senate Bill S7192

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the management of certain marine species

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jun 17, 2016 committed to rules
May 05, 2016 advanced to third reading
May 04, 2016 2nd report cal.
May 03, 2016 1st report cal.633
Apr 06, 2016 referred to environmental conservation

S7192 - Details

Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd En Con L, generally

S7192 - Summary

Permits the management of certain marine species by orders of the department of environmental conservation.

S7192 - Sponsor Memo

S7192 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7192

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 6, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. O'MARA -- (at request of the Department of Environ-
  mental Conservation) -- 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 the
  management of certain marine species by order, crab permits, and whelk
  sales

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  3  of  section  11-0303 of the environmental
conservation law, as amended by chapter 193 of  the  laws  of  2015,  is
amended to read as follows:
  3. The department may, until December thirty-first, two thousand eigh-
teen,  fix by ORDER OR regulation measures for the management of striped
bass, including size limits,  catch  and  possession  limits,  open  and
closed  seasons,  closed areas, restrictions on the manner of taking and
landing, requirements for permits and eligibility therefor,  recordkeep-
ing  requirements, requirements on the amount and type of fishing effort
and gear, and requirements relating to  transportation,  possession  and
sale,  provided  that such regulations OR ORDERS are no less restrictive
than requirements set forth in this chapter and  provided  further  that
such  regulations  OR ORDERS are consistent with the compliance require-
ments of applicable fishery management plans  adopted  by  the  Atlantic
States  Marine  Fisheries  Commission  and with applicable provisions of
fishery management plans adopted pursuant to the Federal Fishery Conser-
vation and Management Act (16 U.S.C. S 1800 et seq.).  THE  COMMISSIONER
MAY  ISSUE  ORDERS  FOR  THE  PURPOSE  OF  ESTABLISHING  SIZE, CATCH AND
POSSESSION LIMITS AND OPEN AND CLOSED  SEASONS  NECESSARY  TO  IMPLEMENT
INTERSTATE OR STATE-FEDERAL INTERJURISDICTIONAL MANAGEMENT PLANS. NOTICE
OF  THE  REQUIREMENTS ADOPTED BY SUCH ORDER SHALL BE PROVIDED BY DEPART-
MENT PRESS RELEASE AND ANY OTHER MEANS THAT THE DEPARTMENT DETERMINES TO
BE APPROPRIATE AND EFFECTIVE,  INCLUDING  POSTING  ON  THE  DEPARTMENT'S
PUBLIC  WEBSITE AT LEAST 10 DAYS PRIOR TO THE EFFECTIVE DATE. SUCH ORDER
SHALL BE FILED IN THE COMMISSIONER'S OFFICE AND A CERTIFIED  COPY  SHALL
BE FILED IN THE OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF THE STATE.

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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

senate Bill S7191

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to awards for burial expenses of crime victims

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor
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Aug 18, 2016 signed chap.243
Aug 08, 2016 delivered to governor
Jun 14, 2016 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1578
substituted for s7191
Jun 14, 2016 substituted by a9762
Jun 08, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.1578
Jun 07, 2016 reported and committed to rules
May 05, 2016 reported and committed to finance
Apr 06, 2016 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

S7191 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9762
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §624, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
A9762

S7191 - Summary

Authorizes awards for burial expenses of crime victims to be paid to a business.

S7191 - Sponsor Memo

S7191 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7191

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 6, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GALLIVAN  --  (at  request of the Office of Victim
  Services) -- read twice and ordered printed, and when  printed  to  be
  committed to the Committee on Crime Victims, Crime and Correction

AN  ACT  to  amend the executive law, in relation to the eligibility for
  reimbursement of burial expenses

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (d) of subdivision 1 of section 624 of the execu-
tive  law,  as amended by chapter 427 of the laws of 1999, is amended to
read as follows:
  (d) any person OR BUSINESS REPRESENTED BY A PERSON who has paid for or
incurred the burial expenses of a victim who died as a direct result  of
such crime, except such person shall not be eligible to receive an award
for other than burial expenses unless otherwise eligible under paragraph
(a), (b) or (c) of this subdivision;
  S  2.  This  act  shall take effect immediately and shall apply to all
claims filed on or after it shall have become a law.






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senate Bill S7190

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to stewards at race meetings

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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 15, 2016 referred to racing and wagering
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 01, 2016 advanced to third reading
May 25, 2016 2nd report cal.
May 24, 2016 1st report cal.1182
May 04, 2016 reported and committed to finance
Apr 06, 2016 referred to racing, gaming and wagering

S7190 - Details

Law Section:
Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §218, RWB L

S7190 - Summary

Relates to the improvement of operations in thoroughbred racing; makes technical changes.

S7190 - Sponsor Memo

S7190 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7190

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 6, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. BONACIC -- (at request of the New York State Gaming
  Commission) -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be
  committed to the Committee on Racing, Gaming and Wagering

AN  ACT  to  amend the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law, in
  relation to improvement of operations in thoroughbred racing

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

  Section  1. Section 218 of the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breed-
ing law, as amended by chapter 140 of the laws of 2008,  is  amended  to
read as follows:
  S  218.  Stewards  at  race meetings. There shall be three stewards to
supervise each running race meeting conducted pursuant to  sections  two
hundred  five  and two hundred six of this article. One of such stewards
shall be the official steward of the [board] COMMISSION,  one  shall  be
appointed  by  the  jockey club or by the national steeplechase and hunt
association as may be appropriate, and one shall  be  appointed  by  the
corporation  conducting  such race meeting. Such stewards shall exercise
such powers and perform such duties at  each  race  meeting  as  may  be
prescribed by the rules of the [state racing and wagering board] COMMIS-
SION.   During the absence or inability to act of an official steward of
the [board] COMMISSION, or in the event of the failure or  inability  to
appoint  either of the other two stewards, the powers and duties of such
steward shall be exercised and performed  [without  compensation]  by  a
[member  of  the  board] PERSON designated by the [board] COMMISSION for
that purpose.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



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senate Bill S7189

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to pygmy pigs

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
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Apr 06, 2016 referred to health

S7189 - Details

Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §206, Pub Health L

S7189 - Summary

Directs the commissioner of health to promulgate necessary rules and regulations permitting municipalities to allow pygmy pigs as pets; defines "pygmy pigs".

S7189 - Sponsor Memo

S7189 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7189

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 6, 2016
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to pygmy pigs

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

  Section 1. Section 206 of the public health law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 30 to read as follows:
  30.  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL PROMULGATE ANY NECESSARY RULES AND REGU-
LATIONS PERMITTING MUNICIPALITIES TO ALLOW PYGMY PIGS AS PETS.  FOR  THE
PURPOSES  OF  THIS  SUBDIVISION, THE TERM "PYGMY PIG" MEANS A PIG OR HOG
CLASSIFIED AS SUS SCROFA  JUBATUS  MULLER,  OR  SUS  SCROFA  (CRISTATUS)
VITTATUS,  AND  COMMONLY  REFERRED  TO  AS A VIETNAMESE POT-BELLIED PIG,
PYGMY PIG OR MINI-PIG, WHICH STANDS NO HIGHER THAN TWENTY-TWO INCHES  AT
THE SHOULDER AND WEIGHS NO MORE THAN TWO HUNDRED POUNDS.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it shall have become a law.







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senate Bill S7188

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Requires notice be posted in programs subject to regulation by the office for people with developmental disabilities, informing employees to call 911 during an emergency

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    • Passed Assembly
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Apr 06, 2016 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities

S7188 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7533
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §31.11, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
A7907, S6929

S7188 - Summary

Requires notice be posted in programs subject to regulation by the office for people with developmental disabilities, informing employees to call 911 during an emergency and directing them to make required reports relating to abuse or neglect to the justice center for the protection of people with special needs or to law enforcement.

S7188 - Sponsor Memo

S7188 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7188

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 6, 2016
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to duties of provid-
  ers of service to people with developmental disabilities

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

  Section  1.  Section  31.11  of  the  mental hygiene law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 6 to read as follows:
  6. FOR PROGRAMS LICENSED, CERTIFIED, OPERATED, AUTHORIZED OR FUNDED BY
THE OFFICE FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, POSTING A VISIBLE
NOTICE IN A PUBLIC AREA VISIBLE TO EMPLOYEES INFORMING SUCH EMPLOYEES TO
CALL 911 IN THE EVENT OF AN EMERGENCY. FURTHER, THE NOTICE SHALL  INFORM
EMPLOYEES  THAT,  PURSUANT TO ARTICLE ELEVEN OF THE SOCIAL SERVICES LAW,
THEY SHALL REPORT TO THE JUSTICE CENTER FOR  THE  PROTECTION  OF  PEOPLE
WITH  SPECIAL NEEDS IF IT IS BELIEVED THAT ABUSE OR NEGLECT OF A SERVICE
RECIPIENT HAS OCCURRED;  AND  MAY  CONTACT  LAW  ENFORCEMENT  IF  IT  IS
BELIEVED  THAT  SUCH  ABUSE  OR NEGLECT CONSTITUTES A CRIME. SUCH NOTICE
SHALL CONTAIN THE PHONE NUMBER OF THE JUSTICE CENTER HOTLINE  AND  LOCAL
LAW ENFORCEMENT ENTITY.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





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assembly Bill A9768

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the membership of the public service commission and to clarifying the mandatory time frame within which the public service commission must act upon certain petitions

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jun 14, 2016 ordered to third reading rules cal.355
rules report cal.355
reported
reported referred to rules
May 17, 2016 reported referred to ways and means
May 10, 2016 reported referred to codes
May 04, 2016 print number 9768a
amend (t) and recommit to corporations, authorities and commissions
Apr 06, 2016 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

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A9768 - Details

Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§4, 64 & 90, add §28, Pub Serv L

A9768 - Summary

Relates to the membership of the public service commission and clarifies the mandatory time frame within which the public service commission must act upon petitions submitted by regulated entities and citizenry.

A9768 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  9768

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              April 6, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. BRENNAN -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions

AN ACT to amend the public service law, in relation to the membership of
  the public service commission and in relation to clarifying the manda-
  tory time frames within which the public service commission  must  act
  upon petitions submitted by regulated entities and the citizenry

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

  Section 1. Section 4 of the public service law, as amended by  chapter
155 of the laws of 1970, is amended to read as follows:
  S  4.  The  public  service  commission.  (A) 1. There shall be in the
department of public service a public service  commission,  which  shall
possess the powers and duties hereinafter specified, and also all powers
necessary or proper to enable it to carry out the purposes of this chap-
ter.  The commission shall consist of [five] ELEVEN members, NINE VOTING
AND TWO NON-VOTING, AS FOLLOWS: SEVEN VOTING MEMBERS to be appointed  by
the governor, by and with the advice and consent of the senate, ONE UPON
THE  RECOMMENDATION OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL AND ONE UPON THE RECOMMENDA-
TION OF THE STATE COMPTROLLER; ONE VOTING MEMBER APPOINTED BY THE SPEAK-
ER OF THE ASSEMBLY; ONE VOTING MEMBER APPOINTED BY THE TEMPORARY  PRESI-
DENT  OF THE SENATE; AND ONE NON-VOTING MEMBER APPOINTED BY THE MINORITY
LEADER OF THE ASSEMBLY AND ONE NON-VOTING MEMBER APPOINTED BY THE MINOR-
ITY LEADER OF THE SENATE. [A commissioner shall be designated as  chair-
man  of  the commission by the governor to serve in such capacity at the
pleasure of the governor or  until  his  term  as  commissioner  expires
whichever  first occurs. No more than three commissioners may be members
of the same political party  unless,  pursuant  to  action  taken  under
subdivision  two,  the number of commissioners shall exceed five, and in
such event no more than four commissioners may be members  of  the  same
political  party.]  THE  VOTING  MEMBERS OF THE COMMISSION SHALL ELECT A
CHAIRPERSON FROM AMONG ITS MEMBERS.
  (B) TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT POSSIBLE, THE  COMMISSIONERS  SHALL  POSSESS
BROAD  AND EXTENSIVE KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE IN THE AREAS OF ENERGY AND

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A9768A - Details

Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§4, 64 & 90, add §28, Pub Serv L

A9768A - Summary

Relates to the membership of the public service commission and clarifies the mandatory time frame within which the public service commission must act upon petitions submitted by regulated entities and citizenry.

A9768A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 9768--A

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              April 6, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. BRENNAN, SIMOTAS, MOSLEY, RODRIGUEZ, SIMON, BRON-
  SON,  ABINANTI,  LIFTON,  MAYER,  KEARNS,  HOOPER,  ORTIZ,  GOTTFRIED,
  JAFFEE, OTIS, TITONE, CAHILL, THIELE, GALEF, KAVANAGH  --  Multi-Spon-
  sored by -- M. of A.  ABBATE, BLAKE, COOK, ENGLEBRIGHT, GIGLIO, GLICK,
  HEVESI,  HIKIND,  LENTOL, MARKEY, McDONOUGH, MONTESANO, PICHARDO, RAIA
  -- read once and referred to the Committee on  Corporations,  Authori-
  ties  and  Commissions  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the public service  law  and  the  state  administrative
  procedure  act,  in  relation  to the membership of the public service
  commission and in relation to clarifying  the  mandatory  time  frames
  within  which  the  public  service commission must act upon petitions
  submitted by regulated entities and the citizenry

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

  Section  1. Section 4 of the public service law, as amended by chapter
155 of the laws of 1970, is amended to read as follows:
  S 4. The public service commission. (A)  1.  There  shall  be  in  the
department  of  public  service a public service commission, which shall
possess the powers and duties hereinafter specified, and also all powers
necessary or proper to enable it to carry out the purposes of this chap-
ter. The commission shall consist of [five] ELEVEN members, NINE  VOTING
AND  TWO NON-VOTING, AS FOLLOWS: SEVEN VOTING MEMBERS to be appointed by
the governor, by and with the advice and consent of the senate, ONE UPON
THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL AND ONE UPON THE  RECOMMENDA-
TION OF THE STATE COMPTROLLER; ONE VOTING MEMBER APPOINTED BY THE SPEAK-
ER  OF THE ASSEMBLY; ONE VOTING MEMBER APPOINTED BY THE TEMPORARY PRESI-
DENT OF THE SENATE; AND ONE NON-VOTING MEMBER APPOINTED BY THE  MINORITY
LEADER OF THE ASSEMBLY AND ONE NON-VOTING MEMBER APPOINTED BY THE MINOR-
ITY  LEADER OF THE SENATE. [A commissioner shall be designated as chair-
man of the commission by the governor to serve in such capacity  at  the
pleasure  of  the  governor  or  until  his term as commissioner expires
whichever first occurs. No more than three commissioners may be  members
of  the  same  political  party  unless,  pursuant to action taken under

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senate Bill S7187

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Makes provisions of law, authorizing big game hunting with a rifle in the county of Livingston, permanent

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor
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Jul 21, 2016 signed chap.199
Jul 13, 2016 delivered to governor
Jun 06, 2016 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.855
substituted for a10037
May 18, 2016 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 16, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.853
committee discharged and committed to rules
Apr 06, 2016 referred to environmental conservation

Co-Sponsors

S7187 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10037
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3, Chap 142 of 2014; amd §11-0907, En Con L

S7187 - Summary

Makes provisions of law, authorizing big game hunting with a rifle in the county of Livingston, permanent.

S7187 - Sponsor Memo

S7187 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7187

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 6, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. YOUNG, GALLIVAN -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Environmental
  Conservation

AN  ACT  to amend chapter 142 of the laws of 2014, amending the environ-
  mental conservation law relating to authorizing hunting in the  county
  of Livingston, in relation to making the provisions thereof permanent;
  and to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to making
  deer and bear hunting in the county of Livingston permanent

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

  Section 1. Section 3 of chapter 142 of the laws of 2014, amending  the
environmental  conservation  law  relating to authorizing hunting in the
county of Livingston, is amended to read as follows:
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately, provided that[:
  a.] the amendments to paragraph a of subdivision 2 of section  11-0907
of  the  environmental  conservation law made by sections one and two of
this act shall be subject to the expiration and reversion of such  para-
graph  pursuant  to  section  13 of chapter 600 of the laws of 1993[, as
amended;
  b. nothing contained in this act shall be construed so  as  to  extend
the  provisions  of this act beyond October 1, 2016, when upon such date
this act shall expire and  the  provisions  contained  herein  shall  be
deemed repealed].
  S  2.  Paragraph a of subdivision 2 of section 11-0907 of the environ-
mental conservation law is amended by adding a new item (k) to  read  as
follows:

(K) THE COUNTY OF      DEER AND BEAR, THE FIRST    PISTOL, SHOTGUN,
LIVINGSTON             SATURDAY AFTER NOVEMBER     CROSSBOW, MUZZLE
                       15 THROUGH FIRST SUNDAY     LOADING FIREARM,
                       AFTER DECEMBER 7            RIFLE OR LONG BOW


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J4812

Commending Carmine Santa Maria upon the occasion of his designation for special recognition after 36 years of dedicated service to t...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commending Carmine Santa Maria upon the occasion
of his designation for special recognition after 36 years of dedicated
service to the Bensonhurst West End Community Council on May 4, 2016

WHEREAS, From time to time this Legislative Body takes note of certain
extraordinary individuals it wishes to recognize for their valued
contributions to the success and progress of society and publicly
acknowledge their endeavors which have enhanced the basic humanity among
us all; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to commend
Carmine Santa Maria upon the occasion of his designation for special
recognition after 36 years of dedicated service to the Bensonhurst West
End Community Council to be celebrated at its 55th Annual Gala, at El
Caribe, Brooklyn, New York, on Wednesday, May 4, 2016; and
WHEREAS, Carmine Santa Maria raised his loving family while he
attended Kingsborough Community College under the GI Bill, earning an
Associate in Arts degree with honors; and
WHEREAS, For the past 56 years, Carmine Santa Maria has been an enthu-
siastic and hard-working community leader in Bensonhurst, serving as
both President of the Bensonhurst West End Community Council and
President/Founder of the Big Screechers; in addition, he served as Pres-
ident of the Harway Terrace Co-op, as well as a member and President of
Community Education Council District 21; and
WHEREAS, Since 1989, Carmine Santa Maria has been a member of Communi-
ty School Board 21, and has held the title of President for the last six
years; he was also the Chairman of the Borough President's Transit Advi-
sory Committee, and as such, served on the Permanent Citizens Advisory
Committee to the MTA and the New York City Transit Riders Advisory Board
for 15 years, representing Brooklyn; and
WHEREAS, Carmine Santa Maria has been writing a weekly column "Big
Screechers" in the Brooklyn Graphic since 1988, and is also the publi-
cist for the Brooklyn Columbus Parade Committee; and
WHEREAS, A teacher of ballroom dancing for 55 years, Carmine Santa
Maria spent 18 years at the Federation of Italian American Organizations
of Brooklyn, was trained at the Arthur Murray Dance Studios, and taught
at all the major dance studios, as well as in the Catskill Mountain
resorts, including the Concord Resort and Hotel, Grossinger's Catskill
Resort and Brown's Hotel; he has also taught students at PS 128 and PS
212, and offered a course for teachers at Community School District 21;
and
WHEREAS, This remarkable man proudly served as a member of Community
Education Council 21; his civic, public relations, and extended school
board experience was instrumental in the growth and prospering of this
fledging community education council; and
WHEREAS, Carmine Santa Maria founded and instituted Project L.E.A.R.N.
in District 21, which was a premiere showcase teaching youngsters to
"Let's End All Racism Now"; in addition, for the past 22 years, he has
enjoyed dressing up in a Santa Claus suit, visiting local schools and
Boy Scout Troops; and
WHEREAS, Carmine Santa Maria's steadfast and unremitting commitment to
his community has earned him numerous honors and awards; he was proudly
installed in both the Brooklyn Hall of Fame and the Kingsborough Commu-
nity College Wall of Fame, and served as a Grand Marshal at the Brooklyn
Columbus Day Parade; and
WHEREAS, With him throughout have been his loving wife of 49 years,
Sharon, and their two children, Carl (Lori) and Dana (Michael), as well

as their six grandchildren, Alexa, Jake, Michael, Cassandra, Vanessa,
and Dean, all of whom feel privileged to be a part of his life and
rejoice in his achievements; and
WHEREAS, Rare indeed is the impressive dedication shown by an individ-
ual for the benefit of others which Carmine Santa Maria has displayed
throughout his life; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that those who
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
commend Carmine Santa Maria upon the occasion of his designation for
special recognition after 36 years of dedicated service to the Benson-
hurst West End Community Council on May 4, 2016; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Carmine Santa Maria.

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    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 12 / Apr / 2016
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 12 / Apr / 2016
    • ADOPTED

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J4811

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Michael Cosmai upon the occasion of his
designation as recipient of the 2016 Man of the Year Award by the
Bensonhurst West End Community Council on May 4, 2016

WHEREAS, Individuals who give of their time and energies and serve the
best interests of their communities are an asset beyond remuneration and
cannot be sufficiently extolled; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to acknowledge
outstanding individuals whose professional lives, personal endeavors and
community service are an example and inspiration to their colleagues,
friends, and family; and
WHEREAS, It is also the practice of this Legislative Body to take note
of and publicly acknowledge individuals of remarkable integrity and
character whose endeavors have enhanced the quality of education in this
great State; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to honor
Michael Cosmai upon the occasion of his designation as recipient of the
2016 Man of the Year Award by the Bensonhurst West End Community Council
to be celebrated at its 55th Annual Gala, at El Caribe, Brooklyn, New
York, on Wednesday, May 4, 2016; and
WHEREAS, Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Michael Cosmai was
inspired by his nurturing teachers in Districts 21 and 22 in Brooklyn to
become an educator; and
WHEREAS, After graduating from Nazareth Regional High School, Michael
Cosmai studied sound engineering at the Institute of Audio Research; he
worked as a recording engineer at Sound Ideas Recording Studios in New
York City throughout the mid-1980s and was fortunate enough to work with
major recording artists both in the recording studio and on the road at
live performances; and
WHEREAS, In 1990, Michael Cosmai earned his bachelor's degree in
History, with a minor in German language from Brooklyn College; he then
furthered his education by obtaining his master's degree four years
later; and
WHEREAS, Michael Cosmai began his illustrious teaching career at Eras-
mus Hall High School; in 1991, he transferred to I. S. 303 in District
21, where he taught Social Studies, Computer Science and Digital Photog-
raphy; at the encouragement of his principal, he returned to school to
earn his School Administration Certification; and
WHEREAS, In 2001, Michael Cosmai was selected to be a member of the
SMART Team, which was the district's team of technology staff develop-
ers; in this capacity, he had the opportunity to work at every school in
the district and collaborate with a diverse array of educators; and
WHEREAS, From 2004-2014, Michael Cosmai held the title of Assistant
Principal at P.S. 225; in this role, he honed his skills in curriculum
and instruction, data analysis and personal leadership and built a
community of trust and collaboration within one of most diverse student
populations in New York City; and
WHEREAS, In 2014, Michael Cosmai accepted the esteemed position of
Principal of P.S. 225; throughout his tenure, he has implemented new
instructional initiatives, such as the Teachers College Units of Study
in Writing, provided his teachers with the necessary support to meet the
increasing challenges that teachers face each day, and increased the
school's commitment to the arts through student musical performances and
murals on display throughout the school; and

WHEREAS, When Michael Cosmai is not at work, he enjoys traveling with
his family, and re-energizing himself by performing as a musician as
well as building and repairing guitars; and
WHEREAS, With him throughout have been his supportive wife, Tricia,
and his two sons, Matthew and Christopher, all of whom feel privileged
to be a part of his life and rejoice in his achievements; and
WHEREAS, Principal Michael Cosmai and his dedicated staff continue to
build a collaborative professional learning community, committed to
providing a rigorous and supportive learning environment for all of the
students that the school serves; and
WHEREAS, Michael Cosmai has brought great credit upon himself by
continually demonstrating an impressive dedication, an unparalleled
devotion and an unremitting enthusiasm for the quality of the educa-
tional programs and opportunities offered at the schools where he has
served; and
WHEREAS, Throughout the entire period of his professional service, a
period of constructive involvement, Michael Cosmai has stood constant in
dignity, good grace and humor, and has earned the respect and admiration
of his colleagues, family and friends; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Michael Cosmai upon the occasion of his designation as recipient
of the 2016 Man of the Year Award by the Bensonhurst West End Community
Council; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Michael Cosmai.

actions

  • 06 / Apr / 2016
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 12 / Apr / 2016
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 12 / Apr / 2016
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

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