senate Bill S5388

Relates to the inclusion of the office for the aging in the disaster preparedness commission

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    • Passed Assembly
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  • 16 / May / 2013
    • REFERRED TO VETERANS, HOMELAND SECURITY AND MILITARY AFFAIRS
  • 12 / Jun / 2013
    • COMMITTEE DISCHARGED AND COMMITTED TO RULES
  • 12 / Jun / 2013
    • ORDERED TO THIRD READING CAL.1300
  • 12 / Jun / 2013
    • SUBSTITUTED BY A371

Summary

Relates to the inclusion of the office for the aging in the disaster preparedness commission.

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A371
Versions:
S5388
Legislative Cycle:
2013-2014
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง21, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Cycles:
2013-2014: A371
2011-2012: A5437A, S4726, A5437A
2009-2010: S1956

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BILL NUMBER:S5388

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, in relation to the
inclusion of the office for the aging in the disaster preparedness
commission

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To add the New York Slate Office for
the Aging to the list of agencies that can appoint an officer to
represent the agency on the disaster preparedness commission.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:

Section 1 amends subdivision 1 of section 21 of the executive law.

Section 2 sets the effective date.

JUSTIFICATION: The Executive had created a Disaster Preparedness
Commission which would coordinate a plan in the event of a disaster
for numerous state agencies. The State Office for the Aging (SOFA) is
currently not included in this commission. This bill would add SOFA to
the commission therefore making SOFA part of this state-wide
coordination effort.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: 2011-12- A.5437A - Passed Assembly

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None to the State.

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.

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

                                  5388

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 16, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
  ty and Military Affairs

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to the inclusion  of  the
  office for the aging in the disaster preparedness commission

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 21 of the executive law, as  sepa-
rately amended by section 2 of part G and section 7 of part O of chapter
55 of the laws of 2012, is amended to read as follows:
  1.  There  is  hereby  created  in the executive department a disaster
preparedness commission consisting of the commissioners  of  transporta-
tion, health, division of criminal justice services, education, economic
development,  agriculture  and  markets,  housing and community renewal,
general services,  labor,  environmental  conservation,  mental  health,
parks,  recreation  and historic preservation, corrections and community
supervision, children and family services, homeland security  and  emer-
gency  services,  and people with developmental disabilities, the presi-
dent of the New York state energy research  and  development  authority,
the  superintendents  of state police and financial services, the secre-
tary of state, the state fire administrator, the  chair  of  the  public
service  commission,  the  adjutant  general,  the office of information
technology services, and the office of victim services,  the  chairs  of
the thruway authority, THE OFFICE FOR THE AGING, the metropolitan trans-
portation  authority, the port authority of New York and New Jersey, the
chief professional officer of the  state  coordinating  chapter  of  the
American  Red Cross and three additional members, to be appointed by the
governor, two of whom shall be chief executives. Each member agency  may
designate an executive level officer of that agency, with responsibility
for  disaster preparedness matters, who may represent that agency on the
commission. The commissioner of the division of  homeland  security  and

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01155-01-3

S. 5388                             2

emergency  services  shall  serve  as  chair  of the commission, and the
governor shall designate the vice chair of the commission.  The  members
of  the  commission, except those who serve ex officio, shall be allowed
their actual and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their
duties  under  this article but shall receive no additional compensation
for services rendered pursuant to this article.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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