senate Bill S580

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Allows division of homeland security and emergency services to decide if the sale, lease or operation of state-owned infrastructure would threaten public security

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to infrastructure and capital investment
Feb 01, 2013 committee discharged and committed to infrastructure and capital investment
Jan 09, 2013 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

S580 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2136
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §709, add §716-a, Exec L; amd §66, Pub Serv L; amd §86, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2509, A4875
2009-2010: S4724, A5227, A5277

S580 - Summary

Increases the powers and duties of the 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.

S580 - Sponsor Memo

S580 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   580

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GIANARIS -- 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 state divi-
  sion 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 infras-
  tructure 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
  critical 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
SIXTEEN-A OF THIS ARTICLE, UPON A VOTE OF  THE  CRITICAL  INFRASTRUCTURE

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

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