senate Bill S5616

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the presentment of flags which were lowered to half-staff in memorial of the death of any police officer or peace officer

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A7575 - Signed by Governor


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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 26, 2015 signed chap.385
Oct 14, 2015 delivered to governor
Jun 10, 2015 returned to assembly
passed senate
substituted for s5616
Jun 10, 2015 substituted by a7575
Jun 09, 2015 ordered to third reading cal.1425
reported and committed to rules
May 20, 2015 referred to finance

Votes

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Jun 9, 2015 - Rules committee Vote

S5616
23
0
committee
23
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S5616 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7575
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง845-a, Exec L

S5616 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the presentment of flags which were lowered to half-staff in memorial of the death of any police officer or peace officer; establishes that the commissioner of the division of criminal justice services, with the office of general services, shall arrange for the procurement and presentment of flags that were flown at half-staff in memorial of the death of any police officer or peace officer to the person designated to dispose of the remains of the officer.

S5616 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5616 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5616

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 20, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  FARLEY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation  to  the  presentment  of
  flags which were lowered to half-staff in memorial of the death of any
  police officer or peace officer

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

  Section 1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section  845-a
to read as follows:
  S 845-A. PRESENTMENT OF FLAGS LOWERED TO HALF-STAFF IN MEMORIAL OF THE
DEATH  OF ANY POLICE OFFICER OR PEACE OFFICER. IN THE EVENT THE GOVERNOR
ORDERS THE FLAGS OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE STATE OF NEW  YORK  TO  BE
LOWERED TO HALF-STAFF, IN MEMORIAL OF THE DEATH OF ANY POLICE OFFICER OR
PEACE  OFFICER  IDENTIFIED IN THE CENTRAL STATE REGISTRY OF POLICE OFFI-
CERS AND PEACE OFFICERS ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO  SECTION  EIGHT  HUNDRED
FORTY-FIVE  OF THIS ARTICLE, THE COMMISSIONER SHALL, IN COOPERATION WITH
THE OFFICE OF GENERAL SERVICES, ARRANGE FOR THE PROCUREMENT OF A FLAG OF
THE UNITED STATES AND A FLAG OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, WHICH WERE FLYING
OVER THE CAPITOL BUILDING  AT  THE  TIME  SUCH  FLAGS  WERE  LOWERED  TO
HALF-STAFF IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE GOVERNOR'S ORDER. UPON THE PROCUREMENT
OF  SUCH  FLAGS,  THE  COMMISSIONER, OR HIS OR HER REPRESENTATIVE, SHALL
OFFER THE PRESENTMENT OF SUCH FLAGS, WITHOUT COST, TO THE PERSON  DESIG-
NATED  TO  DISPOSE  OF  THE  REMAINS OF THE OFFICER, IN WHOSE HONOR SUCH
FLAGS WERE LOWERED IN MEMORIAL.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10826-01-5

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