S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2011-2012 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
February 3, 2011
Introduced by Sen. LIBOUS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government --
committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
recommitted to said committee -- committee discharged, bill amended,
ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
AN ACT to legalize, validate, ratify and confirm the abolition of the
Sanford Fire District by the town of Sanford, in the county of Broome
and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration there-
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Notwithstanding any provision of the town law or insurance
law, all proceedings and actions taken by the town of Sanford in the
county of Broome, in relation to the abolition of the offices of fire
district commissioners of the Sanford Fire District and transfer of
their functions to the town board and town supervisor, including execut-
ing contracts for fire protection, redistributing foreign fire insurance
premium tax funds and the establishment of any account of funds from
real property taxes of the fire district, are hereby legalized, vali-
dated, ratified and confirmed.
S 2. Notwithstanding the defects described in section one, the town
board of the town of Sanford is hereby authorized to initiate
proceedings pursuant to article 17-A of the general municipal law to
dissolve the Sanford Fire District as if the town board were the govern-
ing body of the Sanford Fire District.
S 3. This act shall take effect immediately; and shall expire and be
deemed repealed on July 1, 2012.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.