senate Bill S6768A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to exempting the Village of Port Dickinson Fire Department from the requirement of non-resident members exceeding forty-five percent of the membership

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 09, 2020 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.76
substituted for a8695a
referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 08, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.695
reported and committed to rules
Jun 06, 2020 committee discharged and committed to local government
May 19, 2020 print number 6768a
May 19, 2020 amend (t) and recommit to corporations, authorities and commissions
Jan 08, 2020 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
Oct 07, 2019 referred to rules

Votes

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Jun 8, 2020 - Local Government committee Vote

S6768A
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Local Government Committee Vote: Jun 8, 2020

May 28, 2020 - Rules committee Vote

S6768A
19
0
committee
19
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S6768 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8695
Law Section:
Village Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §10-1006, Vil L

S6768 - Summary

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

S6768 - Sponsor Memo

S6768 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6768

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             October 7, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  AKSHAR -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

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

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

  Section 1. Subparagraph 3 of paragraph (c)  of  section  1402  of  the
not-for-profit  corporation  law,  as separately amended by chapters 275
and 276 of the laws of 2019, 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
his or her usual occupation he or she will be available to render active

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

S6768A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8695
Law Section:
Village Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §10-1006, Vil L

S6768A (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S6768A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6768A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6768--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             October 7, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  AKSHAR -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules  --  recommitted  to
  the  Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions in accord-
  ance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the village law, in relation to exempting the Village of
  Port Dickinson Fire Department from the requirement that the  percent-
  age  of  non-resident  fire  department  members not exceed forty-five
  percent of the membership

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

  Section  1.    Subdivision 7 of section 10-1006 of the village law, as
amended by chapter 476 of the laws  of  2018,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  7.  The membership of any volunteer firefighter shall not be continued
pursuant to subdivision five of this section, and persons shall  not  be
elected  to  membership pursuant to subdivision six of this section, if,
by so doing, the percentage of such non-resident  members  in  the  fire
company  would  exceed forty-five per centum of the actual membership of
the fire company, provided however, that the provisions of this subdivi-
sion shall not apply to the membership of the village of Blasdell volun-
teer fire department, provided however,  that  the  provisions  of  this
subdivision shall not apply to the membership of the village of Delanson
volunteer   fire   company   in  the  village  of  Delanson,  county  of
Schenectady, PROVIDED HOWEVER, THAT THE PROVISIONS OF  THIS  SUBDIVISION
SHALL  NOT  APPLY  TO  MEMBERSHIP  OF THE VILLAGE OF PORT DICKINSON FIRE
DEPARTMENT, WITHIN THE VILLAGE OF PORT DICKINSON, BROOME COUNTY.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13909-03-0

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