|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Apr 23, 2018||referred to local government|
senate Bill S8251
Current Bill Status - In Senate Local Government Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S8251 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- General Municipal Law
- Laws Affected:
- Add §109-d, Gen Muni L; add §417-c, V & T L
S8251 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8251 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the general municipal law and the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to warranties of fire vehicles and ambulances PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL : This bill would enact a "Lemon Law" for fire vehicle apparatus and ambulances. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Section 1 of the bill amends the General Municipal .1,314 by adding section 109d to create a "lemon law" for municipal fire vehicles and ambulances to provide municipal consumers with direct recourse against fire vehicles or ambulance manufacturer in the event of a breach of warranty of a new vehicle. Section 2 adds section 417-c to the vehicle and traffic law. This section establishes mandatory disclosures regarding non-conforming vehicles to be made by the seller prior to resale, and establishes a remedy. Section 3 states the act shall take affect on the first of January next succeeding the date on which it shall have become law and
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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