senate Bill S4888

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Revokes the extension of emergency powers granted to the governor related to the outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Veterans, Homeland Security And Military Affairs Committee


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Feb 17, 2021 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

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S4888 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Veterans, Homeland Security And Military Affairs
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§20 & 29-a, Exec L

S4888 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Revokes the extension of emergency powers granted to the governor related to the outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

S4888 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4888 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4888
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 17, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  BIAGGI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
   ty and Military Affairs
 
 AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to revoking the extension
   of emergency powers granted to the governor related to the outbreak of
   coronavirus disease 2019

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Paragraph a of subdivision 2 of section 20 of the executive
 law,  as  amended  by chapter 23 of the laws of 2020, is amended to read
 follows:
   a. "disaster" means occurrence  or  imminent[,  impending  or  urgent]
 threat of wide spread or severe damage, injury, or loss of life or prop-
 erty  resulting  from any natural or man-made causes, including, but not
 limited to, fire, flood, earthquake,  hurricane,  tornado,  high  water,
 landslide,  mudslide,  wind,  storm,  wave  action,  volcanic  activity,
 epidemic, [disease outbreak,] air contamination, terrorism, cyber event,
 blight, drought, infestation, explosion, radiological accident, nuclear,
 chemical, biological, or bacteriological release,  water  contamination,
 bridge failure or bridge collapse.
   §  2.  Section  29-a of the executive law, as amended by chapter 23 of
 the laws of 2020, is amended to read as follows:
   § 29-a. Suspension of other laws. 1. Subject to  the  state  constitu-
 tion, the federal constitution and federal statutes and regulations, the
 governor  may  by executive order temporarily suspend any statute, local
 law, ordinance, or orders, rules or regulations, or  parts  thereof,  of
 any  agency  during  a state disaster emergency, if compliance with such
 provisions would prevent, hinder, or delay action necessary to cope with
 the disaster [or if necessary to assist  or  aid  in  coping  with  such
 disaster.  The  governor,  by  executive  order, may issue any directive
 during a state disaster emergency declared in the  following  instances:

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

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