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§ 511(1)(a)

Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle in the Third Degree

§ 511(1)

(a) A person is guilty of the offense of AUO 3rd when such person operates a motor vehicle upon a public highway while knowing or having reason to know that such person's license or privilege of operating such motor vehicle in New York or privilege of obtaining a license to operate such motor vehicle issued by the commissioner is suspended, revoked or otherwise withdrawn by the commissioner.

(b) AUO 3rd is a misdemeanor.

When a person is convicted of this offense, the sentence of the court must be:

(i) a fine of $200 to $500; or

(ii) a term of imprisonment of not more than 30 days; or

(iii) both such fine and imprisonment.

(1)(c) Whenever proceedings in an administrative tribunal or a court of New York result in a conviction for an offense or a traffic infraction under the VTL, there shall be levied a crime victim assistance fee in the amount of $5 and a mandatory surcharge, in addition to any sentence required or permitted by law, in the amount of $55.

(9) Notwithstanding the provisions of § 1809(1), in the event a proceeding is in a town or village court, the court shall add an additional $5 to the surcharges imposed by § 1809(1).

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, whenever proceedings in a court or an administrative tribunal of New York result in a conviction for an offense or for a traffic infraction under the VTL, there shall be levied in addition to any sentence, penalty or other surcharge required or permitted by law, an additional surcharge of $28.

The following violations shall not be assigned any point value:

(i) any violation relating to vehicle registration, licensing or insurance[.]

Last verified: 2017-02-12