assembly Bill A3155

Establishes the child stat the children's disease tracking system program

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Summary

Establishes the children's disease tracking system program.

Bill Details

Versions:
A3155
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 25 Title 9 §§2599-e - 2599-g, Pub Health L
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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  3155

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 22, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. TITONE, PERRY -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.
  PEOPLES-STOKES -- read once and referred to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public  health  law,  in  relation  to  establishing
  "child stat" the children's disease tracking system program

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

  Section 1. Article 25 of the public health law is amended by adding  a
new title 9 to read as follows:
                                TITLE IX
                            "CHILD STAT" THE
               CHILDREN'S DISEASE TRACKING SYSTEM PROGRAM
SECTION 2599-E. "CHILD  STAT"  THE  CHILDREN'S  DISEASE  TRACKING SYSTEM
                  PROGRAM; ESTABLISHMENT.
        2599-F. PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT.
        2599-G. POWERS OF COMMISSIONER.
  S 2599-E. "CHILD STAT" THE CHILDREN'S DISEASE TRACKING SYSTEM PROGRAM;
ESTABLISHMENT. "CHILD  STAT"  THE  CHILDREN'S  DISEASE  TRACKING  SYSTEM
PROGRAM  IS  HEREBY  ESTABLISHED  WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT. SUCH PROGRAM IS
ESTABLISHED TO ENABLE POLICY MAKERS AND  HEALTH  PRACTITIONERS  TO  MAKE
INFORMED  DECISIONS  WHEN  FORMULATING  POLICIES  THAT AFFECT CHILDREN'S
HEALTH.
  S 2599-F. PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT. 1. THE PROGRAM  SHALL  BE  DESIGNED  TO
IDENTIFY  CLUSTERS  OF  DISEASES  AND  THEIR  CAUSES,  AND  TO HELP MAKE
INFORMED POLICY DECISIONS THAT AFFECT CHILDREN'S HEALTH.
  2. THE PROGRAM SHALL INCLUDE, BUT SHALL NOT BE LIMITED TO:
  (A) A DISEASE TRACKING NETWORK AMONG FEDERAL, STATE AND  LOCAL  PUBLIC
HEALTH  AGENCIES  TO  TRACK  THE  INCIDENCE  AND  PREVALENCE OF DISEASES
AFFECTING CHILDREN; AND
  (B) A REGISTRY REQUIRING ALL HEALTH CARE  PROVIDERS  TO  REPORT  INCI-
DENCES OF CHILDREN AFFECTED BY DISEASES.

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  3.  THE  DEPARTMENT  SHALL WORK IN COORDINATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF
ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION, IN  THE  COLLECTION  AND  ANALYSIS  OF  DATA
REGARDING THE INCIDENCE AND PREVALENCE OF DISEASES AFFECTING CHILDREN.
  4. DATA TO BE COLLECTED SHALL INCLUDE, BUT SHALL NOT BE LIMITED TO:
  (A) MEDICAL RECORDS;
  (B) EXTENT, TREATMENT AND OUTCOME OF THE ILLNESS;
  (C) MORTALITY RATES;
  (D) DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION;
  (E) LOCATION OF THE CHILD OR CHILDREN AFFECTED; AND
  (F) INFORMATION FROM SURVEYS AND INTERVIEWS.
  S 2599-G. POWERS  OF  COMMISSIONER.  THE  COMMISSIONER  MAY ADMINISTER
DIRECTLY OR THROUGH CONTRACT, WITHIN THE AMOUNT OF FUNDS  ALLOCATED  AND
WITHIN  AMOUNTS  APPROPRIATED,  THE  CHILDREN'S  DISEASE TRACKING SYSTEM
PROGRAM. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ALSO MAKE GRANTS, WITHIN THE  AMOUNT  OF
FUNDS  AVAILABLE  THEREFOR,  FOR PROJECTS TO IMPLEMENT THE PROVISIONS OF
THIS TITLE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

assembly Bill A3152

Establishes distinctive "Support Our Troops" number plates for motor vehicles

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Summary

Establishes distinctive "Support Our Troops" number plates for motor vehicles.

Bill Details

Versions:
A3152
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §404-x, V & T L
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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  3152

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 22, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  TITONE,  SCHIMMINGER, GALEF, COLTON, HOOPER,
  TENNEY, BRINDISI, RAMOS, MILLER -- Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M.  of  A.
  ABBATE,  BARCLAY,  CAHILL, CERETTO, FINCH, MAGEE, MARKEY, RA, SIMANOW-
  ITZ, THIELE -- read once and referred to the Committee on  Transporta-
  tion

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to establishing
  distinctive "Support Our Troops" plates

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

  Section 1. The vehicle and traffic law is  amended  by  adding  a  new
section 404-x to read as follows:
  S 404-X. DISTINCTIVE "SUPPORT OUR TROOPS" PLATES. 1. ANY PERSON RESID-
ING  IN  THIS  STATE SHALL, UPON REQUEST, BE ISSUED DISTINCTIVE "SUPPORT
OUR TROOPS" NUMBER PLATES OF A  DESIGN  APPROVED  BY  THE  COMMISSIONER.
APPLICATION FOR SUCH PLATES SHALL BE FILED WITH THE COMMISSIONER IN SUCH
FORM AND DETAIL AS THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PRESCRIBE.
  2.  THE  DISTINCTIVE  PLATES  ISSUED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL BE
ISSUED IN THE SAME MANNER AS OTHER NUMBER PLATES  UPON  PAYMENT  OF  THE
REGULAR  REGISTRATION FEE PRESCRIBED BY SECTION FOUR HUNDRED ONE OF THIS
ARTICLE, PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT AN ADDITIONAL ONE-TIME  SERVICE  CHARGE
OF FIFTEEN DOLLARS SHALL BE CHARGED FOR SUCH PLATES. SUCH SERVICE CHARGE
SHALL  BE  DEPOSITED  PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION FOUR HUNDRED
FOUR-OO OF THIS ARTICLE, TO THE CREDIT OF THE  DEPARTMENT'S  DISTINCTIVE
PLATE DEVELOPMENT FUND ESTABLISHED BY SECTION NINETY-FIVE-G OF THE STATE
FINANCE  LAW,  AND SHALL BE USED FOR THE PRODUCTION, DESIGN, ADVERTISING
AND MARKETING OF DISTINCTIVE NUMBER PLATES PURSUANT TO SUCH SECTION.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it shall have become a law.


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assembly Bill A3148

Provides that vans or suburbans used as school buses cannot be so operated unless pupils are wearing seat belts

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  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
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Provides that no van or suburban motor vehicle shall be operated in the transportation of pupils to or from school unless all passengers in such vehicle are properly utilizing approved seat belts.

Bill Details

Versions:
A3148
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3623, Ed L
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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  3148

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 22, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. TITONE, PAULIN, MARKEY, ROBINSON, HOOPER, TENNEY
  -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. DUPREY, GALEF, GOTTFRIED, McDONOUGH,
  SCHIMEL, THIELE -- read once and referred to the Committee  on  Educa-
  tion

AN  ACT  to  amend the education law, in relation to the wearing of seat
  belts in certain vehicles used to transport pupils to or from school

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of  section  3623 of the education law is
amended by adding a new paragraph d to read as follows:
  D. NO VAN OR SUBURBAN MOTOR VEHICLE SHALL BE OPERATED IN THE TRANSPOR-
TATION OF PUPILS TO OR FROM SCHOOL UNLESS ALL PASSENGERS IN SUCH VEHICLE
ARE PROPERLY UTILIZING APPROVED SEAT BELTS.
  S 2. This act shall  take  effect  on  the  first  of  September  next
succeeding the date on which it shall have become a law.






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assembly Bill A3173

Requires the port authority to hold a hearing in each county in the district related to proposed toll or fare increase for use of authority transportation facilities

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  • On Floor Calendar
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Requires the port authority of New York and New Jersey to hold a public hearing in each county in the port district not less than 30 days prior to any proposed toll or fare increase for the use of authority transportation facilities, and requires the holding of such hearings not less than 15 days prior to the effective date of any amendments to the proposed toll or fare increase.

Bill Details

Versions:
A3173
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Laws Affected:
Amd §1 Art VI, Chap 154 of 1921
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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  3173

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 22, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. TITONE, MILLER, COLTON, FINCH -- Multi-Sponsored
  by -- M. of A.  HOOPER, MOYA -- read once and referred to the  Commit-
  tee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions

AN  ACT  to amend chapter 154 of the laws of 1921 authorizing designated
  authorities in behalf of the state of New York to enter into an agree-
  ment or compact with designated authorities of the state of New Jersey
  for the creation of the "Port of New York District",  in  relation  to
  requiring  public hearings to be held by the commissioners of the port
  authority of New York and New Jersey prior to the increase of any fee,
  toll, charge or fare for the use of the transportation  facilities  of
  such authority

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

  Section 1.  Article VI of section 1 of chapter 154 of the laws of 1921
authorizing designated authorities in behalf of the state of New York to
enter into an agreement or compact with designated  authorities  of  the
state  of New Jersey for the creation of the "Port of New York District"
is amended to read as follows:
                                ARTICLE VI.
  The port authority shall constitute a body, both corporate  and  poli-
tic,  with full power and authority to purchase, construct, lease and/or
operate any terminal or transportation facility  within  said  district;
and to make charges for the use thereof[:]; and for any of such purposes
to  own, hold, lease and/or operate real or personal property, to borrow
money and secure the same by bonds or by  mortgages  upon  any  property
held or to be held by it. No property now or hereafter vested in or held
by  either  state, or by any county, city, borough, village, township or
other municipality, shall be taken by the port  authority,  without  the
authority  or  consent  of  such  state, county, city, borough, village,
township or other municipality, nor  shall  anything  herein  impair  or
invalidate  in  any  way  any bonded indebtedness of such state, county,

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city, borough, village, township or other municipality, nor  impair  the
provisions  of law regulating the payment into sinking funds of revenues
derived from municipal property, or dedicating the revenues derived from
any municipal property to a specific purpose.
  PROVIDED  THAT NOT LESS THAN 30 DAYS PRIOR TO THE ADOPTION BY THE PORT
AUTHORITY OF ANY INCREASE IN ANY FEE, TOLL, CHARGE OR FARE FOR  THE  USE
OF  THE  TRANSPORTATION FACILITIES OF SUCH AUTHORITY, THE PORT AUTHORITY
SHALL CONDUCT A PUBLIC HEARING LOCATED WITHIN  THE  DISTRICT.    IN  THE
EVENT THAT AMENDMENTS ARE MADE TO SUCH PROPOSAL THE PORT AUTHORITY SHALL
CONDUCT  A  PUBLIC HEARING ON THE AMENDED PROPOSAL IN EACH COUNTY WITHIN
THE DISTRICT NO LESS THAN 15 DAYS PRIOR TO ITS ADOPTION.    EACH  PUBLIC
HEARING SHALL BE ATTENDED BY ALL THE COMMISSIONERS OF THE PORT AUTHORITY
THEN IN OFFICE AT THE TIME OF THE HEARING.
  The  powers granted in this article shall not be exercised by the port
authority until the legislatures of both states shall have approved of a
comprehensive plan for  the  development  of  the  port  as  hereinafter
provided.
  S  2.  This  act  shall take effect upon the enactment into law by the
state of New Jersey of legislation having an identical effect with  this
act,  but  if  the  state  of New Jersey shall have already enacted such
legislation, this act shall take effect immediately; provided  that  the
chairman  of  the port authority of New York and New Jersey shall notify
the legislative bill drafting commission  upon  the  occurrence  of  the
enactment  of the legislation provided for in section one of this act in
order that the commission may maintain an accurate and timely  effective
data  base of the official text of the laws of the state of New  York in
furtherance of effectuating the provisions of section 44 of the legisla-
tive law and section 70-b of the public officers law.

assembly Bill A3071

Provides incentives for energy conservation through voltage regulation

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  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
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Summary

Provides incentives for energy conservation through voltage regulation; allows utility companies to recover lost revenue when installing voltage regulation devices.

Bill Details

Versions:
A3071
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §66-o, Pub Serv L
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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  3071

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 22, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. TITONE, LUPARDO, SCHIMEL -- Multi-Sponsored by --
  M.  of  A. GLICK, THIELE -- read once and referred to the Committee on
  Energy

AN ACT to amend the public service law, in relation to providing  incen-
  tives for energy conservation through voltage regulation

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

  Section 1. The public service law is amended by adding a  new  section
66-o to read as follows:
  S  66-O.  VOLTAGE REGULATION. 1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION "VOLTAGE
REGULATION DEVICE" SHALL  MEAN  VOLTAGE  REGULATION  TECHNOLOGIES  WHICH
RAISE  OR  LOWER VOLTAGE DYNAMICALLY AND ARE NINETY-NINE PERCENT OR MORE
EFFICIENT ACROSS AT LEAST NINETY PERCENT OF THE ELECTRIC LOAD CURVE.
  2. ELECTRIC UTILITIES MAY RECOVER THE CAPITAL AND OPERATING COSTS  AND
EARN  A  FIFTEEN  PERCENT  RATE OF RETURN IN THE UTILITY'S RATE BASES ON
INVESTMENTS AND INSTALLATIONS OF VOLTAGE REGULATION DEVICES.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





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assembly Bill A3045

Requires propositions authorizing creation of a state debt to contain an estimate of the debt service payable and publish an explanation thereof

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  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
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Summary

Requires that any ballot proposition creating a state debt shall contain an estimate of the amortization period and the total expected debt service payable thereon until the bonds issued pursuant to such proposition are retired.

Bill Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2127
Versions:
A3045
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Add §7-112, amd §4-116, El L; add §6, St Fin L
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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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    S. 2127                                                  A. 3045

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            January 21, 2015
                               ___________

IN  SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. FARLEY -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Elections

IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. TEDISCO,  BARCLAY,  RAIA,  FITZPA-
  TRICK  --  Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M. of A.   BUTLER, McKEVITT, OAKS,
  THIELE -- read once and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means

AN ACT to amend the election law and the state finance law, in  relation
  to  requiring  proposition authorizing the creation of a state debt to
  contain an estimate of the debt service payable thereon and  requiring
  publication of an explanation thereof

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

  Section 1. The election law is amended by adding a new  section  7-112
to read as follows:
  S 7-112. BALLOTS; FORM FOR PROPOSITION; ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS.  EACH
DULY  CERTIFIED PROPOSITION CONTAINED ON THE BALLOT AND SUBMITTED TO THE
VOTERS OF THE STATE WHICH PROVIDES FOR THE  CREATION  OF  A  STATE  DEBT
SHALL  CONTAIN AN ESTIMATE OF THE ANTICIPATED NUMBER OF YEARS OVER WHICH
SUCH DEBT SHALL BE AMORTIZED AND THE TOTAL EXPECTED DEBT SERVICE PAYABLE
ON THE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF  SUCH  BONDS  UNTIL  THEIR  RETIREMENT.  SUCH
INFORMATION SHALL BE PRINTED IN THE LARGEST TYPE WHICH IS PRACTICABLE TO
USE IN THE SPACE PROVIDED FOR THE PROPOSITION. SUCH INFORMATION SHALL BE
PROVIDED  TO  THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS AND THE SECRETARY OF STATE BY
THE STATE COMPTROLLER NOT LATER THAN SEVEN DAYS AFTER THE PASSAGE OF THE
LAW AUTHORIZING SUCH PROPOSITION.
  S 2. Subdivision 2 of section 4-116 of the election law, as amended by
chapter 60 of the laws of 1993, is amended to read as follows:
  2. The state board of elections shall publish once in the week preced-
ing any election at which proposed constitutional  amendments  or  other
propositions or questions are to be submitted to the voters of the state
an abstract of such amendment or question, INCLUDING THE ESTIMATE OF THE

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AMORTIZATION  PERIOD  AND  THE  TOTAL ANTICIPATED DEBT SERVICE WHERE THE
PROPOSITION AUTHORIZES THE CREATION OF A STATE DEBT, a  brief  statement
of  the law or proceedings authorizing such submission, a statement that
such  submission  will be made and the form in which it is to be submit-
ted.
  S 3. The state finance law is amended by adding a  new  section  6  to
read as follows:
  S  6.  STATE  PUBLICATION CONCERNING PROPOSITION. ANY REPORT, PUBLICA-
TION, PAMPHLET OR OTHER WRITTEN DOCUMENT PREPARED BY A STATE DEPARTMENT,
AGENCY, AUTHORITY OR OTHER COMPONENT OR DIVISION  OF  STATE  GOVERNMENT,
INTENDED  FOR  DISTRIBUTION  TO THE PUBLIC, WHICH IS INTENDED TO PROMOTE
AWARENESS OF OR EXPLAIN THE PROVISIONS CONTAINED IN, OR INCIDENTAL TO, A
DULY CERTIFIED PROPOSITION TO BE CONTAINED  ON  THE  BALLOT  AND  TO  BE
SUBMITTED  TO THE VOTERS OF THE STATE WHICH PROPOSITION PROVIDES FOR THE
CREATION OF A STATE DEBT SHALL CONTAIN THEREIN AN ESTIMATE OF THE ANTIC-
IPATED NUMBER OF YEARS OVER WHICH SUCH DEBT SHALL BE AMORTIZED  AND  THE
TOTAL  EXPECTED  DEBT  SERVICE  PAYABLE  ON THE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF SUCH
BONDS UNTIL THEIR RETIREMENT. SUCH INFORMATION SHALL BE PRINTED  IN  THE
LARGEST TYPE WHICH IS PRACTICABLE TO USE IN SUCH DOCUMENT.
  S 4. This act shall take effect immediately.

assembly Bill A3021

Authorizes payment of additional state aid for certain state-leased or state-owned lands

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  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
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Authorizes payment of additional state aid for certain state-leased or state-owned lands.

Bill Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2126
Versions:
A3021
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Lands Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §19-a, Pub Lds L
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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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    S. 2126                                                  A. 3021

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            January 21, 2015
                               ___________

IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. BRESLIN -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed,  and  when  printed  to  be committed to the Committee on Investi-
  gations and Government Operations

IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. FAHY, McDONALD --  read  once  and
  referred to the Committee on Real Property Taxation

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  public lands law, in relation to certain state-
  leased or state-owned lands

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

  Section 1. Section 19-a of the public lands law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 2-b to read as follows:
  2-B.  (1) NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF THIS SECTION TO THE CONTRA-
RY, IN ADDITION TO STATE AID OTHERWISE PAYABLE PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION,
THERE SHALL BE PAYABLE TO ANY CITY LOCATED IN A COUNTY  IN  WHICH  THERE
HAS  BEEN  CONSTRUCTED  A  STATE OFFICE BUILDING PROJECT KNOWN AS THE W.
AVERELL HARRIMAN STATE OFFICE BUILDING CAMPUS (MORE SPECIFICALLY IDENTI-
FIED ON THE ASSESSMENT ROLL OF SUCH  CITY  AS  SECTION,  LOT  AND  BLOCK
NUMBERS  53.00-1-2 AND 53.00-1-9, RESPECTIVELY), STATE AID PAYABLE ANNU-
ALLY, IN AN AMOUNT EQUAL TO 1.75  PERCENT  OF  SUCH  AGGREGATE  ASSESSED
VALUES  OF  SUCH STATE OFFICE BUILDING PROJECT AS IT APPEARED ON THE TWO
THOUSAND NINE FINAL ASSESSMENT ROLL OF SUCH CITY.
  (2) SUCH PAYMENTS SHALL BE FOR CITY PURPOSES ONLY, AND SHALL BEGIN  ON
JUNE  FIRST,  TWO  THOUSAND FIFTEEN AND SHALL BE PAYABLE FOR A PERIOD OF
TEN YEARS. FOR GREATER CERTAINTY, SUCH CITY'S ASSESSMENTS FOR THE  PROP-
ERTIES  DESCRIBED  IN PARAGRAPH ONE OF THIS SUBDIVISION ARE TO REMAIN AT
SUCH  TWO  THOUSAND  NINE  TOTAL  ASSESSED  VALUES,  I.E.  SIX   HUNDRED
SIXTY-THREE MILLION NINE HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED DOLLARS AND
TEN  MILLION FOUR HUNDRED NINETEEN THOUSAND SIX HUNDRED DOLLARS, RESPEC-
TIVELY, THROUGHOUT SUCH TEN  YEAR  PERIOD,  PROVIDED,  HOWEVER,  IF  ANY
PORTION  OF  THE  PROPERTY  IS SOLD BY THE STATE OF NEW YORK DURING THIS

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PERIOD, THEN THE SALE PRICE OF SUCH SALE  SHALL  BE  DEDUCTED  FROM  ITS
APPROPRIATE ABOVE REFERENCED TOTAL ASSESSED VALUE ON THE NEXT SUCCEEDING
ASSESSMENT  ROLL, AND SUCH REDUCED TOTAL ASSESSED VALUE SHALL BECOME THE
NEW  BASIS FOR DETERMINING THE ANNUAL PAYMENT FOR THAT AND EACH SUCCEED-
ING YEAR THEREAFTER.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

assembly Bill A3047

Requires legislative approval of any contract between a corporation and New York state that would require the relocation of 75 or more employees across county lines

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  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Requires comptroller and legislative approval of any contract between a corporation and New York state that would require the relocation of 75 or more employees across county lines.

Bill Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2125
Versions:
A3047
Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Obligations Law
Laws Affected:
Add §5-337, Gen Ob L; amd §112, St Fin L
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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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    S. 2125                                                  A. 3047

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            January 21, 2015
                               ___________

IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. BRESLIN -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary

IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. FAHY, McDONALD, STECK, ABINANTI --
  read once and referred to the Committee on Judiciary

AN  ACT  to amend the general obligations law and the state finance law,
  in relation to imposing certain contractual obligations upon the state

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

  Section  1.  The  general  obligations  law is amended by adding a new
section 5-337 to read as follows:
  S 5-337. APPROVAL OF CONTRACTS BY THE COMPTROLLER AND THE  LEGISLATURE
REQUIRED.  EVERY  UNDERTAKING  OR  PROMISE,  WHETHER  WRITTEN  OR  ORAL,
EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, CONSTITUTING OR  CONTAINED,  IN  ANY  CONTRACT  OR
AGREEMENT BETWEEN ANY PERSON, FIRM, COMPANY, ASSOCIATION OR CORPORATION,
WHICH  INVOLVES  THE  RELOCATION  ACROSS COUNTY LINES OF SEVENTY-FIVE OR
MORE PUBLIC EMPLOYEES OR A COMBINATION OF PUBLIC AND  PRIVATE  EMPLOYEES
WHO  ARE  PERFORMING  A  PUBLIC FUNCTION SHALL BE   NULL AND VOID UNLESS
SPECIFICALLY APPROVED BY  (A) THE COMPTROLLER AND (B) THE STATE LEGISLA-
TURE BY CONCURRENT RESOLUTION DULY ADOPTED, IN THAT ORDER.
  S 2. Subdivision 2 of section 112 of the state finance law is  amended
by adding a new paragraph (c) to read as follows:
  (C)  BEFORE ANY CONTRACT MADE FOR, OR BY ANY STATE AGENCY, DEPARTMENT,
BOARD, OFFICER, COMMISSION OR INSTITUTION SHALL BE  EXECUTED  OR  BECOME
EFFECTIVE,   WHENEVER   SUCH   CONTRACT   INVOLVES   THE  RELOCATION  OF
SEVENTY-FIVE OR MORE STATE EMPLOYEES, OR SEVENTY-FIVE  OR  MORE  PRIVATE
SECTOR  EMPLOYEES  PERFORMING  A  PUBLIC  FUNCTION OR ANY COMBINATION OF
SEVENTY-FIVE OR MORE PUBLIC AND PRIVATE EMPLOYEES  PERFORMING  A  PUBLIC
FUNCTION,  IT  SHALL  FIRST BE APPROVED BY THE COMPTROLLER AND  THEN THE
STATE LEGISLATURE BY CONCURRENT RESOLUTION DULY ADOPTED AND FILED IN THE
OFFICE OF THE STATE COMPTROLLER, PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT THE COMPTROLLER

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S. 2125                             2                            A. 3047

SHALL MAKE A FINAL WRITTEN DETERMINATION WITH  RESPECT  TO  APPROVAL  OF
SUCH  CONTRACT WITHIN NINETY DAYS OF THE  SUBMISSION OF SUCH CONTRACT TO
HIS OR HER OFFICE, UNLESS THE COMPTROLLER CAN JUSTIFY, IN WRITING TO THE
ENTITY  THAT  SUBMITTED THE CONTRACT, GOOD CAUSE FOR AN EXTENSION NOT TO
EXCEED FIFTEEN DAYS, OR REASONABLE PERIOD OF TIME AGREED TO BY THE ENTI-
TY THAT SUBMITTED THE CONTRACT, FURTHER, THAT SUCH WRITTEN DETERMINATION
OR EXTENSION SHALL BE MADE PART OF THE PROCUREMENT  RECORD  PURSUANT  TO
PARAGRAPH  F  OF  SUBDIVISION  ONE OF SECTION ONE HUNDRED SIXTY-THREE OF
THIS CHAPTER.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately and  shall  be  deemed  to
have been in full force and effect on and after January 1, 2015.

assembly Bill A3044

Provides a tax exemption from certain taxes for open spaces and open areas owned by a local government or not-for-profit corporation

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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Summary

Provides that where a local government or not-for-profit tax exempt conservation organization has acquired open space or open area, such property shall be exempt from taxation and special ad valorem levies and special assessments as long as such property is used for open space or open areas.

Bill Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2114
Versions:
A3044
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §481-a, RPT L
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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

    S. 2114                                                  A. 3044

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            January 21, 2015
                               ___________

IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Govern-
  ment

IN  ASSEMBLY  -- Introduced by M. of A. THIELE -- read once and referred
  to the Committee on Real Property Taxation

AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation  to  open  spaces
  and open areas

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

  Section 1. The real property tax  law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
section 481-a to read as follows:
  S  481-A.  OPEN  SPACES  AND  OPEN AREAS. 1. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER
PROVISION OF THIS CHAPTER, WHERE A LOCAL GOVERNMENT  OR  NOT-FOR-PROFIT,
TAX  EXEMPT  CONSERVATION  ORGANIZATION  PURSUANT  TO THE NOT-FOR-PROFIT
CORPORATION LAW HAS ACQUIRED THE FEE OR ANY LESSER INTEREST, DEVELOPMENT
RIGHT, EASEMENT, COVENANT, OR OTHER CONTRACTUAL RIGHT IN REAL  PROPERTY,
EXCEPT  AGRICULTURAL  LANDS,  FOR OPEN SPACE OR OPEN AREA TO ACHIEVE THE
PURPOSES OF SECTION TWO HUNDRED FORTY-SEVEN  OF  THE  GENERAL  MUNICIPAL
LAW,  SUCH  REAL  PROPERTY SHALL BE EXEMPT FROM TAXATION AND EXEMPT FROM
SPECIAL AD VALOREM LEVIES AND SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS FOR AS  LONG  AS  SUCH
REAL PROPERTY SHALL BE LIMITED TO USE FOR OPEN SPACE OR AN OPEN AREA.
  2.  THE  TERM "OPEN SPACE OR OPEN AREA", AS USED IN THIS SECTION SHALL
HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS PROVIDED FOR IN SECTION TWO HUNDRED FORTY-SEVEN
OF THE  GENERAL  MUNICIPAL  LAW,  EXCEPT  AGRICULTURAL  LANDS  SHALL  BE
EXCLUDED.
  3. NO REAL PROPERTY SHALL BE ENTITLED TO RECEIVE AN EXEMPTION PURSUANT
TO  THIS  SECTION  IF  THE OWNER OR OPERATOR OF SUCH REAL PROPERTY SHALL
RECEIVE OR MAY BE LAWFULLY ENTITLED TO RECEIVE ANY PECUNIARY PROFIT FROM
THE USE OF SUCH REAL PROPERTY.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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assembly Bill A3043

Establishes teachers and teaching assistants as licensed professionals

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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Summary

Establishes teachers and teaching assistants as licensed professionals; sets qualifications for such licensure; sets forth requirements for filing and disciplinary procedures and remedies; provides for loss of license upon a felony conviction.

Bill Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2113
Versions:
A3043
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 168 §§8900 - 8912, Ed L
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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

    S. 2113                                                  A. 3043

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            January 21, 2015
                               ___________

IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Higher Educa-
  tion

IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. NOLAN -- read once and referred to
  the Committee on Higher Education

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  education  law, in relation to the practice and
  licensure of teachers and teaching assistants

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

  Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new article 168 to
read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 168
                           TEACHING PROFESSION
SECTION 8900. INTRODUCTION.
        8901. DEFINITIONS.
        8902. DEFINITION OF THE PRACTICE OF TEACHING.
        8903. PRACTICE OF TEACHING AND USE OF TITLE "PROFESSIONAL TEACH-
               ER" OR "LICENSED TEACHING ASSISTANT".
        8904. STATE BOARD FOR TEACHING.
        8905. TYPES OF LICENSES.
        8906. REQUIREMENTS FOR A PROFESSIONAL TEACHER'S LICENSE.
        8907. REQUIREMENTS FOR A LICENSE AS A TEACHING ASSISTANT.
        8908. LIMITED PERMITS.
        8909. EXEMPT PERSONS.
        8910. SPECIAL PROVISIONS.
        8911. DISCIPLINARY PROCEDURES AND REMEDIES.
        8912. PENALTIES UPON CONVICTION OF A FELONY.
  S 8900. INTRODUCTION. THIS ARTICLE APPLIES TO THE PROFESSION OF TEACH-
ING.    EXCEPT  AS  OTHERWISE  PROVIDED  IN  THIS  ARTICLE,  THE GENERAL

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S. 2113                             2                            A. 3043

PROVISIONS FOR ALL PROFESSIONS CONTAINED IN ARTICLE ONE  HUNDRED  THIRTY
OF THIS TITLE APPLY TO THIS ARTICLE.
  S 8901. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE:
  1. "PROFESSIONAL TEACHER" MEANS A PERSON LICENSED OR OTHERWISE AUTHOR-
IZED PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE TO PRACTICE TEACHING IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS
AND  NONPUBLIC  SCHOOLS  OR IN ANY PROGRAM FOR THE EDUCATION OF CHILDREN
WITH DISABILITIES OR PRESCHOOL CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES, PROVIDED THAT
SUCH TERM SHALL NOT INCLUDE A LICENSED TEACHING ASSISTANT.
  2. "LICENSED TEACHING ASSISTANT" MEANS A PERSON LICENSED OR  OTHERWISE
AUTHORIZED  PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE TO PRACTICE AS A TEACHING ASSISTANT
IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND NONPUBLIC SCHOOLS OR IN ANY  PROGRAM  FOR  THE
EDUCATION OF CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES OR PRESCHOOL CHILDREN WITH DISA-
BILITIES.
  3. "STATE BOARD" MEANS THE STATE BOARD FOR TEACHING.
  4.  "SUPERINTENDENT  OF SCHOOLS" MEANS THE CHIEF SCHOOL OFFICER OF ANY
PUBLIC OR NONPUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT IN THE  STATE,  INCLUDING  THE  CITY
SCHOOL  DISTRICT  OF  THE  CITY  OF  NEW  YORK  AND ANY COMMUNITY SCHOOL
DISTRICT THEREIN, OR A DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS.
  S 8902. DEFINITION OF THE PRACTICE OF TEACHING. 1. THE PRACTICE OF THE
PROFESSION OF TEACHING AS A PROFESSIONAL TEACHER IS DEFINED AS PROVIDING
INSTRUCTION OR EDUCATIONAL SUPPORT SERVICES TO PUPILS, WHEN APPOINTED OR
OTHERWISE EMPLOYED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF A PUBLIC OR NONPUBLIC SCHOOL
DISTRICT, A BOARD OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES, OR A COUNTY VOCA-
TIONAL EDUCATION AND EXTENSION BOARD, OR WHEN EMPLOYED BY ANY ENTITY  IN
A  PROGRAM  FOR THE EDUCATION OF CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES OR PRESCHOOL
CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES.
  2. THE PRACTICE OF  TEACHING  AS  A  LICENSED  TEACHING  ASSISTANT  IS
DEFINED AS ASSISTING A PROFESSIONAL TEACHER BY PROVIDING DIRECT INSTRUC-
TIONAL SERVICES TO PUPILS UNDER THE GENERAL SUPERVISION OF SUCH TEACHER,
WHEN APPOINTED, OR OTHERWISE EMPLOYED, BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF A PUBLIC
OR  NONPUBLIC  SCHOOL  DISTRICT,  A  BOARD  OF  COOPERATIVE  EDUCATIONAL
SERVICES, OR A COUNTY VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND EXTENSION BOARD, OR  WHEN
EMPLOYED  BY  ANY ENTITY IN A PROGRAM FOR THE EDUCATION OF CHILDREN WITH
DISABILITIES OR PRESCHOOL CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES.
  S 8903.  PRACTICE OF TEACHING AND USE OF TITLE "PROFESSIONAL  TEACHER"
OR  "LICENSED  TEACHING  ASSISTANT". ONLY A PERSON LICENSED OR OTHERWISE
AUTHORIZED  OR  EXEMPTED  UNDER  THIS  ARTICLE  MAY  PRACTICE  TEACHING,
PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT NOTHING IN THIS ARTICLE SHALL BE CONSTRUED AS TO
REQUIRE  NONPUBLIC  SCHOOLS TO EMPLOY OR PRECLUDE NONPUBLIC SCHOOLS FROM
EMPLOYING PROFESSIONAL  TEACHERS  OR  PROFESSIONAL  TEACHING  ASSISTANTS
LICENSED  PURSUANT  TO THIS ARTICLE. ONLY A PERSON LICENSED OR OTHERWISE
AUTHORIZED UNDER THIS ARTICLE TO PRACTICE  TEACHING  AS  A  PROFESSIONAL
TEACHER MAY USE THE TITLE "PROFESSIONAL TEACHER". ONLY A PERSON LICENSED
OR  OTHERWISE  AUTHORIZED  UNDER  THIS ARTICLE TO PRACTICE TEACHING AS A
TEACHING ASSISTANT MAY USE THE TITLE "LICENSED TEACHING ASSISTANT."
  S 8904. STATE BOARD FOR TEACHING.  1. A STATE BOARD FOR TEACHING SHALL
BE APPOINTED BY THE BOARD OF REGENTS ON RECOMMENDATION  OF  THE  COMMIS-
SIONER FOR THE PURPOSE OF ASSISTING THE BOARD OF REGENTS AND THE DEPART-
MENT  ON  MATTERS  OF PROFESSIONAL LICENSING AND PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT IN
ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION SIXTY-FIVE HUNDRED  EIGHT  OF  THIS  TITLE.  THE
COMMISSIONER  MAY  RECEIVE NOMINATIONS FOR THE TEACHER CATEGORY OF BOARD
MEMBERSHIP FROM STATEWIDE  TEACHER  ORGANIZATIONS  REPRESENTING  TEACHER
COLLECTIVE  BARGAINING UNITS AND MAY RECEIVE NOMINATIONS FOR THE REMAIN-
ING CATEGORIES OF MEMBERSHIP FROM APPROPRIATE  STATEWIDE  REPRESENTATIVE
ORGANIZATIONS, BUT THE BOARD OF REGENTS SHALL NOT BE REQUIRED TO APPOINT
CANDIDATES SO NOMINATED.

S. 2113                             3                            A. 3043

  2.  NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISIONS OF SECTION SIXTY-FIVE HUNDRED EIGHT
OF THIS TITLE TO THE CONTRARY, THE STATE BOARD FOR TEACHING  SHALL  HAVE
THE  COMPOSITION  PRESCRIBED  IN THIS SUBDIVISION. THE STATE BOARD SHALL
CONSIST OF NO  LESS  THAN  TWENTY-FOUR  VOTING  MEMBERS,  AND  SHALL  BE
COMPOSED AS FOLLOWS:
  A.  THIRTEEN MEMBERS OR AT LEAST SIXTY PERCENT OF THE TOTAL MEMBERSHIP
OF THE STATE BOARD WITHOUT ROUNDING,  WHICHEVER  IS  GREATER,  SHALL  BE
PROFESSIONAL  TEACHERS  WITHOUT ADMINISTRATIVE OR SUPERVISORY DUTIES WHO
HAVE BEEN EMPLOYED ON A FULL-TIME BASIS FOR AT LEAST FIVE YEARS AND  WHO
POSSESS  LICENSES  AS PROFESSIONAL TEACHERS; PROVIDED THAT SERVICES AS A
MENTOR OR LEAD TEACHER SHALL NOT BE CONSIDERED ADMINISTRATIVE OR  SUPER-
VISORY DUTIES FOR PURPOSES OF THIS PARAGRAPH;
  B. ONE MEMBER SHALL BE A PROFESSIONAL TEACHER WHO HAS BEEN EMPLOYED ON
A  FULL-TIME BASIS IN A PROGRAM FOR THE EDUCATION OF CHILDREN WITH DISA-
BILITIES OR PRESCHOOL CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES  AND  WHO  POSSESSES  A
LICENSE AS A PROFESSIONAL TEACHER;
  C.  ONE  MEMBER SHALL BE A LICENSED TEACHING ASSISTANT EMPLOYED FOR AT
LEAST FIVE YEARS;
  D. ONE MEMBER SHALL BE A SUPERINTENDENT OR DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENT  OF
SCHOOLS  WHO AS A SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT HAS PRACTICED SCHOOL SUPERINTEN-
DENCY FOR AT LEAST FIVE YEARS;
  E. ONE MEMBER SHALL BE AN ADMINISTRATOR;
  F. ONE MEMBER SHALL BE A PUBLIC REPRESENTATIVE WHO IS THE PARENT OF  A
CHILD ATTENDING A PUBLIC SCHOOL OR PROGRAM FOR THE EDUCATION OF CHILDREN
WITH DISABILITIES OR PRESCHOOL CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES AT THE TIME OF
APPOINTMENT;
  G.  ONE MEMBER SHALL BE A PUBLIC REPRESENTATIVE WHO IS THE PARENT OF A
CHILD ATTENDING A NONPUBLIC SCHOOL OR PROGRAM FOR THE EDUCATION OF CHIL-
DREN WITH DISABILITIES OR PRESCHOOL CHILDREN WITH  DISABILITIES  AT  THE
TIME OF APPOINTMENT;
  H.  ONE MEMBER SHALL BE A PUBLIC REPRESENTATIVE WHO IS A MEMBER OF THE
BOARD OF EDUCATION OF A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT OUTSIDE OF  THE  CITY  OF
NEW YORK AT THE TIME OF APPOINTMENT;
  I.  ONE MEMBER SHALL BE A PUBLIC REPRESENTATIVE WHO IS A MEMBER OF THE
BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT OF THE CITY OF  NEW  YORK
OR THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF A COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT WITHIN THE CITY
OF NEW YORK AT THE TIME OF APPOINTMENT;
  J.  THREE  MEMBERS  SHALL,  AT  THE  TIME OF APPOINTMENT, BE EDUCATORS
EMPLOYED BY AN INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION WITHIN NEW YORK STATE WHO
HAVE BEEN DIRECTLY INVOLVED IN THE PREPARATION OF TEACHERS FOR AT  LEAST
FIVE YEARS;
  K.  NO MEMBER APPOINTED SHALL BE COUNTED IN MORE THAN ONE CATEGORY SET
FORTH IN PARAGRAPHS A THROUGH J OF THIS SUBDIVISION.
  3. EACH MEMBER OF THE STATE BOARD SHALL BE APPOINTED  FOR  A  TERM  OF
FIVE  YEARS,  EXCEPT  THAT  THE  TERMS OF THOSE FIRST APPOINTED SHALL BE
ARRANGED SO THAT AS NEARLY AS POSSIBLE AN EQUAL NUMBER  SHALL  TERMINATE
ANNUALLY.  A VACANCY OCCURRING DURING A TERM SHALL BE FILLED BY APPOINT-
MENT BY THE BOARD OF REGENTS IN ACCORDANCE WITH SUBDIVISION ONE OF  THIS
SECTION  FOR  THE  UNEXPIRED  TERM.  IN  ADDITION, THE STATE BOARD SHALL
ESTABLISH ROSTERS OF AUXILIARY  MEMBERS  FROM  CANDIDATES  NOMINATED  BY
STATEWIDE   TEACHER  ORGANIZATIONS  REPRESENTING  TEACHER  AND  TEACHING
ASSISTANT COLLECTIVE BARGAINING UNITS AND PROFESSIONAL  ASSOCIATIONS  OF
PROFESSIONAL  TEACHERS  AND  TEACHING ASSISTANTS, FOR APPOINTMENT BY THE
BOARD OF REGENTS, ON THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE COMMISSIONER, TO SERVE AS
MEMBERS OF THE STATE BOARD  SOLELY  FOR  THE  PURPOSES  OF  PROFESSIONAL
DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS, PROCEEDINGS RELATING TO THE MORAL CHARACTER OF

S. 2113                             4                            A. 3043

AN  APPLICANT FOR LICENSURE AND PROCEEDINGS RELATING TO APPLICATIONS FOR
THE RESTORATION OF A PROFESSIONAL LICENSE.
  S  8905.  TYPES  OF  LICENSES.  THE  COMMISSIONER  MAY, IN REGULATIONS
APPROVED BY THE BOARD OF  REGENTS  AFTER  CONSULTATION  WITH  THE  STATE
BOARD,  PROVIDE  FOR THE ISSUANCE OF LICENSES, LIMITED TO SPECIFIC AREAS
IN WHICH AN APPLICANT IS QUALIFIED  TO  PRACTICE.  IF  LICENSES  ARE  SO
LIMITED,  NO  PERSON  SHALL  BE  AUTHORIZED TO PROVIDE TEACHING SERVICES
PURSUANT TO SUCH LICENSE EXCEPT IN THE AREA  FOR  WHICH  IT  IS  ISSUED;
PROVIDED  THAT  SUCH  REGULATIONS  MAY AUTHORIZE PRACTICE OUTSIDE OF THE
LICENSE AREA ON AN INCIDENTAL BASIS, AS DEFINED IN SUCH REGULATIONS.
  S 8906. REQUIREMENTS FOR A PROFESSIONAL TEACHER'S LICENSE. TO  QUALIFY
FOR  A LICENSE AS A PROFESSIONAL TEACHER, AN APPLICANT SHALL FULFILL THE
REQUIREMENTS PRESCRIBED BY THE COMMISSIONER IN REGULATIONS  APPROVED  BY
THE  BOARD OF REGENTS AFTER CONSULTATION WITH THE STATE BOARD, WHICH, AT
A MINIMUM, SHALL INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:
  1. APPLICATION: FILE AN APPLICATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT;
  2. EDUCATION:
  A. INITIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR THE LICENSE  SHALL  INCLUDE  A  BACHELOR'S
DEGREE  FROM  A REGISTERED PROGRAM OR ITS EQUIVALENT, A PASSING SCORE ON
STATE-REQUIRED PROFESSIONAL EXAMINATIONS,  SUCCESSFUL  COMPLETION  OF  A
YEAR-LONG SUPERVISED ACADEMIC TEACHING INTERNSHIP IN A PUBLIC OR NONPUB-
LIC ELEMENTARY AND/OR SECONDARY SCHOOL.
  B. MAINTENANCE OF THE LICENSE WOULD REQUIRE, EVERY THREE YEARS, HAVING
ATTAINED STATE-APPROVED CONTINUING OR IN-SERVICE EDUCATION CREDITS, WITH
THE FOLLOWING ADDITIONS:
  (1)  MAINTENANCE  OF  REGISTRATION  AFTER THE SECOND THREE-YEAR PERIOD
SHALL REQUIRE AN EARNED MASTER'S  DEGREE  FUNCTIONALLY  RELATED  TO  THE
FIELD  OF  TEACHING SERVICE AS WELL AS EVIDENCE OF SATISFACTORY PERFORM-
ANCE ON STATE-SANCTIONED TEACHER SPECIALTY EXAMINATIONS AND  ASSESSMENTS
OF TEACHING SKILLS.
  (2) AGE: BE AT LEAST EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE;
  (3)  CHARACTER:  BE OF GOOD MORAL CHARACTER AS DETERMINED BY THE STATE
BOARD'S CODES OF ETHICS AND PRACTICE; AND
  (4) FEES: PAY THE FOLLOWING FEES TO THE DEPARTMENT:
  A. A FEE OF ONE HUNDRED THIRTY-FIVE  DOLLARS  FOR  INITIAL  LICENSURE,
PROVIDED  THAT  ONLY  ONE  SUCH FEE SHALL BE PAYABLE FOR LICENSURE OF AN
APPLICANT WHO SIMULTANEOUSLY FILES MULTIPLE APPLICATIONS  FOR  LICENSURE
IN DIFFERENT AREAS OF TEACHING SERVICE;
  B.  IF REQUIRED PURSUANT TO REGULATIONS OF THE COMMISSIONER, A FEE FOR
ADMISSION TO LICENSING EXAMINATIONS AND/OR ASSESSMENTS  AND  A  FEE  FOR
EACH RE-EXAMINATION;
  C.  A FEE OF ONE HUNDRED THIRTY-FIVE DOLLARS FOR EACH TRIENNIAL REGIS-
TRATION PERIOD.
  S 8907. REQUIREMENTS FOR A LICENSE AS A TEACHING ASSISTANT.  1. TEMPO-
RARY TEACHING ASSISTANT LICENSE.  THE  DEPARTMENT  MAY  ISSUE  TEMPORARY
TEACHING  ASSISTANT  LICENSES,  VALID  FOR ONE YEAR AND RENEWABLE AT THE
DISCRETION OF THE COMMISSIONER, TO APPLICANTS WHO MEET THE  REQUIREMENTS
OF  THIS  SUBDIVISION.    TO  QUALIFY FOR A TEMPORARY TEACHING ASSISTANT
LICENSE, AN APPLICANT SHALL FULFILL THE REQUIREMENTS ESTABLISHED BY  THE
COMMISSIONER  IN  REGULATIONS  APPROVED  BY  THE  BOARD OF REGENTS AFTER
CONSULTATION WITH THE STATE BOARD, WHICH, AT A  MINIMUM,  SHALL  INCLUDE
THE FOLLOWING:
  A. APPLICATION: FILE AN APPLICATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT;
  B. EDUCATION: HAVE RECEIVED AN EDUCATION, INCLUDING COMPLETION OF HIGH
SCHOOL  OR  ITS  EQUIVALENT, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE COMMISSIONER'S REGU-
LATIONS;

S. 2113                             5                            A. 3043

  C. TRAINING: SUBMIT A CERTIFICATION BY THE SUPERINTENDENT  OF  SCHOOLS
OR  OTHER  CHIEF  SCHOOL OFFICER OF THE EMPLOYING SCHOOL THAT IN-SERVICE
TRAINING WILL BE PROVIDED TO THE APPLICANT DURING THE TERM OF THE TEMPO-
RARY LICENSE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE COMMISSIONER'S REGULATIONS;
  D. AGE: BE AT LEAST EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE;
  E.  CHARACTER: BE OF GOOD MORAL CHARACTER AS DETERMINED BY THE DEPART-
MENT; AND
  F. FEES: PAY A FEE OF FIFTY DOLLARS FOR AN ANNUAL TEMPORARY LICENSE.
  G. REGISTRATION: A LICENSEE HOLDING A VALID TEMPORARY LICENSE SHALL BE
DEEMED REGISTERED DURING THE TERM OF THE TEMPORARY LICENSE  WITHOUT  THE
PAYMENT  OF  A  REGISTRATION  FEE,  EXCEPT THAT THIS PARAGRAPH SHALL NOT
APPLY TO A LICENSEE PRACTICING UNDER A PROFESSIONAL LICENSE AS A  TEACH-
ING ASSISTANT.
  2.  PROFESSIONAL  LICENSE.  IN  ORDER  TO  QUALIFY  FOR A PROFESSIONAL
LICENSE AS A TEACHING ASSISTANT, AN APPLICANT SHALL FULFILL ALL  OF  THE
REQUIREMENTS  FOR  A  TEMPORARY  LICENSE  AND  THE  FOLLOWING ADDITIONAL
REQUIREMENTS:
  A. APPLICATION: FILE AN APPLICATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT;
  B. EDUCATION: HAVE COMPLETED ADDITIONAL EDUCATION AND/OR  TRAINING  IN
ACCORDANCE WITH THE COMMISSIONER'S REGULATIONS;
  C. EXPERIENCE: HAVE COMPLETED ONE YEAR OF SATISFACTORY EXPERIENCE AS A
TEACHING  ASSISTANT,  OR  EQUIVALENT  EXPERIENCE  AS  PRESCRIBED  IN THE
COMMISSIONER'S REGULATIONS; AND
  D. FEES: PAY A FEE OF FIFTY DOLLARS FOR A PROFESSIONAL LICENSE  AND  A
FEE OF FIFTY DOLLARS FOR EACH TRIENNIAL REGISTRATION PERIOD.
  S  8908.  LIMITED  PERMITS.    1. THE COMMISSIONER MAY, IN REGULATIONS
APPROVED BY THE BOARD OF  REGENTS  AFTER  CONSULTATION  WITH  THE  STATE
BOARD, PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF PERMITS TO PRACTICE TEACHING THAT ARE
LIMITED  AS  TO ELIGIBILITY, PRACTICE AND DURATION. UPON APPROVAL OF THE
COMMISSIONER, A PERSON HAVING SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS, AS DEFINED BY  THE
COMMISSIONER IN REGULATION, MAY BE ISSUED A LIMITED PERMIT AS A VISITING
LECTURER.
  2.  EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE PROVIDED IN THE REGULATIONS OF THE COMMISSION-
ER, A LIMITED PERMIT ISSUED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL BE LIMITED IN
DURATION TO ONE SCHOOL YEAR. A PERMIT  MAY  BE  RENEWED  TO  THE  EXTENT
PROVIDED IN THE REGULATIONS OF THE COMMISSIONER.
  3.  FEES.  THE  FEE  FOR  A  LIMITED PERMIT SHALL BE PRESCRIBED BY THE
COMMISSIONER BY REGULATION.
  S 8909. EXEMPT PERSONS. THE  FOLLOWING  PERSONS  UNDER  THE  FOLLOWING
LIMITATIONS  MAY PRACTICE TEACHING WITHIN THE STATE WITHOUT A LICENSE OR
LIMITED PERMIT ISSUED PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE.
  1. A STUDENT ENROLLED IN AN APPROVED TEACHER EDUCATION PROGRAM AS PART
OF A SUPERVISED PRACTICUM.
  2. A TEACHER OR TEACHING ASSISTANT  EMPLOYED  BY  A  NONPUBLIC  SCHOOL
INCLUDING A NONPUBLIC SCHOOL WHICH OPERATES A PROGRAM SERVING SCHOOL-AGE
AND PRE-SCHOOL CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES.
  S  8910.  SPECIAL PROVISIONS. 1. ANY PERSON WHO, ON THE EFFECTIVE DATE
OF THIS ARTICLE, HOLDS A PERMANENT CERTIFICATE  VALID  FOR  TEACHING  OR
PUPIL  PERSONNEL  SERVICE  BY  THE STATE OF NEW YORK PURSUANT TO SECTION
THREE THOUSAND FOUR OF THIS CHAPTER OR WAS LICENSED AS A TEACHER BY  THE
CITY  SCHOOL  DISTRICT  OF  THE  CITY OF BUFFALO OR NEW YORK, OR WHO WAS
OTHERWISE DEEMED CERTIFIED OR LICENSED AS A TEACHER BY ANY PROVISION  OF
LAW,  SHALL  BE  DEEMED PROFESSIONALLY LICENSED PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE
PROVIDED THAT ANY NEW REQUIREMENTS OR STANDARDS APPLICABLE TO THE  PRAC-
TICE  OF TEACHING SHALL APPLY TO SUCH PERSONS AT THE END OF THREE YEARS,
WHEN TRIENNIAL REGISTRATIONS MUST BE MAINTAINED.

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  2. ANY PERSON WHO, ON THE EFFECTIVE DATE  OF  THIS  ARTICLE,  HOLDS  A
PROVISIONAL  CERTIFICATE  AS  A  TEACHER  MAY  BE  ISSUED A PROFESSIONAL
LICENSE PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE UPON FULFILLMENT  OF  THE  REQUIREMENTS
FOR  PERMANENT CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE IN EFFECT WHEN THE PROVISIONAL
CERTIFICATE  WAS  ISSUED.  SUCH EXEMPTION SHALL LAPSE UPON EXPIRATION OF
THE TERM OR TIME VALIDITY OF THE PROVISIONAL CERTIFICATE.
  3. THE HOLDER OF SUCH A PERMANENT CERTIFICATE OR  PROVISIONAL  CERTIF-
ICATE  OR  LICENSE  SHALL  BE  DEEMED TO BE THE HOLDER OF A PROFESSIONAL
TEACHERS LICENSE FOR ALL PURPOSES UNDER THIS CHAPTER.
  4. THIS SPECIAL PROVISION SHALL EXTEND ONLY TO THE PRACTICE OF  TEACH-
ING  IN  THE  AREA  IN  WHICH  SUCH  PERSON  HOLDS SUCH CERTIFICATION OR
LICENSE.
  5. ANY PERSON WHO, ON THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS ARTICLE, POSSESSES  A
VALID  CONTINUING  CERTIFICATE  AS  A TEACHING ASSISTANT THAT WAS ISSUED
PURSUANT TO SECTION THREE THOUSAND FOUR OF THIS CHAPTER  AND  THE  REGU-
LATIONS  OF  THE COMMISSIONER OR A VALID LICENSE AS A TEACHING ASSISTANT
ISSUED BY THE CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT OF THE CITY OF  BUFFALO  OR  A  VALID
LICENSE  ISSUED  BY THE CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK FOR
THE TITLES OF TEACHER AIDES, EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANCE, EDUCATIONAL ASSOCI-
ATE, AUXILIARY  TRAINER,  BILINGUAL  PROFESSIONAL  ASSISTANT,  TEACHER'S
ASSISTANT  OR SUBSTITUTE VOCATIONAL ASSISTANT, SHALL BE DEEMED TO HOLD A
PERMANENT LICENSE AS A TEACHING ASSISTANT ISSUED PURSUANT TO THIS  ARTI-
CLE;  EXCEPT  THAT  ANY  NEW REQUIREMENTS OR STANDARDS APPLICABLE TO THE
PRACTICE OF TEACHING AS A TEACHING ASSISTANT SHALL APPLY TO SUCH PERSONS
AT THE END OF THREE YEARS WHEN TRIENNIAL  REGISTRATIONS  MUST  BE  MAIN-
TAINED.
  S  8911.  DISCIPLINARY PROCEDURES AND REMEDIES.  1. IN ADDITION TO THE
OFFENSES LISTED IN SECTION SIXTY-FIVE HUNDRED  NINE  OF  THIS  TITLE,  A
PROFESSIONAL  TEACHER OR LICENSED TEACHING ASSISTANT MAY BE FOUND GUILTY
OF GROSS PEDAGOGICAL INCOMPETENCY,  WHICH  SHALL  INCLUDE,  BUT  NOT  BE
LIMITED  TO,  LACK OF SUBSTANTIVE KNOWLEDGE OF THE SUBJECT MATTER IN THE
LICENSE AREA FOR WHICH A LICENSE HAS BEEN GRANTED, LACK OF SKILLS APPRO-
PRIATE TO TEACHING IN THE LICENSE AREA OR LACK OF  CONTINUED  COMPLIANCE
WITH ANY GROUND OR CONDITION FOR OBTAINING A LICENSE.
  2.  HEARINGS  ON COMPLAINTS OF GROSS PEDAGOGICAL INCOMPETENCY.  EXCEPT
AS OTHERWISE PROVIDED IN THIS SUBDIVISION, HEARINGS IN CONTESTED  DISCI-
PLINARY  PROCEEDINGS  IN  THE  TEACHING PROFESSION SHALL BE CONDUCTED IN
ACCORDANCE WITH SUBDIVISION THREE OF SECTION SIXTY-FIVE HUNDRED  TEN  OF
THIS TITLE.
  3. HEARING PANEL FOR COMPLAINTS OF GROSS PEDAGOGICAL INCOMPETENCY. FOR
COMPLAINTS  OF  GROSS  PEDAGOGICAL  INCOMPETENCY,  A  HEARING  SHALL  BE
CONDUCTED BEFORE A FIVE-MEMBER HEARING PANEL COMPOSED  OF  THREE  VOTING
MEMBERS OF THE STATE BOARD FOR TEACHING, AT LEAST ONE OF WHOM SHALL BE A
PUBLIC  REPRESENTATIVE,  AND  TWO  AUXILIARY  MEMBERS OF THE STATE BOARD
APPOINTED BY THE BOARD OF  REGENTS  PURSUANT  TO  SUBDIVISION  THREE  OF
SECTION  EIGHTY-NINE HUNDRED FOUR OF THIS ARTICLE. THE STATE BOARD SHALL
MAINTAIN LISTS OF AUXILIARY STATE BOARD MEMBERS COMPOSED  OF  PRACTICING
PROFESSIONAL TEACHERS IN EACH LICENSE AREA, AND A LIST COMPOSED OF PRAC-
TICING  LICENSED  TEACHING ASSISTANTS. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL APPOINT TO
EACH SUCH HEARING PANEL TWO AUXILIARY STATE BOARD MEMBERS FROM THE  LIST
WHICH  CORRESPONDS  TO  THE  LICENSE AREA OF THE LICENSEE WHO IS CHARGED
WITH GROSS PEDAGOGICAL INCOMPETENCY, PROVIDED THAT SUCH APPOINTMENTS MAY
BE MADE FROM THE LIST FOR ANY LICENSE AREA IN THE EVENT THAT THE  APPLI-
CABLE LIST IS EXHAUSTED.
  4. IN THE EVENT THAT THE BOARD OF REGENTS ISSUES AN ORDER REVOKING THE
LICENSE  OF A PROFESSIONAL TEACHER OR LICENSED TEACHING ASSISTANT, OR IN

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THE EVENT OF FAILURE TO MAINTAIN REGISTRATION PURSUANT TO SECTION EIGHT-
Y-NINE HUNDRED SIX OF THIS ARTICLE  THE  EMPLOYING  SCHOOL  DISTRICT  OR
BOARD SHALL BE AUTHORIZED TO SUSPEND SUCH INDIVIDUAL WITHOUT PAY PENDING
A  FINAL  DECISION  ON  JUDICIAL REVIEW OF SUCH ORDER; PROVIDED THAT IF,
UPON COMPLETION OF JUDICIAL REVIEW, THE ORDER REVOKING  THE  LICENSE  OR
DENYING  REGISTRATION  OF  THE PROFESSIONAL TEACHER OR LICENSED TEACHING
ASSISTANT IS ANNULLED AND  SUCH  LICENSE  IS  RESTORED  OR  REGISTRATION
GRANTED,  THE  LICENSEE  SHALL BE ENTITLED TO REINSTATEMENT AND FULL PAY
FOR ANY PERIOD OF SUSPENSION. IF, UPON COMPLETION  OF  JUDICIAL  REVIEW,
THE ORDER OF THE REGENTS REVOKING THE LICENSE OR DENYING REGISTRATION IS
SUSTAINED,  THE  TEACHER  OR  TEACHING ASSISTANT SHALL BE DEEMED TO HAVE
VACATED HIS OR HER POSITION OF EMPLOYMENT AS OF THE DATE  THE  REGISTRA-
TION EXPIRED OR AS OF THE DATE THE LICENSE IS SURRENDERED TO THE DEPART-
MENT  OR  FIVE  DAYS  AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF SERVICE OF THE REGENTS
ORDER, WHICHEVER IS EARLIER.
  S 8912. PENALTIES UPON CONVICTION OF  A  FELONY.  NOTWITHSTANDING  THE
PROVISIONS OF SECTION SIXTY-FIVE HUNDRED ELEVEN OF THIS TITLE, A TEACHER
OR TEACHING ASSISTANT CONVICTED OF A FELONY SHALL AUTOMATICALLY LOSE HIS
OR HER LICENSE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it shall have become a law.

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