senate Bill S2596

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to youth programs sponsored by fire departments

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 03, 2022 committed to rules
Feb 02, 2022 advanced to third reading
Feb 01, 2022 2nd report cal.
Jan 31, 2022 1st report cal.353
Jan 05, 2022 referred to local government
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 01, 2021 referred to local governments
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Apr 28, 2021 advanced to third reading
Apr 27, 2021 2nd report cal.
Apr 26, 2021 1st report cal.748
Jan 22, 2021 referred to local government

Votes

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Jan 31, 2022 - Local Government committee Vote

S2596
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: Jan 31, 2022

Apr 26, 2021 - Local Government committee Vote

S2596
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: Apr 26, 2021

Co-Sponsors

S2596 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4445
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §204-b, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S2402, A9877
2011-2012: S4713, A5292
2013-2014: S4933, A6663
2015-2016: S4579, A5833
2017-2018: S2571, A7085
2019-2020: S167, A5558

S2596 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to youth programs sponsored by fire departments; provides that participants may respond to an emergency or hazardous activity, but shall remain in a designated or marked off area that has been set up by the chief or officer in charge; provides such participant cannot respond to an emergency on a vehicle using lights and/or sirens; provides such participants may not enter a burning structure.

S2596 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2596 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2596
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 22, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. HELMING -- 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  participants
   in youth programs sponsored by fire departments
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 5 of section 204-b  of  the  general  municipal
 law,  as added by chapter 386 of the laws of 1978, is amended to read as
 follows:
   5. All activities of participants in such program shall be approved in
 advance by the chief, or his OR HER designee. [No activities may include
 emergency duties in connection with  fire  department  or  fire  company
 operations or any other hazardous activity.] PARTICIPANTS MAY RESPOND TO
 AN  EMERGENCY OR HAZARDOUS ACTIVITY, BUT SHALL REMAIN IN A DESIGNATED OR
 MARKED OFF AREA THAT HAS BEEN SET UP BY THE CHIEF OR OFFICER IN  CHARGE.
 SUCH  PARTICIPANT  CANNOT  RESPOND  TO  AN  EMERGENCY ON A VEHICLE USING
 LIGHTS AND/OR SIRENS.  FURTHERMORE, SUCH PARTICIPANTS MAY  NOT  ENTER  A
 BURNING  STRUCTURE NOR SHALL PARTICIPANTS IN A YOUTH PROGRAM PURSUANT TO
 THIS SECTION FALL UNDER THE DEFINITION OF ACTIVE  VOLUNTEER  FIREFIGHTER
 AS DEFINED IN SECTION THREE OF THE VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS' BENEFIT LAW.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD04543-01-1


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