assembly Bill A8205

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the authorization of solemnization of marriages by a civil celebrant

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Current Bill Status - On Floor Calendar


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jun 08, 2016 ordered to third reading rules cal.168
rules report cal.168
reported
Jun 06, 2016 reported referred to rules
Jun 02, 2016 reported referred to codes
Jan 06, 2016 referred to judiciary
Jun 11, 2015 referred to judiciary

A8205 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4189
Law Section:
Domestic Relations Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §11, Dom Rel L

A8205 - Summary

Relates to the authorization of solemnization of marriages by a civil celebrant; establishes criteria to qualify as a civil celebrant.

A8205 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8205

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 11, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. JOYNER -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Judiciary

AN ACT to amend the domestic relations law, in relation to solemnization
  of marriages by a civil celebrant

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 11 of the domestic  relation  law,
as  amended    by  chapter  95 of the laws of 2011, is amended and a new
subdivision 1-b is added to read as follows:
  1. A clergyman or minister of any religion, A CIVIL CELEBRANT  WHO  IS
CERTIFIED  BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE TO SOLEMNIZE MARRIAGES AS SET FORTH
IN SUBDIVISION ONE-B OF THIS SECTION, or by the senior leader, or any of
the other leaders, of The Society for Ethical Culture in the city of New
York, having its principal office in the borough of Manhattan, or by the
leader of The Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture, having its principal
office in the borough of Brooklyn of the city of New  York,  or  of  the
Westchester  Ethical Society, having its principal office in Westchester
county, or of the Ethical Culture Society of  Long  Island,  having  its
principal  office  in Nassau county, or of the Riverdale-Yonkers Ethical
Society having its principal office in Bronx county, or by the leader of
any other Ethical Culture Society affiliated with the  American  Ethical
Union;  provided that no clergyman or minister as defined in section two
of the religious corporations law, or Society for Ethical Culture leader
shall be required to solemnize any marriage when acting in  his  or  her
capacity under this subdivision.
  1-B.  A  CIVIL CELEBRANT SHALL BE AUTHORIZED TO SOLEMNIZE MARRIAGES IF
CERTIFIED TO DO SO BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE.
  (A) A CIVIL CELEBRANT SHALL RECEIVE A CERTIFICATION FROM THE SECRETARY
OF STATE TO SOLEMNIZE MARRIAGES IF THE CELEBRANT:
  (1) IS AT LEAST EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE AND HAS GRADUATED FROM A SECOND-
ARY SCHOOL IN THE UNITED STATES;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09274-01-5

assembly Bill A8198

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing the veterans home and community based care pilot program

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Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee


  • Introduced
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    • Passed Assembly
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Jan 06, 2016 referred to ways and means
Jun 11, 2015 referred to ways and means

A8198 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5780
Current Committee:
Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Add §99-aa, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S5780

A8198 - Summary

Relates to establishing the veterans' home and community based care pilot program and fund.

A8198 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8198

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 11, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  DenDEKKER  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Ways and Means

AN ACT to amend the state finance law in relation  to  establishing  the
  veterans home and community based care pilot program

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

  Section 1. There is hereby created in the state division of  veterans'
affairs a pilot program to test the benefit, quality, cost-effectiveness
and  increased  access  to  services of a coordinated, interdisciplinary
plan of home and community based  services  for  veterans.  The  program
shall  seek  through  an enhanced integrated, interdisciplinary model to
more fully meet the comprehensive health, psychosocial and related needs
of veterans, promote health and wellness, support quality  of  life  and
community engagement.
  S  2. The program shall be structured as a collaborative model between
home care  agencies,  physicians  and  other  partners,  addressing  the
comprehensive,  interdisciplinary  needs  of  veterans  through home and
community based services and the engagement of partners  throughout  the
health,  psychosocial,  vocational  and  social  service  continuum. The
program shall provide an individualized plan for participating veterans,
which considers the unique needs  and  circumstances  of  each  veteran,
including  factors  related  to  health, age, military service and other
determining characteristics. Participation in the program  by  agencies,
physicians, other program partners and veterans shall be voluntary.
  S 3. (a) The state director of the division of veterans' affairs shall
implement the pilot program through eligible home care agencies, collab-
orating physicians and other partners with experience in veterans care.
  (b)  Eligible  home  care agencies include certified home health agen-
cies, licensed home care services agencies and  long  term  home  health
care programs.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11355-01-5