senate Bill S6871

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Authorizes the town of Salem to extend the Salem fire protection district into the village of Salem

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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, 2012 signed chap.418
Aug 06, 2012 delivered to governor
Jun 19, 2012 returned to senate
passed assembly
home rule request
home rule request
ordered to third reading rules cal.315
substituted for a9865
Jun 13, 2012 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
home rule request
Jun 12, 2012 advanced to third reading
Jun 11, 2012 2nd report cal.
Jun 06, 2012 1st report cal.1120
Apr 02, 2012 referred to local government

S6871 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Fire Prevention

S6871 - Summary

Authorizes the town of Salem, in the county of Washington, to extend the Salem fire protection district into the village of Salem.

S6871 - Sponsor Memo

S6871 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 2, 2012

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

AN ACT to authorize the town of Salem to extend the town of  Salem  fire
  protection district into the village of Salem


  Section 1.  Notwithstanding any contrary provisions of article  11  of
the town law, commencing upon the effective date of a resolution adopted
by the board of trustees of the village of Salem, in the county of Wash-
ington,  pursuant  to  section 10-1020 of the village law abolishing the
fire department in such village, the town board of the town of Salem, in
accordance with the procedures set forth in subdivision 2 of section 170
of the town law, shall have the power to extend the town of  Salem  fire
protection  district, located in the town of Salem to include and encom-
pass the entire corporate limits of the village of Salem in such town.
  S 2. Upon the completion by the  town  of  Salem  of  the  proceedings
authorized  by  section one of this act, the fire protection district in
the town as extended shall be a fire protection district governed by the
provisions of section 184 of the town law, and the town  board  of  such
town  shall  have  all of the powers and duties vested in and imposed on
town boards by section 184 of the town law, and shall be subject to  all
of  the  limitations,  procedures  and  restrictions  set  forth in such
  S 3. On and after the completion  of  the  proceedings  authorized  by
section  one  of  this act, the not-for-profit fire corporation incorpo-
rated as the "Salem Volunteer Fire Department, Inc." shall maintain  its
corporate  existence  and may continue to maintain apparatus, appliances
and facilities within the village of Salem for the  furnishing  of  fire
protection.  Such  continued  presence in the village of Salem shall not
render such fire corporation to be the fire department of such  village,
nor shall it render such fire corporation to be under the control of the
village  authorities  pursuant  to  paragraph (e) of section 1402 of the
not-for-profit corporation law, provided, however, that for purposes  of

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


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