senate Bill S8573

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to information concerning services for human trafficking victims in Port Authority bus terminals

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A9410 - 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
Jul 20, 2022 signed chap.390
Jul 11, 2022 delivered to governor
May 11, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.846
substituted for s8573
May 11, 2022 substituted by a9410
May 02, 2022 advanced to third reading
Apr 27, 2022 2nd report cal.
Apr 26, 2022 1st report cal.846
Mar 15, 2022 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions


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Apr 26, 2022 - Corporations, Authorities and Commissions committee Vote

Aye with Reservations
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Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Committee Vote: Apr 26, 2022


S8573 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 4, §1 of Chap 154 of 1921

S8573 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the Port Authority to provide information concerning services for human trafficking victims in Port Authority bus terminals.

S8573 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8573 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                             I N  S E N A T E
                              March 15, 2022
 Introduced  by  Sen.  KAPLAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Corporations,  Authorities
   and Commissions
 AN  ACT  to  amend chapter 154 of the laws of 1921, relating to the port
   authority of New York and  New  Jersey,  in  relation  to  information
   concerning  services  for  human trafficking victims in Port Authority
   bus terminals

   Section  1.   Subparagraphs 4 and 5 of paragraph f of subdivision 3 of
 article 4 of section 1 of chapter 154 of the laws of 1921,  relating  to
 the port authority of New York and New Jersey, as amended by chapter 559
 of  the  laws  of 2015, are amended and a new subparagraph 6 is added to
 read as follows:
   (4) establish a policy  requiring  all  commissioners,  officers,  and
 employees  with  decision-making authority to maintain records regarding
 contact with lobbyists. As used in this subsection: (i) "contact"  means
 any  conversation, in person or by telephonic or other electronic means,
 or correspondence between any lobbyist engaged in the  act  of  lobbying
 and  any  person  within  the port authority who can make or influence a
 decision on the subject of the  lobbying  on  the  behalf  of  the  port
 authority,  and shall include, at a minimum, all members of the board of
 commissioners and all officers of the port  authority,  (ii)  "lobbyist"
 shall  have  the  same meaning as defined in the laws or, rules or regu-
 lations of either state, and (iii) "lobbying" shall mean and include any
 attempt to influence: (a) the adoption or rejection of any rule or regu-
 lation having the force and effect of law by the port authority, (b) the
 outcome of any proceeding by the port authority to  establish,  levy  or
 collect  fees,  tolls,  charges  or  fares,  and  (c) the authorization,
 approval or award of  any  agreements,  contracts  or  purchase  orders,
 including  any  settlement  of  port authority claims, or any extension,
 amendment or modification of any existing agreement, contract or  order;
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.


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