|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 09, 2012||to attorney-general for opinion|
|Jan 04, 2012||referred to judiciary|
|Apr 27, 2011||opinion referred to judiciary|
|Jan 14, 2011||to attorney-general for opinion|
|Jan 07, 2011||referred to judiciary|
senate Bill S1499
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1499 - Details
- Law Section:
- Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
- Laws Affected:
- Amd Art 14 §1, Constn
- Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S1499 - Summary
Directs the department of environmental conservation, and any successor agency thereto, to establish a reasonable number of forest preserve management areas upon state lands, acquired on or after the effective date of this amendment to the constitution, which are made a part of the state forest preserve; authorizes the cutting, sale and removal of timber on such lands, and the use of motorized equipment for such purposes.
S1499 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1499 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to the operation of motor vehicles with a display device PURPOSE: The purpose of this bill is to prevent distracted driving by prohibiting the viewing of pre-recorded video signals while operating a motor vehicle. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: This bill would prohibit any person from operating a motor vehicle in which a video monitor displaying pre-recorded video signals is within the view of the operator of such a vehicle. These provisions shall not apply to the video monitor of any global positioning or navigational system. JUSTIFICATION: This bill seeks to address the use and abuse of technology while driving on the road. Today's automobile manufacturers are installing video monitors within vehicles for a variety of reasons. Many such monitors are human aid tools, which assist the driver such as global positioning or navigational systems. However, many people also have devices such as DVD or VHS players
S1499 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1499 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 7, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sen. LITTLE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY proposing an amendment to section 1 of article 14 of the constitution, in relation to the management and use of the lands of the state forest preserve Section 1. Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That section 1 of arti- cle 14 of the constitution be amended to read as follows: Section 1. The lands of the state, now owned or hereafter acquired, constituting the forest preserve as now fixed by law, shall be forever kept as wild forest lands. They shall not be leased, sold or exchanged, or be taken by any corporation, public or private, nor shall the timber thereon be sold, removed or destroyed. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY INCONSISTENT PROVISION OF THIS SECTION, THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION, OR ANY OTHER STATE DEPARTMENT OR AGENCY WHICH SUCCEEDS TO THE POWERS, DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION RELATING TO THE MANAGEMENT AND REGULATION OF THE FOREST PRESERVE, SHALL BE AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED TO ESTABLISH UPON ANY LANDS OF THE STATE ACQUIRED ON OR AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS PARAGRAPH CONSTITUTING A PORTION OF THE FOREST PRESERVE, A REASONABLE NUMBER OF FOREST PRESERVE MANAGEMENT AREAS. THE STATE, ACTING BY AND THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION OR SUCH SUCCESSOR DEPARTMENT OR AGENCY THERETO, MAY CUT, SELL AND CONTRACT FOR THE SALE AND REMOVAL OF TIMBER UPON SUCH LANDS CONSISTENT WITH SUCH PROVISIONS OF LAW AS THE LEGISLATURE SHALL ENACT RELATING THERETO. FURTHERMORE, MOTORIZED EQUIPMENT SHALL BE AUTHORIZED TO BE USED UPON SUCH LANDS, AND ROADS MAY BE CONSTRUCTED THEREON FOR THE PURPOSES OF IMPLEMENTING THE PROVISIONS OF THIS PARAGRAPH. Nothing herein contained shall prevent the state from constructing, completing and maintaining any highway heretofore specifically authorized by constitutional amend- ment, nor from constructing and maintaining to federal standards federal aid interstate highway route five hundred two from a point in the vicin- EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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