assembly Bill A7428

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes the governor's military council

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Mar 10, 2020 held for consideration in governmental operations
Jan 08, 2020 referred to governmental operations
May 03, 2019 referred to governmental operations

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A7428 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7784
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §192, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2021-2022: A4456, S1225
2023-2024: A2975

A7428 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the governor's military council for purposes of growing and protecting major military activities in the state, to leverage such military activities into creating additional defense-related jobs, and to help local units of government improve the quality of life of members of the armed forces and their families in New York state.

A7428 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  7428

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               May 3, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. WALCZYK -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Governmental Operations

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to the  governor's  mili-
  tary council

  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 192 to
read as follows:
  § 192. GOVERNOR'S MILITARY COUNCIL. 1.  THERE  IS  HEREBY  ESTABLISHED
WITHIN  THE DIVISION OF MILITARY AND NAVAL AFFAIRS A COUNCIL TO BE KNOWN
AS THE "GOVERNOR'S MILITARY COUNCIL".  THE  MISSION  OF  THE  GOVERNOR'S
MILITARY  COUNCIL  IS  TO  GROW  AND  PROTECT  MAJOR MILITARY ACTIVITIES
LOCATED IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK, TO LEVERAGE SUCH  MILITARY  ACTIVITIES
INTO  CREATING  ADDITIONAL DEFENSE RELATED JOBS, AND TO HELP LOCAL UNITS
OF GOVERNMENT IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF LIFE OF MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES
AND THEIR FAMILIES IN THIS STATE.
  2. (A) THE GOVERNOR'S MILITARY COUNCIL SHALL CONSIST OF NO  MORE  THAN
TWELVE  MEMBERS,  EACH  TO SERVE FOR A TERM OF THREE YEARS. SUCH MEMBERS
SHALL BE APPOINTED AS FOLLOWS: ONE MEMBER  SHALL  BE  APPOINTED  BY  THE
TEMPORARY  PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE; ONE MEMBER SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE
MINORITY LEADER OF THE SENATE; ONE MEMBER  SHALL  BE  APPOINTED  BY  THE
SPEAKER  OF  THE ASSEMBLY; ONE MEMBER SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE MINORITY
LEADER OF THE ASSEMBLY; AND EIGHT MEMBERS  SHALL  BE  APPOINTED  BY  THE
GOVERNOR. OF THE TWELVE MEMBERS, SUCH MEMBERS SHALL INCLUDE THE ADJUTANT
GENERAL,  THE  COMMISSIONER OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, THE COMMISSIONER OF
LABOR, AND THE DIRECTOR OF THE DIVISION OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS,  OR  THEIR
DESIGNATED  REPRESENTATIVES.  OF  THE TWELVE MEMBERS, SUCH MEMBERS SHALL
INCLUDE ONE MEMBER FROM EACH AREA IN THIS STATE IN WHICH A MILITARY BASE
IS LOCATED, INCLUDING KINGS COUNTY, JEFFERSON COUNTY, ORANGE COUNTY, AND
SARATOGA COUNTY. THE GOVERNOR SHALL DESIGNATE ONE MEMBER AS CHAIRPERSON,
AND MAY DESIGNATE OTHER OFFICERS AS DEEMED  APPROPRIATE.  BASE  OR  POST

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