Purpose

Senate Standing Committee on Finance
Senator John A. DeFrancisco, Chair
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Room 332 CAP

*This meeting will be called off the floor*

Printed No.

Sponsor

Title

6255D
Direct to 3rd Reading

BUDGET

An act to amend the executive law, in relation to DNA testing of certain offenders convicted of a crime and to amend chapter 19 of the laws of 2012 amending the criminal procedure law and the executive law relating to the DNA testing of certain offenders convicted of a crime, in relation to the effectiveness thereof (Part A); to repeal section 396-ff of the general business law, relating to the pistol and revolver ballistic identification databank (Part B); to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to the administration of traffic infractions (Part C); intentionally omitted (Part D); intentionally omitted (Part E); to amend chapter 503 of the laws of 2009, relating to the disposition of monies recovered by county district attorneys before the filing of an accusatory instrument, in relation to the effectiveness thereof (Part F); to amend the executive law, in relation to disaster preparedness (Part G); intentionally omitted (Part H); to amend the civil service law, in relation to the reimbursement of medicare premium charges for employees and retired employees of the state, public authorities, public benefit corporations or other quasi-public organizations of the state (Part I); intentionally omitted (Part J); intentionally omitted (Part K); to amend the state finance law, in relation to the exemption of centralized contracts from audit prior to finalization, the ability to designate an agency contract as a statewide contract, the expansion of state contract rights for local governments and non-profit organizations, amending the definition of best value for procurement and in relation to modifications of contracts by not-for-profit corporations; to amend the general municipal law, in relation to expanding contract use rights for local governments; to amend the economic development law, in relation to the procurement opportunities newsletter; to amend the New York state printing and public documents law, the state finance law, the not-for-profit corporation law, the education law and the general municipal law, in relation to the procurement of department printing; to amend chapter 741 of the laws of 1985 relating to authorizing certain organizations to purchase commodities under contracts let by the state office of general services, in relation to purchases by charitable organizations; to amend chapter 83 of the laws of 1995 amending the state finance law and other laws relating to bonds, notes, and revenues, in relation to the effectiveness of certain provisions thereof; and to repeal sections 6 and 7 of the New York state printing and public documents law, relating to department printing (Part L); intentionally omitted (Part M); intentionally omitted (Part N); to amend the state technology law, the civil service law, the executive law, the state finance law, the tax law, and the county law, in relation to renaming the office for technology the office of information technology services (Part O); intentionally omitted (Part P); in relation to paying the metropolitan transportation authority the costs associated with reimbursements for E-ZPass tolls paid by the residents of Broad Channel and the Rockaway Peninsula for travel over the Cross Bay Veterans Memorial Bridge (Part Q); to amend the workers' compensation law, in relation to the collection of assessments for annual expenses (Part R); to amend the legislative law, in relation to extending the expiration of payments to members of the assembly serving in a special capacity; and to amend chapter 141 of the laws of 1994, amending the legislative law and the state finance law relating to the operation and administration of the legislature, in relation to extending such provisions (Part S); to amend the correction law, in relation to authorizing the transfer of certain facility parole officers to open positions as the parole officer or senior parole officer title; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof (Part T); to amend the correction law, in relation to expanding the scope of the annual report by the department of corrections to the legislature concerning the staffing and facilities of state correctional facilities (Part U); to amend the social services law, the family court act, the penal law and the criminal procedure law, in relation to the education reform program; and to amend chapter 535 of the laws of 2011, amending the social services law and other laws relating to creating an education reform program, in relation to the effectiveness thereof (Part V); to amend the state finance law and the county law, in relation to support for the public defense backup center and additional state aid tied to the salary of the district attorney of each county and the calculation thereof; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof (Part W); and to amend the tax law, in relation to the public safety communications surcharge (Part X)

6258D
Direct to 3rd Reading

BUDGET

An act to authorize funding for the Consolidated Local Street and Highway Improvement Program (CHIPS) and Marchiselli program for state fiscal year 2012-2013; to amend chapter 329 of the laws of 1991, amending the state finance law and other laws relating to the establishment of the dedicated highway and bridge trust fund; and to amend chapter 60 of the laws of 2011, authorizing funding for the Consolidated Local Street and Highway Improvement Program (CHIPS) and Marchiselli program for state fiscal year 2011-2012 and amending chapter 329 of the laws of 1991, amending the state finance law and other laws relating to the establishment of the dedicated highway and bridge trust fund, in relation to the effectiveness thereof (Part A); to amend the highway law and the state finance law, in relation to modifying the distribution of certain funds (Part B); to amend the transportation law, in relation to enacting a risk-based bus inspection program (Part C); to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to commercial driver's licenses and medical certifications; and to repeal paragraph (f) of subdivision 3 of section 510-a of the vehicle and traffic law, relating to commercial driver's licenses (Part D); to amend the public authorities law, in relation to notes, bonds and other obligations of the metropolitan transportation authority, Triborough bridge and tunnel authority and New York city transit authority (Part E); to amend vehicle and traffic law in relation to establishing an additional retention rate for county clerks acting as an agent of the department of motor vehicles based upon internet transactions (Part F); to amend the transportation law, the vehicle and traffic law, the general municipal law, the environmental conservation law and the executive law, in relation to federal revenue (Part G); to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to the regulation of various fish and wildlife licenses, permits and fees; and repealing certain provisions of such law relating thereto (Part H); intentionally omitted (Part I); to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to hazardous waste program fees and surcharges (Part J); to amend the state finance law and the public authorities law, in relation to the sewage treatment and drinking water funds and the water pollution control and drinking water revolving funds (Part K); to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to seed testing (Part L); to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to cost recovery for services (Part M); to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to food processing license fees; and to repeal subdivision 4 of section 128-a and subdivision 3 of section 133-a of the agriculture and markets law and section 90-b of the state finance law relating to the commercial feed licensing fund (Part N); to authorize and direct the New York state energy research and development authority to make a payment to the general fund of up to $913,000 (Part O); to authorize the New York state energy research and development authority to finance a portion of its research, development and demonstration and policy and planning programs from assessments on gas and electric corporations (Part P); intentionally omitted (Part Q); to amend chapter 393 of the laws of 1994, amending the New York state urban development corporation act, relating to the powers of the New York state urban development corporation to make loans, in relation to the effectiveness thereof (Part R); to amend the New York state urban development corporation act, in relation to extending certain provisions relating to the empire state economic development fund (Part S); intentionally omitted (Part T); to amend the state finance law, in relation to the excelsior linked deposit act (Part U); to authorize the department of health to finance certain activities with revenues generated from an assessment on cable television companies (Part V); intentionally omitted (Part W); intentionally omitted (Part X); to amend the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law in relation to employment of officials at harness race meetings and reimbursement by licensed racing corporations to the state racing and wagering board for the per diem cost of such employees (Part Y); intentionally omitted (Part Z); to amend the public authorities law, in relation to the recovery of state governmental costs from public authorities and public benefit corporations (Part AA); to amend the public authorities law, in relation to authorizing the dormitory authority to enter into certain design and construction management agreements; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof (Part BB); intentionally omitted (Part CC); to amend the public authorities law and the real property law, in relation to the on-bill recovery mechanism for the "green jobs-green New York" program (Part DD); to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to the use of ultra low sulfur diesel fuel and best available technology by the state (Part EE); to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to directing the commissioner of environmental conservation to create gift cards for hunting and fishing licenses (Part FF); to amend the economic development law and the public authorities law, in relation to enacting the western New York power proceeds allocation act; and to repeal chapter 436 of the laws of 2010, relating to authorizing unallocated expansion or replacement power to be allocated for western New York economic development fund benefits (Part GG); to amend the state finance law, in relation to infrastructure investment (Part HH); and to amend the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law, in relation to regional off-track betting corporations; and providing for the repeal of certain provisions upon expiration thereof (Part II)

6260C
Direct to 3rd Reading

BUDGET

An act to amend the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law, in relation to supervision and regulation of the state gaming industry; and to amend the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law, the general municipal law, the executive law and the tax law, in relation to the state gaming commission; and to repeal article 1 of the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law and sections 1602 and 1603 of the tax law relating thereto (Part A); intentionally omitted (Part B); to amend the public authorities law, in relation to transferring the Belleayre Mountain ski center from the department of environmental conservation to the New York state Olympic regional development authority (Part C); and to repeal section 285-a and subdivision 12 of section 283 of the agriculture and markets law, relating to direct marketing advisory councils for regional marketing areas; to repeal section 7 of chapter 654 of the laws of 1994, amending the transportation law and other laws relating to equipment requirements for registered farm vehicles, relating to the agricultural transportation review panel; to repeal section 285-b of the agriculture and markets law, relating to the Hudson valley agricultural advisory council; to repeal article 4 of the state technology law, relating to the statewide wireless network advisory council; to repeal section 372-a of the social services law, relating to the child welfare research advisory panel; to amend the public health law, in relation to provision of information about the abandoned infant protection act; to repeal sections 520 and 521 of the executive law, relating to the boards of visitors; to repeal article 28 of the executive law and paragraph (p) of subdivision 1 of section 17 of the public officers law, relating to the upstate and downstate New York tourism councils; to repeal section 92-y of the state finance law, relating to the upstate New York tourism council fund; to amend the highway law and the education law, in relation to removing reference to the upstate and downstate New York tourism councils; to repeal section 27-0702 of the environmental conservation law, relating to the solid waste management board; to amend the environmental conservation law and the state finance law, in relation to removing reference to the solid waste management board; to amend the public authorities law, in relation to doing away with a technical advisory committee and the hazardous waste disposal advisory committee and to repeal certain provisions of law relating thereto; to repeal section 216-b of the vehicle and traffic law, relating to the tow truck advisory board; to repeal subdivision 9 of section 3.23 of the parks, recreation and historic preservation law, relating to the advisory council within the New York state conservation corps; to repeal section 89-mmm of the general business law, relating to the armored car carrier advisory board; to amend the executive law and the general business law, in relation to removing reference to the armored car carrier advisory board and to repeal certain provisions of the general business law relating thereto; to repeal section 923 of the executive law, relating to the Long Island Sound coastal advisory commission; to repeal section 433-a of the general business law, relating to the barbers board; to amend the social services law, in relation to doing away with the advisory committee on legal advocacy; to repeal subdivisions 8 and 9 of section 350, subdivision 16 of section 353, and sections 365, 365-a, 365-b, 365-c, 365-d, 365-e, 365-f and 365-g of the executive law, relating to the veterans' hall of fame and the New York state veterans' hall of fame council; to repeal title 11 of article 24 of the environmental conservation law, relating to appeal and review of matters affecting freshwater wetlands; to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to appeal and reviews of matters affecting freshwater wetlands; to repeal subdivision 3 of section 1-0303, article 5, section 19-0917 and subdivision 4 of section 29-0103 of the environmental conservation law, relating to the state environmental board; to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to removing reference to the state environmental board; to repeal sections 9-0705, 9-0707, 9-0709 and 9-0711 of the environmental conservation law, relating to the regional forest practice boards and the state forest practice board; to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to removing reference to the regional forest practice boards; to repeal subdivision 1 of section 444-b of the real property law, relating to the state home inspection council; to amend the real property law, in relation to removing reference to the state home inspection council; to repeal subdivision 6 of section 69-n of the general business law, in relation to the advisory committee on the business of installing security or fire alarm systems; to repeal chapter 868 of the laws of 1976 relating to the organic food advisory committee, relating thereto; to repeal subdivisions 6, 7, 8, and 9 of section 73-b of the agriculture and markets law, relating to the New York state veterinary diagnostic laboratory; to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to duties of the New York state veterinary diagnostic laboratory and in relation to the New York state animal health issues committee; to repeal section 13-0308 of the environmental conservation law, relating to the surf clam/ocean quahog management advisory board; to amend the environmental conservation law and the state finance law, in relation to removing reference to the surf clam/ocean quahog management advisory board; to repeal section 2407 and subdivision 5 of section 2409 of the public health law, relating to the breast and cervical cancer detection and education program advisory council and the ovarian cancer information advisory council; to amend the public health law, in relation to creating the breast, cervical and ovarian cancer detection and education program advisory council; and to repeal section 844-a of the executive law, relating to the New York statewide law enforcement telecommunications committee (Part D)