N.Y. Penal Law Section 60.20
Authorized dispositions

  • traffic infraction


When a person is convicted of a traffic infraction, the sentence of the court shall be as follows:


A period of conditional discharge, as provided in article sixty-five; or


Unconditional discharge as provided in section 65.20; or


A fine or a sentence to a term of imprisonment, or both, as prescribed in and authorized by the provision that defines the infraction; or


A sentence of intermittent imprisonment, as provided in article eighty-five.


Where a sentence of conditional discharge is imposed for a traffic infraction, all incidents of the sentence shall be the same as would be applicable if the sentence were for a violation.

Source: Section 60.20 — Authorized dispositions; traffic infraction, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/PEN/60.­20 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Nov. 25, 2023).

Nov. 25, 2023

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

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