senate Bill S2571

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the standards and requirements for evacuation plans for weather-related emergencies

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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

S2571 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง23, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S5307
2009-2010: S5090

S2571 - Summary

Relates to the funding of evacuation plans for weather-related emergencies; establishes the state disaster preparedness fund.

S2571 - Sponsor Memo

S2571 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       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


  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
  3. Plans for coordination of resources, manpower  and  services  shall
provide  for  a  centralized  coordination and direction of requests for
  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.


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