senate Bill S4518

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Exempts Howlett Hill Fire Department from the requirement that the percentage of non-resident fire department members not exceed forty-five percent of the membership

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A6869 - Signed by Governor

  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 13, 2019 signed chap.275
delivered to governor
May 30, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.561
substituted for s4518
May 30, 2019 substituted by a6869
May 08, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 07, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 06, 2019 1st report cal.561
Mar 14, 2019 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions


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May 6, 2019 - Corporations, Authorities and Commissions committee Vote

Aye with Reservations
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Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Committee Vote: May 6, 2019

S4518 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Not-for-Profit Corporation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1402, N-PC L

S4518 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Exempts Howlett Hill Fire Department from the requirement that the percentage of non-resident fire department members not exceed forty-five percent of the membership.

S4518 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4518 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 14, 2019

Introduced by Sen. ANTONACCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed  to be committed to the Committee on Corporations, Authorities
  and Commissions

AN ACT to amend the  not-for-profit  corporation  law,  in  relation  to
  exempting  Howlett  Hill Fire Department from the requirement that the
  percentage of non-resident fire department members not  exceed  forty-
  five percent of the membership


  Section 1. Subparagraph 3 of paragraph (c)  of  section  1402  of  the
not-for-profit  corporation  law,  as separately amended by chapters 500
and 513 of the laws of 2018, is amended to read as follows:
  (3) In towns outside of villages and fire districts, the consent of  a
majority  of  the  members  of the town board to the formation of a fire
corporation shall constitute an appointment of the persons named in  the
certificate  of  incorporation  as  town firefighters. Thereafter, other
eligible persons may be elected as members pursuant to  the  by-laws  of
the  fire  corporation, but the election of a member must be approved by
the town board of each town which consented to the formation of the fire
corporation. Such a person shall be a resident of the  territory  speci-
fied  in  the  certificate of incorporation or of territory outside such
boundaries which is afforded fire protection  by  the  fire  corporation
pursuant  to a contract for fire protection under which a cash consider-
ation is received by the  corporation  or  for  which  negotiations  for
renewal  of such a contract are pending. The membership of any volunteer
member shall terminate when he or she ceases to be a  resident  of  such
inside  or  outside territory, except that the corporation may authorize
his or her continued membership where he or she notifies  the  secretary
of  the  fire  corporation (a) that he or she plans to change his or her
residence to a territory which is not in such inside or outside territo-
ry, and (b) that by reason of his or her residence in  the  vicinity  or

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


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