Senate Bill S3352

2015-2016 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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  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2015-S3352 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §27-a, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S6523
2017-2018: S6290
2019-2020: S2638
2021-2022: S5620
2023-2024: S4664

2015-S3352 (ACTIVE) - 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.

2015-S3352 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2015-S3352 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3352

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 5, 2015
                               ___________

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.
                                                           LBD01933-01-5


              

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