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A01292 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          1292
 
                               2017-2018 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                    January 11, 2017
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by M. of A. GANTT -- read once and referred to the Committee
          on Transportation
 
        AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to speeding  by
          an unlicensed driver
 
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section 1. The vehicle and traffic law is  amended  by  adding  a  new
     2  section 1183 to read as follows:
     3    § 1183. Speeding by an unlicensed driver. 1. Speeding by an unlicensed
     4  driver  is hereby declared a class A misdemeanor, punishable as provided
     5  in this section.
     6    2. Every person convicted of speeding who does  not  have  a  properly
     7  issued driver's license shall be punished as follows:
     8    (a)  where the court or tribunal records or enters that the speed upon
     9  which the conviction was based exceeded the applicable  speed  limit  by
    10  not  more  than  ten  miles  per  hour,  by a fine of not less than five
    11  hundred dollars nor more than one thousand dollars;
    12    (b) where the court or tribunal records or enters that the speed  upon
    13  which  the  conviction  was based exceeded the applicable speed limit by
    14  ten miles per hour or more but not more than thirty miles per hour, by a
    15  fine of not less than one thousand dollars nor more  than  one  thousand
    16  five  hundred  dollars or by imprisonment for not more than thirty days,
    17  or by both such fine and imprisonment;
    18    (c) where the court or tribunal records or enters that the speed  upon
    19  which  the  conviction  was based exceeded the applicable speed limit by
    20  more than thirty miles per hour, by a fine of not less than one thousand
    21  five hundred dollars nor more than two thousand dollars, or by imprison-
    22  ment for not more than thirty days or by both such  fine  and  imprison-
    23  ment.

         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD01427-01-7

        A. 1292                             2
 
     1    3.  The maximum fine for any subsequent conviction of speeding without
     2  a license  which  occurs  within  eighteen  months  of  any  such  prior
     3  conviction may be increased by an additional five hundred dollars.
     4    4. Nothing contained herein shall be construed as preventing or limit-
     5  ing the impounding or forfeiture of a motor vehicle as provided pursuant
     6  to section four hundred twenty-four of this chapter.
     7    § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
     8  it shall have become a law.
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