senate Bill S4565

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes an international division within the department of state to establish and maintain international sister state relationships

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to finance
Apr 12, 2011 referred to finance

S4565 - Details

Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §92, add §108, Exec L; amd §355, Ed L; add §226, Ec Dev L

S4565 - Summary

Establishes an international division within the department of state to establish and maintain international sister state relationships.

S4565 - Sponsor Memo

S4565 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4565

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 12, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  FARLEY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance

AN ACT to amend the executive law, the education law  and  the  economic
  development law, in relation to establishing an international division
  within the department of state

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

  Section 1. Section 92 of the  executive  law  is  amended  and  a  new
section 108 is added to read as follows:
  S 92. Deputies. The secretary of state shall appoint a deputy, who may
perform  all the duties of the secretary of state. Any such deputy shall
receive an annual salary to be fixed by the secretary  of  state  within
the  amount  appropriated  therefor.  The  secretary  of  state may also
appoint and fix the compensation of such other deputies, assistants  and
employees as he OR SHE shall deem necessary, AND INCLUDING A DIRECTOR OF
THE  INTERNATIONAL DIVISION, AS ESTABLISHED BY SECTION ONE HUNDRED EIGHT
OF THIS ARTICLE, within the amount appropriated therefor  and  prescribe
their powers and duties.
  S  108.  INTERNATIONAL  DIVISION.  1. THERE IS ESTABLISHED AN INTERNA-
TIONAL DIVISION WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE. THE SECRETARY  OF  STATE
SHALL  PROVIDE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT AND OPERATION OF SUCH DIVISION, AND
SHALL APPOINT A DIRECTOR TO SUPERVISE THE OPERATION OF SUCH DIVISION AND
ITS EMPLOYEES.
  2. THE INTERNATIONAL DIVISION SHALL SOLICIT,  ESTABLISH  AND  MAINTAIN
SISTER  STATE  RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN THE STATE OF NEW YORK AND STATES IN
OTHER COUNTRIES. FOR EACH OF THIS STATE'S INTERNATIONAL  SISTER  STATES,
THE INTERNATIONAL DIVISION SHALL ACT AS THE CONDUIT BETWEEN THE GOVERNOR
AND THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF EACH SISTER STATE.
  3.  THE  INTERNATIONAL SISTER STATE PROGRAM SHALL, IN COOPERATION WITH
THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FOR THE PURPOSES OF  IMPLEMENTING
ARTICLE TEN OF THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT LAW, ESTABLISH AN ACTIVE NETWORK

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08305-01-1

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