Bill Text: NY S05203 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Provides that every person convicted within a twelve month period, or found to have violated any combination of three of the following offenses: disobeying traffic-control signal indications pursuant to section 1111 of this chapter, speeding more than ten miles per hour over the speed limit pursuant to subparagraph (ii) of paragraph one of subdivision (h) of section 1180 of this chapter, participating in a race or unauthorized speed contest pursuant to section 1182 of this chapter, overtaking a school bus pursuant to section 1174 of this chapter, reckless driving pursuant to section 1212 of this chapter, failure to yield to a pedestrian and operating a motor vehicle while using a cell phone pursuant to section 1225-c of this chapter or operating a motor vehicle while using a portable electronic device pursuant to section 1225-d of this chapter, shall be punished by a suspension of driving privileges entirely for at least one year.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-04-16 - REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION [S05203 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S05203-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                          5203
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                     April 16, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced by Sen. GOUNARDES -- 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 providing
          certain penalties for certain traffic infractions by drivers
          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 within a twelve-month period, or  found  to
     4  have  violated any combination of three of the following offenses: diso-
     5  beying traffic-control signal indications  pursuant  to  section  eleven
     6  hundred  eleven  of  this chapter, speeding more than ten miles per hour
     7  over the speed limit pursuant to subparagraph (ii) of paragraph  one  of
     8  subdivision  (h)  of  section  eleven  hundred  eighty  of this chapter,
     9  participating in a  race  or  unauthorized  speed  contest  pursuant  to
    10  section  eleven  hundred eighty-two of this chapter, overtaking a school
    11  bus pursuant to section eleven hundred  seventy-four  of  this  chapter,
    12  reckless driving pursuant to section twelve hundred twelve of this chap-
    13  ter,  failure  to  yield  to  a pedestrian and operating a motor vehicle
    14  while  using  a  cell  phone  pursuant   to   section   twelve   hundred
    15  twenty-five-c of this chapter or operating a motor vehicle while using a
    16  portable  electronic  device  pursuant to section twelve hundred twenty-
    17  five-d of this chapter, such person shall be punished by a suspension of
    18  driving privileges entirely for at least one year.
    19    § 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
    20  ing the date on which it shall have become a law.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD11130-02-9
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