senate Bill S4440

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Directs the director of the office of homeland security and emergency services to conduct a review of security of metropolitan transportation authority facilities

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 19, 2019 referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1689
committee discharged and committed to rules
Mar 11, 2019 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

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S4440 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4865
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §709, add §719, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A5233
2011-2012: A1649
2013-2014: A2449
2015-2016: A276
2017-2018: A1343

S4440 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the director of the office of homeland security and emergency services to conduct a review and analysis of the security measures taken at the transportation facilities of the metropolitan transportation authority and its subsidiaries; requires such director to issue confidential reports of his or her findings and recommendations.

S4440 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4440 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4440

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 11, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. GIANARIS, STAVISKY -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Veterans,
  Homeland Security and Military Affairs

AN  ACT  to amend the executive law, in relation to creation of security
  measures for the transportation facilities of the metropolitan  trans-
  portation authority

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (q) of subdivision 2 of section 709 of the execu-
tive law, as amended by section 14 of part B of chapter 56 of  the  laws
of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
  (q) request from any department, division, office, commission or other
agency  of the state or any political subdivision thereof, OR ANY PUBLIC
AUTHORITY OR PUBLIC BENEFIT CORPORATION, and the same are authorized  to
provide,  such  assistance,  services and data as may be required by the
division of homeland security and emergency services in carrying out the
purposes of this article, subject to applicable laws, rules,  and  regu-
lations;
  §  2. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 719 to read
as follows:
  § 719. PROTECTION OF CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE; METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTA-
TION AUTHORITY FACILITIES. 1. NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  OTHER  PROVISION  OF
LAW,  THE  DIRECTOR  OF  THE  OFFICE  OF HOMELAND SECURITY AND EMERGENCY
SERVICES SHALL CONDUCT A REVIEW AND ANALYSIS OF MEASURES BEING TAKEN  BY
THE  METROPOLITAN  TRANSPORTATION  AUTHORITY  AND  ANY  OTHER  AGENCY OR
AUTHORITY OF THE STATE OR ANY POLITICAL SUBDIVISION THEREOF AND, TO  THE
EXTENT  PRACTICABLE,  OF  ANY FEDERAL ENTITY, TO PROTECT THE SECURITY OF
CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE RELATED TO THE TRANSPORTATION FACILITIES,  WHICH
SHALL  INCLUDE  THOSE  FACILITIES  SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION SEVENTEEN OF
SECTION TWELVE HUNDRED SIXTY-ONE OF THE PUBLIC AUTHORITIES LAW AND SHALL
ALSO INCLUDE, FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, BRIDGES AND TUNNELS  OF  THE

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

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