Bill Text: NY A05407 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Provides a minimum penalty of $300 for a moving violation which results in the serious bodily injury or death of another person.

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Introduced) 2019-02-11 - referred to transportation [A05407 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A05407-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                          5407
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    February 11, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A. THIELE, LUPARDO, STECK, HUNTER, KOLB, HAWLEY,
          DiPIETRO, STIRPE, BLANKENBUSH, BYRNES -- Multi-Sponsored by --  M.  of
          A. BARCLAY, GIGLIO, McDONOUGH -- read once and referred to the Commit-
          tee on Transportation
        AN  ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to the penalty
          for a moving violation which results in the serious bodily  injury  or
          death of another person
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Section 1800 of the vehicle and traffic law is  amended  by
     2  adding a new subdivision (i) to read as follows:
     3    (i)  Every person convicted of a traffic infraction for a violation of
     4  any ordinance, order, rule or regulation adopted pursuant to title seven
     5  of this chapter which involves a moving violation with a motor  vehicle,
     6  where  such  violation  results in the serious bodily injury or death of
     7  another person, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, which shall be punish-
     8  able by a fine of no less than three hundred dollars, or imprisonment of
     9  not more than thirty days or both such fine and  imprisonment,  and  the
    10  completion  of a motor vehicle accident prevention course, as defined by
    11  article twelve-B of this chapter.
    12    § 2. This act shall take effect on the sixtieth  day  after  it  shall
    13  have become a law.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD07114-01-9
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