assembly Bill A8723

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to authorizing the town of Somerset to extend the fire protection district to encompass the village of Barker

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 11, 2014 signed chap.302
Aug 01, 2014 delivered to governor
Jun 19, 2014 returned to senate
passed assembly
home rule request
home rule request
ordered to third reading rules cal.460
substituted for a8723
Jun 19, 2014 substituted by s6521
rules report cal.460
Jun 18, 2014 reported
Jun 10, 2014 reported referred to rules
Mar 19, 2014 reported referred to ways and means
Feb 05, 2014 referred to local governments

A8723 (ACTIVE) - Details

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A8723 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the town of Somerset, Niagara county to extend the boundaries of the Somerset fire protection district to encompass the village of Barker upon the abolishment of the fire department of the village of Barker pursuant to a resolution of such village board.

A8723 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 5, 2014

Introduced by M. of A. CORWIN -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Local Governments

AN  ACT authorizing the town of Somerset to extend the town of Somerset-
  Somerset Fire Protection District into the village of Barker


  Section  1.  Notwithstanding  any contrary provisions of article 11 of
the town law, commencing with  the  effective  date  of  the  resolution
adopted  pursuant  to  section 10-1020 of the village law abolishing the
fire department in the village of Barker, Niagara county, the town board
of the town of Somerset, Niagara county, in accordance with  the  proce-
dures  set  forth in subdivision 2 of section 170 of the town law, shall
have the power to extend the town of Somerset - Somerset Fire Protection
District, located in the town of Somerset to include and  encompass  the
enter corporate limits of the village of Barker in such town.
  S  2.  Upon  the completion by the town of Somerset of the proceedings
authorized by section one of this act, the fire protection  district  in
the town as extended shall be a fire protection district governed by the
provisions  of  section  184  of the town law, and the town board of the
town shall have all of the powers and duties vested in  and  imposed  on
town  boards by section 184 of the town law, and shall be subject to all
of the limitations,  procedures  and  restrictions  set  forth  in  such
  S  3.  On  and  after  the completion of the proceedings authorized by
section one of this act, the not-for-profit  fire  corporation  incorpo-
rated as the "Barker Fire Department, Inc." shall maintain its corporate
existence and may continue to maintain apparatus, appliances and facili-
ties within the village of Barker for the furnishing of fire protection.
Such  continued  presence  in the village of Barker 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 pursu-
ant to paragraph (e) of section 1402 of the  not-for-profit  corporation
law,  provided,  however,  that for purposes of paragraph (e) of section

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