senate Bill S6475

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to requiring bills with a threshold level of co-sponsorship to be brought to the floor for a vote to be taken thereon

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 15, 2016 referred to investigations and government operations

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S6475 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8658
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Add §33-a, Leg L

S6475 - Summary

Relates to requiring bills with a threshold level of co-sponsorship to be brought to the floor for a vote to be taken thereon.

S6475 - Sponsor Memo

S6475 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6475

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 15, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  AVELLA -- 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 legislative law, in relation to bills with a thresh-
  old level of co-sponsorship

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

  Section 1. the legislative law is amended by adding a new section 33-a
to read as follows:
  S  33-A.  BILLS WITH A THRESHOLD LEVEL OF CO-SPONSORSHIP.  1. ANY BILL
INTRODUCED IN THE ASSEMBLY SHALL, UPON BEING CO-SPONSORED BY SEVENTY-SIX
OR MORE MEMBERS, BE BROUGHT TO THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE FOR A VOTE  TO  BE
TAKEN THEREON DURING THE LEGISLATIVE SESSION IN WHICH IT WAS INTRODUCED.
  2. ANY BILL INTRODUCED IN THE SENATE SHALL, UPON BEING CO-SPONSORED BY
THIRTY-TWO  OR  MORE MEMBERS, BE BROUGHT TO THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE FOR A
VOTE TO BE TAKEN THEREON DURING THE LEGISLATIVE SESSION IN WHICH IT  WAS
INTRODUCED.
  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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senate Bill S338A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the use of campaign funds for attorney's fees

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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May 09, 2016 reported and committed to investigations and government operations
Mar 04, 2016 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 15, 2016 print number 338a
amend and recommit to elections
Jan 06, 2016 referred to elections
Jan 07, 2015 referred to elections

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S338 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9331
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §14-130, El L

S338 - Summary

Relates to the use of campaign funds to pay attorney's fees.

S338 - Sponsor Memo

S338 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   338

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to  the  use  of  campaign
  funds to pay attorney's fees

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

  Section 1. Section 14-130 of the election law, as added by chapter 152
of the laws of 1985, is amended to read as follows:
  S 14-130. Campaign funds for personal use. Contributions received by a
candidate or a political  committee  may  be  expended  for  any  lawful
purpose.  Such  funds shall not be converted by any person to a personal
use which is unrelated to a political  campaign  or  the  holding  of  a
public office or party position.  NO CAMPAIGN FUNDS SHALL BE USED TO PAY
ATTORNEY'S  FEES OR ANY COSTS OF DEFENDING AGAINST ANY CIVIL OR CRIMINAL
ACTION, INVESTIGATION OR PROSECUTION FOR ALLEGED VIOLATIONS OF STATE  OR
FEDERAL  LAW  ALLEGED  TO  HAVE BEEN COMMITTED BY A CANDIDATE, PUBLIC OR
PARTY OFFICIAL, MEMBERS OF THEIR IMMEDIATE FAMILY  OR  DOMESTIC  PARTNER
UNLESS  SUCH  EXPENDITURE IS USED EXCLUSIVELY FOR COSTS RELATED TO CIVIL
ACTIONS INSTITUTED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE SIXTEEN OF THIS CHAPTER.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the sixtieth  day  after  it  shall
have  become a law; provided, however, that the state board of elections
shall notify  all  registered  campaign  committees  of  the  applicable
provisions  of  this  act  within  thirty days after this act shall have
become a law.



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S338A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9331
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §14-130, El L

S338A - Summary

Relates to the use of campaign funds to pay attorney's fees.

S338A - Sponsor Memo

S338A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 338--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. HOYLMAN, ADDABBO, AVELLA, DILAN, KRUEGER, LATIMER,
  PERKINS, SQUADRON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when  printed
  to  be  committed  to the Committee on Elections -- recommitted to the
  Committee on Elections in accordance with Senate Rule  6,  sec.  8  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to  the  use  of  campaign
  funds to pay attorney's fees

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

  Section 1. Section 14-130 of the election law is amended by  adding  a
new subdivision 7 to read as follows:
  7. NO CAMPAIGN FUNDS SHALL BE USED TO PAY ATTORNEY'S FEES OR ANY COSTS
OF  DEFENDING  AGAINST  ANY  CIVIL  OR CRIMINAL ACTION, INVESTIGATION OR
PROSECUTION FOR ALLEGED VIOLATIONS OF STATE OR FEDERAL  LAW  ALLEGED  TO
HAVE BEEN COMMITTED BY A CANDIDATE, PUBLIC OR PARTY OFFICIAL, MEMBERS OF
THEIR  IMMEDIATE  FAMILY  OR DOMESTIC PARTNER UNLESS SUCH EXPENDITURE IS
USED EXCLUSIVELY FOR COSTS RELATED TO CIVIL ACTIONS INSTITUTED  PURSUANT
TO ARTICLE SIXTEEN OF THIS CHAPTER.
  S  2.  This  act  shall take effect on the sixtieth day after it shall
have become a law; provided, however, that the state board of  elections
shall  notify  all  registered  campaign  committees  of  the applicable
provisions of this act within thirty days  after  this  act  shall  have
become a law.



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J3362

Commending the Wallkill Volunteer Ambulance Corps upon the occasion of celebrating its 50th Anniversary

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commending the Wallkill Volunteer Ambulance Corps
upon the occasion of celebrating its 50th Anniversary

WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative Body to recognize and pay
tribute to organizations within the State of New York which provide
vital emergency medical rescue services; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to commend
the Wallkill Volunteer Ambulance Corps upon the occasion of celebrating
its 50th Anniversary; and
WHEREAS, Founded in 1966, the Wallkill Volunteer Ambulance Corps
serves a 12 square mile area in the Eastern End of the Town of Shawan-
gunk in Ulster County; and
WHEREAS, The Wallkill Volunteer Ambulance Corps has proudly provided
Emergency Medical Services to the community for 50 years; from the days
of simple First Aid in the back of an ambulance to the most modern
sophistication of today's Advanced Life Support, this extraordinary
organization responds to calls for EMS assistance whenever needed; and
WHEREAS, This vital organization handles approximately 325 calls per
year, everything from football game standbys to broken arms to severe
trauma in traffic accidents to full cardiac arrest; and
WHEREAS, Under the leadership of current President Jason Klock, the
Wallkill Volunteer Ambulance Corps is made up of 30 dedicated volunteers
who forsake precious time with family and friends to respond to the
signal that a neighbor is in need; these exceptional individuals hero-
ically perform, above and beyond the call of duty, those responsibil-
ities which define the task of emergency medical service; and
WHEREAS, All members of the Wallkill Volunteer Ambulance Corps, past
and present, merit the highest commendation for their contributions to
the noble mission of this life-saving organization; now, therefore, be
it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commend the Wallkill Volunteer Ambulance Corps upon the occasion of
celebrating its 50th Anniversary; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Jason Klock, President, Wallkill Volunteer Ambulance Corps.

actions

  • 15 / Jan / 2016
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 21 / Jan / 2016
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 21 / Jan / 2016
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

J3361

Honoring Major Steven A. Nigrelli upon the occasion of being named Commander of New York State Police Troop A

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J3361


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Major Steven A. Nigrelli upon the occa-
sion of being named Commander of New York State Police Troop A

WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative Body to recognize and
honor those distinguished officers who devote themselves to public
service, demonstrating great courage and diligence in providing for the
care and welfare of the citizens of their communities and this great
Empire State; and
WHEREAS, Within every community of the State of New York there are
certain individuals who, by virtue of their commitment and dedication,
command the respect and admiration of their community for their exem-
plary contributions and service on behalf of others; and
WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to honor Major Steven
A. Nigrelli upon the occasion of being named Commander of New York
State Police Troop A; and
WHEREAS, As Commander, Major Steven A. Nigrelli will oversee the State
Police operations in eight counties of Western New York; under his
command will be more than 400 civilian and sworn personnel; and
WHEREAS, He began his illustrious career in 1990, serving as a uniform
trooper until being assigned to the Community Narcotics Enforcement Team
(CNET); as a member of CNET, Major Steven A. Nigrelli worked undercover
in both Western and Central New York, helping to solve narcotics cases;
and
WHEREAS, In 2012, Major Steven A. Nigrelli was promoted to Bureau of
Criminal Investigation (BCI) Captain of Troop A, headquartered in Bata-
via, New York, prior to being promoted to the esteemed position of
Major; and
WHEREAS, Major Steven A. Nigrelli has worked on many high-profile
cases, including homicides, the Ralph "Bucky" Phillips manhunt, and the
Bike Path Rapist/Killer Task Force; in addition, he served as the Scene
Commander for the investigation of the crash of Continental Flight 3407;
and
WHEREAS, A 25 year veteran of the New York State Police, Major Steven
A. Nigrelli is from South Buffalo, and today leads the Troop in charge
of the community where he grew up; and
WHEREAS, This distinguished Trooper comes from a long line of police
officers, with 21 relatives who have served or are currently serving in
the police force; and
WHEREAS, In addition to his prestigious career, Major Steven A.
Nigrelli has given back to the community in which he loves by volunteer-
ing his time and energy to Special Olympics; currently, he serves as
both the New York State Torch Run Director and as a member of the
Special Olympics International Executive Council Board of Directors; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that those dedicated
public servants who unselfishly devote their lives to the preservation
of order and the protection of others are worthy and due full praise for
their commitment and noble endeavors; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Major Steven A. Nigrelli upon the occasion of being named Comman-
der of New York State Police Troop A; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Major Steven A. Nigrelli.

actions

  • 15 / Jan / 2016
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 21 / Jan / 2016
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 21 / Jan / 2016
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

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Resolutions, Legislative

senate Bill S3370A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Allows for increases in the amount of income property owners may earn for purposes of qualification for certain tax exemptions

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  • On Floor Calendar
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 15, 2016 print number 3370a
amend and recommit to aging
Jan 06, 2016 referred to aging
Feb 05, 2015 referred to aging

S3370 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9780
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §467, RPT L

S3370 - Summary

Allows for increases in the amount of income property owners may earn for purposes of qualification for certain tax exemptions.

S3370 - Sponsor Memo

S3370 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3370

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 5, 2015
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to  allowing  for
  increases  in  the  amount  of  income  property  owners  may earn for
  purposes of qualification for certain tax exemptions

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph (a) of subdivision 3 of section 467 of the real
property tax law, as amended by chapter 259 of  the  laws  of  2009,  is
amended to read as follows:
  (a) if the income of the owner or the combined income of the owners of
the  property  for the income tax year immediately preceding the date of
making application for exemption  exceeds  the  sum  of  three  thousand
dollars,  or  such  other  sum not less than three thousand dollars [nor
more than twenty-six thousand dollars beginning July first, two thousand
six, twenty-seven thousand dollars beginning July  first,  two  thousand
seven,  twenty-eight thousand dollars beginning July first, two thousand
eight, and twenty-nine], FIFTY thousand dollars  beginning  July  first,
two  thousand [nine] FIFTEEN, as may be provided by the local law, ordi-
nance or resolution adopted pursuant to this section; PROVIDED, HOWEVER,
BEGINNING JULY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND SEVENTEEN AND EVERY TWO YEARS  THERE-
AFTER, THE MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE INCOME SHALL INCREASE BY THE PRODUCT OF THE
AVERAGE  ANNUAL  PERCENTAGE  CHANGES IN THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX FOR ALL
URBAN CONSUMERS (CPI-U) AS PUBLISHED BY THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT  OF
LABOR  BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS FOR THE TWO YEAR PERIOD ROUNDED TO THE
NEAREST ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS.   Income tax year shall  mean  the  twelve
month  period  for  which  the  owner or owners filed a federal personal
income tax return, or if no such return is  filed,  the  calendar  year.
Where  title is vested in either the husband or the wife, their combined
income may not exceed such sum, except where the  husband  or  wife,  or
ex-husband or ex-wife is absent from the property as provided in subpar-

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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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S3370A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9780
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §467, RPT L

S3370A - Summary

Allows for increases in the amount of income property owners may earn for purposes of qualification for certain tax exemptions.

S3370A - Sponsor Memo

S3370A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3370--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 5, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Aging  --  recommitted  to
  the  Committee  on  Aging  in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the real property tax law, in relation to allowing for
  increases in the  amount  of  income  property  owners  may  earn  for
  purposes of qualification for certain tax exemptions

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 3 of section 467 of  the  real
property  tax  law,  as  amended  by chapter 259 of the laws of 2009, is
amended to read as follows:
  (a) if the income of the owner or the combined income of the owners of
the property for the income tax year immediately preceding the  date  of
making  application  for  exemption  exceeds  the  sum of three thousand
dollars, or such other sum not less than  three  thousand  dollars  [nor
more than twenty-six thousand dollars beginning July first, two thousand
six,  twenty-seven  thousand  dollars beginning July first, two thousand
seven, twenty-eight thousand dollars beginning July first, two  thousand
eight,  and  twenty-nine],  FIFTY thousand dollars beginning July first,
two thousand [nine] SIXTEEN, as may be provided by the local law,  ordi-
nance or resolution adopted pursuant to this section; PROVIDED, HOWEVER,
BEGINNING  JULY  FIRST, TWO THOUSAND EIGHTEEN AND EVERY TWO YEARS THERE-
AFTER, THE MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE INCOME SHALL INCREASE BY THE PRODUCT OF THE
AVERAGE ANNUAL PERCENTAGE CHANGES IN THE CONSUMER PRICE  INDEX  FOR  ALL
URBAN  CONSUMERS (CPI-U) AS PUBLISHED BY THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF
LABOR BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS FOR THE TWO YEAR PERIOD ROUNDED TO  THE
NEAREST  ONE  THOUSAND  DOLLARS.   Income tax year shall mean the twelve
month period for which the owner or  owners  filed  a  federal  personal
income  tax  return,  or  if no such return is filed, the calendar year.

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J3360

Mourning the death of Joy W. McDuffie, distinguished citizen, business owner and devoted member of her community

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION mourning the death of Joy W. McDuffie, distin-
guished citizen, business owner and devoted member of her community

WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative Body to pay tribute to
citizens of the Empire State whose lifework and civic endeavor served to
enhance the quality of life in their communities and the great State of
New York; and
WHEREAS, Joy Wiley McDuffie, a lifelong resident of Buffalo, New York,
died on Saturday, November 21, 2015, at the age of 59; and
WHEREAS, The daughter of Izine Mullins Brice and Curtis Laster, Joy W.
McDuffie was born on January 20, 1956, and was the third of 12 siblings;
and
WHEREAS, After graduating from Holy Angels Academy in 1972, Joy W.
McDuffie earned an Associate's degree in Accounting at Erie Community
College, a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Medaille
College and a Master's degree in Urban and Regional Planning from the
University at Buffalo; and
WHEREAS, Joy W. McDuffie began her illustrious career as a Business
Analyst and Supervisor at Union Carbide's Linde Division; in 1991, she
opened her own business, Club Joy, which she operated for more than 15
years; and
WHEREAS, This esteemed businesswoman also became the owner of Kensing-
ton Development Corporation of Western New York, a company which
specializes in the purchase and restoration of homes in the community;
and
WHEREAS, In 2008, Joy W. McDuffie joined the Western New York Law
Center, where she was a Geographic Information Systems Analyst and
Director of the Mortgage Default Program assisting homeowners facing
foreclosure; and
WHEREAS, A dedicated member of the Buffalo community, Joy W. McDuffie
served as a leader in the Good Neighbor Planning Alliance, and as a
member of the Joint Schools Construction Board; she also headed the
Buffalo School District's Dropout Prevention Committee and was a board
member of Preservation Buffalo Niagara; and
WHEREAS, The recipient of numerous honors for her outstanding service,
Joy W. McDuffie was honored with a local 2010 Women's History Month
Award and the Second-Half Champions Award; and
WHEREAS, Joy W. McDuffie is survived by her parents, Izine Mullins
Brice and Curtis Laster; two sons, Jamar and Rashied; seven sisters,
Judith, Tearah, Lisa, Karen, Kizzie, Tanya and Tammy; and two brothers,
Orvin and Mark Anthony; as well as six grandchildren; and
WHEREAS, Armed with a humanistic spirit, imbued with a sense of
compassion, and comforted by a loving family, Joy W. McDuffie leaves
behind a legacy which will long endure the passage of time and will
remain as a comforting memory to all she served and befriended; now,
therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
mourn the death of Joy W. McDuffie, distinguished citizen, business
owner and devoted member of her community; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the family of Joy W. McDuffie.

actions

  • 15 / Jan / 2016
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 21 / Jan / 2016
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 21 / Jan / 2016
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

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Resolutions, Legislative

J3359

Commending Coach Tom Coughlin upon the occasion of 12 distinguished seasons with the New York Giants Football Team

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J3359


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commending Coach Tom Coughlin upon the occasion
of 12 distinguished seasons with the New York Giants Football Team

WHEREAS, Excellence and success in competitive sports at the profes-
sional level can be achieved only through strenuous practice, team play
and team spirit, nurtured by dedicated and outstanding coaching and
strategic planning; and
WHEREAS, It is the practice of this Legislative Body to acknowledge
the significant milestones in the distinguished careers of those
outstanding professional coaches, whose dedication and achievements have
been an inspiration to citizens of the great State of New York; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concerns, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to commend
Head Coach Tom Coughlin upon the occasion of 12 distinguished seasons
with the New York Giants Football Team; and
WHEREAS, A native of Waterloo, New York, Tom Coughlin graduated from
Waterloo High School in 1964, where he was an outstanding student-ath-
lete playing varsity football and still holds his school's single season
record for touchdowns scored; and
WHEREAS, Tom Coughlin continued his playing career at Syracuse Univer-
sity where he started as a wingback on the football team; in 1967, he
set the university's single-season pass receiving record, and was
presented with Syracuse's Orange Key Award as the school's most
outstanding scholar-athlete; and
WHEREAS, After college, Tom Coughlin began his coaching career as a
graduate assistant at Syracuse in 1969; he was then hired for his first
head coaching job at the Rochester Institute of Technology where he
served from 1970 to 1973, before returning to his alma mater as the
quarterbacks and offensive backfield coach; and
WHEREAS, In 1981, Tom Coughlin became the offensive coordinator at
Boston College where he helped the team win its first bowl game, as well
as the Lambert-Meadowlands Trophy in 1983; and
WHEREAS, This esteemed leader entered the coaching ranks of the
National Football League in 1984 as the wide receivers coach of the
Philadelphia Eagles; he also served in coaching capacities for the Green
Bay Packers, and helped the New York Giants achieve their second Super
Bowl victory as an assistant coach; and
WHEREAS, After leaving the NFL to become head coach of Boston College
in 1991, Tom Coughlin transformed the school's football program into a
Top 20 team, capping his college career with a win over top ranked Notre
Dame and a victory over Virginia in the Carquest Bowl; and
WHEREAS, Tom Coughlin's success at Boston College led to his being
named the first head coach of the National Football League's Jackson-
ville Jaguars; during his eight seasons with the team, he helped the
Jaguars become the most successful expansion club in NFL history and led
them to two AFC Championship games; he was also named the 1996 NFL Coach
of the Year by United Press International; and
WHEREAS, On January 6, 2004, Tom Coughlin was named the 16th Head
Coach of the New York Giants; he compiled records of 6-10, 11-5, and 8-8
in his first three regular seasons, and helped his team reach the play-
offs in both 2005 and 2006; and
WHEREAS, Coach Tom Coughlin's underdog New York Giants were victorious
over the previously undefeated New England Patriots by a score of 17-14
in Super Bowl XLII to become the Champions of the National Football
League; it was Coach Coughlin's first Super Bowl win; and
WHEREAS, Four years later, Tom Coughlin attained his second NFL Cham-
pionship as Head Coach by guiding the Giants to an exciting 21-17

triumph in their rematch against the New England Patriots at Super Bowl
XLVI; and
WHEREAS, Over his illustrious 18 year career as an NFL Head Coach, Tom
Coughlin amassed an impressive 182 victories, including 110 wins leading
the New York Giants; he is ranked 12th on the all-time regular season
victories list with 172 games won; and
WHEREAS, With him throughout have been his devoted wife of more than
40 years, Judy; their four children, Keli (Chris), Katie (Chris), Brian
(Susan), and Tim (Andrea); and ten grandchildren, Emma Rose, Dylan,
Shea, Cooper, Caroline May, Marin Elizabeth, Wesley, Brennon, Clara
Amelia and Walker, all of whom feel privileged to be a part of his life,
and rejoice in all of his successes and achievements; and
WHEREAS, Tom Coughlin's positive demeanor, selfless commitment, and
caring concern have contributed to his enduring success as a coach and
mentor, earning him the just respect and admiration of his community,
his peers, and the athletes he has so ably coached; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when excep-
tional leaders of such noble aims and accomplishments are brought to our
attention, they should be celebrated and recognized by all the citizens
of this great Empire State; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commend Coach Tom Coughlin upon the occasion of 12 distinguished seasons
with the New York Giants Football Team, and to wish him all the best in
his future endeavors; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Coach Tom Coughlin.

actions

  • 15 / Jan / 2016
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 21 / Jan / 2016
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 21 / Jan / 2016
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

LO QUE USTED DEBE SABER
Por el Senador Rev. Ruben Diaz
Distrito 32 Condado del Bronx, New York
Tel. 718-991-3161

UN TRATO ES UN TRATO

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senate Bill S54A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Requires the collection of certain demographic information by certain state agencies, boards and commissions

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 05, 2016 print number 54b
amend and recommit to finance
Jan 15, 2016 print number 54a
amend and recommit to finance
Jan 06, 2016 referred to finance
Jan 07, 2015 referred to finance

Co-Sponsors

S54 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §170-c, Exec L

S54 - Summary

Requires the collection of certain demographic information about the sexual orientation and gender identity by certain state agencies, boards and commissions.

S54 - Sponsor Memo

S54 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   54

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. HOYLMAN, PERKINS -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance

AN ACT to  amend  the  executive  law,  in  relation  to  requiring  the
  collection  of  certain demographic information by certain state agen-
  cies, boards and commissions

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

  Section 1.  The executive law is amended by adding a new section 170-c
to read as follows:
  S  170-C. COLLECTION OF DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION.  1. EVERY STATE AGEN-
CY, BOARD, OR COMMISSION THAT DIRECTLY OR  BY  CONTRACT  COLLECTS  DEMO-
GRAPHIC  DATA  AS  TO  THE ANCESTRY OR ETHNIC ORIGIN OF RESIDENTS OF THE
STATE OF NEW YORK SHALL USE SEPARATE  COLLECTION  CATEGORIES  AND  TABU-
LATIONS FOR SEXUAL ORIENTATION AND GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION.
  2.  THE  TERM  "GENDER  IDENTITY  OR EXPRESSION" MEANS HAVING OR BEING
PERCEIVED AS HAVING A GENDER IDENTITY, SELF-IMAGE, APPEARANCE,  BEHAVIOR
OR  EXPRESSION  WHETHER OR NOT THAT GENDER IDENTITY, SELF-IMAGE, APPEAR-
ANCE, BEHAVIOR OR EXPRESSION IS DIFFERENT FROM THAT TRADITIONALLY  ASSO-
CIATED WITH THE SEX ASSIGNED TO THAT PERSON AT BIRTH.
  3.  THE DATA COLLECTED PURSUANT TO THE DIFFERENT COLLECTION CATEGORIES
AND TABULATIONS DESCRIBED IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS  SECTION  SHALL  BE
INCLUDED  IN  EVERY  DEMOGRAPHIC REPORT ON ANCESTRY OR ETHNIC ORIGINS OF
RESIDENTS OF THE STATE OF NEW  YORK  BY  THE  STATE  AGENCY,  BOARD,  OR
COMMISSION  PUBLISHED  OR  RELEASED ON OR AFTER JULY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND
SIXTEEN. THE DATA SHALL BE MADE AVAILABLE TO THE  PUBLIC  IN  ACCORDANCE
WITH STATE AND FEDERAL LAW, EXCEPT FOR PERSONAL IDENTIFYING INFORMATION,
WHICH  SHALL BE DEEMED CONFIDENTIAL, BY POSTING THE DATA ON THE INTERNET
WEB SITE OF THE AGENCY ON OR BEFORE JULY FIRST,  TWO  THOUSAND  SIXTEEN,
AND  ANNUALLY  THEREAFTER.  THIS  SUBDIVISION  SHALL NOT BE CONSTRUED TO
PREVENT ANY OTHER STATE AGENCY FROM POSTING DATA COLLECTED  PURSUANT  TO

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

Co-Sponsors

S54A - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §170-c, Exec L

S54A - Summary

Requires the collection of certain demographic information about the sexual orientation and gender identity by certain state agencies, boards and commissions.

S54A - Sponsor Memo

S54A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  54--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. HOYLMAN, PERKINS -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance -- recom-
  mitted to the Committee on Finance in accordance with Senate  Rule  6,
  sec.  8  --  committee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to  amend  the  executive  law,  in  relation  to  requiring  the
  collection  of  certain demographic information by certain state agen-
  cies, boards and commissions

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

  Section 1.  The executive law is amended by adding a new section 170-c
to read as follows:
  S  170-C. COLLECTION OF DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION.  1. EVERY STATE AGEN-
CY, BOARD, OR COMMISSION THAT DIRECTLY OR  BY  CONTRACT  COLLECTS  DEMO-
GRAPHIC  DATA  AS  TO  THE ANCESTRY OR ETHNIC ORIGIN OF RESIDENTS OF THE
STATE OF NEW YORK SHALL USE SEPARATE  COLLECTION  CATEGORIES  AND  TABU-
LATIONS FOR SEXUAL ORIENTATION AND GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION.
  2.  THE  TERM  "GENDER  IDENTITY  OR EXPRESSION" MEANS HAVING OR BEING
PERCEIVED AS HAVING A GENDER IDENTITY, SELF-IMAGE, APPEARANCE,  BEHAVIOR
OR  EXPRESSION  WHETHER OR NOT THAT GENDER IDENTITY, SELF-IMAGE, APPEAR-
ANCE, BEHAVIOR OR EXPRESSION IS DIFFERENT FROM THAT TRADITIONALLY  ASSO-
CIATED WITH THE SEX ASSIGNED TO THAT PERSON AT BIRTH.
  3.  THE DATA COLLECTED PURSUANT TO THE DIFFERENT COLLECTION CATEGORIES
AND TABULATIONS DESCRIBED IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS  SECTION  SHALL  BE
INCLUDED  IN  EVERY  DEMOGRAPHIC REPORT ON ANCESTRY OR ETHNIC ORIGINS OF
RESIDENTS OF THE STATE OF NEW  YORK  BY  THE  STATE  AGENCY,  BOARD,  OR
COMMISSION  PUBLISHED  OR  RELEASED ON OR AFTER JULY FIRST, THE CALENDAR
YEAR FOLLOWING ENACTMENT. THE DATA SHALL BE MADE AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC
IN ACCORDANCE WITH STATE AND FEDERAL LAW, EXCEPT FOR PERSONAL  IDENTIFY-
ING INFORMATION, WHICH SHALL BE DEEMED CONFIDENTIAL, BY POSTING THE DATA

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

Co-Sponsors

S54B - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §170-c, Exec L

S54B - Summary

Requires the collection of certain demographic information about the sexual orientation and gender identity by certain state agencies, boards and commissions.

S54B - Sponsor Memo

S54B - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  54--B

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. HOYLMAN, PERKINS -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance -- recom-
  mitted to the Committee on Finance in accordance with Senate  Rule  6,
  sec.  8  --  committee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said  committee  --  committee  discharged,
  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said
  committee

AN ACT to  amend  the  executive  law,  in  relation  to  requiring  the
  collection  of  certain demographic information by certain state agen-
  cies, boards and commissions

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

  Section 1.  The executive law is amended by adding a new section 170-c
to read as follows:
  S  170-C. COLLECTION OF DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION.  1. EVERY STATE AGEN-
CY, BOARD, OR COMMISSION THAT DIRECTLY OR  BY  CONTRACT  COLLECTS  DEMO-
GRAPHIC  DATA  AS  TO  THE ANCESTRY OR ETHNIC ORIGIN OF RESIDENTS OF THE
STATE OF NEW YORK SHALL USE SEPARATE  COLLECTION  CATEGORIES  AND  TABU-
LATIONS FOR SEXUAL ORIENTATION AND GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION.
  2.  THE  TERM  "GENDER  IDENTITY  OR EXPRESSION" MEANS HAVING OR BEING
PERCEIVED AS HAVING A GENDER IDENTITY, SELF-IMAGE, APPEARANCE,  BEHAVIOR
OR  EXPRESSION  WHETHER OR NOT THAT GENDER IDENTITY, SELF-IMAGE, APPEAR-
ANCE, BEHAVIOR OR EXPRESSION IS DIFFERENT FROM THAT TRADITIONALLY  ASSO-
CIATED WITH THE SEX ASSIGNED TO THAT PERSON AT BIRTH.
  3.  THE DATA COLLECTED PURSUANT TO THE DIFFERENT COLLECTION CATEGORIES
AND TABULATIONS DESCRIBED IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS  SECTION  SHALL  BE
INCLUDED  IN  EVERY  DEMOGRAPHIC REPORT ON ANCESTRY OR ETHNIC ORIGINS OF
RESIDENTS OF THE STATE OF NEW  YORK  BY  THE  STATE  AGENCY,  BOARD,  OR
COMMISSION PUBLISHED OR RELEASED ON OR AFTER JULY FIRST, IN THE CALENDAR
YEAR  FOLLOWING  THE  EFFECTIVE  DATE OF THIS SECTION. THE DATA SHALL BE

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

J3358

Honoring Fred H. Monroe upon the occasion of his retirement after 35 years of distinguished service to the Town of Chester

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J3358


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Fred H. Monroe upon the occasion of his
retirement after 35 years of distinguished service to the Town of Ches-
ter

WHEREAS, This Legislative Body seeks to acknowledge those individuals
whose professional lives and civic endeavors serve to enhance the stat-
ure of the State of New York; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize that
the quality and character of life in communities across New York State
are reflective of the concerned and dedicated efforts of those individ-
uals who are devoted to the welfare of their community and its citizen-
ry; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to honor Fred
H. Monroe upon the occasion of his retirement after 35 years of distin-
guished service to the Town of Chester, to be celebrated with a dinner
held in his honor on Friday, January 29, 2016, at Jimbo's Club at the
Point in Brant Lake, New York; and
WHEREAS, A long-time resident of Chester, New York, Fred H. Monroe
proudly served his country as a member of the United States Air Force;
after completing his military service, he returned to northern Warren
County to practice law and raise a family; and
WHEREAS, In 1980, Fred H. Monroe became the Town Attorney for Chester,
a position in which he ably served until 1988; and
WHEREAS, Elected to the position of Town Supervisor in 1992, Fred H.
Monroe has been instrumental in the success of numerous new projects and
initiatives which have led to a commercial, recreational and cultural
revitalization of Chester and the surrounding areas; and
WHEREAS, Early in his political career, Fred H. Monroe helped found
the Adirondack Association of Towns and Villages, an organization which
now exerts a substantial influence in public policy in the region and
statewide; he also lent government support to the construction of a
full-service, well-stocked library for town residents; and
WHEREAS, As Chairman of the Regional Solid Waste Committee, Fred H.
Monroe was instrumental in helping to negotiate new contracts with the
owners of the bi-county trash burn plant which resulted in significant
savings for area taxpayers; and
WHEREAS, This esteemed civic leader has also overseen a number of
environmental initiatives, including the battle against the spread of
invasive species, whether through milfoil control programs, or his well-
known advocacy of boat inspection and decontamination programs on local
lakes; and
WHEREAS, After serving as Vice-Chairman of the County Board of Super-
visors for many years, Fred H. Monroe assumed full Chairmanship duties
during one of the most challenging economic periods in modern history;
during this time, he was instrumental in cutting the size and expense of
local government, paving the way for the current downtown revitaliza-
tion; and
WHEREAS, Active within the community, Fred H. Monroe has been an inte-
gral part of the Adirondack Park Local Government Review Board, where he
has graciously served as its Executive Director since 2005; and
WHEREAS, A man of true integrity, Fred H. Monroe has led by example,
serving the Town of Chester with distinction, enthusiasm, dedication and
honor, and overseeing countless initiatives which have made his communi-
ty a better and stronger place to live; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when public
servants of such noble aims and accomplishments are brought to our

attention, they should be celebrated and recognized by all the citizens
of this great Empire State; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Fred H. Monroe upon the occasion of his retirement after 35 years
of distinguished service to the Town of Chester, and to wish him all the
best in his future endeavors; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Fred H. Monroe.

actions

  • 15 / Jan / 2016
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 21 / Jan / 2016
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 21 / Jan / 2016
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

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