senate Bill S4544

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Creates an exemption to the residency requirement for firefighters in the town of Fleming

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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 17, 2011 signed chap.472
Aug 05, 2011 delivered to governor
Jun 15, 2011 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.220
substituted for a6313
May 11, 2011 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 10, 2011 advanced to third reading
May 09, 2011 2nd report cal.
May 04, 2011 1st report cal.548
Apr 11, 2011 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions


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May 4, 2011 - Corporations, Authorities and Commissions committee Vote

Aye with Reservations
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Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Committee Vote: May 4, 2011

S4544 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Not-for-Profit Corporation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง1402, N-PC L

S4544 - Summary

Creates an exemption to the residency requirement for firefighters in the town of Flemming.

S4544 - Sponsor Memo

S4544 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 11, 2011

Introduced  by Sen. NOZZOLIO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Corporations,  Authorities
  and Commissions

AN  ACT  to  amend the not-for-profit corporation law, in relation to an
  exemption to the residency requirement for firefighters  of  the  fire
  departments in the town of Fleming in Cayuga County


  Section 1. Subparagraph 3 of paragraph (c)  of  section  1402  of  the
not-for-profit corporation law, as amended by chapter 276 of the laws of
2010, is amended to read as follows:
  (3)  In towns outside of villages and fire districts, the consent of a
majority of the members of the town board to the  formation  of  a  fire
corporation  shall constitute an appointment of the persons named in the
certificate of incorporation as  town  firefighters.  Thereafter,  other
eligible  persons  may  be elected as members pursuant to the by-laws of
the fire corporation, but the election of a member must be  approved  by
the town board of each town which consented to the formation of the fire
corporation.  Such  a person shall be a resident of the territory speci-
fied in the certificate of incorporation or of  territory  outside  such
boundaries  which  is  afforded  fire protection by the fire corporation
pursuant to a contract for fire protection under which a cash  consider-
ation  is  received  by  the  corporation  or for which negotiations for
renewal of such a contract are pending. The membership of any  volunteer
member  shall  terminate  when he or she ceases to be a resident of such
inside or outside territory, except that the corporation  may  authorize
his  or  her continued membership where he or she notifies the secretary
of the fire corporation (a) that he or she plans to change  his  or  her
residence to a territory which is not in such inside or outside territo-
ry,  and  (b)  that by reason of his or her residence in the vicinity or
his or her usual occupation he or she will be available to render active
service as a volunteer firefighter in either such inside or such outside
territory. Voting for  such  authorization  shall  be  pursuant  to  the
by-laws.  Such  authorization shall not become effective unless approved


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