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File #: Int 0371-2014    Version: Name: Civil penalties for leaving the scene of an incident without reporting.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 5/29/2014
Enactment date: 9/30/2014 Law number: 2014/050
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to civil penalties for leaving the scene of an incident without reporting.
Sponsors: James G. Van Bramer, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Margaret S. Chin, Chaim M. Deutsch, Andy L. King, Peter A. Koo, Mark Levine, Deborah L. Rose, Paul A. Vallone, Rosie Mendez, Donovan J. Richards, Inez E. Dickens, Carlos Menchaca, Daniel R. Garodnick, Vincent J. Gentile, Elizabeth S. Crowley, Stephen T. Levin, Julissa Ferreras-Copeland, Ben Kallos, David G. Greenfield, Costa G. Constantinides, I. Daneek Miller, Daniel Dromm , Brad S. Lander, Eric A. Ulrich
Council Member Sponsors: 25
Attachments: 1. Int. No. 371 - 5/29/14, 2. Committee Report 9/3/14, 3. Hearing Testimony 9/3/14, 4. Hearing Transcript 9/3/14, 5. Committee Report 9/22/14, 6. Hearing Transcript 9/22/14, 7. Committee Report - Stated Meeting, 8. Fiscal Impact Statement, 9. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 9-23-14, 10. Mayor's Letter, 11. Local Law 50, 12. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - September 23, 2014
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
9/30/2014AJames G. Van Bramer City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/30/2014AJames G. Van Bramer Mayor Hearing Held by MayorFail Action details Meeting details Not available
9/30/2014AJames G. Van Bramer Mayor Signed Into Law by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/23/2014AJames G. Van Bramer City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/23/2014AJames G. Van Bramer City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
9/22/2014*James G. Van Bramer Committee on Transportation Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/22/2014*James G. Van Bramer Committee on Transportation Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/22/2014*James G. Van Bramer Committee on Transportation Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/22/2014AJames G. Van Bramer Committee on Transportation Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
9/3/2014*James G. Van Bramer Committee on Transportation Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/3/2014*James G. Van Bramer Committee on Transportation Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/29/2014*James G. Van Bramer City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/29/2014*James G. Van Bramer City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
Int. No. 371-A
By Council Members Van Bramer, Rodriguez, Chin, Deutsch, King, Koo, Levine, Rose, Vallone, Mendez, Richards, Dickens, Menchaca, Garodnick, Gentile, Crowley, Levin, Ferreras, Kallos, Greenfield, Constantinides, Miller, Dromm, Lander and Ulrich
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to civil penalties for leaving the scene of an incident without reporting.
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1. Subchapter 3 of chapter one of title 19 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 19-191 to read as follows:
§ 19-191 Civil penalties for leaving the scene of an incident without reporting.  a. Except as provided in the vehicle and traffic law, in addition to or as an alternative to any  penalties assessed thereunder, any driver who, knowing or having cause to know that damage has been caused to the real property or the personal property of another due to an incident involving the driver's motor vehicle, leaves the scene of an incident without complying with all of the provisions of paragraph a of subdivision one of section six hundred of the vehicle and traffic law, shall be liable for a civil penalty, recoverable at the environmental control board, of not more than five hundred dollars.
b. Except as provided in the vehicle and traffic law, in addition to or as an alternative to any penalties assessed thereunder, any driver who, knowing or having cause to know that physical injury has been caused to another person due to an incident involving the driver's motor vehicle, leaves the scene of an incident without complying with all of the provisions of paragraph a of subdivision two of section six hundred of the vehicle and traffic law, shall be liable for a civil penalty, recoverable at the environmental control board, of not less than one thousand dollars nor more than two thousand dollars, except where such injury is a serious physical injury, such driver shall be liable for a civil penalty, recoverable at the environmental control board, of not less than two thousand dollars nor more than ten thousand dollars, and where such injury results in death, such driver shall be liable for a civil penalty, recoverable at the environmental control board, of not less than five thousand dollars nor more than ten thousand dollars.
c. For purposes of this section, "physical injury" and "serious physical injury" shall have the same meaning as in section 10.00 of the penal law.
§ 2. This local law shall take effect ninety days after enactment.
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