senate Bill S776A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Enacts the "New York is home act" to establish New York state citizenship, regardless of immigration status, and providing certain rights and benefits to persons with such citizenship; repealer

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 13, 2016 print number 776a
Jan 13, 2016 amend and recommit to finance
Jan 06, 2016 referred to finance
Jan 07, 2015 referred to finance

Co-Sponsors

S776 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 14-A §§275 - 275-f, §§243-a & 223-a, amd §§296, 296-a & 296-b, Exec L; amd §5-102, El L; amd §§3 & 89, Pub Off L; amd §5, Tax L; amd §3-503, Gen Ob L; rpld §661 sub 3, amd Ed L, generally; amd §126, ABC L; amd §10, Gen City L; amd Part I §1 Art X, Chap 882 of 1953; amd §3421, Pub Health L; amd §§41, 72 & 89-h, Gen Bus L; amd §440-a, RP L; amd §460, Judy L; amd §502, rpld sub 1, V & T L; rpld §131-k, amd §122, Soc Serv L; add §71-b, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S7879
2017-2018: S1215
2019-2020: S1021

S776 - Summary

Enacts the "New York is home act" to establish New York state citizenship, regardless of immigration status, and providing certain rights and benefits to persons with such citizenship.

S776 - Sponsor Memo

S776 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   776

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  RIVERA, ESPAILLAT, PERKINS, SERRANO -- read twice
  and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
  on Finance

AN ACT to amend the executive law, the election law, the public officers
  law, the tax law, the general obligations law, the education law,  the
  alcoholic  beverage  control law, the general city law, chapter 882 of
  the laws of 1953, establishing a compact with the state of New  Jersey
  for  the elimination of criminal and corrupt practices in the handling
  of waterborne freight within the port of New York district, the public
  health law, the general business law, the real property law, the judi-
  ciary law, the vehicle and traffic law, the social  services  law  and
  the correction law, in relation to enacting the "New York is home act"
  to  establish  New York state citizenship, regardless of federal immi-
  gration status, and requiring the provision of certain rights of  such
  citizenship; to repeal subdivision 1 of section 502 of the vehicle and
  traffic  law relating to applications for drivers' licenses; to repeal
  section 131-k of the social services law relating to  illegal  aliens;
  and to repeal subdivision 3 of section 661 of the education law relat-
  ing to residency for eligibility for student financial aid

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

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
the "New York is home act".
  S  2. Legislative findings. The legislature hereby finds that New York
is home to over 19.5 million individuals, including workers,  consumers,
students,  neighbors and taxpayers. The wellbeing of this state is inex-
tricably linked to the wellbeing of all these  New  Yorkers.  These  New
Yorkers  share  a  common destiny and common dreams: a thriving New York
state replete with healthy families, healthy  communities  and  striving

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03792-01-5

Co-Sponsors

S776A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 14-A §§275 - 275-f, §§243-a & 223-a, amd §§296, 296-a & 296-b, Exec L; amd §5-102, El L; amd §§3 & 89, Pub Off L; amd §5, Tax L; amd §3-503, Gen Ob L; rpld §661 sub 3, amd Ed L, generally; amd §126, ABC L; amd §10, Gen City L; amd Part I §1 Art X, Chap 882 of 1953; amd §3421, Pub Health L; amd §§41, 72 & 89-h, Gen Bus L; amd §440-a, RP L; amd §460, Judy L; amd §502, rpld sub 1, V & T L; rpld §131-k, amd §122, Soc Serv L; add §71-b, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S7879
2017-2018: S1215
2019-2020: S1021

S776A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "New York is home act" to establish New York state citizenship, regardless of immigration status, and providing certain rights and benefits to persons with such citizenship.

S776A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S776A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 776--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  RIVERA,  ESPAILLAT, HAMILTON, PERKINS, SERRANO --
  read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to
  the Committee on Finance -- recommitted to the Committee on Finance in
  accordance  with  Senate  Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the executive law, the election law, the public officers
  law,  the tax law, the general obligations law, the education law, the
  alcoholic beverage control law, the general city law, chapter  882  of
  the  laws of 1953, establishing a compact with the state of New Jersey
  for the elimination of criminal and corrupt practices in the  handling
  of waterborne freight within the port of New York district, the public
  health law, the general business law, the real property law, the judi-
  ciary  law,  the  vehicle and traffic law, the social services law and
  the correction law, in relation to enacting the "New York is home act"
  to establish New York state citizenship, regardless of  federal  immi-
  gration  status, and requiring the provision of certain rights of such
  citizenship; to repeal subdivision 1 of section 502 of the vehicle and
  traffic law relating to applications for drivers' licenses; to  repeal
  section  131-k  of the social services law relating to illegal aliens;
  and to repeal subdivision 3 of section 661 of the education law relat-
  ing to residency for eligibility for student financial aid

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "New York is home act".
  S 2. Legislative findings. The legislature hereby finds that New  York
is  home to over 19.5 million individuals, including workers, consumers,
students, neighbors and taxpayers. The wellbeing of this state is  inex-
tricably  linked  to  the  wellbeing of all these New Yorkers. These New

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

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