senate Bill S3685B

2019-2020 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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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 14, 2019 referred to local governments
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 11, 2019 amended on third reading (t) 3685b
May 08, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 07, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 06, 2019 1st report cal.567
Apr 10, 2019 print number 3685a
Apr 10, 2019 amend and recommit to local government
Feb 12, 2019 referred to local government

Votes

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May 6, 2019 - Local Government committee Vote

S3685A
4
0
committee
4
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 6, 2019

aye wr (3)

Co-Sponsors

S3685 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1778
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§209-b & 122-b, Gen Muni L; amd §184, Town L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A4310
2011-2012: S4856, A7291
2013-2014: S3262, A4113
2015-2016: S1914, A3721
2017-2018: S363, A3100, A7717

S3685 - 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.

S3685 - Sponsor Memo

S3685 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3685

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 12, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  BROOKS, 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; 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
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.
                                                           LBD02799-02-9

Co-Sponsors

S3685A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1778
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§209-b & 122-b, Gen Muni L; amd §184, Town L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A4310
2011-2012: S4856, A7291
2013-2014: S3262, A4113
2015-2016: S1914, A3721
2017-2018: S363, A3100, A7717

S3685A - 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.

S3685A - Sponsor Memo

S3685A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 3685--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 12, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  BROOKS, LITTLE -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local  Government
  --  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 476 of the laws of 2018, 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 OF FIRE  COMPANY  AND  THE
FIRE  DEPARTMENT  OR  FIRE COMPANY ITSELF.   The acceptance by any fire-
fighter of any personal remuneration or gratuity, directly or  indirect-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02799-04-9

Co-Sponsors

S3685B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1778
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§209-b & 122-b, Gen Muni L; amd §184, Town L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A4310
2011-2012: S4856, A7291
2013-2014: S3262, A4113
2015-2016: S1914, A3721
2017-2018: S363, A3100, A7717

S3685B (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.

S3685B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3685B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 3685--B
    Cal. No. 567

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 12, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. BROOKS, LITTLE, FUNKE, GALLIVAN, HARCKHAM, THOMAS --
  read  twice  and  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to
  the Committee  on  Local  Government  --  committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered  to  first  and
  second  report,  ordered  to  a  third  reading,  amended  and ordered
  reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading

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 476 of the laws of 2018, 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 OF FIRE COMPANY AND THE
FIRE DEPARTMENT OR FIRE COMPANY ITSELF.   The acceptance  by  any  fire-
fighter  of any personal remuneration or gratuity, directly or indirect-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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