senate Bill S6149

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Provides bicycle access to public office buildings

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 16, 2010 reported and committed to finance
Jan 06, 2010 referred to investigations and government operations
Aug 31, 2009 referred to rules

Votes

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Mar 16, 2010 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

S6149
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2
committee
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Aye
2
Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
0
Excused
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Abstained
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Investigations and Government Operations Committee Vote: Mar 16, 2010

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aye wr (1)

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S6149 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9543
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Public Buildings Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง11, Pub Bldg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S625, A5243
2013-2014: S2265, A5304
2015-2016: S1942, A6830, A7306
2017-2018: S4300, A6688
2019-2020: A6825

S6149 (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.

S6149 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6149 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6149

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             August 31, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  KLEIN  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

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

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14690-03-9

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