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A03373 Summary:

COSPNSRRivera, Cusick
MLTSPNSRGalef, Lupardo
Amd 1203-c, V & T L
Imposes points on a driver's license for illegally parking in a handicapped parking space.
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A03373 Actions:

01/27/2017referred to transportation
01/03/2018referred to transportation
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A03373 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2017-2018 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    January 27, 2017
        Introduced by M. of A. ORTIZ, RIVERA, CUSICK -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.
          of  A.  GALEF,  LUPARDO  -- read once and referred to the Committee on
        AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law,  in  relation  to  imposing
          points  on  a  person's license for illegally parking in a handicapped
          parking space

          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1. Subdivision 4 of section 1203-c of the vehicle and traffic
     2  law, as amended by chapter 613 of the laws of 2003, is amended  to  read
     3  as follows:
     4    4. (a) Except as otherwise provided by local law which imposes a larg-
     5  er maximum fine, any person who stops, stands or parks in spaces clearly
     6  marked for use by the handicapped in accordance with this section, with-
     7  out a special vehicle identification parking permit, a special municipal
     8  parking  permit  or  whose motor vehicle is not registered in accordance
     9  with section four hundred four-a of this chapter and being used for  the
    10  transportation of a handicapped person; or with such permit or registra-
    11  tion  and  such person is not the one to whom the permit or registration
    12  was issued or is not transporting the person issued the permit or regis-
    13  tration; or any person who parks in a handicapped parking access  aisle;
    14  shall  be subject to a fine of not less than fifty dollars nor more than
    15  seventy-five dollars for the  first  offense  and  seventy-five  to  one
    16  hundred  fifty  dollars for the second offense occurring within a period
    17  of two years within the same municipality. The  arresting  or  ticketing
    18  officer  shall issue a summons to violators of this section. A ticketing
    19  officer issuing a summons pursuant to this section may provide  for  the
    20  removal and storage of a motor vehicle illegally parked in a handicapped
    21  parking space, or a handicapped parking access aisle.
    22    (b)  In addition to the fine imposed by paragraph (a) of this subdivi-
    23  sion, every person convicted of a violation of  this  section  shall  be

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

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     1  subject  to  a  penalty  in  the form of one point against such person's
     2  drivers license.
     3    § 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
     4  ing the date on which it shall have become a law.
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