senate Bill S7556

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to training for police officers before allowing them to carry or use a weapon

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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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Jun 13, 2016 print number 7556a
amend (t) and recommit to local government
May 09, 2016 referred to local government

S7556 - Details

Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §209-q, Gen Muni L

S7556 - Summary

Relates to prohibiting police officers from carrying or using a weapon during any phase of the officer's official duties unless the officer has satisfactorily completed a course of training that meets or exceeds the minimum standards established by the municipal police training council.

S7556 - Sponsor Memo

S7556 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7556

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 9, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. GALLIVAN -- (at request of the Division of Criminal
  Justice Services) -- 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 requiring
  annual firearms and other weapons training for police officers

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

  Section 1. Paragraphs (b) and (c) of subdivision 1 of section 209-q of
the  general  municipal  law are relettered paragraphs (c) and (d) and a
new paragraph (b) is added to read as follows:
  (B) NO EMPLOYER SHALL ALLOW ANY POLICE OFFICER IT EMPLOYS TO CARRY  OR
USE  A  WEAPON  DURING ANY PHASE OF THE OFFICER'S OFFICIAL DUTIES, WHICH
CONSTITUTES ON-DUTY EMPLOYMENT, UNLESS THE  OFFICER  HAS  SATISFACTORILY
COMPLETED A COURSE OF TRAINING APPROVED BY THE MUNICIPAL POLICE TRAINING
COUNCIL IN THE USE OF DEADLY PHYSICAL FORCE AND FIREARMS AND OTHER WEAP-
ONS,  AND  ANNUALLY  RECEIVES  INSTRUCTION IN THE USE OF DEADLY PHYSICAL
FORCE AND FIREARMS AND OTHER WEAPONS AS APPROVED BY THE MUNICIPAL POLICE
TRAINING COUNCIL.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next  succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.





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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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S7556A - Details

Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §209-q, Gen Muni L

S7556A - Summary

Relates to prohibiting police officers from carrying or using a weapon during any phase of the officer's official duties unless the officer has satisfactorily completed a course of training that meets or exceeds the minimum standards established by the municipal police training council.

S7556A - Sponsor Memo

S7556A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7556--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 9, 2016
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in  relation  to  prohibiting
  police  officers  from  carrying or using a weapon during any phase of
  the officer's official duties unless the  officer  has  satisfactorily
  completed a course of training that meets or exceeds the minimum stan-
  dards established by the municipal police training council

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

  Section 1. Paragraphs (b) and (c) of subdivision 1 of section 209-q of
the general municipal law are relettered paragraphs (c) and  (d)  and  a
new paragraph (b) is added to read as follows:
  (B)  NO EMPLOYER SHALL ALLOW ANY POLICE OFFICER IT EMPLOYS TO CARRY OR
USE A WEAPON DURING ANY PHASE OF THE OFFICER'S  OFFICIAL  DUTIES,  WHICH
CONSTITUTES  ON-DUTY  EMPLOYMENT,  UNLESS THE OFFICER HAS SATISFACTORILY
COMPLETED A COURSE OF TRAINING THAT MEETS OR EXCEEDS THE MINIMUM  STAND-
ARDS  ESTABLISHED BY THE MUNICIPAL POLICE TRAINING COUNCIL IN THE USE OF
DEADLY PHYSICAL FORCE AND  FIREARMS  AND  OTHER  WEAPONS,  AND  ANNUALLY
RECEIVES  INSTRUCTION  IN  THE USE OF DEADLY PHYSICAL FORCE AND FIREARMS
AND OTHER WEAPONS THAT MEETS OR EXCEEDS  THE  MINIMUM  STANDARDS  ESTAB-
LISHED BY THE MUNICIPAL POLICE TRAINING COUNCIL. ALL EMPLOYERS OF POLICE
OFFICERS  SHALL  CONDUCT,  OR PROVIDE THROUGH ANOTHER ORGANIZATION, SUCH
TRAINING REQUIRED BY  THIS  SUBDIVISION  WITH  SUFFICIENT  FREQUENCY  TO
ENSURE  THERE  IS NO IMPACT ON A POLICE OFFICER'S ON-DUTY EMPLOYMENT DUE
TO LACK OF AVAILABLE TRAINING.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next  succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.


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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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senate Bill S7555

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Directs the New York state thruway authority to discontinue the collection of tolls at the Grand Island bridges in the Niagara section of the thruway

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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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May 09, 2016 referred to transportation

Co-Sponsors

S7555 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9863
Law Section:
Authorities
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A4010
2011-2012: A3388
2009-2010: A11513

S7555 - Summary

Directs the New York state thruway authority to discontinue the collection of tolls at the Grand Island bridges in the Niagara section of the Governor Thomas E. Dewey Thruway.

S7555 - Sponsor Memo

S7555 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7555

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 9, 2016
                               ___________

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

AN ACT in relation to discontinuing the collection of tolls at the Grand
  Island bridges in the Niagara section of the New York state thruway

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

  Section 1. Notwithstanding any contrary provision of law, the New York
State thruway authority shall discontinue the collection of tolls at the
Grand  Island  bridges  in the Niagara section of the Governor Thomas E.
Dewey Thruway, as such section is described in subdivision 8 of  section
356 of the public authorities law.
  S  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
have become a law.








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senate Bill S7554

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to fingerprinting and background checks of contracted service providers of student support services

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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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Jun 17, 2016 committed to rules
May 25, 2016 advanced to third reading
May 24, 2016 2nd report cal.
May 23, 2016 1st report cal.1044
May 09, 2016 referred to education

S7554 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10086
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1125, 2854, 305, 3035 & 1125, Ed L; amd §§424-a & 390-a, Soc Serv L

S7554 - Summary

Relates to the fingerprinting and background checks of contracted service providers of student support services.

S7554 - Sponsor Memo

S7554 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7554

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 9, 2016
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to background checks  and
  fingerprinting;  and  to amend the social services law, in relation to
  statewide central registry clearances by contracted service  providers
  of student support services

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 1125  of  the  education  law,  as
added by chapter 180 of the laws of 2000, is amended to read as follows:
  3.  "Employee"  shall  mean  any  person receiving compensation from a
school  district  or  employee  of  a  contracted  service  provider,  A
CONTRACTED SERVICE PROVIDER OF STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES or worker placed
within the school under a public assistance employment program, pursuant
to title nine-B of article five of the social services law, and consist-
ent  with  the provisions of such title for the provision of services to
such district, its students or employees, directly or through  contract,
whereby  such  services  performed by such person involve direct student
contact.
  S 2. Paragraph (a-2) of subdivision 3 of section 2854 of the education
law is amended by adding a new subparagraph (v) to read as follows:
  (V) NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE  CONTRARY  IN  THIS  SECTION,  THE
BOARD  OF  TRUSTEES OF A CHARTER SCHOOL SHALL NOT BE REQUIRED TO OVERSEE
THE FINGERPRINTING PROCESS FOR EMPLOYEES OF A CONTRACTED SERVICE PROVID-
ER OF STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES SUCH AS, BUT NOT LIMITED  TO,  SUBSTITUTE
TEACHERS,  SUBSTITUTE  TEACHER  AIDES,  SUBSTITUTE  NURSES,  EDUCATIONAL
CONSULTANTS, TUTORS, SUBSTITUTE SCHOOL ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT AND  OTHER
TEMPORARY  STUDENT SERVICES PROFESSIONALS, SO LONG AS THE HAVE ENGAGED A
CONTRACTED SERVICE PROVIDER OF STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES WHO HAS COMPLIED
WITH THE FINGERPRINTING REQUIREMENTS ELSEWHERE IN THIS CHAPTER.
  S 3. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 30 of section 305 of  the  education
law,  as  amended by chapter 630 of the laws of 2006, is amended to read
as follows:

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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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senate Bill S7553

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to bio heating fuel requirements

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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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Jun 17, 2016 recommitted to rules
ordered to third reading cal.2003
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 03, 2016 print number 7553a
amend and recommit to finance
Jun 01, 2016 reported and committed to finance
May 09, 2016 referred to environmental conservation

S7553 - Details

Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §19-0327, En Con L

S7553 - Summary

Relates to bio heating fuel requirements.

S7553 - Sponsor Memo

S7553 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7553

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 9, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. VALESKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation

AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation  to  bio
  heating fuel requirements

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

  Section 1. The environmental conservation law is amended by  adding  a
new section 19-0327 to read as follows:
S 19-0327. BIO HEATING FUEL REQUIREMENTS.
  (1) DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS
SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  (A)  "BIODIESEL"  SHALL  MEAN  A FUEL, DESIGNATED B100, THAT MEETS THE
SPECIFICATIONS OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR TESTING AND MATERIALS  DESIG-
NATION  D6751  COMPOSED  EXCLUSIVELY  OF MONO-ALKYL ESTERS OF LONG CHAIN
FATTY ACIDS DERIVED FROM FEEDSTOCK.
  (B) "BIO HEATING FUEL" SHALL MEAN A FUEL COMPRISED OF BIODIESEL BLEND-
ED WITH PETROLEUM HEATING OIL THAT MEETS THE SPECIFICATIONS OF THE AMER-
ICAN SOCIETY FOR TESTING AND MATERIALS DESIGNATION D396 OR  OTHER  SPEC-
IFICATIONS AS DETERMINED BY THE COMMISSIONER.
  (C)  "HEATING OIL" SHALL MEAN PETROLEUM OIL REFINED FOR THE PURPOSE OF
USE AS FUEL FOR COMBUSTION IN A SPACE AND/OR WATER HEATING  SYSTEM  THAT
MEETS THE SPECIFICATIONS OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR TESTING AND MATERI-
ALS  DESIGNATION  D396  OR  OTHER  SPECIFICATIONS  AS  DETERMINED BY THE
COMMISSIONER.
  (D) "FEEDSTOCK" SHALL MEAN SOYBEAN OIL, OIL FROM ANNUAL  COVER  CROPS,
ALGAL  OIL, BIOGENIC WASTE OILS, FATS OR GREASES, OR NON-FOOD GRADE CORN
OIL, PROVIDED THAT THE COMMISSIONER MAY, BY RULES AND REGULATIONS, MODI-
FY THE DEFINITION OF FEEDSTOCK BASED ON THE VEGETABLE OILS, ANIMAL  FATS
OR CELLULOSIC BIOMASS LISTED IN TABLE 1 OF 40 C.F.R. S 80.1426.
  (2) ALL HEATING OIL SOLD FOR USE IN ANY BUILDING IN THE STATE SHALL BE
BIO  HEATING  FUEL  THAT  CONTAINS  AT LEAST TWO PERCENT BIODIESEL, ONCE
BIODIESEL PRODUCTION OF ASTM 6751 IN THIS STATE REACHES  TWELVE  MILLION
GALLONS  ON  AN  ANNUALIZED BASIS FOR THREE MONTHS. ALL HEATING OIL SOLD
FOR USE IN ANY BUILDING IN THE STATE SHALL  BE  BIO  HEATING  FUEL  THAT

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

S7553A - Details

Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §19-0327, En Con L

S7553A - Summary

Relates to bio heating fuel requirements.

S7553A - Sponsor Memo

S7553A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7553--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 9, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. VALESKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation
  -- reported favorably from said committee and committed to the Commit-
  tee  on  Finance  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,   ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to bio
  heating fuel requirements

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

  Section  1.  The environmental conservation law is amended by adding a
new section 19-0327 to read as follows:
S 19-0327. BIO HEATING FUEL REQUIREMENTS.
  (1) DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS
SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  (A) "BIODIESEL" SHALL MEAN A FUEL, DESIGNATED  B100,  THAT  MEETS  THE
SPECIFICATIONS  OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR TESTING AND MATERIALS DESIG-
NATION D6751 COMPOSED EXCLUSIVELY OF MONO-ALKYL  ESTERS  OF  LONG  CHAIN
FATTY ACIDS DERIVED FROM FEEDSTOCK.
  (B) "BIO HEATING FUEL" SHALL MEAN A FUEL COMPRISED OF BIODIESEL BLEND-
ED WITH PETROLEUM HEATING OIL THAT MEETS THE SPECIFICATIONS OF THE AMER-
ICAN  SOCIETY  FOR TESTING AND MATERIALS DESIGNATION D396 OR OTHER SPEC-
IFICATIONS AS DETERMINED BY THE COMMISSIONER.
  (C) "HEATING OIL" SHALL MEAN PETROLEUM OIL REFINED FOR THE PURPOSE  OF
USE  AS  FUEL FOR COMBUSTION IN A SPACE AND/OR WATER HEATING SYSTEM THAT
MEETS THE SPECIFICATIONS OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR TESTING AND MATERI-
ALS DESIGNATION D396  OR  OTHER  SPECIFICATIONS  AS  DETERMINED  BY  THE
COMMISSIONER.
  (D)  "FEEDSTOCK"  SHALL MEAN SOYBEAN OIL, OIL FROM ANNUAL COVER CROPS,
ALGAL OIL, BIOGENIC WASTE OILS, FATS OR GREASES, OR NON-FOOD GRADE  CORN
OIL, PROVIDED THAT THE COMMISSIONER MAY, BY RULES AND REGULATIONS, MODI-
FY  THE DEFINITION OF FEEDSTOCK BASED ON THE VEGETABLE OILS, ANIMAL FATS
OR CELLULOSIC BIOMASS LISTED IN TABLE 1 OF 40 C.F.R. S 80.1426, PROVIDED
THAT ANY FEEDSTOCK HAS A CLOUD POINT MEASUREMENT OF LESS  THAN  EIGHTEEN
DEGREES CELSIUS.

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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

senate Bill S7552

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the incorporation of certain businesses for the purpose of practicing professional geology

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 19, 2016 signed chap.260
Aug 08, 2016 delivered to governor
Jun 15, 2016 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1029
substituted for s7552
Jun 15, 2016 substituted by a10251
May 25, 2016 advanced to third reading
May 24, 2016 2nd report cal.
May 23, 2016 1st report cal.1029
May 09, 2016 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

S7552 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10251
Law Section:
Business Corporation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1503, BC L; add §1105, Lim Lil L; amd §28, Chap 475 of 2014

S7552 - Summary

Relates to the incorporation of certain businesses for the purpose of practicing professional geology.

S7552 - Sponsor Memo

S7552 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7552

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 9, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MARCELLINO  -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Corporations, Author-
  ities and Commissions

AN ACT to amend the business corporation law and the  limited  liability
  company  law,  in  relation to the incorporation of certain businesses
  for the purpose of practicing professional geology; and to amend chap-
  ter 475 of the laws of 2014 amending the education law,  the  business
  corporation law and other laws relating to providing for the licensing
  of the profession of geology, in relation to the effectiveness thereof

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

  Section 1. Section 1503 of the business corporation law is amended  by
adding two new paragraphs (b-6) and (b-7) to read as follows:
  (B-6)  (1) PRIOR TO THE FIRST DAY OF MARCH, TWO THOUSAND EIGHTEEN, THE
STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT AND THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE  SHALL  ALLOW  AN
EXISTING BUSINESS CORPORATION ORGANIZED UNDER ARTICLE FOUR OF THIS CHAP-
TER  TO BECOME A PROFESSIONAL CORPORATION AS DEFINED IN THIS ARTICLE FOR
THE PURPOSE  OF  PRACTICING  PROFESSIONAL  GEOLOGY,  PROVIDED  THAT  THE
SURVIVING  CORPORATION  MEET ALL OF THE REQUIREMENTS TO BECOME A PROFES-
SIONAL CORPORATION, INCLUDING THAT THE NAME  OF  A  PROFESSIONAL  CORPO-
RATION SHALL END WITH THE WORDS "PROFESSIONAL CORPORATION" OR THE ABBRE-
VIATION  "P.C."  BY AMENDING ITS CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION SO THAT IT
CONTAINS THE FOLLOWING:
  (I) THE NAMES AND RESIDENCE ADDRESSES OF ALL INDIVIDUALS WHO  WILL  BE
THE  ORIGINAL  SHAREHOLDERS,  DIRECTORS AND OFFICERS OF THE PROFESSIONAL
SERVICE CORPORATION;
  (II) A STATEMENT THAT THE PROFESSIONAL SERVICE CORPORATION  IS  FORMED
PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION; AND
  (III) A STATEMENT THAT THE AMENDMENT SHALL NOT EFFECT A DISSOLUTION OF
THE  CORPORATION,  BUT  SHALL  BE DEEMED A CONTINUATION OF ITS CORPORATE
EXISTENCE, WITHOUT  AFFECTING  ITS  THEN  EXISTING  PROPERTY  RIGHTS  OR
LIABILITIES  OR  THE LIABILITIES OF ITS MEMBERS OR OFFICERS AS SUCH, BUT
THEREAFTER IT SHALL HAVE ONLY SUCH RIGHTS, POWERS AND PRIVILEGES, AND BE

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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15273-01-6

senate Bill S7550

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Provides for free use of state parks for volunteer firefighters with at least forty years of service

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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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May 09, 2016 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation

S7550 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4803
Law Section:
Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §13.22, Pks & Rec L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A4249
2011-2012: A4073
2009-2010: A10994

S7550 - Summary

Provides for free use of state parks for active volunteer firefighters with at least forty years of service.

S7550 - Sponsor Memo

S7550 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7550

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 9, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BOYLE  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Cultural Affairs, Tourism,
  Parks and Recreation

AN ACT to amend the parks, recreation and historic preservation law,  in
  relation to providing free use of state parks for volunteer firefight-
  ers with at least forty years of service

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

  Section 1. The parks, recreation  and  historic  preservation  law  is
amended by adding a new section 13.22 to read as follows:
  S  13.22  FREE  USE OF STATE PARKS.  NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF
ANY OTHER LAW, ANY PERSON WHO IS A RESIDENT  OF  NEW  YORK  STATE,  UPON
PROOF  OF SUCH RESIDENCE AND UPON PROOF THAT SUCH PERSON SERVED AT LEAST
FORTY YEARS AS AN ACTIVE VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER AS DEFINED IN SECTION TWO
HUNDRED FIFTEEN OF THE GENERAL MUNICIPAL LAW, SHALL BE PERMITTED TO  USE
ANY  OF  THE STATE PARKS IN THIS STATE, INCLUDING ON WEEKENDS AND PUBLIC
HOLIDAYS, UPON THE SAME TERMS AND CONDITIONS AS  APPLY  TO  THE  GENERAL
PUBLIC, BUT WITHOUT THE PAYMENT OF ANY FEES OR OTHER CHARGES FOR THE USE
OF SUCH STATE PARKS.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it shall have become a law; provided, however, that effective immediate-
ly,  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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senate Bill S7549

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Establishes the New York state educating leaders for excellence in community transformation program

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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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Jun 17, 2016 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 01, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.1273
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 17, 2016 reported and committed to finance
May 09, 2016 referred to higher education

S7549 - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §669-h, Ed L

S7549 - Summary

Establishes the New York state educating leaders for excellence in community transformation program to provide loan forgiveness and scholarship awards to certain students who demonstrate excellence in student government, civic organizations, or through campus or community leadership activities.

S7549 - Sponsor Memo

S7549 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7549

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 9, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Higher Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to establishing  the  New
  York  state  educating leaders for excellence in community transforma-
  tion program

  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 669-h
to read as follows:
  S 669-H. NEW YORK STATE EDUCATING LEADERS FOR EXCELLENCE IN  COMMUNITY
TRANSFORMATION  (NY-ELECTS).  1.  PURPOSE.  THE NEW YORK STATE EDUCATING
LEADERS FOR EXCELLENCE IN COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION  (NY-ELECTS)  PROGRAM
IS  HEREBY ESTABLISHED TO PROVIDE LOAN FORGIVENESS OR SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS
TO STUDENTS WHO DEMONSTRATE  EXCELLENCE  IN  STUDENT  GOVERNMENT,  CIVIC
ORGANIZATIONS, OR THROUGH CAMPUS OR COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP ACTIVITIES.
  2.  ELIGIBILITY.  A. TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR SUCH AWARDS, AN APPLICANT MUST
HAVE GRADUATED FROM A NEW YORK STATE  HIGH  SCHOOL,  BE  ENROLLED  IN  A
PROGRAM  OF  STUDY IN A NEW YORK STATE POST-SECONDARY INSTITUTION BEGIN-
NING IN THE TWO THOUSAND FOURTEEN-TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN ACADEMIC YEAR  OR
THEREAFTER, AND HAVE EITHER:
  (I)  BEEN  GRANTED  AN  ASSOCIATE'S  DEGREE WITHIN TWO YEARS OF HAVING
ENTERED THE PROGRAM;
  (II) BEEN GRANTED AN ASSOCIATE'S DEGREE WITHIN  TWO  YEARS  OF  HAVING
ENTERED  THE  PROGRAM  AND HAVE ENROLLED IN A FOUR YEAR INSTITUTION WITH
THE EQUIVALENT NUMBER OF TRANSFERABLE CREDITS TO BE CONSIDERED  ENTERING
SUCH PROGRAM DESIGNATED AS A JUNIOR; OR
  (III)  BEEN  ENROLLED IN A FOUR YEAR DEGREE PROGRAM, AND HAVE SUCCESS-
FULLY COMPLETED FRESHMAN AND SOPHOMORE YEARS WITHIN TWO YEARS.
  B. AN APPLICANT MUST ALSO HAVE:
  (I) MAINTAINED A 3.0 GRADE POINT AVERAGE OR ABOVE;
  (II) BEEN INVOLVED IN OR HELD LEADERSHIP POSITIONS IN STUDENT  GOVERN-
MENT, CIVIC CLUBS OR ORGANIZATIONS, OR DEMONSTRATED LEADERSHIP IN CAMPUS
OR COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES, AS DETERMINED BY THE DEPARTMENT; AND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14092-01-6

senate Bill S7551

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing the consolidated local infrastructure program

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 09, 2016 referred to environmental conservation

S7551 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9611
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3-0321, En Con L

S7551 - Summary

Establishes the consolidated local infrastructure program for the purpose of making payments toward the replacement and rehabilitation of existing local municipally-owned and funded drinking water, storm water and sanitary sewer systems; applies to any county, city, town or village drinking water system, storm water system or sanitary sewer system within the state that is not under the maintenance and/or operational jurisdiction of the state nor any private entity.

S7551 - Sponsor Memo

S7551 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7551

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 9, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BOYLE  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation

AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
  establishing  the  consolidated  local  infrastructure program for the
  purpose of making payments toward the replacement  and  rehabilitation
  of  existing  local municipally-owned and funded drinking water, storm
  water and sanitary sewer systems

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

  Section  1.  The environmental conservation law is amended by adding a
new section 3-0321 to read as follows:
S 3-0321. CONSOLIDATED LOCAL INFRASTRUCTURE PROGRAM (CLIPS).
  1. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISIONS OF THIS CHAPTER OR  ANY  OTHER
LAW AND SUBJECT TO AN APPROPRIATION MADE THEREFOR AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH
THE  PROVISIONS  OF  THIS  SECTION  AND  WITH  THE RULES AND REGULATIONS
PROMULGATED BY THE COMMISSIONER IN CONNECTION THEREWITH,  ON  AND  AFTER
THE  FIRST  DAY  OF  APRIL, TWO THOUSAND SEVENTEEN, A CONSOLIDATED LOCAL
INFRASTRUCTURE PROGRAM IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED FOR THE PURPOSE  OF  MAKING
PAYMENTS  TOWARD  THE  REPLACEMENT  AND REHABILITATION OF EXISTING LOCAL
MUNICIPALLY-OWNED AND FUNDED DRINKING WATER, STORM  WATER  AND  SANITARY
SEWER SYSTEMS. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, SUCH PROGRAM SHALL APPLY TO
ANY  COUNTY,  CITY,  TOWN  OR VILLAGE DRINKING WATER SYSTEM, STORM WATER
SYSTEM OR SANITARY SEWER SYSTEM WITHIN THE STATE THAT IS NOT  UNDER  THE
MAINTENANCE AND/OR OPERATIONAL JURISDICTION OF THE STATE NOR ANY PRIVATE
ENTITY.  THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PROMULGATE ALL NECESSARY RULES AND REGU-
LATIONS TO CARRY OUT THE PROGRAM SO THAT AN  EQUITABLE  DISTRIBUTION  OF
AID  SHALL  BE MADE FOR THE GENERAL OPERATION AND/OR GENERAL MAINTENANCE
OF ANY EXISTING COUNTY, CITY, TOWN AND VILLAGE  DRINKING  WATER  SYSTEM,
STORM WATER SYSTEM OR SANITARY SEWER SYSTEM.
  2.  ON  OR  BEFORE  THE TWENTY-FIFTH DAY OF APRIL, JUNE, SEPTEMBER AND
NOVEMBER OF EACH STATE FISCAL YEAR COMMENCING WITH THE STATE FISCAL YEAR
BEGINNING ON  APRIL  FIRST,  TWO  THOUSAND  SEVENTEEN,  THERE  SHALL  BE
DISTRIBUTED  AND  PAID TO COUNTIES, CITIES, TOWNS AND VILLAGES AN AMOUNT
EQUAL TO THE MONEYS  APPROPRIATED  FOR  THE  PURPOSES  OF  THIS  SECTION

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

assembly Bill A9487A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Provides for patient access to FDA approved abuse-deterrent technology to help combat opioid abuse

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May 27, 2016 amend by restoring to original print 9487
Mar 10, 2016 referred to health
May 09, 2016 print number 9487a
amend (t) and recommit to health

Co-Sponsors

Multi-Sponsors

A9487 - Details

See other versions of this Bill:
S6962A
, A10478
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3216-a, Ins L

A9487 - Summary

Provides for the substitution of opioid drugs incorporating abuse-deterrent technology for opioid drugs under certain circumstances.

A9487 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  9487

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 10, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. CUSICK, SIMANOWITZ, BRINDISI, PEOPLES-STOKES --
  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. LUPARDO -- read once  and  referred  to
  the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law and the insurance law, in relation
  to  the  use  of abuse-deterrent technology for opioids as a mechanism
  for reducing abuse and diversion of opioid drugs

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

  Section  1.  The  public health law is amended by adding a new section
3340 to read as follows:
  S 3340. SUBSTITUTION OF OPIOIDS WITH  ABUSE-DETERRENT  TECHNOLOGY.  1.
(A)  NOTWITHSTANDING  THE  PROVISIONS  OF  SECTION  SIXTY-EIGHT  HUNDRED
SIXTEEN-A OF THE EDUCATION  LAW,  NO  PHARMACIST  SHALL  INTERCHANGE  OR
SUBSTITUTE  AN  ABUSE-DETERRENT  OPIOID ANALGESIC DRUG PRODUCT, BRAND OR
GENERIC, WITH AN OPIOID ANALGESIC DRUG PRODUCT  LACKING  ABUSE-DETERRENT
PROPERTIES   WHEN   THE  PRESCRIBER  WRITES  OR  ELECTRONICALLY  NOTATES
"DISPENSE AS WRITTEN" OR "DAW" ON THE PRESCRIPTION, WITHOUT OBTAINING  A
NEW PRESCRIPTION FOR A NON-ABUSE DETERRENT OPIOID DRUG FROM THE PRESCRI-
BER. ANY SUBSTITUTABLE OPIOID DRUG PRODUCT SHALL CONTAIN THE SAME OPIOID
ACTIVE  PHARMACEUTICAL  INGREDIENT  AND THE SAME DRUG RELEASE CHARACTER-
ISTICS WITH REGARD TO IMMEDIATE RELEASE, OR EXTENDED RELEASE LONG ACTING
PROPERTIES. A DETERMINATION OF INTERCHANGEABILITY BETWEEN TWO ABUSE-DET-
ERRENT OPIOID ANALGESIC  DRUG  PRODUCTS  SHALL  NOT  REQUIRE  THAT  BOTH
PRODUCTS  INCORPORATE THE SAME METHODS OF ABUSE-DETERRENCE, BUT THAT THE
OPIOID DRUG PRODUCTS HAVE THE SAME LEVEL OF  FDA-APPROVED  ABUSE  DETER-
RENCE LABELING CLAIMS.
  (B)  THE REQUIREMENTS OF PARAGRAPH (A) OF THIS SECTION SHALL NOT APPLY
TO A PHARMACIST DISPENSING MEDICATION IN THE INPATIENT HOSPITAL  SETTING
WHEN THE PRESCRIBED MEDICATION WILL BE ADMINISTERED TO THE PATIENT BY AN
EMPLOYEE OF THE HOSPITAL.
  2. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS SECTION:
  (A)  "OPIOID  ANALGESIC DRUG PRODUCT" MEANS A DRUG IN THE OPIOID ANAL-
GESIC DRUG CLASS PRESCRIBED TO TREAT MODERATE TO SEVERE  PAIN  OR  OTHER
CONDITIONS, WHETHER IN IMMEDIATE RELEASE OR EXTENDED RELEASE LONG ACTING

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

Co-Sponsors

Multi-Sponsors

A9487A - Details

See other versions of this Bill:
S6962A
, A10478
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3216-a, Ins L

A9487A - Summary

Provides for the substitution of opioid drugs incorporating abuse-deterrent technology for opioid drugs under certain circumstances.

A9487A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 9487--A

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 10, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. CUSICK, SIMANOWITZ, BRINDISI, PEOPLES-STOKES --
  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. LUPARDO -- read once  and  referred  to
  the Committee on Health -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the insurance law, in relation to the use of abuse-det-
  errent technology for opioids as a mechanism for  reducing  abuse  and
  diversion of opioid drugs

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

  Section 1. The insurance law is amended by adding a new section 3216-a
to read as follows:
  S 3216-A.  ACCESS TO ABUSE-DETERRENT OPIOID MEDICATIONS. (A) AN INSUR-
ANCE CARRIER OR HEALTH PLAN SHALL PROVIDE  COVERAGE  ON  ITS  FORMULARY,
DRUG  LIST  OR  OTHER  LISTS  OF  SIMILAR  CONSTRUCT  FOR  AT  LEAST ONE
ABUSE-DETERRENT OPIOID  ANALGESIC  DRUG  PRODUCT  PER  OPIOID  ANALGESIC
ACTIVE INGREDIENT.
  (1)  COST-SHARING FOR BRAND NAME ABUSE-DETERRENT OPIOID ANALGESIC DRUG
PRODUCTS COVERED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL NOT  EXCEED  THE  LOWEST
COST-SHARING  LEVEL  APPLIED  TO  BRAND  NAME NON-ABUSE DETERRENT OPIOID
DRUGS COVERED UNDER THE APPLICABLE HEALTH PLAN OR POLICY.
  (2) COST-SHARING FOR GENERIC  ABUSE-DETERRENT  OPIOID  ANALGESIC  DRUG
PRODUCTS  COVERED  PURSUANT  TO THIS SECTION SHALL NOT EXCEED THE LOWEST
COST-SHARING LEVEL APPLIED TO GENERIC NON-ABUSE DETERRENT  OPIOID  DRUGS
COVERED UNDER THE APPLICABLE HEALTH PLAN OR POLICY.
  (3)  AN INCREASE IN PATIENT COST-SHARING OR DISINCENTIVES FOR PRESCRI-
BERS OR DISPENSERS SHALL NOT BE ALLOWED TO ACHIEVE COMPLIANCE WITH  THIS
SECTION.
  (B)  ANY  PRIOR-AUTHORIZATION REQUIREMENTS OR OTHER UTILIZATION REVIEW
MEASURES FOR OPIOID ANALGESICS, AND ANY SERVICE  DENIALS  MADE  PURSUANT
THERETO, SHALL NOT REQUIRE USE OF OPIOID ANALGESIC DRUG PRODUCTS WITHOUT
ABUSE-DETERRENT  PROPERTIES  IN  ORDER  TO ACCESS ABUSE-DETERRENT OPIOID
ANALGESIC DRUG PRODUCTS.
  (C) DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS SECTION:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14477-02-6

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