|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 20, 2020||referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs|
senate Bill S7784
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Veterans, Homeland Security And Military Affairs Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S7784 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- Senate Veterans, Homeland Security And Military Affairs
- Law Section:
- Executive Law
- Laws Affected:
- Add §192, Exec L
- Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2021-2022: S1225, A4456
S7784 (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.
S7784 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7784 SPONSOR: RITCHIE TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, in relation to the governor's mili- tary council PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill would establish the "Governor's Military Council" for the purpose of assisting the Governor and Legislature with the development and reform of certain aspects of military operations in New York. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends the executive law by adding a new section 192 which establishes the "Governor's Military Council". Section 2 outlines the criteria for members of the military council as well as outlining how individuals are selected to serve on the council.
S7784 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7784 I N S E N A T E February 20, 2020 ___________ Introduced by Sen. RITCHIE -- 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 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 COMMANDERS MAY SERVE AS EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL. APPOINTMENTS SHALL BE MADE WITHIN SIXTY DAYS OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
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