senate Bill S715

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Amends the definition of "emergency service"

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to transportation
Jan 05, 2011 referred to transportation

S715 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง114-b, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2762

S715 - Summary

Amends the definition of "emergency service"; provides that such term shall include returning from the operation, or parking, of an authorized emergency vehicle, when such vehicle is engaged in transporting a sick or injured person, transporting prisoners, delivering blood or blood products in a situation involving an imminent health risk, pursuing an actual or suspected violator of the law, or responding to, or working or assisting at the scene of an accident, disaster, police call, alarm of fire, actual or potential release of hazardous materials or other emergency.

S715 - Sponsor Memo

S715 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                   715

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ROBACH -- 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  emergency
  operation

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 114-b of the vehicle and traffic law, as amended by
chapter 460 of the laws of 1996, is amended to read as follows:
  S 114-b. Emergency operation. The operation, or parking, of an author-
ized emergency vehicle, when such vehicle is engaged in  transporting  a
sick  or  injured  person,  transporting  prisoners, delivering blood or
blood products in a situation involving an imminent health risk,  pursu-
ing  an  actual  or  suspected violator of the law, or responding to, or
working or assisting at the scene of an accident, disaster, police call,
alarm of fire, actual or potential release  of  hazardous  materials  or
other emergency.  Emergency operation shall [not] include returning from
such service.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01937-01-1

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