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File #: Int 0166-2018    Version: * Name: Resource and training assistance to NYC’s community based volunteer ambulance companies.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Fire and Emergency Management
On agenda: 1/31/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to resource and training assistance to New York City's community based volunteer ambulance companies.
Sponsors: Alan N. Maisel, Justin L. Brannan, Robert F. Holden, Eric A. Ulrich
Council Member Sponsors: 4
Summary: This bill would require the Fire Department to provide vehicle insurance, access to medical supplies, and ambulance driver training for volunteer ambulance services.
Indexes: Agency Rule-making Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 166, 2. Int. No. 166, 3. January 31, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda

Int. No. 166

 

By Council Members Maisel, Brannan, Holden and Ulrich

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to resource and training assistance to New York City’s community based volunteer ambulance companies.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter one of title 15 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new paragraph (3) to subdivision a of section 15-101 to read as follows:

(3) “Voluntary ambulance service” shall mean a voluntary ambulance service as such term is defined in section three thousand one of the public health law that is registered or certified in compliance with section three thousand five of the public health law.

§2. Chapter one of title 15 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 15-132 to read as follows:

§ 15-132 Volunteer ambulance service resources.

a. The department shall provide vehicle insurance and access to medical supplies for any volunteer ambulance service operating within the city of New York.

b. The department shall provide ambulance driver training for any person who meets criteria established by the commissioner and wishes to become a driver for any volunteer ambulance service operating within the city of New York.

§3. This local law takes effect 90 days after it becomes law.

LS # 1290/Int. 1328-2016/Int. 238-2010

LS 438

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