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S05028 Summary:

BILL NO    S05028 

SAME AS    SAME AS A07350

SPONSOR    YOUNG

COSPNSR    BOYLE, MARCHIONE, RANZENHOFER, SEWARD, TKACZYK

MLTSPNSR   

Amd SS375, 227, 510 & 1809, add SS1174-a & 223-a, V & T L; amd SS3621, 3623-a &
3650, Ed L; amd SS120.00 & 125.10, Pen L; add S89-h, St Fin L

Enacts the "school bus camera safety act" to authorize the installation and use
of photo monitoring devices on school buses to detect and record vehicles
illegally passing or overtaking a school bus; provides for owner liability of a
motor vehicle detected by a camera to have illegally passed or overtaken a
school bus; provides that liability shall be a civil fine equal to the traffic
infraction fine imposed therefor; authorizes school districts to receive state
aid for the purchase of such cameras; includes within the class A misdemeanor
of assault in the third degree, the causation of physical injury to another
person while passing or overtaking a stopped school bus; includes within the
class E felony of criminally negligent homicide, the causation of death to
another person while passing or overtaking a stopped school bus; provides for
the transfer of a portion of the mandatory surcharge imposed for illegally
passing or overtaking a school bus to the comprehensive school bus driver
safety training program for the study and promotion of issues involving school
bus safety; establishes a school bus safety education fund.
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