assembly Bill A5867

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Creates a temporary state commission concerning the incidence of asthma in the Bronx

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Jan 05, 2022 referred to health
Mar 01, 2021 referred to health

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A5867 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1363
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Commissions
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S2854
2011-2012: S2344
2013-2014: S1035
2015-2016: A9706, S1162
2017-2018: A2479, S3105
2019-2020: A1195, S1557

A5867 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates a temporary state commission to study and make recommendations concerning the incidence of asthma in the borough of the Bronx in New York city.

A5867 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5867
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               March 1, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of A. JOYNER, COOK -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.
   GALEF, SIMON -- read once and referred to the Committee on Health
 
 AN ACT to create a temporary state commission to study and  make  recom-
   mendations  concerning  the  incidence of asthma in the borough of the
   Bronx in New York city

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. A temporary state commission is hereby created to study and
 make  recommendations relating to the incidence of asthma in the borough
 of the Bronx in New York, which has the highest incidence of  asthma  in
 the  state.  The  commission  will place particular emphasis on youth in
 communities with an unemployment rate exceeding one hundred  twenty-five
 percent of the statewide level.
   § 2. The commission shall consist of eleven members to be appointed as
 follows: five shall be appointed by the governor; two shall be appointed
 by  the temporary president of the senate and one by the minority leader
 of the senate; and two shall be appointed by the speaker of the assembly
 and one by the minority leader of  the  assembly.  The  members  of  the
 commission  shall  serve  at  the  pleasure  of  the official making the
 appointment of such member. Of the five members appointed by the  gover-
 nor,  one  shall  be from the department of health and one shall be from
 the department of environmental conservation. The remaining nine members
 of the commission must reside in a city with a population of one million
 or more. Vacancies in the membership of the commission shall  be  filled
 in  the  manner  provided  for  original appointments. Membership on the
 commission shall not constitute a public office. A chairperson and vice-
 chairperson of the commission shall be elected  by  a  majority  of  its
 members, all members being present.
   §  3.  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.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.