|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 13, 2010||referred to governmental operations|
assembly Bill A9543
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
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A9543 (ACTIVE) - Details
A9543 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Provides bicycle access to public office buildings for state employees, contractors and visitors; requires the commissioner of general services to make an inventory of all existing bicycle parking and storage facilities at all state office buildings and office buildings in which the state leases or occupies space.
A9543 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:A9543 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public buildings law, in relation to bicycle access to public office buildings PURPOSE: To encourage the use of bicycles by establishing a program for the provision and promotion of safe and secure bicycle parking and storage facilities at state office buildings. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends section 11 of the public buildings law to expand on the existing bicycle parking pilot program at state office buildings in Albany, New York. Subdivision 1 recognizes the role in which bicycles can serve as valu- able transportation mode with energy conservation, health, physical fitness, and environmental benefits and declares it the official policy of the state to provide for adequate and safe bicycle facilities, including the use of present facilities for safe and secure bicycle parking and storage, be included in the planning, development, construction or re-construction of all state facilities. Subdivision 2 clarifies the role of the commissioner of general services in undertaking a program for the provision and promotion of safe and secure bicycle parking facilities at state office buildings for state
A9543 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 9543 I N A S S E M B L Y January 13, 2010 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. WEISENBERG -- read once and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations AN ACT to amend the public buildings law, in relation to bicycle access to public office buildings THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 11 of the public buildings law, as added by chapter 819 of the laws of 1987 and subdivision 2 as amended by chapter 126 of the laws of 1988, is amended to read as follows: S 11. Pilot program of bicycle parking facilities. 1. Legislative finding. In recognition of the role which bicycles can serve as a valu- able transportation mode with energy conservation, health, PHYSICAL FITNESS and environmental benefits, it is hereby declared to be the policy of the state that provision for adequate and safe bicycle facili- ties including the use of present facilities for safe and secure bicycle parking AND STORAGE be included in the planning [and], development, CONSTRUCTION OR RECONSTRUCTION of all state facilities. 2. (a) The commissioner of general services shall undertake a [pilot] program for THE provision and promotion of safe and secure bicycle park- ing facilities at state office buildings FOR STATE EMPLOYEES AND VISI- TORS AT SUCH BUILDINGS. The commissioner[, within one year of the enact- ment of this section,] OF GENERAL SERVICES shall provide, at the principal office buildings under his OR HER superintendence at the Nelson A. Rockefeller Empire State Plaza in Albany, New York, secure bicycle parking facilities for use by employees and visitors. PROVIDED, FURTHER, THAT THE COMMISSIONER OF GENERAL SERVICES SHALL MAKE AN INVEN- TORY OF ALL EXISTING BICYCLE PARKING AND STORAGE FACILITIES AT ALL STATE OFFICE BUILDINGS AND OFFICE BUILDINGS IN WHICH THE STATE LEASES OR OCCU- PIES SPACE. SUCH INVENTORY SHALL BE MADE ONLY OF STATE OWNED OR LEASED BUILDINGS OR OFFICES WHICH HAVE OVER THIRTY STATE EMPLOYEES LOCATED AT SUCH SITE OR IN WHICH THE VISITATION RATE BY THE GENERAL PUBLIC IS OVER FIVE HUNDRED VISITORS, ON AVERAGE, EACH MONTH. SUCH INVENTORY OF BICYCLE PARKING AND STORAGE FACILITIES SHALL BE COMPLETED WITHIN ONE YEAR OF THE EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD14690-03-9
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