Bill Text: NY S05913 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Exempts voluntary ambulance service or rescue squads from tolls on any highway, bridge, tunnel or other toll road on the NYS thruway while responding to an emergency or furnishing voluntary ambulance services.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-05-16 - REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION [S05913 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S05913-Introduced.html



                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________

                                          5913

                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                    IN SENATE

                                      May 16, 2019
                                       ___________

        Introduced  by Sen. STAVISKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation

        AN ACT in relation to exempting voluntary ambulance  services  from  the
          payment of tolls

          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section 1. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary,
     2  the payment of tolls on any highway, bridge, tunnel or other  toll  road
     3  within this state shall not apply to a voluntary ambulance service oper-
     4  ating pursuant to a valid operating certificate as described in subdivi-
     5  sion  1  of  section 3005 of the public health law while such vehicle is
     6  responding to an emergency or furnishing voluntary ambulance services.
     7    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.







         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD07793-01-9
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