senate Bill S916

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires state departments, divisions, commissions, agencies and other entities which have a website to provide a link on such website to non-English information

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to finance
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S916 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6698
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §164-e, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2746, A4198
2009-2010: S6883, A4387

S916 - Summary

Requires state departments, divisions, commissions, agencies and other entities which have a website to provide a link on such website to appropriate non-English information.

S916 - Sponsor Memo

S916 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   916

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. SERRANO, PARKER, PERALTA, SQUADRON -- read twice and
  ordered  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
  Finance

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to requiring state  agen-
  cies to provide certain information in non-English languages

  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  164-e
to read as follows:
  S 164-E. WEBSITE MATERIAL. ANY STATE DEPARTMENT, DIVISION, COMMISSION,
AGENCY  OR ANY OTHER ENTITY OF THE STATE WHICH MAINTAINS A WEBSITE WHICH
PROVIDES ANY MATERIALS EXPLAINING SERVICES WHICH SUCH DEPARTMENT,  DIVI-
SION,  COMMISSION,  AGENCY  OR OTHER ENTITY OF THE STATE PROVIDES TO THE
PUBLIC AND WHICH IS TRANSLATED INTO A NON-ENGLISH LANGUAGE SPOKEN  BY  A
SUBSTANTIAL  NUMBER  OF THE PUBLIC SERVED BY ANY SUCH STATE ENTITY SHALL
PROVIDE A LINK ON ITS WEBSITE TO APPROPRIATE NON-ENGLISH INFORMATION.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00536-01-3

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