senate Bill S3262

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides that authorities having control of a fire department or fire company which provide emergency medical services may establish fees and charges for services

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to local government
Jan 31, 2013 referred to local government

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S3262 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4113
Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§209-b & 122-b, Gen Muni L; amd §184, Town L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4856, A7291
2009-2010: A4310

S3262 - Summary

Provides that authorities having control of a fire department or fire company which provide emergency medical services may establish fees and charges for services.

S3262 - Sponsor Memo

S3262 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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    S. 3262                                                  A. 4113

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            January 31, 2013
                               ___________

IN  SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. LITTLE -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Govern-
  ment

IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. BRINDISI -- read once and referred
  to the Committee on Local Governments

AN ACT to amend the general municipal law and the town law, in  relation
  to authorizing fees and charges for emergency medical services

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

  Section 1.  Subdivision 4 of section 209-b of  the  general  municipal
law,  as  amended by chapter 718 of the laws of 1958, is amended to read
as follows:
  4. Fees and charges [prohibited] AUTHORIZED.   Emergency  and  general
ambulance  service,  INCLUDING  EMERGENCY  MEDICAL SERVICE AS DEFINED IN
SECTION THREE THOUSAND ONE OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW, authorized pursuant
to this section [shall] MAY be furnished  without  cost  to  the  person
served; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT THE AUTHORITIES HAVING CONTROL OF A FIRE
DEPARTMENT  OR FIRE COMPANY THAT HAVE AUTHORIZED SUCH FIRE DEPARTMENT OR
FIRE COMPANY TO PROVIDE SUCH SERVICE OR SERVICES MAY FIX A  SCHEDULE  OF
FEES  OR  CHARGES  TO  BE  PAID  BY  PERSONS  REQUESTING SUCH SERVICE OR
SERVICES. THE AUTHORITIES HAVING CONTROL OF A FIRE  DEPARTMENT  OR  FIRE
COMPANY MAY PROVIDE FOR THE COLLECTION OF FEES AND CHARGES OR MAY FORMU-
LATE  RULES  AND  REGULATIONS  FOR  THE  COLLECTION  THEREOF BY THE FIRE
DEPARTMENT OR FIRE COMPANY. WHEN FEES AND CHARGES ARE AUTHORIZED  PURSU-
ANT  TO  THIS  SUBDIVISION,  THE  FEES  AND  CHARGES  COLLECTED SHALL BE
DISBURSED IN ACCORDANCE WITH A WRITTEN CONTRACT ENTERED INTO BETWEEN THE
AUTHORITY HAVING CONTROL OF A FIRE DEPARTMENT OR FIRE  COMPANY  AND  THE
FIRE  DEPARTMENT  OR FIRE COMPANY ITSELF.  The acceptance by any fireman
of any personal remuneration or gratuity, directly or indirectly, from a

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02803-01-3

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