New York General Municipal Law
Sec. § 204
Qualifications Necessary to Entitle to Certain Exemptions

No person who became a member of a volunteer fire organization within the state since the first day of January nineteen hundred and two, or who shall have thereafter become such member who shall not possess the qualifications prescribed by this article shall be entitled to any of the exemptions and privileges secured to volunteer firemen by the civil service law of this state.
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