senate Bill S1162

2015-2016 Legislative Session

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

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Jan 06, 2016 referred to finance
Jan 09, 2015 referred to finance

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S1162 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9706
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Commissions
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S2854
2011-2012: S2344
2013-2014: S1035
2017-2018: S3105, A2479
2019-2020: S1557, A1195
2021-2022: S1363, A5867

S1162 (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.

S1162 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1162 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1162

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 9, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. SERRANO, DIAZ, ESPAILLAT, HASSELL-THOMPSON, KLEIN,
  KRUEGER, SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to
  be committed to the Committee on Finance

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.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04248-01-5

S. 1162                             2

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