senate Bill S1422

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to designating human organ delivery vehicles as authorized emergency vehicles

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee


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Jan 14, 2019 referred to transportation

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S1422 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3690
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§101 & 114-b, add §117-e, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S7013, A9617
2017-2018: S2162, A438

S1422 (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.

S1422 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1422 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1422

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 14, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. SERINO, O'MARA, BOYLE, CARLUCCI, FLANAGAN, GALLIVAN,
  HELMING, SEPULVEDA, SEWARD -- 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:
  § 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.
  § 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:
  § 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
hazardous  materials  or other emergency.  Emergency operation shall not
include returning from such service.
  § 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.

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