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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to finance|
|Jan 16, 2013||referred to finance|
senate Bill S2326
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S2326 - Details
S2326 - Summary
Establishes the office of risk assessment and management within the office of general services to determine the state's potential exposure to liability for its acts and omissions; such office shall also advise state agencies on proper risk management techniques and procedures.
S2326 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S2326 REVISED 2/5/13 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, in relation to estab- lishing the office of risk assessment and management PURPOSE: To strengthen and institute a formal risk management regiment into normal daily State operations & procedures and in anticipation of the incidence of a natural disaster or catastrophic weather event. Instituting a formal risk management regiment to state operations will help to minimize New York State's future losses and liability exposure due to: a) physical injury to state employees and the general public during normal business operations, b) damage to physical property owned and controlled by the State during normal business operations, c) systemic damage or loss to state governmental operations, facilities or infrastructure caused by the occurrence of a natural disaster or catastrophic weather event, and d) systemic damage or loss to this State's local governments (including their facilities, labor force and operations) and to the State's economy either on a state-wide or local- ized basis due to the occurrence of a natural disaster or catastrophic weather event. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Adds Executive Law Article 10-A to codify into the law an Office of Risk Assessment and Management (ORAM) to be within the Office of General Services (OGS). The bill provides for the appointment of a
S2326 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2326 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 16, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sens. KLEIN, ADDABBO, CARLUCCI, SAVINO, VALESKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to establishing the office of risk assessment and management 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 article 10-A to read as follows: ARTICLE 10-A OFFICE OF RISK ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT SECTION 204. DEFINITIONS. 205. OFFICE OF RISK ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT; QUALIFICATIONS OF RISK MANAGER. 206. FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES OF THE OFFICE. 207. BOARD OF RISK ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT. S 204. DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE: 1. "ENTERPRISE RISK MANAGEMENT" SHALL MEAN A STRATEGIC DISCIPLINE THAT SUPPORTS THE ACHIEVEMENT OF THE STATE'S OBJECTIVES BY ADDRESSING THE FULL SPECTRUM OF ITS RISKS AND MANAGES THE COMBINED IMPACT OF THOSE RISKS AS AN INTERRELATED RISK PORTFOLIO. 2. "LOCAL GOVERNMENT" SHALL MEAN ANY COUNTY, CITY, TOWN, VILLAGE, SUPERVISORY DISTRICT, SCHOOL DISTRICT, FIRE DISTRICT, IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT OR SPECIAL DISTRICT. 3. "OFFICE" SHALL MEAN THE OFFICE OF RISK ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO SECTION TWO HUNDRED FIVE OF THIS ARTICLE. 4. "RISK MANAGER" SHALL MEAN THE RISK MANAGER OF THE OFFICE. 5. "STATE AGENCY" SHALL MEAN ANY DEPARTMENT, DIVISION, BOARD, COMMIS- SION, BUREAU, OFFICE OR OTHER AGENCY OF THE STATE. S 205. OFFICE OF RISK ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT; QUALIFICATIONS OF RISK MANAGER. 1. THERE SHALL BE ESTABLISHED WITHIN THE OFFICE OF GENERAL EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD04372-01-3
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