senate Bill S2480A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes the disaster preparedness first responder recognition program

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 10, 2014 print number 2480a
amend and recommit to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Jan 08, 2014 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Jan 17, 2013 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

Co-Sponsors

S2480 - Details

Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §29-k, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4368
2009-2010: S5346

S2480 - Summary

Establishes the disaster preparedness first responder recognition program; names the initial first responders to receive recognition.

S2480 - Sponsor Memo

S2480 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2480

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- 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 the  establishment  of
  the  disaster preparedness first responder recognition program and the
  honoring of certain retired firefighters who were killed at the  World
  Trade Center on September 11, 2001

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

  Section 1. Legislative declarations.  The legislature hereby finds and
determines that there should  be  established  a  disaster  preparedness
first  responder  recognition program to honor those brave men and women
who have given their lives as part of a disaster preparedness  or  first
response situation, in an effort to help, save and care for their fellow
man.
  The  legislature  hereby  further  finds  and  declares  that James J.
Corrigan, William Wren, and Phillip T. Hayes, were retired New York city
firefighters at the time of the September 11, 2001 attack on  the  World
Trade  Center  Complex  in  the  state  and  city of New York. That such
retired firefighters, James J. Corrigan, William Wren,  and  Phillip  T.
Hayes,  were  at  the  scene of such September 11, 2001 attack, and with
great heroism, courage and dedication to their community and fellow man,
and without concern for themselves or their own personal safety or  well
being,  such  retired  firefighters James J. Corrigan, William Wren, and
Phillip T. Hayes bravely assisted the rescue and firefighting efforts at
the World Trade Center, and in so doing, gave their lives in the  furth-
erance of such noble and benevolent efforts.
  The legislature further hereby finds and declares, that the courageous
public service of James J. Corrigan, William Wren, and Phillip T. Hayes,
evidenced  by  their  commitment to, and concern for, their state, their
city and their fellow citizens, over and  above  any  risk  or  personal

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03817-02-3

Co-Sponsors

S2480A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §29-k, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4368
2009-2010: S5346

S2480A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the disaster preparedness first responder recognition program; names the initial first responders to receive recognition.

S2480A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2480A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2480--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. LANZA, AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when  printed  to  be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland
  Security and Military Affairs  --  recommitted  to  the  Committee  on
  Veterans,  Homeland  Security  and Military Affairs in accordance with
  Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the executive law, in relation to the establishment of
  the disaster preparedness first responder recognition program and  the
  honoring  of certain retired firefighters who were killed at the World
  Trade Center on September 11, 2001

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

  Section 1. Legislative declarations.  The legislature hereby finds and
determines  that  there  should  be  established a disaster preparedness
first responder recognition program to honor those brave men  and  women
who  have  given their lives as part of a disaster preparedness or first
response situation, in an effort to help, save and care for their fellow
man.
  The legislature hereby  further  finds  and  declares  that  James  J.
Corrigan, William Wren, and Phillip T. Hayes, were retired New York city
firefighters  at  the time of the September 11, 2001 attack on the World
Trade Center Complex in the state  and  city  of  New  York.  That  such
retired  firefighters,  James  J. Corrigan, William Wren, and Phillip T.
Hayes, were at the scene of such September 11,  2001  attack,  and  with
great heroism, courage and dedication to their community and fellow man,
and  without concern for themselves or their own personal safety or well
being, such retired firefighters James J. Corrigan,  William  Wren,  and
Phillip T. Hayes bravely assisted the rescue and firefighting efforts at
the  World Trade Center, and in so doing, gave their lives in the furth-
erance of such noble and benevolent efforts.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03817-03-4

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