senate Bill S4235A

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Establishes the Edward Hopper citation of merit for visual artists

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 28, 2015 approval memo.36
signed chap.582
Dec 16, 2015 delivered to governor
May 27, 2015 returned to assembly
passed senate
substituted for s4235a
May 27, 2015 substituted by a2121a
May 05, 2015 advanced to third reading
May 04, 2015 2nd report cal.
Apr 29, 2015 1st report cal.490
Apr 15, 2015 print number 4235a
Apr 15, 2015 amend and recommit to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation
Mar 11, 2015 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation

Votes

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Apr 29, 2015 - Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation committee Vote

S4235A
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Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation Committee Vote: Apr 29, 2015

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S4235 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2121
Law Section:
Arts and Cultural Affairs Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3.17, Arts & Cul L

S4235 - Summary

Establishes the Edward Hopper citation of merit for visual artists.

S4235 - Sponsor Memo

S4235 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4235

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 11, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LITTLE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Cultural Affairs, Tourism,
  Parks and Recreation

AN ACT to amend the arts and cultural affairs law, in relation to estab-
  lishing the Edward Hopper citation of merit for visual artists

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

  Section  1.  The  arts and cultural affairs law is amended by adding a
new section 3.16 to read as follows:
  S 3.16. NEW YORK STATE EDWARD HOPPER  CITATION  OF  MERIT  FOR  VISUAL
ARTISTS.  1.  THE  GOVERNOR  SHALL BIENNIALLY PRESENT THE NEW YORK STATE
EDWARD HOPPER CITATION OF MERIT  TO  A  DISTINGUISHED  NEW  YORK  VISUAL
ARTIST  WHO  IS  MAKING A SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTION TO THE ADVANCEMENT OF
THE ARTS IN NEW YORK STATE UPON THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE PANEL  CONSTI-
TUTED  IN  THIS  SECTION. THE VISUAL ARTIST SELECTED SHALL BE CONSIDERED
THE STATE VISUAL ARTIST AND THE CITATION SHALL CARRY  AN  HONORARIUM  OF
TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS.
  2.  THE  COUNCIL  ON  THE ARTS SHALL BIENNIALLY APPOINT AND CONVENE AN
ADVISORY PANEL OF DISTINGUISHED VISUAL ARTISTS AND PERSONS WITH  PARTIC-
ULAR  EXPERTISE  IN THE FIELD OF VISUAL ART. THE DIRECTOR OF THE COUNCIL
AND THE ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF THE EDWARD HOPPER HOUSE SHALL BE  PERMANENT
MEMBERS  OF  THE  ADVISORY  PANEL. EACH CURRENT STATE VISUAL ARTIST WILL
SERVE AS A MEMBER OF THE PANEL IN  CHOOSING  THE  NEXT  NEW  YORK  STATE
EDWARD  HOPPER  VISUAL  ARTIST.    UPON COMPLETION OF THE EXHIBITS, EACH
GALLERY SHALL BE REIMBURSED FOR ADMINISTRATIVE FEES NOT  TO  EXCEED  TWO
THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS.
  THE  PANEL  SHALL  RECOMMEND  TO  THE  GOVERNOR  A VISUAL ARTIST WHOSE
ACHIEVEMENTS MAKE HIM OR HER DESERVING OF SUCH RECOGNITION.
  3. THE STATE VISUAL ARTIST SHALL PROMOTE AND ENCOURAGE THE VISUAL ARTS
WITHIN THE STATE AND SHALL GIVE TWO PUBLIC  SHOWINGS  WITHIN  THE  STATE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04175-01-5

Co-Sponsors

S4235A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2121
Law Section:
Arts and Cultural Affairs Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3.17, Arts & Cul L

S4235A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the Edward Hopper citation of merit for visual artists.

S4235A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4235A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4235--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 11, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LITTLE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Cultural Affairs, Tourism,
  Parks and Recreation -- committee discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the arts and cultural affairs law, in relation to estab-
  lishing the Edward Hopper citation of merit for visual artists

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

  Section 1. The arts and cultural affairs law is amended  by  adding  a
new section 3.17 to read as follows:
  S  3.17.  NEW  YORK  STATE  EDWARD HOPPER CITATION OF MERIT FOR VISUAL
ARTISTS. 1. THE GOVERNOR SHALL BIENNIALLY PRESENT  THE  NEW  YORK  STATE
EDWARD  HOPPER  CITATION  OF  MERIT  TO  A DISTINGUISHED NEW YORK VISUAL
ARTIST WHO IS MAKING A SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTION TO  THE  ADVANCEMENT  OF
THE  ARTS IN NEW YORK STATE UPON THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE PANEL CONSTI-
TUTED IN THIS SECTION. THE VISUAL ARTIST SELECTED  SHALL  BE  CONSIDERED
THE  STATE  VISUAL  ARTIST AND THE CITATION SHALL CARRY AN HONORARIUM OF
TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS.
  2. THE COUNCIL ON THE ARTS SHALL BIENNIALLY  APPOINT  AND  CONVENE  AN
ADVISORY  PANEL OF DISTINGUISHED VISUAL ARTISTS AND PERSONS WITH PARTIC-
ULAR EXPERTISE IN THE FIELD OF VISUAL ART. THE DIRECTOR OF  THE  COUNCIL
AND  THE ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF THE EDWARD HOPPER HOUSE SHALL BE PERMANENT
MEMBERS OF THE ADVISORY PANEL. EACH CURRENT  STATE  VISUAL  ARTIST  WILL
SERVE  AS  A  MEMBER  OF  THE  PANEL IN CHOOSING THE NEXT NEW YORK STATE
EDWARD HOPPER VISUAL ARTIST.
  THE PANEL SHALL RECOMMEND  TO  THE  GOVERNOR  A  VISUAL  ARTIST  WHOSE
ACHIEVEMENTS MAKE HIM OR HER DESERVING OF SUCH RECOGNITION.
  3. THE STATE VISUAL ARTIST SHALL PROMOTE AND ENCOURAGE THE VISUAL ARTS
WITHIN  THE  STATE  AND  SHALL GIVE TWO PUBLIC SHOWINGS WITHIN THE STATE
EACH YEAR, ONE OF WHICH SHALL BE HELD AT THE  EDWARD  HOPPER  HOUSE  ART
CENTER  IN  THE VILLAGE OF NYACK.  UPON COMPLETION OF THE EXHIBITS, EACH

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04175-03-5

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