senate Bill S7784

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes the governor's military council

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Veterans, Homeland Security And Military Affairs Committee


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Feb 20, 2020 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

S7784 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7428
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
2023-2024: A2975

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

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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