assembly Bill A7448B

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to compensation of certain state officers and employees excluded from collective bargaining units; repealer

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 17, 2016 print number 7448b
amend and recommit to governmental employees
Mar 22, 2016 print number 7448a
amend (t) and recommit to governmental employees
Jan 06, 2016 referred to governmental employees
May 12, 2015 referred to governmental employees

Co-Sponsors

A7448 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6725B
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §130, rpld sub 1 ¶ d sub¶¶ 5 - 7, Civ Serv L; amd §19, Cor L; amd Part H §3, Chap 55 of 2015

A7448 - Summary

Relates to compensation of certain state officers and employees excluded from collective bargaining units; accelerates the restoration of pay raises withheld in 2009 and 2010 for certain state officers and employees excluded from collective bargaining agreements; increases costs absorbed within agencies' existing budgets.

A7448 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  7448

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 12, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. FARRELL -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Governmental Employees

AN ACT to amend the  civil  service  law  and  the  correction  law,  in
  relation  to compensation and other terms and conditions of employment
  of certain state officers and employees; and to  amend  section  3  of
  part  H  of  chapter 55 of the laws of 2015 amending the civil service
  law and the correction  law  relating  to  salaries,  in  relation  to
  compensation of certain state officers and employees

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Subparagraphs 5, 6, and 7 of paragraph d of  subdivision  1
of  section  130  of the civil service law are REPEALED and new subpara-
graph 5 is added to read as follows:
  (5) EFFECTIVE APRIL FIRST, TWO THOUSAND SIXTEEN:
               GRADE          HIRING              JOB
                              RATE                RATE
               M/C 3          $25,123             $32,117
               M/C 4          $26,232             $33,576
               M/C 5          $27,806             $35,204
               M/C 6          $28,986             $37,010
               M/C 7          $30,658             $39,014
               M/C 8          $32,340             $41,025
               M/C 9          $34,188             $43,208
               M/C 10         $36,031             $45,605
               M/C 11         $38,216             $48,136
               M/C 12         $40,232             $50,661
               M/C 13         $42,573             $53,475
               M/C 14         $45,103             $56,418
               M/C 15         $47,612             $59,464
               M/C 16         $50,296             $63,636
               M/C 17         $53,149             $66,089

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10880-01-5

Co-Sponsors

A7448A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6725B
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §130, rpld sub 1 ¶ d sub¶¶ 5 - 7, Civ Serv L; amd §19, Cor L; amd Part H §3, Chap 55 of 2015

A7448A - Summary

Relates to compensation of certain state officers and employees excluded from collective bargaining units; accelerates the restoration of pay raises withheld in 2009 and 2010 for certain state officers and employees excluded from collective bargaining agreements; increases costs absorbed within agencies' existing budgets.

A7448A - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 7448--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 12, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. FARRELL, McDONALD, FAHY -- read once and referred
  to  the  Committee  on  Governmental  Employees  -- recommitted to the
  Committee on Governmental Employees in accordance with  Assembly  Rule
  3,  sec. 2 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the  civil  service  law  and  the  correction  law,  in
  relation  to compensation and other terms and conditions of employment
  of certain state officers and employees; to amend section 3 of part  H
  of  chapter  55 of the laws of 2015 amending the civil service law and
  the correction law relating to salaries, in relation  to  compensation
  of  certain  state  officers  and  employees;  and  to  repeal certain
  provisions of the civil service law relating thereto

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Subparagraphs 5, 6, and 7 of paragraph d of subdivision 1
of section 130 of the civil service law are REPEALED  and  new  subpara-
graph 5 is added to read as follows:
  (5) EFFECTIVE APRIL FIRST, TWO THOUSAND SIXTEEN:
               GRADE          HIRING              JOB
                              RATE                RATE
               M/C 3          $25,123             $32,117
               M/C 4          $26,232             $33,576
               M/C 5          $27,806             $35,204
               M/C 6          $28,986             $37,010
               M/C 7          $30,658             $39,014
               M/C 8          $32,340             $41,025
               M/C 9          $34,188             $43,208
               M/C 10         $36,031             $45,605
               M/C 11         $38,216             $48,136
               M/C 12         $40,232             $50,661
               M/C 13         $42,573             $53,475

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10880-02-6

Co-Sponsors

Multi-Sponsors

A7448B - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6725B
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §130, rpld sub 1 ¶ d sub¶¶ 5 - 7, Civ Serv L; amd §19, Cor L; amd Part H §3, Chap 55 of 2015

A7448B - Summary

Relates to compensation of certain state officers and employees excluded from collective bargaining units; accelerates the restoration of pay raises withheld in 2009 and 2010 for certain state officers and employees excluded from collective bargaining agreements; increases costs absorbed within agencies' existing budgets.

A7448B - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 7448--B

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 12, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. FARRELL, McDONALD, FAHY -- read once and referred
  to  the  Committee  on  Governmental  Employees  -- recommitted to the
  Committee on Governmental Employees in accordance with  Assembly  Rule
  3,  sec. 2 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee -- again reported from  said
  committee  with amendments, ordered reprinted as amended and recommit-
  ted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the  civil  service  law  and  the  correction  law,  in
  relation  to compensation and other terms and conditions of employment
  of certain state officers and employees; to amend section 3 of part  H
  of  chapter  55 of the laws of 2015 amending the civil service law and
  the correction law relating to salaries, in relation  to  compensation
  of  certain  state  officers  and  employees;  and  to  repeal certain
  provisions of the civil service law relating thereto

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Subparagraphs 5, 6, and 7 of paragraph d of subdivision 1
of section 130 of the civil service law are REPEALED and a new  subpara-
graph 5 is added to read as follows:
  (5) EFFECTIVE APRIL FIRST, TWO THOUSAND SIXTEEN:
               GRADE          HIRING              JOB
                              RATE                RATE
               M/C 3          $25,123             $32,117
               M/C 4          $26,232             $33,576
               M/C 5          $27,806             $35,204
               M/C 6          $28,986             $37,010
               M/C 7          $30,658             $39,014
               M/C 8          $32,340             $41,025
               M/C 9          $34,188             $43,208
               M/C 10         $36,031             $45,605
               M/C 11         $38,216             $48,136

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10880-05-6

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senate Bill S7811A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Provides for the inclusion, at a voter's option, of an e-mail address in the voter registration application and record for notices to be sent thus and by U.S.P.S.

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 17, 2016 print number 7811a
amend and recommit to elections
May 12, 2016 referred to elections

S7811 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5534A
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§5-210 & 5-500, El L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A5534A
2013-2014: A5858, S1938
2011-2012: A3590, S1567
2009-2010: A4313, S3252

S7811 - Summary

Provides for the inclusion, at a voter's option, of an e-mail address in the voter registration application and record, whereupon notices and other communication required to be sent to the voter by the state board of elections shall be sent by e-mail in addition to postal mail; provides that county boards of elections and the board of elections of the city of New York shall have the option of sending required notices and communications by e-mail in addition to postal mail to certain voters.

S7811 - Sponsor Memo

S7811 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  7811

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 12, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. MARCHIONE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Elections

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  election  law,  in relation to including e-mail
  addresses in voter registration data

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Paragraphs (k) and (l) of subdivision 5 of section 5-210 of
the election law, as amended by chapter 179 of the laws of 2005, subpar-
agraph  (xii)  of  paragraph  (k) as added by chapter 362 of the laws of
2008, are amended to read as follows:
  (k) The form shall also include space for the  following  information,
which must be contained on the inside of the form after it is folded for
mailing:
  (i) A space for the applicant to indicate whether or not he or she has
ever voted or registered to vote before and, if so, the approximate year
in which such applicant last voted or registered and his or her name and
address at the time.
  (ii) The name and residence address of the applicant including the zip
code and apartment number, if any.
  (iii)  A SPACE FOR THE FURNISHING OF AN E-MAIL ADDRESS, THE FURNISHING
OF WHICH SHALL BE OPTIONAL, TOGETHER WITH A NOTICE STATING  THAT  IF  AN
E-MAIL  ADDRESS  IS  FURNISHED, ALL NOTICES AND COMMUNICATIONS OTHERWISE
REQUIRED TO BE SENT BY THE STATE BOARD OF  ELECTIONS  TO  THE  VOTER  BY
POSTAL  MAIL  SHALL BE SENT BY E-MAIL IN ADDITION TO POSTAL MAIL. COUNTY
BOARDS OF ELECTIONS AND THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS OF THE CITY OF  NEW  YORK
SHALL  HAVE  THE  OPTION OF SENDING NOTICES AND COMMUNICATIONS OTHERWISE
REQUIRED TO BE SENT TO THE VOTER BY POSTAL MAIL BY E-MAIL IN ADDITION TO
POSTAL MAIL IF THE VOTER FURNISHES AN EMAIL ADDRESS.
  (IV) The date of birth of the applicant.
  [(iv)] (V) A space for the applicant to indicate his or  her  driver's
license  or  department  of motor vehicles non-driver photo ID number or
the last four digits of his or her social security  number  or,  if  the
applicant does not have either such number, a space for the applicant to
indicate he or she does not have either.

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

S7811A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5534A
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§5-210 & 5-500, El L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A5534A
2013-2014: A5858, S1938
2011-2012: A3590, S1567
2009-2010: A4313, S3252

S7811A - Summary

Provides for the inclusion, at a voter's option, of an e-mail address in the voter registration application and record, whereupon notices and other communication required to be sent to the voter by the state board of elections shall be sent by e-mail in addition to postal mail; provides that county boards of elections and the board of elections of the city of New York shall have the option of sending required notices and communications by e-mail in addition to postal mail to certain voters.

S7811A - Sponsor Memo

S7811A - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 7811--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 12, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. MARCHIONE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed  to  be  committed  to the Committee on Elections -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the  election  law,  in  relation  to  including  e-mail
  addresses in voter registration data

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Paragraphs (k) and (l) of subdivision 5 of section 5-210 of
the election law, as amended by chapter 179 of the laws of 2005, subpar-
agraph (xii) of paragraph (k) as added by chapter 362  of  the  laws  of
2008, are amended to read as follows:
  (k)  The  form shall also include space for the following information,
which must be contained on the inside of the form after it is folded for
mailing:
  (i) A space for the applicant to indicate whether or not he or she has
ever voted or registered to vote before and, if so, the approximate year
in which such applicant last voted or registered and his or her name and
address at the time.
  (ii) The name and residence address of the applicant including the zip
code and apartment number, if any.
  (iii) A SPACE FOR THE FURNISHING OF AN E-MAIL ADDRESS, THE  FURNISHING
OF  WHICH  SHALL  BE OPTIONAL, TOGETHER WITH A NOTICE STATING THAT IF AN
E-MAIL ADDRESS IS FURNISHED, ALL NOTICES  AND  COMMUNICATIONS  OTHERWISE
REQUIRED  TO  BE  SENT  BY  THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS TO THE VOTER BY
POSTAL MAIL SHALL BE SENT BY E-MAIL IN ADDITION TO POSTAL  MAIL.  COUNTY
BOARDS  OF  ELECTIONS AND THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK
SHALL HAVE THE OPTION OF SENDING NOTICES  AND  COMMUNICATIONS  OTHERWISE
REQUIRED TO BE SENT TO THE VOTER BY POSTAL MAIL BY E-MAIL IN ADDITION TO
POSTAL MAIL IF THE VOTER FURNISHES AN EMAIL ADDRESS.
  (IV) The date of birth of the applicant.
  [(iv)]  (V)  A space for the applicant to indicate his or her driver's
license or department of motor vehicles non-driver photo  ID  number  or
the  last  four  digits  of his or her social security number or, if the

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

senate Bill S7850

Vetoed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to referrals of certain annexation petitions

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 30, 2016 tabled
Sep 29, 2016 vetoed memo.214
Sep 20, 2016 delivered to governor
Jun 17, 2016 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1975
substituted for s7850
Jun 17, 2016 substituted by a10210
ordered to third reading cal.1975
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 17, 2016 referred to local government

S7850 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10210
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§239-m & 711, Gen Muni L

S7850 - Summary

Relates to referrals of certain annexation petitions.

S7850 - Sponsor Memo

S7850 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  7850

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 17, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LARKIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government

AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in relation to  referrals  of
  certain annexation petitions

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The section heading of section 239-m of the general munici-
pal law, as amended by chapter 459 of the  laws  of  1997,  is  amended,
subparagraph  (vi)  of  paragraph  (a)  of  subdivision  3 is renumbered
subparagraph (vii) and a new subparagraph  (vi)  is  added  to  read  as
follows:
  Referral  of  certain  proposed  city,  town  and village planning and
zoning actions AND REFERRAL OF AND RECOMMENDATION ON CERTAIN  ANNEXATION
PETITIONS  to  the  county planning agency or regional planning council;
report thereon; final action.
  (VI) ANNEXATION THAT WOULD POTENTIALLY REQUIRE COUNTY OR COUNTY AGENCY
APPROVAL (I) TO PROVIDE WATER  OR  SEWER  SERVICE  IN  THE  AREA  TO  BE
ANNEXED, OR (II) FOR THE ANNEXING MUNICIPALITY TO PROVIDE WATER OR SEWER
SERVICE IN THE AREA TO BE ANNEXED;
  S  2.  Subdivision  1  of  section 711 of the general municipal law is
amended by adding a new closing paragraph to read as follows:
  PROVIDED, HOWEVER, IN THE EVENT THAT THE PETITION TO INITIATE  ANNEXA-
TION  IS  SUBJECT  TO  REFERRAL TO AND RECOMMENDATION BY RELEVANT COUNTY
PLANNING AGENCY OR REGIONAL PLANNING COUNCIL  PURSUANT  TO  SECTION  TWO
HUNDRED THIRTY-NINE-M OF THIS CHAPTER, THE GOVERNING BOARDS OF THE MUNI-
CIPALITIES  AFFECTED  BY  SUCH ANNEXATION SHALL COMPLY WITH ALL REQUIRE-
MENTS OF SUCH SECTION PRIOR TO MAKING A FINAL DETERMINATION.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately, and shall  apply  to  any
annexation  petition  for  which  a  final determination by the affected
governing boards as required by section 711 of the general municipal law
has not yet been determined.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13048-02-6

senate Bill S7677A

Vetoed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to a study on the recruitment and retention of direct support professionals working with people with developmental disabilities

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A10409 -


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 30, 2016 tabled
Sep 29, 2016 vetoed memo.215
Sep 20, 2016 delivered to governor
Jun 15, 2016 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1830
substituted for s7677a
Jun 15, 2016 substituted by a10409
ordered to third reading cal.1830
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 17, 2016 print number 7677a
amend (t) and recommit to mental health and developmental disabilities
May 12, 2016 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities

S7677 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10409
Law Section:
Health

S7677 - Summary

Directs the commissioner of the office for people with developmental disabilities to study and report on the recruitment and retention of direct support professionals working with people with developmental disabilities by November 1, 2016.

S7677 - Sponsor Memo

S7677 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  7677

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 12, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ORTT  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Mental Health and Develop-
  mental Disabilities

AN ACT to direct the commissioner of health and the commissioner of  the
  office  for people with developmental disabilities to study and report
  on the recruitment and retention of direct support professionals work-
  ing with people with developmental disabilities

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Legislative  findings.  The Legislature hereby finds that
Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) are the lynchpin of  the  system  of
supports for people with developmental disabilities. These dedicated and
skilled direct support professionals allow more than 100,000 New Yorkers
to lead safe, fulfilling lives.  More than 90% of all funding to support
the  salaries  of these highly trained professionals comes from Medicaid
or other state funds.
  The Legislature further finds the current  funding  for  these  highly
trained  professionals  is  insufficient to pay a fair wage for the work
these skilled professionals do, leaving these dedicated workers in short
supply.  Recent surveys by voluntary  agencies  employing  these  valued
professionals  indicate  a  high  and increasing statewide vacancy rate,
high and increasing  staff  turnover  rates  and  increasing  difficulty
recruiting and retaining these valuable employees.
  The  Legislature  further  finds  that  women  and  minorities are the
cornerstone of the direct support professional  workforce  in  New  York
State.  According to recent surveys, 73 percent of direct care staff are
women and 56.5 percent are either African-American, black or of Hispanic
and Latino origin. It is critically important  that  these  skilled  and
dedicated professionals receive the fair wage they deserve, for the work
they do.
  The  Legislature further finds that in his April 2012 Report to Gover-
nor Cuomo, Clarence Sundram, the Governor's Special Advisor  on  Vulner-
able  Persons,  found  that "a strong, well trained and committed direct
support staff" is essential to safeguard and care for  vulnerable  indi-

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

Co-Sponsors

S7677A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10409
Law Section:
Health

S7677A - Summary

Directs the commissioner of the office for people with developmental disabilities to study and report on the recruitment and retention of direct support professionals working with people with developmental disabilities by November 1, 2016.

S7677A - Sponsor Memo

S7677A - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 7677--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 12, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ORTT  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Mental Health and Develop-
  mental Disabilities -- committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to direct the commissioner of the office for people with develop-
  mental  disabilities  to  study  and  report  on  the  recruitment and
  retention of direct support professionals  working  with  people  with
  developmental disabilities

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Legislative findings. The  Legislature  hereby  finds  that
Direct  Support  Professionals  (DSPs) are the lynchpin of the system of
supports for people with developmental disabilities. These dedicated and
skilled direct support professionals allow more than 100,000 New Yorkers
to lead safe, fulfilling lives.  More than 90% of all funding to support
the salaries of these highly trained professionals comes  from  Medicaid
or other state funds.
  The  Legislature  further  finds  the current funding for these highly
trained professionals is insufficient to pay a fair wage  for  the  work
these skilled professionals do, leaving these dedicated workers in short
supply.    Recent  surveys  by voluntary agencies employing these valued
professionals indicate a high and  increasing  statewide  vacancy  rate,
high  and  increasing  staff  turnover  rates  and increasing difficulty
recruiting and retaining these valuable employees.
  The Legislature further  finds  that  women  and  minorities  are  the
cornerstone  of  the  direct  support professional workforce in New York
State. According to recent surveys, 73 percent of direct care staff  are
women and 56.5 percent are either African-American, black or of Hispanic
and  Latino  origin.  It  is critically important that these skilled and
dedicated professionals receive the fair wage they deserve, for the work
they do.
  The Legislature further finds that in his April 2012 Report to  Gover-
nor  Cuomo,  Clarence Sundram, the Governor's Special Advisor on Vulner-
able Persons, found that "a strong, well trained  and  committed  direct

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

senate Bill S4752A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to certain certification required for eligibility for the real property tax exemption for persons with disabilities and limited incomes

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 17, 2016 committed to rules
Jun 06, 2016 advanced to third reading
Jun 02, 2016 2nd report cal.
Jun 01, 2016 1st report cal.1293
May 17, 2016 print number 4752a
amend and recommit to local government
Jan 06, 2016 referred to local government
Apr 15, 2015 referred to local government

S4752 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6615A
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §459-c, RPT L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
S6674

S4752 - Summary

Relates to certain certification required for eligibility for the real property tax exemption for persons with disabilities and limited incomes.

S4752 - Sponsor Memo

S4752 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  4752

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 15, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. AMEDORE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government

AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to the real prop-
  erty tax exemption for persons with disabilities and limited incomes

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Subparagraph  (i)  of  paragraph  (b) of subdivision 2 of
section 459-c of the real property tax law, as amended by chapter 265 of
the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows:
  (i) is certified  to  receive  social  security  disability  insurance
(SSDI)  or supplemental security income (SSI) benefits under the federal
Social Security Act, or IF SUCH PERSON IS UNABLE TO OBTAIN SUCH  CERTIF-
ICATION  DUE  TO  A  LACK OF SUFFICIENT WORK CREDITS TO QUALIFY FOR SSDI
BENEFITS, A DENIAL OR DISAPPROVAL LETTER OR NOTICE OF DISAPPROVED  CLAIM
FROM  THE  SOCIAL  SECURITY ADMINISTRATION (SSA) TOGETHER WITH A MEDICAL
CERTIFICATION OF THE INDIVIDUAL'S QUALIFYING DISABILITY  PREPARED  BY  A
DULY  LICENSED  PHYSICIAN  SHALL  BE DEEMED SUFFICIENT IN LIEU OF AN SSA
CERTIFICATION, OR
  S 2. The closing paragraph of subdivision 2 of section  459-c  of  the
real property tax law, as amended by chapter 265 of the laws of 2013, is
amended to read as follows:
  An  award  letter from the Social Security Administration or the Rail-
road Retirement Board, or a certificate from the  state  commission  for
the  blind, or an award letter from the United States Postal Service, or
an award letter from the United States department  of  veterans  affairs
shall  be  submitted  as proof of disability.   IF A PERSON IS UNABLE TO
OBTAIN AN AWARD LETTER FROM THE SOCIAL SECURITY  ADMINISTRATION  DUE  TO
INSUFFICIENT  WORK  CREDITS TO QUALIFY FOR SSDI, A DENIAL OR DISAPPROVAL
LETTER OR NOTICE OF DISAPPROVED CLAIM FROM THE SOCIAL SECURITY  ADMINIS-
TRATION TOGETHER WITH A MEDICAL CERTIFICATION OF THE INDIVIDUAL'S QUALI-
FYING  DISABILITY  PREPARED BY A DULY LICENSED PHYSICIAN SHALL BE DEEMED
SUFFICIENT IN LIEU OF AN AWARD LETTER FROM THE SOCIAL SECURITY  ADMINIS-
TRATION.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

S4752A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6615A
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §459-c, RPT L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
S6674

S4752A - Summary

Relates to certain certification required for eligibility for the real property tax exemption for persons with disabilities and limited incomes.

S4752A - Sponsor Memo

S4752A - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 4752--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 15, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. AMEDORE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government -- recom-
  mitted to the Committee on Local Government in accordance with  Senate
  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to the real prop-
  erty tax exemption for persons with disabilities and limited incomes

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1.  The closing paragraph of subdivision 2 of section 459-c of
the  real  property  tax  law,  as amended by chapter 265 of the laws of
2013, is amended to read as follows:
  An award letter from the Social Security Administration or  the  Rail-
road  Retirement  Board,  or a certificate from the state commission for
the blind, or an award letter from the United States Postal Service,  or
an  award  letter  from the United States department of veterans affairs
shall be submitted as proof of disability.   IF A PERSON  IS  UNABLE  TO
OBTAIN  AN  AWARD  LETTER FROM THE SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION DUE TO
INSUFFICIENT WORK CREDITS TO QUALIFY FOR SSDI, A DENIAL  OR  DISAPPROVAL
LETTER  OR NOTICE OF DISAPPROVED CLAIM FROM THE SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINIS-
TRATION TOGETHER WITH A MEDICAL CERTIFICATION OF THE INDIVIDUAL'S QUALI-
FYING DISABILITY PREPARED BY A DULY LICENSED  PHYSICIAN  AND  A  MEDICAL
CERTIFICATION  OF THE INDIVIDUAL'S QUALIFYING DISABILITY PREPARED BY THE
WORKERS' COMPENSATION BOARD SHALL BE DEEMED SUFFICIENT  IN  LIEU  OF  AN
AWARD  LETTER  FROM  THE  SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION.   SUCH MEDICAL
CERTIFICATION OF THE INDIVIDUAL'S QUALIFYING DISABILITY AS  PREPARED  BY
THE  WORKERS' COMPENSATION BOARD PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL TAKE
INTO ACCOUNT THE RESULTS OF SUCH MEDICAL DETERMINATION OF  THE  INDIVID-
UAL'S QUALIFYING DISABILITY AS WAS PREPARED BY A DULY LICENSED PHYSICIAN
PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09978-02-6

senate Bill S7034A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to organ donation

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  • In Committee
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 09, 2016 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1631
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 17, 2016 print number 7034a
amend (t) and recommit to finance
Apr 05, 2016 reported and committed to finance
Mar 17, 2016 referred to investigations and government operations

Co-Sponsors

S7034 - Details

Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §612, Tax L

S7034 - Summary

Allows a taxpayer or the spouse of a taxpayer to deduct costs related to the taxpayer's organ donation; includes child care costs within such allowable costs.

S7034 - Sponsor Memo

S7034 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  7034

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 17, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. CARLUCCI, KENNEDY -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and  when  printed  to be committed to the Committee on Investigations
  and Government Operations

AN ACT to amend the tax law, in relation to  the  donation  of  a  human
  organ;  and  to  amend  the  labor  law,  in  relation  to prohibiting
  discrimination against an individual who decides  to  donate  a  human
  organ

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Paragraph 38 of subsection (c) of section 612  of  the  tax
law,  as added by chapter 565 of the laws of 2006, is amended to read as
follows:
  (38) An amount of up to ten thousand  dollars  if  a  taxpayer,  while
living,  donates one or more of his or her human organs to another human
being for human organ transplantation. For purposes of  this  paragraph,
"human organ" means all or part of a liver, pancreas, kidney, intestine,
lung,  or  bone marrow. A subtract modification allowed under this para-
graph shall be claimed in the taxable year  in  which  the  human  organ
transplantation occurs.
  (A)  A  taxpayer  shall  claim the subtract modification allowed under
this paragraph only once and such subtract modification shall be claimed
for only the following unreimbursed expenses which are incurred  by  the
taxpayer  OR SPOUSE OF THE TAXPAYER, and related to the taxpayer's organ
donation:
  (i) travel expenses;
  (ii) lodging expenses; [and]
  (iii) lost wages[.]; AND
  (IV) CHILD CARE COSTS;
  (B) The subtract modification allowed under this paragraph  shall  not
be claimed by a part-year resident or a non-resident of this state.
  S  2.  Subdivision  2  of  section 201-d of the labor law, as added by
chapter 776 of the laws of 1992, is amended to read as follows:
  2. Unless otherwise provided by law, it  shall  be  unlawful  for  any
employer  or  employment agency to refuse to hire, employ or license, or

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

Co-Sponsors

S7034A - Details

Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §612, Tax L

S7034A - Summary

Allows a taxpayer or the spouse of a taxpayer to deduct costs related to the taxpayer's organ donation; includes child care costs within such allowable costs.

S7034A - Sponsor Memo

S7034A - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 7034--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 17, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. CARLUCCI, KENNEDY -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and  when  printed  to be committed to the Committee on Investigations
  and Government Operations -- reported favorably  from  said  committee
  and  committed  to  the  Committee on Finance -- committee discharged,
  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended  and  recommitted  to  said
  committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  tax law, in relation to the donation of a human
  organ

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Paragraph  38 of subsection (c) of section 612 of the tax
law, as added by chapter 565 of the laws of 2006, is amended to read  as
follows:
  (38)  An  amount  of  up  to ten thousand dollars if a taxpayer, while
living, donates one or more of his or her human organs to another  human
being  for  human organ transplantation. For purposes of this paragraph,
"human organ" means all or part of a liver, pancreas, kidney, intestine,
lung, or bone marrow. A subtract modification allowed under  this  para-
graph  shall  be  claimed  in  the taxable year in which the human organ
transplantation occurs.
  (A) A taxpayer shall claim the  subtract  modification  allowed  under
this paragraph only once and such subtract modification shall be claimed
for  only  the following unreimbursed expenses which are incurred by the
taxpayer OR SPOUSE OF THE TAXPAYER, and related to the taxpayer's  organ
donation:
  (i) travel expenses;
  (ii) lodging expenses; [and]
  (iii) lost wages[.]; AND
  (IV) CHILD CARE COSTS;
  (B)  The  subtract modification allowed under this paragraph shall not
be claimed by a part-year resident or a non-resident of this state.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the sixtieth  day  after  it  shall
have become a law.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14726-02-6

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