senate Bill S2679A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes volunteer firefighters from other states to offer and provide their services to fire departments, districts and companies in this state

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 10, 2014 referred to local governments
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 28, 2014 advanced to third reading
May 21, 2014 2nd report cal.
May 20, 2014 1st report cal.881
Jan 08, 2014 referred to local government
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 03, 2013 referred to local governments
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 29, 2013 advanced to third reading
May 23, 2013 2nd report cal.
May 22, 2013 1st report cal.753
May 06, 2013 print number 2679a
amend and recommit to local government
Jan 23, 2013 referred to local government

Votes

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May 20, 2014 - Local Government committee Vote

S2679A
9
0
committee
9
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Local Government Committee Vote: May 20, 2014

May 22, 2013 - Local Government committee Vote

S2679A
9
0
committee
9
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Local Government Committee Vote: May 22, 2013

Bill Amendments

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S2679 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9388
Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §209-i, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S4785

S2679 - Summary

Authorizes volunteer firefighters from other states to offer and provide their services to fire departments, districts and companies in this state.

S2679 - Sponsor Memo

S2679 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2679

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 23, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  YOUNG  -- 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  authorizing
  volunteer firefighters from other states to provide assistance to fire
  departments, companies and districts in this state

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions 1, 1-a and 3 of section 209-i of  the  general
municipal  law,  subdivisions  1  and 3 as amended by chapter 967 of the
laws of 1965 and subdivision 1-a as amended by chapter 354 of  the  laws
of 1999, are amended to read as follows:
  1.  Whenever  a  volunteer fireman, WHETHER HE OR SHE IS A RESIDENT OF
THIS STATE OR ANOTHER STATE, is within this state, but outside the  area
regularly  served  by the fire company or fire department of which he OR
SHE is a member and has knowledge of a fire or  other  emergency  at  or
near  the  place  where  he OR SHE is for the time being, such volunteer
fireman may report to the officer in command of the  paid  or  volunteer
fire  company or paid or volunteer fire department, or in command of one
of the paid or volunteer fire companies or one of the paid or  volunteer
fire  departments,  engaged  in  the  handling of any such fire or other
emergency and, on an individual basis, offer  his  OR  HER  services  to
assist  such  fire company or fire department. After his OR HER services
are so accepted, the volunteer fireman shall then  be  entitled  to  all
powers,  rights,  privileges  and immunities granted by law to volunteer
firemen during the time such services are rendered, in the  same  manner
and  to  the  same extent as if he OR SHE were a volunteer member of the
fire company or fire department which he OR SHE is assisting,  including
benefits  under the volunteer firemen's benefit law. Any such commanding
officer shall have power, in his OR HER discretion,  to  so  accept  the
services  of a volunteer fireman unless the legislative body of the city
or the village, the board of fire commissioners or other governing board

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06918-01-3

S2679A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9388
Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §209-i, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S4785

S2679A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes volunteer firefighters from other states to offer and provide their services to fire departments, districts and companies in this state.

S2679A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2679A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2679--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 23, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. YOUNG -- (at request of the Legislative Commission on
  Rural  Resources)  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed
  to be committed to the Committee  on  Local  Government  --  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
  volunteer firefighters from other states to provide assistance to fire
  departments, companies and districts in this state

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

  Section  1.  Subdivisions 1, 1-a and 3 of section 209-i of the general
municipal law, subdivisions 1 and 3 as amended by  chapter  967  of  the
laws  of  1965 and subdivision 1-a as amended by chapter 354 of the laws
of 1999, are amended to read as follows:
  1. Whenever a volunteer [fireman]FIREFIGHTER, WHETHER HE OR SHE  IS  A
RESIDENT  OF  THIS  STATE  OR  ANOTHER  STATE, is within this state, but
outside the area regularly served by the fire company or fire department
of which he OR SHE is a member and has knowledge  of  a  fire  or  other
emergency  at  or  near the place where he OR SHE is for the time being,
such volunteer [fireman]  FIREFIGHTER  may  report  to  the  officer  in
command  of the paid or volunteer fire company or paid or volunteer fire
department, or in command of one of the paid or volunteer fire companies
or one of the paid or volunteer fire departments, engaged in the  handl-
ing  of  any  such  fire or other emergency and, on an individual basis,
offer his OR HER services to assist such fire company  or  fire  depart-
ment. After his OR HER services are so accepted, the volunteer [fireman]
FIREFIGHTER shall then be entitled to all powers, rights, privileges and
immunities granted by law to volunteer [firemen] FIREFIGHTERS during the
time  such  services  are  rendered,  in the same manner and to the same
extent as if he OR SHE were a volunteer member of the  fire  company  or
fire  department  which he OR SHE is assisting, including benefits under

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06918-02-3

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