LAWS OF NEW YORK, 2005
CHAPTER 108

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

AN  ACT to amend a chapter of the laws of 2005, amending the vehicle and traffic law relating to increasing penalties for leaving the scene  of an  accident  without  reporting,  as  proposed  in  legislative bills numbers S.4584 and A.3327-A, in relation to the effective date thereof

Became a law June 17, 2005, with the approval of the Governor. Passed by a majority vote, three-fifths being present.

The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assembly, do enact as follows:

Section  1.  Section  2 of a chapter of the laws of 2005, amending the vehicle and traffic law relating to increasing penalties for leaving the scene of an accident without reporting, as proposed in legislative bills numbers S.4584 and A.3327-A, is amended to read as follows:

§ 2. This act shall  take  effect  [on  the  first  of  November  next succeeding the date on which it shall have become a law] immediately. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

The Legislature of the STATE OF NEW YORK ss: Pursuant  to  the authority vested in us by section 70-b of the Public Officers Law, we hereby jointly certify that  this  slip  copy  of  this session law was printed under our direction and, in accordance with such section, is entitled to be read into evidence.

JOSEPH L. BRUNO
Temporary President of the Senate

SHELDON SILVER
Speaker of the Assembly