senate Bill S3500

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Increases the powers and duties of division of homeland security and emergency services and establishes a critical infrastructure advisory council

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Feb 04, 2014 reported and committed to finance
Jan 08, 2014 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Feb 05, 2013 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

Votes

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Feb 4, 2014 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S3500
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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: Feb 4, 2014

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S3500 - Details

Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §709, add §719, Exec L; amd §66, Pub Serv L; amd §86, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S5272

S3500 - Summary

Increases the powers and duties of division of homeland security and emergency services by giving it the power to decide if the sale, lease or operation of any critical infrastructure owned by the state or public authority or an electric generating facility would threaten public security; establishes a critical infrastructure advisory council.

S3500 - Sponsor Memo

S3500 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3500

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 5, 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 giving the division of
  homeland security and emergency services the power to  decide  if  the
  sale,  lease or operation of state-owned critical infrastructure would
  threaten public security and establishing the critical  infrastructure
  advisory  council;  to  amend  the  public service law, in relation to
  requiring the public service commission to consult with  the  division
  of  homeland  security  and  emergency  services  whenever  there is a
  proposed sale or lease of an  electric  generating  facility;  and  to
  amend  the public officers law, in relation to the definition of crit-
  ical infrastructure

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (j) of subdivision 2 of section 709 of the execu-
tive  law,  as amended by section 14 of part B of chapter 56 of the laws
of 2010, is amended and a new  paragraph  (j-1)  is  added  to  read  as
follows:
  (j)  work  with local, state and federal agencies and private entities
to conduct assessments of the vulnerability of critical  infrastructure,
AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION FIVE OF SECTION EIGHTY-SIX OF THE PUBLIC OFFI-
CERS  LAW, to terrorist attack and other natural and man-made disasters,
[including, but not limited to, nuclear facilities, power plants,  tele-
communications  systems,  mass  transportation systems, public roadways,
railways, bridges and tunnels,] and develop strategies that may be  used
to  protect  such infrastructure from terrorist attack and other natural
and man-made disasters;
  (J-1) DECIDE, IF AND TO THE EXTENT REQUIRED BY SECTION  SEVEN  HUNDRED
NINETEEN  OF  THIS  ARTICLE,  UPON A VOTE OF THE CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE
ADVISORY COUNCIL ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO  SUCH  SECTION,  IF  THE  SALE,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07277-01-3

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