S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
I N S E N A T E
April 20, 2012
Introduced by Sen. O'MARA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government
AN ACT to legalize, validate, ratify and confirm the Penn Yan fire
department length of service award program
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, all proceedings
and actions taken by the village of Penn Yan, county of Yates, in
relation to the creating a length of service award program for the Penn
Yan fire department in 1999 pursuant to article 11-A of the general
municipal law, including the adoption of a point system whereby volun-
teer firefighters may participate in various activities of the fire
department during the course of a year in order to earn sufficient
points to be credited with a year of service toward qualifying benefits,
are hereby legalized, validated, ratified and confirmed.
S 2. The Penn Yan fire department length of service award program
described in section one of this act shall be deemed to have been in
full force and effect on and after January 1, 1999, and volunteer fire-
fighters participating in such service award program during the period
beginning January 1, 1999 and ending December 31, 2011 shall be credited
with points for participation in activities of such fire department in
accordance with the point system adopted by the village of Penn Yan.
S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.