senate Bill S178

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Directs the office of fire prevention and control to conduct a study which evaluates the minimum recommended qualifications to becoming a volunteer firefighter

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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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

Votes

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May 14, 2019 - Finance committee Vote

S178
21
0
committee
21
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
1
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S178 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7956
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Executive
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S9182

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

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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