senate Bill S2162A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to designating human organ delivery vehicles as authorized emergency vehicles

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  • On Floor Calendar
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 02, 2017 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 27, 2017 amended on third reading 2162a
Mar 23, 2017 advanced to third reading
Mar 22, 2017 2nd report cal.
Mar 21, 2017 1st report cal.467
Jan 12, 2017 referred to transportation

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S2162 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A438A
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§101 & 114-b, add §117-e, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S7013A, A9617A

S2162 - Summary

Designates human organ delivery vehicles as authorized emergency vehicles which shall permit the operator of such vehicles certain privileges when involved in an emergency operation.

S2162 - Sponsor Memo

S2162 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2162

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 12, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. SERINO, AVELLA, CARLUCCI, HANNON, LARKIN, MARCHIONE,
  O'MARA  --  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  designating
  human organ delivery vehicles as authorized emergency vehicles

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

  Section 1. Section 101 of the vehicle and traffic law, as  amended  by
chapter 446 of the laws of 2003, is amended to read as follows:
  S  101.  Authorized emergency vehicle. Every ambulance, police vehicle
or bicycle, correction vehicle, fire vehicle,  civil  defense  emergency
vehicle,  emergency  ambulance  service vehicle, blood delivery vehicle,
HUMAN ORGAN DELIVERY VEHICLE, county emergency medical services vehicle,
environmental emergency response  vehicle,  sanitation  patrol  vehicle,
hazardous  materials  emergency vehicle and ordnance disposal vehicle of
the armed forces of the United States.
  S 2. Section 114-b of the vehicle and traffic law, as amended by chap-
ter 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,  TRANS-
PORTING  HUMAN ORGANS, HUMAN TISSUE OR MEDICAL PERSONNEL FOR THE PURPOSE
OF ORGAN RECOVERY OR TRANSPLANTATION, 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.  Emergency
operation shall not include returning from such service.
  S 3. The vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding  a  new  section
117-e to read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03752-01-7

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S2162A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A438A
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§101 & 114-b, add §117-e, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S7013A, A9617A

S2162A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Designates human organ delivery vehicles as authorized emergency vehicles which shall permit the operator of such vehicles certain privileges when involved in an emergency operation.

S2162A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2162A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2162--A
    Cal. No. 467

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 12, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. SERINO, AVELLA, CARLUCCI, GOLDEN, HANNON, HELMING,
  LARKIN, MARCHIONE, O'MARA, SEWARD -- read twice and  ordered  printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation --
  reported  favorably  from  said committee, ordered to first and second
  report, ordered to a third reading,  amended  and  ordered  reprinted,
  retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN  ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to designating
  human organ delivery vehicles as authorized emergency vehicles

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

  Section  1.  Section 101 of the vehicle and traffic law, as amended by
chapter 446 of the laws of 2003, is amended to read as follows:
  S 101. Authorized emergency vehicle. Every ambulance,  police  vehicle
or  bicycle,  correction  vehicle, fire vehicle, civil defense emergency
vehicle, emergency ambulance service vehicle,  blood  delivery  vehicle,
HUMAN ORGAN DELIVERY VEHICLE, county emergency medical services vehicle,
environmental  emergency  response  vehicle,  sanitation patrol vehicle,
hazardous materials emergency vehicle and ordnance disposal  vehicle  of
the armed forces of the United States.
  S 2. Section 114-b of the vehicle and traffic law, as amended by chap-
ter 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, TRANS-
PORTING HUMAN ORGANS, HUMAN TISSUE OR MEDICAL PERSONNEL FOR THE  PURPOSE
OF  ORGAN  RECOVERY OR TRANSPLANTATION IN A SITUATION INVOLVING AN IMMI-
NENT 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

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03752-02-7

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