senate Bill S1221

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to expedited licensing or certification for certain professions by military spouses

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Judiciary Committee


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Jan 08, 2021 referred to judiciary

S1221 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Judiciary
Law Section:
Real Property Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§446-b & 444-e, RP L; amd §§69-p, 72, 89-h, 406 & 899-e, Gen Bus L; amd §160-n, Exec L; amd §25.13, Arts & Cul L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S8732
2019-2020: S1207

S1221 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to expedited licensing or certification for certain professions by military spouses; such professions include apartment vendors, appearance enhancement, athletic agents, bail enforcement agents, home inspection professionals, private investigators, security guards, real estate appraisers, security or alarm installers, ticket resellers and watch, guard or patrol agents.

S1221 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1221 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1221
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              January 8, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary
 
 AN ACT to amend the real property law, the  general  business  law,  the
   executive  law,  and the arts and cultural affairs law, in relation to
   expedited licensing or certification for certain professions by  mili-
   tary spouses
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 446-b of the real property law is amended by adding
 a new subdivision 8 to read as follows:
   8. (A) NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION  OF  LAW  TO  THE  CONTRARY,  ANY
 APPLICANT  SEEKING TO QUALIFY FOR A LICENSE PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE WHO
 IS THE SPOUSE OF AN ACTIVE DUTY MEMBER OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED
 STATES, NATIONAL GUARD OR RESERVES AS DEFINED IN  10  U.S.C.    SECTIONS
 1209  AND  1211,  AND SUCH SPOUSE IS TRANSFERRED BY THE MILITARY TO THIS
 STATE SHALL BE AFFORDED AN EXPEDITED REVIEW OF HIS  OR  HER  APPLICATION
 FOR  LICENSURE.  SUCH  APPLICATION  SHALL BE ON A FORM PRESCRIBED BY THE
 DEPARTMENT OF STATE AND SHALL INCLUDE AN ATTESTATION BY THE APPLICANT OF
 THE MILITARY STATUS OF HIS OR HER SPOUSE AND ANY OTHER  SUCH  SUPPORTING
 DOCUMENTATION  THAT  SUCH  DEPARTMENT  MAY  REQUIRE. UPON REVIEW OF SUCH
 APPLICATION, THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE SHALL ISSUE A LICENSE TO THE APPLI-
 CANT IF THE APPLICANT HOLDS A LICENSE IN GOOD STANDING IN ANOTHER  STATE
 AND IN THE OPINION OF SUCH DEPARTMENT, THE REQUIREMENTS FOR LICENSURE OF
 SUCH  OTHER  STATE  ARE SUBSTANTIALLY EQUIVALENT TO THE REQUIREMENTS FOR
 LICENSURE IN THIS STATE.
   (B) IN ADDITION TO THE EXPEDITED REVIEW GRANTED IN  PARAGRAPH  (A)  OF
 THIS  SUBDIVISION,  AN APPLICANT WHO PROVIDES SATISFACTORY DOCUMENTATION
 THAT HE OR SHE HOLDS A LICENSE IN GOOD STANDING FROM ANOTHER STATE,  MAY
 REQUEST  THE  ISSUANCE OF A TEMPORARY PRACTICE PERMIT, WHICH, IF GRANTED
 WILL PERMIT THE APPLICANT TO WORK UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF  A  NEW  YORK
 STATE LICENSEE IN ACCORDANCE WITH REGULATIONS OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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