|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 04, 2012||referred to local government|
|Jan 05, 2011||referred to local government|
senate Bill S661
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S661 - Details
S661 - Summary
Expands the products which may be purchased for public use by including renewable energy resources; increases the cost premium percentage for renewable energy generated in New York.
S661 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S661 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to enabling elementary and secondary school teachers to use public transportation to ride to and from school at no charge PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To allow elementary and secondary school teachers to ride public transportation to and from school at no charge. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section one amends the education law by adding a new section 3036. This section allows elementary and secondary school teachers to ride public transportation free of charge on one round-trip to and from school on any workday. The bill also provides that each school district shall provide suitable identification to enable teachers to use the benefits provided under this bill. EFFECTS OF PRESENT LAW WHICH THIS BILL WOULD ALTER: Currently, all riders must pay subway or bus fares. Failure to pay constitutes theft
S661 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 661 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 5, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sen. VALESKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in relation to expanding the products which may be purchased for public use THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 104-a of the general municipal law, as amended by chapter 468 of the laws of 1994, is amended to read as follows: S 104-a. Purchasing of products for public use. 1. Notwithstanding the provisions of section one hundred three of this [chapter] ARTICLE, when purchasing products the officer, board or agency of any political subdivision or of any district therein charged with the awarding of public contracts may, wherever RENEWABLE ENERGY RESOURCES OR recycled products meet contract specifications and the price of such products is reasonably competitive, purchase such products. For the purpose of this section [and until July first, nineteen hundred ninety-six, "recycled product" shall mean any product which has been manufactured from second- ary materials, as defined in subdivision one of section two hundred sixty-one of the economic development law, and meets secondary material content requirements adopted by the office of general services under subdivision one of section one hundred seventy-seven of the state finance law for products available to the political subdivision or district under state contract or, if no such contract for such product is available, any product which meets the secondary material content requirements adopted by the political subdivision or district thereof with respect to a specific commodity procurement by such entity. On and after July first, nineteen hundred ninety-six,]: (A) "recycled product" shall mean[, for the purposes of this section,] any product which is manufactured from secondary materials, as defined in subdivision one of section two hundred sixty-one of the economic EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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