assembly Bill A10438A

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the determination of points for service award programs for volunteer firefighters and volunteer ambulance workers during a state disaster emergency

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 17, 2020 signed chap.113
Jun 05, 2020 delivered to governor
May 27, 2020 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.40
substituted for a10438a
May 27, 2020 substituted by s8251b
rules report cal.40
reported
May 26, 2020 reported referred to rules
May 24, 2020 print number 10438a
May 24, 2020 amend (t) and recommit to local governments
May 11, 2020 referred to local governments

Votes

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May 26, 2020 - Local Government committee Vote

S8251B
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 26, 2020

May 24, 2020 - Rules committee Vote

S8251B
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Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

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A10438 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8251
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§217, 219-e & 219-m, Gen Muni L

A10438 - Summary

Relates to the determination of points for service award programs for volunteer firefighters and volunteer ambulance workers during a state disaster emergency.

A10438 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  10438

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 11, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  COMMITTEE  ON  RULES  -- (at request of M. of A. Thiele,
  Stern) -- read once and referred to the Committee on Local Governments

AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in relation to  the  determi-
  nation of points for service award programs for volunteer firefighters
  and  volunteer ambulance workers during a state disaster emergency and
  authorizing service award program sponsors  to  adjust  certain  point
  systems when such sponsor adopts written emergency response protocols

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

  Section 1. Section 217 of the general  municipal  law  is  amended  by
adding two new subdivisions (p) and (q) to read as follows:
  (P)  FOR  PURPOSES  OF  DETERMINING TOTAL POINTS EARNED FOR A CALENDAR
YEAR, AN ACTIVE VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER SERVICE AWARD PROGRAM MAY  PROVIDE
FOR  THE  CREDITING  OF  FIVE  ADDITIONAL POINTS PER MONTH, PRORATED FOR
PERIODS OF LESS THAN ONE MONTH, TO  EACH  ACTIVE  PARTICIPANT  FOR  EACH
MONTH  THAT  SPECIAL  EMERGENCY RESPONSE RULES WERE IN PLACE RESTRICTING
FIREFIGHTER RESPONSES TO  EMERGENCY  RESPONSES  AND/OR  RESTRICTING  THE
HOLDING OF ACTIVITIES FOR WHICH POINTS COULD BE EARNED DUE TO GUIDELINES
RELATED  TO  A  STATE  DISASTER  EMERGENCY,  AS  SUCH TERM IS DEFINED IN
SECTION TWENTY OF THE EXECUTIVE  LAW,  DECLARED  PURSUANT  TO  EXECUTIVE
ORDER TWO HUNDRED TWO OF TWO THOUSAND TWENTY, AS AMENDED, TO ADDRESS THE
OUTBREAK OF NOVEL CORONAVIRUS, COVID-19.
  (Q) THE PROGRAM SPONSOR MAY MAKE ADJUSTMENTS TO THE POINT SYSTEM CATE-
GORY  ENTITLED "PARTICIPATION IN DEPARTMENT RESPONSES" IN THE EVENT THAT
SUCH PROGRAM SPONSOR ADOPTS WRITTEN EMERGENCY RESPONSE PROTOCOLS SETTING
DIFFERENT EMERGENCY RESPONSE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE FIRE DEPARTMENT,  FIRE
COMPANIES,  SQUADS  AND UNITS THEREOF SUCH THAT CERTAIN PARTICIPANTS ARE
NOT PERMITTED TO RESPOND AND RESTRICTED FROM RESPONDING TO ALL NON-EMER-
GENCY RESCUE AND FIRST AID SQUAD CALLS AND/OR ALL EMERGENCY  RESCUE  AND
FIRST  AID  SQUAD  CALLS.  SUCH  RESTRICTIONS  ON RESPONSE MAY RELATE TO
DETERMINATIONS MADE BY THE DISTRICT PHYSICIAN AS TO THE DUTIES THAT  MAY
BE  ASSIGNED TO CERTAIN PERSONNEL. IN THE EVENT THAT THE PROGRAM SPONSOR
ADOPTS DIFFERENT RESPONSE REQUIREMENTS  FOR  DIFFERENT  GROUPS,  PARTIC-
IPANTS  IN  THOSE  GROUPS  SHALL  BE  REQUIRED TO RESPOND TO THE MINIMUM

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

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A10438A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8251
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§217, 219-e & 219-m, Gen Muni L

A10438A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the determination of points for service award programs for volunteer firefighters and volunteer ambulance workers during a state disaster emergency.

A10438A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                10438--A

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 11, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  COMMITTEE  ON  RULES  -- (at request of M. of A. Thiele,
  Stern, Woerner, McDonald, Seawright,  Schimminger,  Frontus,  Dickens,
  Griffin,  Ortiz, Paulin, D'Urso, Jaffee, Buttenschon, Wallace, Lifton,
  Otis) -- 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, in relation to  the  determi-
  nation of points for service award programs for volunteer firefighters
  and volunteer ambulance workers during a state disaster emergency; and
  providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section 1. Section 217 of the general  municipal  law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision (p) to read as follows:
  (P)  FOR  PURPOSES  OF  DETERMINING TOTAL POINTS EARNED FOR A CALENDAR
YEAR IN WHICH A STATE DISASTER EMERGENCY, AS DEFINED IN  SECTION  TWENTY
OF  THE  EXECUTIVE  LAW,  HAS  BEEN DECLARED PURSUANT TO EXECUTIVE ORDER
NUMBER TWO HUNDRED TWO OF TWO THOUSAND TWENTY, AS  AMENDED,  TO  ADDRESS
THE  OUTBREAK  OF NOVEL CORONAVIRUS, COVID-19, AN ACTIVE VOLUNTEER FIRE-
FIGHTER SERVICE AWARD PROGRAM MAY PROVIDE FOR THE  CREDITING  OF  UP  TO
FIVE  ADDITIONAL POINTS PER MONTH, PRORATED FOR PERIODS OF LESS THAN ONE
MONTH, TO EACH ACTIVE VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER FOR EACH MONTH THAT  SPECIAL
EMERGENCY RESPONSE RULES WERE IN PLACE RESTRICTING FIREFIGHTER RESPONSES
TO  EMERGENCY RESPONSES AND/OR RESTRICTING THE HOLDING OF ACTIVITIES FOR
WHICH POINTS COULD BE EARNED DUE TO  GUIDELINES  RELATED  TO  THE  STATE
DISASTER  EMERGENCY.  A  POLITICAL  SUBDIVISION  ELECTING TO PROVIDE THE
ADDITIONAL POINTS AUTHORIZED UNDER THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL ADOPT A RESOL-
UTION BY APRIL THIRTIETH, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-ONE DETERMINING THE NUMBER
OF ADDITIONAL POINTS TO BE CREDITED PER MONTH, PROVIDED THAT  ANY  ADDI-
TIONAL POINTS CREDITED PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL BE IN ADDITION
TO  ANY  OTHER  POINTS  EARNED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION DURING THE STATE
DISASTER EMERGENCY.
  § 2. Subdivision 3 of section 219-e of the general  municipal  law  is
amended by adding a new paragraph (k) to read as follows:

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