senate Bill S25A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Enacts the "bird-friendly building council act" to establish a council to promote the use of bird-friendly building materials and design features in buildings

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 18, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.256
substituted for a4055b
Jun 11, 2019 referred to ways and means
returned to assembly
repassed senate
Jun 05, 2019 amended on third reading 25b
Jun 05, 2019 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to senate
recalled from assembly
Apr 30, 2019 referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Apr 08, 2019 amended on third reading 25a
Mar 25, 2019 advanced to third reading
Mar 20, 2019 2nd report cal.
Mar 19, 2019 1st report cal.307
Jan 09, 2019 referred to environmental conservation

Votes

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Mar 19, 2019 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

S25
9
0
committee
9
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Mar 19, 2019

aye wr (2)

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S25 - Details

Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3-0121, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4204
2013-2014: S4586
2015-2016: S78
2017-2018: S73

S25 - Summary

Enacts the "bird-friendly building council act" to establish a council to promote the use of bird-friendly building materials and design features in buildings; research the magnitude of problems facing birds colliding with buildings; identify existing and emerging products, technologies and concepts to reduce or eliminate bird mortality from building collisions; and develop public awareness.

S25 - Sponsor Memo

S25 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   25

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. HOYLMAN, SERRANO -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Environmental
  Conservation

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  environmental  conservation law, in relation to
  enacting the "bird-friendly building council act"

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "bird-friendly building council act".
  § 2. Legislative findings. The legislature finds that:
  (a) a federal multi-agency report issued in 2009, entitled "The  State
of the Birds, United States of America", provides the most comprehensive
assessment to date on the status of bird populations;
  (b)  the  multi-agency  report concludes that nearly one-third of this
nation's 800 bird species are endangered, threatened or  in  significant
decline;
  (c)  daytime  and nighttime collisions with man-made structures is the
most significant quantifiable cause of avian mortality and is increasing
with adverse effects being seen at a  population  level  with  estimates
ranging  from  several  hundred  million to one billion birds dying from
collisions annually in the United States;
  (d) not only are birds beautiful, interesting  and  fascinating  crea-
tures  that  are  eagerly  welcomed  by millions of Americans into their
backyards every year, but birds also have significant  positive  impacts
on the economies of the United States and New York state;
  (e)  the  United  States  Fish  and Wildlife Service has reported that
birdwatchers contribute thirty-six billion dollars annually to the econ-
omy, and birds naturally provide  billions  of  dollars  worth  of  pest
control, benefitting farmers, forestry owners and consumers alike;

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

Co-Sponsors

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S25A - Details

Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3-0121, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4204
2013-2014: S4586
2015-2016: S78
2017-2018: S73

S25A - Summary

Enacts the "bird-friendly building council act" to establish a council to promote the use of bird-friendly building materials and design features in buildings; research the magnitude of problems facing birds colliding with buildings; identify existing and emerging products, technologies and concepts to reduce or eliminate bird mortality from building collisions; and develop public awareness.

S25A - Sponsor Memo

S25A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  25--A
    Cal. No. 307

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. HOYLMAN, SERRANO -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Environmental
  Conservation  --  reported  favorably  from said committee, ordered to
  first and second report, ordered  to  a  third  reading,  amended  and
  ordered reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  environmental  conservation law, in relation to
  enacting the "bird-friendly building council act"

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "bird-friendly building council act".
  § 2. Legislative findings. The legislature finds that:
  (a) a federal multi-agency report issued in 2009, entitled "The  State
of the Birds, United States of America", provides the most comprehensive
assessment to date on the status of bird populations;
  (b)  the  multi-agency  report concludes that nearly one-third of this
nation's 800 bird species are endangered, threatened or  in  significant
decline;
  (c)  daytime  and nighttime collisions with man-made structures is the
most significant quantifiable cause of avian mortality and is increasing
with adverse effects being seen at a  population  level  with  estimates
ranging  from  several  hundred  million to one billion birds dying from
collisions annually in the United States;
  (d) not only are birds beautiful, interesting  and  fascinating  crea-
tures  that  are  eagerly  welcomed  by millions of Americans into their
backyards every year, but birds also have significant  positive  impacts
on the economies of the United States and New York state;
  (e)  the  United  States  Fish  and Wildlife Service has reported that
birdwatchers contribute thirty-six billion dollars annually to the econ-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

Co-Sponsors

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S25B (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3-0121, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4204
2013-2014: S4586
2015-2016: S78
2017-2018: S73

S25B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "bird-friendly building council act" to establish a council to promote the use of bird-friendly building materials and design features in buildings; research the magnitude of problems facing birds colliding with buildings; identify existing and emerging products, technologies and concepts to reduce or eliminate bird mortality from building collisions; and develop public awareness.

S25B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S25B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  25--B
    Cal. No. 307

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. HOYLMAN, CARLUCCI, HARCKHAM, KAPLAN, KRUEGER, SERRA-
  NO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed
  to  the  Committee on Environmental Conservation -- reported favorably
  from said committee, ordered to first and second report, ordered to  a
  third  reading,  amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place in
  the order of third reading -- passed by Senate and  delivered  to  the
  Assembly,  recalled,  vote  reconsidered,  restored  to third reading,
  amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place  in  the  order  of
  third reading

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  environmental  conservation law, in relation to
  enacting the "bird-friendly building council act"

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "bird-friendly building council act".
  § 2. Legislative findings. The legislature finds that:
  (a) a federal multi-agency report issued in 2009, entitled "The  State
of the Birds, United States of America", provides the most comprehensive
assessment to date on the status of bird populations;
  (b)  the  multi-agency  report concludes that nearly one-third of this
nation's 800 bird species are endangered, threatened or  in  significant
decline;
  (c)  daytime  and nighttime collisions with man-made structures is the
most significant quantifiable cause of avian mortality and is increasing
with adverse effects being seen at a  population  level  with  estimates
ranging  from  several  hundred  million to one billion birds dying from
collisions annually in the United States;
  (d) not only are birds beautiful, interesting  and  fascinating  crea-
tures  that  are  eagerly  welcomed  by millions of Americans into their

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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