senate Bill S5299

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Authorizes the New York state council on the arts to provide awards to encourage and honor young writers in New York state

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks And Recreation Committee


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Jan 08, 2020 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation
Apr 24, 2019 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation

S5299 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks And Recreation
Law Section:
Arts and Cultural Affairs
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S4437

S5299 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the New York state council on the arts to provide awards to encourage and honor young writers in New York state.

S5299 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5299 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5299

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 24, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MAY  --  read  twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Cultural Affairs, Tourism,
  Parks and Recreation

AN ACT to authorize the New York state council on the  arts  to  provide
  awards to encourage and honor young writers in New York state

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

  Section 1. Notwithstanding any other provision  of  law,  rule,  regu-
lation  or  policy  to the contrary, it shall be permissible for the New
York state council on the arts to select each summer, 10 writers between
the ages of 12 and 16, inclusive, to each receive an award with an hono-
rarium of $3,000; if such honorarium and award is established  in  stat-
ute.
  The   procedures  and  guidelines  as  are  necessary  to  effect  the
provisions of this act shall be established by the New York state  coun-
cil  on the arts, but shall require at a minimum, that the candidates be
residents of New York state, be between the ages of 12  and  16,  inclu-
sive,  and  be  engaged  in  productive and meritorious creative writing
endeavors as defined by the council, and that such awards will be grant-
ed in the summer months annually.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11302-01-9

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