senate Bill S7545

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Makes the extension of certain local emergency orders subject to the approval of the local governing body

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


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Nov 24, 2021 referred to rules

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S7545 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9342
Current Committee:
Senate Veterans, Homeland Security And Military Affairs
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §24, Exec L; amd §308, Pub Health L

S7545 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Makes a proclamation extending a local state of emergency issued by the chief executive subject to the approval of the local governing body of the applicable county, city, town or village; provides that all orders issued by a local board of health shall be effective for a period of five days; requires approval by the applicable local governing body for each extension thereof.

S7545 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7545 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7545
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             November 24, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  GALLIVAN, RATH -- read twice and ordered printed,
   and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend the executive law and the public health law, in relation
   to making the extension of certain local emergency orders  subject  to
   the approval of the local governing body

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The opening paragraph of subdivision 1 of section 24 of the
 executive law, as amended by section 5 of part G of chapter  55  of  the
 laws of 2012, is amended to read as follows:
   Notwithstanding any inconsistent provision of law, general or special,
 in  the  event  of  a  disaster, rioting, catastrophe, or similar public
 emergency within the territorial limits of any  county,  city,  town  or
 village,  or in the event of reasonable apprehension of immediate danger
 thereof, and upon a finding by the  chief  executive  thereof  that  the
 public  safety is imperiled thereby, such chief executive may proclaim a
 local state of emergency within any  part  or  all  of  the  territorial
 limits of such local government; provided, however, that in the event of
 a  radiological  accident  as  defined  in section twenty-nine-c of this
 article, such chief executive may request of the governor a  declaration
 of  disaster  emergency.  Such proclamation shall remain in effect for a
 period not to exceed thirty days or until rescinded by the chief  execu-
 tive,  whichever  occurs first. The chief executive may issue additional
 proclamations to extend the state of emergency  for  additional  periods
 not  to  exceed  thirty  days,  PROVIDED  THAT EACH SUCH PROCLAMATION TO
 EXTEND THE STATE OF EMERGENCY SHALL BE SUBJECT TO THE  APPROVAL  OF  THE
 BOARD  OF  SUPERVISORS OR ELECTED COUNTY LEGISLATIVE BODY OF THE COUNTY,
 OR THE LOCAL GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY, TOWN OR VILLAGE TO  WHICH  SUCH
 PROCLAMATION  APPLIES.    Following  such  proclamation  and  during the
 continuance of such local state of emergency, the  chief  executive  may
 promulgate  local  emergency  orders  to protect life and property or to
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD13841-02-1

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