senate Bill S1365

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes the forest ranger force to establish a training program for volunteer search and rescue personnel to assist the forest rangers

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 18, 2014 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 28, 2014 advanced to third reading
Jan 27, 2014 2nd report cal.
Jan 23, 2014 1st report cal.37
Jan 08, 2014 referred to environmental conservation
returned to senate
died in assembly
Mar 19, 2013 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 05, 2013 advanced to third reading
Mar 04, 2013 2nd report cal.
Feb 28, 2013 1st report cal.114
Jan 09, 2013 referred to environmental conservation

Votes

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Jan 23, 2014 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

S1365
12
0
committee
12
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Environmental Conservation Committee Vote: Jan 23, 2014

Feb 28, 2013 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

S1365
13
0
committee
13
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Environmental Conservation Committee Vote: Feb 28, 2013

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S1365 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7010
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง9-0105, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S553, A5016
2009-2010: S3652, A8537

S1365 - Summary

Authorizes the forest ranger force to establish a training program for volunteer search and rescue personnel to assist the forest rangers in wild, remote and forested areas of the state.

S1365 - Sponsor Memo

S1365 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1365

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  LITTLE,  DeFRANCISCO,  GALLIVAN -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Environmental Conservation

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  environmental  conservation law, in relation to
  authorizing the forest ranger force to establish  a  training  program
  for volunteer wild land search and rescue personnel

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 18  of  section  9-0105  of  the  environmental
conservation  law,  as  added  by  chapter  617  of the laws of 1984, is
amended to read as follows:
  18. A. Establish, operate and maintain a search and rescue program  in
fire  towns  and  fire  districts of the state. For the purposes of this
section fire towns shall mean such towns provided for in section  9-1107
of  this  chapter  and  fire  districts  shall  be deemed to be the fire
protection areas provided for in section  9-1109  of  this  chapter  and
regulations  promulgated  pursuant  to  the  authority of such sections.
Pursuant to such program the forest ranger force of the department shall
have the authority to organize, direct and execute search operations for
lost persons or civilian aircraft  and  conduct  rescue  operations  for
persons  injured  or in serious danger of injury in the wild, remote and
forested areas of fire towns and fire districts of the  state;  provided
that, where criminal conduct is suspected or fugitive search is involved
such  search or rescue operations shall be conducted under the jurisdic-
tion of the appropriate law enforcement agency.  Search and rescue oper-
ations outside of fire towns and fire districts may be conducted by  the
forest  ranger  force  upon request of the agency conducting such opera-
tion.
  B. PURSUANT TO SUCH PROGRAM, THE FOREST RANGER FORCE OF THE DEPARTMENT
SHALL HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO ESTABLISH, DIRECT AND MAINTAIN A PROGRAM FOR

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

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