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


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, 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) 2019-06-16 - PRINT NUMBER 5203A [S05203 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S05203-Amended.html



                STATE OF NEW YORK
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                                         5203--A

                               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 -- commit-
          tee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and  recom-
          mitted to said committee

        AN  ACT  to  amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to providing
          certain mandatory license revocation for certain  traffic  infractions
          by  drivers;  and  to  repeal  certain provisions of such law relating
          thereto

          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section  1.  Subparagraph  (xiii) of paragraph (a) of subdivision 2 of
     2  section 510 of the vehicle and traffic law, as added  by  section  1  of
     3  part  B of chapter 55 of the laws of 2014, is amended and a new subpara-
     4  graph (xiv) is added to read as follows:
     5    (xiii) of a second or subsequent conviction of a violation of  section
     6  twelve  hundred twenty-five-c or section twelve hundred twenty-five-d of
     7  this chapter committed where such person is the holder of a class DJ  or
     8  MJ  learner's  permit  or  a  class  DJ or MJ license at the time of the
     9  commission of such violation and such second or subsequent violation was
    10  committed within six months following the restoration of such permit  or
    11  license[.]; or
    12    (xiv) within a twelve month period, of any combination of three of the
    13  following offenses: disobeying traffic-control signal indications pursu-
    14  ant to section eleven hundred eleven of this chapter, speeding more than
    15  ten miles per hour over the speed limit pursuant to subparagraph (ii) of
    16  paragraph  one  of  subdivision  (h) of section eleven hundred eighty of
    17  this chapter, participating in a  race  or  unauthorized  speed  contest
    18  pursuant  to section eleven hundred eighty-two of this chapter, overtak-
    19  ing a school bus pursuant to subdivision (a) of section  eleven  hundred
    20  seventy-four  of  this  chapter,  reckless  driving  pursuant to section
    21  twelve hundred twelve of this chapter, and  operating  a  motor  vehicle

         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD11130-03-9

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     1  while   using   a   cell   phone  pursuant  to  section  twelve  hundred
     2  twenty-five-c of this chapter or operating a motor vehicle while using a
     3  portable electronic device pursuant to section  twelve  hundred  twenty-
     4  five-d  of this chapter, for at least one year, in addition to any other
     5  penalties imposed by any provision of law.
     6    § 2. Subparagraph (viii) of paragraph (a) of subdivision 2 of  section
     7  510 of the vehicle and traffic law is REPEALED.
     8    § 3. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
     9  ing the date on which it shall have become a law.
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