senate Bill S4238B

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Enacts the New York emergency responder act

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 08, 2016 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 07, 2016 advanced to third reading
Jun 06, 2016 2nd report cal.
Jun 02, 2016 1st report cal.1393
May 25, 2016 print number 4238b
May 25, 2016 amend and recommit to finance
May 23, 2016 reported and committed to finance
Jan 06, 2016 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 16, 2015 referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1660
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 03, 2015 print number 4238a
Jun 03, 2015 amend and recommit to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Mar 11, 2015 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

Votes

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Jun 2, 2016 - Finance committee Vote

S4238B
32
0
committee
32
Aye
0
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 23, 2016 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S4238A
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 23, 2016

aye wr (2)

Jun 16, 2015 - Rules committee Vote

S4238A
23
0
committee
23
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

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S4238 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6214
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §29-f, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S4135, A4241
2019-2020: A4142

S4238 - Summary

Enacts the New York emergency responder act limiting the liability of certain emergency responders.

S4238 - Sponsor Memo

S4238 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4238

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 11, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
  ty and Military Affairs

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to enacting the New  York
  emergency responder act

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

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
the "New York emergency responder act".
  S 2. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 29-f to read
as follows:
  S  29-F.  THE  NEW  YORK  EMERGENCY  RESPONDER ACT. 1. AS USED IN THIS
SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  (A) "PUBLIC OFFICIAL" SHALL MEAN ANY  APPOINTED  OR  ELECTED  FEDERAL,
STATE  OR  LOCAL OFFICIAL WITH EXECUTIVE RESPONSIBILITY IN THE JURISDIC-
TION IN WHICH THE EMERGENCY OR EVENT HAS OCCURRED.
  (B) "PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICIAL"  SHALL  MEAN  ANY  APPOINTED  OR  ELECTED
FEDERAL,  STATE OR LOCAL OFFICIAL WITH EXECUTIVE RESPONSIBILITY TO COOR-
DINATE PUBLIC SAFETY IN THE JURISDICTION IN WHICH THE EMERGENCY OR EVENT
HAS OCCURRED.
  (C) "LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIAL" SHALL MEAN  ANY  APPOINTED  OR  ELECTED
FEDERAL,  STATE OR LOCAL OFFICIAL WITH EXECUTIVE RESPONSIBILITY TO COOR-
DINATE LAW ENFORCEMENT IN THE JURISDICTION IN  WHICH  THE  EMERGENCY  OR
EVENT HAS OCCURRED.
  (D)  "CODE  ENFORCEMENT  OFFICIAL" SHALL MEAN ANY APPOINTED OR ELECTED
FEDERAL, STATE OR LOCAL OFFICIAL WITH EXECUTIVE RESPONSIBILITY TO  COOR-
DINATE BUILDING INSPECTION IN THE JURISDICTION IN WHICH THE EMERGENCY OR
EVENT HAS OCCURRED.
  (E)  "DISASTER"  SHALL MEAN THE OCCURRENCE OR IMMINENT THREAT OF WIDE-
SPREAD OR SEVERE DAMAGE, INJURY, OR LOSS OF LIFE OR  PROPERTY  RESULTING
FROM  ANY  NATURAL  OR  MAN-MADE  CAUSES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09023-01-5

Co-Sponsors

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S4238A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6214
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §29-f, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S4135, A4241
2019-2020: A4142

S4238A - Summary

Enacts the New York emergency responder act limiting the liability of certain emergency responders.

S4238A - Sponsor Memo

S4238A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4238--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 11, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  SAVINO, AVELLA, BOYLE, CARLUCCI, PERALTA, SEWARD,
  VALESKY -- read twice and ordered printed,  and  when  printed  to  be
  committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Security and Military
  Affairs  --  committee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to enacting the New  York
  emergency responder act

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

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
the "New York emergency responder act".
  S 2. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 29-f to read
as follows:
  S  29-F.  THE  NEW  YORK  EMERGENCY  RESPONDER ACT. 1. AS USED IN THIS
SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  (A) "PUBLIC OFFICIAL" SHALL MEAN ANY  APPOINTED  OR  ELECTED  FEDERAL,
STATE  OR  LOCAL OFFICIAL WITH EXECUTIVE RESPONSIBILITY IN THE JURISDIC-
TION IN WHICH THE EMERGENCY OR EVENT HAS OCCURRED.
  (B) "PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICIAL"  SHALL  MEAN  ANY  APPOINTED  OR  ELECTED
FEDERAL,  STATE OR LOCAL OFFICIAL WITH EXECUTIVE RESPONSIBILITY TO COOR-
DINATE PUBLIC SAFETY IN THE JURISDICTION IN WHICH THE EMERGENCY OR EVENT
HAS OCCURRED.
  (C) "LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIAL" SHALL MEAN  ANY  APPOINTED  OR  ELECTED
FEDERAL,  STATE OR LOCAL OFFICIAL WITH EXECUTIVE RESPONSIBILITY TO COOR-
DINATE LAW ENFORCEMENT IN THE JURISDICTION IN  WHICH  THE  EMERGENCY  OR
EVENT HAS OCCURRED.
  (D)  "CODE  ENFORCEMENT  OFFICIAL" SHALL MEAN ANY APPOINTED OR ELECTED
FEDERAL, STATE OR LOCAL OFFICIAL WITH EXECUTIVE RESPONSIBILITY TO  COOR-
DINATE BUILDING INSPECTION IN THE JURISDICTION IN WHICH THE EMERGENCY OR
EVENT HAS OCCURRED.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09023-02-5

Co-Sponsors

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S4238B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6214
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §29-f, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S4135, A4241
2019-2020: A4142

S4238B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the New York emergency responder act limiting the liability of certain emergency responders.

S4238B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4238B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4238--B

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 11, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. SAVINO, AKSHAR, AVELLA, BOYLE, CARLUCCI, GALLIVAN,
  PERALTA, SEWARD, VALESKY -- read twice and ordered printed,  and  when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
  ty and Military Affairs -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said committee -- recommitted
  to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Security and  Military  Affairs
  in  accordance  with  Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- reported favorably from
  said committee and committed to the Committee on Finance --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to enacting the New York
  emergency responder act

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "New York emergency responder act".
  S 2. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 29-f to read
as follows:
  S 29-F. THE NEW YORK EMERGENCY RESPONDER  ACT.  1.  AS  USED  IN  THIS
SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  (A)  "PUBLIC  OFFICIAL"  SHALL  MEAN ANY APPOINTED OR ELECTED FEDERAL,
STATE OR LOCAL OFFICIAL WITH EXECUTIVE RESPONSIBILITY IN  THE  JURISDIC-
TION  IN WHICH THE EMERGENCY OR EVENT HAS OCCURRED, AND ACTING IN HIS OR
HER OFFICIAL CAPACITY.
  (B) "PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICIAL"  SHALL  MEAN  ANY  APPOINTED  OR  ELECTED
FEDERAL,  STATE OR LOCAL OFFICIAL WITH EXECUTIVE RESPONSIBILITY TO COOR-
DINATE PUBLIC SAFETY IN THE JURISDICTION IN WHICH THE EMERGENCY OR EVENT
HAS OCCURRED, AND ACTING IN HIS OR HER OFFICIAL CAPACITY.
  (C) "LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIAL" SHALL MEAN  ANY  APPOINTED  OR  ELECTED
FEDERAL,  STATE OR LOCAL OFFICIAL WITH EXECUTIVE RESPONSIBILITY TO COOR-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09023-09-6

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