senate Bill S5399

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Names the wood frog the official amphibian of the state of New York

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Investigations And Government Operations Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to investigations and government operations
Jun 20, 2019 committed to rules
Jun 03, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 30, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 29, 2019 1st report cal.966
Apr 29, 2019 referred to investigations and government operations

Votes

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May 29, 2019 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

S5399
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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S5399 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7303
Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
State Law
Laws Affected:
Add §92, State L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A10299
2017-2018: A3405

S5399 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Names the wood frog the official amphibian of the state of New York.

S5399 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5399 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5399

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 29, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. MARTINEZ, ANTONACCI -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed,  and  when  printed  to  be committed to the Committee on Investi-
  gations and Government Operations

AN ACT to amend the state law, in relation to naming the wood  frog  the
  official amphibian of the state of New York

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

  Section 1. The state law is amended by adding a new section 92 to read
as follows:
  § 92. STATE AMPHIBIAN. THE WOOD FROG (LITHOBATES SYLVATICUS) SHALL  BE
THE OFFICIAL AMPHIBIAN OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.







 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07143-01-9

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