|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Oct 08, 2021||signed chap.462|
|Sep 28, 2021||delivered to governor|
|Jun 03, 2021||returned to senate|
ordered to third reading rules cal.348
substituted for a6401
|May 20, 2021||referred to local governments|
delivered to assembly
|Feb 10, 2021||advanced to third reading|
|Feb 09, 2021||2nd report cal.|
|Feb 08, 2021||1st report cal.286|
|Jan 08, 2021||referred to local government|
senate Bill S1210Signed By Governor
Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed by Governor
S1210 (ACTIVE) - Details
S1210 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1210 SPONSOR: KAMINSKY TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general municipal law, in relation to allowing for a program sponsor to amend a point system as part of a service award program PURPOSE: To allow volunteer firefighters to adjust their emergency response protocols. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends General Municipal Law by adding a new subparagraph (q) to address developments in how volunteer fire departments respond to emergencies by allowing programs to calculate percentages based on the total number of calls an individual was dispatched. Effective date.
S1210 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1210 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 8, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. KAMINSKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in relation to allowing for a program sponsor to amend a point system as part of a service award program THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 217 of the general municipal law is amended by adding a new subdivision (q) to read as follows: (Q) THE PROGRAM SPONSOR MAY MAKE ADJUSTMENTS TO THE PARTICIPATION IN DEPARTMENT RESPONSES POINT SYSTEM CATEGORY PROVIDED FOR IN PARAGRAPH (VI) OF SUBDIVISION (C) OF THIS SECTION IN THE EVENT THAT SUCH PROGRAM SPONSOR ADOPTS WRITTEN EMERGENCY RESPONSE PROTOCOLS SETTING DIFFERENT EMERGENCY RESPONSE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE FIRE DEPARTMENT, FIRE COMPANIES, SQUADS AND UNITS THEREOF SUCH THAT CERTAIN PARTICIPANTS ARE NOT PERMIT- TED TO RESPOND AND ARE RESTRICTED FROM RESPONDING TO ALL NON-EMERGENCY RESCUE AND FIRST AID SQUAD CALLS AND/OR ALL EMERGENCY RESCUE AND FIRST AID SQUAD CALLS. SUCH RESTRICTIONS ON RESPONSE MAY RELATE TO DETERMI- NATIONS MADE BY THE DISTRICT PHYSICIAN OR DEPARTMENT'S PHYSICIAN AS TO THE DUTIES THAT MAY BE ASSIGNED TO CERTAIN PERSONNEL. IN THE EVENT THAT THE PROGRAM SPONSOR ADOPTS DIFFERENT RESPONSE REQUIREMENTS FOR DIFFERENT GROUPS, PARTICIPANTS IN THOSE GROUPS SHALL BE REQUIRED TO RESPOND TO THE MINIMUM NUMBER OF EMERGENCY CALLS ASSIGNED TO THEIR GROUP BY APPLYING THE PERCENTAGE PROVIDED FOR IN PARAGRAPH (VI) OF SUBDIVISION (C) OF THIS SECTION. NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION TWO HUNDRED SIXTEEN OF THIS ARTICLE, A POINT SYSTEM AMENDMENT TO ADDRESS WRITTEN EMERGENCY RESPONSE PROTOCOLS MAY BE ADOPTED BY THE AFFIRMATIVE VOTE OF AT LEAST SIXTY PERCENT OF SUCH GOVERNING BOARD, WITHOUT REFERENDUM. SUCH AMEND- MENT SHALL ONLY TAKE EFFECT AS OF THE FIRST DAY OF JANUARY NEXT SUCCEED- ING THE COMPLETION OF THE PROCEEDINGS REQUIRED FOR ADOPTION OF THE AMENDMENT AND SHALL ONLY APPLY PROSPECTIVELY UNLESS THE NEW WRITTEN EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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