S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
I N S E N A T E
January 8, 2014
Introduced by Sen. MARCELLINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and
when printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation
AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to including
vehicles operated by sanitation workers in the definition of "hazard
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Section 117-a of the vehicle and traffic law, as amended by
chapter 154 of the laws of 1992, is amended to read as follows:
S 117-a. Hazard vehicle. Every vehicle owned and operated or leased
by a utility, whether public or private, used in the construction, main-
tenance and repair of its facilities, every vehicle specially equipped
or designed for the towing or pushing of disabled vehicles, every vehi-
cle engaged in highway maintenance, or in ice and snow removal where
such operation involves the use of a public highway, EVERY VEHICLE OPER-
ATED BY A SANITATION OR RECYCLING WORKER IN THE PERFORMANCE OF HIS OR
HER OFFICIAL DUTIES and vehicles driven by rural letter carriers while
in the performance of [their] HIS OR HER official duties.
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.