Senate Bill S4020A

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Relates to emergency medical services

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Local Government Committee


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

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co-Sponsors

2023-S4020 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3392
Current Committee:
Senate Local Government
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §122-b, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S8432, A9509

2023-S4020 - Summary

Relates to emergency medical services; establishes a special district for the financing and operation of general ambulance services; provides for a statewide comprehensive emergency medical system plan.

2023-S4020 - Sponsor Memo

2023-S4020 - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4020
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 2, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. MAYER, HINCHEY, PERSAUD, SKOUFIS -- 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, the civil service law, the
   retirement and social security law  and  the  public  health  law,  in
   relation to emergency medical services

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The opening paragraph of subdivision 1 of section 122-b  of
 the  general  municipal  law,  as  amended by chapter 471 of the laws of
 2011, is amended and a new paragraph (g) is added to read as follows:
   [Any] GENERAL AMBULANCE SERVICES ARE  AN  ESSENTIAL  SERVICE.    EVERY
 county,  city,  town [or] AND village, acting individually or jointly OR
 IN CONJUNCTION WITH A SPECIAL DISTRICT, [may provide] SHALL ENSURE  THAT
 an  emergency medical service, a general ambulance service or a combina-
 tion of such services ARE PROVIDED for the purpose of providing  prehos-
 pital  emergency  medical  treatment  or  transporting  sick  or injured
 persons found within the boundaries of the municipality or  the  munici-
 palities acting jointly to a hospital, clinic, sanatorium or other place
 for treatment of such illness or injury[, and for]. IN FURTHERANCE OF
  that purpose, A COUNTY, CITY, TOWN OR VILLAGE may:
   (G)  ESTABLISH  A  SPECIAL DISTRICT FOR THE FINANCING AND OPERATION OF
 GENERAL AMBULANCE SERVICES AS SET FORTH BY  THIS  SECTION,  WHEREBY  ANY
 COUNTY,  CITY, TOWN OR VILLAGE, ACTING INDIVIDUALLY, OR JOINTLY WITH ANY
 OTHER COUNTY, CITY, TOWN AND/OR VILLAGE, THROUGH ITS GOVERNING  BODY  OR
 BODIES,  FOLLOWING  APPLICABLE PROCEDURES AS ARE REQUIRED FOR THE ESTAB-
 LISHMENT OF FIRE DISTRICTS IN ARTICLE ELEVEN OF THE TOWN LAW OR  FOLLOW-
 ING APPLICABLE PROCEDURES AS ARE REQUIRED FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF JOINT
 FIRE  DISTRICTS  IN  ARTICLE ELEVEN-A OF THE TOWN LAW, WITH SUCH SPECIAL
 DISTRICT BEING AUTHORIZED BY THIS SECTION TO BE ESTABLISHED  IN  ALL  OR
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05007-01-3
 S. 4020                             2
              

co-Sponsors

2023-S4020A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3392
Current Committee:
Senate Local Government
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §122-b, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S8432, A9509

2023-S4020A - Summary

Relates to emergency medical services; establishes a special district for the financing and operation of general ambulance services; provides for a statewide comprehensive emergency medical system plan.

2023-S4020A - Sponsor Memo

2023-S4020A - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  4020--A
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 2, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. MAYER, GRIFFO, HINCHEY, KAVANAGH, MARTINEZ, PERSAUD,
   SKOUFIS,  WEBER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to
   be committed  to  the  Committee  on  Local  Government  --  committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee

 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  general  municipal law in relation to emergency
   medical services
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. The opening paragraph of subdivision 1 of section 122-b of
 the general municipal law, as amended by chapter  471  of  the  laws  of
 2011, is amended and a new paragraph (g) is added to read as follows:
   [Any]  GENERAL  AMBULANCE  SERVICES  ARE AN ESSENTIAL SERVICE.   EVERY
 county, city, town [or] AND village, acting individually or  jointly  OR
 IN  CONJUNCTION WITH A SPECIAL DISTRICT, [may provide] SHALL ENSURE THAT
 an emergency medical service, a general ambulance service or a  combina-
 tion  of such services ARE PROVIDED for the purpose of providing prehos-
 pital emergency  medical  treatment  or  transporting  sick  or  injured
 persons  found  within the boundaries of the municipality or the munici-
 palities acting jointly to a hospital, clinic, sanatorium or other place
 for treatment of such illness or injury, [and  for]  PROVIDED,  HOWEVER,
 THE  PROVISIONS  OF  THIS  SUBDIVISION  SHALL NOT APPLY TO A CITY WITH A
 POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE.  IN FURTHERANCE OF  that  purpose,  A
 COUNTY, CITY, TOWN OR VILLAGE may:
   (G)  ESTABLISH  A  SPECIAL DISTRICT FOR THE FINANCING AND OPERATION OF
 GENERAL AMBULANCE SERVICES AS SET FORTH BY  THIS  SECTION,  WHEREBY  ANY
 COUNTY,  CITY, TOWN OR VILLAGE, ACTING INDIVIDUALLY, OR JOINTLY WITH ANY
 OTHER COUNTY, CITY, TOWN AND/OR VILLAGE, THROUGH ITS GOVERNING  BODY  OR
 BODIES,  FOLLOWING  APPLICABLE PROCEDURES AS ARE REQUIRED FOR THE ESTAB-
 LISHMENT OF FIRE DISTRICTS IN ARTICLE ELEVEN OF THE TOWN LAW OR  FOLLOW-
 ING APPLICABLE PROCEDURES AS ARE REQUIRED FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF JOINT
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05007-02-3
              

co-Sponsors

2023-S4020B - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3392
Current Committee:
Senate Local Government
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §122-b, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S8432, A9509

2023-S4020B - Summary

Relates to emergency medical services; establishes a special district for the financing and operation of general ambulance services; provides for a statewide comprehensive emergency medical system plan.

2023-S4020B - Sponsor Memo

2023-S4020B - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  4020--B
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 2, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  MAYER,  GRIFFO, HINCHEY, KAVANAGH, MARTINEZ, MAY,
   PERSAUD, SKOUFIS, STEC, TEDISCO, WALCZYK, WEBB, WEBER  --  read  twice
   and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
   on  Local  Government  --  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
   reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee --  recommitted
   to the Committee on Local Government in accordance with Senate Rule 6,
   sec.  8  --  committee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
   amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the general municipal law and the public health law,  in
   relation to emergency medical services
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The opening paragraph of subdivision 1 of section 122-b  of
 the  general  municipal  law,  as  amended by chapter 471 of the laws of
 2011, is amended and a new paragraph (g) is added to read as follows:
   [Any] GENERAL AMBULANCE SERVICES ARE  AN  ESSENTIAL  SERVICE.    EVERY
 county,  city,  town [or] AND village, acting individually or jointly OR
 IN CONJUNCTION WITH A SPECIAL DISTRICT, [may provide] SHALL ENSURE  THAT
 an  emergency medical service, a general ambulance service or a combina-
 tion of such services ARE PROVIDED for the purpose of providing  prehos-
 pital  emergency  medical  treatment  or  transporting  sick  or injured
 persons found within the boundaries of the municipality or  the  munici-
 palities acting jointly to a hospital, clinic, sanatorium or other place
 for  treatment  of  such illness or injury, [and for] PROVIDED, HOWEVER,
 THAT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL NOT APPLY TO A CITY WITH A
 POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE.  IN FURTHERANCE OF  that  purpose,  A
 COUNTY, CITY, TOWN OR VILLAGE may:
   (G)  ESTABLISH  A  SPECIAL DISTRICT FOR THE FINANCING AND OPERATION OF
 GENERAL AMBULANCE SERVICES AS SET FORTH BY  THIS  SECTION,  WHEREBY  ANY
 COUNTY,  CITY, TOWN OR VILLAGE, ACTING INDIVIDUALLY, OR JOINTLY WITH ANY
 OTHER COUNTY, CITY, TOWN AND/OR VILLAGE, THROUGH ITS GOVERNING  BODY  OR
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05007-08-4
              

co-Sponsors

2023-S4020C (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3392
Current Committee:
Senate Local Government
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §122-b, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S8432, A9509

2023-S4020C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to emergency medical services; establishes a special district for the financing and operation of general ambulance services; provides for a statewide comprehensive emergency medical system plan.

2023-S4020C (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2023-S4020C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  4020--C
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 2, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  MAYER,  HINCHEY,  BORRELLO, CHU, GRIFFO, HELMING,
   KAVANAGH, MARTINEZ, MAY, PERSAUD,  SKOUFIS,  STEC,  TEDISCO,  WALCZYK,
   WEBB,  WEBER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be
   committed  to  the  Committee  on  Local   Government   --   committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to  said committee -- recommitted to the Committee on Local Government
   in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill
   amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
   tee  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted as
   amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the general municipal law and the public health law,  in
   relation to emergency medical services
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The opening paragraph of subdivision 1 of section 122-b  of
 the  general  municipal  law,  as  amended by chapter 471 of the laws of
 2011, is amended and a new paragraph (g) is added to read as follows:
   [Any] GENERAL AMBULANCE SERVICES ARE  AN  ESSENTIAL  SERVICE.    EVERY
 county,  city,  town [or] AND village, acting individually or jointly OR
 IN CONJUNCTION WITH A SPECIAL DISTRICT, [may provide] SHALL ENSURE  THAT
 an  emergency medical service, a general ambulance service or a combina-
 tion of such services ARE PROVIDED for the purpose of providing  prehos-
 pital  emergency  medical  treatment  or  transporting  sick  or injured
 persons found within the boundaries of the municipality or  the  munici-
 palities acting jointly to a hospital, clinic, sanatorium or other place
 for  treatment  of  such illness or injury, [and for] PROVIDED, HOWEVER,
 THAT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL NOT APPLY TO A CITY WITH A
 POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE.  IN FURTHERANCE OF  that  purpose,  A
 COUNTY, CITY, TOWN OR VILLAGE may:
   (G)  ESTABLISH  A  SPECIAL DISTRICT FOR THE FINANCING AND OPERATION OF
 GENERAL AMBULANCE SERVICES, INCLUDING  SUPPORT  FOR  AGENCIES  CURRENTLY
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05007-12-4
              

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