senate Bill S8251

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to warranties of fire vehicles and ambulances

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Local Government Committee


  • Introduced
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  • On Floor Calendar
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Apr 23, 2018 referred to local government

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S8251 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10424
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §109-d, Gen Muni L; add §417-c, V & T L

S8251 - Summary

Places requirements on honoring warranties of fire vehicles and ambulances; establishes the new emergency vehicle lemon law bill of rights; regulates arbitration proceedings.

S8251 - Sponsor Memo

S8251 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8251

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 23, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ROBACH -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government

AN ACT to amend the general municipal law and the  vehicle  and  traffic
  law, in relation to warranties of fire vehicles and ambulances

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

  Section 1. The general municipal  law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
section 109-d to read as follows:
  S 109-D. EMERGENCY VEHICLE WARRANTIES. 1. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS
SECTION:
  A.  "AMBULANCE" MEANS A MOTOR VEHICLE DESIGNED, APPROPRIATELY EQUIPPED
AND USED FOR THE PURPOSE OF: (I) TRANSPORTING EMERGENCY MEDICAL  PERSON-
NEL  AND EQUIPMENT TO SICK OR INJURED PERSONS; AND (II) CARRYING SICK OR
INJURED PERSONS BY A PERSON OR ENTITY  REGISTERED  OR  CERTIFIED  AS  AN
AMBULANCE  SERVICE  BY  THE  DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, THAT WAS SUBJECT TO A
MANUFACTURER'S EXPRESS WARRANTY AT THE TIME OF ORIGINAL DELIVERY AND WAS
PURCHASED OR TRANSFERRED IN THIS STATE WITHIN EITHER THE FIRST  EIGHTEEN
THOUSAND  MILES  OF  OPERATION  OR  TWO  YEARS FROM THE DATE OF ORIGINAL
DELIVERY, WHICHEVER IS EARLIER.
  B. "FIRE  VEHICLE"  MEANS  A  MOTOR  VEHICLE  SPECIALLY  DESIGNED  AND
EQUIPPED FOR FIREFIGHTING PURPOSES WHICH WAS SUBJECT TO A MANUFACTURER'S
EXPRESS  WARRANTY  AT THE TIME OF ORIGINAL DELIVERY AND WAS PURCHASED OR
TRANSFERRED IN THIS STATE WITHIN EITHER THE FIRST TWO THOUSAND HOURS  OF
SERVICE  OR  TWO  YEARS FROM THE DATE OF ORIGINAL DELIVERY, WHICHEVER IS
EARLIER.
  C. "MUNICIPAL CONSUMER" MEANS A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OR FIRE  COMPANY
WHICH  IS THE PURCHASER OR TRANSFEREE OF A FIRE VEHICLE OR AMBULANCE AND
ANY OTHER PERSON ENTITLED BY THE TERMS OF THE WARRANTY  TO  ENFORCE  THE
OBLIGATIONS OF SUCH WARRANTY.
  D.  "WARRANTY" MEANS THE WRITTEN WARRANTY, SO LABELED, OF THE MANUFAC-
TURER AND ANY OTHER WARRANTIES SET FORTH IN THE  MANUFACTURER'S  OR  ITS
AGENT'S  BID OR OFFER SUBMITTED WHERE COMPETITIVE BIDDING IS REQUIRED BY
STATUTE, RULE, REGULATION OR LOCAL LAW, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO,  A
BID  OR OFFER SUBMITTED PURSUANT TO THE COMPETITIVE BIDDING REQUIREMENTS

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

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