senate Bill S6768

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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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 07, 2019 referred to rules

S6768 (ACTIVE) - Details

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

S6768 (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.

S6768 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6768 (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

                             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


  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.


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