2006 New York Code - Violations.



 
    § 103. Violations.   (a)(1)   Any  person  who  violates  any  of  the
  provisions of section one hundred two of this article or any local  law,
  ordinance,  order,  rule or regulation adopted pursuant to this article,
  shall be guilty of a violation unless such conduct is declared to  be  a
  misdemeanor  or  a  felony  pursuant to this chapter or any other law of
  this state.
    (2) Every person convicted of a violation of any of the provisions  of
  this  article  or  of  any  ordinance, order, rule or regulation adopted
  pursuant to this article for which another penalty is not provided shall
  for a first conviction thereof be punished by a fine of  not  less  than
  twenty-five nor more than one hundred dollars or by imprisonment for not
  more  than  seven  days  or  by  both  such fine and imprisonment; for a
  conviction of a second violation, both of which were committed within  a
  period of twenty-four months, such person shall be punished by a fine of
  not  less than one hundred nor more than two hundred fifty dollars or by
  imprisonment of not more than fifteen days or  by  both  such  fine  and
  imprisonment; upon a conviction for a third or subsequent violation, all
  of  which  were  committed  within  a period of twenty-four months, such
  person shall be punished by a fine of not less than two hundred  dollars
  nor  more than five hundred dollars or by imprisonment for not more than
  thirty days or by both such fine and imprisonment.
    (b) The court shall suspend a person's privilege to  operate  and  may
  suspend a vessel registration:
    (1) for a period of six months where a person is convicted of reckless
  operation  of  a  vessel  pursuant  to  any applicable provision of this
  article after having been convicted  of  any  such  offense  within  the
  preceding eighteen months;
    (2)  for  a period of six months upon a third or subsequent conviction
  for any violation of any law, ordinance or regulation limiting the speed
  of a vessel or any provision constituting a misdemeanor by this  article
  except  for  the  commission of a third or subsequent misdemeanor as set
  forth in paragraph three of this subdivision;
    (3) for a period of twelve months  where  a  person  is  convicted  of
  reckless  operation  of a vessel pursuant to any applicable provision of
  this article after having been  twice  convicted  of  any  such  offense
  within the preceding eighteen months.
    (c) When a person is convicted pursuant to this article and is subject
  to  a  suspension  pursuant  to  this  subdivision,  the court shall, in
  addition to any other penalties invoked under this article, require  the
  convicted  person, as a condition of the sentence, to complete a boating
  safety course of the state, U.S. Power Squadrons, or  U.S.  Coast  Guard
  Auxiliary  and show proof of successful completion of such course to the
  court or its designee.

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