senate Bill S4540

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to changing the name of the commission for the blind and visually handicapped to the commission for the blind

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 31, 2013 signed chap.265
Jul 19, 2013 delivered to governor
Jun 18, 2013 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.346
substituted for a7210
Jun 10, 2013 referred to children and families
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Apr 24, 2013 advanced to third reading
Apr 23, 2013 2nd report cal.
Apr 22, 2013 1st report cal.362
Apr 10, 2013 referred to children and families

S4540 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7210
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1, 3 & 11-a, Chap 415 of 1913; amd §§6 & 55-a, Civ Serv L; amd §215-a, Eld L; amd §5-211, El L; amd §537, Lab L; amd §1-c, Leg L; amd §3, Pub Bldg L; amd §§459, 459-b & 459-c, RPT L; amd §38, Soc Serv L; amd §§139-j & 162, St Fin L; amd §§171-a & 697, Tax L

S4540 - Summary

Changes the name of the commission for the blind and visually handicapped to the commission for the blind.

S4540 - Sponsor Memo

S4540 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4540

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 10, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. FELDER -- (at request of the Office of Children and
  Family Services) -- read twice and ordered printed, and  when  printed
  to be committed to the Committee on Children and Families

AN ACT to amend chapter 415 of the laws of 1913 relating to establishing
  a  state  commission  for  improving the condition of the blind of the
  state of New York, in relation to  certain  technical  amendments;  to
  amend  the  civil service law, elder law, election law, the labor law,
  the legislative law, the public buildings law, the real  property  tax
  law,  the  social services law, the state finance law and the tax law,
  in relation to changing the name of the commission for the  blind  and
  visually handicapped to the commission for the blind

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

  Section 1. Section 1 of chapter 415 of the laws of 1913,  establishing
a state commission for improving the condition of the blind of the state
of  New  York, as amended by chapter 520 of the laws of 1977, is amended
to read as follows:
  There shall be established a state commission, to be known as the  New
York state commission for the blind [and visually handicapped], consist-
ing  of  five  persons,  at  least two of whom shall be blind persons as
defined in this act, to be appointed by the governor within  sixty  days
after  the  passage  of this act. No person appointed to this commission
shall serve thereon while serving as an  official  of  any  workshop  or
school wherein blind people may be placed.
  S  2.  Subdivision  a of section 3 of chapter 415 of the laws of 1913,
establishing a state commission for  improving  the  conditions  of  the
blind of the state of New York, as amended by chapter 520 of the laws of
1977, is amended to read as follows:
  a. It shall be the duty of this commission to cause to be maintained a
complete  register  of  the  blind in the state of New York, which shall
describe the condition, cause of blindness, capacity for  education  and

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09081-02-3

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