Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 06, 2010
referred to finance
|Mar 04, 2009
referred to finance
Senate Bill S2854
2009-2010 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2009-S2854 (ACTIVE) - Details
2009-S2854 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S2854 TITLE OF BILL : An act to create a temporary state commission to study and make recommendations concerning the incidence of asthma in the borough of the Bronx in New York city PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL : To create a state commission to study the incidence of asthma in Bronx County, the county with the highest incidence of asthma in the state of New York. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS : Section 1 creates a temporary state commission to study the incidence of asthma in Bronx county. Section 2 requires the commission to consist of 11 members: 5 appointed by the Governor with two from the Departments of Health and Environmental Conservation; 2 members appointed by the temporary president of the senate and one by the minority leader; and, two appointed by the speaker of the assembly and one by the minority leader. All members of the commission must be residents of the city of New York, expect for the two appointees from DOH and DEC. Section 3 states there is no compensation for membership on the commission, but members are allowed actual and necessary expenses for
2009-S2854 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ S. 2854 A. 6462 2009-2010 Regular Sessions S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y March 4, 2009 ___________ IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. SERRANO -- read twice and ordered print- ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. GREENE, BENEDETTO, BENJAMIN, CASTRO, CLARK, DIAZ, DINOWITZ, EDDINGTON, ESPAILLAT, HEASTIE, JACOBS, JAFFEE, MAYERSOHN -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. PHEFFER, RUSSELL, WEISENBERG -- read once and referred to the Committee on Health AN ACT to create a temporary state commission to study and make recom- mendations concerning the incidence of asthma in the borough of the Bronx in New York city THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. A temporary state commission is hereby created to study and make recommendations relating to the incidence of asthma in the borough of the Bronx in New York, which has the highest incidence of asthma in the state. The commission will place particular emphasis on youth in communities with an unemployment rate exceeding one hundred twenty-five percent of the statewide level. S 2. The commission shall consist of eleven members to be appointed as follows: five shall be appointed by the governor; two shall be appointed by the temporary president of the senate and one by the minority leader of the senate; and two shall be appointed by the speaker of the assembly and one by the minority leader of the assembly. The members of the commission shall serve at the pleasure of the official making the appointment of such member. Of the five members appointed by the gover- nor, one shall be from the department of health and one shall be from the department of environmental conservation. The remaining nine members of the commission must reside in a city with a population of one million or more. Vacancies in the membership of the commission shall be filled in the manner provided for original appointments. Membership on the commission shall not constitute a public office. A chairperson and vice- EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD09797-02-9
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