K860

Remembering the victims of the Haitian Earthquake of January 12, 2010

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION remembering the victims of the Haitian Earthquake
of January 12, 2010

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to remember those who
lost their lives to the tragic earthquake of January 12, 2010 in Haiti;
and
WHEREAS, The sacrifice of the men and women of the government of
Haiti, the U.S. Government, the United Nations and the people of the
State of New York for their response to the calamity is acknowledged;
and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body reaffirms support and soli-
darity with the people of Haiti as they work to rebuild their neighbor-
hoods, livelihoods and country; and
WHEREAS, After the magnitude 7.0 earthquake, it is estimated that
230,000 to 316,000 died, about 300,000 were injured, and 1.5 million
people were initially displaced as a result of the devastation; and
WHEREAS, A cholera outbreak struck Haiti in the wake of reconstruction
and humanitarian efforts, contributing to thousands of deaths and
hundreds of thousands of cholera cases throughout the country; and
WHEREAS, The United States has a population of nearly 1 million of the
Haitian diaspora, with approximately 200,000 Haitians residing in the
State of New York; and
WHEREAS, The United States, the international community and the people
of New York work to provide relief, recovery and aid efforts to rebuild
after the disaster; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
remember those who lost their lives in Haiti in the wake of the devas-
tating earthquake of 2010.

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K859

Congratulating student-athlete Ali Shawish upon the occasion of being named All-Western New York Player for 2015 in Boys Soccer

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating student-athlete Ali Shawish upon
the occasion of being named All-Western New York Player for 2015 in Boys
Soccer

WHEREAS, Excellence and success in competitive sports can be achieved
only through strenuous practice, team play and team spirit, nurtured by
dedicated coaching and strategic planning; and
WHEREAS, Athletic competition enhances the moral and physical develop-
ment of the young people of this State, preparing them for the future by
instilling in them the value of teamwork, encouraging a standard of
healthy living, imparting a desire for success and developing a sense of
fair play and competition; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize our
young individuals, who strive for athletic and academic excellence
through rigorous training and mental and physical discipline; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to congratu-
late student-athlete Ali Shawish upon the occasion of being named All-
Western New York Player for 2015 in Boys Soccer; and
WHEREAS, An integral part of the Lackawanna High School Boys Varsity
Soccer Team, Ali Shawish helped lead his team to three consecutive Erie
County Interscholastic Conference (ECIC) titles while amassing a school
record of 106 career goals; and
WHEREAS, During the 2015 season, Ali Shawish became the top scoring
player in Western New York with 48 goals in 19 games; he was also
selected to the All New York State Small School second team, and named
Player of the Year for the ECIC Division IV Boys Soccer League for the
second straight year; and
WHEREAS, In addition, this esteemed young man was twice voted Team
Captain with the support of his teammates, and was listed on the All
Western New York State Small School first team in both 2014 and 2015;
and
WHEREAS, Ali Shawish's overall varsity career has been outstanding; he
was loyally and enthusiastically supported by family, fans, friends and
the community at large; and
WHEREAS, Sports competition instills the values of teamwork, pride and
accomplishment, and Ali Shawish has clearly made a contribution to the
spirit of excellence which is a tradition of his school; now, therefore,
be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate student-athlete Ali Shawish upon the occasion of being
named All-Western New York Player for 2015 in Boys Soccer; and be it
further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Ali Shawish.

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  • 12 / Jan / 2016
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K858

Honoring John P. Sindoni, Esq. upon the occasion of being named the 2015 Distinguished Lawyer of the Year by the Onondaga County Bar...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring John P. Sindoni, Esq. upon the occasion
of being named the 2015 Distinguished Lawyer of the Year by the Onondaga
County Bar Association

WHEREAS, It is the sense of the State of New York to recognize those
esteemed individuals within our midst whose professional lives, personal
endeavors and dedicated community service are an example and inspiration
to their colleagues, friends, and family; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and fully in accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to hereby
recognize and congratulate John P. Sindoni, Esq. upon the occasion of
being named the 2015 Onondaga County Bar Association's Distinguished
Lawyer of the Year celebrated at its 140th Annual Dinner held on Thurs-
day, October 15, 2015; and
WHEREAS, Born and raised in Syracuse, New York, John P. Sindoni gradu-
ated from Christian Brothers Academy; he then went on to earn his degree
from the College of Holy Cross, and subsequently, Cornell University Law
School; and
WHEREAS, Upon his graduation from Cornell Law School in 1970, John P.
Sindoni immediately joined Hiscock & Barclay, now Barclay Damon, and
started working in the Real Estate Practice Area, where he currently
remains a partner of the law firm; and
WHEREAS, For more than 40 years, John P. Sindoni has been practicing
in real estate, financial transactions and related business matters; he
has represented numerous institutional mortgage lenders in all aspects
of mortgage loan transactions, and has held the position of Chair of the
Real Estate Practice Area for Barclay Damon for more than two decades;
and
WHEREAS, For his outstanding commitment and dedication, John P. Sindo-
ni has received several professional awards including Best Lawyers in
America 2016, Syracuse Real Estate Law "Lawyer of the Year," and the
Catholic Charities of Onondaga County's 2009 Monsignor Charles J. Brady
Award; and
WHEREAS, John P. Sindoni's strong work ethic was instilled in him as a
child; he enjoyed helping out with the family-owned and operated busi-
ness, Joseph J. Sindoni Wholesale Foods on North Salina Street in Syra-
cuse, New York; throughout the years, he continued to help his father
unload food trucks in the morning until the business closed its doors in
1997; and
WHEREAS, Along with his superlative work within the legal community,
John P. Sindoni has committed himself to volunteering his time and
efforts with numerous local non-profit organizations such as the Knights
of Malta Federal Association and the Board of Trustees of Onondaga
Community College; in addition, he is a Development Committee Member of
OnPoint for College, a board member of both the Franciscans in Collabo-
rative Ministries and the Eldercare Foundation, and a former board Pres-
ident of the Syracuse-area Catholic Charities; and
WHEREAS, Furthermore, throughout his 44-year legal career, John P.
Sindoni has been a long time member and supporter of the New York State
Bar Association and the Onondaga County Bar Association; and
WHEREAS, In addition to his work on various community boards, John P.
Sindoni, along with his wife, Cecilia, have devoted a significant amount
of hands-on volunteer work with lgnatian Volunteer Corps Syracuse, which
provides men and women the opportunity to serve the needs of those who
are poor; this remarkable man also spends 15 hours each week in local
food pantries and soup kitchens to help provide aid to low-income indi-
viduals; and

WHEREAS, With him throughout have been his wife, Cecilia, their six
children, and their seven grandchildren, all of whom feel privileged to
be a part of his life and rejoice in his achievements; and
WHEREAS, It is the practice of this Legislative Body that those who
enhance the quality of life in their community and have shown a long and
sustained commitment to the maintenance of high standards in their
profession, certainly have earned the recognition and applause of all
the citizens of this great Empire State; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor John P. Sindoni, Esq. upon the occasion of being named the 2015
Distinguished Lawyer of the Year by the Onondaga County Bar Association;
and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to John P. Sindoni, Esq.

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K857

Celebrating the life and legacy of Bill Carey, legendary news reporter, distinguished citizen and devoted member of his community

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION celebrating the life and legacy of Bill Carey,
legendary news reporter, distinguished citizen and devoted member of his
community

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to acknowledge those
outstanding individuals who have gone before us, and who have distin-
guished themselves in their professional and personal lives through
their unwavering passion, dedication and substantial contributions to
their communities and this great Empire State; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to honor and
remember the late Bill Carey, who passed away in 2015; and
WHEREAS, Bill Carey, born William Carey Snee in 1953, in Auburn, New
York, would grow to become a legendary news reporter in the Central New
York community, often referred to as "the voice of Syracuse"; and
WHEREAS, Bill Carey began his successful career in journalism as a
teenager, landing his first job as a radio reporter for WMBO in his
hometown of Auburn in 1971; and
WHEREAS, In 1974, Bill Carey joined the news team of 62-WHEN Radio in
Syracuse, New York, and in just a few years, he had climbed the ranks to
become News Director; in this important role, he helped to shape the
station's news content and to lead the staff of WHEN to numerous state
and local journalism awards; and
WHEREAS, In the mid-1980s, Bill Carey decided to move from radio to
television, accepting a news reporting job at WTVH-5, where he quickly
became one of the best visual storytellers in the region; and
WHEREAS, Bill Carey eventually became the News Director of WTVH-5,
overseeing the day-to-day operations of the newsroom and leading the
station to an Emmy for Best Newscast; and
WHEREAS, In 1993, Bill Carey left WTVH-5 to join the staff at WSYR-TV,
which was then WIXT; he would later leave for a brief stint in radio
before signing on with Time Warner Cable's all-news channel, News 10
Now; and
WHEREAS, For more than 10 years, Bill Carey served as Time Warner
Cable's trusted senior reporter and field anchor for the operation,
covering virtually every major local story in Central New York communi-
ty; and
WHEREAS, Politics and government were Bill Carey's forte and he was
known for his insightful, tough and respectful questioning of many
lawmakers on the local, state and federal level; he was a fixture on the
political scene, always lending his credibility to the anchor desk
during the live coverage of countless political election nights and
other political events; and
WHEREAS, Bill Carey was one of the most well-traveled journalists in
the region, traveling with local military units to the Gulf War, Soma-
lia, Haiti, Bosnia and to relief operations in Florida in the wake of
Hurricane Andrew; he also traveled to London, Lockerbie, Germany, Isra-
el, Lebanon, and Jordan, and reported from Ground Zero, Pearl Harbor and
from the Vatican; and
WHEREAS, During his distinguished journalism career that spanned more
than 40 years, Bill Carey also served as a mentor and a role model to
countless reporters many of whom credit their success to his support;
and
WHEREAS, Among his long list of professional accomplishments, Bill
Carey was the recipient of the Syracuse Press Club's Bliven-Ganley-Rossi
Career Achievement Award and was named a Syracuse Press Club Wall of
Distinction honoree; he also won three Emmys, several RTNDA awards,

including a national Edward R. Murrow award, as well as dozens of awards
from the Syracuse Press Club and the New York Associated Press Broad-
casters Association; and
WHEREAS, Bill Carey is survived by his loving wife of 42 years,
MaryEllen (Leonard) Snee; his three children, Jennifer Snee Holland,
William C. (Angel) Snee II, and Joelle (Benjamin) Snee Feinberg; six
grandchildren, Jayshaun, Ethan, Jaedyn, Keelin, Kyla, and Kallie; one
brother, James M. (Idah) Snee and a sister, Carol (Keith) Snee Miller;
along with many nieces and nephews; and
WHEREAS, Armed with a humanistic spirit and imbued with a sense of
compassion, Bill Carey leaves behind a legacy which will long endure the
passage of time and will remain as a comforting memory to all he served
and befriended; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
celebrate the life and legacy of Bill Carey, legendary news reporter,
distinguished citizen and devoted member of his community; and be it
further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the family of Bill Carey.

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K856

Commemorating the 25th Anniversary of Francis House on January 28, 2016

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commemorating the 25th Anniversary of Francis
House on January 28, 2016

WHEREAS, It is the practice of this Legislative Body to recognize those
established organizations within our communities that, year after year,
diligently work to improve the quality of care for its citizenry; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to commem-
orate the 25th Anniversary of Francis House to be officially celebrated
by the Central New York community on January 28, 2016; and
WHEREAS, Francis House was founded by the Sisters of St. Francis of
the Neumann Communities with the mission to provide a home and an
extended family to persons with terminal illnesses in Central New York,
so they can die with dignity surrounded by the unconditional love of
God; and
WHEREAS, Francis House opened its doors to its first resident 25 years
ago on January 28, 1991, and since then, this vital organization has
welcomed over 2,500 people to spend their final days of life under the
care of its dedicated staff and volunteers; and
WHEREAS, Francis House is a nondenominational home which works in
collaboration with certified and licensed agencies in providing compas-
sionate care in a comforting home environment, offering physical,
emotional and spiritual support and 24-hour medical supervision; and
WHEREAS, Referrals to Francis House are accepted from physicians,
clergy, hospitals, home care agencies, family members, and prospective
residents; and
WHEREAS, Francis House presently has two homes located at 108 and 114
Michaels Avenue on the north side of the City of Syracuse; the original
house, an old Bostonian home built in 1918, now holds administrative
offices, a living room and dining room; and
WHEREAS, In 1998, Francis House completed a building expansion project
at 108 Michaels Avenue to create eight resident bedrooms, a kitchen,
great room and chapel; in 2004, 114 Michaels Avenue was built next door
to 108 Michaels Avenue to include seven resident bedrooms, as well as a
great room, kitchen and chapel; and
WHEREAS, At both Francis House homes, caregivers are present to
provide care and support to residents 24-hours a day, with volunteers
present from 8:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. each day, all ensuring that each
resident is treated with dignity, respect and compassion; and
WHEREAS, Today, Francis House has more than 500 volunteers, who give
generously and unselfishly of their time to provide a loving home envi-
ronment and presence to the residents who enter the doors of the organ-
ization; and
WHEREAS, Additionally, Francis House has served as an inspiration to
others who wish to open their doors to people who are terminally ill,
working closely with Mercy House in Binghamton, New York, and Caring
House in Torrance, California to help them realize their dream; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that those homes
which enhance the well-being and vitality of their community and have
shown a long and sustained commitment to excellence certainly have
earned the recognition and applause of all the citizens of this great
Empire State; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commemorate the 25th Anniversary of Francis House; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Francis House.

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assembly Bill A7260A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Requires veteran organizations to provide assistance to veterans which adequately addresses military sexual trauma experienced by veterans due to their military service

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 08, 2016 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 12, 2016 amended on third reading 7260a
Jan 06, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.278
returned to assembly
died in senate
Jun 10, 2015 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jun 08, 2015 ordered to third reading rules cal.92
rules report cal.92
reported
Jun 01, 2015 reported referred to rules
May 01, 2015 referred to veterans' affairs

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A7260 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§353 & 358, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A7086A
2011-2012: A10068A

A7260 - Summary

Requires veteran organizations to provide assistance to veterans which adequately addresses military sexual trauma experienced by veterans due to their military service.

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

                                  7260

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               May 1, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. RUSSELL -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Veterans' Affairs

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to  developing  plans  to
  adequately address military sexual trauma

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

  Section 1. Section 353 of the executive law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 22 to read as follows:
  22. TO DEVELOP AND ENCOURAGE PLANS FOR  ASSISTANCE  AND  BENEFITS  FOR
VETERANS  WHO  EXPERIENCE MILITARY SEXUAL TRAUMA WHILE ON ACTIVE DUTY OR
DURING MILITARY TRAINING.
  S 2.  Subdivision 1 of section 358 of the executive law, as amended by
chapter 106 of the laws of 2003, is amended to read as follows:
  1. A local veterans' service agency shall have power under the  direc-
tion  of the state veterans' service agency, and it shall be its duty to
inform military and naval authorities of the United  States  and  assist
members  of  the  armed  forces  and veterans, who are residents of this
state, and their families, in relation  to  (1)  matters  pertaining  to
educational training and retraining services and facilities, (2) health,
medical  and  rehabilitation  services and facilities, (3) provisions of
federal, state and local laws and regulations affording  special  rights
and privileges to members of the armed forces and war veterans and their
families,  (4)  employment and re-employment services, [and] (5) MATTERS
PERTAINING TO MILITARY SEXUAL TRAUMA EXPERIENCED WHILE ON ACTIVE DUTY OR
DURING MILITARY TRAINING, AND (6) other matters of similar,  related  or
appropriate  nature.  The local veterans' service agency may also assist
families of members of the reserve components of the  armed  forces  and
the  organized  militia ordered into active duty to ensure that they are
made aware of and are receiving all  appropriate  support  available  to
them  and  are  placed in contact with the agencies responsible for such
support, including, but not limited to, the  division  of  military  and

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10760-01-5

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A7260A - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§353 & 358, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A7086A
2011-2012: A10068A

A7260A - Summary

Requires veteran organizations to provide assistance to veterans which adequately addresses military sexual trauma experienced by veterans due to their military service.

A7260A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7260--A
                                                        Cal. No. 278

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               May 1, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. RUSSELL, DenDEKKER -- read once and referred to
  the Committee on Veterans' Affairs -- advanced  to  a  third  reading,
  amended  and  ordered  reprinted,  retaining its place on the order of
  third reading

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to  developing  plans  to
  adequately address military sexual trauma

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

  Section 1. Section 353 of the executive law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 23 to read as follows:
  23. TO DEVELOP AND ENCOURAGE PLANS FOR  ASSISTANCE  AND  BENEFITS  FOR
VETERANS  WHO  EXPERIENCE MILITARY SEXUAL TRAUMA WHILE ON ACTIVE DUTY OR
DURING MILITARY TRAINING.
  S 2.  Subdivision 1 of section 358 of the executive law, as amended by
chapter 106 of the laws of 2003, is amended to read as follows:
  1. A local veterans' service agency shall have power under the  direc-
tion  of the state veterans' service agency, and it shall be its duty to
inform military and naval authorities of the United  States  and  assist
members  of  the  armed  forces  and veterans, who are residents of this
state, and their families, in relation  to  (1)  matters  pertaining  to
educational training and retraining services and facilities, (2) health,
medical  and  rehabilitation  services and facilities, (3) provisions of
federal, state and local laws and regulations affording  special  rights
and privileges to members of the armed forces and war veterans and their
families,  (4)  employment and re-employment services, [and] (5) MATTERS
PERTAINING TO MILITARY SEXUAL TRAUMA EXPERIENCED WHILE ON ACTIVE DUTY OR
DURING MILITARY TRAINING, AND (6) other matters of similar,  related  or
appropriate  nature.  The local veterans' service agency may also assist
families of members of the reserve components of the  armed  forces  and
the  organized  militia ordered into active duty to ensure that they are
made aware of and are receiving all  appropriate  support  available  to

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

assembly Bill A961A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to video gaming machines and disposition of revenues

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    • Passed Assembly
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Jan 12, 2016 amended on third reading 961a
Jan 06, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.45
returned to assembly
died in senate
Jun 11, 2015 referred to racing, gaming and wagering
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jun 10, 2015 ordered to third reading rules cal.202
rules report cal.202
reported
Jun 02, 2015 reported referred to rules
Jan 08, 2015 referred to ways and means

A961 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5930A
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1612, Tax L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A3710A, S5295A
2011-2012: A8570, S5805A

A961 - Summary

Relates to video gaming machines and disposition of revenues.

A961 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   961

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 8, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. PRETLOW -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Ways and Means

AN ACT to amend the tax law, in relation to video  gaming  machines  and
  disposition of revenues

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

  Section 1. Clause (H) of subparagraph (ii) of paragraph 1 of  subdivi-
sion  b  of section 1612 of the tax law, as amended by section 1 of part
BB of chapter 59 of the laws of 2014, is amended to read as follows:
  (H) notwithstanding clauses (A), (B), (C), (D), (E), (F)  and  (G)  of
this  subparagraph, the track operator of a vendor track shall be eligi-
ble for a vendor's capital award of up to  four  percent  of  the  total
revenue  wagered at the vendor track after payout for prizes pursuant to
this chapter, which  shall  be  used  exclusively  for  capital  project
investments  to improve the facilities of the vendor track which promote
or encourage increased attendance at the video lottery  gaming  facility
including,  but  not limited to hotels, other lodging facilities, enter-
tainment  facilities,  retail  facilities,  dining  facilities,   events
arenas,  parking  garages  and  other improvements that enhance facility
amenities; provided that such capital investments shall be  approved  by
the  division, in consultation with the state racing and wagering board,
and that such vendor track demonstrates that such  capital  expenditures
will  increase  patronage at such vendor track's facilities and increase
the amount of revenue generated to support state education programs. The
annual amount of such vendor's capital awards that a vendor track  shall
be  eligible  to  receive  shall  be limited to two million five hundred
thousand dollars, except for Aqueduct racetrack, for which  there  shall
be  no  vendor's  capital awards. Except for tracks having less than one
thousand [one] NINE hundred video gaming  machines,  and  except  for  a
vendor  track  located  west  of  State Route 14 from Sodus Point to the
Pennsylvania border within  New  York,  each  track  operator  shall  be

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05388-01-5

A961A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5930A
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1612, Tax L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A3710A, S5295A
2011-2012: A8570, S5805A

A961A - Summary

Relates to video gaming machines and disposition of revenues.

A961A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 961--A
                                                         Cal. No. 45

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 8, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. PRETLOW -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Ways and Means -- advanced to  a  third  reading,  amended  and
  ordered reprinted, retaining its place on the order of third reading

AN  ACT  to  amend the tax law, in relation to video gaming machines and
  disposition of revenues

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

  Section  1. Clause (H) of subparagraph (ii) of paragraph 1 of subdivi-
sion b of section 1612 of the tax law, as amended by section 1  of  part
MM of chapter 59 of the laws of 2015, is amended to read as follows:
  (H)  notwithstanding  clauses  (A), (B), (C), (D), (E), (F) and (G) of
this subparagraph, the track operator of a vendor track shall be  eligi-
ble  for  a  vendor's  capital  award of up to four percent of the total
revenue wagered at the vendor track after payout for prizes pursuant  to
this  chapter,  which  shall  be  used  exclusively  for capital project
investments to improve the facilities of the vendor track which  promote
or  encourage  increased attendance at the video lottery gaming facility
including, but not limited to hotels, other lodging  facilities,  enter-
tainment   facilities,  retail  facilities,  dining  facilities,  events
arenas, parking garages and other  improvements  that  enhance  facility
amenities;  provided  that such capital investments shall be approved by
the division, in consultation with the state racing and wagering  board,
and  that  such vendor track demonstrates that such capital expenditures
will increase patronage at such vendor track's facilities  and  increase
the amount of revenue generated to support state education programs. The
annual  amount of such vendor's capital awards that a vendor track shall
be eligible to receive shall be limited  to  two  million  five  hundred
thousand  dollars,  except for Aqueduct racetrack, for which there shall
be no vendor's capital awards. Except for tracks having  less  than  one
thousand  [one]  NINE  hundred  video  gaming machines, and except for a
vendor track located west of State Route 14  from  Sodus  Point  to  the

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

The New York State Senate today passed legislation that would permanently cap state spending, codifying the self-imposed spending restraint demonstrated with the past five state budgets enacted by the Legislature and Governor. The bill (S5507), sponsored by Senator Joseph Robach (R,C,I-Rochester), would limit state spending to a three-year rolling average of inflation.

assembly Bill A2962B

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the possession of opioid antagonists

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Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Assembly


  • Introduced
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    • Passed Assembly
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 01, 2016 referred to codes
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 12, 2016 amended on third reading 2962b
Jan 06, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.135
returned to assembly
died in senate
Jun 01, 2015 referred to codes
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 27, 2015 amended on third reading 2962a
Apr 23, 2015 advanced to third reading cal.190
Apr 22, 2015 reported
Jan 20, 2015 referred to codes

Co-Sponsors

A2962 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Add §60.48, CP L; add §4519-a, CPLR; amd §841, add §214-e, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
A10015A

A2962 - Summary

Relates to the possession of opioid antagonists and receipt into evidence.

A2962 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2962

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 20, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. LENTOL, CYMBROWITZ, GOTTFRIED -- read once and
  referred to the Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the criminal procedure law, the civil practice  law  and
  rules  and  the executive law, in relation to the possession of opioid
  antagonists

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

  Section  1.  The  criminal  procedure  law  is amended by adding a new
section 60.47 to read as follows:
S 60.47 POSSESSION OF OPIOID ANTAGONISTS; RECEIPT INTO EVIDENCE.
  1. EVIDENCE THAT A PERSON WAS IN POSSESSION OF  AN  OPIOID  ANTAGONIST
MAY NOT BE ADMITTED AT ANY TRIAL, HEARING OR OTHER PROCEEDING IN A PROS-
ECUTION  FOR  ANY OFFENSE UNDER SECTIONS 220.03, 220.06, 220.09, 220.16,
220.18, OR 220.21 OF THE PENAL LAW FOR THE PURPOSE OF ESTABLISHING PROB-
ABLE CAUSE FOR AN ARREST OR PROVING  ANY  PERSON'S  COMMISSION  OF  SUCH
OFFENSE.
  2. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, OPIOID ANTAGONIST IS DEFINED AS A
DRUG  APPROVED  BY  THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION THAT, WHEN ADMINIS-
TERED, NEGATES OR NEUTRALIZES IN WHOLE OR IN  PART  THE  PHARMACOLOGICAL
EFFECTS  OF  AN  OPIOID IN THE BODY AND SHALL BE LIMITED TO NALOXONE AND
OTHER MEDICATIONS APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH FOR SUCH PURPOSE.
  S 2. The civil practice law and rules  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
section 4519-a to read as follows:
  S  4519-A. POSSESSION OF OPIOID ANTAGONISTS; RECEIPT INTO EVIDENCE. 1.
POSSESSION OF AN OPIOID ANTAGONIST MAY NOT BE RECEIVED  IN  EVIDENCE  IN
ANY  TRIAL, HEARING OR PROCEEDING PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION
TWO HUNDRED THIRTY-ONE AND PARAGRAPH THREE OF SUBDIVISION B  OF  SECTION
TWO HUNDRED THIRTY-THREE OF THE REAL PROPERTY LAW OR SUBDIVISION FIVE OF
SECTION  SEVEN  HUNDRED  ELEVEN  AND  SUBDIVISION  ONE  OF SECTION SEVEN
HUNDRED FIFTEEN OF THE REAL PROPERTY  ACTIONS  AND  PROCEEDINGS  LAW  AS

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01201-01-5

Co-Sponsors

A2962A - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Add §60.48, CP L; add §4519-a, CPLR; amd §841, add §214-e, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
A10015A

A2962A - Summary

Relates to the possession of opioid antagonists and receipt into evidence.

A2962A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2962--A
                                                        Cal. No. 190

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 20, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. LENTOL, CYMBROWITZ, GOTTFRIED, WEPRIN, ABINANTI
  -- read once and referred to the Committee on Codes --  reported  from
  committee, advanced to a third reading, amended and ordered reprinted,
  retaining its place on the order of third reading

AN  ACT  to amend the criminal procedure law, the civil practice law and
  rules and the executive law, in relation to the possession  of  opioid
  antagonists

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

  Section 1. Section 60.48 of the criminal procedure law  is  renumbered
section 60.49 and a new section 60.48 is added to read as follows:
S 60.48 POSSESSION OF OPIOID ANTAGONISTS; RECEIPT INTO EVIDENCE.
  1.  EVIDENCE  THAT  A PERSON WAS IN POSSESSION OF AN OPIOID ANTAGONIST
MAY NOT BE ADMITTED AT ANY TRIAL, HEARING OR OTHER PROCEEDING IN A PROS-
ECUTION FOR ANY OFFENSE UNDER SECTIONS 220.03, 220.06,  220.09,  220.16,
220.18, OR 220.21 OF THE PENAL LAW FOR THE PURPOSE OF ESTABLISHING PROB-
ABLE  CAUSE  FOR  AN  ARREST  OR PROVING ANY PERSON'S COMMISSION OF SUCH
OFFENSE.
  2. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, OPIOID ANTAGONIST IS DEFINED AS A
DRUG APPROVED BY THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION  THAT,  WHEN  ADMINIS-
TERED,  NEGATES  OR  NEUTRALIZES IN WHOLE OR IN PART THE PHARMACOLOGICAL
EFFECTS OF AN OPIOID IN THE BODY AND SHALL BE LIMITED  TO  NALOXONE  AND
OTHER MEDICATIONS APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH FOR SUCH PURPOSE.
  S  2.  The  civil  practice  law  and rules is amended by adding a new
section 4519-a to read as follows:
  S 4519-A. POSSESSION OF OPIOID ANTAGONISTS; RECEIPT INTO EVIDENCE.  1.
POSSESSION  OF  AN  OPIOID ANTAGONIST MAY NOT BE RECEIVED IN EVIDENCE IN
ANY TRIAL, HEARING OR PROCEEDING PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION ONE OF  SECTION
TWO  HUNDRED  THIRTY-ONE AND PARAGRAPH THREE OF SUBDIVISION B OF SECTION
TWO HUNDRED THIRTY-THREE OF THE REAL PROPERTY LAW OR SUBDIVISION FIVE OF
SECTION SEVEN HUNDRED  ELEVEN  AND  SUBDIVISION  ONE  OF  SECTION  SEVEN

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

Co-Sponsors

A2962B - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Add §60.48, CP L; add §4519-a, CPLR; amd §841, add §214-e, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
A10015A

A2962B - Summary

Relates to the possession of opioid antagonists and receipt into evidence.

A2962B - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2962--B
                                                        Cal. No. 135

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 20, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. LENTOL, CYMBROWITZ, GOTTFRIED, WEPRIN, ABINANTI
  -- read once and referred to the Committee on Codes --  reported  from
  committee, advanced to a third reading, amended and ordered reprinted,
  retaining  its  place  on  the order of third reading -- advanced to a
  third reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its  place  on
  the order of third reading

AN  ACT  to amend the criminal procedure law, the civil practice law and
  rules and the executive law, in relation to the possession  of  opioid
  antagonists

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

  Section 1. Section 60.48 of the criminal procedure law  is  renumbered
section 60.49 and a new section 60.48 is added to read as follows:
S 60.48 POSSESSION OF OPIOID ANTAGONISTS; RECEIPT INTO EVIDENCE.
  1.  EVIDENCE  THAT  A PERSON WAS IN POSSESSION OF AN OPIOID ANTAGONIST
MAY NOT BE ADMITTED AT ANY TRIAL, HEARING OR OTHER PROCEEDING IN A PROS-
ECUTION FOR ANY OFFENSE UNDER SECTIONS 220.03, 220.06,  220.09,  220.16,
220.18, OR 220.21 OF THE PENAL LAW FOR THE PURPOSE OF ESTABLISHING PROB-
ABLE  CAUSE  FOR  AN  ARREST  OR PROVING ANY PERSON'S COMMISSION OF SUCH
OFFENSE.
  2. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, OPIOID ANTAGONIST IS DEFINED AS A
DRUG APPROVED BY THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION  THAT,  WHEN  ADMINIS-
TERED,  NEGATES  OR  NEUTRALIZES IN WHOLE OR IN PART THE PHARMACOLOGICAL
EFFECTS OF AN OPIOID IN THE BODY AND SHALL BE LIMITED  TO  NALOXONE  AND
OTHER MEDICATIONS APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH FOR SUCH PURPOSE.
  S  2.  The  civil  practice  law  and rules is amended by adding a new
section 4519-a to read as follows:
  S 4519-A. POSSESSION OF OPIOID ANTAGONISTS; RECEIPT INTO EVIDENCE.  1.
POSSESSION  OF  AN  OPIOID ANTAGONIST MAY NOT BE RECEIVED IN EVIDENCE IN
ANY TRIAL, HEARING OR PROCEEDING PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION ONE OF  SECTION
TWO  HUNDRED  THIRTY-ONE AND PARAGRAPH THREE OF SUBDIVISION B OF SECTION

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

assembly Bill A7054A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Establishes the sober living task force

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Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Assembly


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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Actions

view actions (22)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 18, 2016 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 12, 2016 advanced to third reading cal.605
May 10, 2016 reported
Feb 25, 2016 reported referred to ways and means
Feb 08, 2016 reported referred to codes
Jan 20, 2016 committed to alcoholism and drug abuse
Jan 12, 2016 amended on third reading 7054a
Jan 06, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.266
returned to assembly
died in senate
Jun 09, 2015 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse
delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.140
rules report cal.140
reported
Jun 02, 2015 reported referred to rules
May 04, 2015 reported referred to ways and means
Apr 29, 2015 reported referred to codes
Apr 22, 2015 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse

Co-Sponsors

Multi-Sponsors

A7054 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5463A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §19.04, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
A9717A

A7054 - Summary

Establishes the sober living task force which shall create best practice guidelines for sober living residences that illustrate the most appropriate and effective environment for persons recovering from a chemical dependency.

A7054 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7054

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             April 22, 2015
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to establishing  the
  sober  living  task  force;  and  providing  for  the  repeal  of such
  provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section  1.  The mental hygiene law is amended by adding a new section
19.04 to read as follows:
S 19.04 SOBER LIVING TASK FORCE.
  1. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS SECTION:
  (A) "SOBER LIVING RESIDENCE" SHALL MEAN ANY RESIDENCE LOCATED  IN  NEW
YORK STATE WHERE THE OWNER OR OPERATOR OF SUCH RESIDENCE HOLDS THE RESI-
DENCE  OUT  TO THE PUBLIC AS AN ALCOHOL AND DRUG FREE LIVING ENVIRONMENT
FOR PERSONS RECOVERING FROM  A  CHEMICAL  DEPENDENCY,  WHERE  NO  FORMAL
TREATMENT SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ON-SITE.
  (B)  "SOBER  LIVING NETWORK" SHALL MEAN A GROUP OF INDEPENDENTLY OPER-
ATED AND SELF-REGULATED SOBER LIVING  RESIDENCES  LOCATED  IN  NEW  YORK
STATE WHICH COMPLY WITH THE GUIDELINES ISSUED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION.
  2.  THE  SOBER  LIVING TASK FORCE IS HEREBY CREATED, WHICH PURSUANT TO
THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION, SHALL ESTABLISH BEST PRACTICE GUIDELINES
FOR SOBER LIVING RESIDENCES THAT ILLUSTRATE  THE  MOST  APPROPRIATE  AND
EFFECTIVE ENVIRONMENT FOR PERSONS RECOVERING FROM A CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY.
  3.  THE  TASK FORCE SHALL UTILIZE INFORMATION COLLECTED FROM ORGANIZA-
TIONS AND PROGRAMS BOTH IN NEW YORK STATE AND THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY TO:
  (A) ISSUE RECOMMENDATIONS AND GUIDELINES ESTABLISHING  BEST  PRACTICES
FOR  SOBER  LIVING  RESIDENCES TO PROVIDE AN ALCOHOL AND DRUG FREE SOBER
LIVING ENVIRONMENT;
  (B) DEVELOP A PLAN TO ESTABLISH A STATEWIDE SOBER  LIVING  NETWORK  AS
DEFINED IN PARAGRAPH (B) OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION; AND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10587-01-5

Co-Sponsors

Multi-Sponsors

A7054A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5463A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §19.04, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
A9717A

A7054A - Summary

Establishes the sober living task force which shall create best practice guidelines for sober living residences that illustrate the most appropriate and effective environment for persons recovering from a chemical dependency.

A7054A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7054--A
                                                        Cal. No. 266

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             April 22, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. ROSENTHAL, DenDEKKER, CRESPO, McDONALD, DAVILA,
  BARRON -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of  A.  THIELE  --  read  once  and
  referred  to the Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse -- advanced to
  a third reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place on
  the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to establishing  the
  sober  living  task  force;  and  providing  for  the  repeal  of such
  provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section  1.  The mental hygiene law is amended by adding a new section
19.04 to read as follows:
S 19.04 SOBER LIVING TASK FORCE.
  1. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS SECTION:
  (A) "SOBER LIVING RESIDENCE" SHALL MEAN ANY RESIDENCE LOCATED  IN  NEW
YORK STATE WHERE THE OWNER OR OPERATOR OF SUCH RESIDENCE HOLDS THE RESI-
DENCE  OUT  TO THE PUBLIC AS AN ALCOHOL AND DRUG FREE LIVING ENVIRONMENT
FOR PERSONS RECOVERING FROM  A  CHEMICAL  DEPENDENCY,  WHERE  NO  FORMAL
TREATMENT SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ON-SITE.
  (B)  "SOBER  LIVING NETWORK" SHALL MEAN A GROUP OF INDEPENDENTLY OPER-
ATED AND SELF-REGULATED SOBER LIVING  RESIDENCES  LOCATED  IN  NEW  YORK
STATE WHICH COMPLY WITH THE GUIDELINES ISSUED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION.
  2.  THE  SOBER  LIVING TASK FORCE IS HEREBY CREATED, WHICH PURSUANT TO
THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION, SHALL ESTABLISH BEST PRACTICE GUIDELINES
FOR SOBER LIVING RESIDENCES THAT ILLUSTRATE  THE  MOST  APPROPRIATE  AND
EFFECTIVE ENVIRONMENT FOR PERSONS RECOVERING FROM A CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY.
  3.  THE  TASK FORCE SHALL UTILIZE INFORMATION COLLECTED FROM ORGANIZA-
TIONS AND PROGRAMS BOTH IN NEW YORK STATE AND THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY TO:
  (A) ISSUE RECOMMENDATIONS AND GUIDELINES ESTABLISHING  BEST  PRACTICES
FOR  SOBER  LIVING  RESIDENCES TO PROVIDE AN ALCOHOL AND DRUG FREE SOBER
LIVING ENVIRONMENT;

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

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