAUSED
OR CONTRIBUTED TO AN ACCIDENT WHICH RESULTED IN  THE  DEATH  OR  SERIOUS
BODILY  INJURY  TO ANOTHER INDIVIDUAL, THE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER SHALL
REQUEST SUCH INDIVIDUAL SUBMIT TO DRUG AND  ALCOHOL  SUBSTANCE  TESTING.
SUCH  TESTING  SHALL BE FOR THE SOLE PURPOSE OF DETERMINING THE PRESENCE
OF ANY IMPAIRING SUBSTANCES AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT.
  2. SUCH TESTING SHALL BE  CONDUCTED  AND  PERFORMED  IN  A  REASONABLE
MANNER UTILIZING THE STANDARD PROTOCOLS UNDER THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAF-
FIC  SAFETY ADMINISTRATION MANUAL, SECTION ELEVEN HUNDRED NINETY-FOUR OF
THIS ARTICLE AND ANY OTHER APPLICABLE STATE LAWS AND REGULATIONS.
  3. ANY INDIVIDUAL REFUSING TO SUBMIT TO  DRUG  AND  ALCOHOL  SUBSTANCE
TESTING IF REQUESTED SHALL HAVE THEIR LICENSE SUSPENDED FOR A MINIMUM OF
SIX  MONTHS  PRIOR  TO  A  DEPARTMENT  OF MOTOR VEHICLES REFUSAL HEARING
BEFORE AN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE.
  4. REFUSAL TO SUBMIT  TO  DRUG  AND  ALCOHOL  SUBSTANCE  TESTING  WHEN
REQUESTED MAY BE USED AS EVIDENCE AGAINST AN INDIVIDUAL AT TRIAL.
  S  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
have become a law.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07486-01-5

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