Senate Bill S7296

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Requires the council on the arts to have members from each of the ten regions of the state

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks And Recreation Committee


  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2023-S7296 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8978
Current Committee:
Senate Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks And Recreation
Law Section:
Arts and Cultural Affairs Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3.03, Arts & Cul L

2023-S7296 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the council on the arts to have members from each of the ten regions of the state.

2023-S7296 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2023-S7296 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7296
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               May 19, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. HINCHEY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Cultural Affairs, Tourism,
   Parks and Recreation
 
 AN ACT to amend the arts  and  cultural  affairs  law,  in  relation  to
   requiring the council on the arts to have members from each of the ten
   regions of the state

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 3.03  of  the  arts  and  cultural
 affairs  law,  as amended by chapter 205 of the laws of 2008, is amended
 to read as follows:
   1. The council on the arts  in  the  executive  department  is  hereby
 continued.  The  twenty-one  members shall be, broadly representative of
 all fields of the performing and fine  arts,  to  be  appointed  by  the
 governor,  with the advice and consent of the senate, from among private
 citizens who are widely known  for  their  professional  competence  and
 experience  in  connection  with the performing and fine arts; PROVIDED,
 HOWEVER, THAT THE COUNCIL SHALL HAVE AT LEAST ONE MEMBER  FROM  EACH  OF
 THE  TEN REGIONS OF THE STATE, AS SUCH REGIONS ARE DEFINED BY THE EMPIRE
 STATE DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION. In making such appointments, due  consid-
 eration  shall  be  given  to the recommendations made by representative
 civic, educational and professional associations and  groups,  concerned
 with  or engaged in the production or presentation of the performing and
 fine arts generally.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD11231-01-3



              

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