senate Bill S6408B

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Extends the boundary of the Middletown-Hardenburgh fire district to include the territorial boundaries of the village of Margaretville for the purposes of fire protection

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 11, 2014 approval memo.2
signed chap.324
Aug 01, 2014 delivered to governor
Jun 19, 2014 returned to senate
passed assembly
home rule request
home rule request
home rule request
ordered to third reading rules cal.468
substituted for a9111a
Jun 18, 2014 referred to local governments
returned to assembly
repassed senate
home rule request
May 13, 2014 amended on third reading 6408c
May 07, 2014 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
passed senate
home rule request
Mar 04, 2014 amended on third reading 6408b
Feb 26, 2014 amended on third reading 6408a
Feb 11, 2014 advanced to third reading
Feb 10, 2014 2nd report cal.
Feb 04, 2014 1st report cal.123
Jan 22, 2014 referred to local government

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Feb 4, 2014 - Local Government committee Vote

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Committee Vote: Feb 4, 2014

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Bill Amendments

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S6408 - Bill Details

Law Section:
Towns

S6408 - Bill Texts

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Extends the boundary of the Middletown-Hardenburgh fire district to include the territorial boundaries of the village of Margaretville for the purposes of fire protection.

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BILL NUMBER:S6408

TITLE OF BILL: An act to authorize the Middletown-Hardenburgh fire
district to extend the fire district into the village of Margaretville

PURPOSE:

Authorizes the Middletown-Hardenburgh Fire District to extend the fire
district into the Village of Margaretville.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 1 provides for the Village of Margaretville to terminate its
fire protection contract with the Middletown-Hardenburgh Fire District
and for the Middletown-Hardenburgh Fire District to include the
Village of Margaretville.

Section 2 authorizes the Middletown-Hardenburgh Fire District to
consolidate with the Village of Margaretville thereby.

Section 3 - The corporate existence of the Middletown-Hardenburgh Fire
District shall continue and remain a fire district administered by
five (5) fire commissioners.

Section 4 - The Village of Margaretville and the
Middletown-Hardenburgh Fire District shall use the existing procedures
of Town Law § 170 for adoption of the resolutions to consolidate the
Village of Margaretville into the Middletown-Hardenburgh Fire
District.

Section 5 - Contains the effective date.

JUSTIFICATION:

The respective boards of the Village of Margaretville and the
Middletown-Hardenburgh Fire District have requested this legislation
to provide for a change in governance of the Middletown-Hardenburgh
Fire District. The bill will authorize the consolidation of the
village into the fire district and give village residents a vote as to
the governance of the fire district.

The respective boards of the Village of Margaretville and the
Middletown-Hardenburgh Fire District have voted and resolved to
consolidate as soon as permitted by this special legislation.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

New bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

None to the state. Savings are anticipated by the Village of
Margaretville.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

Immediate


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

                                  6408

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 22, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SEWARD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government

AN ACT to authorize the Middletown-Hardenburgh fire district  to  extend
  the fire district into the village of Margaretville

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

  Section 1. Notwithstanding any contrary provisions of  article  11  of
the town law, commencing upon the effective date of a resolution adopted
by  the village of Margaretville, in the county of Delaware, pursuant to
section 170 of the town law governing fire districts, to consolidate the
village of Margaretville into the Middletown-Hardenburgh fire  district,
which  surrounds  the village of Margaretville, for the purposes of fire
protection.
  S 2. Upon the completion  by  the  village  of  Margaretville  of  the
proceedings  authorized  by  section  one of this act, the fire district
shall include the village of Margaretville, and  the  Middletown-Harden-
burgh  fire  district  shall continue to have all of the powers, duties,
and responsibilities it possessed prior to the enactment  of  this  act,
and  shall  be  subject  to  all  of  the  limitations,  procedures, and
restrictions set forth in such section.
  S 3. On and after the completion of proceedings authorized by  section
one  of  this  act,  the  fire district shall maintain its existence and
continue to maintain apparatus, appliances  and  facilities  as  it  did
before  the  enactment  of  this act. Nothing in this act shall give the
village of Margaretville control  over  the  fire  district  beyond  the
provisions of the town law.
  S  4. The village of Margaretville and the Middletown-Hardenburgh fire
district shall use the existing procedures of section 170  of  the  town
law  for  adoption  of  the  resolutions  to  consolidate the village of
Margaretville into the Middletown-Hardenburgh fire  district;  provided,
however, that nothing in this act shall alleviate the village of Margar-
etville  from  complying  with the provisions of section 170 of the town
law.
  S 5. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13362-01-3

S6408A - Bill Details

Law Section:
Towns

S6408A - Bill Texts

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Extends the boundary of the Middletown-Hardenburgh fire district to include the territorial boundaries of the village of Margaretville for the purposes of fire protection.

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BILL NUMBER:S6408A

TITLE OF BILL: An act to authorize the Middletown-Hardenburgh fire
district to extend the fire district into the village of Margaretville

PURPOSE: Authorizes the Middletown-Hardenburgh Fire District to extend
the fire district into the Village of Margaretville

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 outlines the purpose of the
legislation and provides for the Middletown-Hardenburgh Fire District
to include the Village of Margaretville.

Section 2 states that the Middletown-Hardenburgh Fire District shall,
upon proper procedure, extend into the Village of Margaretville and
retain all of its powers under the law.

Section 3 - The corporate existence of the Middletown-Hardenburgh Fire
District shall continue and remain a fire district administered by
five (5) fire commissioners.

Section 4 - The Village of Margaretville and the
Middletown-Hardenburgh Fire District shall use the existing procedures
of Town Law § 170 for adoption of the resolutions to extend the
Middletown-Hardenburgh Fire District into the village of Middletown.

Section 5 - Contains the effective date.

JUSTIFICATION: The respective boards of the Village of Margaretville
and the Middletown-Hardenburgh Fire District have requested this
legislation to provide for an extension of the Middletown-Hardenburgh
Fire District into the village. The bill will authorize the extension
of the district to include the village and give village residents a
vote as to the governance of the fire district.

The respective boards of the Village of Margaretville and the
Middletown-Hardenburgh Fire District have voted and resolved to extend
the fire district as soon as permitted by this special legislation.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None to the state.

EFFECTIVE DATE: Immediate

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

                                 6408--A
    Cal. No. 123

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 22, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SEWARD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed  to  the  Committee  on  Local  Government  --
  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 authorize the Middletown-Hardenburgh fire district to extend
  the fire district into the village of Margaretville

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

  Section  1.  Notwithstanding  any contrary provisions of article 11 of
the town law, commencing upon the effective date of a resolution adopted
by the town boards of Middletown and Hardenburgh, in the county of Dela-
ware, pursuant to section 170 of the town law governing fire  districts,
to  extend  the Middletown-Hardenburgh fire district into the village of
Margaretville for the purposes of fire protection.
  S 2. Upon the completion by the town boards of Middletown and  Harden-
burgh of the proceedings authorized by section one of this act, the fire
district  shall  include  the  village of Margaretville, and the Middle-
town-Hardenburgh fire district shall continue to have all of the powers,
duties, and responsibilities it possessed prior to the enactment of this
act, and shall be subject to all of  the  limitations,  procedures,  and
restrictions set forth in such section.
  S  3. On and after the completion of proceedings authorized by section
one of this act, the fire district  shall  maintain  its  existence  and
continue  to  maintain  apparatus,  appliances  and facilities as it did
before the enactment of this act. Nothing in this  act  shall  give  the
village  of  Margaretville  control  over  the  fire district beyond the
provisions of the town law.
  S 4. The towns of Hardenburgh and  Middletown,  village  of  Margaret-
ville, and the Middletown-Hardenburgh fire district shall use the exist-
ing procedures of section 170 of the town law for adoption of the resol-
utions  to  extend  the  Middletown-Hardenburgh  fire  district into the
village of Margaretville.
  S 5. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13362-02-4

S6408B - Bill Details

Law Section:
Towns

S6408B - Bill Texts

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Extends the boundary of the Middletown-Hardenburgh fire district to include the territorial boundaries of the village of Margaretville for the purposes of fire protection.

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BILL NUMBER:S6408B

TITLE OF BILL: An act to authorize the Middletown-Hardenburgh fire
district to extend the fire district into the village of Margaretville

PURPOSE:

Authorizes the Middletown-Hardenburgh Fire District to extend the fire
district into the Village of Margaretville

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 1 outlines the purpose of the legislation and provides for the
Middletown-Hardenburgh Fire District to include the Village of
Margaretville.

Section 2 states that the Middletown-Hardenburgh Fire District shall,
upon proper procedure, extend into the Village of Margaretville and
retain all of its powers under the law.

Section 3 - The corporate existence of the Middletown-Hardenburgh Fire
District shall continue and remain a fire district administered by
five (5) fire commissioners.

Section 4 - The Village of Margaretville and the Middletown-Hardenbumh
Fire District shall use the existing procedures of Town Law § 170 for
adoption of the resolutions to extend the Middletown-Hardenburgh Fire
District into the village of Middletown.

Section 5 - Contains the effective date.

JUSTIFICATION:

The respective boards of the Village of Margaretville and the
Middletown-Hardenburgh Fire District have requested this legislation
to provide for an extension of the Middletown-Hardenburgh Fire
District into the village. The bill will authorize the extension of
the district to include the village and give village residents a vote
as to the governance of the fire district.

The respective boards of the Village of Margaretville and the
Middletown-Hardenburgh Fire District have voted and resolved to extend
the fire district as soon as permitted by this special legislation.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

New bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

None to the state.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

Immediate


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

                                 6408--B
    Cal. No. 123

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 22, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SEWARD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed  to  the  Committee  on  Local  Government  --
  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 -- again amended and
  ordered reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN  ACT  to authorize the Middletown-Hardenburgh fire district to extend
  the fire district into the village of Margaretville

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

  Section  1.  Notwithstanding  any contrary provisions of article 11 of
the town law, commencing upon the effective date of a resolution adopted
by the town boards of Middletown and Hardenburgh, in the county of Dela-
ware, pursuant to section 170 of the town law governing fire  districts,
the  boundary  of  the  Middletown-Hardenburgh  fire  district  shall be
extended to include the territorial boundaries of the village of Margar-
etville for the purposes of fire protection.
  S 2. Upon the completion by the town boards of Middletown and  Harden-
burgh of the proceedings authorized by section one of this act, the fire
district  shall  include  the  village of Margaretville, and the Middle-
town-Hardenburgh fire district shall continue to have all of the powers,
duties, and responsibilities it possessed prior to the enactment of this
act, and shall be subject to all of  the  limitations,  procedures,  and
restrictions set forth in such section.
  S  3. On and after the completion of proceedings authorized by section
one of this act, the fire district  shall  maintain  its  existence  and
continue  to  maintain  apparatus,  appliances  and facilities as it did
before the enactment of this act. Nothing in this  act  shall  give  the
village  of  Margaretville  control  over  the  fire district beyond the
provisions of the town law.
  S 4. The towns of Hardenburgh and  Middletown,  village  of  Margaret-
ville, and the Middletown-Hardenburgh fire district shall use the exist-
ing procedures of section 170 of the town law for adoption of the resol-
utions  to  extend  the  Middletown-Hardenburgh  fire  district into the
village of Margaretville.
  S 5. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13362-04-4

S6408C (ACTIVE) - Bill Details

Law Section:
Towns

S6408C (ACTIVE) - Bill Texts

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Extends the boundary of the Middletown-Hardenburgh fire district to include the territorial boundaries of the village of Margaretville for the purposes of fire protection.

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BILL NUMBER:S6408C

TITLE OF BILL: An act to authorize the Middletown-Hardenburgh fire
district to extend the fire district into the village of Margaretville

PURPOSE:

Authorizes the Middletown-Hardenburgh Fire District to extend the fire
district into the Village of Margaretville.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 1 abolishes the fire department in the Village of Margaretville,
outlines the purpose of the legislation and provides for the Middle-
town-Hardenburgh Fire District to include the Village of Margaretville.

Section 2 states that the Middletown-Hardenburgh Fire District shall,
upon proper procedure, extend into the Village of Margaretville and
retain all of its powers under the law.

Section 3 states the corporate existence of the not-for-profit Margaret-
ville Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. shall continue to maintain appara-
tus, appliances and facilities within the Village of Margaretville as it
did before, but its continued presence shall not render it the fire
corporation under the control of village authorities.

Section 4 states the Village of Margaretville and the Middletown-Harden-
burgh Fire District shall use the existing procedures of Town Law
Section 170 for adoption of the resolutions to extend the Middletown-
Hardenburgh Fire District into the Village of Margaretville.

Section 5 contains the effective date.

JUSTIFICATION:

The respective boards of the Village of Margaretville and the Middle-
town-Hardenburgh Fire District have requested this legislation to
provide for an extension of the Middletown-Hardenburgh Fire District
into the Village. The bill will authorize the extension of the District
to include the Village and give Village residents a vote as to the
governance of the Fire District.

The respective boards of the Village of Margaretville and the Middle-
town-Hardenburgh Fire District have voted and resolved to extend the
Fire District as soon as permitted by this special legislation.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

New bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

None to the State.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

Immediately.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                 6408--C
    Cal. No. 123

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 22, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SEWARD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed  to  the  Committee  on  Local  Government  --
  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 -- again amended and
  ordered reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading--
  passed  by  Senate,  vote  reconsidered,  restored  to  third reading,
  amended on third reading and order reprinted, retaining it's place  in
  the order of third reading

AN  ACT  to authorize the Middletown-Hardenburgh fire district to extend
  the fire district into the village of Margaretville

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

  Section  1.  Notwithstanding  any contrary provisions of article 11 of
the town law, commencing upon the effective date of a resolution adopted
pursuant to section 10-1020 of  the  village  law  abolishing  the  fire
department  in  the  village of Margaretville, Delaware County, the town
boards of Middletown and Hardenburgh, in the county of Delaware,  pursu-
ant  to  subdivision  2  of  section  170 of the town law governing fire
districts, the boundary  of  the  Middletown-Hardenburgh  fire  district
shall  be  extended to include the territorial boundaries of the village
of Margaretville for the purposes of fire protection.
  S 2. Upon the completion by the town boards of Middletown and  Harden-
burgh of the proceedings authorized by section one of this act, the fire
protection  district  in  the  town as extended shall be governed by the
provisions of section 184 of the town law,  and  the  Middletown-Harden-
burgh  fire  district  shall continue to have all of the powers, duties,
and responsibilities vested in and imposed on town boards by section 184
of the town law, and shall be subject to all of the limitations,  proce-
dures, and restrictions set forth in such section.
  S  3. On and after the completion of proceedings authorized by section
one of this act, the not-for-profit fire corporation incorporated as the
"Margaretville Volunteer Fire Department,  Inc."    shall  maintain  its
corporate  existence  and continue to maintain apparatus, appliances and

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13362-09-4

S. 6408--C                          2

facilities within the village of Margaretville  as  it  did  before  the
enactment of this act. Such continued presence in the village of Margar-
etville shall not render the fire corporation the fire department of the
village,  nor  shall it render the fire corporation under the control of
the village authorities pursuant to paragraph (e) of section 1402 of the
not-for-profit corporation law, provided, however, that for purposes  of
paragraph (e) of section 1402 of the not-for-profit corporation law, the
fire  corporation shall be under the control of the towns of Hardenburgh
and Middletown.
  S 4. The towns of Hardenburgh and  Middletown,  village  of  Margaret-
ville, and the Middletown-Hardenburgh fire district shall use the exist-
ing procedures of section 170 of the town law for adoption of the resol-
utions  to  extend  the  Middletown-Hardenburgh  fire  district into the
village of Margaretville.
  S 5. This act shall take effect immediately.

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