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Bill S6149-2011

Requires signage alerting motorists of red light cameras in the areas where red light camera demonstration programs have been authorized

Requires signage alerting motorists of red light cameras in the areas where red light camera demonstration programs have been authorized.

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  • Jan 6, 2012: REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION

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BILL NUMBER:S6149

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to requiring signage alerting motorists of red light cameras

PURPOSE: This legislation would require signage alerting motorists of red light cameras in the areas where red light camera demonstration programs have been authorized.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Amends section 1111-a a 1111-b of the Vehicle and Traffic Law to require signage alerting motorists of red light cameras in the areas where red light camera demonstration programs have been authorized. Such signage will warn motorists that traffic controlled signal photo violation monitoring device is operating at such intersection.

JUSTIFICATION: Red light cameras are installed to improve intersection safety by reducing the number of red light violations. The placement of warning signs will enhance this purpose by warning motorists of their presence and will lead to safer roadways for all New York drivers.

This legislation requires that signs be posted at intersections equipped with red light camera.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: To be determined.

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after it shall have become a law, provided that the amendments to subdivision (a) of section 1111-a of the vehicle and traffic law made by section one of this act and subdivision (a) of section 1111-b of the vehicle and traffic law made by section two, three, four, five, six and seven of this act shall not affect the expirations of such sections and shall be deemed expired and repealed therewith. Effective immediately, the addition, amendment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implementation of this act on its effective date is authorized to be made on or before such date.


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STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 6149 IN SENATE January 6, 2012 ___________
Introduced by Sen. MARCELLINO -- 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 requiring signage alerting motorists of red light cameras THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision (a) of section 1111-a of the vehicle and traf- fic law is amended by adding a new paragraph 3 to read as follows: 3. SUCH DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM SHALL INCLUDE SIGNAGE AT EACH INTER- SECTION WHERE A TRAFFIC-CONTROL SIGNAL PHOTO VIOLATION-MONITORING DEVICE IS IN OPERATION. SUCH SIGNAGE SHALL WARN THAT A TRAFFIC-CONTROL SIGNAL PHOTO VIOLATION-MONITORING DEVICE IS OPERATING AT SUCH INTERSECTION. S 2. Subdivision (a) of section 1111-b of the vehicle and traffic law, as added by chapter 19 of the laws of 2009, is amended by adding a new paragraph 3 to read as follows: 3. SUCH DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM SHALL INCLUDE SIGNAGE AT EACH INTER- SECTION WHERE A TRAFFIC-CONTROL SIGNAL PHOTO VIOLATION-MONITORING DEVICE IS IN OPERATION. SUCH SIGNAGE SHALL WARN THAT A TRAFFIC-CONTROL SIGNAL PHOTO VIOLATION-MONITORING DEVICE IS OPERATING AT SUCH INTERSECTION. S 3. Subdivision (a) of section 1111-b of the vehicle and traffic law, as added by chapter 20 of the laws of 2009, is amended by adding a new paragraph 3 to read as follows: 3. SUCH DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM SHALL INCLUDE SIGNAGE AT EACH INTER- SECTION WHERE A TRAFFIC-CONTROL SIGNAL PHOTO VIOLATION-MONITORING DEVICE IS IN OPERATION. SUCH SIGNAGE SHALL WARN THAT A TRAFFIC-CONTROL SIGNAL PHOTO VIOLATION-MONITORING DEVICE IS OPERATING AT SUCH INTERSECTION. S 4. Subdivision (a) of section 1111-b of the vehicle and traffic law, as added by chapter 21 of the laws of 2009, is amended by adding a new paragraph 3 to read as follows: 3. SUCH DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM SHALL INCLUDE SIGNAGE AT EACH INTER- SECTION WHERE A TRAFFIC-CONTROL SIGNAL PHOTO VIOLATION-MONITORING DEVICE IS IN OPERATION. SUCH SIGNAGE SHALL WARN THAT A TRAFFIC-CONTROL SIGNAL PHOTO VIOLATION-MONITORING DEVICE IS OPERATING AT SUCH INTERSECTION.
S 5. Subdivision (a) of section 1111-b of the vehicle and traffic law, as added by chapter 22 of the laws of 2009, is amended by adding a new paragraph 3 to read as follows: 3. SUCH DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM SHALL INCLUDE SIGNAGE AT EACH INTER- SECTION WHERE A TRAFFIC-CONTROL SIGNAL PHOTO VIOLATION-MONITORING DEVICE IS IN OPERATION. SUCH SIGNAGE SHALL WARN THAT A TRAFFIC-CONTROL SIGNAL PHOTO VIOLATION-MONITORING DEVICE IS OPERATING AT SUCH INTERSECTION. S 6. Subdivision (a) of section 1111-b of the vehicle and traffic law, as added by chapter 23 of the laws of 2009, is amended by adding a new paragraph 3 to read as follows: 3. SUCH DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM SHALL INCLUDE SIGNAGE AT EACH INTER- SECTION WHERE A TRAFFIC-CONTROL SIGNAL PHOTO VIOLATION-MONITORING DEVICE IS IN OPERATION. SUCH SIGNAGE SHALL WARN THAT A TRAFFIC-CONTROL SIGNAL PHOTO VIOLATION-MONITORING DEVICE IS OPERATING AT SUCH INTERSECTION. S 7. Subdivision (a) of section 1111-b of the vehicle and traffic law, as added by chapter 383 of the laws of 2009, is amended by adding a new paragraph 3 to read as follows: 3. SUCH DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM SHALL INCLUDE SIGNAGE AT EACH INTER- SECTION WHERE A TRAFFIC-CONTROL SIGNAL PHOTO VIOLATION-MONITORING DEVICE IS IN OPERATION. SUCH SIGNAGE SHALL WARN THAT A TRAFFIC-CONTROL SIGNAL PHOTO VIOLATION-MONITORING DEVICE IS OPERATING AT SUCH INTERSECTION. S 8. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after it shall have become a law, provided that the amendments to subdivision (a) of section 1111-a of the vehicle and traffic law made by section one of this act and subdivision (a) of sections 1111-b of the vehicle and traffic law made by sections two, three, four, five, six and seven of this act shall not affect the expirations of such sections and shall be deemed expired and repealed therewith. Effective immediately, the addi- tion, amendment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implementation of this act on its effective date is authorized to be made on or before such date.

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