26 Jan 2016

Joint Legislative Public Hearing on 2016-2017 Executive Budget Proposal: Topic "Local Government Officials/ General Government"

Hearing Room B, 2nd Floor

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

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assembly Bill A8673

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Requires the office of temporary and disability assistance to ensure that all recipients of public assistance reside in housing that is in compliance with building codes

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  • Introduced
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  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 12, 2016 referred to social services

Co-Sponsors

A8673 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §17, Soc Serv L

A8673 - Summary

Requires the office of temporary and disability assistance to ensure that all recipients of public assistance located within Suffolk county reside in housing that is in compliance with the building codes, ordinances and regulations of the municipality in which such housing accommodation is located.

A8673 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8673

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 12, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. THIELE, RAMOS -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Social Services

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation  to  requiring  the
  office  of  temporary  and  disability  assistance  to ensure that all
  recipients of public assistance reside in housing accommodations  that
  are  in  compliance with all applicable building codes, ordinances and
  regulations of the municipality in which such housing accommodation is
  located

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

  Section  1.  Subdivisions (g), (h) and (i) of section 17 of the social
services law, subdivision (g) as added by chapter 280  of  the  laws  of
2002,  subdivision  (i)  as  amended by chapter 110 of the laws of 1971,
subdivision (h) as added and subdivision (i) as relettered by section  1
of  part  K-3  of chapter 57 of the laws of 2007, are amended to read as
follows:
  (g) require participation of  all  employees  of  a  child  protective
service  in a training course which has been developed by the office for
the prevention of domestic violence in conjunction with  the  office  of
children  and family services whose purpose is to develop an understand-
ing of the dynamics of domestic violence and  its  connection  to  child
abuse and neglect. Such course shall:
  (i) pay special attention to the need to screen for domestic violence;
  (ii)  place emphasis on the psychological harm experienced by children
whose environment is  impacted  by  familial  violence  and  accordingly
explore avenues to keep such children with the non-abusive parent rather
than  placing  them  in foster care further traumatizing both the victim
and the children;
  (iii) provide instruction regarding the scope of  legal  remedies  for
the abused parent;
  (iv)  identify  obstacles  that prevent individuals from leaving their
batterers and examine safety options  and  services  available  for  the
victim;

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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10673-01-5

senate Bill S3808A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Imposes term limits for members of the assembly and senate of New York

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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Jan 12, 2016 print number 3808a
amend and recommit to investigations and government operations
Jan 06, 2016 referred to investigations and government operations
Feb 17, 2015 referred to investigations and government operations

S3808 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4651A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2-a, Leg L

S3808 - Summary

Imposes term limits for members of the assembly and senate of New York.

S3808 - Sponsor Memo

S3808 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3808

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 17, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. AMEDORE -- 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 imposing term limits
  for members of the assembly and senate of the state of New York

  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 2-a
to read as follows:
  S 2-A. LEGISLATIVE TERM LIMITS. MEMBERS OF THE LEGISLATURE  SHALL  NOT
SERVE MORE THAN SIX TWO-YEAR TERMS IN EITHER THE SENATE OR THE ASSEMBLY.
IN NO EVENT  MAY A LEGISLATOR SERVE MORE THAN TWELVE YEARS IN EITHER THE
SENATE OR ASSEMBLY.
  S 2. This act shall take effect January 1, 2017.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06533-01-5

Co-Sponsors

S3808A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4651A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2-a, Leg L

S3808A - Summary

Imposes term limits for members of the assembly and senate of New York.

S3808A - Sponsor Memo

S3808A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3808--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 17, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. AMEDORE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment Operations -- recommitted to the Committee on Investigations  and
  Government  Operations  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 legislative law, in relation to imposing term limits
  for members of the assembly and senate of the state of New York

  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  2-a
to read as follows:
  S  2-A.  LEGISLATIVE TERM LIMITS. MEMBERS OF THE LEGISLATURE SHALL NOT
SERVE MORE THAN SIX TWO-YEAR TERMS IN EITHER THE SENATE OR THE ASSEMBLY.
IN NO EVENT  MAY A LEGISLATOR SERVE MORE THAN TWELVE YEARS IN EITHER THE
SENATE OR ASSEMBLY.
  S 2. This act shall take effect January 1, 2019.





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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06533-02-6

assembly Bill A8672

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to authorizing and directing the metropolitan transportation authority to implement a free fare program for NYC firefighters on the LIRR

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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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May 16, 2016 print number 8672a
amend (t) and recommit to corporations, authorities and commissions
Jan 12, 2016 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

A8672 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1266, Pub Auth L

A8672 - Summary

Relates to authorizing and directing the metropolitan transportation authority to implement a free fare program on the Long Island Rail Road for firefighters employed by the city of New York.

A8672 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8672

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 12, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. MILLER -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions

AN  ACT  to amend the public authorities law, in relation to authorizing
  and directing the metropolitan transportation authority to implement a
  free fare program for firefighters

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

  Section  1.  Section  1266 of the public authorities law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 14-a to read as follows:
  14-A. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISIONS OF LAW OR THE TERMS OF  ANY
CONTRACT,  THE  AUTHORITY  AND ANY OF ITS SUBSIDIARY CORPORATIONS, SHALL
ESTABLISH AND IMPLEMENT A FREE FARE PROGRAM FOR  TRANSPORTATION  ON  NEW
YORK  CITY  TRANSIT AUTHORITY SYSTEMS, THE LONG ISLAND RAIL ROAD AND THE
METRO-NORTH COMMUTER RAILROAD COMPANY FOR FIREFIGHTERS AND FIRE OFFICERS
EMPLOYED BY THE CITY OF NEW YORK. THE FREE FARE PROGRAM ESTABLISHED  AND
IMPLEMENTED  PURSUANT  TO  THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL BE IN OPERATION DURING
ALL HOURS IN WHICH SUCH AUTHORITY PROVIDES RAILROAD, SUBWAY AND/OR OMNI-
BUS SERVICES, AND SUCH PROGRAM SHALL NOT  BE  LIMITED  IN  OPERATION  TO
OFF-PEAK  HOURS OR TO ANY OTHER HOURS DESIGNATED BY THE AUTHORITY OR ITS
SUBSIDIARY CORPORATIONS.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13467-01-5

A8672A - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1266, Pub Auth L

A8672A - Summary

Relates to authorizing and directing the metropolitan transportation authority to implement a free fare program on the Long Island Rail Road for firefighters employed by the city of New York.

A8672A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 8672--A

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 12, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. MILLER -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on  Corporations, Authorities and Commissions -- committee discharged,
  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended  and  recommitted  to  said
  committee

AN  ACT  to amend the public authorities law, in relation to authorizing
  and directing the metropolitan transportation authority to implement a
  free fare program for firefighters on the LIRR

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  14 of section 1266 of the public authorities
law, as amended by chapter 182 of the laws of 2013, is amended  to  read
as follows:
  14.  Notwithstanding  any  other provisions of law or the terms of any
contract, the authority, in consultation with the Long Island Rail Road,
shall establish and implement a no fare program  for  transportation  on
the  Long  Island  Rail  Road for police officers, FIREFIGHTERS AND FIRE
OFFICERS employed by the city of New  York,  county  of  Nassau,  Nassau
county  villages  and cities, county of Suffolk, Suffolk county villages
and towns, the division of state police, the port authority of New  York
and  New Jersey, the Metro-North Commuter Railroad Company, the New York
city housing authority and the  New  York  city  transit  authority.  In
establishing  such  program,  which has as its goal increased protection
and improved safety for its commuters, the authority and the Long Island
Rail Road shall, among other  things,  consider:  (a)  requiring  police
officers, FIREFIGHTERS AND FIRE OFFICERS who ride without cost to regis-
ter  with  the  Long  Island  Rail Road as a condition of riding without
cost; (b) requiring such officers AND FIREFIGHTERS  to  indicate  during
such  registration  process  their  regular  working  hours and the Long
Island Rail Road trains that such officers AND  FIREFIGHTERS  expect  to
ride;  and  (c) periodically re-registering and re-validating such offi-
cers AND FIREFIGHTERS. The authority and the Long Island Rail Road shall
also have the power to consider other matters necessary to carry out the
goals and objectives of this section.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

senate Bill S4534A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Directs municipalities and school districts to consider whether a prospective bidder is a veteran owned business when establishing its list of pre-qualified bidders

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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Jan 12, 2016 print number 4534a
amend and recommit to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Jan 06, 2016 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Mar 26, 2015 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

S4534 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §103, Gen Muni L; amd §353, Exec L

S4534 - Summary

Directs municipalities and school districts to consider whether a prospective bidder is a veteran owned business when establishing its list of pre-qualified bidders; directs the director of the division of veterans' affairs to determine applications for designation of a business as a veteran owned business.

S4534 - Sponsor Memo

S4534 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4534

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 26, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. AMEDORE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
  ty and Military Affairs

AN ACT to amend the general municipal law  and  the  executive  law,  in
  relation to including the consideration of whether prospective bidders
  are  veteran  owned  businesses when a municipality or school district
  establishes its list of pre-qualified bidders

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  (a)  of  subdivision  15 of section 103 of the
general municipal law, as added by section 1-a of part MM of chapter  57
of the laws of 2008, is amended to read as follows:
  (a) Notwithstanding any general, special or local law or rule or regu-
lation  to  the contrary, an officer, board or agency of any county, any
school district or any political subdivision of the state with  a  popu-
lation  of  fifty  thousand or more charged with awarding a contract for
public work may establish guidelines  governing  the  qualifications  of
bidders  seeking  to  bid or enter into such contracts. If such officer,
board or agency maintains an appropriate list of qualified bidders,  the
bidding  shall  be  restricted  to those who have qualified prior to the
receipt of bids according to standards fixed by such officer,  board  or
agency. In determining whether a prospective bidder qualifies for inclu-
sion  on  a  list of pre-qualified bidders, the officer, board or agency
shall consider the experience and record of performance of the  prospec-
tive bidder in the particular type of work, as well as: (i) the prospec-
tive bidder's ability to undertake the particular type and complexity of
work;  (ii)  the financial capability, responsibility and reliability of
the prospective bidder for such type and complexity of work;  (iii)  the
record of the prospective bidder in complying with existing labor stand-
ards  and  maintaining  harmonious  labor  relations;  (iv)  WHETHER THE
PROSPECTIVE BIDDER IS A VETERAN OWNED BUSINESS CERTIFIED BY THE DIRECTOR

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09403-01-5

S4534A - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §103, Gen Muni L; amd §353, Exec L

S4534A - Summary

Directs municipalities and school districts to consider whether a prospective bidder is a veteran owned business when establishing its list of pre-qualified bidders; directs the director of the division of veterans' affairs to determine applications for designation of a business as a veteran owned business.

S4534A - Sponsor Memo

S4534A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4534--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 26, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. AMEDORE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
  ty and Military Affairs -- recommitted to the Committee  on  Veterans,
  Homeland  Security and Military Affairs 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  general municipal law and the executive law, in
  relation to including the consideration of whether prospective bidders
  are veteran owned businesses when a municipality  or  school  district
  establishes its list of pre-qualified bidders

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision  15  of  section  103  of  the
general  municipal law, as added by section 1-a of part MM of chapter 57
of the laws of 2008, is amended to read as follows:
  (a) Notwithstanding any general, special or local law or rule or regu-
lation to the contrary, an officer, board or agency of any  county,  any
school  district  or any political subdivision of the state with a popu-
lation of fifty thousand or more charged with awarding  a  contract  for
public  work  may  establish  guidelines governing the qualifications of
bidders seeking to bid or enter into such contracts.  If  such  officer,
board  or agency maintains an appropriate list of qualified bidders, the
bidding shall be restricted to those who have  qualified  prior  to  the
receipt  of  bids according to standards fixed by such officer, board or
agency. In determining whether a prospective bidder qualifies for inclu-
sion on a list of pre-qualified bidders, the officer,  board  or  agency
shall  consider the experience and record of performance of the prospec-
tive bidder in the particular type of work, as well as: (i) the prospec-
tive bidder's ability to undertake the particular type and complexity of
work; (ii) the financial capability, responsibility and  reliability  of
the  prospective  bidder for such type and complexity of work; (iii) the

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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09403-02-6

assembly Bill A8671

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the promulgation of rules and regulations for tattoo studios and body piercing studios

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 11, 2016 signed chap.6
Mar 04, 2016 delivered to governor
Mar 02, 2016 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.183
substituted for s6357b
Mar 01, 2016 referred to health
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Feb 26, 2016 advanced to third reading cal.402
Feb 25, 2016 reported
Feb 04, 2016 print number 8671a
amend and recommit to codes
Feb 02, 2016 reported referred to codes
Jan 12, 2016 referred to health

A8671 - Details

Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§460 & 467, Pub Health L; amd §3, Chap 230 of 2015

A8671 - Summary

Relates to the promulgation of rules and regulations for tattoo studios and body piercing studios.

A8671 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8671

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 12, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ZEBROWSKI  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law and chapter 230  of  the  laws  of
  2015  amending  the  public  health  law  relating to requiring tattoo
  studios and body piercing studios to use single use needles and  inks,
  to  obtain  consent  forms  from  customers  and  to maintain customer
  consent forms for a period of not less than seven years,  in  relation
  to the promulgation of rules and regulations

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions 10 and 11 of section 460 of the public  health
law, as added by chapter 230 of the laws of 2015, are amended to read as
follows:
  10.  ["Single  use  ink" shall mean a sealed and pre-filled package of
ink that is only intended for  a  single  use]  "APPROVED  INK  HANDLING
PROCEDURE"  SHALL  MEAN  TATTOO  INK STORAGE AND USE PROCEDURES THAT ARE
APPROVED AND DEEMED PROTECTIVE BY THE DEPARTMENT.
  11. "Single use needle" shall mean a [sealed and sterile package of  a
disposable needle] A NEEDLE THAT IS STERILE AND THAT HAS NEVER BEEN USED
ON ANOTHER PERSON.
  S  2. Section 467 of the public health law, as added by chapter 230 of
the laws of 2015, is amended to read as follows:
  S 467. Single use tattoo and body piercing equipment.
  1. All tattoo studios and body  piercing  studios  [must  ensure  that
single  use  inks  and] SHALL USE ONLY single use needles [are used] AND
APPROVED INK HANDLING PROCEDURES in all tattoo and body piercing  proce-
dures performed in such establishments.
  2.  Prior  to  a  person  receiving  a  tattoo or body piercing from a
licensed tattooist or body piercing specialist, such person and licensed
tattooist or body piercing specialist must sign a form  confirming  that
the tattooist or body piercing specialist:
  [a.] (A) Presented all single use [materials] NEEDLES in a sterile and
sealed  package,  that are to be used during the tattoo or body piercing

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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13287-03-5

A8671A - Details

Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§460 & 467, Pub Health L; amd §3, Chap 230 of 2015

A8671A - Summary

Relates to the promulgation of rules and regulations for tattoo studios and body piercing studios.

A8671A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 8671--A

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 12, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ZEBROWSKI  --  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 committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the public health law and chapter 230 of the laws of
  2015 amending the public  health  law  relating  to  requiring  tattoo
  studios  and body piercing studios to use single use needles and inks,
  to obtain consent  forms  from  customers  and  to  maintain  customer
  consent  forms  for a period of not less than seven years, in relation
  to the promulgation of rules and regulations

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

  Section  1. Subdivisions 10 and 11 of section 460 of the public health
law, as added by chapter 230 of the laws of 2015, are amended to read as
follows:
  10. ["Single use ink" shall mean a sealed and  pre-filled  package  of
ink  that  is  only  intended  for  a single use] "APPROVED INK HANDLING
PROCEDURE" SHALL MEAN TATTOO INK STORAGE AND  USE  PROCEDURES  THAT  ARE
APPROVED AND DEEMED PROTECTIVE BY THE DEPARTMENT.
  11.  "Single use needle" shall mean a [sealed and sterile package of a
disposable needle] NEEDLE THAT IS STERILE AND THAT HAS NEVER  BEEN  USED
ON ANOTHER PERSON.
  S  2. Section 467 of the public health law, as added by chapter 230 of
the laws of 2015, is amended to read as follows:
  S 467. Single use tattoo and body piercing equipment.
  1. All tattoo studios and body  piercing  studios  [must  ensure  that
single  use  inks  and] SHALL USE ONLY single use needles [are used] AND
APPROVED INK HANDLING PROCEDURES in all tattoo and body piercing  proce-
dures performed in such establishments.
  2.  Prior  to  a  person  receiving  a  tattoo or body piercing from a
licensed tattooist or body piercing specialist, such person and licensed
tattooist or body piercing specialist must sign a form  confirming  that
the tattooist or body piercing specialist:

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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13287-06-6

assembly Bill A8670

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Prohibits the sale or distribution of kratom

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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Jan 12, 2016 referred to economic development

A8670 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6345
Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §399-hh, Gen Bus L; amd §§480, 1605 & 1607, Tax L; amd §§105, 106 & 118, ABC L

A8670 - Summary

Prohibits the sale or distribution of kratom.

A8670 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8670

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 12, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. GUNTHER -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Economic Development

AN ACT to amend the general business law, the tax law and the  alcoholic
  beverage  control law, in relation to prohibiting the sale or distrib-
  ution of kratom

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

  Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new section
399-hh to read as follows:
  S  399-HH.  SALE  OR  DISTRIBUTION  OF  KRATOM; PROHIBITED. 1. FOR THE
PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "KRATOM" MEANS  ANY  FORM  OR  DERIVATIVES  OF
MITRAGYNA SPECIOSA AND SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, ANY MATERI-
AL,  COMPOUND,  MIXTURE  OR  PREPARATION  THAT  IS  NOT  DESIGNATED AS A
CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE PURSUANT TO SECTION THIRTY-THREE HUNDRED SIX OF THE
PUBLIC HEALTH LAW.
  2. NO PERSON, FIRM,  CORPORATION,  PARTNERSHIP,  ASSOCIATION,  LIMITED
LIABILITY COMPANY OR OTHER ENTITY SHALL SELL, OFFER FOR SALE, DISTRIBUTE
OR GIVE AWAY, FOR RETAIL, WHOLESALE OR PROMOTIONAL PURPOSES ANY KRATOM.
  3.  ANY  PERSON,  FIRM, CORPORATION, PARTNERSHIP, ASSOCIATION, LIMITED
LIABILITY COMPANY OR OTHER ENTITY THAT IS  FOUND  BY  A  LOCAL  CRIMINAL
COURT,  AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION THREE OF SECTION 10.10 OF THE CRIMINAL
PROCEDURE LAW, TO HAVE VIOLATED THE PROVISIONS  OF  SUBDIVISION  TWO  OF
THIS  SECTION  SHALL  BE  SUBJECT  TO  A  CIVIL  PENALTY OF TWO THOUSAND
DOLLARS; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT UPON A FINDING OF A  SECOND  OR  SUBSE-
QUENT  VIOLATION  WITHIN ANY PERIOD OF FIVE YEARS, THE VIOLATOR SHALL BE
SUBJECT TO A CIVIL PENALTY  OF  FIVE  THOUSAND  DOLLARS;  AND  PROVIDED,
FURTHER,  THAT  UPON A FINDING OF A THIRD OR SUBSEQUENT VIOLATION WITHIN
ANY PERIOD OF FIVE YEARS, THE COURT SHALL PROVIDE NOTICE THEREOF TO  THE
COMMISSIONER  OF  TAXATION  AND FINANCE, THE DIVISION OF THE LOTTERY AND
THE STATE LIQUOR AUTHORITY, AND THE VIOLATOR SHALL  BE  PROHIBITED  FROM
SELLING  CIGARETTES AND TOBACCO PRODUCTS, LOTTERY TICKETS, AND ALCOHOLIC
BEVERAGES FOR A PERIOD OF FIVE YEARS.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13483-01-6

assembly Bill A8669

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Provides for daycare reimbursement by the state within thirty days of an invoice being issued

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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Jan 12, 2016 referred to children and families

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A8669 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5204
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §410-c, Soc Serv L

A8669 - Summary

Provides for daycare reimbursement by the state within thirty days of an invoice being issued.

A8669 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8669

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 12, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. THIELE, LIFTON -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Children and Families

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to state reimburse-
  ment to certain day care centers

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  (b)  of  subdivision 2 of section 410-c of the
social services law, as added by chapter 1014 of the laws  of  1969  and
such  section  as  renumbered  by  chapter  640  of the laws of 1971, is
amended to read as follows:
  (b) When certified by the department,  state  reimbursement  shall  be
paid  from  the  state  treasury upon the audit and warrant of the comp-
troller out of funds made available therefor WITHIN THIRTY  DAYS  OF  AN
INVOICE BEING SUBMITTED TO THE STATE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it shall have become a law; provided, however, that effective immediate-
ly,  the  addition,  amendment  and/or  repeal of any rule or regulation
necessary for the implementation of this act on its effective  date  are
authorized  and  directed  to  be  made  and completed on or before such
effective date.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00874-01-5

assembly Bill A8668

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Prohibits the idling of certain railroad engines in the counties of Nassau and Suffolk

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
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A8668 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1264-a, Pub Auth L

A8668 - Summary

Prohibits the idling of certain railroad engines in the counties of Nassau and Suffolk; defines railroad; prohibits a railroad engine to idle for longer than fifteen minutes while parking, standing or stopping within two hundred feet of a residential property; authorizes the metropolitan transportation authority to impose a fine for a violation and post signs.

A8668 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8668

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 12, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. THIELE -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions

AN  ACT  to amend the public authorities law, in relation to authorizing
  the metropolitan transportation authority to prohibit idling  railroad
  engines in the counties of Nassau and Suffolk

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

  Section 1. The public authorities law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
section 1264-a to read as follows:
  S  1264-A.  ADDITIONAL  PURPOSES  OF  THE  AUTHORITY;  IDLING RAILROAD
ENGINES IN NASSAU AND SUFFOLK COUNTIES. 1.  FOR  THE  PURPOSES  OF  THIS
SECTION,  THE  TERM  "RAILROAD"  SHALL MEAN A PRIVATE OR PUBLIC RAILROAD
OPERATING IN THE COUNTIES OF NASSAU AND SUFFOLK CARRYING EITHER FREIGHT,
PASSENGERS OR FREIGHT AND PASSENGERS  INCLUDING,  BUT  NOT  LIMITED  TO,
THOSE  OPERATED  BY  THE AUTHORITY AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES, THE LONG ISLAND
RAIL ROAD, THE METRO-NORTH RAILROAD, THE  STATEN  ISLAND  RAPID  TRANSIT
OPERATING  AUTHORITY,  THE  NEW YORK CITY TRANSIT AUTHORITY OR ANY OTHER
PUBLIC AUTHORITY OR LOCAL GOVERNMENT.
  2. THE AUTHORITY SHALL PROHIBIT A RAILROAD ENGINE TO IDLE  FOR  LONGER
THAN  FIFTEEN  MINUTES  WHILE PARKING, STANDING, OR STOPPING WHEN WITHIN
TWO HUNDRED FEET OF ANY RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY.
  3. THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION SHALL  NOT  APPLY
WHEN  (A)  THE RAILROAD IS USED TO OPERATE A LOADING, UNLOADING OR PROC-
ESSING DEVICE; OR (B) THE RAILROAD IS PARKING, STOPPING OR STANDING IN A
MUNICIPAL PARKING LOT.
  4. THE AUTHORITY SHALL POST SIGNS RELATING TO PROHIBITED IDLING  WHERE
PRACTICABLE  AND  INCLUDE  THE MAXIMUM PENALTY THAT MAY BE IMPOSED FOR A
VIOLATION OF SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION. SUCH SIGNS SHALL BE POSTED
AT OTHER APPROPRIATE LOCATIONS THROUGHOUT THE  COUNTIES  OF  NASSAU  AND
SUFFOLK, AS JOINTLY DETERMINED BY THE AUTHORITY AND THE NEW YORK TRANSIT
AUTHORITY,  INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOCATIONS FOR WHICH SUCH COUN-
TIES RECEIVE A SUBSTANTIAL  NUMBER  OF  COMPLAINTS  OF  IDLING  RAILROAD
ENGINES.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10669-01-5

assembly Bill A8667

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Authorizes agreements for county, city and town social services departments to access death certificates maintained by the department of public health

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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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A8667 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S251
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4174, Pub Health L

A8667 - Summary

Authorizes agreements for county, city and town social services departments to access death certificates maintained by the department of public health.

A8667 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8667

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 12, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. THIELE -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Health

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  public health law, in relation to agreements to
  provide county, city and town social services departments with  access
  to death certificates

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 5 of section 4174 of the public health law,  as
amended  by  chapter  170  of  the  laws  of 1994, is amended to read as
follows:
  5. (a) The United States social security administration  OR  A  COUNTY
COMMISSIONER  OF  SOCIAL SERVICES, CITY COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SERVICES,
TOWN SOCIAL SERVICES OFFICER OR CITY SOCIAL SERVICES OFFICER AS  DEFINED
IN  SUBDIVISION  FOURTEEN  OF SECTION TWO OF THE SOCIAL SERVICES LAW may
obtain information from death certificates needed in the  administration
of  old-age and survivors insurance benefits laws AND THE ADMINISTRATION
OF ASSISTANCE OR CARE AS REFERENCED IN SECTION ONE HUNDRED  SIX  OF  THE
SOCIAL  SERVICES  LAW, subject to the provisions of any contract entered
into pursuant to paragraph (b) of this subdivision.
  (b) In addition, the commissioner or  any  person  authorized  by  the
commissioner  is  authorized  and  directed  to  enter into [a contract]
CONTRACTS to furnish the federal secretary of health and human services,
A COUNTY COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SERVICES, CITY  COMMISSIONER  OF  SOCIAL
SERVICES,  TOWN  SOCIAL SERVICES OFFICER OR CITY SOCIAL SERVICES OFFICER
AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION FOURTEEN OF SECTION TWO OF THE SOCIAL SERVICES
LAW WITH information concerning individuals with respect to  whom  death
certificates  have  been  officially  filed  with the commissioner. Such
[contract] CONTRACTS shall not include any restriction  on  the  use  of
information obtained by such secretary, COMMISSIONERS OR OFFICERS pursu-
ant  to such [contract] CONTRACTS, except that such [contract] CONTRACTS
may provide that such information is only to be used  by  the  secretary
(or  any  other federal agency), COMMISSIONERS OR OFFICERS (OR ANY OTHER
COUNTY AGENCIES OR TOWN OFFICES) for purposes of ensuring  that  federal
benefits or other payments are not erroneously paid to deceased individ-
uals OR TO ENABLE SUCH COMMISSIONERS OR OFFICERS TO PERFORM THEIR DUTIES
PURSUANT TO SECTION ONE HUNDRED SIX OF THE SOCIAL SERVICES LAW.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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