New York Consolidated Laws, General Municipal Law - GMU § 100. Definitions

As used in this article:

1. “Political subdivision” means a municipal corporation, school district, district corporation and board of cooperative educational services.

2. “Fire company” means:

a. A volunteer fire company of a county, city, town, village or fire district fire department, whether or not any such company has been incorporated under any general or special law,

b. A fire corporation the members of which are volunteer firefighters and which was incorporated under or is subject to the provisions of section fourteen hundred two of the not-for-profit corporation law , which is not included within paragraph a above, if such corporation is by law under the general control of, or recognized as a fire corporation by, the governing board of a city, town, village or fire district, or

c. A fire corporation the members of which are volunteer firefighters and which was incorporated under, or established pursuant to the provisions of, any general or special law, which is not included within paragraphs a and b above, if such corporation is by law under the general control of, or recognized as a fire corporation by, the governing board of a city, town, village, fire district or a district corporation other than a fire district.

3. “Voluntary ambulance service” means a voluntary ambulance service as defined in article thirty of the public health law and possessing a valid statement of registration or possessing a valid ambulance service certificate pursuant to article thirty of the public health law.


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