senate Bill S6523

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides that when the governor declares a weather related state of emergency in a city having a population of one million or more, all public and private elementary and secondary schools shall be closed

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 10, 2014 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 02, 2014 advanced to third reading
May 29, 2014 2nd report cal.
May 28, 2014 1st report cal.1011
Feb 03, 2014 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

Votes

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May 28, 2014 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: May 28, 2014

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S6523 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9266
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง27-a, Exec L

S6523 - Summary

Provides that when the governor declares a weather related state of emergency in a city having a population of one million or more, all public and private elementary and secondary schools shall be closed and remain closed until such emergency is terminated.

S6523 - Sponsor Memo

S6523 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6523

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 3, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- 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  requiring  elementary
  and  secondary  schools  to close in the event the governor declares a
  state of emergency related to the weather in any city having  a  popu-
  lation of one million or more

  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  27-a
to read as follows:
  S 27-A. WEATHER RELATED STATE OF EMERGENCY.  WHENEVER THE GOVERNOR, ON
HIS  OR  HER OWN INITIATIVE OR PURSUANT TO A REQUEST FROM THE MAYOR OF A
CITY HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE, FINDS THAT A  STATE  OF
EMERGENCY  EXISTS BECAUSE OF THE IMMINENT OR EXISTING WEATHER CONDITIONS
IN A CITY HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE, HE  OR  SHE  SHALL
DECLARE  A  WEATHER  RELATED STATE OF EMERGENCY BY EXECUTIVE ORDER. UPON
SUCH A DECLARATION ALL  PUBLIC  AND  PRIVATE  ELEMENTARY  AND  SECONDARY
SCHOOLS  IN SUCH CITY SHALL BE CLOSED AND REMAIN CLOSED UNTIL SUCH STATE
OF EMERGENCY IS TERMINATED.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13707-01-4

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