assembly Bill A5517

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Creates the Amsterdam Firefighters' Benevolent Association

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 20, 2015 signed chap.433
Nov 10, 2015 delivered to governor
Jun 18, 2015 returned to assembly
passed senate
home rule request
substituted for s3950
Jun 09, 2015 referred to local government
delivered to senate
passed assembly
home rule request
ordered to third reading rules cal.118
rules report cal.118
reported
Jun 04, 2015 amend by restoring to original print 5517
Apr 22, 2015 amend and recommit to ways and means
reported referred to ways and means
Feb 25, 2015 referred to local governments
Jun 03, 2015 reported referred to rules
Apr 22, 2015 print number 5517a

A5517 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3950
Law Section:
Firefighters
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
A9726, S7327

A5517 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates the Amsterdam Firefighters' Benevolent Association.

A5517 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5517

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 25, 2015
                               ___________

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

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

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

  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

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01491-01-5

A5517A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3950
Law Section:
Firefighters
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
A9726, S7327

A5517A - Summary

Creates the Amsterdam Firefighters' Benevolent Association.

A5517A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5517--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 25, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. SANTABARBARA -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Local Governments -- reported and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Ways and Means -- committee discharged, bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

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

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

  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

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01491-04-5

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