senate Bill S6206

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Names the wood frog the official amphibian of the state of New York

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Jun 10, 2014 referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 19, 2014 advanced to third reading
May 14, 2014 2nd report cal.
May 13, 2014 1st report cal.679
Jan 08, 2014 referred to investigations and government operations

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May 13, 2014 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

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S6206 - Bill Details

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S6206 - Bill Texts

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Names the wood frog the official amphibian of the state of New York.

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BILL NUMBER:S6206

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the state law, in relation to naming
the wood frog the official amphibian of the state of New York

PURPOSE: This bill would officially name the wood frog the amphibian
of the State of New York.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 1 - Amends the State law by adding a new section 89.

Section 2 -- Effective Date

JUSTIFICATION: Various species have been adopted as the New York
State symbol in many different categories, however, New York does not
yet have a state amphibian. This bill would identify the wood frog as
the NYS amphibian.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New bill

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.

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

                                  6206

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 8, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DeFRANCISCO -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Investigations  and
  Government Operations

AN  ACT  to amend the state law, in relation to naming the wood frog the
  official amphibian of the state of New York

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

  Section 1. The state law is amended by adding a new section 89 to read
as follows:
  S  89. STATE AMPHIBIAN. THE WOOD FROG (LITHOBATES SYLVATICUS) SHALL BE
THE OFFICIAL AMPHIBIAN OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.








 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13332-01-3

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