senate Bill S2931

Signed By Governor
2009-2010 Legislative Session

Adds a local fire company to the list of companies and districts which are exempt from state limits on non-resident members

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A6486 - Signed by Governor

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 11, 2009 signed chap.314
Jul 31, 2009 delivered to governor
Jul 16, 2009 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.756
substituted for s2931
Jul 16, 2009 substituted by a6486
Jul 15, 2009 ordered to third reading cal.756
committee discharged and committed to rules
Mar 06, 2009 referred to local government

S2931 (ACTIVE) - Details

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Law Section:
Town Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง176-b, Town L

S2931 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Adds a local fire company, the Fort Johnson Fire District in Montgomery County, to the list of companies and districts which are exempt from state limits on non-resident members.

S2931 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2931 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 2931                                                  A. 6486

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                              March 6, 2009

IN  SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. FARLEY -- 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. AMEDORE -- read once and  referred
  to the Committee on Local Governments

AN  ACT  to amend the town law, in relation to certain local fire compa-


  Section  1.  Subdivision  7 of section 176-b of the town law, as sepa-
rately amended by chapters 358, 378, 380 and 645 of the laws of 2008, is
amended to read as follows:
  7. The membership of any volunteer firefighter shall not be  continued
pursuant  to  subdivision five of this section, and persons shall not be
elected to membership pursuant to subdivision six of this  section,  if,
by  so  doing,  the  percentage of such non-resident members in the fire
company would exceed forty-five per centum of the actual  membership  of
the fire company, provided however, that the provisions of this subdivi-
sion  shall  not  apply to the memberships of the Shelter Island Heights
fire district, the Cherry Grove fire district,  the  Fire  Island  Pines
fire  district,  the  Davis  Park  fire  department, and the Cold Spring
Harbor fire district in Suffolk county, the New Hampton  fire  district,
the  Mechanicstown  fire  district  and  the  Good Will fire district in
Orange county, the Jericho fire district and the Westbury fire  district
in  Nassau  county, the Orangeburg fire district in Rockland county, the
South Lockport Fire Company  and  the  Terry's  Corners  volunteer  fire
company  in  Niagara  County, the Taunton fire district and the Onondaga
Hill fire department in  Onondaga  county,  the  Town  of  Batavia  fire
department in Genesee County, the Schuyler Heights fire district and the
Slingerlands  fire  district  I in Albany county, the town of Providence

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.


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