assembly Bill A811A

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the use of green lights on municipal vehicles

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 17, 2022 signed chap.504
Aug 05, 2022 delivered to governor
Jun 01, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1746
substituted for s3532a
Jan 12, 2022 referred to transportation
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 05, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.51
returned to assembly
died in senate
May 24, 2021 referred to transportation
delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.71
rules report cal.71
reported
May 19, 2021 reported referred to rules
May 11, 2021 reported referred to codes
Apr 27, 2021 print number 811a
Apr 27, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to transportation
Jan 06, 2021 referred to transportation

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A811 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3532
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§375 & 1144-a, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A4764, S4714

A811 - Summary

Allows for the use of green lights or alternating green and amber lights on municipal vehicles being used for snow removal; relates to the operation of vehicles when approaching such a parked, stopped or standing hazard vehicle.

A811 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    811
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  WALLACE,  NORRIS,  McMAHON  -- read once and
   referred to the Committee on Transportation
 
 AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to the  use  of
   green lights on municipal vehicles

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 41 of section 375 of the  vehicle  and  traffic
 law is amended by adding a new paragraph 5-a to read as follows:
   5-A. GREEN LIGHT OR ALTERNATING GREEN AND AMBER LIGHT. GREEN LIGHTS OR
 ALTERNATING  GREEN  AND AMBER LIGHTS MAY BE AFFIXED TO ANY MOTOR VEHICLE
 OWNED BY THE STATE OR ANY MUNICIPALITY ENGAGED IN THE  REMOVAL  OF  ICE,
 SNOW,  OR  OTHER MATERIAL THE FROM HIGHWAY OR ROADWAY AND IN OTHER OPER-
 ATIONS DESIGNED TO CONTROL SNOW AND ICE.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02241-01-1


Co-Sponsors

A811A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3532
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§375 & 1144-a, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A4764, S4714

A811A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Allows for the use of green lights or alternating green and amber lights on municipal vehicles being used for snow removal; relates to the operation of vehicles when approaching such a parked, stopped or standing hazard vehicle.

A811A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  811--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. WALLACE, NORRIS, McMAHON, LUPARDO, TAGUE -- read
   once and referred to the  Committee  on  Transportation  --  committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee

 AN  ACT  to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to the use of
   green lights on municipal hazard vehicles designed for  ice  and  snow
   removal  and in relation to the operation of vehicles when approaching
   such a parked, stopped or standing hazard vehicle
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Paragraph 5 of subdivision 41 of section 375 of the vehicle
 and  traffic law, as added by chapter 197 of the laws of 1970, the open-
 ing paragraph as amended by chapter 349 of the laws of 2004, is  amended
 to read as follows:
   5.  Green light. (A) One green light may be affixed to any motor vehi-
 cle owned by a member of a volunteer ambulance service, or  on  a  motor
 vehicle  owned  by  a  member  of such person's family, or by a business
 enterprise in which such person has a proprietary interest or  by  which
 he  is  employed, provided such member has been authorized in writing to
 so affix a green light by the chief officer of such  service  as  desig-
 nated  by  the members thereof. Such green light may be displayed exclu-
 sively by such member of a volunteer ambulance service only when engaged
 in an emergency operation. The use of green lights on vehicles shall  be
 restricted  for use only by a member of a volunteer ambulance service as
 provided for in this paragraph  EXCEPT  AS  OTHERWISE  PROVIDED  FOR  IN
 SUBPARAGRAPH C OF THIS PARAGRAPH.
   (B)  As used in this paragraph volunteer ambulance service means: [a.]
 (I) a non-profit membership corporation (other than a fire  corporation)
 incorporated under or subject to the provisions of the membership corpo-
 rations  law, or any other law, operating its ambulance or ambulances on
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets