senate Bill S5629

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey's ability to enter into contracts with foreign persons or corporations

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  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 08, 2014 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
May 30, 2013 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

S5629 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3943
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §719, Exec L; add Art VI-A, §1 of Chap 154 of 1921
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A6851
2009-2010: A1197

S5629 - Summary

Relates to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey's ability to enter into contracts with foreign persons or corporations; requires the preparation of a port security enhancement plan by the offices of homeland security and the waterfront commission of New York Harbor.

S5629 - Sponsor Memo

S5629 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5629

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 30, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  RANZENHOFER -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Veterans,  Homeland
  Security and Military Affairs

AN  ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to increasing port secu-
  rity; and to amend chapter 154 of the laws of  1921  relating  to  the
  Port  Authority  of  New York and New Jersey, in relation to contracts
  with foreign persons, corporations, or entities

  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 719
to read as follows:
  S 719. PORT SECURITY ENHANCEMENT PLAN.  THE OFFICES OF HOMELAND  SECU-
RITY  FOR THE STATES OF NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEY, IN COOPERATION WITH THE
WATERFRONT COMMISSION OF  NEW  YORK  HARBOR  SHALL,  ON  OR  BEFORE  THE
FIFTEENTH DAY OF FEBRUARY, FOLLOWING THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION,
PREPARE,  AND DELIVER TO THE GOVERNORS OF THE STATES OF NEW YORK AND NEW
JERSEY, THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENTS OF THE SENATES  OF  NEW  YORK  AND  NEW
JERSEY  AND THE SPEAKERS OF THE ASSEMBLIES OF NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEY, A
COMPREHENSIVE REPORT, WHICH PROVIDES  A  PLAN  OF  ACTION  AND  INCLUDES
RECOMMENDATIONS,  FOR  THE IMPROVEMENT OF PORT AND WATERWAY SECURITY FOR
THE PORT OF NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEY, AS WELL AS THE PORTS, WATERWAYS AND
COASTLINES OF THE STATES OF NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEY.
  SUCH REPORT SHALL INCLUDE:
  1. AN EXAMINATION OF THE OVERALL SECURITY ISSUES OF THE  PORT  OF  NEW
YORK  AND  NEW  JERSEY,  AND MAKING RECOMMENDATIONS WITH RESPECT TO SUCH
ISSUES, INCLUDING:
  A. THE OVERALL PROVISION AND STATUS OF PORT SECURITY;
  B. THE DIVISION OF RESPONSIBILITY FOR ALL FACETS OF PORT SECURITY;
  C. CURRENT IMPEDIMENTS TO PROVIDING OPTIMAL LEVELS OF SECURITY;
  D. POLICE PATROLS OF THE PORT;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07405-01-3

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