senate Bill S1968A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Directs the director of the office of homeland security and emergency services to conduct a review of security of metropolitan transportation authority facilities

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 12, 2012 committee discharged and committed to rules
Mar 08, 2012 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 05, 2012 print number 1968a
amend and recommit to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Jan 04, 2012 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Jan 14, 2011 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

S1968 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1649A
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §709, add §718, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
A5233

S1968 - Summary

Directs the director of the division of homeland security and emergency services to conduct a review and analysis of the security measures taken at the transportation facilities of the metropolitan transportation authority and its subsidiaries; requires such director to issue confidential reports of his or her findings and recommendations.

S1968 - Sponsor Memo

S1968 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1968

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 14, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GIANARIS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
  ty and Military Affairs

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to creation  of  security
  measures  for the transportation facilities of the metropolitan trans-
  portation authority

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (q) of subdivision 2 of section 709 of the execu-
tive  law,  as amended by section 14 of part B of chapter 56 of the laws
of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
  (q) request from any department, division, office, commission or other
agency of the state or any political subdivision thereof, OR ANY  PUBLIC
AUTHORITY  OR PUBLIC BENEFIT CORPORATION, and the same are authorized to
provide, such assistance, services and data as may be  required  by  the
division of homeland security and emergency services in carrying out the
purposes  of  this article, subject to applicable laws, rules, and regu-
lations;
  S 2. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 718 to  read
as follows:
  S 718. PROTECTION OF CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE; METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTA-
TION  AUTHORITY  FACILITIES.  1.  NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF
LAW, THE DIRECTOR OF THE OFFICE OF HOMELAND  SECURITY  SHALL  CONDUCT  A
REVIEW  AND  ANALYSIS OF MEASURES BEING TAKEN BY THE METROPOLITAN TRANS-
PORTATION AUTHORITY AND ANY OTHER AGENCY OR AUTHORITY OF  THE  STATE  OR
ANY POLITICAL SUBDIVISION THEREOF AND, TO THE EXTENT PRACTICABLE, OF ANY
FEDERAL  ENTITY,  TO  PROTECT  THE  SECURITY  OF CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE
RELATED TO THE TRANSPORTATION  FACILITIES,  WHICH  SHALL  INCLUDE  THOSE
FACILITIES  SET  FORTH IN SUBDIVISION FOURTEEN OF SECTION TWELVE HUNDRED
SIXTY-ONE OF THE PUBLIC AUTHORITIES LAW  AND  SHALL  ALSO  INCLUDE,  FOR
PURPOSES  OF  THIS  SECTION,  BRIDGES  AND  TUNNELS, OF THE METROPOLITAN

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04806-01-1

S1968A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1649A
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §709, add §718, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
A5233

S1968A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the director of the division of homeland security and emergency services to conduct a review and analysis of the security measures taken at the transportation facilities of the metropolitan transportation authority and its subsidiaries; requires such director to issue confidential reports of his or her findings and recommendations.

S1968A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1968A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1968--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 14, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GIANARIS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
  ty and Military Affairs -- recommitted to the Committee  on  Veterans,
  Homeland  Security and Military Affairs in accordance with Senate Rule
  6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the executive law, in relation to creation of security
  measures for the transportation facilities of the metropolitan  trans-
  portation authority

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (q) of subdivision 2 of section 709 of the execu-
tive law, as amended by section 14 of part B of chapter 56 of  the  laws
of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
  (q) request from any department, division, office, commission or other
agency  of the state or any political subdivision thereof, OR ANY PUBLIC
AUTHORITY OR PUBLIC BENEFIT CORPORATION, and the same are authorized  to
provide,  such  assistance,  services and data as may be required by the
division of homeland security and emergency services in carrying out the
purposes of this article, subject to applicable laws, rules,  and  regu-
lations;
  S  2. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 718 to read
as follows:
  S 718. PROTECTION OF CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE; METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTA-
TION AUTHORITY FACILITIES. 1. NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  OTHER  PROVISION  OF
LAW,  THE  DIRECTOR  OF  THE  OFFICE  OF HOMELAND SECURITY AND EMERGENCY
SERVICES SHALL CONDUCT A REVIEW AND ANALYSIS OF MEASURES BEING TAKEN  BY
THE  METROPOLITAN  TRANSPORTATION  AUTHORITY  AND  ANY  OTHER  AGENCY OR
AUTHORITY OF THE STATE OR ANY POLITICAL SUBDIVISION THEREOF AND, TO  THE
EXTENT  PRACTICABLE,  OF  ANY FEDERAL ENTITY, TO PROTECT THE SECURITY OF
CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE RELATED TO THE TRANSPORTATION FACILITIES,  WHICH

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04806-02-1

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