Bill Text: NY S04714 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Allows for the use of green lights or alternating green and amber lights on municipal vehicles being used for snow removal.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-03-21 - REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION [S04714 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S04714-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                     March 21, 2019
        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 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:
     1    Section 1. Subdivision 41 of section 375 of the  vehicle  and  traffic
     2  law is amended by adding a new paragraph 5-a to read as follows:
     3    5-a. Green light or alternating green and amber light. Green lights or
     4  alternating  green  and amber lights may be affixed to any motor vehicle
     5  owned by the state or any municipality engaged in the  removal  of  ice,
     6  snow,  or  other material the from highway or roadway and in other oper-
     7  ations designed to control snow and ice.
     8    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.