senate Bill S7448

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 10, 2010 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 03, 2010 amended on third reading (t) 7448a
May 26, 2010 advanced to third reading
May 25, 2010 2nd report cal.
May 24, 2010 1st report cal.618
Apr 12, 2010 referred to codes

S7448 - Details

Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §405.00, Pen L

S7448 - Summary

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

S7448 - Sponsor Memo

S7448 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7448

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 12, 2010
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  C. JOHNSON  -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed 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.

S7448A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §405.00, Pen L

S7448A (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S7448A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7448A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7448--A
    Cal. No. 618

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 12, 2010
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  C. JOHNSON  -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Codes  --  reported
  favorably  from  said  committee,  ordered to first and second report,
  ordered to a third reading, amended and ordered  reprinted,  retaining
  its place in the order of third reading

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.
                                                           LBD16464-03-0

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