senate Bill S7084

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to coverage for volunteer firefighters and volunteer ambulance workers performing emergency services

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A8991 - Signed by Governor


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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 17, 2014 signed chap.496
Dec 05, 2014 delivered to governor
Jun 11, 2014 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1164
substituted for s7084
Jun 11, 2014 substituted by a8991
Jun 10, 2014 advanced to third reading
Jun 09, 2014 2nd report cal.
Jun 03, 2014 1st report cal.1164
Apr 24, 2014 referred to local government

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S7084 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8991
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §209-i, Gen Muni L; amd §5, Vol Amb Wkr Ben L

S7084 - Summary

Relates to coverage for volunteer firefighters and volunteer ambulance workers performing emergency services.

S7084 - Sponsor Memo

S7084 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7084

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 24, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GRIFFO -- 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 and  the  volunteer  ambulance
  workers' benefit law, in relation to coverage for volunteer firefight-
  ers and volunteer ambulance workers performing emergency services

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

  Section 1. Section 209-i of the general municipal law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision 1-b to read as follows:
  1-B.  IN  THE  EVENT  THAT  AN  ACTIVE  VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER PROVIDES
SERVICES UNDER SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION WHEN THERE IS  NO  JURIS-
DICTIONAL  OFFICER  IN COMMAND PRESENT, SUCH VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER SHALL
BE ENTITLED TO COVERAGE UNDER THE VOLUNTEER  FIREFIGHTERS'  BENEFIT  LAW
PROVIDED  THE FIRE COMPANY OR MUNICIPALITY THE VOLUNTEER SERVES ADOPTS A
RESOLUTION GRANTING COVERAGE FOR THE PROVISION OF  SUCH  SERVICES.  UPON
ARRIVAL  OF A JURISDICTIONAL OFFICER IN COMMAND, SUCH VOLUNTEER SHALL BE
ENTITLED TO BENEFITS IN THE MANNER SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF  THIS
SECTION.
  S  2.  Subdivision  1 of section 5 of the volunteer ambulance workers'
benefit law is amended by adding a new paragraph 1 to read as follows:
  1. WHILE, WITHIN THE STATE, PERFORMING DUTIES IN AN  AREA  OTHER  THAN
HIS OR HER OWN RELATED TO THE DELIVERY OF EMERGENCY HEALTH CARE PRIOR TO
THE  ARRIVAL OF THE AMBULANCE DEPARTMENT, AMBULANCE COMPANY, OR ANY UNIT
THEREOF THAT IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE PROVISION OF SUCH CARE IN THAT AREA,
PROVIDED THAT THE VOLUNTEER AMBULANCE WORKERS'  MUNICIPALITY,  AMBULANCE
DEPARTMENT,  AMBULANCE COMPANY, OR ANY UNIT THEREOF, ADOPTS A RESOLUTION
GRANTING COVERAGE FOR SUCH DUTIES. UPON THE  ARRIVAL  OF  THE  AMBULANCE
DEPARTMENT, AMBULANCE COMPANY, OR ANY UNIT THEREOF RESPONSIBLE FOR EMER-
GENCY  HEALTH CARE IN THE AREA, SUCH VOLUNTEER AMBULANCE WORKER SHALL BE
ENTITLED TO BENEFITS IN THE MANNER SET FORTH  IN  PARAGRAPH  B  OF  THIS
SUBDIVISION.
  S 3. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it shall have become a law.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14055-01-4

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