assembly Bill A1778

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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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to local governments
Jun 07, 2019 print number 1778a
Jun 07, 2019 amend (t) and recommit to local governments
Jan 17, 2019 referred to local governments

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A1778 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3685
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
2017-2018: A3100, A7717, S363
2021-2022: A534, S1286

A1778 - 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.

A1778 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1778
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 17, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of A. JONES, McDONOUGH, RA, LAVINE, D'URSO, WOERNER,
   BLAKE, DiPIETRO, BYRNE, STECK, COOK, BUCHWALD, JEAN-PIERRE, MORINELLO,
   NORRIS, GALEF, FAHY, BRONSON,  LUPARDO,  ABINANTI,  BARRETT,  SOLAGES,
   RAIA, GOODELL, HUNTER, PHEFFER AMATO, COLTON, B. MILLER -- Multi-Spon-
   sored  by  --  M.  of A. M. L. MILLER -- 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; 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-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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A1778A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3685
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
2017-2018: A3100, A7717, S363
2021-2022: A534, S1286

A1778A (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.

A1778A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  1778--A
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 17, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of A. JONES, McDONOUGH, RA, LAVINE, D'URSO, WOERNER,
   BLAKE, DiPIETRO, BYRNE, STECK, COOK, BUCHWALD, JEAN-PIERRE, MORINELLO,
   NORRIS, GALEF, FAHY, BRONSON,  LUPARDO,  ABINANTI,  BARRETT,  SOLAGES,
   RAIA,  GOODELL, HUNTER, PHEFFER AMATO, COLTON, B. MILLER, BUTTENSCHON,
   BRABENEC,  DeSTEFANO,  BURKE,  WALSH,  CROUCH,   MONTESANO,   PALUMBO,
   LAWRENCE,  SMULLEN,  MANKTELOW, SAYEGH, LiPETRI, ARROYO, JAFFEE, WALC-
   ZYK, TAGUE -- Multi-Sponsored by --  M.  of  A.  BYRNES,  ENGLEBRIGHT,
   M. L. MILLER  --  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
 
   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
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.