senate Bill S6206

Names the wood frog the official amphibian of the state of New York

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Bill Status


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • REFERRED TO INVESTIGATIONS AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS
  • 13 / May / 2014
    • 1ST REPORT CAL.679
  • 14 / May / 2014
    • 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • 19 / May / 2014
    • ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • 10 / Jun / 2014
    • PASSED SENATE
  • 10 / Jun / 2014
    • DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • 10 / Jun / 2014
    • REFERRED TO GOVERNMENTAL OPERATIONS

Summary

Names the wood frog the official amphibian of the state of New York.

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9442
Versions:
S6206
Legislative Cycle:
2013-2014
Current Committee:
Law Section:
State Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง89, State L

Sponsor Memo

BILL NUMBER:S6206

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the state law, in relation to naming
the wood frog the official amphibian of the state of New York

PURPOSE: This bill would officially name the wood frog the amphibian
of the State of New York.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 1 - Amends the State law by adding a new section 89.

Section 2 -- Effective Date

JUSTIFICATION: Various species have been adopted as the New York
State symbol in many different categories, however, New York does not
yet have a state amphibian. This bill would identify the wood frog as
the NYS amphibian.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New bill

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None

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
________________________________________________________________________

                                  6206

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 8, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DeFRANCISCO -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Investigations  and
  Government Operations

AN  ACT  to amend the state law, in relation to naming the wood frog the
  official amphibian of the state of New York

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

  Section 1. The state law is amended by adding a new section 89 to read
as follows:
  S  89. STATE AMPHIBIAN. THE WOOD FROG (LITHOBATES SYLVATICUS) SHALL BE
THE OFFICIAL AMPHIBIAN OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.








 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13332-01-3

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