S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
S. 7498 A. 9677
S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y
May 15, 2014
IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. MARTINS -- read twice and ordered print-
ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Govern-
IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. RA -- read once and referred to
the Committee on Local Governments
AN ACT to amend the Nassau county civil divisions act, in relation to
the New Hyde Park exempt volunteer firemen's association, inc. use of
foreign fire insurance premium taxes
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Section 542.0 of section 1 of chapter 273 of the laws of
1939, constituting the Nassau county civil divisions act, as amended by
chapter 73 of the laws of 1940, is amended to read as follows:
S 542.0 Precept for payment of foreign fire insurance premium taxes.
a. The New Hyde Park Exempt Volunteer Firemen's Association, Inc., a
domestic membership corporation of New Hyde Park, in the towns of Hemp-
stead and North Hempstead, shall collect and there shall be paid to it
all tax imposed by section [five hundred fifty-three] NINE THOUSAND ONE
HUNDRED FOUR of the insurance law upon premiums on policies of fire
insurance covering property situated within the limits of the New Hyde
Park fire district in the towns of Hempstead and North Hempstead, as
such district now is or may hereafter be established or extended, or
within any duly organized territory in which the fire department of such
fire district is obligated to render fire protection.
b. Such corporation shall use any such taxes so collected or paid to
it, for the care of SICK, DISABLED OR indigent members of the New Hyde
Park fire department and of such corporation and their families. Such
corporation, however, shall remit such percentage of all such taxes so
collected or paid to it, to the treasurer of the firemen's association
of the state of New York, as may be required by the insurance law.
c. The officer of such corporation designated by its by-laws to
collect and receive the aforesaid tax shall have all the powers and be
subject to all the provisions of section [five hundred fifty-three] NINE
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.
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THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED FOUR of the insurance law, relating to treasurers
of fire departments.
d. Such corporation shall also be entitled to receive a share of the
tax imposed by section [five hundred fifty-four] NINE THOUSAND ONE
HUNDRED FIVE of the insurance law, based upon the business written in
the territory with respect to which it is entitled to collect and
receive the tax under section [five hundred fifty-three] NINE THOUSAND
ONE HUNDRED FOUR of the insurance law, and to use same for the care of
SICK, DISABLED OR indigent members of such fire department and of such
corporation and their families.
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.