senate Bill S7149

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to alcohol in certain motion picture theatres

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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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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 17, 2016 committed to rules
Jun 09, 2016 amended on third reading 7149b
Jun 07, 2016 amended on third reading (t) 7149a
May 09, 2016 advanced to third reading
May 05, 2016 2nd report cal.
May 04, 2016 1st report cal.662
Mar 31, 2016 referred to commerce, economic development and small business

Co-Sponsors

S7149 - Details

Law Section:
Alcoholic Beverage Control Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §64-a, ABC L

S7149 - Summary

Relates to alcohol in certain motion picture theatres.

S7149 - Sponsor Memo

S7149 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7149

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 31, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Commerce, Economic  Devel-
  opment and Small Business

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  alcoholic  beverage control law, in relation to
  liquor in certain motion picture theatres

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  6  of section 64-a of the alcoholic beverage
control law, as amended by chapter 475 of the laws of 2011,  is  amended
to read as follows:
  6. No special on-premises license shall be granted except for premises
in  which the principal business shall be (a) the sale of food or bever-
ages at retail for consumption on the premises or (b) the operation of a
legitimate theatre, INCLUDING A MOTION PICTURE THEATRE THAT IS A  BUILD-
ING  OR FACILITY WHICH IS REGULARLY USED AND KEPT OPEN PRIMARILY FOR THE
EXHIBITION OF MOTION PICTURES ON A DAILY BASIS, OR ON A REGULAR SEASONAL
BASIS OF NO LESS THAN SIX CONTIGUOUS WEEKS, TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC  WHERE
ALL  AUDITORIUM SEATING IS PERMANENTLY AFFIXED TO THE FLOOR AND AT LEAST
SIXTY-FIVE PERCENT OF THE MOTION PICTURE THEATRE'S ANNUAL GROSS REVENUES
IS THE COMBINED RESULT OF ADMISSION REVENUE FOR THE  SHOWING  OF  MOTION
PICTURES AND THE SALE OF FOOD AND NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES, or such other
lawful  adult  entertainment  or  recreational  facility  as  the liquor
authority, giving due regard to the convenience of the  public  and  the
strict  avoidance  of  sales  prohibited by this chapter, shall by regu-
lation classify for eligibility. [Nothing contained in this  subdivision
shall  be  deemed  to  authorize  the  issuance of a license to a motion
picture theatre, except those meeting the definition of  restaurant  and
meals, and where all seating is at tables where meals are served.]
  S  2.  Subdivision 8 of section 64-a of the alcoholic beverage control
law, as added by chapter 531 of the laws of 1964, is amended to read  as
follows:
  8. Every special on-premises licensee shall regularly keep food avail-
able  for  sale  to  its  customers for consumption on the premises. The
availability of sandwiches, soups or other foods, whether  fresh,  proc-

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

Co-Sponsors

S7149A - Details

Law Section:
Alcoholic Beverage Control Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §64-a, ABC L

S7149A - Summary

Relates to alcohol in certain motion picture theatres.

S7149A - Sponsor Memo

S7149A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7149--A
    Cal. No. 662

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 31, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. SAVINO, KENNEDY, VALESKY -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and  when  printed  to  be  committed  to  the  Committee  on
  Commerce,  Economic Development and Small Business -- reported favora-
  bly from said committee, ordered to first and second  report,  ordered
  to a third reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place
  in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the alcoholic beverage control law, in relation to alco-
  hol in certain motion picture theatres

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

  Section 1.  Subdivision 4 of section 64-a of  the  alcoholic  beverage
control  law, as added by chapter 531 of the laws of 1964, is amended to
read as follows:
  4. Section fifty-four shall control so far as applicable the procedure
in connection with such  application,  EXCEPT  MOTION  PICTURE  THEATRES
APPLYING FOR A LICENSE PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION SIX OF THIS SECTION SHALL
ALSO BE REQUIRED TO:
  (A)  AT  EVERY  PURCHASE OF BEER, WINE, SPIRITS, OR OTHER INTOXICATING
BEVERAGE, THE PURCHASER MUST PRESENT VALID PHOTO IDENTIFICATION CONFIRM-
ING THAT THE INDIVIDUAL PURCHASER IS OVER TWENTY-ONE YEARS OF AGE, AND A
VALID TICKET OR TICKET STUB FOR A MOTION PICTURE AT THE  MOTION  PICTURE
THEATRE;
  (B)  PERMIT  THE  PURCHASE  OF  ONLY ONE BEER, WINE, SPIRITS, OR OTHER
INTOXICATING BEVERAGE PER TRANSACTION; AND
  (C) PERMIT THE SALE OF BEER,  WINE,  SPIRITS,  OR  OTHER  INTOXICATING
BEVERAGE ONE HOUR PRIOR TO THE FIRST MOTION PICTURE, AND SALES SHALL NOT
BE PERMITTED AFTER THE CONCLUSION OF THE FINAL MOTION PICTURE.
  S  2.  Subdivision 6 of section 64-a of the alcoholic beverage control
law, as amended by chapter 475 of the laws of 2011, is amended  to  read
as follows:
  6. No special on-premises license shall be granted except for premises
in  which the principal business shall be (a) the sale of food or bever-
ages at retail for consumption on the premises or (b) the operation of a
legitimate theatre, INCLUDING A MOTION PICTURE THEATRE THAT IS A  BUILD-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

Co-Sponsors

S7149B - Details

Law Section:
Alcoholic Beverage Control Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §64-a, ABC L

S7149B - Summary

Relates to alcohol in certain motion picture theatres.

S7149B - Sponsor Memo

S7149B - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7149--B
    Cal. No. 662

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 31, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. SAVINO, KENNEDY, VALESKY -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and  when  printed  to  be  committed  to  the  Committee  on
  Commerce,  Economic Development and Small Business -- reported favora-
  bly from said committee, ordered to first and second  report,  ordered
  to a third reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place
  in  the order of third reading -- again amended and ordered reprinted,
  retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the alcoholic beverage control law, in relation to alco-
  hol in certain motion picture theatres

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

  Section  1.    Subdivision 4 of section 64-a of the alcoholic beverage
control law, as added by chapter 531 of the laws of 1964, is amended  to
read as follows:
  4. Section fifty-four shall control so far as applicable the procedure
in  connection  with  such  application,  EXCEPT MOTION PICTURE THEATRES
APPLYING FOR A LICENSE PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION SIX OF THIS SECTION SHALL
ALSO BE REQUIRED TO:
  (A) AT EVERY PURCHASE OF BEER, WINE, SPIRITS,  OR  OTHER  INTOXICATING
BEVERAGE, THE PURCHASER MUST PRESENT VALID PHOTO IDENTIFICATION CONFIRM-
ING THAT THE INDIVIDUAL PURCHASER IS OVER TWENTY-ONE YEARS OF AGE, AND A
VALID  TICKET  OR TICKET STUB FOR A MOTION PICTURE AT THE MOTION PICTURE
THEATRE;
  (B) PERMIT THE PURCHASE OF ONLY ONE  BEER,  WINE,  SPIRITS,  OR  OTHER
INTOXICATING BEVERAGE PER TRANSACTION; AND
  (C)  PERMIT  THE  SALE  OF  BEER, WINE, SPIRITS, OR OTHER INTOXICATING
BEVERAGE ONE HOUR PRIOR TO THE FIRST MOTION PICTURE, AND SALES SHALL NOT
BE PERMITTED AFTER THE CONCLUSION OF THE FINAL MOTION PICTURE.
  S 2. Subdivision 6 of section 64-a of the alcoholic  beverage  control
law,  as  amended by chapter 475 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read
as follows:
  6. No special on-premises license shall be granted except for premises
in which the principal business shall be (a) the sale of food or  bever-
ages at retail for consumption on the premises or (b) the operation of a

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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assembly Bill A8650A

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the identification and assessment of human trafficking 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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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 04, 2016 signed chap.408
Oct 26, 2016 delivered to governor
Jun 14, 2016 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.674
substituted for s6835b
Jun 02, 2016 recommitted to health
returned to senate
repassed assembly
May 23, 2016 amended on third reading 8650b
vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to assembly
recalled from senate
Apr 12, 2016 referred to health
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Apr 07, 2016 advanced to third reading cal.487
Apr 05, 2016 reported
Mar 31, 2016 print number 8650a
amend (t) and recommit to codes
Feb 25, 2016 reported referred to codes
Jan 07, 2016 referred to health

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Multi-Sponsors

A8650 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6835A
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2805-y, Pub Health L

A8650 - Summary

Requires every general hospital, public health center, diagnostic center, treatment center or outpatient department to provide identification, assessment, and appropriate treatment or referral of persons suspected as human trafficking victims; requires notification to social services where person is under the age of 18.

A8650 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8650

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 7, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. PAULIN, GOTTFRIED, DINOWITZ, CLARK, McDONOUGH,
  ARROYO, BLAKE, COLTON, COOK, CROUCH, HOOPER,  LINARES,  MOSLEY,  OTIS,
  SEAWRIGHT,  SIMON  --  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. HIKIND, STECK --
  read once and referred to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to identification and
  assessment of victims of human trafficking

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

  Section  1.  The  public health law is amended by adding a new section
2805-y to read as follows:
  S 2805-Y. IDENTIFICATION AND ASSESSMENT OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING  VICTIMS.
1. AS USED IN THIS SECTION:
  (A)  "HUMAN  TRAFFICKING"  SHALL HAVE THE MEANING SET FORTH IN SECTION
FOUR HUNDRED EIGHTY-THREE-AA OF THE SOCIAL SERVICES LAW;
  (B) "SUBJECT FACILITY" SHALL MEAN A GENERAL  HOSPITAL,  PUBLIC  HEALTH
CENTER, DIAGNOSTIC CENTER, TREATMENT CENTER OR OUTPATIENT DEPARTMENT.
  2.  EVERY  SUBJECT  FACILITY  SHALL  PROVIDE  FOR  THE IDENTIFICATION,
ASSESSMENT, AND APPROPRIATE TREATMENT OR REFERRAL OF  PERSONS  SUSPECTED
AS  VICTIMS OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING, AND IN THE CASE OF PERSONS UNDER EIGH-
TEEN YEARS OLD, THE REPORTING OF SUCH PERSONS AS AN ABUSED OR MALTREATED
CHILD AS REQUIRED UNDER TITLE SIX OF ARTICLE SIX OF THE SOCIAL  SERVICES
LAW. THE SUBJECT FACILITY SHALL ESTABLISH AND IMPLEMENT WRITTEN POLICIES
AND PROCEDURES UNDER THIS SECTION WHICH SHALL APPLY TO ALL SERVICE UNITS
OF THE SUBJECT FACILITY.
  3.  EVERY  SUBJECT FACILITY SHALL REQUIRE ALL CURRENT AND NEW NURSING,
MEDICAL, SOCIAL WORK AND OTHER APPROPRIATE CLINICAL  CARE  PERSONNEL  IN
ALL SERVICE UNITS OF THE SUBJECT FACILITY TO COMPLETE TRAINING REGARDING
THE  POLICIES  AND  PROCEDURES ESTABLISHED UNDER THIS SECTION, INCLUDING
TRAINING IN THE RECOGNITION OF INDICATORS OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING  AND  THE
RESPONSIBILITIES  OF SUCH PERSONNEL IN DEALING WITH PERSONS SUSPECTED AS
VICTIMS OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING. THE TRAINING SHALL  BE  OBTAINED  FROM  AN
INSTITUTION  OR  PROVIDER WHICH HAS BEEN APPROVED BY THE COMMISSIONER TO
PROVIDE SUCH TRAINING.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
A                                                          LBD11993-01-5

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Multi-Sponsors

A8650A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6835A
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2805-y, Pub Health L

A8650A - Summary

Requires every general hospital, public health center, diagnostic center, treatment center or outpatient department to provide identification, assessment, and appropriate treatment or referral of persons suspected as human trafficking victims; requires notification to social services where person is under the age of 18.

A8650A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 8650--A

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 7, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. PAULIN, GOTTFRIED, DINOWITZ, McDONOUGH, ARROYO,
  BLAKE, COLTON, COOK, CROUCH, HOOPER, LINARES, MOSLEY, OTIS, SEAWRIGHT,
  SIMON, GALEF, JAFFEE -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.  HIKIND,  STECK
  --  read  once and referred to the Committee on Health -- reported and
  referred to the Committee  on  Codes  --  committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to identification and
  assessment of human trafficking victims

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

  Section  1.  The  public health law is amended by adding a new section
2805-y to read as follows:
  S 2805-Y. IDENTIFICATION AND ASSESSMENT OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING  VICTIMS.
1. AS USED IN THIS SECTION:
  (A)  "HUMAN  TRAFFICKING  VICTIM"  SHALL HAVE THE MEANING SET FORTH IN
SECTION FOUR HUNDRED EIGHTY-THREE-AA OF THE SOCIAL SERVICES LAW;
  (B) "SUBJECT FACILITY" SHALL MEAN A GENERAL  HOSPITAL,  PUBLIC  HEALTH
CENTER, DIAGNOSTIC CENTER, TREATMENT CENTER OR OUTPATIENT DEPARTMENT.
  2.  EVERY  SUBJECT  FACILITY  SHALL  PROVIDE  FOR  THE IDENTIFICATION,
ASSESSMENT, AND APPROPRIATE TREATMENT OR REFERRAL OF  PERSONS  SUSPECTED
AS  HUMAN TRAFFICKING VICTIMS, AND IN THE CASE OF PERSONS UNDER EIGHTEEN
YEARS OLD, THE REPORTING OF SUCH PERSONS  AS  AN  ABUSED  OR  MALTREATED
CHILD  IF REQUIRED UNDER TITLE SIX OF ARTICLE SIX OF THE SOCIAL SERVICES
LAW. THE SUBJECT FACILITY SHALL ESTABLISH AND IMPLEMENT WRITTEN POLICIES
AND PROCEDURES UNDER THIS SECTION WHICH SHALL APPLY TO ALL SERVICE UNITS
OF THE SUBJECT FACILITY.
  3. EVERY SUBJECT FACILITY SHALL REQUIRE ALL CURRENT AND  NEW  NURSING,
MEDICAL,  SOCIAL  WORK  AND OTHER APPROPRIATE CLINICAL CARE PERSONNEL IN
ALL SERVICE UNITS OF THE SUBJECT FACILITY TO COMPLETE TRAINING REGARDING
THE POLICIES AND PROCEDURES ESTABLISHED UNDER  THIS  SECTION,  INCLUDING
TRAINING  IN THE RECOGNITION OF INDICATORS OF A HUMAN TRAFFICKING VICTIM
AND THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF  SUCH  PERSONNEL  IN  DEALING  WITH  PERSONS
SUSPECTED  AS  HUMAN TRAFFICKING VICTIMS. THE TRAINING SHALL BE OBTAINED

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

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Multi-Sponsors

A8650B - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6835A
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2805-y, Pub Health L

A8650B - Summary

Requires every general hospital, public health center, diagnostic center, treatment center or outpatient department to provide identification, assessment, and appropriate treatment or referral of persons suspected as human trafficking victims; requires notification to social services where person is under the age of 18.

A8650B - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 8650--B
                                                        Cal. No. 487

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 7, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. PAULIN, GOTTFRIED, DINOWITZ, McDONOUGH, ARROYO,
  BLAKE, COLTON, COOK, CROUCH, HOOPER, LINARES, MOSLEY, OTIS, SEAWRIGHT,
  SIMON, GALEF, JAFFEE, WEPRIN -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. HIKIND,
  STECK -- read once and referred to the Committee on Health -- reported
  and referred to the Committee on Codes -- committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee -- passed by Assembly and delivered to the Senate,  recalled  from
  the  Senate,  vote  reconsidered,  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted,
  retaining its place on the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to identification and
  assessment of human trafficking victims

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

  Section  1.  The  public health law is amended by adding a new section
2805-y to read as follows:
  S 2805-Y. IDENTIFICATION AND ASSESSMENT OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING  VICTIMS.
1. AS USED IN THIS SECTION:
  (A)  "HUMAN  TRAFFICKING  VICTIM"  SHALL HAVE THE MEANING SET FORTH IN
SECTION FOUR HUNDRED EIGHTY-THREE-AA OF THE SOCIAL SERVICES LAW;
  (B) "SUBJECT FACILITY" SHALL MEAN A GENERAL  HOSPITAL,  PUBLIC  HEALTH
CENTER, DIAGNOSTIC CENTER, TREATMENT CENTER OR OUTPATIENT DEPARTMENT;
  (C)  "SUBJECT  FACILITY PERSONNEL" SHALL MEAN NURSING, MEDICAL, SOCIAL
WORK AND OTHER CLINICAL CARE PERSONNEL, AND SECURITY  PERSONNEL  IN  THE
SUBJECT FACILITY SERVICE UNITS; AND
  (D)  "SUBJECT  FACILITY SERVICE UNITS" SHALL MEAN THE SERVICE UNITS OF
THE SUBJECT FACILITY THAT INCLUDE THE  FOLLOWING  AREAS:  (I)  EMERGENCY
SERVICES;   (II)  PEDIATRICS;  (III)  OBSTETRICS  AND  GYNECOLOGY;  (IV)
ORTHOPEDICS; (V) INTERNAL MEDICINE; (VI) FAMILY MEDICINE; (VII) RADIOLO-
GY; (VIII) SURGERY; (IX) PSYCHIATRY; AND  (X)  DENTAL  SERVICES  TO  THE
EXTENT THE SUBJECT FACILITY MAINTAINS A DENTAL CLINIC, CENTER OR DEPART-
MENT ON SITE OF THE SUBJECT FACILITY.
  2.  EVERY  SUBJECT  FACILITY  SHALL  PROVIDE  FOR  THE IDENTIFICATION,
ASSESSMENT, AND APPROPRIATE TREATMENT OR REFERRAL OF  PERSONS  SUSPECTED
AS  HUMAN TRAFFICKING VICTIMS, AND IN THE CASE OF PERSONS UNDER EIGHTEEN

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senate Bill S7148

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to compensation paid to persons employed in positions requiring foreign language skills

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 31, 2016 referred to civil service and pensions

Co-Sponsors

S7148 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8040
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§121 & 130, add §124, Civ Serv L

S7148 - Summary

Relates to compensation paid to persons employed in positions requiring foreign language skills; establishes career ladders for persons holding such positions; establishes supervisory positions for persons required to have foreign language skills.

S7148 - Sponsor Memo

S7148 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7148

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 31, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DIAZ  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions

AN ACT to amend the civil service law, in relation to  the  compensation
  paid  to  persons  employed  in  positions  requiring foreign language
  skills, requiring the establishment  of  career  ladders  for  persons
  holding  such  positions, requiring establishment of supervisory posi-
  tions for persons  required  to  have  foreign  language  skills,  and
  requiring  the  department  of civil service to annually report to the
  governor and the legislature on persons in state service holding posi-
  tions requiring foreign language skills

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

  Section 1. Section 121 of the civil service law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 2-a to read as follows:
  2-A.  POSITIONS REQUIRING FOREIGN LANGUAGE SKILLS. THE DIRECTOR OF THE
CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION DIVISION  SHALL  CLASSIFY  ANY  POSITION
REQUIRING  FOREIGN  LANGUAGE  SKILLS TO BE PAID A DIFFERENTIAL AS DETER-
MINED BY THE DIRECTOR  FOR  PERMANENT  COMPETITIVE  AND  NON-COMPETITIVE
EMPLOYEES  IN  A  LANGUAGE PARENTHETICS TITLE OR IN A POSITION WHERE THE
DUTIES REQUIRE THEM TO USE A FOREIGN LANGUAGE. IN ADDITION SUCH DIRECTOR
SHALL ESTABLISH AND CLASSIFY SUPERVISORY POSITIONS FOR EMPLOYEES WHO ARE
REQUIRED TO HAVE FOREIGN LANGUAGE  SKILLS  SUCH  THAT  SUCH  PERSONS  IN
SUPERVISORY  POSITIONS  ARE  ADEQUATELY  COMPENSATED  FOR THEIR LANGUAGE
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE, AND WHO ARE ABLE  TO  EFFECTIVELY  SUPERVISE  AND
EVALUATE PERSONS HOLDING POSITIONS REQUIRING FOREIGN LANGUAGE SKILLS.
  S  2.  Subdivision 5 of section 121 of the civil service law, as added
by chapter 907 of the laws of 1971, is amended to read as follows:
  5. Career ladders. The director of the classification and compensation
division may, in order to implement a plan for the progressive  advance-
ment of employees in an occupational group, based on their acquiring, as
prescribed  by  such director, of either training or experience or both,
reclassify the positions of the incumbents who meet the prescribed qual-
ifications to titles allocated to higher salary grades. The  advancement
of  an  incumbent  pursuant to this subdivision is not, and is not to be

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

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