senate Bill S6368A

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Exempts the Wales Center Volunteer Fire Company, Inc. from the requirement that the percentage of non-resident fire department members not exceed forty-five percent of the membership

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 22, 2014 signed chap.149
Jul 11, 2014 delivered to governor
Jun 16, 2014 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.280
substituted for a8629a
Mar 25, 2014 referred to local governments
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 12, 2014 advanced to third reading
Mar 11, 2014 2nd report cal.
Mar 10, 2014 1st report cal.249
Feb 12, 2014 print number 6368a
amend (t) and recommit to corporations, authorities and commissions
Jan 21, 2014 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

Votes

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Mar 10, 2014 - Corporations, Authorities and Commissions committee Vote

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Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Committee Vote: Mar 10, 2014

S6368 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8629A
Law Section:
Not-for-Profit Corporation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1402, N-PC L

S6368 - Summary

Exempts the Wales Center Volunteer Fire Company, Inc. from the requirement that the percentage of non-resident fire department members not exceed forty-five percent of the membership.

S6368 - Sponsor Memo

S6368 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6368

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 21, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GALLIVAN -- 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, in relation to
  exempting Wales  Center  Volunteer  Fire  Department,  Inc.  from  the
  requirement  that  the  percentage  of  non-resident  fire  department
  members not exceed forty-five percent of the membership

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

  Section  1.  Subparagraph  3  of  paragraph (c) of section 1402 of the
not-for-profit corporation law, as amended by chapter 505 of the laws of
2013, is amended to read as follows:
  (3) In towns outside of villages and fire districts, the consent of  a
majority  of  the  members  of the town board to the formation of a fire
corporation shall constitute an appointment of the persons named in  the
certificate  of  incorporation  as  town firefighters. Thereafter, other
eligible persons may be elected as members pursuant to  the  by-laws  of
the  fire  corporation, but the election of a member must be approved by
the town board of each town which consented to the formation of the fire
corporation. Such a person shall be a resident of the  territory  speci-
fied  in  the  certificate of incorporation or of territory outside such
boundaries which is afforded fire protection  by  the  fire  corporation
pursuant  to a contract for fire protection under which a cash consider-
ation is received by the  corporation  or  for  which  negotiations  for
renewal  of such a contract are pending. The membership of any volunteer
member shall terminate when he or she ceases to be a  resident  of  such
inside  or  outside territory, except that the corporation may authorize
his or her continued membership where he or she notifies  the  secretary
of  the  fire  corporation (a) that he or she plans to change his or her
residence to a territory which is not in such inside or outside territo-
ry, and (b) that by reason of his or her residence in  the  vicinity  or
his or her usual occupation he or she will be available to render active
service as a volunteer firefighter in either such inside or such outside
territory.  Voting  for  such  authorization  shall  be  pursuant to the
by-laws. Such authorization shall not become effective  unless  approved
by  resolution  of  the  town  board of each town which consented to the
formation of the corporation. Any membership so continued  shall  termi-

S6368A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8629A
Law Section:
Not-for-Profit Corporation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1402, N-PC L

S6368A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Exempts the Wales Center Volunteer Fire Company, Inc. from the requirement that the percentage of non-resident fire department members not exceed forty-five percent of the membership.

S6368A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6368A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6368--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 21, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GALLIVAN -- 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,  in  relation  to
  exempting  Wales Center Volunteer Fire Company, Inc. from the require-
  ment that the percentage of non-resident fire department  members  not
  exceed forty-five percent of the membership

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

  Section 1. Subparagraph 3 of paragraph (c)  of  section  1402  of  the
not-for-profit corporation law, as amended by chapter 505 of the laws of
2013, is amended to read as follows:
  (3)  In towns outside of villages and fire districts, the consent of a
majority of the members of the town board to the  formation  of  a  fire
corporation  shall constitute an appointment of the persons named in the
certificate of incorporation as  town  firefighters.  Thereafter,  other
eligible  persons  may  be elected as members pursuant to the by-laws of
the fire corporation, but the election of a member must be  approved  by
the town board of each town which consented to the formation of the fire
corporation.  Such  a person shall be a resident of the territory speci-
fied in the certificate of incorporation or of  territory  outside  such
boundaries  which  is  afforded  fire protection by the fire corporation
pursuant to a contract for fire protection under which a cash  consider-
ation  is  received  by  the  corporation  or for which negotiations for
renewal of such a contract are pending. The membership of any  volunteer
member  shall  terminate  when he or she ceases to be a resident of such
inside or outside territory, except that the corporation  may  authorize
his  or  her continued membership where he or she notifies the secretary
of the fire corporation (a) that he or she plans to change  his  or  her
residence to a territory which is not in such inside or outside territo-
ry,  and  (b)  that by reason of his or her residence in the vicinity or
his or her usual occupation he or she will be available to render active
service as a volunteer firefighter in either such inside or such outside

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

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