senate Bill S3552A

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Authorizes a municipality to contract for the assistance of a volunteer wilderness/inland search and rescue team

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A5668 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 18, 2012 approval memo.3
signed chap.115
Jul 06, 2012 delivered to governor
Jun 12, 2012 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.580
substituted for s3552a
Jun 12, 2012 substituted by a5668a
May 30, 2012 amended on third reading (t) 3552a
Apr 30, 2012 advanced to third reading
Apr 26, 2012 2nd report cal.
Apr 25, 2012 1st report cal.580
Jan 23, 2012 reported and committed to finance
Jan 04, 2012 referred to local government
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 17, 2011 referred to local governments
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 14, 2011 advanced to third reading
Jun 13, 2011 2nd report cal.
Jun 07, 2011 1st report cal.1099
Jun 01, 2011 reported and committed to finance
Feb 25, 2011 referred to local government

Votes

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Apr 25, 2012 - Finance committee Vote

S3552
31
1
committee
31
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
2
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jan 23, 2012 - Local Government committee Vote

S3552
8
0
committee
8
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Jan 23, 2012

Jun 7, 2011 - Finance committee Vote

S3552
31
0
committee
31
Aye
0
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 1, 2011 - Local Government committee Vote

S3552
8
0
committee
8
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Jun 1, 2011

Co-Sponsors

S3552 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5668A
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §209-bb, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S7751, A8750

S3552 - Summary

Authorizes a municipality to contract for the assistance of a volunteer wilderness/inland search and rescue team for the purpose of locating and rescuing an individual or individuals; provides that such a municipality shall not be liable to the team or its members.

S3552 - Sponsor Memo

S3552 - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 3552                                                  A. 5668

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

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

                            February 25, 2011
                               ___________

IN  SENATE -- Introduced by Sens. RITCHIE, DeFRANCISCO -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Local Government

IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. MAGEE -- read once and referred to
  the Committee on Local Governments

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  general  municipal law, in relation to defining
  search and rescue teams to include voluntary and municipal search  and
  rescue teams

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The general municipal  law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
section 209-ff to read as follows:
  S  209-FF.  SEARCH  AND RESCUE TEAMS AND WORKERS. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS
CHAPTER:
  1. "SEARCH AND RESCUE  TEAM"  MEANS  ONLY  A  VOLUNTARY  OR  MUNICIPAL
WILDERNESS/INLAND  SEARCH  AND  RESCUE  TEAM  WHOSE  MEMBERS  SHALL HAVE
OBTAINED THE MINIMUM LEVEL OF TRAINING OR EXPERIENCE TO MEET  QUALIFYING
STANDARDS  ESTABLISHED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION'S
OFFICE OF PUBLIC PROTECTION; INCORPORATED UNDER THE  LAWS  OF  NEW  YORK
STATE; FORMED FOR THE PURPOSE OF LOCATING AND RESCUING, OR RECOVERING, A
KNOWN  INDIVIDUAL  OR  KNOWN  INDIVIDUALS, IN AN UNKNOWN LOCATION, WHOSE
SAFETY MAY BE THREATENED BY CONDITIONS RELATED  TO  THE  ENVIRONMENT  OR
OTHER FACTORS; AND WHICH IS OPERATING NOT FOR PECUNIARY PROFIT OR FINAN-
CIAL GAIN.
  2. "VOLUNTEER SEARCH AND RESCUE TEAM WORKER" MEANS AN ACTIVE VOLUNTEER
MEMBER  OF  A  SEARCH  AND  RESCUE TEAM AS SPECIFIED ON A LIST REGULARLY
MAINTAINED BY THE TEAM.
  S 2. Subdivision 4 of section 209-bb of the general municipal law,  as
amended  by  chapter  482  of  the  laws  of 1997, is amended to read as
follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08754-01-1

Co-Sponsors

S3552A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5668A
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §209-bb, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S7751, A8750

S3552A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes a municipality to contract for the assistance of a volunteer wilderness/inland search and rescue team for the purpose of locating and rescuing an individual or individuals; provides that such a municipality shall not be liable to the team or its members.

S3552A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3552A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 3552--A                                            A. 5668--A
    Cal. No. 580

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

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

                            February 25, 2011
                               ___________

IN  SENATE -- Introduced by Sens. RITCHIE, AVELLA, DeFRANCISCO, GALLIVAN
  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to
  the Committee on Local Government -- recommitted to the  Committee  on
  Local  Government in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- reported
  favorably from said  committee  and  committed  to  the  Committee  on
  Finance  --  reported  favorably from said committee, ordered to first
  and second report, ordered to a third  reading,  amended  and  ordered
  reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading

IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. MAGEE, TENNEY, GIGLIO, OAKS, McDO-
  NOUGH, MURRAY, GRAF, BRINDISI -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee  on  Local  Governments  --  recommitted to the Committee on Local
  Governments in accordance with Assembly Rule 3, sec.  2  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the general municipal law, in relation to authorizing a
  municipality  to  contract  for  the   assistance   of   a   volunteer
  wilderness/inland search and rescue team

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1.  Section 209-bb of the general municipal law, as amended by
chapter 482 of the laws of 1997, is amended to read as follows:
  S 209-bb.  Specialized teams; VOLUNTEER WILDERNESS/INLAND  SEARCH  AND
RESCUE TEAMS.  1. A. By resolution, after a public hearing the governing
body  of  each  county,  city  and  town is authorized, respectively, to
establish, maintain and  supervise  municipal-wide  and  inter-municipal
specialized teams.
  [2.]  B.  Counties, cities and towns are authorized to appropriate and
expend such sums as are  deemed  necessary  to  establish  and  maintain
specialized teams pursuant to this section.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08754-02-2

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