assembly Bill A9511

Vetoed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the display of green lights on the vehicles of members of mobile crisis teams

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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 16, 2022 vetoed memo.134
Dec 06, 2022 delivered to governor
Jun 03, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.421
substituted for a9511b
Jun 03, 2022 substituted by s8524c
May 24, 2022 ordered to third reading rules cal.421
rules report cal.421
reported
May 11, 2022 amend and recommit to rules 9511b
May 10, 2022 reported referred to rules
May 06, 2022 print number 9511a
May 06, 2022 amend (t) and recommit to transportation
Mar 16, 2022 referred to transportation

A9511 - Details

Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§109-d & 109-e, amd §375, V & T L

A9511 - Summary

Relates to the display of green lights on the vehicles of members of mobile crisis teams.

A9511 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9511
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 16, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  MAGNARELLI  -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Transportation
 
 AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to the  display
   of blue lights on the vehicles of mobile crisis response staff members
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. The vehicle and traffic law is amended by  adding  two  new
 sections 109-d and 109-e to read as follows:
   §  109-D.  MOBILE  CRISIS  RESPONSE SERVICES.   SERVICES TO PROVIDE AN
 IMMEDIATE AND SHORT-TERM EMERGENCY RESPONSE TO INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE IN  A
 STATE OF MENTAL, EMOTIONAL, PHYSICAL AND BEHAVIORAL DISTRESS IN ORDER TO
 PREVENT A CRITICAL INCIDENT.
   §  109-E. MOBILE CRISIS RESPONSE STAFF MEMBER. AN INDIVIDUAL WHO IS AN
 EMPLOYEE OR A DESIGNATED VOLUNTEER OF A DULY  AUTHORIZED  MOBILE  CRISIS
 RESPONSE TEAM OR OTHER ESTABLISHED CRISIS RESPONSE SERVICE.
   § 2. Subparagraph a of paragraph 4 of subdivision 41 of section 375 of
 the  vehicle and traffic law, as amended by section 1 of part C of chap-
 ter 58 of the laws of 2020, is amended to read as follows:
   a. One blue light may be affixed to  any  motor  vehicle  owned  by  a
 volunteer  member  of  a  fire department OR BY A MOBILE CRISIS RESPONSE
 STAFF MEMBER or on a motor vehicle owned by a member  of  such  person's
 family  residing  in  the  same household or by a business enterprise in
 which such person has a proprietary interest or by which he  or  she  is
 employed,  provided such volunteer firefighter OR MOBILE CRISIS RESPONSE
 STAFF MEMBER has been authorized in writing to so affix a blue light  by
 the  chief  of  the  fire  department or company of which he or she is a
 member, OR THE ADMINISTRATOR OF A MOBILE CRISIS RESPONSE  SERVICE  which
 authorization shall be subject to revocation at any time by the chief OR
 ADMINISTRATOR  who  issued  the  same or his or her successor in office.
 Such blue light may be displayed exclusively  by  such  volunteer  fire-
 fighter  OR  MOBILE  CRISIS RESPONSE STAFF MEMBER on such a vehicle only
 when engaged in an emergency operation. The use of blue lights on  vehi-
 cles  shall  be  restricted  for  use only by a volunteer firefighter OR
 MOBILE CRISIS RESPONSE STAFF MEMBER except as otherwise provided for  in
 subparagraphs b and b-1 of this paragraph.
   § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
 

A9511A - Details

Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§109-d & 109-e, amd §375, V & T L

A9511A - Summary

Relates to the display of green lights on the vehicles of members of mobile crisis teams.

A9511A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  9511--A
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 16, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  MAGNARELLI  -- 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 display
   of green lights on the vehicles of members of mobile crisis teams

   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. One green light may be affixed to  any  motor  vehicle
 owned  by  a member of a volunteer ambulance service OR BY A MEMBER OF A
 MOBILE CRISIS TEAM, 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 OF
 A VOLUNTEER AMBULANCE SERVICE has been authorized in writing to so affix
 a green light by the chief officer of such service as designated by  the
 members  thereof,  OR  PROVIDED  SUCH MEMBER OF A MOBILE CRISIS TEAM HAS
 BEEN AUTHORIZED IN WRITING TO SO AFFIX A GREEN LIGHT BY  THE  OFFICE  OF
 MENTAL  HEALTH  OR  THE  OFFICE OF ADDICTION SERVICES AND SUPPORTS. Such
 green light may be displayed exclusively by such member of  a  volunteer
 ambulance  service,  OR  A MEMBER OF A DEPLOYED MOBILE CRISIS TEAM, only
 when engaged in an emergency operation. The use of green lights on vehi-
 cles shall be restricted for use only by a member of a  volunteer  ambu-
 lance  service  OR  A  MEMBER OF A MOBILE CRISIS TEAM as provided for in
 this paragraph.
   As used in this paragraph THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING
 MEANINGS: A. "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  corporations  law,
 or  any other law, operating its ambulance or ambulances on a non-profit
 basis for the convenience of the members thereof and their  families  or
 of  the  community  or  under  a  contract  with a county, city, town or
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

A9511B (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§109-d & 109-e, amd §375, V & T L

A9511B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the display of green lights on the vehicles of members of mobile crisis teams.

A9511B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  9511--B
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 16, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  MAGNARELLI  -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Transportation --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
   ordered  reprinted  as  amended  and  recommitted to said committee --
   reported and referred to the Committee on  Rules  --  Rules  Committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to the Committee on Rules

 AN  ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to the display
   of green lights on the vehicles of members of mobile crisis teams
 
   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. One green light may be affixed to  any  motor  vehicle
 owned  by  a member of a volunteer ambulance service OR BY A MEMBER OF A
 MOBILE CRISIS TEAM, 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 OF
 A VOLUNTEER AMBULANCE SERVICE has been authorized in writing to so affix
 a green light by the chief officer of such service as designated by  the
 members  thereof,  OR  PROVIDED  SUCH MEMBER OF A MOBILE CRISIS TEAM HAS
 BEEN AUTHORIZED IN WRITING TO SO AFFIX A GREEN LIGHT BY  THE  OFFICE  OF
 MENTAL  HEALTH  OR  THE  OFFICE OF ADDICTION SERVICES AND SUPPORTS. Such
 green light may be displayed exclusively by such member of  a  volunteer
 ambulance  service,  OR  A MEMBER OF A DEPLOYED MOBILE CRISIS TEAM, only
 when engaged in an emergency operation. The use of green lights on vehi-
 cles shall be restricted for use only by a member of a  volunteer  ambu-
 lance  service  OR  A  MEMBER OF A MOBILE CRISIS TEAM as provided for in
 this paragraph.
   As used in this paragraph THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING
 MEANINGS: A. "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  corporations  law,
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.