senate Bill S6703

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Exempts the East Amherst Fire Department, Inc. from the requirement that the percentage of non-resident fire department members not exceed forty-five percent of the membership

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Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 02, 2021 signed chap.379
Jul 21, 2021 delivered to governor
Jun 02, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.270
substituted for a7630
Jun 01, 2021 referred to local governments
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 24, 2021 ordered to third reading cal.1303
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 12, 2021 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

S6703 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7630
Law Section:
Not-for-Profit Corporation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1402, N-PC L

S6703 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Exempts the East Amherst Fire Department, Inc. from the requirement that the percentage of non-resident fire department members not exceed forty-five percent of the membership.

S6703 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6703 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6703
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               May 12, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  RATH  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Corporations,  Authorities
   and Commissions
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  not-for-profit  corporation law, in relation to
   exempting the East Amherst Fire Department, Inc. 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
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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