senate Bill S2573

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires any city having a population of 500,000 or more use the best technology available, including computer models, to develop evacuation time estimates

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    • Passed Assembly
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Jan 23, 2014 recommit, enacting clause stricken
Jan 08, 2014 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Jan 22, 2013 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

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S2573 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง23, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S5297
2009-2010: S4718

S2573 - Summary

Requires any city having a population of 500,000 or more use the best technology available, including computer models, to develop evacuation time estimates, which shall be used to complete such plan; requires the state emergency management office to assist therewith; requires such time estimates to be made available to the public, unless the state emergency management office declares that there is a compelling security reason to withhold such information from the public.

S2573 - Sponsor Memo

S2573 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2573

                       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  the  local  disaster
  preparedness plans of a city having a population of five hundred thou-
  sand or more inhabitants

  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 is amended by adding a  new
subdivision 1-a to read as follows:
  1-A.  IN  THE  EVENT THAT ANY CITY HAVING A POPULATION OF FIVE HUNDRED
THOUSAND OR MORE INHABITANTS  PREPARES  A  LOCAL  DISASTER  PREPAREDNESS
PLAN,  SUCH  PLAN SHALL USE THE UP-TO-DATE INDUSTRY STANDARD OR THE BEST
TECHNOLOGY AVAILABLE, INCLUDING COMPUTER MODELS, TO  DEVELOP  EVACUATION
TIME  ESTIMATES, WHICH SHALL BE USED TO COMPLETE SUCH PLAN. IN THE EVENT
THAT ANY SUCH CITY HAS ALREADY DEVELOPED SUCH A PLAN, SUCH PLAN SHALL BE
REVISED TO COME INTO COMPLIANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SUBDIVISION,
UNLESS THE DISASTER PREPAREDNESS COMMISSION, AS DEFINED IN  PARAGRAPH  D
OF  SUBDIVISION  TWO  OF SECTION TWENTY OF THIS ARTICLE, DETERMINES THAT
SUCH PLAN IS ALREADY IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THIS  SUBDIVI-
SION.  SAID  DISASTER PREPAREDNESS COMMISSION SHALL ASSIST ANY SUCH CITY
WITH THE DEVELOPMENT THEREOF.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it shall have become a law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07312-01-3

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