|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 04, 2012||referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs|
|Jan 24, 2011||referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs|
senate Bill S2509
Archive: Last Bill Status -
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S2509 - Details
S2509 - Summary
Increases the powers and duties of the division of homeland security and emergency services by giving it the power to decide if the sale, lease or operation of any critical infrastructure owned by the state or public authority or an electric generating facility would threaten public security; establishes a critical infrastructure advisory council.
S2509 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S2509 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, in relation to giving the state office of homeland security the power to decide if the sale, lease or operation of state-owned critical infrastructure would threaten public security and establishing the critical infrastructure advisory council; to amend the public service law, in relation to requiring the public service commission to consult with the office of homeland security whenever there is a proposed sale or lease of an electric generating facility; and to amend the public officers law, in relation to the definition of critical infrastructure PURPOSE: To ensure that the sale of operational rights of critical infrastructure or the sale of state-owned infrastructure does not threaten public security. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 adds new paragraphs (j) and (j-1) of subdivision 2 of section 709 of the executive law to allow the director of the office of homeland security, in conjunction with the critical infrastructure advisory council, to decide if the sale of state-owned critical infrastructure poses a threat to public security.
S2509 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2509 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 24, 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 giving the state divi- sion of homeland security and emergency services the power to decide if the sale, lease or operation of state-owned critical infrastructure would threaten public security and establishing the critical infras- tructure advisory council; to amend the public service law, in relation to requiring the public service commission to consult with the division of homeland security and emergency services whenever there is a proposed sale or lease of an electric generating facility; and to amend the public officers law, in relation to the definition of critical infrastructure THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph (j) 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 and a new paragraph (j-1) is added to read as follows: (j) work with local, state and federal agencies and private entities to conduct assessments of the vulnerability of critical infrastructure, AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION FIVE OF SECTION EIGHTY-SIX OF THE PUBLIC OFFI- CERS LAW, to terrorist attack and other natural and man-made disasters[, including, but not limited to, nuclear facilities, power plants, tele- communications systems, mass transportation systems, public roadways, railways, bridges and tunnels,] and develop strategies that may be used to protect such infrastructure from terrorist attack and other natural and man-made disasters; (J-1) DECIDE, IF AND TO THE EXTENT REQUIRED BY SECTION SEVEN HUNDRED SIXTEEN-A OF THIS ARTICLE, UPON A VOTE OF THE CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE ADVISORY COUNCIL ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO SUCH SECTION, IF THE SALE, EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD05773-01-1
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