senate Bill S1026

2015-2016 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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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 24, 2016 referred to local governments
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 23, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.956
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 06, 2016 referred to local government
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 17, 2015 referred to local governments
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 18, 2015 advanced to third reading
May 13, 2015 2nd report cal.
May 12, 2015 1st report cal.605
Jan 08, 2015 referred to local government

Votes

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May 23, 2016 - Rules committee Vote

S1026
18
7
committee
18
Aye
7
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 12, 2015 - Local Government committee Vote

S1026
4
2
committee
4
Aye
2
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Local Government Committee Vote: May 12, 2015

nay (2)
aye wr (3)

S1026 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7356
Law Section:
Town Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 10-A ยงยง160 - 167, Town L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S271
2011-2012: S1492
2013-2014: S996
2017-2018: S2252

S1026 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S1026 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1026 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1026

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 8, 2015
                               ___________

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.
                                                           LBD06215-01-5

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