Bill S7630-2013

Relates to owner liability for failure of operator to comply with traffic control indications in the city of Syracuse

Relates to owner liability for failure of operator to comply with traffic control indications in the city of Syracuse.

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  • May 21, 2014: REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION

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BILL NUMBER:S7630

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend chapter 383 of the laws of 2009, amending the vehicle and traffic law, the general municipal law and the public officers law, relating to owner liability for failure of operator to comply with traffic control indications, in relation to extending the provisions thereof

PURPOSE OF THE BILL:

Extends the authority of the City of Syracuse to install "red light" cameras until 2019.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 1, extends the authority of the City of Syracuse to install "red light" cameras until 2019.

Section 2, establishes the effective date.

JUSTIFICATION:

In 2009, the Legislature gave the City of Syracuse authority to install cameras to enforce the running of red lights. This legislation extends this authority until 2019, and continues to provide the City of Syracuse with the option of installing "red light" cameras.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

New Bill

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

None to the State.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

This act shall take effect immediately.


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STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 7630 IN SENATE May 21, 2014 ___________
Introduced by Sen. VALESKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation AN ACT to amend chapter 383 of the laws of 2009, amending the vehicle and traffic law, the general municipal law and the public officers law, relating to owner liability for failure of operator to comply with traffic control indications, in relation to extending the provisions thereof THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The opening paragraph and paragraph (k) of section 24 of chapter 383 of the laws of 2009, amending the vehicle and traffic law, the general municipal law and the public officers law, relating to owner liability for failure of operator to comply with traffic control indi- cations, are amended to read as follows: This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall have become a law and shall expire December 1, [2014] 2019 when upon such date the provisions of this act shall be deemed repealed; provided that: (k) any such local laws as may be enacted pursuant to this act shall remain in full force and effect only until December 1, [2014] 2019. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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