senate Bill S5266

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to local disaster preparedness plans

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Jun 06, 2012 reported and committed to finance
Jan 04, 2012 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Jun 07, 2011 reported and committed to finance
May 03, 2011 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

S5266 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง20 & 23, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:

S5266 - Summary

Includes acts of terrorism including biological, chemical or radiological terrorism within the definition of disaster for the purpose of local disaster preparedness plans; adds to what must be included within a county disaster preparedness plan.

S5266 - Sponsor Memo

S5266 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 3, 2011

Introduced  by  Sen.  BALL  --  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  local  disaster
  preparedness plans


  Section 1. Paragraph a of subdivision 2 of section 20 of the executive
law, as amended by section 1 of part B of chapter  56  of  the  laws  of
2010, is amended to read as follows:
  a.  "disaster"  means  occurrence or imminent threat of wide spread or
severe damage, injury, or loss of life or property  resulting  from  any
natural  or man-made causes, including, but not limited to, fire, flood,
earthquake, hurricane, tornado, high water, landslide,  mudslide,  wind,
storm,  wave action, volcanic activity, epidemic, air contamination, ACT
cyber event, blight, drought, infestation, explosion, radiological acci-
dent, nuclear, chemical, biological, or bacteriological  release,  water
contamination, bridge failure or bridge collapse.
  S  2.  Subdivision 6 of section 23 of the executive law, as amended by
section 4 of part B of chapter 56 of the laws of  2010,  is  amended  to
read as follows:
  6. All plans for comprehensive emergency management developed by local
governments  or  any  revisions  thereto  shall COMPLY WITH THE NATIONAL
INCIDENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (NIMS) AND be submitted to the commission  by
December  thirty-first  of each year to facilitate state coordination of
disaster operations.
  S 3. Subparagraph 4 of paragraph a of subdivision 7 of section  23  of
the  executive  law,  as amended by section 4 of part B of chapter 56 of
the laws of 2010, is amended and eight new subparagraphs 5, 6, 7, 8,  9,
10, 11 and 12 are added to read as follows:

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


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