senate Bill S5275

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Directs the division of homeland security to conduct a review and analysis of security measures at rail yards and to issue related reports and recommendations

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
May 10, 2011 reported and committed to finance
May 03, 2011 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

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May 10, 2011 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S5275
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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: May 10, 2011

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S5275 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8545
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง718, Exec L

S5275 - Summary

Directs the division of homeland security and emergency services to conduct a review and analysis of security measures at rail yards and to issue related reports and recommendations.

S5275 - Sponsor Memo

S5275 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5275

                       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  directing  the  state
  office  of homeland security to conduct a review and analysis of secu-
  rity measures at rail yards

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

  Section 1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 718 to
read as follows:
  S 718. PROTECTION OF CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE; RAIL YARDS. 1.  NOTWITH-
STANDING  ANY  OTHER PROVISION OF LAW AND SUBJECT TO THE AVAILABILITY OF
AN APPROPRIATION, THE COMMISSIONER SHALL CONDUCT A REVIEW  AND  ANALYSIS
OF MEASURES BEING TAKEN BY THE OWNERS AND OPERATORS OF RAIL YARDS FACIL-
ITIES TO PROTECT THE SECURITY OF CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE RELATED TO SUCH
FACILITIES.  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL  HAVE  THE AUTHORITY TO REVIEW ALL
AUDITS OR REPORTS RELATED TO THE SECURITY OF SUCH  CRITICAL  INFRASTRUC-
TURE, INCLUDING ALL SUCH AUDITS OR REPORTS MANDATED BY STATE AND FEDERAL
LAW  OR  REGULATION, INCLUDING SPILL PREVENTION REPORTS AND RISK MANAGE-
MENT PLANS, AUDITS AND REPORTS CONDUCTED AT THE REQUEST OF  ANY  FEDERAL
ENTITY,  OR  ANY OTHER AGENCY OR AUTHORITY OF THE STATE OR ANY POLITICAL
SUBDIVISION THEREOF, AND REPORTS PREPARED BY  OWNERS  AND  OPERATORS  OF
SUCH  FACILITIES  AS REQUIRED IN THIS SUBDIVISION. THE OWNERS AND OPERA-
TORS OF SUCH RAIL YARD FACILITIES SHALL, IN COMPLIANCE WITH ANY  FEDERAL
AND  STATE REQUIREMENTS REGARDING THE DISSEMINATION OF SUCH INFORMATION,
PROVIDE ACCESS TO THE COMMISSIONER TO SUCH AUDITS AND REPORTS  REGARDING
SUCH  CRITICAL  INFRASTRUCTURE  PROVIDED, HOWEVER, EXCLUSIVE CUSTODY AND
CONTROL OF SUCH AUDITS AND REPORTS SHALL REMAIN SOLELY WITH  THE  OWNERS
AND OPERATORS OF SUCH FACILITIES TO THE EXTENT NOT INCONSISTENT WITH ANY
OTHER  LAW.  FOR  THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION "CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE"

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11295-01-1

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