senate Bill S3981A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes certain organizations in N.Y. city to be known as "fire patrols" under the not-for-profit corporation law

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 11, 2014 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 10, 2014 ordered to third reading cal.1241
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 08, 2014 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 20, 2013 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 11, 2013 amended on third reading 3981b
Jun 10, 2013 advanced to third reading
Jun 05, 2013 2nd report cal.
Jun 04, 2013 1st report cal.1105
Apr 10, 2013 print number 3981a
amend and recommit to corporations, authorities and commissions
Mar 04, 2013 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

Votes

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Jun 10, 2014 - Rules committee Vote

S3981B
22
1
committee
22
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 4, 2013 - Corporations, Authorities and Commissions committee Vote

S3981A
6
0
committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Committee Vote: Jun 4, 2013

Bill Amendments

Original
A
B (Active)
Original
A
B (Active)

Co-Sponsors

S3981 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Not-for-Profit Corporation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1413, N-PC L; amd §§101 & 115-a, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S5573D

S3981 - Summary

Authorizes certain organizations in a city of one million or more to be known as "fire patrols" under the not-for-profit corporation law and includes fire patrol vehicles as emergency vehicles under the vehicle and traffic law.

S3981 - Sponsor Memo

S3981 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3981

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 4, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Corporations,  Authorities
  and Commissions

AN  ACT  to amend the not-for-profit corporation law and the vehicle and
  traffic law, in relation to the operation of fire patrols; and provid-
  ing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section  1.  The not-for-profit corporation law is amended by adding a
new section 1413 to read as follows:
S 1413. FIRE PATROLS.
  (A) ANY ORGANIZATION INCORPORATED  ON OR AFTER APRIL FIRST, TWO  THOU-
SAND  ELEVEN  UNDER THIS CHAPTER FOR THE PURPOSES OF PROTECTING LIFE AND
PROPERTY THROUGH THE SAFE AND EFFICIENT  MEANS  OF  MODERN  SALVAGE  AND
PROPERTY DAMAGE MITIGATION TECHNIQUES, OF SAVING OR REDUCING THE LOSS OF
PROPERTY  EXPOSED TO WATER, SMOKE OR GASSES, AND THEREBY REDUCING LOSSES
TO PROPERTY OWNERS, AND OF OTHER  PUBLIC  BENEFITS,  INCLUDING  BUT  NOT
LIMITED  TO  ASSISTING  FIRE DEPARTMENTS OR OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES IN THE
COURSE OF THEIR RESPECTIVE DUTIES WHEN DULY AUTHORIZED THEREBY, SHALL BE
GOVERNED BY THIS CHAPTER AND SHALL BE KNOWN AS  AND  MAY  USE  THE  TERM
"FIRE PATROL" OR "FIRE PATROLS" TO DESCRIBE SUCH ENTITY.  NO OTHER ENTI-
TY SHALL USE SUCH TERMS, UNLESS IT IS AUTHORIZED BY OR ASSOCIATED WITH A
FIRE DEPARTMENT, FIRE DISTRICT OR MUNICIPALITY.  PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT
ANY FIRE PATROL INCORPORATED ON OR AFTER APRIL FIRST, TWO THOUSAND ELEV-
EN SHALL ONLY OPERATE WITHIN THE BOUNDARIES OF RICHMOND COUNTY.
  (B)  NOTHING  IN  THIS  CHAPTER SHALL PRECLUDE ANY ENTITY INCORPORATED
PRIOR TO APRIL FIRST, TWO THOUSAND ELEVEN AND ORGANIZED UNDER THIS CHAP-
TER OR ITS PREDECESSOR ARTICLES, FOR PURPOSES SIMILAR TO THOSE IN  PARA-
GRAPH  (A)  OF  THIS  SECTION AND ACTIVELY OPERATING AS OF THE EFFECTIVE
DATE OF THIS SECTION WITH SUCH PURPOSES AND UNDER THE  NAME  OF  A  FIRE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08894-01-3

Co-Sponsors

S3981A - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Not-for-Profit Corporation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1413, N-PC L; amd §§101 & 115-a, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S5573D

S3981A - Summary

Authorizes certain organizations in a city of one million or more to be known as "fire patrols" under the not-for-profit corporation law and includes fire patrol vehicles as emergency vehicles under the vehicle and traffic law.

S3981A - Sponsor Memo

S3981A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3981--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 4, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  LANZA, ADDABBO -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Corporations,
  Authorities  and  Commissions  --  committee discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the not-for-profit corporation law and the  vehicle  and
  traffic law, in relation to the operation of fire patrols; and provid-
  ing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section 1. The not-for-profit corporation law is amended by  adding  a
new section 1413 to read as follows:
S 1413. FIRE PATROLS.
  (A)  ANY ORGANIZATION INCORPORATED  ON OR AFTER APRIL FIRST, TWO THOU-
SAND TEN UNDER THIS CHAPTER FOR THE  PURPOSES  OF  PROTECTING  LIFE  AND
PROPERTY  THROUGH  THE  SAFE  AND  EFFICIENT MEANS OF MODERN SALVAGE AND
PROPERTY DAMAGE MITIGATION TECHNIQUES, OF SAVING OR REDUCING THE LOSS OF
PROPERTY EXPOSED TO WATER, SMOKE OR GASSES, AND THEREBY REDUCING  LOSSES
TO  PROPERTY  OWNERS,  AND  OF  OTHER PUBLIC BENEFITS, INCLUDING BUT NOT
LIMITED TO ASSISTING FIRE DEPARTMENTS OR OTHER PUBLIC  AGENCIES  IN  THE
COURSE OF THEIR RESPECTIVE DUTIES WHEN DULY AUTHORIZED THEREBY, SHALL BE
GOVERNED  BY  THIS  CHAPTER  AND  SHALL BE KNOWN AS AND MAY USE THE TERM
"FIRE PATROL" OR "FIRE PATROLS" TO DESCRIBE SUCH ENTITY.  NO OTHER ENTI-
TY SHALL USE SUCH TERMS, UNLESS IT IS AUTHORIZED BY OR ASSOCIATED WITH A
FIRE DEPARTMENT, FIRE DISTRICT OR MUNICIPALITY.  PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT
ANY FIRE PATROL INCORPORATED ON OR AFTER APRIL FIRST, TWO  THOUSAND  TEN
SHALL ONLY OPERATE WITHIN THE BOUNDARIES OF RICHMOND COUNTY.
  (B)  NOTHING  IN  THIS  CHAPTER SHALL PRECLUDE ANY ENTITY INCORPORATED
PRIOR TO APRIL FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TEN AND ORGANIZED UNDER THIS  CHAPTER
OR  ITS PREDECESSOR ARTICLES, FOR PURPOSES SIMILAR TO THOSE IN PARAGRAPH
(A) OF THIS SECTION AND ACTIVELY OPERATING AS OF THE EFFECTIVE  DATE  OF
THIS  SECTION  WITH  SUCH  PURPOSES AND UNDER THE NAME OF A FIRE PATROL,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08894-03-3

Co-Sponsors

S3981B (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Not-for-Profit Corporation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1413, N-PC L; amd §§101 & 115-a, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S5573D

S3981B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes certain organizations in a city of one million or more to be known as "fire patrols" under the not-for-profit corporation law and includes fire patrol vehicles as emergency vehicles under the vehicle and traffic law.

S3981B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3981B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3981--B
    Cal. No. 1105

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 4, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  LANZA, ADDABBO -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Corporations,
  Authorities  and  Commissions  --  committee discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and  recommitted  to  said  committee  --
  reported  favorably  from  said committee, ordered to first and second
  report, ordered to a third reading,  amended  and  ordered  reprinted,
  retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN  ACT  to amend the not-for-profit corporation law and the vehicle and
  traffic law, in relation to the operation of fire patrols; and provid-
  ing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section  1.  The not-for-profit corporation law is amended by adding a
new section 1413 to read as follows:
S 1413. FIRE PATROLS.
  (A) "FIRE PATROL" MEANS ANY ENTITY WHOSE SERVICES  INCLUDE  PROTECTING
LIFE AND PROPERTY THROUGH THE SAFE AND EFFICIENT MEANS OF MODERN SALVAGE
AND  PROPERTY  DAMAGE  MITIGATION  TECHNIQUES, OF SAVING OR REDUCING THE
LOSS OF PROPERTY EXPOSED TO WATER, SMOKE OR GASSES, AND THEREBY REDUCING
LOSSES TO PROPERTY OWNERS, AND OF OTHER PUBLIC BENEFITS,  INCLUDING  BUT
NOT  LIMITED  TO  ASSISTING FIRE DEPARTMENTS OR OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES IN
THE COURSE OF THEIR RESPECTIVE  DUTIES  WHEN  DULY  AUTHORIZED  THEREBY,
SHALL  BE GOVERNED BY THIS CHAPTER AND SHALL BE KNOWN AS AND MAY USE THE
TERM "FIRE PATROL" OR "FIRE PATROLS" TO DESCRIBE SUCH ENTITY.  NO  OTHER
ENTITY  SHALL  USE SUCH TERMS.  ANY FIRE PATROL INCORPORATED ON OR AFTER
APRIL FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TEN SHALL ONLY OPERATE WITHIN  THE  BOUNDARIES
OF RICHMOND COUNTY.
  (B)  NOTHING  IN  THIS CHAPTER SHALL PERMIT ANY FIRE PATROL TO OPERATE
AND PROVIDE EMERGENCY RESPONSE SERVICES EXCEPT IN RESPONSE TO PROPERTIES
LOCATED COMPLETELY WITHIN THE BOUNDARIES OF RICHMOND COUNTY NOR TO OPER-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08894-05-3

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