Bill Text: NY S00039 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Increases the penalties for leaving the scene of an incident involving a wheeled non-motorized means of conveyance.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-01-09 - REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION [S00039 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S00039-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
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                                           39
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                       (Prefiled)
                                     January 9, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- 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, in relation  to  increasing
          the penalties for leaving the scene of an incident involving a wheeled
          non-motorized means of conveyance
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 1240 of the  vehicle  and  traffic
     2  law,  as added by chapter 468 of the laws of 2001, is amended to read as
     3  follows:
     4    2. Leaving the scene of an incident involving a wheeled  non-motorized
     5  means  of  conveyance  without  reporting  in  the  second  degree  is a
     6  [violation] class A misdemeanor.
     7    § 2. Subdivision 2 of section 1241 of the vehicle and traffic law,  as
     8  added by chapter 468 of the laws of 2001, is amended to read as follows:
     9    2.  Leaving the scene of an incident involving a wheeled non-motorized
    10  means of conveyance without reporting in the first degree is a class  [B
    11  misdemeanor] E felony.
    12    § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD03247-01-9
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