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A09155 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    February 8, 2024
        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  including
          red cross vehicles as authorized emergency vehicles
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section 1. Section 101 of the vehicle and traffic law, as  amended  by
     2  chapter 496 of the laws of 2021, is amended to read as follows:
     3    §  101.  Authorized emergency vehicle. Every ambulance, police vehicle
     4  or bicycle, correction vehicle, fire vehicle,  civil  defense  emergency
     5  vehicle,  emergency  ambulance  service vehicle, blood delivery vehicle,
     6  human organ  delivery  vehicle,  red  cross  vehicle,  county  emergency
     7  medical  services  vehicle,  environmental  emergency  response vehicle,
     8  sanitation patrol vehicle, hazardous  materials  emergency  vehicle  and
     9  ordnance disposal vehicle of the armed forces of the United States.
    10    §  2.  The  vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding a new section
    11  117-f to read as follows:
    12    § 117-f. Red cross vehicle. Any vehicle which is owned or  leased  and
    13  operated  by  the  American national red cross, or any chapter or branch
    14  thereof, and equipped and clearly marked as  a  red  cross  vehicle.  No
    15  operator  of a red cross vehicle shall exercise the privileges set forth
    16  in section eleven hundred four of this chapter.
    17    § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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