senate Bill S5272

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Increases the powers and duties of state office of homeland security and establishes a critical infrastructure advisory council

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Actions

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Jun 06, 2012 reported and committed to finance
Jan 04, 2012 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Jun 02, 2011 reported and committed to finance
May 03, 2011 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

Votes

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Jun 5, 2012 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S5272
14
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14
Aye
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Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: Jun 5, 2012

Jun 2, 2011 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S5272
12
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committee
12
Aye
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Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
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Abstained
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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: Jun 2, 2011

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S5272 - Details

Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §709, add §718, Exec L; Amd §66, Pub Serv L; amd §86, Pub Off L

S5272 - Summary

Increases the powers and duties of state office of homeland security 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.

S5272 - Sponsor Memo

S5272 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5272

                       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  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  coun-
  cil;  to  amend  the  public service law, in relation to requiring the
  public service commission to consult with the office of homeland secu-
  rity whenever there is a proposed sale or lease of an electric  gener-
  ating  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
EIGHTEEN  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.
                                                           LBD11293-01-1

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