assembly Bill A7356

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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Jan 06, 2016 referred to local governments
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A7356 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1026
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

A7356 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A7356 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7356

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               May 6, 2015
                               ___________

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

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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