senate Bill S6540

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to prohibiting the use of smokeless tobacco on school grounds

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 22, 2016 referred to education

S6540 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §409, Ed L

S6540 - Summary

Relates to prohibiting the use of smokeless tobacco on school grounds.

S6540 - Sponsor Memo

S6540 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6540

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 22, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. SANDERS -- 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 prohibiting the use of
  smokeless tobacco on school grounds

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  2  of  section  409 of the education law, as
amended by chapter 449 of the laws of  2012,  is  amended  and  two  new
subdivisions 3 and 4 are added to read as follows:
  2.  Notwithstanding  the  provisions  of  any other law, rule or regu-
lation, tobacco use shall not be  permitted  and  no  person  shall  use
tobacco OR SMOKELESS TOBACCO on school grounds.
  (A)  "School  grounds"  means  any building, structure and surrounding
outdoor grounds, including entrances or exits, contained within a public
or private pre-school, nursery school, elementary or secondary  school's
legally  defined  property  boundaries as registered in a county clerk's
office.
  (B) "SMOKELESS TOBACCO"  MEANS  ANY  PRODUCT  THAT  CONSISTS  OF  CUT,
GROUND,  POWDERED,  OR LEAF TOBACCO THAT IS INTENDED TO BE PLACED BY THE
CONSUMER IN AN ORAL CAVITY.
  3. THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF EACH SCHOOL  DISTRICT  SHALL  ENSURE  THE
PLACEMENT,  IN  EVERY PUBLIC ENTRANCE TO A PUBLIC SCHOOL BUILDING IN ITS
DISTRICT, OF A SIGN WHICH SHALL BE LOCATED SO AS TO BE  CLEARLY  VISIBLE
TO THE PUBLIC AND SHALL CONTAIN LETTERS WHICH CONTRAST IN COLOR WITH THE
SIGN,  INDICATING  THAT  THE  USE  OF  TOBACCO  AND SMOKELESS TOBACCO IS
PROHIBITED THEREIN.
  (A) THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF EACH SCHOOL  DISTRICT  SHALL  ORDER  ANY
PERSON  USING  TOBACCO OR SMOKELESS TOBACCO IN VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION
TO COMPLY WITH THE PROVISIONS  OF  THIS  SECTION.  EXCEPT  AS  OTHERWISE
PROVIDED  PURSUANT  TO SUBDIVISION FOUR OF THIS SECTION, A PERSON, AFTER
BEING SO ORDERED, WHO USES TOBACCO AND/OR SMOKELESS TOBACCO IN VIOLATION
OF THIS SECTION IS SUBJECT TO A  FINE  OF  NOT  LESS  THAN  ONE  HUNDRED
DOLLARS  FOR THE FIRST OFFENSE, TWO HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS FOR THE SECOND
OFFENSE, AND FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS FOR EACH SUBSEQUENT OFFENSE. A PENALTY

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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

senate Bill S6539

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to official misconduct of a public servant

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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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Jan 22, 2016 referred to codes

S6539 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §195.00, Pen L

S6539 - Summary

Makes it illegal for a public servant to knowingly obtain, arrange or provide for himself or another a compensated position or public office that requires little or no actual attendance or work.

S6539 - Sponsor Memo

S6539 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6539

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 22, 2016
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to official misconduct  of  a
  public servant

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

  Section 1. Section 195.00 of the penal law, as amended by chapter  906
of the laws of 1990, is amended to read as follows:
S 195.00 Official misconduct.
  A public servant is guilty of official misconduct when, with intent to
obtain a benefit or deprive another person of a benefit:
  1.  He commits an act relating to his office but constituting an unau-
thorized exercise of his official functions, knowing that  such  act  is
unauthorized; [or]
  2.  He knowingly refrains from performing a duty which is imposed upon
him by law or is clearly inherent in the nature of his office[.]; OR
  3. HE KNOWINGLY OBTAINS, ARRANGES OR PROVIDES FOR HIMSELF OR  ANOTHER,
A COMPENSATED POSITION OR PUBLIC OFFICE THAT REQUIRES LITTLE OR NO ACTU-
AL ATTENDANCE OR WORK.
  Official misconduct is a class A misdemeanor.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13416-01-5

senate Bill S6324A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to authorizing the state liquor authority to impose a one year moratorium on the issuance of new licenses to sell liquor on premises in certain instances

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  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 22, 2016 print number 6324a
amend and recommit to investigations and government operations
Jan 06, 2016 referred to investigations and government operations

S6324 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9907
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Alcoholic Beverage Control Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §17, ABC L

S6324 - Summary

Relates to authorizing the state liquor authority to impose a one year moratorium on the issuance of new licenses to sell liquor on premises in certain instances in cities having a population of one million or more; authorizes the state liquor authority to establish a one year moratorium within a neighborhood in a city having a population of one million or more on the issuance of new liquor licenses for on premises consumption upon receipt of a request from both state legislative representatives, or NYC council members and a resolution of a local body or bodies requesting a moratorium and a finding that the number of liquor licenses issued in such neighborhood has doubled over a three year period.

S6324 - Sponsor Memo

S6324 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6324

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 6, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. ESPAILLAT -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment Operations

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  alcoholic  beverage control law, in relation to
  authorizing the state liquor authority to impose a one year moratorium
  on the issuance of new licenses to sell liquor on premises in  certain
  instances

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2 of  section  17  of  the  alcoholic  beverage
control  law,  as amended by chapter 118 of the laws of 2012, is amended
to read as follows:
  2. To limit in its discretion the number of licenses of each class  to
be  issued within the state or any political subdivision thereof, and in
connection therewith to prohibit the acceptance of applications for such
class or classes of licenses which have  been  so  limited.    PROVIDED,
HOWEVER,  IN CITIES HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE, (A) UPON
RECEIPT OF (I) A REQUEST FROM THE STATE SENATOR OR  STATE  SENATORS  AND
ASSEMBLY  MEMBER  OR  ASSEMBLY  MEMBERS  REPRESENTING THE RESIDENTS OF A
NEIGHBORHOOD WITHIN A CITY HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE  MILLION  OR  MORE
AND  (II)  A  RESOLUTION ADOPTED BY A COMMUNITY BOARD OR BOARDS OR OTHER
LOCAL  BODY  OR  BODIES  WHOSE  JURISDICTION  COVERS  SUCH  NEIGHBORHOOD
REQUESTING  A MORATORIUM WITHIN SUCH NEIGHBORHOOD ON THE ISSUANCE OF NEW
LICENSES TO SELL LIQUOR AT RETAIL FOR CONSUMPTION ON THE PREMISES ISSUED
PURSUANT   TO   SECTIONS   SIXTY-FOUR,    SIXTY-FOUR-A,    SIXTY-FOUR-B,
SIXTY-FOUR-C  AND  SIXTY-FOUR-D OF THIS CHAPTER AND (B) A FINDING BY THE
AUTHORITY THAT THE NUMBER OF SUCH LICENSES ISSUED WITHIN SUCH  NEIGHBOR-
HOOD   PURSUANT  TO  SECTIONS  SIXTY-FOUR,  SIXTY-FOUR-A,  SIXTY-FOUR-B,
SIXTY-FOUR-C AND SIXTY-FOUR-D OF THIS CHAPTER HAS DOUBLED OVER  A  THREE
YEAR  PERIOD, THE AUTHORITY SHALL ESTABLISH A ONE YEAR MORATORIUM WITHIN
SUCH NEIGHBORHOOD ON THE ISSUANCE OF NEW  LICENSES  TO  SELL  LIQUOR  AT
RETAIL  FOR  CONSUMPTION  ON  THE  PREMISES  ISSUED PURSUANT TO SECTIONS
SIXTY-FOUR, SIXTY-FOUR-A, SIXTY-FOUR-B, SIXTY-FOUR-C AND SIXTY-FOUR-D OF

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S6324A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9907
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Alcoholic Beverage Control Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §17, ABC L

S6324A - Summary

Relates to authorizing the state liquor authority to impose a one year moratorium on the issuance of new licenses to sell liquor on premises in certain instances in cities having a population of one million or more; authorizes the state liquor authority to establish a one year moratorium within a neighborhood in a city having a population of one million or more on the issuance of new liquor licenses for on premises consumption upon receipt of a request from both state legislative representatives, or NYC council members and a resolution of a local body or bodies requesting a moratorium and a finding that the number of liquor licenses issued in such neighborhood has doubled over a three year period.

S6324A - Sponsor Memo

S6324A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6324--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 6, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. ESPAILLAT -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment   Operations  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the alcoholic  beverage  control  law,  in  relation  to
  authorizing the state liquor authority to impose a one year moratorium
  on  the issuance of new licenses to sell liquor on premises in certain
  instances

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  2  of  section  17 of the alcoholic beverage
control law, as amended by chapter 118 of the laws of 2012,  is  amended
to read as follows:
  2.  To limit in its discretion the number of licenses of each class to
be issued within the state or any political subdivision thereof, and  in
connection therewith to prohibit the acceptance of applications for such
class  or  classes  of  licenses  which have been so limited.  PROVIDED,
HOWEVER, IN CITIES HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE, (A)  UPON
RECEIPT  OF  (I)  A REQUEST FROM THE STATE SENATOR OR STATE SENATORS AND
ASSEMBLY MEMBER OR ASSEMBLY MEMBERS AND NEW YORK CITY COUNCIL MEMBER  OR
NEW  YORK CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS REPRESENTING THE RESIDENTS OF A NEIGHBOR-
HOOD WITHIN A CITY HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE AND (II) A
RESOLUTION ADOPTED BY A COMMUNITY BOARD OR BOARDS OR OTHER LOCAL BODY OR
BODIES WHOSE JURISDICTION COVERS SUCH NEIGHBORHOOD REQUESTING A  MORATO-
RIUM  WITHIN  SUCH  NEIGHBORHOOD ON THE ISSUANCE OF NEW LICENSES TO SELL
LIQUOR AT RETAIL FOR CONSUMPTION ON  THE  PREMISES  ISSUED  PURSUANT  TO
SECTIONS   SIXTY-FOUR,   SIXTY-FOUR-A,  SIXTY-FOUR-B,  SIXTY-FOUR-C  AND
SIXTY-FOUR-D OF THIS CHAPTER AND (B) A FINDING BY THE AUTHORITY THAT THE
NUMBER OF SUCH LICENSES ISSUED  WITHIN  SUCH  NEIGHBORHOOD  PURSUANT  TO
SECTIONS   SIXTY-FOUR,   SIXTY-FOUR-A,  SIXTY-FOUR-B,  SIXTY-FOUR-C  AND
SIXTY-FOUR-D OF THIS CHAPTER HAS DOUBLED OVER A THREE YEAR  PERIOD,  THE
AUTHORITY SHALL ESTABLISH A ONE YEAR MORATORIUM WITHIN SUCH NEIGHBORHOOD
ON THE ISSUANCE OF NEW LICENSES TO SELL LIQUOR AT RETAIL FOR CONSUMPTION

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