|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 22, 2020||referred to transportation|
delivered to assembly
|Jan 21, 2020||advanced to third reading|
|Jan 15, 2020||2nd report cal.|
|Jan 14, 2020||1st report cal.123|
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation|
returned to senate
died in assembly
|May 06, 2019||referred to transportation|
delivered to assembly
|Apr 29, 2019||advanced to third reading|
|Apr 10, 2019||2nd report cal.|
|Apr 09, 2019||1st report cal.441|
|Jan 31, 2019||referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation|
senate Bill S3012
Current Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S3012 (ACTIVE) - Details
S3012 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S3012 SPONSOR: GAUGHRAN TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the navigation law, in relation to providing an exemption from certain laws for operators of law enforcement and fire department vessels responding to emergencies on the navigable waters of the state PURPOSE: This bill exempts law enforcement and fire departments from laws which regulate vessels on the navigable waters of the state while in the course of responding to emergencies. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Adds a new section 39-b of the Navigation Law to provide an exemption from certain laws for law enforcement vessels responding to emergencies on the navigable waters of the state.
S3012 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3012 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 31, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. GAUGHRAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation AN ACT to amend the navigation law, in relation to providing an exemption from certain laws for operators of law enforcement and fire department vessels responding to emergencies on the navigable waters of the state THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The navigation law is amended by adding a new section 39-b to read as follows: § 39-B. LAW ENFORCEMENT AND FIRE DEPARTMENT VESSELS. 1. THE OPERATOR OF A LAW ENFORCEMENT OR FIRE DEPARTMENT VESSEL, WHEN INVOLVED IN AN EMERGENCY OPERATION ON THE NAVIGABLE WATERS OF THE STATE, MAY EXERCISE THE PRIVILEGES SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION, BUT SUBJECT TO THE CONDITIONS SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISIONS THREE AND FOUR OF THIS SECTION. 2. THE OPERATOR OF A LAW ENFORCEMENT OR FIRE DEPARTMENT VESSEL MAY DISREGARD ANY LAW, RULE OR REGULATION OF THIS STATE OR ANY LOCAL LAW OR ORDINANCE OF A MUNICIPALITY OF THIS STATE GOVERNING THE MOVEMENT OR TURNING OF VESSELS UPON SUCH NAVIGABLE WATERS. 3. THE PRIVILEGES GRANTED TO THE OPERATOR OF A LAW ENFORCEMENT OR FIRE DEPARTMENT VESSEL PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL APPLY ONLY WHEN AUDIBLE SIGNALS ARE SOUNDED FROM ANY SUCH VESSEL WHILE IN MOTION BY BELL, HORN, SIREN, ELECTRONIC DEVICE OR EXHAUST WHISTLE AS MAY BE REASONABLY NECES- SARY, AND WHEN THE VESSEL IS EQUIPPED WITH AT LEAST ONE LIGHTED LAMP SO THAT FROM ANY DIRECTION, UNDER NORMAL ATMOSPHERIC CONDITIONS FROM A DISTANCE OF FIVE HUNDRED FEET FROM SUCH VESSEL, AT LEAST ONE BLUE OR RED LIGHT WILL BE DISPLAYED AND VISIBLE. 4. THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL NOT RELIEVE THE OPERATOR OF A LAW ENFORCEMENT OR FIRE DEPARTMENT VESSEL FROM THE DUTY TO OPERATE SUCH EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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