senate Bill S2495

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Requires a 120-day warning period for violations at certain veterans' organization facilities

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 16, 2016 referred to veterans' affairs
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 07, 2016 advanced to third reading
Mar 02, 2016 2nd report cal.
Mar 01, 2016 1st report cal.256
Jan 06, 2016 referred to consumer protection
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 04, 2015 referred to veterans' affairs
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Apr 27, 2015 advanced to third reading
Apr 23, 2015 2nd report cal.
Apr 22, 2015 1st report cal.376
Apr 15, 2015 notice of committee consideration - withdrawn
Mar 24, 2015 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 26, 2015 referred to consumer protection

Votes

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Mar 1, 2016 - Consumer Protection committee Vote

S2495
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Consumer Protection Committee Vote: Mar 1, 2016

Apr 22, 2015 - Consumer Protection committee Vote

S2495
10
0
committee
10
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Consumer Protection Committee Vote: Apr 22, 2015

excused (1)

S2495 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A909
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง397-b, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6414, A9708
2013-2014: S2962, A2493
2017-2018: S3072, A2795
2019-2020: S3106, A1810
2021-2022: S351

S2495 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires a 120-day warning period for violations at congressionally chartered veterans' organization facilities.

S2495 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2495 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2495

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 26, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. ADDABBO, SAMPSON -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when  printed  to  be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Consumer
  Protection

AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to requiring a one
  hundred  twenty-day  warning  period for certain violations at certain
  veterans' organization facilities

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

  Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new section
397-b to read as follows:
  S  397-B.  WARNING  PERIOD FOR CERTAIN VIOLATIONS AT CERTAIN VETERANS'
ORGANIZATION FACILITIES. 1. BEFORE ANY  MONETARY  FINES  ARE  ISSUED  OR
APPLIED  BY  ANY  MUNICIPAL OR HEALTH AGENCY TO THE OWNER OR OPERATOR OF
ANY PLACE, POST, FACILITY OR HALL OWNED OR OPERATED BY A CONGRESSIONALLY
CHARTERED VETERANS' GROUP, A WARNING PERIOD OF ONE HUNDRED  TWENTY  DAYS
SHALL TAKE PLACE DURING WHICH TIME SUCH GROUP SHALL BE ABLE TO CURE SUCH
VIOLATION.    IF, AT THE END OF SUCH ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-DAY PERIOD, SUCH
VIOLATION CONTINUES, THEN A MONETARY  FINE  MAY  BE  ISSUED  OR  APPLIED
PROVIDED,  THAT AFTER SUCH ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-DAY PERIOD, SUCH VETERANS'
ORGANIZATION MAY REQUEST AN EXTENSION OF TIME TO  CURE  SUCH  VIOLATION.
SUCH  REQUEST  SHALL  BE  MADE  IN WRITING AND SHALL INCLUDE PROOF OF AN
ATTEMPT TO CURE SUCH VIOLATION WITHIN SUCH PERIOD.   THE  PROVISIONS  OF
THIS  SECTION  SHALL  NOT:  (A)  APPLY  TO ANY IMMINENT LIFE THREATENING
BUILDING CODE OR HEALTH CODE VIOLATION WHICH NECESSITATES  AN  EMERGENCY
CLOSURE  OF  A  FACILITY;  OR (B) BE CONSTRUED TO APPLY TO OR EFFECT ANY
VIOLATION OF THE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL LAW MADE BY A FACILITY.
  2. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE TERM  "CONGRESSIONALLY  CHAR-
TERED  VETERANS'  GROUP"  SHALL  MEAN  ANY VETERANS' GROUP THAT HAS BEEN
CHARTERED BY THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS UNDER TITLE  36  OF  THE  UNITED
STATES CODE.
  S  2.  This  act  shall take effect on the sixtieth day after it shall
have become a law.

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

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