assembly Bill A7734

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Creates a temporary "commission to prevent childhood drowning"; provides for repeal upon expiration

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 09, 2021 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1713
substituted for s7129
Jun 07, 2021 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.510
rules report cal.510
reported
May 26, 2021 reported referred to rules
May 20, 2021 referred to governmental operations

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A7734 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7129
Law Section:
Commissions

A7734 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates the temporary "commission to prevent childhood drowning" to evaluate and develop programs to properly educate and instruct children how to swim and water safety.

A7734 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7734
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               May 20, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. PHEFFER AMATO, HYNDMAN, CARROLL, JONES, NORRIS --
   read once and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations
 
 AN  ACT to create a temporary "commission to prevent childhood drowning"
   to improve water safety in New  York  state;  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 commission to be known as  the  "commission  to
 prevent  childhood drowning", hereafter referred to as the "commission",
 is hereby created to evaluate and develop programs to  properly  educate
 and instruct children on water safety and how to swim.
   §  2. (a) The commission shall consist of nine members to be appointed
 as follows:  three  members  appointed  by  the  governor;  two  members
 appointed  by  the  temporary  president  of  the  senate;  two  members
 appointed by the speaker of the assembly; one member  appointed  by  the
 minority  leader of the senate, and one member appointed by the minority
 leader of the assembly. Vacancies in the membership  of  the  commission
 shall  be  filled  in the same manner provided for original appointments
 and 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 pursuant to this act.
   (c)  The  commission may hold public hearings and is hereby authorized
 and empowered to undertake any studies, inquiries, surveys  or  analyses
 it may deem relevant.
   (d)  The  commission shall be entitled to request and be provided with
 such resources and data of any  relevant  department,  division,  board,
 bureau,  commission  or  agency  of  the state to carry out properly its
 powers and duties pursuant to this act.
   (e) The members of the commission may participate in a meeting of such
 commission or committee by means of  a  telephone  conference,  provided

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