senate Bill S6194B

Amended

Relates to abolishing several commissions, committees, boards and panels; repealers

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  • 12 / Jan / 2012
    • REFERRED TO CONSUMER PROTECTION
  • 07 / Feb / 2012
    • AMEND (T) AND RECOMMIT TO CONSUMER PROTECTION
  • 07 / Feb / 2012
    • PRINT NUMBER 6194A
  • 18 / Apr / 2012
    • AMEND (T) AND RECOMMIT TO CONSUMER PROTECTION
  • 18 / Apr / 2012
    • PRINT NUMBER 6194B
  • 30 / Apr / 2012
    • 1ST REPORT CAL.613
  • 01 / May / 2012
    • AMENDED (T) 6194C
  • 01 / May / 2012
    • 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • 02 / May / 2012
    • ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • 04 / Jun / 2012
    • AMENDED ON THIRD READING (T) 6194D
  • 20 / Jun / 2012
    • PASSED SENATE
  • 20 / Jun / 2012
    • DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • 20 / Jun / 2012
    • REFERRED TO GOVERNMENTAL OPERATIONS

Summary

Relates to abolishing several commissions, committees, boards and panels, including the empire state plaza art commission, the interagency coordinating committee on rural public transportation, the armored cars advisory board, the appearance enhancement advisory committee, the plant industry advisory committee, the manufactured housing advisory council; the New York state collectable series panel and the child performer advisory board to prevent eating disorders; relates to rules and regulations for nail specialty, natural hair styling, aesthetics and cosmetology.

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Bill Details

Versions:
S6194
S6194A
S6194B
S6194C
S6194D
Legislative Cycle:
2011-2012
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Arts and Cultural Affairs Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §74-a, State L; amd §57.03, rpld Art 4, Arts & Cul L; amd §§89-ppp, 89-sss, 89-yyy, 402 & 404, rpld §403, Gen Bus L; rpld §601 sub 14, §611 & §612, amd §604, Exec L; amd §16, rpld §§169-c & 169-d, Ag & Mkts L; rpld §73-c sub 3, §73-d, amd §§73-e, 73-h, 73-j & 73-p, Transp L; rpld §§1390 & 3402, amd §3401, Pub Health L; rpld §154, Lab L

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BILL NUMBER:S6194B

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the arts and cultural affairs law, in relation to works of art
in the empire state plaza;
to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to plans, policies
and programs for the prevention and control of disease in trees and
plants; to amend the transportation law, in relation to abolishing
the interagency
coordinating committee on rural public transportation;
to amend the general business law, in relation to abolishing
the armored cars advisory board;
to amend the public health law, in relation
to abolishing the funeral directing advisory board; to amend the
general business law, in relation to abolishing the appearance
enhancement advisory committee; to amend the executive law, in relation
to abolishing the manufactured housing advisory council;
to repeal section 74-a of the state law, relating to the New York state
collectable series panel;
to
repeal article 4 of the arts and
cultural affairs law, relating to the empire state plaza art
commission;
to repeal certain provisions of the general business law, relating
to the
appearance enhancement advisory committee;
to repeal certain provisions of the executive law,
relating to the
manufactured housing advisory council;
to repeal sections
169-c and 169-d of the agriculture and
markets law, relating to the plant
and apiary industry advisory committees; to repeal certain provisions of
the transportation law, relating to the interagency coordinating
committee on rural public transportation;
to repeal certain provisions of the public health
law, relating to the state camp safety advisory council and the funeral
directing advisory board; and to repeal section 154 of the labor law,
relating to the child performer advisory board to prevent eating
disorders

PURPOSE:
To eliminate commissions, boards and committees that are no
longer necessary to provide the services they once did while also
decreasing current state bureaucracy and consolidate their
responsibilities.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
Section 1: Repeals the New York State Collectable Series Panel.

Section 2: Section 57.03 of the Arts and Cultural Affairs Law is
amended by adding a new subdivision 7 that give the powers and
responsibilities of the Empire State Plaza Art commission to the
Office of State History.

Section 3: Eliminates the Empire State Plaza Arts Commission.

Section 4: Amends Section 16 of the Agriculture and Markets Law
transferring responsibilities of the Apiary and Plant Industry
Advisory Boards to the Commissioner of Agriculture and Markets in
consultations with the apiary and plant industry.

Section 5: Eliminates the Apiary and Plant Industry Advisory Boards.

Section 6: Repeals section 73-c of the transportation law eliminating
the word committee.

Section 7: Eliminates the Interagency coordinating committee on rural
public transportation.

Section 8-11: Grants the duties and responsibilities of the
Interagency Coordinating Committee on Rural Public Transportation to
the Commissioner of Transportation who will consult various
government departments.

Section 12-14: Provides language transferring the responsibilities of
the Armored Cars Advisory Board.

Section 15: Eliminates the State Camp Safety Advisory Council

Section 16: Allows the Commissioner of Health to consult with
representatives of consumer interests, licensed funeral home
directors, undertakers or embalmers and cemetery corporations.

Section 17: Eliminates the Funeral Directing Advisory Board.

Sections 18 and 20: Amends Section 404 of the general business law to
give the powers and duties of the Appearance Enhancement Advisory
Committee to the Secretary of State.

Section 19: Eliminates the Appearance Enhancement Advisory Committee.

Section 21: Eliminates the definition for Advisory Council.

Section 22: Requires the Secretary of State to consult with those in
the manufactured housing industry regarding potential changes to
regulations.

Section 23: Repeals Section 611 and 612 of the executive law
eliminating Manufactured Housing Advisory council and its powers and
duties.

Section 24: Eliminates the child performer advisory board.

Section 25: This act shall take effect immediately.

JUSTIFICATION:
New York State Government is constantly changing and
evolving. It is important that current law reflects those changes to
provide for a more efficient, streamlined state government. This
legislation eliminates commissions, boards and committees that are no
longer necessary to provide the services they once did and assist in
decreasing current State bureaucracy and consolidate responsibilities.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
New Bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
None.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
The bill shall take effect immediately.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 6194--B

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 12, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MARCELLINO  -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on  Consumer  Protection
  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
  and recommitted  to  said  committee  --  committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the arts and cultural affairs law, in relation to  works
  of art in the empire state plaza; to amend the agriculture and markets
  law,  in  relation  to plans, policies and programs for the prevention
  and control of disease in trees and plants; to amend  the  transporta-
  tion  law,  in  relation  to  abolishing  the interagency coordinating
  committee on rural public transportation; to amend the  general  busi-
  ness  law,  in relation to abolishing the armored cars advisory board;
  to amend the public health law, in relation to abolishing the  funeral
  directing  advisory  board;  to  amend  the  general  business law, in
  relation to abolishing the appearance enhancement advisory  committee;
  to amend the executive law, in relation to abolishing the manufactured
  housing  advisory  council;  to  repeal section 74-a of the state law,
  relating to the New York state collectable  series  panel;  to  repeal
  article 4 of the arts and cultural affairs law, relating to the empire
  state plaza art commission; to repeal certain provisions of the gener-
  al  business  law,  relating  to  the  appearance enhancement advisory
  committee; to repeal certain provisions of the executive law, relating
  to the manufactured housing advisory council; to repeal sections 169-c
  and 169-d of the agriculture and markets law, relating  to  the  plant
  and  apiary industry advisory committees; to repeal certain provisions
  of the transportation law, relating to  the  interagency  coordinating
  committee on rural public transportation; to repeal certain provisions
  of  the  public health law, relating to the state camp safety advisory
  council and the  funeral  directing  advisory  board;  and  to  repeal
  section 154 of the labor law, relating to the child performer advisory
  board to prevent eating disorders

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11286-07-2

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  Section 1. Section 74-a of the state law is REPEALED.
  S 2.  Section 57.03 of the arts and cultural affairs law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 7 to read as follows:
  7.  (A) TO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS TO STATE AGENCIES REGARDING THE CUSTO-
DY, DISPLAY, CONSERVATION, PRESERVATION AND MAINTENANCE OF WORKS OF  ART
IN THE EMPIRE STATE PLAZA UNDER THE JURISDICTION OF SUCH AGENCIES;
  (B) TO APPRAISE AND CATALOGUE WORKS OF ART IN THE EMPIRE STATE PLAZA;
  (C)  TO  ADVISE  AND  ASSIST  STATE  AGENCIES  IN  THE PREPARATION AND
DISTRIBUTION OF PUBLICATIONS BY SUCH AGENCIES;
  (D) TO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE GOVERNOR, THE LEGISLATURE  AND  THE
COMMISSIONER  OF GENERAL SERVICES REGARDING THE PURCHASE OF WORKS OF ART
FOR DISPLAY AT THE EMPIRE STATE PLAZA;
  (E) TO SOLICIT AND ACQUIRE BY GIFT, GRANT OR LOAN SUCH  WORKS  OF  ART
FOR  DISPLAY  AT  THE  EMPIRE  STATE PLAZA AS IT DEEMS TO BE IN THE BEST
INTERESTS OF THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE;
  (F) TO ENTER INTO SUCH CONTRACTS AS MAY BE  NECESSARY  OR  APPROPRIATE
FOR THE PERFORMANCE OF THE FUNCTIONS VESTED IN IT BY THIS ARTICLE;
  (G) TO RENDER SUCH ASSISTANCE AS THE LEGISLATURE OR EITHER HOUSE THER-
EOF  MAY  REQUEST  WITH  RESPECT  TO THE LEGISLATIVE OFFICE BUILDING AND
OTHER OFFICES AND FACILITIES OF THE  LEGISLATURE  IN  THE  EMPIRE  STATE
PLAZA;
  (H)  TO  RENDER  SUCH  ASSISTANCE AS THE COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION MAY
REQUEST WITH RESPECT TO THE CULTURAL EDUCATION CENTER;
  (I) TO SOLICIT AND ACCEPT GIFTS, CONTRIBUTIONS AND  BEQUEST  OF  FUNDS
FROM  INDIVIDUALS,  FOUNDATIONS, CORPORATIONS AND OTHER ORGANIZATIONS OR
INSTITUTIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE COMMISSION.  ALL FUNDS FROM SUCH GIFTS,
CONTRIBUTIONS AND BEQUESTS SHALL BE DEPOSITED IN A STATE FIDUCIARY FUND,
EXPENDITURES FROM WHICH SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE PURPOSES  SET  FORTH  IN
THIS ARTICLE;
  (J)  TO  ESTABLISH A PROGRAM, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF
GENERAL SERVICES, FOR THE  PROMOTION  OF  THE  EMPIRE  STATE  PLAZA  ART
COLLECTION  TO  THE PUBLIC THROUGH SUCH MEANS AS DETERMINED TO BE APPRO-
PRIATE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT  LIMITED  TO,  EDUCATIONAL  SEMINARS,  REMOTE
EXHIBITIONS,  SPECIAL  EVENTS  AND  THE  SALE  OF  SOUVENIRS OR MEMENTOS
RELATED TO THE COLLECTION. ALL RECEIPTS FROM PROMOTIONAL  EFFORTS  SHALL
BE DEPOSITED IN A STATE FIDUCIARY FUND, EXPENDITURES FROM WHICH SHALL BE
LIMITED TO THE PURPOSES SET FORTH IN THIS ARTICLE; AND
  (K)  TO  APPOINT  A CURATOR AND ASSOCIATED EMPLOYEES, PRESCRIBE POWERS
AND DUTIES OF THE CURATOR, AND SHALL FIX HIS OR HER COMPENSATION  WITHIN
THE AMOUNTS APPROPRIATED THEREFOR.
  S 3. Article 4 of the arts and cultural affairs law is REPEALED.
  S  4.    Section  16  of the agriculture and markets law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 45 to read as follows:
  45. WHEN CONSIDERING PLANS, POLICIES AND PROGRAMS PURSUANT TO  ARTICLE
FOURTEEN OF THIS CHAPTER, THE COMMISSIONER SHALL CONSULT WITH THE APIARY
INDUSTRY,  INCLUDING,  BUT  NOT  LIMITED  TO  COMMERCIAL  AND  PART-TIME
BEE-KEEPERS, HORTICULTURE OR VEGETABLE GROWERS, THE CORNELL  COOPERATIVE
EXTENSION AND THE PLANT INDUSTRY.
  S  5.  Sections 169-c and 169-d of the agriculture and markets law are
REPEALED.
  S 6. Subdivision 3 of  section  73-c  of  the  transportation  law  is
REPEALED.
  S 7. Section 73-d of the transportation law is REPEALED.
  S  8.  Subdivision  2  and  the  opening paragraph of subdivision 5 of
section 73-e of the transportation law, as amended by chapter 562 of the

S. 6194--B                          3

laws of 1987, are amended and a new subdivision 6 is added  to  read  as
follows:
  2.  Eligible expenses and services.  The department shall[, in consul-
tation with the  interagency  coordinating  committee  on  rural  public
transportation,]  define  and  determine  the  categories  or  types  of
expenses or services that will be  eligible  for  financial  assistance.
Public  transportation  services  funded  under  this  article should be
designed to maximize  usage  by  the  public,  including  transportation
disadvantaged  persons.  Rail,  air,  water, freight, emergency medical,
charter or tour  transportation  services  shall  not  be  eligible  for
assistance  provided by this article. No payment of financial assistance
under this section shall be made for any expenses incurred  by  a  rural
county  or  its  subcontractors  prior  to  the date it receives written
notice from the commissioner that it shall be awarded a grant under this
article.
  Coordination of federal, state, local and  private  aid;  report.  The
department may compile and maintain current information on available and
pending  federal,  state,  local  and  private aid affecting coordinated
public transportation services in rural counties.   The  department  may
request and shall be entitled to receive information from state or local
agencies  regarding  the amount of federal, state and local aid received
by public and private nonprofit organizations providing  or  contracting
for  transportation  services  and  the  purpose  for  which  the aid is
received. The commissioner may[, in consultation  with  the  interagency
coordinating  committee on rural public transportation,] use the follow-
ing criteria to recommend policies to the governor and  the  legislature
that  would or could promote compliance with the purposes of this subdi-
vision:
  6. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL, IN IMPLEMENTING THIS ARTICLE, CONSULT  WITH
THE  OFFICE  FOR  THE AGING, THE OFFICE OF MENTAL HEALTH, AND THE OFFICE
FOR PEOPLE WITH  DEVELOPMENTAL  DISABILITIES;  AND  THE  DEPARTMENTS  OF
LABOR,  HEALTH, SOCIAL SERVICES, STATE, AND AGRICULTURE AND MARKETS; THE
STATE ADVOCATE FOR THE DISABLED; THE DIVISION FOR  YOUTH  AND  REPRESEN-
TATION  OF  CONSUMERS  AND PROVIDERS OF TRANSPORTATION SERVICES IN RURAL
COUNTIES.
  S 9. Subdivision 1 of section  73-h  of  the  transportation  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  562  of  the  laws  of 1987, is amended to read as
follows:
  1. For those rural counties having an approved and implemented coordi-
nated public transportation service plan which has  maintained  existing
levels of funding used for transportation by the coordinated service and
has  documented  the need for additional operating aid, the commissioner
may[, in consultation with the  interagency  coordinating  committee  on
rural  public  transportation,] grant up to twenty-five thousand dollars
per year for operating aid for up to five successive years,  subject  to
annual  appropriations to be included in the state budget.  Such aid may
be extended annually when the county  or  operator  of  the  coordinated
public  transportation  service has adequately demonstrated the need for
such continued aid and that criteria for continuing aid  established  by
rules issued by the commissioner have been met.
  S  10. Subdivisions 6, 14 and 15 of section 73-j of the transportation
law, subdivision 6 as amended by chapter 562 of the  laws  of  1987  and
subdivisions  14  and  15 as amended by chapter 659 of the laws of 1989,
are amended to read as follows:
  6. Except as provided for in section seventy-three-g of this  article,
a  rural  county's  apportionment  of funds made available in accordance

S. 6194--B                          4

with this article may be used for capital, operating and or  administra-
tive  assistance to provide rural public transportation. The commission-
er[, in consultation with  the  interagency  coordinating  committee  on
rural  public  transportation,] may award other grants for operating and
capital expenses.
  14. Notwithstanding any  other  provisions  of  this  article  to  the
contrary,  no  application  for  financial  assistance  made pursuant to
section seventy-three-g of this article shall be awarded by the  commis-
sioner  for  less  than fifty-five thousand dollars or for less than the
amount requested unless the commissioner shall,  in  writing,  prior  to
making  the  award, each year certify the reasons why such applicant was
awarded less than fifty-five thousand dollars or  an  amount  less  than
requested.  Such  certification,  including the reasons for such action,
shall be sent to the applicant, [the interagency coordinating  committee
on  rural  public  transportation,]  the secretary of the senate finance
committee, the secretary of the assembly ways and means  committee,  the
director of the office of rural affairs and the director of the legisla-
tive commission on the development of rural resources.
  15.  Notwithstanding  any  other  provisions  of  this  article to the
contrary, no grant for operating aid, as authorized by section  seventy-
three-h of this article, shall be made by the commissioner to any county
for  less  than  thirty-five thousand dollars in any one year unless the
commissioner shall, in writing, prior to making  the  grant,  each  year
certify  the  reasons  why such county was awarded less than thirty-five
thousand dollars. Such certification  including  the  reasons  for  such
action  shall  be  sent  to  such  county, [the interagency coordinating
committee on rural public transportation,] the secretary of  the  senate
finance  committee, the secretary of the assembly ways and means commit-
tee, the director of the office of rural affairs and the director of the
legislative commission on the development of rural resources.
  S 11. Section 73-p of the transportation law, as added by chapter  895
of the laws of 1986, is amended to read as follows:
  S 73-p. Department  report. Commencing December thirty-first, nineteen
hundred eighty-seven, the department[, in  cooperation  with  the  state
interagency  coordinating  committee  on  rural  public transportation,]
shall prepare and submit to the governor and the legislature a report on
or before the first day of January of each  year,  which  shall  include
information  relating to the operation of coordinated public transporta-
tion services in rural counties then being funded under this article and
any  recommendations  for  overall  program  improvement;  stating   the
receipts  and  disbursements  made  during the preceding fiscal year and
adequacy of programs financed by federal, state, local and  private  aid
in  rural  counties  of  the  state.  The  department  shall analyze the
programs financed in accordance with this article and recommend  methods
of   avoiding  duplication  and  increasing  the  efficacy  of  programs
financed. The department shall receive comments from  the  officers  and
agents  of  affected  state  and  local government units relative to the
department's analysis.
  S 12. Subdivision 13 of section 89-ppp of the general business law, as
added by chapter 557 of the laws of 1997, is amended to read as follows:
  13. "Qualified firearms training course" means a  minimum  forty-seven
hour  firearms  training  course for armored car guards that is specific
and germane to the armored car carrier industry, recognized by the divi-
sion in consultation with the [board] ARMORED CAR CARRIER  INDUSTRY  AND
THE NEW YORK ARMORED CAR ASSOCIATION, INC.

S. 6194--B                          5

  S  13. Subdivision 4 of section 89-sss of the general business law, as
added by chapter 557 of the laws of 1997, is amended to read as follows:
  4.  The  commissioner[,  upon  the recommendation and with the general
advice of the board,] shall waive the training requirements specified in
subdivision one of this section, with respect to applicants employed  by
armored  car  carriers, if the applicant provides appropriate documenta-
tion to demonstrate that he  or  she  was  or  is  subject  to  training
requirements  which meet or exceed the requirements established pursuant
to such subdivision.
  S 14. Section 89-yyy of the general business law, as added by  chapter
557 of the laws of 1997, is amended to read as follows:
  S 89-yyy. Regulations. The secretary and commissioner, in consultation
with  the  [board] ARMORED CAR CARRIER INDUSTRY AND THE NEW YORK ARMORED
CAR ASSOCIATION, INC., are hereby authorized and empowered to promulgate
rules and regulations necessary for the proper conduct of  the  business
authorized under this article, and not inconsistent herewith.
  S 15. Section 1390 of the public health law is REPEALED.
  S  16.  Subdivision  1  of  section  3401  of the public health law is
amended to read as follows:
  1. The commissioner may, from time to time, make and adopt such  rules
and regulations not inconsistent with law as may be necessary (a) in the
performance of his duties and in the administration of the provisions of
this article; and (b) to govern and regulate the conduct and transaction
of  the  business  and  practice  of  funeral directing, undertaking and
embalming.   THE COMMISSIONER SHALL,  IN  IMPLEMENTING  THIS  TITLE  AND
REVISING  REGULATIONS,  CONSULT  WITH  THE  REPRESENTATIVES  OF CONSUMER
INTERESTS, LICENSED FUNERAL DIRECTORS,  UNDERTAKERS  OR  EMBALMERS,  AND
CEMETERY CORPORATIONS.
  S 17. Section 3402 of the public health law is REPEALED.
  S  18.  Subdivision  5  of section 402 of the general business law, as
added by chapter 509 of the laws of 1992, is amended to read as follows:
  5.  Adopt  such  rules  and  regulations  not  inconsistent  with  the
provisions of this article, as may be necessary with respect to the form
and  content  of  applications  for licenses, the reception thereof, the
investigation and examination of applicants and  of  prospective  appli-
cants  taking  examinations  and  their  qualifications,  and  the other
matters incidental or appropriate to the powers and duties of the secre-
tary as prescribed by this article and for the proper administration and
enforcement of the provisions of this article.  THE SECRETARY SHALL,  IN
IMPLEMENTING  THIS  TITLE AND REVISING REGULATIONS, CONSULT WITH PERSONS
ENGAGED IN THE PRACTICE OF NAIL SPECIALTY, WAXING, NATURAL HAIR STYLING,
AESTHETICS, COSMETOLOGY, IN TRAINING OF PERSONS FOR SUCH PRACTICES,  AND
LICENSED DERMATOLOGISTS.
  S 19. Section 403 of the general business law is REPEALED.
  S  20.  Section 404 of the general business law, as amended by chapter
341 of the laws of 1998, is amended to read as follows:
  S 404. Rules and regulations. The secretary shall promulgate rules and
regulations which establish standards  for  practice  and  operation  by
licensees  under  this article in order to ensure the health, safety and
welfare of the public. Such rules and regulations shall include, but not
be limited to, the sanitary conditions and  procedures  required  to  be
maintained,  a minimum standard of training appropriate to the duties of
nail specialists,  waxers,  natural  hair  stylists,  estheticians,  and
cosmetologists and the provision of service by nail specialists, waxers,
natural   hair   stylists,  estheticians  or  cosmetologists  at  remote
locations other than the licensee's home provided that such practitioner

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holds an appearance enhancement business license to operate at  a  fixed
location or is employed by the holder of an appearance enhancement busi-
ness license. Regulations setting forth the educational requirements for
nail  specialists  shall  include  education  in  the  area of causes of
infection and bacteriology. In promulgating such rules  and  regulations
the  secretary  shall  consult with the state education department, [the
advisory committee established pursuant  to  this  article,]  any  other
state  agencies and private industry representatives as may be appropri-
ate in determining minimum training requirements.
  S 21. Subdivision 14 of section 601 of the executive law is REPEALED.
  S 22. Subdivision 12 of section 604 of the executive law, as added  by
chapter  729 of the laws of 2005, is amended and a new subdivision 13 is
added to read as follows:
  12. To create and maintain a consumer awareness pamphlet[, in conjunc-
tion with the advisory council,] to include,  but  not  be  limited  to,
detailing  the  certification  process,  installer selection rights, the
dispute resolution process, the differences between the types  of  hous-
ing, and other consumer protection issues. Such pamphlet shall be avail-
able to the public, and published on the department's website.
  13.  THE  SECRETARY  SHALL,  IN IMPLEMENTING THIS ARTICLE AND REVISING
REGULATIONS, CONSULT WITH INSTALLERS, PARK  RESIDENCE  ADVOCACY  ASSOCI-
ATIONS,  RETAILERS,  AND  MANUFACTURED HOME INDUSTRY TRADE ASSOCIATIONS,
MANUFACTURERS, THE ENGINEERING INDUSTRY INVOLVED IN MANUFACTURED HOUSING
ISSUES, CONSUMER ADVOCACY ASSOCIATIONS INVOLVED IN MANUFACTURED  HOUSING
ISSUES, AND MANUFACTURED HOUSING RESIDENT OWNERS.
  S 23. Sections 611 and 612 of the executive law are REPEALED.
  S 24. Section 154 of the labor law is REPEALED.
  S 25. This act shall take effect immediately.

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