senate Bill S7327

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Creates the Amsterdam Firefighters' Benevolent Association

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May 12, 2014 referred to local government

S7327 (ACTIVE) - Details

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Current Committee:
Senate Local Government
Law Section:
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S3950, A5517

S7327 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates the Amsterdam Firefighters' Benevolent Association.

S7327 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7327 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 12, 2014

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

AN ACT in relation to  the  creation  of  the  "Amsterdam  Firefighters'
  Benevolent Association"


  Section 1. Incorporation; membership. A not-for-profit corporation  by
the name of "Amsterdam Firefighters' Benevolent Association", hereinaft-
er  referred  to  as  the  "association", is hereby created. It shall be
composed of such members eligible for membership therein as  hereinafter
provided  as  shall:  (a)  notify the secretary of the Amsterdam Profes-
sional Firefighters Union in writing prior to the  organization  meeting
hereinafter  provided  for  the corporation created by this act of their
desire to become members; or (b) attend such meeting or  an  adjournment
thereof, and also such persons eligible as may thereafter become members
of such corporation pursuant to its by-laws.
  S 2. Persons eligible for membership. All persons who are now or here-
after shall be employed as professional firefighters in the fire depart-
ment  of  the  city of Amsterdam, county of Montgomery shall be eligible
for membership in the corporation created by this act  except  that  any
firefighter  who has been removed for cause from the fire department and
who has not been reinstated therein shall not be eligible for membership
in such corporation. The membership of any person  in  such  corporation
shall  terminate  when  his  membership  in  the  city of Amsterdam fire
department terminates.
  S 3.  Purposes.  The  association  shall  have  as  its  purposes  the
promotion  of  a  friendly association for the betterment of its members
and their relations with  the  community,  for  promotion  of  fraternal
intercourse  among  its  members,  to  study  and  disseminate among its
members the most efficient manner of fighting fires and the relief,  aid
and  assistance  of  its  members and their families who are disabled or
indigent, and for the promotion of the welfare of the fire service,  and
for any of the foregoing purposes shall have the power to purchase, take
and hold, transfer and convey real and personal property.

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


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