assembly Bill A9025

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Authorizes the issuance of distinctive license plates bearing the words "gold star family" for gold star fathers and gold star mothers

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 19, 2016 referred to transportation

A9025 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §404-i, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A8378
2011-2012: A7011
2009-2010: A4664

A9025 - Summary

Authorizes the issuance of distinctive license plates bearing the words "gold star family" for gold star fathers and gold star mothers.

A9025 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  9025

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 19, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. THIELE -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Transportation

AN  ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to authorizing
  the issuance of distinctive license plates for gold star families

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

  Section 1. Section 404-i of the vehicle and traffic law, as amended by
chapter 277 of the laws of 1991, subdivision 1 as amended by chapter 732
of the laws of 2004, subdivision 3 as amended by chapter 486 of the laws
of  1996  and  such  section as renumbered by chapter 108 of the laws of
1994, is amended to read as follows:
  S 404-i. Distinctive plates for gold star mothers AND GOLD STAR  FAMI-
LIES.    1.  Any gold star mother or the spouse of a gold star mother OR
ANY GOLD STAR FATHER OR THE SPOUSE OF A GOLD STAR  FATHER,  residing  in
this  state  shall,  upon request, be issued a license plate bearing the
words "gold star mother" OR "GOLD STAR FAMILY",  RESPECTIVELY.    [If  a
distinctive  plate  is  issued  to  a  gold star mother pursuant to this
section, additional distinctive plates may be issued for  every  vehicle
registered  in  the  name  of the gold star mother recipient residing in
this state or the spouse of such gold star mother.] Application for said
license plate shall be filed with the  commissioner  in  such  form  and
detail as the commissioner shall prescribe.
  2. The distinctive plate authorized herein shall be issued upon proof,
satisfactory  to  the  commissioner, that the applicant or the spouse of
the applicant is a gold star mother OR GOLD STAR FATHER.
  3. A distinctive plate issued pursuant to this section shall be issued
in the same manner as other number plates upon payment  of  the  regular
registration fee prescribed by section four hundred one of this article,
provided,  however,  that  no  service  charge shall be charged for such
plate.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
have  become  a  law, provided that effective immediately, the addition,
amendment and/or repeal of any rule  or  regulation  necessary  for  the
implementation  of  this  act  on  its  effective date is authorized and
directed to be made and completed on or before such effective date.

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assembly Bill A9024

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to payments by school districts to charter schools relating to the expense per pupil of the school district

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  • Introduced
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 19, 2016 referred to education

A9024 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2856 & 2854, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A6912
2011-2012: A7405
2009-2010: A6912

A9024 - Summary

Enacts the "New York Charter Schools Financial Renewal Act"; relates to payments by school districts to charter schools relating to the expense per pupil of the school district.

A9024 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  9024

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 19, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. THIELE -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Education

AN  ACT  to  amend  the education law, in relation to payments by school
  districts to charter schools relating to the expense per pupil of  the
  school district

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the  "New  York
Charter Schools Financial Renewal Act".
  S  2.  Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section 2856 of the education
law, as amended by section 3 of part BB of chapter 56  of  the  laws  of
2014, is amended to read as follows:
  (a)  The  enrollment  of  students  attending charter schools shall be
included in the enrollment, attendance, membership and,  if  applicable,
count  of students with disabilities of the school district in which the
pupil resides. The charter school shall report  all  such  data  to  the
school  districts  of residence in a timely manner. Each school district
shall report such enrollment, attendance  and  count  of  students  with
disabilities  to  the department. The school district of residence shall
pay directly to the charter school for  each  student  enrolled  in  the
charter  school  who  resides  in the school district the charter school
basic tuition, which shall be:
  (i) for school years prior to the two thousand nine--two thousand  ten
school year and for school years following the two thousand sixteen--two
thousand  seventeen  school year, an amount equal to one hundred percent
of the amount calculated pursuant to paragraph f of subdivision  one  of
section  thirty-six  hundred two of this chapter for the school district
for the year prior to the base year increased by the  percentage  change
in  the  state  total  approved operating expense calculated pursuant to
paragraph t of subdivision one of section thirty-six hundred two of this
chapter from two years prior to the base year  to  the  base  year;  THE
AMOUNT  OF  THE  APPROVED  OPERATING EXPENSE USED IN THE CREATION OF ALL
SUCH CALCULATIONS SHALL  BE  EQUAL  TO  THE  ACTUAL  APPROVED  OPERATING
EXPENSE OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF RESIDENCE FOR EACH PUPIL DETERMINED IN

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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

assembly Bill A9023

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the enforcement of certain provisions relating to the practice of massage therapy in New York city

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 19, 2016 referred to higher education

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A9023 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6773
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §7808, Ed L

A9023 - Summary

Provides for the enforcement of certain provisions relating to the practice of massage therapy in New York city by the NYC department of consumer affairs.

A9023 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  9023

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 19, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. MILLER -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Higher Education

AN  ACT  to  amend  the education law, in relation to the enforcement of
  certain provisions relating to the practice of massage therapy

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

  Section  1.  The education law is amended by adding a new section 7808
to read as follows:
  S 7808. ENFORCEMENT BY NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF  CONSUMER  AFFAIRS.
NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  OTHER  PROVISION  OF THIS TITLE, THE DEPARTMENT OF
CONSUMER AFFAIRS IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK SHALL HAVE AUTHORITY TO ENFORCE
THE REQUIREMENTS OF THIS ARTICLE, INCLUDING  THE  IMPOSITION  OF  FINES,
WITHIN THE CITY OF NEW YORK.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.







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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13481-01-6

assembly Bill A9022

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to designating the Eltingville transit center as the Iraq War and Afghanistan War Veterans' Memorial Transit Center

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  • Introduced
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  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 19, 2016 referred to transportation

A9022 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4286A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Highways
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
A7178A

A9022 - Summary

Relates to designating the Eltingville transit center as the "Iraq War and Afghanistan War Veterans' Memorial Transit Center".

A9022 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  9022

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 19, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. CUSICK -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Transportation

AN  ACT in relation to designating the Eltingville transit center as the
  "Iraq War and Afghanistan War Veterans' Memorial Transit Center"

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

  Section 1. Notwithstanding any other law, ruling, regulation, determi-
nation  or order, the Eltingville transit center located in Eltingville,
Staten Island in Richmond county shall be designated as  the  "Iraq  War
and Afghanistan War Veterans' Memorial Transit Center".
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.








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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08854-06-6

assembly Bill A9021

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to notifying persons renewing their license of new traffic related laws

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  • Introduced
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  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 19, 2016 referred to transportation

A9021 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §502, V & T L

A9021 - Summary

Relates to notifying persons renewing their license of new traffic related laws.

A9021 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  9021

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 19, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ROSENTHAL  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in  relation  to  notifying
  persons who renew their license of new traffic related laws

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 6 of section 502 of the vehicle and traffic law
is amended by adding a new paragraph (c) to read as follows:
  (C) NEW TRAFFIC RELATED LAWS. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL NOTIFY ALL  PERSONS
WHO  APPLY  TO RENEW THEIR LICENSE OF NEW TRAFFIC RELATED LAWS THAT WENT
INTO EFFECT WITHIN TWELVE MONTHS OF THE RENEWED LICENSE.  THE  NOTIFICA-
TION  WILL  BE WRITTEN IN A CONSPICUOUS MANNER, IN BLACK OR BLUE INK AND
TWELVE POINT FONT. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL NOTIFY THE  PERSON  OF  THE  NEW
TRAFFIC LAWS BY THE USE OF ELECTRONIC MAIL OR PAPER FORM AND THE NOTIFI-
CATION MAY ACCOMPANY THE OTHER RENEWAL DOCUMENTS.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.







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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13426-01-5

(Middletown, NY)-Senator Bonacic (R/C/I-Mt. Hope) joined members of the Pine Island Fire Company this past Saturday night, for their Annual Inspection Dinner, which was held at the firehouse in Pine Island. Phil Cottrel was honored as Firefighter of the Year at the dinner.

Senator Bonacic is pictured with members of the Pine Island Fire Company. From L-R, Second Assistant Chief Rich Koziola, Chief Peter Vutianitis, President Floyd Morgiewicz, and First Assistant Chief Ryan Blaikner.

 

 

assembly Bill A9020

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the furnishing of registration information by the commissioner of the department of motor vehicles

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  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
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Feb 11, 2016 print number 9020a
amend and recommit to transportation
Jan 19, 2016 referred to transportation

A9020 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §202, V & T L

A9020 - Summary

Relates to the furnishing of registration information by the commissioner of the department of motor vehicles.

A9020 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  9020

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 19, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. MORELLE -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to registration
  information

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

  Section  1. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 4 of section 202 of the vehi-
cle and traffic law, as amended by chapter 293 of the laws of  1989,  is
amended to read as follows:
  (b)  The  commissioner  shall  notify each vehicle registrant that the
PERSONAL INFORMATION CONTAINED WITHIN registration information specified
in paragraph (a) of this subdivision has been or will  be  furnished  to
the contracting party. The commissioner shall inform each vehicle regis-
trant  when such registrant first makes application for a vehicle regis-
tration or when such registrant applies to  renew  an  existing  vehicle
registration  how  to  achieve the deletion of such information from the
contracting party's file. The contract between the commissioner and  the
contracting party shall provide that, upon the request of the registrant
made  in  such  manner  and  in  such form as shall be prescribed by the
commissioner, such PERSONAL INFORMATION  CONTAINED  WITHIN  registration
information  shall  be deleted from the contracting party's file for all
purposes, except:   [(i) issuance  of  manufacturer's  warranty,  safety
recall or similar notices, or (ii) statistical complications.]
  (I)  FOR  USE  BY  ANY  GOVERNMENT  AGENCY, INCLUDING ANY COURT OR LAW
ENFORCEMENT AGENCY, IN CARRYING OUT ITS FUNCTIONS, OR ANY PRIVATE PERSON
OR ENTITY ACTING ON BEHALF OF A  FEDERAL,  STATE,  OR  LOCAL  AGENCY  IN
CARRYING OUT ITS FUNCTIONS;
  (II)  FOR  USE  IN  CONNECTION WITH MATTERS OF MOTOR VEHICLE OR DRIVER
SAFETY AND THEFT; MOTOR VEHICLE EMISSIONS; MOTOR VEHICLE PRODUCT  ALTER-
ATIONS,  RECALLS, OR ADVISORS; PERFORMANCE MONITORING OF MOTOR VEHICLES,
MOTOR VEHICLE PARTS AND DEALERS; MOTOR VEHICLE  MARKET  RESEARCH  ACTIV-
ITIES,  INCLUDING SURVEY RESEARCH; AND REMOVAL OF NON-OWNER RECORDS FROM
THE ORIGINAL RECORDS OF MOTOR VEHICLE MANUFACTURERS;

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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13648-01-6

A9020A - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §202, V & T L

A9020A - Summary

Relates to the furnishing of registration information by the commissioner of the department of motor vehicles.

A9020A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 9020--A

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 19, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. MORELLE -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Transportation -- committee discharged, bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to registration
  information

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 4 of section 202 of the  vehi-
cle  and  traffic law, as amended by chapter 293 of the laws of 1989, is
amended to read as follows:
  (b) The commissioner shall notify each  vehicle  registrant  that  the
PERSONAL INFORMATION CONTAINED WITHIN registration information specified
in  paragraph  (a)  of this subdivision has been or will be furnished to
the contracting party. The commissioner shall inform each vehicle regis-
trant when such registrant first makes application for a vehicle  regis-
tration  or  when  such  registrant applies to renew an existing vehicle
registration how to achieve the deletion of such  information  from  the
contracting  party's file. The contract between the commissioner and the
contracting party shall provide that, upon the request of the registrant
made in such manner and in such form  as  shall  be  prescribed  by  the
commissioner,  such  PERSONAL  INFORMATION CONTAINED WITHIN registration
information shall be deleted from the contracting party's file  for  all
purposes,  except:    [(i)  issuance  of manufacturer's warranty, safety
recall or similar notices, or (ii) statistical complications.]
  (I) FOR USE BY ANY GOVERNMENT  AGENCY,  INCLUDING  ANY  COURT  OR  LAW
ENFORCEMENT AGENCY, IN CARRYING OUT ITS FUNCTIONS, OR ANY PRIVATE PERSON
OR  ENTITY  ACTING  ON  BEHALF  OF  A FEDERAL, STATE, OR LOCAL AGENCY IN
CARRYING OUT ITS FUNCTIONS;
  (II) FOR USE IN CONNECTION WITH MATTERS OF  MOTOR  VEHICLE  OR  DRIVER
SAFETY  AND THEFT; MOTOR VEHICLE EMISSIONS; MOTOR VEHICLE PRODUCT ALTER-
ATIONS, RECALLS, OR ADVISORS; PERFORMANCE MONITORING OF MOTOR  VEHICLES,
MOTOR  VEHICLE  PARTS  AND DEALERS; MOTOR VEHICLE MARKET RESEARCH ACTIV-
ITIES, INCLUDING SURVEY RESEARCH; AND REMOVAL OF NON-OWNER RECORDS  FROM
THE ORIGINAL RECORDS OF MOTOR VEHICLE MANUFACTURERS;

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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

senate Bill S6483

Vetoed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the definitions of a switchblade knife and a gravity knife

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor
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Dec 31, 2016 tabled
vetoed memo.299
Dec 20, 2016 delivered to governor
Jun 15, 2016 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.386
substituted for s6483a
Jun 15, 2016 substituted by a9042a
Mar 17, 2016 advanced to third reading
Mar 16, 2016 2nd report cal.
Mar 15, 2016 1st report cal.386
Mar 03, 2016 print number 6483a
amend and recommit to codes
Jan 19, 2016 referred to codes

S6483 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9042
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §265.00, Pen L

S6483 - Summary

Relates to the definitions of a switchblade knife and a gravity knife; excludes knives which have a spring, detent, or other mechanism designed to create a bias toward closure and that requires exertion applied to the blade by hand, wrist, or arm to overcome the bias toward closure and open the knife.

S6483 - Sponsor Memo

S6483 - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 6483                                                  A. 9042

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            January 19, 2016
                               ___________

IN  SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. SAVINO -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes

IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. QUART -- read once and referred to
  the Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in  relation  to  the  definitions  of  a
  switchblade knife and a gravity knife

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions 4 and 5 of section 265.00 of the penal law are
amended to read as follows:
  4. "Switchblade knife" means any knife which has a blade  which  opens
automatically  by  hand  pressure  applied  to a button, spring or other
device in the handle of the knife.  "SWITCHBLADE KNIFE" DOES NOT INCLUDE
A KNIFE THAT HAS A SPRING, DETENT, OR OTHER MECHANISM DESIGNED TO CREATE
A BIAS TOWARD CLOSURE AND THAT REQUIRES EXERTION APPLIED TO THE BLADE BY
HAND, WRIST, OR ARM TO OVERCOME THE BIAS TOWARD  CLOSURE  AND  OPEN  THE
KNIFE.
  5. "Gravity knife" means any knife which has a blade which is released
from  the handle or sheath thereof by the force of gravity or the appli-
cation of centrifugal force which, when released, is locked in place  by
means  of a button, spring, lever or other device.  "GRAVITY KNIFE" DOES
NOT INCLUDE A KNIFE THAT  HAS  A  SPRING,  DETENT,  OR  OTHER  MECHANISM
DESIGNED  TO  CREATE  A  BIAS  TOWARD CLOSURE AND THAT REQUIRES EXERTION
APPLIED TO THE BLADE BY HAND, WRIST, OR ARM TO OVERCOME THE BIAS  TOWARD
CLOSURE AND OPEN THE KNIFE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11809-02-5

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S6483A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9042
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §265.00, Pen L

S6483A - Summary

Relates to the definitions of a switchblade knife and a gravity knife; excludes knives which have a spring, detent, or other mechanism designed to create a bias toward closure and that requires exertion applied to the blade by hand, wrist, or arm to overcome the bias toward closure and open the knife.

S6483A - Sponsor Memo

S6483A - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 6483--A                                            A. 9042--A

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            January 19, 2016
                               ___________

IN  SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. SAVINO -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Codes  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

IN ASSEMBLY  --  Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  QUART,  COLTON,  GOTTFRIED,
  O'DONNELL,  MILLER -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. COOK -- read once
  and referred to the Committee on Codes -- committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in  relation  to  the  definitions  of  a
  switchblade knife and a gravity knife

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions 4 and 5 of section 265.00 of the penal law are
amended to read as follows:
  4. "Switchblade knife" means any knife which has a blade  which  opens
automatically  by  hand  pressure  applied  to a button, spring or other
device in the handle of the knife.  "SWITCHBLADE KNIFE" DOES NOT INCLUDE
A KNIFE THAT HAS A SPRING, DETENT, OR OTHER MECHANISM DESIGNED TO CREATE
A BIAS TOWARD CLOSURE AND THAT REQUIRES EXERTION APPLIED TO THE BLADE BY
HAND, WRIST, OR ARM TO OVERCOME THE BIAS TOWARD  CLOSURE  AND  OPEN  THE
KNIFE.
  5. "Gravity knife" means any knife which has a blade which is released
from  the handle or sheath thereof by the force of gravity or the appli-
cation of centrifugal force which, when released, is locked in place  by
means  of a button, spring, lever or other device.  "GRAVITY KNIFE" DOES
NOT INCLUDE A KNIFE THAT HAS  A  SPRING,  DETENT,  OR  OTHER  MECHANISM,
INCLUDING  BUT NOT LIMITED TO RESISTANCE TO OPENING DESIGNED TO CREATE A
BIAS TOWARD CLOSURE AND THAT REQUIRES EXERTION APPLIED TO THE  BLADE  BY
HAND,  WRIST,  OR  ARM  TO OVERCOME THE BIAS TOWARD CLOSURE AND OPEN THE
KNIFE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11809-03-6

senate Bill S4445A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Authorizes Lois J. Reid to apply for ordinary disability retirement benefits

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
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Jun 15, 2016 referred to governmental employees
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1765
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 19, 2016 print number 4445a
amend and recommit to civil service and pensions
Jan 06, 2016 referred to civil service and pensions
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 11, 2015 referred to governmental employees
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 10, 2015 ordered to third reading cal.1460
committee discharged and committed to rules
Mar 20, 2015 referred to civil service and pensions

Co-Sponsors

S4445 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Retirement
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
A9416, S904A

S4445 - Summary

Authorizes Lois J. Reid to apply for ordinary disability retirement benefits.

S4445 - Sponsor Memo

S4445 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4445

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 20, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GALLIVAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions

AN ACT to authorize Lois  J.  Reid  to  apply  for  ordinary  disability
  retirement  benefits  from  the  New  York  state and local employees'
  retirement system

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

  Section  1.  Notwithstanding any other provision of law, Lois J. Reid,
who was employed by the Erie County Youth Board on March  6,  1970,  and
who  was employed by the New York state department of social services on
May 16, 1985, was a member of the New York state  and  local  employees'
retirement  system  for  approximately  17.5  years,  was diagnosed with
chronic fatigue syndrome in 1990, which is a  symptom  of  mitochondrial
disease,  of  which  was  diagnosed on March 1, 2011, and which was only
recently identified by the medical community, was declared to be totally
and permanently disabled by the New  York  state  department  of  social
services  in  1990,  and  who was declared to be totally and permanently
disabled by the United States  social  security  administration  in  the
early 1990s, and who was denied ordinary disability retirement benefits,
shall  be  entitled  to  collect ordinary disability retirement benefits
from the New York state and local employees' retirement system  covering
the  period from June 19, 1992 through March 1, 2003 if, within one year
of the effective date of this act, she shall file a written  request  to
that  effect with the state comptroller. All retirement benefits payable
pursuant to the provisions of this act shall be paid to Lois J. Reid.
  S 2. All costs associated with the implementation of this act shall be
borne by the state.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
  FISCAL NOTE: -- Pursuant to Legislative Law, Section 50:
  This bill will grant temporary ordinary disability retirement benefits
to Lois J. Reid, a service retiree of  the  New  York  State  and  Local

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08266-02-5

Co-Sponsors

S4445A - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Retirement
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
A9416, S904A

S4445A - Summary

Authorizes Lois J. Reid to apply for ordinary disability retirement benefits.

S4445A - Sponsor Memo

S4445A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4445--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 20, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  GALLIVAN,  ORTT,  YOUNG -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the  Committee  on  Civil
  Service  and Pensions -- recommitted to the Committee on Civil Service
  and Pensions in accordance with Senate Rule 6,  sec.  8  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT  to  authorize  Lois  J.  Reid  to apply for ordinary disability
  retirement benefits from the  New  York  state  and  local  employees'
  retirement system

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

  Section 1. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, Lois  J.  Reid,
who  was  employed  by the Erie County Youth Board on March 6, 1970, and
who was employed by the New York state department of social services  on
May  16,  1985,  was a member of the New York state and local employees'
retirement system for  approximately  17.5  years,  was  diagnosed  with
chronic  fatigue  syndrome  in 1990, which is a symptom of mitochondrial
disease, of which was diagnosed on March 1, 2011,  and  which  was  only
recently identified by the medical community, was declared to be totally
and  permanently  disabled  by  the  New York state department of social
services in 1990, and who was declared to  be  totally  and  permanently
disabled  by  the  United  States  social security administration in the
early 1990s, and who was denied ordinary disability retirement benefits,
shall be entitled to collect  ordinary  disability  retirement  benefits
from  the New York state and local employees' retirement system covering
the period from June 19, 1992 through March 1, 2003 if, within one  year
of  the  effective date of this act, she shall file a written request to
that effect with the state comptroller. All retirement benefits  payable
pursuant to the provisions of this act shall be paid to Lois J. Reid.
  S 2. All costs associated with the implementation of this act shall be
borne by the state.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08266-05-6

senate Bill S4586A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to instant run-off elections in N.Y. city; repealer

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 15, 2016 referred to election law
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1766
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 19, 2016 print number 4586a
amend and recommit to elections
Jan 06, 2016 referred to elections
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 17, 2015 referred to election law
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 03, 2015 advanced to third reading
Jun 02, 2015 2nd report cal.
Jun 01, 2015 1st report cal.1121
Mar 30, 2015 referred to elections

Co-Sponsors

S4586 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5571A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld & add §6-162, amd §7-114, El L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S6862, A7013, A7013A
2015-2016: S4586A

S4586 - Summary

Relates to instant run-off elections in cities with a population of one million or more.

S4586 - Sponsor Memo

S4586 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4586

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 30, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- 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 instant run-off  voting
  in  the city of New York; and to repeal certain provisions of such law
  relating thereto

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

  Section  1.  Section  6-162  of the election law is REPEALED and a new
section 6-162 is added to read as follows:
  S 6-162. PRIMARY; NEW YORK CITY, INSTANT RUN-OFF  VOTING.  1.  IN  THE
CITY  OF  NEW  YORK,  ANY  CITY-WIDE PRIMARY ELECTIONS FOR THE OFFICE OF
MAYOR, PUBLIC ADVOCATE OR COMPTROLLER, IN WHICH MORE THAN TWO CANDIDATES
APPEAR ON THE BALLOT FOR THE SAME OFFICE, SHALL BE CONDUCTED BY  INSTANT
RUN-OFF VOTING.
  2. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE TERM "INSTANT RUN-OFF VOTING"
MEANS  AN  ELECTION  IN  WHICH  VOTERS MAY RANK UP TO FIVE CANDIDATES IN
ORDER OF PREFERENCE, FIRST, SECOND AND SO ON, AND  IN  WHICH  TABULATION
PROCEEDS  IN UP TO TWO ROUNDS AS FOLLOWS: IF THE CANDIDATE WITH THE MOST
VOTES RECEIVES A VOTE TOTAL LESS THAN FIFTY PERCENT PLUS ONE  VOTE,  THE
TWO  CANDIDATES WITH THE MOST VOTES PROCEED TO A SECOND ROUND OF BALLOT-
COUNTING. IN SUCH SECOND ROUND, EACH BALLOT IS COUNTED  AS  A  VOTE  FOR
WHICHEVER  OF  THE  TWO  ADVANCING  CANDIDATES  IS RANKED HIGHER BY THAT
VOTER.  ANY BALLOT THAT DOES NOT RANK EITHER OF THE TWO ADVANCING CANDI-
DATES SHALL NOT BE COUNTED IN THE SECOND ROUND. THE CANDIDATE  WITH  THE
MOST VOTES IN THE SECOND ROUND SHALL BE DECLARED THE WINNER.
  3.  THAT  PORTION  OF  THE BALLOT PERTAINING TO ELECTIONS CONDUCTED BY
INSTANT RUN-OFF VOTING SHALL ALLOW A VOTER TO RANK CANDIDATES  IN  ORDER
OF  CHOICE  IN  A  WAY  THAT  IS  CLEAR AND EASY TO UNDERSTAND AND SHALL
INCLUDE THE OPPORTUNITY TO RANK NO MORE THAN ONE WRITE-IN CANDIDATE.  TO
THE  EXTENT POSSIBLE, BALLOTS SHALL BE DESIGNED SO THAT A VOTER MAY MARK

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02091-01-5

Co-Sponsors

S4586A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5571A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld & add §6-162, amd §7-114, El L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S6862, A7013, A7013A
2015-2016: S4586A

S4586A - Summary

Relates to instant run-off elections in cities with a population of one million or more.

S4586A - Sponsor Memo

S4586A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4586--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 30, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  LANZA, KRUEGER -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Elections  --
  recommitted  to  the  Committee on Elections 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 election law, in relation to instant run-off voting
  in the city of New York; and to repeal certain provisions of such  law
  relating thereto

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

  Section 1. Section 6-162 of the election law is  REPEALED  and  a  new
section 6-162 is added to read as follows:
  S  6-162.  PRIMARY;  NEW  YORK CITY, INSTANT RUN-OFF VOTING. 1. IN THE
CITY OF NEW YORK, ANY CITY-WIDE PRIMARY  ELECTIONS  FOR  THE  OFFICE  OF
MAYOR, PUBLIC ADVOCATE OR COMPTROLLER, IN WHICH MORE THAN TWO CANDIDATES
APPEAR  ON THE BALLOT FOR THE SAME OFFICE, SHALL BE CONDUCTED BY INSTANT
RUN-OFF VOTING.
  2. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE TERM "INSTANT RUN-OFF VOTING"
MEANS AN ELECTION IN WHICH VOTERS MAY RANK  UP  TO  FIVE  CANDIDATES  IN
ORDER  OF  PREFERENCE,  FIRST, SECOND AND SO ON, AND IN WHICH TABULATION
PROCEEDS IN UP TO TWO ROUNDS AS FOLLOWS: IF THE CANDIDATE WITH THE  MOST
VOTES  RECEIVES  A VOTE TOTAL LESS THAN FIFTY PERCENT PLUS ONE VOTE, THE
TWO CANDIDATES WITH THE MOST VOTES PROCEED TO A SECOND ROUND OF  BALLOT-
COUNTING.  IN  SUCH  SECOND  ROUND, EACH BALLOT IS COUNTED AS A VOTE FOR
WHICHEVER OF THE TWO ADVANCING  CANDIDATES  IS  RANKED  HIGHER  BY  THAT
VOTER.  ANY BALLOT THAT DOES NOT RANK EITHER OF THE TWO ADVANCING CANDI-
DATES  SHALL  NOT BE COUNTED IN THE SECOND ROUND. THE CANDIDATE WITH THE
MOST VOTES IN THE SECOND ROUND SHALL BE DECLARED THE WINNER.
  3. THAT PORTION OF THE BALLOT PERTAINING  TO  ELECTIONS  CONDUCTED  BY
INSTANT  RUN-OFF  VOTING SHALL ALLOW A VOTER TO RANK CANDIDATES IN ORDER
OF CHOICE IN A WAY THAT IS  CLEAR  AND  EASY  TO  UNDERSTAND  AND  SHALL

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02091-02-6

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