|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs|
|May 30, 2013||referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs|
senate Bill S5629
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- Passed Senate
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S5629 - Details
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
BILL NUMBER:S5629 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, in relation to increasing port security; 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 PURPOSE: This bill would require the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services for the State of New York, the Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness for the State of New Jersey, and the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor to establish a port security enhancement plan by February 15, 2014, and require the Port Authority to execute security agreements providing for background checks, limitations of construction services, and increased security personnel, in all contracts with foreign entities, and to make a report to the Legislature, providing specific and ongoing information on all such contracts within 30 days of the effective date of this act, and every 18 days thereafter. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Specifically, this bill would:
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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