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S07742 Summary:

BILL NOS07742
 
SAME ASSAME AS A08569-A
 
SPONSORSAVINO
 
COSPNSR
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd 1180-b & 1180-d, V & T L
 
Requires signs providing notice of the use of a photo speed violation monitoring system to be primarily yellow and be placed within fifty feet of a photo speed violation monitoring system.
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S07742 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          7742
 
                    IN SENATE
 
                                    February 12, 2020
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation
 
        AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to requirements
          for signs providing notice of the use of a photo speed violation moni-
          toring system
 
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section  1.  Paragraph  2  of subdivision (a) of section 1180-b of the
     2  vehicle and traffic law, as amended by chapter 30 of the laws  of  2019,
     3  is amended to read as follows:
     4    2.  No  photo  speed  violation  monitoring  system shall be used in a
     5  school speed zone unless (i) on the day it is to be used it has success-
     6  fully passed a self-test of its functions; and (ii) it has undergone  an
     7  annual  calibration  check  performed pursuant to paragraph four of this
     8  subdivision. The city shall install signs giving notice  to  approaching
     9  motor  vehicle  operators that a photo speed violation monitoring system
    10  is in use, in conformance  with  standards  established  in  the  MUTCD.
    11  Notwithstanding  any  provision of law to the contrary, such signs shall
    12  be primarily yellow, indicate that there is a school speed zone and that
    13  a photo speed violation  monitoring  system  is  being  used  for  photo
    14  enforcement,  and  shall be placed within fifty feet in either direction
    15  of a photo speed violation monitoring system.
    16    § 2. Paragraph 2 of subdivision (a) of section 1180-d of  the  vehicle
    17  and traffic law, as added by chapter 148 of the laws of 2019, is amended
    18  to read as follows:
    19    2.  No  photo  speed  violation  monitoring  system shall be used in a
    20  school speed zone unless (i) on the day it is to be used it has success-
    21  fully passed a self-test of its functions; and (ii) it has undergone  an
    22  annual  calibration  check  performed pursuant to paragraph four of this
    23  subdivision. The city shall install signs giving  notice  that  a  photo
    24  speed  violation  monitoring  system  is in use to be mounted on advance
    25  warning signs notifying motor vehicle operators of such upcoming  school
    26  speed  zone  and/or  on  speed limit signs applicable within such school
    27  speed zone, in conformance with  standards  established  in  the  MUTCD.
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD13643-05-0

        S. 7742                             2
 
     1  Notwithstanding  any provision of law to the contrary, such signs giving
     2  notice that a photo speed violation monitoring system is in use shall be
     3  primarily yellow, indicate that there is a school speed zone and that  a
     4  photo speed violation monitoring system is being used for photo enforce-
     5  ment,  and  shall  be  placed within fifty feet in either direction of a
     6  photo speed violation monitoring system.
     7    § 3. This act shall take effect on the sixtieth  day  after  it  shall
     8  have  become  a  law; provided, however, that the amendments to sections
     9  1180-b and 1180-d of the vehicle and traffic law made  by  sections  one
    10  and  two  of  this  act shall not affect the repeal of such sections and
    11  shall be deemed repealed therewith.
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