senate Bill S363A

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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Current Bill Status - In Senate Finance Committee


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 15, 2017 print number 363a
May 15, 2017 amend (t) and recommit to finance
Mar 07, 2017 reported and committed to finance
Jan 04, 2017 referred to local government

Votes

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Mar 7, 2017 - Local Government committee Vote

S363
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committee
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Aye
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Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Committee Vote: Mar 7, 2017

aye wr (2)

Co-Sponsors

S363 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7717A
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 Previous Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S1914, A3721
2013-2014: S3262, A4113
2011-2012: S4856, A7291
2009-2010: A4310

S363 - 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.

S363 - Sponsor Memo

S363 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   363

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

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 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.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00334-01-7

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S363A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7717A
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 Previous Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S1914, A3721
2013-2014: S3262, A4113
2011-2012: S4856, A7291
2009-2010: A4310

S363A (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.

S363A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S363A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 363--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. LITTLE, AKSHAR, CARLUCCI, MURPHY -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Local Government -- reported favorably from said committee and commit-
  ted to the Committee on Finance -- 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

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

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