senate Bill S4415A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes the commission on the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 29, 2014 print number 4415b
amend and recommit to finance
Jan 08, 2014 referred to finance
Jun 11, 2013 print number 4415a
amend (t) and recommit to finance
Mar 27, 2013 referred to finance

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S4415 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §295-a, Exec L

S4415 - Summary

Establishes a commission to evaluate the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and its implementation in the state.

S4415 - Sponsor Memo

S4415 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4415

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 27, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. BONACIC, BOYLE, BRESLIN, FUSCHILLO, GOLDEN, GRIFFO,
  GRISANTI, LARKIN, MAZIARZ, MONTGOMERY,  NOZZOLIO,  SAMPSON,  YOUNG  --
  read  twice  and  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to
  the Committee on Finance

AN ACT to establish the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabili-
  ties Act of 1990 commission

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

  Section 1. (a) There shall be a commission established by the governor
to  evaluate  the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and its imple-
mentation in the state of New York.   Such commission shall  consist  of
the following persons:
  (1)  A construction contractor who can estimate the cost of converting
existing facilities into accessible facilities to be  appointed  by  the
governor;
  (2)  A  representative  of the city of New York to be appointed by the
governor upon the recommendation of the mayor of the city of New York;
  (3) An architect or engineer appointed by the governor;
  (4) An attorney with knowledge of the Americans with Disabilities  Act
to be appointed by the governor;
  (5)  A  town supervisor or city or village mayor from a town, city, or
village with a population greater than 25,000 to  be  appointed  by  the
governor at the request of the speaker of the assembly;
  (6)  An advocate for persons with disabilities appointed by the gover-
nor at the request of the temporary president of the senate;
  (7) A town supervisor or city or village mayor from a town,  city,  or
village with a population less than 25,000 to be appointed by the gover-
nor at the request of the speaker of the assembly; and
  (8)  An  elected official with a mobility challenge to be appointed by
the governor at the request of the temporary president of the senate.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08649-01-3

Co-Sponsors

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S4415A - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §295-a, Exec L

S4415A - Summary

Establishes a commission to evaluate the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and its implementation in the state.

S4415A - Sponsor Memo

S4415A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4415--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 27, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. BONACIC, BOYLE, BRESLIN, FUSCHILLO, GOLDEN, GRIFFO,
  GRISANTI, LARKIN, MAZIARZ, MONTGOMERY,  NOZZOLIO,  SAMPSON,  YOUNG  --
  read  twice  and  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to
  the Committee  on  Finance  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to establishing the 25th
  anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 commission

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

  Section  1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 295-a
to read as follows:
  S 295-A. 25TH ANNIVERSARY  OF  THE  AMERICANS  WITH  DISABILITIES  ACT
COMMISSION. 1. THE GOVERNOR SHALL ESTABLISH A COMMISSION TO EVALUATE THE
AMERICANS  WITH  DISABILITIES  ACT OF 1990 AND ITS IMPLEMENTATION IN THE
STATE OF NEW YORK.   SUCH COMMISSION  SHALL  CONSIST  OF  THE  FOLLOWING
PERSONS:
  (A)  A CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTOR WHO CAN ESTIMATE THE COST OF CONVERTING
EXISTING FACILITIES INTO ACCESSIBLE FACILITIES TO BE  APPOINTED  BY  THE
GOVERNOR;
  (B)  A  REPRESENTATIVE  OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK TO BE APPOINTED BY THE
GOVERNOR UPON THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE MAYOR OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK;
  (C) AN ARCHITECT OR ENGINEER APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR;
  (D) AN ATTORNEY WITH KNOWLEDGE OF THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES  ACT
TO BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR;
  (E)  A  TOWN SUPERVISOR OR CITY OR VILLAGE MAYOR FROM A TOWN, CITY, OR
VILLAGE WITH A  POPULATION  GREATER  THAN  TWENTY-FIVE  THOUSAND  TO  BE
APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR AT THE REQUEST OF THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY;
  (F)  AN ADVOCATE FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES APPOINTED BY THE GOVER-
NOR AT THE REQUEST OF THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE;
  (G) A TOWN SUPERVISOR OR CITY OR VILLAGE MAYOR FROM A TOWN,  CITY,  OR
VILLAGE WITH A POPULATION LESS THAN TWENTY-FIVE THOUSAND TO BE APPOINTED
BY THE GOVERNOR AT THE REQUEST OF THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY; AND
  (H)  AN  ELECTED OFFICIAL WITH A MOBILITY CHALLENGE TO BE APPOINTED BY
THE GOVERNOR AT THE REQUEST OF THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE.

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S4415B (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §295-a, Exec L

S4415B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a commission to evaluate the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and its implementation in the state.

S4415B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4415B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4415--B

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 27, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. BONACIC, BOYLE, BRESLIN, GOLDEN, GRIFFO, GRISANTI,
  LARKIN, MAZIARZ, MONTGOMERY, NOZZOLIO, SAMPSON, YOUNG  --  read  twice
  and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
  on Finance -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended  and  recommitted  to  said  committee  --  recommitted to the
  Committee on Finance 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 establishing the  25th
  anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 commission

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

  Section 1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section  295-a
to read as follows:
  S  295-A.  25TH  ANNIVERSARY  OF  THE  AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT
COMMISSION. 1. THE GOVERNOR SHALL ESTABLISH A COMMISSION TO EVALUATE THE
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990 AND ITS  IMPLEMENTATION  IN  THE
STATE  OF  NEW  YORK.    SUCH  COMMISSION SHALL CONSIST OF THE FOLLOWING
PERSONS:
  (A) A CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTOR WHO CAN ESTIMATE THE COST OF  CONVERTING
EXISTING  FACILITIES  INTO  ACCESSIBLE FACILITIES TO BE APPOINTED BY THE
GOVERNOR;
  (B) A REPRESENTATIVE OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK TO BE  APPOINTED  BY  THE
GOVERNOR UPON THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE MAYOR OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK;
  (C) AN ARCHITECT OR ENGINEER APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR;
  (D)  AN ATTORNEY WITH KNOWLEDGE OF THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT
TO BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR;
  (E) A TOWN SUPERVISOR OR CITY OR VILLAGE MAYOR FROM A TOWN,  CITY,  OR
VILLAGE  WITH  A  POPULATION  GREATER  THAN  TWENTY-FIVE  THOUSAND TO BE
APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR AT THE REQUEST OF THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08649-03-4

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