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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 03, 2018||referred to investigations and government operations|
|Feb 08, 2017||referred to investigations and government operations|
senate Bill S4300
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Investigations And Government Operations Committee
- In Committee
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- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
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S4300 (ACTIVE) - Details
S4300 (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.
S4300 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S4300 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the public buildings law, in relation to bicycle access to public office buildings PURPOSE : To encourage the use of bicycles by establishing a program to promote the safe and secure storage and parking of such bicycles at New York State office buildings. Encouraging the use of bicycles can help to reduce air pollution from the use of motor vehicles and help to keep its users more physically fit. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Section 1: Amends Public Buildings Law section 11 to expand on the existing bicycle parking pilot program at NYS State office buildings in Albany, New York (i.e. Empire State Plaza). Subdivision 1 recognizes the important role in which bicycles can serve as a valuable transportation mode that can help to promote energy conservation, cleaner air, health, physical fitness, and other environmental benefits. Further, this bill declares it the official policy of the state to provide for adequate and safe bicycle facilities, including the use of present facilities for safe and secure bicycle parking and storage. Further, that bicycle usage be included in the planning, development, construction or re-construction
S4300 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4300 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 8, 2017 ___________ Introduced by Sens. CARLUCCI, KLEIN, KRUEGER, MONTGOMERY, 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: § 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.
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