assembly Bill A9706

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Creates a temporary state commission concerning the incidence of asthma in the Bronx

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Apr 05, 2016 referred to health

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A9706 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1162
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Commissions
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S2854
2011-2012: S2344
2013-2014: S1035
2017-2018: A2479, S3105
2019-2020: A1195, S1557
2021-2022: A5867, S1363

A9706 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates a temporary state commission to study and make recommendations concerning the incidence of asthma in the borough of the Bronx in New York city.

A9706 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  9706

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              April 5, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. JOYNER -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Health

AN  ACT  to create a temporary state commission to study and make recom-
  mendations concerning the incidence of asthma in the  borough  of  the
  Bronx in New York city

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

  Section 1. A temporary state commission is hereby created to study and
make recommendations relating to the incidence of asthma in the  borough
of  the  Bronx in New York, which has the highest incidence of asthma in
the state. The commission will place particular  emphasis  on  youth  in
communities  with an unemployment rate exceeding one hundred twenty-five
percent of the statewide level.
  S 2. The commission shall consist of eleven members to be appointed as
follows: five shall be appointed by the governor; two shall be appointed
by the temporary president of the senate and one by the minority  leader
of the senate; and two shall be appointed by the speaker of the assembly
and  one  by  the  minority  leader  of the assembly. The members of the
commission shall serve at  the  pleasure  of  the  official  making  the
appointment  of such member. Of the five members appointed by the gover-
nor, one shall be from the department of health and one  shall  be  from
the department of environmental conservation. The remaining nine members
of the commission must reside in a city with a population of one million
or  more.  Vacancies in the membership of the commission shall be filled
in the manner provided for  original  appointments.  Membership  on  the
commission shall not constitute a public office. A chairperson and vice-
chairperson  of  the  commission  shall  be elected by a majority of its
members, all members being present.
  S 3. The members of the commission shall receive no  compensation  for
their services, but shall be allowed their actual and necessary expenses
incurred in the performance of their duties pursuant to this act.
  S  4. The commission may meet within and without the state, shall hold
at least one public hearing each quarter, and shall have all the  powers
of a legislative committee pursuant to the legislative law.

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