senate Bill S7129

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

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

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A7734 - Signed by Governor

  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 22, 2021 signed chap.756
Dec 10, 2021 delivered to governor
Jun 09, 2021 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1713
substituted for s7129
Jun 09, 2021 substituted by a7734
ordered to third reading cal.1713
Jun 02, 2021 referred to rules


S7129 (ACTIVE) - Details

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S7129 (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.

S7129 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7129 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                             I N  S E N A T E
                               June 2, 2021
 Introduced  by  Sen. KENNEDY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 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

   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.


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