senate Bill S2854

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Creates a temporary state commission concerning the incidence of asthma in the Bronx

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2010 referred to finance
Mar 04, 2009 referred to finance


S2854 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2344, A267
2013-2014: S1035
2015-2016: S1162
2017-2018: S3105
2019-2020: S1557
2021-2022: S1363
2023-2024: S721

S2854 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates a temporary state commission to study and make recommendations concerning the incidence of asthma in the borough of the Bronx in New York city.

S2854 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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,
  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


  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.


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