Bill S6149A-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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Actions

  • Jun 21, 2012: COMMITTED TO RULES
  • Apr 25, 2012: ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • Apr 19, 2012: 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • Apr 18, 2012: 1ST REPORT CAL.549
  • Feb 1, 2012: PRINT NUMBER 6149A
  • Feb 1, 2012: AMEND (T) AND RECOMMIT TO TRANSPORTATION
  • Jan 6, 2012: REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION

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VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Transportation - Apr 18, 2012
Ayes (12): Fuschillo, Larkin, Maziarz, McDonald, Nozzolio, Robach, Young, Dilan, Diaz, Smith, Stavisky, Valesky
Ayes W/R (5): Johnson, Ranzenhofer, Zeldin, Adams, Kennedy
Nays (2): Perkins, Squadron

Memo

BILL NUMBER:S6149A

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to requiring signage alerting motorists of red light cameras; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

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: The vehicle and traffic law is amended to add a new section 1111-d 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 a 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have become a law and shall expire December 1, 2014 when upon such date the provisions of this act shall be deemed repealed. 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--A 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 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to requiring signage alerting motorists of red light cameras; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding a new section 1111-d to read as follows: S 1111-D. RED LIGHT CAMERA SIGNAGE REQUIRED. ANY CITY OR COUNTY OPER- ATING A DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM THAT IMPOSES MONETARY LIABILITY ON THE OWNER OF A VEHICLE FOR FAILURE OF AN OPERATOR THEREOF TO COMPLY WITH TRAFFIC-CONTROL INDICATIONS IN SUCH CITY OR COUNTY PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE SHALL REQUIRE SIGNAGE AT EACH INTERSECTION WHERE A TRAFFIC-CON- TROL SIGNAL PHOTO VIOLATION-MONITORING DEVICE IS IN OPERATION. SUCH SIGNAGE SHALL WARN THAT A TRAFFIC-CONTROL SIGNAL PHOTO VIOLATION-MONI- TORING DEVICE IS OPERATING AT SUCH INTERSECTION. S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after it shall have become a law and shall expire December 1, 2014 when upon such date the provisions of this act shall be deemed repealed. Effective immediately, the addition, amendment and/or repeal of any rule or regu- lation 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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