Pertains to the construction and interpretation of mutual aid agreements.
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 2928 2011-2012 Regular Sessions IN ASSEMBLY January 21, 2011 ___________Introduced by M. of A. ZEBROWSKI -- read once and referred to the Committee on Local Governments AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in relation to the construction and interpretation of mutual aid agreements THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 209-a of the general municipal law is amended by adding a new subdivision 4 to read as follows: 4. ANY MUTUAL AID AGREEMENT ENTERED INTO PURSUANT TO ANY SECTION OF THIS ARTICLE OR ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW MAY INCLUDE AN AGREEMENT WITH ANY POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OR TERRITORY OF ANOTHER STATE OF THE UNITED STATES OR THE DOMINION OF CANADA. S 2. Section 209-g of the general municipal law is amended by adding a new subdivision 6 to read as follows: 6. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY INCONSISTENT PROVISION OF LAW, FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE TERM "STATE OR ASSISTING MUNICIPAL CORPORATION OR FIRE DISTRICT" SHALL INCLUDE ANY ADJOINING STATE AND THE DOMINION OF CANADA, AND ANY COUNTY, CITY, TOWN, VILLAGE OR FIRE DISTRICT WITHIN THAT ADJOIN- ING STATE OR WITHIN THE DOMINION OF CANADA. S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD00703-01-1