senate Bill S709

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes a temporary commission on AMBER Alert effectiveness

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to finance
Jun 20, 2019 committed to rules
May 20, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 15, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 14, 2019 1st report cal.715
Jan 09, 2019 referred to finance

Votes

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May 14, 2019 - Finance committee Vote

S709
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committee
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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S709 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Appropriations
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S9004

S709 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a temporary commission on AMBER Alert effectiveness to study and make recommendations on any improvements that may be taken toward the activation and dissemination of the alert; makes an appropriation therefor.

S709 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S709 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   709

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. BOYLE, ADDABBO, BROOKS, GALLIVAN, RITCHIE, SEPULVEDA
  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to
  the Committee on Finance

AN  ACT  establishing  a  temporary  state  commission to study and make
  recommendations on the effectiveness of the  AMBER  Alert;  making  an
  appropriation   therefor;   and  providing  for  the  repeal  of  such
  provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section 1. A temporary state commission, to be known as the commission
on  AMBER  Alert effectiveness, hereafter referred to as the commission,
is hereby created to evaluate and make  recommendations  concerning  the
effectiveness of the AMBER Alert system.
  §  2.  (a)  The  commission  shall  consist of thirteen members, to be
appointed as follows: three members to be  appointed  by  the  temporary
president of the senate; three members to be appointed by the speaker of
the assembly; two members to be appointed by the governor; one member to
be  appointed  by  the  minority  leader of the senate; one member to be
appointed by the minority leader of the assembly; two members  shall  be
from  the New York State Police and one member shall be from the Depart-
ment of Criminal Justice Services.  The  appointees  shall  have  demon-
strated expertise in the AMBER Alert system and shall include but not be
limited  to  members  from  district  attorney's  offices  and local law
enforcement.  The governor shall designate  the  chairperson  and  vice-
chairperson  of  the  commission.    Vacancies  in the membership of the
commission and among its officers shall be filled in the manner provided
for original appointments or designations.
  (b) The members of the commission shall receive  no  compensation  for
their services, but shall be allowed their actual and necessary expenses
incurred  in the performance of their duties under this act. The commis-

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

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