|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022||referred to local government|
returned to senate
died in assembly
|Mar 16, 2021||referred to local governments|
delivered to assembly
|Feb 01, 2021||advanced to third reading|
|Jan 26, 2021||2nd report cal.|
|Jan 25, 2021||1st report cal.162|
|Jan 11, 2021||referred to local government|
senate Bill S1286
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Local Government Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1286 (ACTIVE) - Details
S1286 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1286 SPONSOR: BROOKS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general municipal law and the town law, in relation to authorizing fees and charges for emergency medical services PURPOSE: The purpose to allow fire departments the option to recover costs when providing emergency medical services. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. this bill amends subdivision 4 of section 209-b of the Gener- al Municipal Law to remove the prohibition on a fire department's abili- ty to recover costs for emergency medical services. Further, this section provides language to ensure that advanced life support services are compensated for services rendered.
S1286 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1286 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 11, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sens. BROOKS, ADDABBO, GALLIVAN, GAUGHRAN, HARCKHAM, HELM- ING, KAPLAN, THOMAS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when print- ed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government AN ACT to amend the general municipal law and the town law, in relation to authorizing fees and charges for emergency medical services THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 209-b of the general municipal law, as amended by chapter 476 of the laws of 2018, is amended to read as follows: 4. Fees and charges [prohibited] AUTHORIZED. (A) Emergency and gener- al ambulance service, INCLUDING EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE AS DEFINED IN SECTION THREE THOUSAND ONE OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW, authorized pursuant to this section [shall] MAY be furnished without cost to the person served; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT THE AUTHORITIES HAVING CONTROL OF A FIRE DEPARTMENT OR FIRE COMPANY THAT HAVE AUTHORIZED SUCH FIRE DEPARTMENT OR FIRE COMPANY TO PROVIDE SUCH SERVICE OR SERVICES MAY FIX A SCHEDULE OF FEES OR CHARGES TO BE PAID BY PERSONS REQUESTING SUCH SERVICE OR SERVICES. THE AUTHORITIES HAVING CONTROL OF A FIRE DEPARTMENT OR FIRE COMPANY MAY PROVIDE FOR THE COLLECTION OF FEES AND CHARGES OR MAY FORMU- LATE RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR THE COLLECTION THEREOF BY THE FIRE DEPARTMENT OR FIRE COMPANY. WHEN FEES AND CHARGES ARE AUTHORIZED PURSU- ANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION, THE FEES AND CHARGES COLLECTED SHALL BE DISBURSED IN ACCORDANCE WITH A WRITTEN CONTRACT ENTERED INTO BETWEEN THE AUTHORITY HAVING CONTROL OF A FIRE DEPARTMENT OF FIRE COMPANY AND THE FIRE DEPARTMENT OR FIRE COMPANY ITSELF. The acceptance by any fire- fighter of any personal remuneration or gratuity, directly or indirect- ly, from a person served shall be a ground for his or her expulsion or suspension as a member of the fire department or fire company. (B) NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF PARAGRAPH (A) OF THIS SUBDIVI- SION, A BASIC LIFE SUPPORT SERVICE WHICH ESTABLISHES A SCHEDULE OF FEES EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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