assembly Bill A10300A

Vetoed By Governor
2009-2010 Legislative Session

Relates to exempting qualified religious organizations from fees associated with permits required to display fireworks

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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 01, 2010 vetoed memo.6826
Sep 20, 2010 delivered to governor
Jun 16, 2010 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.191
substituted for a10300a
Jun 16, 2010 substituted by s7448a
rules report cal.191
reported
Jun 08, 2010 reported referred to rules
Jun 02, 2010 print number 10300a
Jun 02, 2010 amend (t) and recommit to codes
Mar 17, 2010 referred to codes

A10300 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7448
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §405.00, Pen L

A10300 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to exempting qualified religious organizations from fees associated with permits required to display fireworks.

A10300 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

A10300 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  10300

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 17, 2010
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. LAVINE -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Codes

AN  ACT  to  amend the penal law, in relation to the definition of fire-
  works

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of  section  270.00  of the penal law, as
amended by chapter 180 of the laws  of  1997,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  1.    Definition  of  "fireworks"  and "dangerous fireworks". The term
"fireworks," as used in this section, is defined and declared to be  and
to include any blank cartridge, blank cartridge pistol, or toy cannon in
which  explosives are used, firecrackers, sparklers or other combustible
or explosive of like construction, or  any  preparation  containing  any
explosive or inflammable compound or any tablets or other device common-
ly  used and sold as fireworks containing nitrates, chlorates, oxalates,
sulphides of lead, barium, antimony, arsenic,  mercury,  nitroglycerine,
phosphorus  or  any  compound  containing  any  of  the  same  or  other
explosives, or any substance or combination of  substances,  or  article
prepared  for the purpose of producing a visible or an audible effect by
combustion, explosion,  deflagration  or  detonation,  or  other  device
containing  any  explosive  substance and the term "dangerous fireworks"
means any fireworks capable of causing serious physical injury and which
are: firecrackers containing more than fifty milligrams of any explosive
substance, torpedoes, skyrockets and rockets including all devices which
employ any combustible or explosive substance and which rise in the  air
during  discharge,  Roman candles, bombs, sparklers more than ten inches
in length or one-fourth of one inch in diameter,  or  chasers  including
all  devices which dart or travel about the surface of the ground during
discharge.  "Fireworks" and "dangerous fireworks" shall not be deemed to
include (1) flares of the type used by railroads or any  warning  lights
commonly  known  as  red  flares,  or  marine distress signals of a type
approved by the United States coast guard or (2) toy pistols, toy canes,
toy guns or other devices in which  paper  caps  containing  twenty-five

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

A10300A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7448
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §405.00, Pen L

A10300A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to exempting qualified religious organizations from fees associated with permits required to display fireworks.

A10300A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                10300--A

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 17, 2010
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. LAVINE -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on  Codes  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to exempting qualified  reli-
  gious  organizations  from  fees  associated  with permits required to
  display fireworks

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 5 of section 405.00 of the penal law is amended
to read as follows:
  5.  Local  ordinances [superseded]. All local ordinances regulating or
prohibiting the display  of  fireworks  are  hereby  superseded  by  the
provisions  of  this section. Every city, town or village shall have the
power to enact ordinances or local laws [regulating]: (1) REGULATING  or
prohibiting  the  use, or the storage, transportation or sale for use of
fireworks in the preparation for or in connection with television broad-
casts; AND (2) PROVIDING AN EXEMPTION FROM PAYMENT OF  ANY  FEES  FOR  A
PERMIT  TO DISPLAY FIREWORKS ON PREMISES USED AND OWNED OR OPERATED BY A
RELIGIOUS INSTITUTION, RELIGIOUS CORPORATION  OR  ASSOCIATION  ORGANIZED
AND  OPERATED  EXCLUSIVELY  FOR  RELIGIOUS PURPOSES THAT IS QUALIFIED AS
EXEMPT  PURSUANT  TO  UNITED  STATES  INTERNAL  REVENUE   CODE   SECTION
501(C)(3).
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD16464-02-0

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