assembly Bill A7717B

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Provides that authorities having control of a fire department or fire company which provides emergency medical services may establish fees and charges for services

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 29, 2018 print number 7717b
Jan 29, 2018 amend and recommit to local governments
Jan 03, 2018 referred to local governments
May 17, 2017 print number 7717a
May 17, 2017 amend (t) and recommit to local governments
May 11, 2017 referred to local governments

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A7717 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S363
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§209-b & 122-b, Gen Muni L; amd §184, Town L; amd §§3224-a, 3216, 3221 & 4303, Ins L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A4310
2011-2012: A7291, S4856
2013-2014: A4113, S3262
2015-2016: A3721, S1914
2019-2020: A1778, S1940, S3685
2021-2022: A534, S1286

A7717 - Summary

Provides that authorities having control of a fire department or fire company which provides emergency medical services may establish fees and charges for services; authorizes health insurer payments to nonparticipating or nonpreferred providers of ambulance services licensed under article 30 of the public health law.

A7717 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7717

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 11, 2017
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the general municipal law and the town law, in  relation
  to authorizing fees and charges for emergency medical services

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

  Section 1.  Subdivision 4 of section 209-b of  the  general  municipal
law,  as  amended by chapter 718 of the laws of 1958, is amended to read
as follows:
  4. Fees and charges [prohibited] AUTHORIZED.   Emergency  and  general
ambulance  service,  INCLUDING  EMERGENCY  MEDICAL SERVICE AS DEFINED IN
SECTION THREE THOUSAND ONE OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW, authorized pursuant
to this section [shall] MAY be furnished  without  cost  to  the  person
served; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT THE AUTHORITIES HAVING CONTROL OF A FIRE
DEPARTMENT  OR FIRE COMPANY THAT HAVE AUTHORIZED SUCH FIRE DEPARTMENT OR
FIRE COMPANY TO PROVIDE SUCH SERVICE OR SERVICES MAY FIX A  SCHEDULE  OF
FEES  OR  CHARGES  TO  BE  PAID  BY  PERSONS  REQUESTING SUCH SERVICE OR
SERVICES. THE AUTHORITIES HAVING CONTROL OF A FIRE  DEPARTMENT  OR  FIRE
COMPANY MAY PROVIDE FOR THE COLLECTION OF FEES AND CHARGES OR MAY FORMU-
LATE  RULES  AND  REGULATIONS  FOR  THE  COLLECTION  THEREOF BY THE FIRE
DEPARTMENT OR FIRE COMPANY. WHEN FEES AND CHARGES ARE AUTHORIZED  PURSU-
ANT  TO  THIS  SUBDIVISION,  THE  FEES  AND  CHARGES  COLLECTED SHALL BE
DISBURSED IN ACCORDANCE WITH A WRITTEN CONTRACT ENTERED INTO BETWEEN THE
AUTHORITY HAVING CONTROL OF A FIRE DEPARTMENT OR FIRE  COMPANY  AND  THE
FIRE  DEPARTMENT  OR FIRE COMPANY ITSELF.  The acceptance by any fireman
of any personal remuneration or gratuity, directly or indirectly, from a
person served shall be a ground for his expulsion  or  suspension  as  a
member of the fire department or fire company.
  §  2.  Paragraph  (e) of subdivision 1 of section 122-b of the general
municipal law, as amended by chapter 303 of the laws of 1980, is amended
to read as follows:

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

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A7717A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S363
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§209-b & 122-b, Gen Muni L; amd §184, Town L; amd §§3224-a, 3216, 3221 & 4303, Ins L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A4310
2011-2012: A7291, S4856
2013-2014: A4113, S3262
2015-2016: A3721, S1914
2019-2020: A1778, S1940, S3685
2021-2022: A534, S1286

A7717A - Summary

Provides that authorities having control of a fire department or fire company which provides emergency medical services may establish fees and charges for services; authorizes health insurer payments to nonparticipating or nonpreferred providers of ambulance services licensed under article 30 of the public health law.

A7717A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 7717--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 11, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. JONES, McDONALD, LUPINACCI, McDONOUGH, RA -- read
  once  and  referred to the Committee on Local Governments -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the general municipal law and the town law, in  relation
  to authorizing fees and charges for emergency medical services; and to
  amend  the insurance law, in relation to payments to prehospital emer-
  gency medical services providers

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

  Section  1.    Subdivision 4 of section 209-b of the general municipal
law, as amended by chapter 718 of the laws of 1958, is amended  to  read
as follows:
  4. Fees and charges [prohibited] AUTHORIZED.  (A) emergency and gener-
al  ambulance service, INCLUDING EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE AS DEFINED IN
SECTION THREE THOUSAND ONE OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW, authorized pursuant
to this section [shall] MAY be furnished  without  cost  to  the  person
served; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT THE AUTHORITIES HAVING CONTROL OF A FIRE
DEPARTMENT  OR FIRE COMPANY THAT HAVE AUTHORIZED SUCH FIRE DEPARTMENT OR
FIRE COMPANY TO PROVIDE SUCH SERVICE OR SERVICES MAY FIX A  SCHEDULE  OF
FEES  OR  CHARGES  TO  BE  PAID  BY  PERSONS  REQUESTING SUCH SERVICE OR
SERVICES. THE AUTHORITIES HAVING CONTROL OF A FIRE  DEPARTMENT  OR  FIRE
COMPANY MAY PROVIDE FOR THE COLLECTION OF FEES AND CHARGES OR MAY FORMU-
LATE  RULES  AND  REGULATIONS  FOR  THE  COLLECTION  THEREOF BY THE FIRE
DEPARTMENT OR FIRE COMPANY. WHEN FEES AND CHARGES ARE AUTHORIZED  PURSU-
ANT  TO  THIS  SUBDIVISION,  THE  FEES  AND  CHARGES  COLLECTED SHALL BE
DISBURSED IN ACCORDANCE WITH A WRITTEN CONTRACT ENTERED INTO BETWEEN THE
AUTHORITY HAVING CONTROL OF A FIRE DEPARTMENT OR FIRE  COMPANY  AND  THE
FIRE  DEPARTMENT  OR FIRE COMPANY ITSELF.  The acceptance by any fireman
of any personal remuneration or gratuity, directly or indirectly, from a

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00334-03-7

Co-Sponsors

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Multi-Sponsors

A7717B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S363
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§209-b & 122-b, Gen Muni L; amd §184, Town L; amd §§3224-a, 3216, 3221 & 4303, Ins L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A4310
2011-2012: A7291, S4856
2013-2014: A4113, S3262
2015-2016: A3721, S1914
2019-2020: A1778, S1940, S3685
2021-2022: A534, S1286

A7717B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that authorities having control of a fire department or fire company which provides emergency medical services may establish fees and charges for services; authorizes health insurer payments to nonparticipating or nonpreferred providers of ambulance services licensed under article 30 of the public health law.

A7717B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 7717--B

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 11, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. JONES, McDONALD, McDONOUGH, RA, HARRIS, LAVINE,
  D'URSO, WOERNER, BLAKE, DiPIETRO, BYRNE, STECK, COOK, BUCHWALD, ERRIGO
  -- read once and referred to the Committee  on  Local  Governments  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee -- recommitted to the Committee on Local
  Governments in accordance with Assembly Rule 3, sec.  2  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the general municipal law and the town law, in relation
  to authorizing fees and charges for emergency medical services; and to
  amend the insurance law, in relation to payments to prehospital  emer-
  gency medical services providers

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

  Section 1.  Subdivision 4 of section 209-b of  the  general  municipal
law,  as  amended by chapter 718 of the laws of 1958, is amended to read
as follows:
  4. Fees and charges [prohibited] AUTHORIZED.  (A) emergency and gener-
al ambulance service, INCLUDING EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE AS DEFINED  IN
SECTION THREE THOUSAND ONE OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW, authorized pursuant
to  this  section  [shall]  MAY  be furnished without cost to the person
served; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT THE AUTHORITIES HAVING CONTROL OF A FIRE
DEPARTMENT OR FIRE COMPANY THAT HAVE AUTHORIZED SUCH FIRE DEPARTMENT  OR
FIRE  COMPANY  TO PROVIDE SUCH SERVICE OR SERVICES MAY FIX A SCHEDULE OF
FEES OR CHARGES TO  BE  PAID  BY  PERSONS  REQUESTING  SUCH  SERVICE  OR
SERVICES.  THE  AUTHORITIES  HAVING CONTROL OF A FIRE DEPARTMENT OR FIRE
COMPANY MAY PROVIDE FOR THE COLLECTION OF FEES AND CHARGES OR MAY FORMU-
LATE RULES AND REGULATIONS  FOR  THE  COLLECTION  THEREOF  BY  THE  FIRE
DEPARTMENT  OR FIRE COMPANY. WHEN FEES AND CHARGES ARE AUTHORIZED PURSU-
ANT TO THIS  SUBDIVISION,  THE  FEES  AND  CHARGES  COLLECTED  SHALL  BE
DISBURSED IN ACCORDANCE WITH A WRITTEN CONTRACT ENTERED INTO BETWEEN THE

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