senate Bill S1942

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Provides bicycle access to public office buildings

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Investigations And Government Operations Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 02, 2016 print number 1942a
May 02, 2016 amend and recommit to investigations and government operations
Jan 06, 2016 referred to investigations and government operations
Feb 26, 2015 reported and committed to finance
Jan 15, 2015 referred to investigations and government operations

Votes

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Feb 26, 2015 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

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Investigations and Government Operations Committee Vote: Feb 26, 2015

aye wr (1)

Co-Sponsors

S1942 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7306
Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
Public Buildings Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §11, Pub Bldg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S6149, A9543
2011-2012: S625, A5243
2013-2014: S2265, A5304
2017-2018: S4300, A6688
2019-2020: A6825

S1942 - Summary

Provides bicycle access to public office buildings for state employees, contractors and visitors; requires the commissioner of general services to make an inventory of all existing bicycle parking and storage facilities at all state office buildings and office buildings in which the state leases or occupies space.

S1942 - Sponsor Memo

S1942 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1942

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 15, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. KLEIN, KRUEGER, MONTGOMERY, SAMPSON, SAVINO -- read
  twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
  Committee on Investigations and Government Operations

AN  ACT to amend the public buildings law, in relation to bicycle access
  to public office buildings

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

  Section 1. Section 11 of the public buildings law, as added by chapter
819  of  the laws of 1987 and subdivision 2 as amended by chapter 126 of
the laws of 1988, is amended to read as follows:
  S 11. [Pilot program] PROGRAM  of  bicycle  parking  facilities.    1.
Legislative finding. In recognition of the role which bicycles can serve
as  a  valuable  transportation  mode  with energy conservation, health,
PHYSICAL FITNESS and environmental benefits, it is hereby declared to be
the policy of the state that provision for  adequate  and  safe  bicycle
facilities  including  the use of present facilities for safe and secure
bicycle  parking  be  included  in  the  planning  [and],   development,
CONSTRUCTION OR RECONSTRUCTION of all state facilities.
  2.  (a) The commissioner of general services shall undertake a [pilot]
program for THE provision and promotion of safe and secure bicycle park-
ing facilities at state office buildings FOR STATE EMPLOYEES  AND  VISI-
TORS AT SUCH BUILDINGS. The commissioner[, within one year of the enact-
ment  of  this  section,]  OF  GENERAL  SERVICES  shall  provide, at the
principal office buildings under  his  OR  HER  superintendence  at  the
Nelson  A.  Rockefeller Empire State Plaza in Albany[, New York], secure
bicycle parking facilities for use by employees and visitors.  PROVIDED,
FURTHER, THAT THE COMMISSIONER OF GENERAL SERVICES SHALL MAKE AN  INVEN-
TORY  OF  ALL  EXISTING  BICYCLE  PARKING FACILITIES AT ALL STATE OFFICE
BUILDINGS AND OFFICE BUILDINGS IN WHICH THE  STATE  LEASES  OR  OCCUPIES
SPACE. SUCH INVENTORY SHALL BE MADE ONLY OF STATE OWNED OR LEASED BUILD-
INGS  OR  OFFICES  WHICH HAVE OVER FIFTY STATE EMPLOYEES LOCATED AT SUCH

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03892-01-5

Co-Sponsors

S1942A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7306
Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
Public Buildings Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §11, Pub Bldg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S6149, A9543
2011-2012: S625, A5243
2013-2014: S2265, A5304
2017-2018: S4300, A6688
2019-2020: A6825

S1942A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides bicycle access to public office buildings for state employees, contractors and visitors; requires the commissioner of general services to make an inventory of all existing bicycle parking and storage facilities at all state office buildings and office buildings in which the state leases or occupies space.

S1942A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1942A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1942--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 15, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. KLEIN, KRUEGER, MONTGOMERY, SAVINO -- read twice and
  ordered  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
  Investigations and Government Operations -- recommitted to the Commit-
  tee on Investigations and Government  Operations  in  accordance  with
  Senate  Rule  6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the public buildings law, in relation to bicycle  access
  to public office buildings

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

  Section 1. Section 11 of the public buildings law, as added by chapter
819 of the laws of 1987 and subdivision 2 as amended by chapter  126  of
the laws of 1988, is amended to read as follows:
  S 11. [Pilot  program]  PROGRAM  of  bicycle  parking facilities.   1.
Legislative finding. In recognition of the role which bicycles can serve
as a valuable transportation  mode  with  energy  conservation,  health,
PHYSICAL FITNESS and environmental benefits, it is hereby declared to be
the  policy  of  the  state that provision for adequate and safe bicycle
facilities including the use of present facilities for safe  and  secure
bicycle   parking  be  included  in  the  planning  [and],  development,
CONSTRUCTION OR RECONSTRUCTION of all state facilities.
  2. (a) The commissioner of general services shall undertake a  [pilot]
program for THE provision and promotion of safe and secure bicycle park-
ing  facilities  at state office buildings FOR STATE EMPLOYEES AND VISI-
TORS AT SUCH BUILDINGS. The commissioner[, within one year of the enact-
ment of this  section,]  OF  GENERAL  SERVICES  shall  provide,  at  the
principal  office  buildings  under  his  OR  HER superintendence at the
Nelson A. Rockefeller Empire State Plaza in Albany[, New  York],  secure
bicycle parking facilities for use by employees and visitors.  PROVIDED,
FURTHER,  THAT THE COMMISSIONER OF GENERAL SERVICES SHALL MAKE AN INVEN-
TORY OF ALL EXISTING BICYCLE PARKING  FACILITIES  AT  ALL  STATE  OFFICE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03892-03-6

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