senate Bill S2952B

Signed by Governor

Legalizes the dissolution of the town of Sanford fire district by such town

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Bill Status


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor
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  • 03 / Feb / 2011
    • REFERRED TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT
  • 28 / Mar / 2011
    • AMEND AND RECOMMIT TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT
  • 28 / Mar / 2011
    • PRINT NUMBER 2952A
  • 10 / Jun / 2011
    • AMEND (T) AND RECOMMIT TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT
  • 10 / Jun / 2011
    • PRINT NUMBER 2952B
  • 13 / Jun / 2011
    • COMMITTEE DISCHARGED AND COMMITTED TO RULES
  • 14 / Jun / 2011
    • ORDERED TO THIRD READING CAL.1212
  • 16 / Jun / 2011
    • HOME RULE REQUEST
  • 16 / Jun / 2011
    • PASSED SENATE
  • 16 / Jun / 2011
    • DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • 16 / Jun / 2011
    • REFERRED TO WAYS AND MEANS
  • 17 / Jun / 2011
    • SUBSTITUTED FOR A4393B
  • 17 / Jun / 2011
    • ORDERED TO THIRD READING RULES CAL.430
  • 17 / Jun / 2011
    • HOME RULE REQUEST
  • 17 / Jun / 2011
    • PASSED ASSEMBLY
  • 17 / Jun / 2011
    • RETURNED TO SENATE
  • 22 / Jul / 2011
    • DELIVERED TO GOVERNOR
  • 03 / Aug / 2011
    • SIGNED CHAP.329

Summary

Legalizes the dissolution of the town of Sanford fire district by such town.

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4393B
Versions:
S2952
S2952A
S2952B
Legislative Cycle:
2011-2012
Law Section:
Broome County
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Cycles:
2011-2012: A4393B
2009-2010: A7713A, S4301A, A7713A

Sponsor Memo

BILL NUMBER:S2952B

TITLE OF BILL:
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 thereof

PURPOSE:
The purpose of this bill is to dissolve the Sanford fire district and
establish the Sanford fire protection district.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
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
executing 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, validated, ratified and confirmed.

Section 2. Notwithstanding the defects described in section one, to
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
governing body of the Sanford Fire District.

Section 3 makes this act take effect immediately and be deemed
repealed on July 1, 2012.

JUSTIFICATION:
Currently, the town of Sanford is faced with a problem concerning its
fire district. Per the Comptroller's recommendation, the town of
Sanford requested legislation be drafted by their state officials to
abolish the town of Sanford fire district and form the town of
Sanford fire protection district.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
S.4301A of 2010: Passed Senate

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
None.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
This act shall take effect immediately.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 2952--B

                       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-
  of

  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.
                                                           LBD04886-05-1

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