[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of Albany 9-9-1993 as Ch. I, Art. II, Div. 2A, of the 1983 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Departments and commissions — See Ch. 42.
The purpose of this chapter is to promote the health, safety and general welfare of the people of the City of Albany, New York, by imposing regulations to assure that the City receives notice from ambulance services of any emergency and can offer the training and expertise of City personnel in response.
Any ambulance service receiving a request for initial emergency assistance and/or a request for emergency advanced life support services within the City of Albany shall notify the Department of Fire of any request for such services prior to the dispatching of an ambulance. The terms "ambulance service," "initial emergency medical assistance" and "advance life support services" shall have the same meanings as defined in Article 30 of the Public Health Law.
A violation of this chapter shall constitute a misdemeanor and shall be punishable by a fine of not less than one thousand dollars ($1,000.) nor more than five thousand dollars ($5,000.).
This chapter shall take effect immediately.