S04020 Summary:

BILL NOS04020A
 
SAME ASSAME AS A03392-A
 
SPONSORMAYER
 
COSPNSRGRIFFO, HINCHEY, KAVANAGH, MARTINEZ, PERSAUD, SKOUFIS, WEBER
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd 122-b, Gen Muni L
 
Relates to emergency medical services; establishes a special district for the financing and operation of general ambulance services.
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S04020 Actions:

BILL NOS04020A
 
02/02/2023REFERRED TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT
06/01/2023AMEND (T) AND RECOMMIT TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT
06/01/2023PRINT NUMBER 4020A
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S04020 Committee Votes:

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S04020 Floor Votes:

There are no votes for this bill in this legislative session.
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S04020 Memo:

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S04020 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                         4020--A
 
                               2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                    IN SENATE
 
                                    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:
 
     1    Section  1. The opening paragraph of subdivision 1 of section 122-b of
     2  the general municipal law, as amended by chapter  471  of  the  laws  of
     3  2011, is amended and a new paragraph (g) is added to read as follows:
     4    [Any]  General  ambulance  services  are an essential service.   Every
     5  county, city, town [or] and village, acting individually or  jointly  or
     6  in  conjunction with a special district, [may provide] shall ensure that
     7  an emergency medical service, a general ambulance service or a  combina-
     8  tion  of such services are provided for the purpose of providing prehos-
     9  pital emergency  medical  treatment  or  transporting  sick  or  injured
    10  persons  found  within the boundaries of the municipality or the munici-
    11  palities acting jointly to a hospital, clinic, sanatorium or other place
    12  for treatment of such illness or injury, [and  for]  provided,  however,
    13  the  provisions  of  this  subdivision  shall not apply to a city with a
    14  population of one million or more.  In furtherance of  that  purpose,  a
    15  county, city, town or village may:
    16    (g)  Establish  a  special district for the financing and operation of
    17  general ambulance services as set forth by  this  section,  whereby  any
    18  county,  city, town or village, acting individually, or jointly with any
    19  other county, city, town and/or village, through its governing  body  or
    20  bodies,  following  applicable procedures as are required for the estab-
    21  lishment of fire districts in article eleven of the town law or  follow-
    22  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

        S. 4020--A                          2
 
     1  fire  districts  in  article eleven-A of the town law, with such special
     2  district being authorized by this section to be established  in  all  or
     3  any  part  of  any such participating county or counties, town or towns,
     4  city or cities and/or village or villages.
     5    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
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S04020 LFIN:

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