assembly Bill A768

Includes bonus in the definition of wages for purposes of the labor law

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Summary

Includes bonus in the definition of wages for purposes of the labor law when the formula under which a bonus is determined is available to the employer or when the amount of a bonus has been declared; relates to the forfeit of wages.

Bill Details

Versions:
A768
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §190, add §193-a, Lab L
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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                   768

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. STECK -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Labor

AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation to  including  bonus  compen-
  sation in the definition of wages and forfeit of wages

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 190 of the labor law,  as  amended
by  chapter 328 of the laws of 1972, is amended and a new subdivision 10
is added to read as follows:
  1. "Wages" means the earnings of an employee  for  labor  or  services
rendered,  regardless of whether the amount of earnings is determined on
a time, piece, commission, BONUS, or other basis. The term "wages"  also
includes  benefits or wage supplements as defined in section one hundred
ninety-eight-c of this article, except for the purposes of sections  one
hundred ninety-one and one hundred ninety-two of this article.
  10.    "BONUS" CONSTITUTES WAGES AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS
SECTION, REGARDLESS OF THE SOURCE OF REVENUE, WHEN (A) THE FORMULA UNDER
WHICH A BONUS IS DETERMINED IS CERTAIN AND  ALL  THE  DATA  UTILIZED  IN
CALCULATING  THE AMOUNT OF A BONUS UNDER THE FORMULA IS AVAILABLE TO THE
EMPLOYER OR (B) WHEN THE AMOUNT OF A BONUS  HAS  BEEN  DECLARED  BY  THE
EMPLOYER.
  S 2. The labor law is amended by adding a new section 193-a to read as
follows:
  S  193-A.  WAGES NON-FORFEITABLE. ALL WAGES COVERED UNDER THIS ARTICLE
SHALL BE NON-FORFEITABLE ONCE THE AMOUNT OF THE WAGE  IS  KNOWN  OR  CAN
WITH REASONABLE CERTAINTY BE KNOWN.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.


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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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assembly Bill A755

Relates to coverage for prenatal vitamins

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Requires certain health and casualty insurers to provide coverage for prenatal vitamins.

Bill Details

Versions:
A755
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3216, 3221 & 4303, Ins L
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                                   755

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. GUNTHER, JAFFEE, ROBINSON, PERRY, TITUS, ROZIC,
  SIMOTAS, WALTER -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.  HIKIND,  LUPINACCI,
  MILLER,  MOSLEY,  RIVERA,  TITONE, WRIGHT -- read once and referred to
  the Committee on Insurance

AN ACT to amend the insurance law, in relation to coverage for  prenatal
  vitamins

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

  Section 1. Subsection (i) of section 3216  of  the  insurance  law  is
amended by adding a new paragraph 10-a to read as follows:
  (10-A)(A)  EVERY POLICY WHICH PROVIDES COVERAGE FOR PRESCRIPTION DRUGS
SHALL PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR PRENATAL VITAMINS WHEN PRESCRIBED OR  ORDERED
BY  A  HEALTH  CARE PROVIDER LEGALLY AUTHORIZED TO PRESCRIBE UNDER TITLE
EIGHT OF THE EDUCATION LAW.
  (B) SUCH COVERAGE MAY BE SUBJECT TO ANNUAL DEDUCTIBLES AND COINSURANCE
AS MAY BE DEEMED APPROPRIATE BY THE SUPERINTENDENT AND AS ARE CONSISTENT
WITH THOSE ESTABLISHED FOR OTHER BENEFITS WITHIN A GIVEN POLICY.
  S 2. Subsection (k) of section 3221 of the insurance law is amended by
adding a new paragraph 5-a to read as follows:
  (5-A)(A) EVERY GROUP OR BLANKET POLICY  WHICH  PROVIDES  COVERAGE  FOR
PRESCRIPTION  DRUGS  SHALL  PROVIDE  COVERAGE FOR PRENATAL VITAMINS WHEN
PRESCRIBED OR ORDERED BY A HEALTH CARE PROVIDER  LEGALLY  AUTHORIZED  TO
PRESCRIBE UNDER TITLE EIGHT OF THE EDUCATION LAW.
  (B)  SUCH  COVERAGE  MAY  BE SUBJECT TO ANNUAL DEDUCTIBLES AND COINSU-
RANCE, AS MAY BE DEEMED APPROPRIATE BY THE  SUPERINTENDENT  AND  AS  ARE
CONSISTENT  WITH  THOSE  ESTABLISHED  FOR  OTHER BENEFITS WITHIN A GIVEN
POLICY.
  S 3. Section 4303 of the insurance law is  amended  by  adding  a  new
subsection (c-1) to read as follows:
  (C-1)(1)  EVERY  CONTRACT  ISSUED  BY  A  CORPORATION  SUBJECT  TO THE
PROVISIONS OF THIS ARTICLE  WHICH  PROVIDES  COVERAGE  FOR  PRESCRIPTION

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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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DRUGS  SHALL  PROVIDE  COVERAGE FOR PRENATAL VITAMINS WHEN PRESCRIBED OR
ORDERED BY A HEALTH CARE PROVIDER LEGALLY AUTHORIZED TO PRESCRIBE  UNDER
TITLE EIGHT OF THE EDUCATION LAW.
  (2) SUCH COVERAGE MAY BE SUBJECT TO ANNUAL DEDUCTIBLES AND COINSURANCE
AS MAY BE DEEMED APPROPRIATE BY THE SUPERINTENDENT AND AS ARE CONSISTENT
WITH THOSE ESTABLISHED FOR OTHER BENEFITS WITHIN A GIVEN CONTRACT.
  S  4. This act shall take effect on the first of January next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a  law  and  shall  apply  to
policies issued, reissued, renewed, modified or amended on or after such
date.

assembly Bill A766

Relates to void and voidable claims

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Relates to void and voidable claims.

Bill Details

Versions:
A766
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§104-a & 104-b, RWB L
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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                   766

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. MILLER -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Racing and Wagering

AN  ACT  to  amend the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law, in
  relation to void and voidable claims

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

  Section  1.  The  racing,  pari-mutuel  wagering  and  breeding law is
amended by adding a new section 104-a to read as follows:
  S 104-A.  VOID CLAIMS. A CLAIM FOR A HORSE IN A THOROUGHBRED  CLAIMING
RACE  SHALL  BE VOID FOR ANY HORSE THAT DIES DURING A RACE OR IS EUTHAN-
IZED ON THE TRACK FOLLOWING A RACE.
  S 2. The racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law is  amended  by
adding a new section 104-b to read as follows:
  S  104-B. VOIDABLE CLAIM. A CLAIM FOR A HORSE IN A THOROUGHBRED CLAIM-
ING RACE IS VOIDABLE AT THE DISCRETION OF THE NEW OWNER, FOR A PERIOD OF
ONE HOUR AFTER THE RACE IS MADE OFFICIAL, FOR ANY HORSE THAT  IS  VANNED
OFF THE TRACK AFTER THE RACE.
  S  3.  The New York state gaming commission shall prescribe such regu-
lations as are necessary to carry out the provisions of this act.
  S 4. This act shall take effect immediately.




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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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assembly Bill A750

Prohibits publicly owned treatment works from accepting wastewater associated with the exploration, delineation, development, or production of natural gas

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Prohibits publicly owned treatment works from accepting wastewater associated with the exploration, delineation, development, or production of natural gas from high-volume hydraulic fracturing; provides exceptions.

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Versions:
A750
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Services
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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                   750

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. ROSENTHAL -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. LUPI-
  NACCI  --  read  once  and  referred to the Committee on Environmental
  Conservation

AN ACT relating to wastewater treatment; and providing for the repeal of
  such provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section  1. Notwithstanding any contrary provision of law, no publicly
owned treatment works shall accept wastewater associated with the explo-
ration, delineation, development, or production  of  natural  gas  where
high-volume hydraulic fracturing is utilized.
  S 2.  A publicly owned treatment works may appeal to the department of
environmental  conservation  division  of  water  for  an exemption from
section one of this act if it can meet a standard  of  performance  that
shall  permit  no  discharge  of  pollutants,  or if not feasible, shall
reflect the greatest degree of  effluent  reduction  achievable  through
application of the best available demonstrated control technology, proc-
esses, operating methods, or other alternatives.
  S  3.  For purposes of this act, "High-volume hydraulic fracturing" or
"(HVHF)" means hydraulic fracturing for  natural  gas  extraction  using
greater  than 300,000 gallons of water regardless of whether the well is
vertical, directional or horizontal.
  S 4. This act shall take effect immediately and shall  expire  and  be
deemed repealed three years after such date.



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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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assembly Bill A756

Authorizes the commissioner of labor to promulgate any rules and regulations governing the A-weighted sound level of the operations of coin and paper counting devices

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Authorizes the commissioner of labor to promulgate any rules and regulations governing A-weighted sound level of the operations of coin and paper counting devices that such commissioner finds necessary for the protection of the lives, health and safety of employees and of persons lawfully using such machines.

Bill Details

Versions:
A756
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add §202-m, Lab L
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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                   756

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. CAHILL -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Labor

AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation to placing noise restrictions
  on coin and paper counting devices

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

  Section 1. The labor law is amended by adding a new section  202-m  to
read as follows:
  S  202-M.  COIN  AND  PAPER COUNTING DEVICES. 1.  THE COMMISSIONER MAY
PROMULGATE SUCH RULES AND REGULATIONS  GOVERNING  THE  A-WEIGHTED  SOUND
LEVEL  OF  THE  OPERATIONS OF COIN AND PAPER COUNTING DEVICES THAT HE OR
SHE FINDS NECESSARY FOR THE PROTECTION OF THE LIVES, HEALTH, AND  SAFETY
OF EMPLOYEES AND OF PERSONS LAWFULLY USING SUCH MACHINES.
  2. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:
  (A)  "COIN  AND PAPER COUNTING DEVICES" SHALL MEAN A MACHINE THAT USES
MECHANICAL AND/OR ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS TO COUNT MONEY.
  (B) "A-WEIGHTED SOUND LEVEL" SHALL MEAN THE SOUND PRESSURE LEVEL MEAS-
URED BY THE USE OF AN INSTRUMENT WITH THE METERING  CHARACTERISTICS  AND
A-WEIGHTING  FREQUENCY  RESPONSE  PRESCRIBED BY SOUND LEVEL METERS USING
THE IMPULSE RESPONSE MODE.
  (C) "SOUND PRESSURE LEVEL" SHALL MEAN TWENTY TIMES  THE  LOGARITHM  TO
THE  BASE  TEN OF THE RATIO OF THE ROOT MEAN SQUARED PRESSURE OF A SOUND
TO A REFERENCE PRESSURE OF TWENTY MICROPASCALS. THE UNIT APPLIED TO THIS
MEASURE SHALL BE THE DECIBEL (DB).
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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J38

Congratulating the Union Springs/Port Byron High School Boys Soccer Team and Coach Jim Hodges upon the occasion of capturing the 201...

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Resolution Details

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J38
Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

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J38


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating the Union Springs/Port Byron High
School Boys Soccer Team and Coach Jim Hodges upon the occasion of
capturing the 2014 New York State Class B Section IV Championship

WHEREAS, Excellence and success in competitive sports can be achieved
only through strenuous practice, team play and team spirit, nurtured by
dedicated coaching and strategic planning; and
WHEREAS, Athletic competition enhances the moral and physical develop-
ment of the young people of this State, preparing them for the future by
instilling in them the value of teamwork, encouraging a standard of
healthy living, imparting a desire for success and developing a sense of
fair play and competition; and
WHEREAS, The Union Springs/Port Byron High School Boys Soccer Team
captured the 2014 New York State Class B Section IV Championship with an
exciting 2-1 victory over Oneonta on Saturday, November 1, 2014, at
Wright Soccer Campus, Oneonta, New York; and
WHEREAS, The Union Springs/Port Byron Wolves finished their season in
sensational fashion, winning 11 out of their final 14 games to achieve
their first section title in 31 years and a place in the Class B State
Semifinals; and
WHEREAS, The athletic talent displayed by this team is due in great
part to the efforts of Coach Jim Hodges, a skilled and inspirational
tutor, respected for his ability to develop potential into excellence;
and
WHEREAS, The team's overall record is outstanding, and the team
members were loyally and enthusiastically supported by family, fans,
friends and the community at large; and
WHEREAS, The hallmarks of the Union Springs/Port Byron High School
Soccer Team, from the opening game of the season to participation in the
championship, were a brotherhood of athletic ability, of good sportsman-
ship, of honor and of scholarship, demonstrating that these team players
are second to none; and
WHEREAS, Athletically and academically, the team members have proven
themselves to be an unbeatable combination of talents, reflecting favor-
ably on their school; and
WHEREAS, Coach Jim Hodges has done a superb job in guiding, molding
and inspiring the team members toward their goals; and
WHEREAS, Sports competition instills the values of teamwork, pride and
accomplishment, and Coach Jim Hodges and these outstanding athletes have
clearly made a contribution to the spirit of excellence which is a
tradition of their school; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate the Union Springs/Port Byron High School Boys Soccer Team
and Coach Jim Hodges on their outstanding season and overall team
record; and be it further
RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the Union Springs/Port Byron High School Boys Soccer Team and
Coach Jim Hodges.

assembly Bill A688

Relates to refunds for unused portion of motor vehicle registration period; repealer

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Provides for partial refunding of motor vehicle registration fees where the whole registration period is not used, the plates and sticker are surrendered and proper application is made.

Bill Details

Versions:
A688
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§420 & 428, rpld & add §428 sub 2, 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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                                   688

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. GANTT, CAHILL, JAFFEE -- read once and referred
  to the Committee on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to  refunds  of
  registration  fees and to repeal certain provisions of such law relat-
  ing thereto

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  2  of section 420 of the vehicle and traffic
law, as amended by section 2 of part G of chapter  59  of  the  laws  of
2009, is amended to read as follows:
  2. Such seller or owner may, however, register another vehicle and use
said  number plates thereon, if appropriate, upon making application for
such registration, paying a transfer fee of ten dollars, and paying  the
proportional  excess,  if  any[, of the]. THE annual fee for registering
the second vehicle [over] SHALL BE INCREASED OR REDUCED  PROPORTIONATELY
ON  A  MONTHLY COMPUTATION BASIS FROM the annual fee for registering the
first vehicle for each day or fraction thereof  constituting  the  unex-
pired registration period AND ANY SURPLUS SHALL BE PARTIALLY REFUNDED IF
THE  FULL  REGISTRATION  FEE  IS NOT USED.   If the number plates of the
first vehicle are not appropriate for the second  vehicle,  the  commis-
sioner  or  his  or  her  agent shall, upon the surrender of such number
plates, furnish appropriate number plates.
  S 2.  Subdivision 1 of section 428 of the vehicle and traffic law,  as
amended  by  chapter  515  of  the  laws  of 1982, is amended to read as
follows:
  1.   Any fee  paid  for  the  registration  of  a  vehicle  under  the
provisions  of  this  chapter  shall  be  refunded,  less the sum of one
dollar, provided that the commissioner and  the  state  comptroller  are
satisfied  that  [the  registration  has  not  been used and] the number
plates and sticker have been surrendered to the commissioner [within two
months after the date the fee was paid or the beginning of the registra-

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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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tion period for which  the  registration  was  issued,  whichever  comes
later]  and  application  therefor is filed with the commissioner within
the period of validity for which such registration was issued.
  S  3.  Subdivision  2 of section 428 of the vehicle and traffic law is
REPEALED and a new subdivision 2 is added to read as follows:
  2. ANY FEE PAID FOR THE REGISTRATION OF  A  MOTOR  VEHICLE  UNDER  THE
PROVISIONS  OF  THIS  CHAPTER  SHALL  BE  PARTIALLY REFUNDED IF THE FULL
REGISTRATION PERIOD IS NOT USED AND IF SUCH REGISTRATION IS  NOT  TRANS-
FERRED  TO  ANOTHER  MOTOR  VEHICLE, AND THE NUMBER PLATES OR THE PLATES
ISSUED FOR A VEHICLE REGISTERED UNDER THIS CHAPTER  ARE  SURRENDERED  TO
THE  COMMISSIONER. THE AMOUNT OF SUCH REFUND SHALL BE COMPUTED BY APPOR-
TIONING THE REGISTRATION FEE FOR REGISTERING THE MOTOR  VEHICLE  BETWEEN
THE  NUMBER  OF  MONTHS FOR WHICH THE REGISTRATION FEE WAS PAID WITH THE
NUMBER OF MONTHS REMAINING AT THE TIME  THE  PLATES  WERE  DESTROYED  OR
SURRENDERED, LESS THE SUM OF ONE DOLLAR.
  S  4. This act shall take effect on the first of April next succeeding
the date on which it shall have become a law.

assembly Bill A687

Requires organizations that take in rescued companion animals to examine them for identifying information including microchips

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Requires organizations that take in rescued companion animals to examine them for identifying information including microchips and to contact the owner.

Bill Details

Versions:
A687
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Add §356-a, Ag & Mkts L
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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                   687

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ROSENTHAL  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Agriculture

AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to  rescued
  companion animals

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

  Section 1.  The agriculture and markets law is amended by adding a new
section 356-a to read as follows:
  S 356-A. EXAMINATION OF RESCUED COMPANION ANIMALS. 1. ANY ORGANIZATION
THAT RECEIVES RESCUED, SEIZED, CAPTURED OR IMPOUNDED COMPANION  ANIMALS,
SUCH  AS  ANY  RESCUE  GROUP,  VETERINARIAN, LABORATORY, POUND, SHELTER,
SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS, ANIMAL  CONTROL  OFFI-
CER, PEACE OFFICER, AND INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO SHELTERS OR POUNDS
ESTABLISHED  OR  CONTRACTED PURSUANT TO SECTION ONE HUNDRED NINE OF THIS
CHAPTER, SHALL EXAMINE EVERY SUCH COMPANION  ANIMAL  WITHIN  TWENTY-FOUR
HOURS OF THE INTAKE OF SUCH ANIMAL.
  2. SUCH ORGANIZATION SHALL EXAMINE THE COMPANION ANIMAL FOR:
  (A) IDENTIFYING MARKS INCLUDING, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, TATTOOS;
  (B) IDENTIFICATION TAGS;
  (C) IDENTIFYING MICROCHIPS; AND
  (D) RABIES LICENSE TAGS.
  3.  (A)  REGISTERED OWNERS, CARETAKERS OR AGENTS SHALL BE CONTACTED AS
SOON AS REASONABLY POSSIBLE, BY ANY METHOD AVAILABLE FROM SUCH IDENTIFY-
ING INFORMATION, AND ALERTED THAT SUCH ANIMAL HAS BEEN TAKEN IN  AND  IS
AVAILABLE FOR REDEMPTION.
  (B) IF LISTED OWNERS, CARETAKERS OR AGENTS CANNOT BE LOCATED OR REFUSE
TO RECLAIM POSSESSION OF SUCH COMPANION ANIMAL, SECONDARY CONTACTS LIST-
ED SHALL BE CONTACTED AS SOON AS REASONABLY POSSIBLE.
  4.  (A)  ANY PERSON OR ORGANIZATION, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY
SHELTER, VETERINARIAN OR ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER THAT CONTACTS THE REGIS-
TERED OWNER, CARETAKER OR AGENT OF ANY COMPANION ANIMAL IN GOOD FAITH IS

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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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A. 687                              2

IMMUNE FROM CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LIABILITY, EXCEPT FOR WILLFUL AND  WANTON
MISCONDUCT.
  (B) THIS SUBDIVISION DOES NOT PRECLUDE CIVIL OR CRIMINAL LIABILITY FOR
ACTS  NOT  DIRECTLY  RELATED  TO  ATTEMPTS TO CONTACT REGISTERED OWNERS,
CARETAKERS OR AGENTS.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it shall have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition,  amend-
ment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implemen-
tation  of this act on its effective date is authorized to be made on or
before such date.

assembly Bill A686

Relates to the care and collection of animals on vacant property

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Summary

Relates to the care and collection of abandoned animals on vacant property; requires notification to the appropriate authorities by anyone authorized to be on vacant land where such person finds an animal which based on its physical appearance or lack of available food or water appears abandoned, within six hours of an encounter.

Bill Details

Versions:
A686
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §373, Ag & Mkts L
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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                   686

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ROSENTHAL,  MILLER,  MOSLEY -- read once and
  referred to the Committee on Judiciary

AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to the care
  and collection of animals on vacant property

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

  Section  1.  Section 373 of the agriculture and markets law is amended
by adding a new subdivision 2-a to read as follows:
  2-A. A. NOTWITHSTANDING SECTIONS THIRTEEN HUNDRED SEVEN  AND  NINETEEN
HUNDRED  SEVENTY-ONE OF THE REAL PROPERTY ACTIONS AND PROCEEDINGS LAW OR
ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, ANY PERSON OR ENTITY WHO  IS
AUTHORIZED  TO  BE  ON  PROPERTY THAT HAS BEEN VACATED AS A RESULT OF AN
EVICTION, PROPERTY FORECLOSURE, FORFEITURE OR  DEFAULT  ON  A  MORTGAGE,
TRUST  DEED  OR  LAND  SALES  CONTRACT, OR ABANDONMENT WHO ENCOUNTERS AN
ANIMAL WHICH BASED ON ITS PHYSICAL APPEARANCE OR LACK OF AVAILABLE  FOOD
OR  WATER  APPEARS  ABANDONED  ON  SUCH PROPERTY SHALL PROMPTLY, BUT NOT
LATER THAN SIX HOURS AFTER SUCH ENCOUNTER, NOTIFY THE DOG CONTROL  OFFI-
CER,  THE POLICE, OR AGENT OR OFFICER OF A DULY INCORPORATED SOCIETY FOR
THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO  ANIMALS  ABOUT  SUCH  ENCOUNTER,  FOR  THE
PURPOSE  OF  PROMPTLY  RETRIEVING  OR  PROVIDING NECESSARY CARE FOR SUCH
ANIMAL AT THE PROPERTY  UNTIL  THE  ANIMAL  CAN  BE  RETRIEVED.  ANIMALS
REMOVED  FROM  THE  PREMISES  SHALL BE PLACED IN THE CUSTODY OF A POUND,
DULY INCORPORATED SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS, DULY
INCORPORATED HUMANE SOCIETY,  OR  DULY  INCORPORATED  ANIMAL  PROTECTIVE
ASSOCIATION  AND  CARED  FOR  IN  ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THIS
SECTION, SECTION THREE HUNDRED SEVENTY-FOUR OF THIS ARTICLE, SECTION ONE
HUNDRED SEVENTEEN OF THIS CHAPTER, AND ALL  OTHER  LAWS  AND  ORDINANCES
THAT  GOVERN THE HUMANE TREATMENT OF ANIMALS. FAILURE TO PROVIDE NOTIFI-
CATION AS PROVIDED FOR IN THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL BE A VIOLATION.
  B. NOTHING IN THIS SECTION SHALL BE CONSTRUED TO LIMIT OR RESTRICT  IN
ANY WAY AGENTS OR OFFICERS OF SOCIETIES FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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A. 686                              2

ANIMALS  OR  THE POLICE FROM ENFORCING PROVISIONS OF THIS ARTICLE OR ANY
OTHER LAW RELATING TO ABANDONMENT OF ANIMALS OR THE  INHUMANE  TREATMENT
OF OR CRUELTY TO ANIMALS.
  S  2.  This  act  shall take effect on the sixtieth day after it shall
have become a law.

assembly Bill A685

Requires the NYC transportation authority to promulgate rules and regulations providing for certain means of transportation to be utilized for paratransit services

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Requires the chairman of NYC transportation authority to promulgate rules and regulations providing for certain means of transportation to be utilized at the request of paratransit-eligible persons.

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

                                   685

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. MILLER -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions

AN ACT in relation to requiring the chairman of the New York city trans-
  portation  authority to promulgate rules and regulations providing for
  certain means of transportation to be utilized at the request of para-
  transit-eligible persons

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

  Section  1. The chairman of the New York city transportation authority
shall promulgate rules and regulations providing for the use of specific
vehicles upon the request of  a  paratransit-eligible  person  utilizing
paratransit  services  of  the authority, provided, however, such person
shall submit to the chairman, written medical proof provided by a physi-
cian licensed pursuant to article 131 of the education law,  on  a  form
provided  by  the authority, that such vehicle is medically necessary to
transport such person.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the sixtieth  day  after  it  shall
have become a law.





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