|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 20, 2019||committed to rules|
|May 20, 2019||advanced to third reading|
|May 15, 2019||2nd report cal.|
|May 14, 2019||1st report cal.714|
|Jan 09, 2019||referred to finance|
senate Bill S178
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S178 (ACTIVE) - Details
S178 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Directs the office of fire prevention and control to conduct a study, which evaluates the minimum recommended qualifications to becoming a volunteer firefighter; requires such office to provide a report to the governor, temporary president of the senate and the speaker of the assembly within twelve months of the effective date of this act.
S178 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S178 SPONSOR: HELMING TITLE OF BILL: An act to direct the office of fire prevention and control to conduct a study which evaluates the minimum recommended qualifications to becoming a volunteer firefighter PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: The Office of Fire Prevention and Control (OFPC) shall conduct a study that examines and evaluates the minimum qualifications recommended for volunteer firefighters. In addition, this legislation would require OFPC, within 12 months, to report on the findings of this study to the Governor, Temporary President of the Senate and the Speaker of the Assembly. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Sections 1: Directs OFPC to conduct a study, which evaluates the minimum
S178 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 178 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. HELMING -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance AN ACT to direct the office of fire prevention and control to conduct a study which evaluates the minimum recommended qualifications to becom- ing a volunteer firefighter THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The office of fire prevention and control shall conduct a study that examines and evaluates the recommended minimum qualifications for volunteer firefighters. (a) The type of settings included in the study shall be subject to funds available but include, at minimum, the coursework required to test for the Firefighter certification, or the Firefighter Recruit I and II certifications, as defined in part 426 of title 19 of the New York Codes, Rules and Regulations, the recommended number of hours of train- ing, availability of training courses and resources, availability of trainers, and minimum qualifications for trainers. (b) The study shall take into account factors including, but not limited to: geographical region, prominent industries in that region, demographics of populations and demand for volunteer firefighters. § 2. Within twelve months of the effective date of this act, the office of fire prevention and control shall submit a report detailing the findings of the study to the governor, the temporary president of the senate, and the speaker of the assembly. § 3. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD04991-01-9
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