senate Bill S5799A

Vetoed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Exempts utility workers from state and local traveling bans during declared emergencies

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 26, 2015 vetoed memo.220
Oct 14, 2015 delivered to governor
Jun 18, 2015 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.589
substituted for a8059b
Jun 16, 2015 referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1694
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 13, 2015 print number 5799a
Jun 13, 2015 amend (t) and recommit to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Jun 03, 2015 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

S5799 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8059
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§22 & 23, Exec L

S5799 - Summary

Exempts certain utility workers from state and local traveling bans during declared emergencies.

S5799 - Sponsor Memo

S5799 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5799

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 3, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GRIFFO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
  ty and Military Affairs

AN ACT to amend the executive law,  in  relation  to  exempting  utility
  workers  from  state and local traveling bans during declared emergen-
  cies

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

  Section  1. Subparagraph 13 of paragraph b of subdivision 3 of section
22 of the executive law, as amended by section 3 of part B of chapter 56
of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
  (13) control of ingress and  egress  to  and  from  a  disaster  area,
INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, EXEMPTING FROM TRAVEL BANS THOSE ESSENTIAL
PRIVATE  AND  PUBLIC  PERSONNEL  WHO ARE SUMMONED TO ASSIST IN EMERGENCY
SERVICES, SUCH AS UTILITY WORKERS WHO NEED TO REACH  DECLARED  EMERGENCY
AREAS  IN ORDER TO PERFORM TASKS RELATED TO THE RESTORATION AND/OR MAIN-
TENANCE OF ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE;
  S 2. Subparagraph 13 of paragraph b of subdivision 7 of section 23  of
the  executive  law,  as amended by section 4 of part B of chapter 56 of
the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
  (13) control of ingress and  egress  to  and  from  a  disaster  area,
INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, EXEMPTING FROM TRAVEL BANS THOSE ESSENTIAL
PRIVATE  AND  PUBLIC  PERSONNEL  WHO ARE SUMMONED TO ASSIST IN EMERGENCY
SERVICES, SUCH AS UTILITY WORKERS WHO NEED TO REACH  DECLARED  EMERGENCY
AREAS  IN ORDER TO PERFORM TASKS RELATED TO THE RESTORATION AND/OR MAIN-
TENANCE OF ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE;
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11473-01-5

Co-Sponsors

S5799A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8059
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§22 & 23, Exec L

S5799A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Exempts certain utility workers from state and local traveling bans during declared emergencies.

S5799A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5799A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5799--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 3, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GRIFFO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
  ty and Military Affairs -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the executive law,  in  relation  to  exempting  certain
  utility  and  other workers from state and local traveling bans during
  declared emergencies

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

  Section  1. Subparagraph 13 of paragraph b of subdivision 3 of section
22 of the executive law, as amended by section 3 of part B of chapter 56
of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
  (13) control of ingress and  egress  to  and  from  a  disaster  area,
INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, EXEMPTING FROM TRAVEL BANS THOSE ESSENTIAL
PRIVATE  AND  PUBLIC  PERSONNEL  WHO  ARE SUMMONED BY THEIR EMPLOYERS TO
ASSIST IN EMERGENCY SERVICES, SUCH AS UTILITY AND OTHER WORKERS WHO NEED
TO REACH DECLARED EMERGENCY AREAS IN ORDER TO PERFORM TASKS  RELATED  TO
THE  RESTORATION AND/OR MAINTENANCE OF ENERGY AND COMMUNICATIONS INFRAS-
TRUCTURE;
  S 2. Subparagraph 13 of paragraph b of subdivision 7 of section 23  of
the  executive  law,  as amended by section 4 of part B of chapter 56 of
the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
  (13) control of ingress and  egress  to  and  from  a  disaster  area,
INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, EXEMPTING FROM TRAVEL BANS THOSE ESSENTIAL
PRIVATE  AND  PUBLIC  PERSONNEL  WHO  ARE SUMMONED BY THEIR EMPLOYERS TO
ASSIST IN EMERGENCY SERVICES, SUCH AS UTILITY AND OTHER WORKERS WHO NEED
TO REACH DECLARED EMERGENCY AREAS IN ORDER TO PERFORM TASKS  RELATED  TO
THE  RESTORATION AND/OR MAINTENANCE OF ENERGY AND COMMUNICATIONS INFRAS-
TRUCTURE;
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11473-05-5

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