|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to transportation|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S95
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S95 - Details
S95 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S95 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to ambulance registration fees PURPOSE: To exempt not for profit emergency medical vehicles from the payment of vehicle registration fees. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 allows ambulance services that charge a fee to cover only the actual costs of the services provided to remain exempt from paying vehicle registration fees. Section 2 contains the effective date. JUSTIFICATION: Many localities rely on not-for-profit emergency rescue squads or ambulance services to transport sick and injured residents. Many of these rescue squads have operated for years on community donations. With the downturn in the economy and advances in emergency medical services and expanding roles and responsibilities, many of these ambulance services found that they needed to bill for services in order to remain solvent. Simply billing for services to remain whole
S95 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 95 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. GALLIVAN -- 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 ambulance registration fees THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph b of subdivision 6 of section 401 of the vehicle and traffic law, as amended by chapter 168 of the laws of 1987, is amended to read as follows: b. The provisions of this article with respect to the payment of registration fees shall not apply to ambulances used exclusively to carry sick or injured persons, other than those used in the business of carrying or transporting sick or injured persons for [hire or] profit[, or]; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT AMBULANCE SERVICES THAT CHARGE A FEE TO COVER ACTUAL COSTS OF SUCH SERVICES SHALL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR PROFIT FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION. NOR SHALL SUCH PROVISIONS APPLY to motor vehicles which are especially constructed and equipped to carry lost, strayed, sick, maimed or disabled animals, and owned and operated for that purpose by a duly incorporated society, incorporated for the purpose of preventing cruelty to animals, or to motor vehicles owned or controlled by the state, a city, county, village, town, school district, or fire district or any of the departments thereof or county extension service association or public improvement district formed under and pursuant to provisions of the town law, or sanitary district formed pursuant to the provisions of chapter five hundred sixteen of the laws of nineteen hundred twenty-eight, as amended, or soil conservation districts formed pursuant to the provisions of the soil conservation districts law, or to motor vehicles owned by professional foreign consuls-general, consuls and vice consuls, who are nationals of the state appointing them and who are assigned to foreign consulates in the EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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