|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs|
|Mar 12, 2013||reported and committed to finance|
|Jan 22, 2013||referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs|
senate Bill S2571
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S2571 - Details
S2571 - Summary
Relates to the funding of evacuation plans for weather-related emergencies; establishes the state disaster preparedness fund.
S2571 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S2571 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, in relation to additional standards and requirements for evacuation plans for disaster-related emergencies PURPOSE: This bill seeks to ensure that every county, city, town and village in New York State takes the proper steps to prepare an evacuation plan for disasters. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: This bill would amend the Executive Law to require the establishment of standards and requirements for evacuation plans for disaster-related emergencies. Specifically. this bill would: * Add several transportation operators, childcare organizations, the Red Cross, telecommunications companies, hospitals, nursing homes and relevant public authorities to the list of entities whose cooperation and possible appearance at public hearings is necessary for the proper preparation of disaster evacuation plans. * Would require that a county's plan is consistent with a neighboring county's plan to make sure that the evacuation is successful.
S2571 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2571 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 22, 2013 ___________ 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 additional standards and requirements for evacuation plans for disaster-related emergencies THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 23 of the executive law, as amended by section 4 of part B of chapter 56 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows: S 23. Local comprehensive emergency management plans. 1. Each county, except those contained within the city of New York, and each city, town and village is authorized to prepare comprehensive emergency management plans. The disaster preparedness commission shall provide assistance and advice for the development of such plans. City, town and village plans shall be coordinated with the county plan. 2. The purpose of such plans shall be to minimize the effect of disas- ters by (i) identifying appropriate local measures to prevent disasters, (ii) developing mechanisms to coordinate the use of local resources and manpower for service during and after disasters and the delivery of services to aid citizens and reduce human suffering resulting from a disaster, and (iii) providing for recovery and redevelopment after disasters. 3. Plans for coordination of resources, manpower and services shall provide for a centralized coordination and direction of requests for assistance. 4. Plans for coordination of assistance shall provide for utilization of existing organizations and lines of authority. 5. In preparing such plans, cooperation, advice and assistance shall be sought from local government officials, regional and local planning agencies, police agencies, fire departments and fire companies, local emergency management agencies, commercial and volunteer ambulance EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD07283-01-3
Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.
By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.