senate Bill S4071

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Designates human organ delivery vehicles as authorized emergency vehicles

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Current Bill Status Via A96 - Signed by Governor


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  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 25, 2021 signed chap.496
Oct 13, 2021 delivered to governor
Jun 02, 2021 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1236
substituted for s4071a
Jun 02, 2021 substituted by a96a
May 24, 2021 advanced to third reading
amended 4071a
May 20, 2021 2nd report cal.
May 19, 2021 1st report cal.1236
Feb 02, 2021 referred to transportation

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S4071 - Details

Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§101 & 114-b, add §117-e, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S5670

S4071 - 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.

S4071 - Sponsor Memo

S4071 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4071
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 2, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. KENNEDY -- 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 OR TRANSPORTING HUMAN ORGANS,  HUMAN  TISSUE  OR  MEDICAL
 PERSONNEL  FOR  THE  PURPOSE  OF ORGAN RECOVERY OR TRANSPLANTATION, in a
 situation involving an imminent  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, actu-
 al  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:
   §  117-E. HUMAN ORGAN DELIVERY VEHICLE. ANY VEHICLE WHICH IS OPERATED,
 AUTHORIZED OR CONTRACTED BY OR ON BEHALF OF AN ORGAN PROCUREMENT  ORGAN-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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S4071A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§101 & 114-b, add §117-e, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S5670

S4071A (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.

S4071A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4071A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  4071--A
     Cal. No. 1236
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 2, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. KENNEDY, BROOKS, GALLIVAN, HOYLMAN -- read twice and
   ordered  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
   Transportation -- reported favorably from said committee,  ordered  to
   first  and second report, amended on second report, ordered to a third
   reading, and to be reprinted as amended, retaining its  place  in  the
   order of third reading
 
 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 AND/OR MEDICAL PERSONNEL FOR THE PURPOSE  OF  ORGAN
 RECOVERY  OR TRANSPLANTATION IN A SITUATION INVOLVING AN IMMINENT HEALTH
 RISK WHERE UNDUE DELAY WOULD JEOPARDIZE SUCH  RECOVERY  OR  TRANSPLANTA-
 TION, 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
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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