senate Bill S996

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes the town board of any town, which does not have a fire district, to establish and operate a town fire department

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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2014 committed to rules
May 28, 2014 advanced to third reading
May 21, 2014 2nd report cal.
May 20, 2014 1st report cal.877
Jan 08, 2014 referred to local government
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 30, 2013 referred to local governments
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 29, 2013 advanced to third reading
May 23, 2013 2nd report cal.
May 22, 2013 1st report cal.751
Jan 09, 2013 referred to local government

Votes

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May 20, 2014 - Local Government committee Vote

S996
3
3
committee
3
Aye
3
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Local Government Committee Vote: May 20, 2014

aye wr (3)

May 22, 2013 - Local Government committee Vote

S996
6
0
committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Local Government Committee Vote: May 22, 2013

aye wr (3)

S996 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Town Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 10-A ยงยง160 - 167, Town L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1492
2009-2010: S271

S996 - Summary

Authorizes the town board of any town, which does not have a fire district, to establish and operate a town fire department.

S996 - Sponsor Memo

S996 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   996

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the town law, in  relation  to  authorizing  a  town  to
  establish and operate a town fire department

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

  Section 1. The town law is amended by adding a  new  article  10-A  to
read as follows:

                              ARTICLE 10-A
                             FIRE DEPARTMENT

SECTION 160. ESTABLISHMENT OF TOWN FIRE DEPARTMENT.
        161. POWERS OF TOWN BOARD.
        162. RULES AND REGULATIONS.
        163. ORGANIZATION OF COMPANIES.
        164. VOLUNTEER MEMBERS OF TOWN FIRE COMPANIES.
        165. INCORPORATION OF FIRE DEPARTMENT.
        166. ELECTION OF COMPANY OFFICERS AND DELEGATES.
        167. CHIEF AND ASSISTANT CHIEFS.
  S  160.  ESTABLISHMENT  OF  TOWN  FIRE DEPARTMENT. NOTWITHSTANDING THE
PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE ELEVEN OF THIS CHAPTER OR ANY OTHER  PROVISION  OF
LAW  TO  THE CONTRARY, THE TOWN BOARD OF ANY TOWN, WHICH DOES NOT HAVE A
FIRE DISTRICT, MAY ESTABLISH AND OPERATE A TOWN FIRE DEPARTMENT.
  S 161. POWERS OF TOWN BOARD. THE TOWN BOARD OF A TOWN:
  1. HAS THE CARE, CUSTODY AND CONTROL OF ALL TOWN PROPERTY OF THE  FIRE
DEPARTMENT.
  2. MAY PURCHASE SUCH EQUIPMENT AS IS SUITABLE AND NECESSARY TO PREVENT
AND  EXTINGUISH  FIRES WITHIN THE TOWN, OR FOR THE PURPOSES OF ANY EMER-
GENCY AND FIRST AID SQUAD ORGANIZED  WITHIN  THE  FIRE  DEPARTMENT,  AND

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

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