senate Bill S745

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Outlines when certain vehicles shall be considered an emergency ambulance service vehicle

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 12, 2013 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 05, 2013 advanced to third reading
Mar 04, 2013 2nd report cal.
Feb 28, 2013 1st report cal.134
Jan 09, 2013 referred to transportation

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S745 - Details

Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §115-c, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S5598

S745 - Summary

Outlines when certain vehicles shall be considered an emergency ambulance service vehicle; provides that every vehicle operated for emergency medical service purposes owned by an entity or agency of the state, a public authority, a county, town, city or village certified pursuant to section three thousand five of the public health law to operate an ambulance or advance life support first response service, for the purposes of section one hundred one of the vehicle and traffic law shall be considered an emergency ambulance service vehicle.

S745 - Sponsor Memo

S745 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   745

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  FUSCHILLO, LARKIN, LAVALLE, MAZIARZ -- 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
  ambulance service vehicles

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

  Section 1.  Section 115-c of the vehicle and traffic law, as added  by
chapter 142 of the laws of 1981, is amended to read as follows:
  S 115-c. Emergency  ambulance  service vehicle. An emergency ambulance
service vehicle shall be defined  as  an  appropriately  equipped  motor
vehicle  owned or operated by an ambulance service as defined in section
three thousand one of the public health law and used for the purpose  of
transporting  emergency  medical  personnel  and  equipment  to  sick or
injured persons. PROVIDED HOWEVER, THAT EVERY VEHICLE OPERATED FOR EMER-
GENCY MEDICAL SERVICE PURPOSES OWNED BY  AN  ENTITY  OR  AGENCY  OF  THE
STATE,  A  PUBLIC  AUTHORITY,  A COUNTY, TOWN, CITY OR VILLAGE CERTIFIED
PURSUANT TO SECTION THREE THOUSAND FIVE OF  THE  PUBLIC  HEALTH  LAW  TO
OPERATE  AN  AMBULANCE  OR  ADVANCE LIFE SUPPORT FIRST RESPONSE SERVICE,
WHEN OPERATED IN AN OFFICIAL CAPACITY BY OR UNDER  THE  DIRECTION  OF  A
SUPERVISORY  OFFICER  OR  THE  MEDICAL DIRECTOR OF SUCH ENTITY OR AGENCY
SHALL BE CONSIDERED AN  EMERGENCY  AMBULANCE  SERVICE  VEHICLE  FOR  THE
PURPOSES OF SECTION ONE HUNDRED ONE OF THIS ARTICLE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01419-01-3

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