senate Bill S731

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides a means of incorporation for organized groups affiliated with the Hindu, Sikh and Islamic faiths

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 07, 2014 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 26, 2014 advanced to third reading
Mar 25, 2014 2nd report cal.
Mar 24, 2014 1st report cal.331
Jan 08, 2014 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 11, 2013 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 10, 2013 ordered to third reading cal.1174
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 09, 2013 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

Votes

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Mar 24, 2014 - Corporations, Authorities and Commissions committee Vote

S731
6
0
committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Committee Vote: Mar 24, 2014

Jun 10, 2013 - Rules committee Vote

S731
23
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committee
23
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S731 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7116
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Religious Corporations Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2, add Art 22 §§460 - 469, Art 23 §§470 - 479, Art 24 §§480 - 489, Rel Corp L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S4839

S731 - Summary

Provides a means of incorporation for organized groups affiliated with the Hindu, Sikh and Islamic faiths; amends the definition of "clergyman" and "minister" to include a pandit, swami, guru, granthi, imam, moulvi, and maulana.

S731 - Sponsor Memo

S731 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   731

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Corporations,  Authorities
  and Commissions

AN ACT to amend the religious corporations law, in relation to providing
  a  means  of  incorporation  for  organized groups affiliated with the
  Hindu, Sikh and Islamic faiths

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

  Section 1. The fourth undesignated paragraph of section 2 of the reli-
gious  corporations  law, as amended by chapter 674 of the laws of 1947,
is amended to read as follows:
  The term "clergyman" and the term "minister" include a duly authorized
pastor, rector, priest, rabbi, PANDIT, SWAMI, GURU, GRANTHI, IMAM, MOUL-
VI, MAULANA and a person having authority from, or in  accordance  with,
the  rules  and  regulations of the governing ecclesiastical body of the
denomination or order, if any, to which the church belongs, or otherwise
from the church or synagogue to preside over and  direct  the  spiritual
affairs of the church or synagogue.
  S 2. The religious corporations law is amended by adding a new article
22 to read as follows:
                                ARTICLE 22
                    ORGANIZATIONS OF THE HINDU FAITH
SECTION 460. APPLICATION.
        461. APPLICATION FOR INCORPORATION.
        462. QUALIFICATION OF VOTERS.
        463. NOTICE OF MEETING FOR INCORPORATION.
        464. MEETING FOR INCORPORATION.
        465. CHURCH GOVERNANCE.
        466. CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION.
        467. REINCORPORATION OF PRESENT INCORPORATED CHURCHES.

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

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