senate Bill S5625

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Entitles a volunteer firefighter or ambulance worker to certain benefits when such volunteer provides services when there is no jurisdictional officer in command present

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to local government
Jun 07, 2011 referred to local government

S5625 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8564
Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง209-i, Gen Muni L

S5625 - Summary

Entitles a volunteer firefighter or ambulance worker to certain benefits when such volunteer provides services when there is no jurisdictional officer in command present.

S5625 - Sponsor Memo

S5625 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5625

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 7, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GRIFFO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government

AN ACT to amend the general municipal  law,  in  relation  to  volunteer
  firefighter and volunteer ambulance worker response

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

  Section 1. Section 209-i of the general municipal law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision 1-b to read as follows:
  1-B.  IN  THE  EVENT THAT AN ACTIVE VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER OR VOLUNTEER
AMBULANCE WORKER PROVIDES SERVICES UNDER SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION
WHEN THERE IS NO JURISDICTIONAL OFFICER IN COMMAND PRESENT, SUCH  VOLUN-
TEER  FIREFIGHTER  OR  VOLUNTEER  AMBULANCE  WORKER SHALL BE ENTITLED TO
COVERAGE UNDER THE VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS' BENEFIT LAW OR THE  VOLUNTEER
AMBULANCE  WORKERS'  BENEFIT  LAW  DURING  THE  TIME  SUCH  SERVICES ARE
RENDERED. COVERAGE UNDER THE VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS' BENEFIT LAW OR  THE
VOLUNTEER  AMBULANCE  WORKERS'  BENEFIT LAW SHALL NOT BE PROVIDED IF THE
FIRE COMPANY, AMBULANCE COMPANY OR  MUNICIPALITY  THE  VOLUNTEER  SERVES
ADOPTS  A  RESOLUTION  PROHIBITING  COVERAGE  FOR  THE PROVISION OF SUCH
SERVICES. UPON ARRIVAL OF A  JURISDICTIONAL  OFFICER  IN  COMMAND,  SUCH
OFFICER  SHALL  ACCEPT  OR  DECLINE  FURTHER  SERVICES AT WHICH TIME THE
VOLUNTEER SHALL BE ENTITLED TO BENEFITS  IN  THE  MANNER  SET  FORTH  IN
SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11998-01-1

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