senate Bill S8387

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the length of time of a state disaster emergency declaration

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Veterans, Homeland Security And Military Affairs Committee


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May 21, 2020 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

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S8387 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10502
Current Committee:
Senate Veterans, Homeland Security And Military Affairs
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§28 & 29-a, add §§28-b & 29-l, Exec L

S8387 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the length of time of a state disaster emergency declaration, requires the governor to transmit a weekly report to the legislature during a state disaster emergency and relates to the communication between the governor and parties affected by a suspension of laws during a state disaster emergency.

S8387 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8387 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8387

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 21, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. GRIFFO, GALLIVAN -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on  Veterans,  Home-
  land Security and Military Affairs

AN  ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to the length of time of
  a state disaster emergency  declaration,  requiring  the  governor  to
  transmit  a  weekly  report to the legislature during a state disaster
  emergency, and the communication  between  the  governor  and  parties
  affected by a suspension of laws during a state disaster emergency

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

  Section 1.  Subdivision 3 of section 28 of the executive law, as added
by chapter 640 of the laws of 1978 and as renumbered by chapter  708  of
the laws of 1981, is amended to read as follows:
  3.  The  executive  order shall include a description of the disaster,
and the affected area. Such order or orders shall remain in effect for a
period not to exceed [six months] THIRTY DAYS or until rescinded by  the
governor,  whichever occurs first, EXCEPT IN ACCORDANCE WITH SUBDIVISION
THREE OF SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT-B  OF  THIS  ARTICLE.  The  governor  [may
issue]  SHALL  REQUEST  additional  orders  to extend the state disaster
emergency for additional periods not to exceed [six months] THIRTY DAYS.
  § 2. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 28-b to read
as follows:
  § 28-B. TERM OF STATE DISASTER EMERGENCY DECLARATION.   1. THE  PERIOD
FOR  WHICH  A  DECLARATION  OF A STATE DISASTER EMERGENCY, AS DEFINED IN
PARAGRAPH B OF SUBDIVISION TWO OF SECTION TWENTY OF THIS ARTICLE,  SHALL
BE  FOR  NO  MORE  THAN  THIRTY CALENDAR DAYS, EXCEPT IN ACCORDANCE WITH
SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION. AFTER THE THIRTY DAY PERIOD,  IF  THE
GOVERNOR  SHALL DEEM IT NECESSARY TO CONTINUE THE DECLARATION, HE OR SHE
SHALL SEEK THE APPROVAL OF THE SENATE AND THE ASSEMBLY TO CONTINUE  SUCH
DECLARATION  FOR  AN  ADDITIONAL  THIRTY DAYS. THE GOVERNOR MAY SEEK THE
APPROVAL OF THE SENATE AND THE ASSEMBLY AS MANY TIMES AS IS NECESSARY TO
ADDRESS A STATE DISASTER EMERGENCY AND TO CONTINUE SUCH A DECLARATION.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD16207-04-0

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