|SAME AS||SAME AS S06702|
|Incorporates the East Amherst Fire Department Benevolent Association; provides for its powers and duties.|
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NEW YORK STATE ASSEMBLY
MEMORANDUM IN SUPPORT OF LEGISLATION
submitted in accordance with Assembly Rule III, Sec 1(f)
BILL NUMBER: A7645 SPONSOR: McMahon
TITLE OF BILL: An act to incorporate the East Amherst Fire Department Benevolent Asso- ciation, and providing for its powers and duties   PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill would incorporate a benevolent association for the benefit of the East Amherst Fire Department.   SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Provides for the incorporation of the association. Section 2: Provides for those eligible for membership in the associ- ation. Section 3: Provides for the purposes of the association. Section 4: Provides for the powers and duties of the association. Section 5: Provides for the organizational meeting of the association. Section 6: Provides for the control and disposal of funds and property of the association. Section 7: Provides for the payment of foreign fire insurance premium taxes. Section 8: Sets the effective date.   DIFFERENCE BETWEEN ORIGINAL AND AMENDED VERSION (IF APPLICABLE):   JUSTIFICATION: This bill has been introduced at the request of the East Amherst Fire Department and would greatly add in the retention of active volunteer firefighters in the community. This bill models many similar laws recently enacted for other fire departments.   PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New bill.   FISCAL IMPLICATIONS FOR STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS: None to the state.   EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately; provided, however, that the provisions of section seven of this act shall apply to taxes due on premiums received on and after January 1, 2022.