senate Bill S3321

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Authorizes domestic companion animals be permitted to board any commuter transportation operated by the metropolitan transportation authority in the event of a state of emergency and evacuation

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


  • 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 07, 2016 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 01, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.1225
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 06, 2016 referred to transportation
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 08, 2015 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 02, 2015 advanced to third reading
Jun 01, 2015 2nd report cal.
May 28, 2015 1st report cal.1021
Feb 05, 2015 referred to transportation

S3321 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A539
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1264-a, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
S7637, A9809

S3321 - Summary

Authorizes domestic companion animals be permitted to board any commuter transportation operated by the metropolitan transportation authority or any of its subsidiaries in the event of a state of emergency and evacuation.

S3321 - Sponsor Memo

S3321 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3321

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 5, 2015
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation  to  authorizing
  domestic  companion  animals  to  be  permitted  to board any commuter
  transportation operated by the metropolitan  transportation  authority
  or any of its subsidiaries in the event of a state emergency and evac-
  uation of a region

  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. STATE OF EMERGENCY; BOARDING OF A COMMUTER TRANSPORTATION BY
DOMESTIC COMPANION ANIMALS. 1. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:
  (A) "COMMUTER TRANSPORTATION" MEANS COMMUTER TRANSPORTATION, AND OTHER
RELATED SERVICES AND FACILITIES, OPERATED BY THE AUTHORITY OR ANY OF ITS
SUBSIDIARIES,  INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO SUCH TRANSPORTATION BY RAIL-
ROAD, OMNIBUS, MARINE AND AIR, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS TITLE.
  (B) "DOMESTIC COMPANION ANIMAL" MEANS A COMPANION  ANIMAL  OR  PET  AS
DEFINED  IN  SECTION  THREE HUNDRED FIFTY OF THE AGRICULTURE AND MARKETS
LAW AND SHALL ALSO MEAN ANY OTHER  DOMESTICATED  ANIMAL  NORMALLY  MAIN-
TAINED  IN  OR  NEAR  THE HOUSEHOLD OF THE OWNER OR PERSON WHO CARES FOR
SUCH OTHER DOMESTICATED ANIMAL. "PET" OR "COMPANION  ANIMAL"  SHALL  NOT
INCLUDE  A  "FARM  ANIMAL", AS DEFINED IN SECTION THREE HUNDRED FIFTY OF
THE AGRICULTURE AND MARKETS LAW.
  2. (A) IN THE EVENT THAT A STATE OF EMERGENCY HAS BEEN DECLARED AND AN
EVACUATION OF ANY REGION OF THE STATE IS IN PROGRESS,  THE  OWNER  OF  A
DOMESTIC  COMPANION  ANIMAL  SHALL  BE  PERMITTED  TO BOARD ANY COMMUTER
TRANSPORTATION WITH SUCH DOMESTIC  COMPANION  ANIMAL  SO  LONG  AS  THAT
ANIMAL  IS  UNDER THE OWNER'S CONTROL BY USE OF A LEASH OR TETHER, OR IS
PROPERLY CONFINED IN AN  APPROPRIATE  CONTAINER  OR  BY  OTHER  SUITABLE
MEANS,  PROVIDED THAT SUCH BOARDING IS AUTHORIZED BY AND CONSISTENT WITH

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02362-01-5

senate Bill S4540

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to rating of individual and small group health insurance policies; repealer

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 14, 2016 referred to insurance
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1724
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 31, 2016 print number 4540a
amend (t) and recommit to insurance
Jan 06, 2016 referred to insurance
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 08, 2015 referred to insurance
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 03, 2015 advanced to third reading
Jun 02, 2015 2nd report cal.
Jun 01, 2015 1st report cal.1114
Mar 26, 2015 referred to insurance

Bill Amendments

S4540
S4540A
S4540
S4540A

Co-Sponsors

S4540 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7439
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3231 & 4308, Ins L

S4540 - Summary

Relates to rating of individual and small group health insurance policies.

S4540 - Sponsor Memo

S4540 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4540

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 26, 2015
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the insurance law, in relation to rating  of  individual
  and small group health insurance policies

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

  Section 1. Subparagraph (A) of  paragraph  1  of  subdivision  (e)  of
section 3231 of the insurance law, as amended by chapter 107 of the laws
of 2010 and as further amended by section 104 of part A of chapter 62 of
the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows:
  (A) An insurer desiring to increase or decrease premiums for any poli-
cy  form  subject to this section shall submit a rate filing or applica-
tion to the superintendent.
  An insurer shall send written notice of the proposed rate  adjustment,
[including  the  specific  change  requested,] to each policy holder and
certificate holder affected by the adjustment on or before the date  the
rate  filing  or  application  is  submitted  to the superintendent. The
notice shall prominently include mailing and website addresses for  both
the  department  of  financial  services and the insurer through which a
person may, within thirty days from the date the rate filing or applica-
tion is submitted to  the  superintendent,  contact  the  department  of
financial  services  or  insurer to receive additional information or to
submit written comments to the department of financial services  on  the
rate filing or application. The superintendent shall establish a process
to  post  on  the department's website, in a timely manner, all relevant
written comments received pertaining to rate  filings  or  applications.
The  insurer  shall  provide  a copy of the notice to the superintendent
with the rate filing or application. The superintendent shall immediate-
ly cause the  notice  to  be  posted  on  the  department  of  financial
services' website. The superintendent shall determine whether the filing
or  application  shall become effective as filed, shall become effective

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10031-01-5

Co-Sponsors

S4540A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7439
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3231 & 4308, Ins L

S4540A - Summary

Relates to rating of individual and small group health insurance policies.

S4540A - Sponsor Memo

S4540A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4540--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 26, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. SEWARD, VALESKY -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Insurance  --
  recommitted  to  the  Committee on Insurance 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 insurance law, in relation to rating of individual
  and small group health  insurance  policies;  and  to  repeal  certain
  provisions of such law relating thereto

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

  Section 1. Subsections (d) and (e) of section 3231  of  the  insurance
law,  subsection (d) as amended by section 1 of part A of chapter 494 of
the laws of 2009, subsection (e) as amended by chapter 107 of  the  laws
of  2010,  subparagraph (A) of paragraph 1 of subdivision (e) as further
amended by section 104 of part A of chapter 62 of the laws of  2011  and
subparagraph  (B) of paragraph 1 of subsection (e) as amended by section
61 of part D of chapter 56 of the laws of 2013, are amended to  read  as
follows:
  (d)  (1)  Notwithstanding  any  other provision of this chapter to the
contrary, no NEW OR INITIAL policy form subject to this section shall be
issued or delivered, nor any insurance contract entered into, unless and
until the insurer has filed with the superintendent a schedule of premi-
ums, not to exceed twelve months in duration, to be paid under the poli-
cy forms and obtained the superintendent's approval thereof. The  super-
intendent may refuse such approval if he or she finds that such premiums
are  excessive,  inadequate, or unfairly discriminatory. The superinten-
dent may consider the financial condition of such insurer  in  approving
or disapproving any premium. In determining whether to approve the sche-
dule  of  premiums  filed,  the  superintendent  shall,  subject  to the
provisions of section three thousand two hundred  thirty-three  of  this
article,  consider  the prior experience of the insurer's community pool

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10031-02-6

assembly Bill A3226

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Increases the fine that may be imposed for violations of real estate licensing laws and provides for procedures in connection with nonsolicitation orders

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Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2016 referred to judiciary
Jun 08, 2015 reported referred to codes
Jan 22, 2015 referred to judiciary

A3226 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Real Property Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§441-c, 441-e & 442-h, RP L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A731
2011-2012: A1048, A8951
2009-2010: A3187A

A3226 - Summary

Increases the fine that may be imposed for violations of real estate licensing laws and provides for procedures in connection with violations involving nonsolicitation orders and cease and desist zones; provides for publication of violations; directs the secretary of state to hold public hearings within cease and desist zones prior to their expiration and report to the legislature on the decision of whether or not to readopt the rule and reasons for such decision.

A3226 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3226

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 22, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. WEPRIN -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. GLICK,
  PEOPLES-STOKES -- read once and referred to the Committee on Judiciary

AN ACT to amend the real property law, in relation to fines  and  proce-
  dures  in connection with misconduct by real estate brokers and sales-
  persons

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section 441-c of the real
property  law,  as amended by chapter 81 of the laws of 1995, is amended
to read as follows:
  (a) The department of state may revoke the license of  a  real  estate
broker  or  salesman or suspend the same, for such period as the depart-
ment may deem proper, or in lieu  thereof  may  impose  a  [fine]  CIVIL
PENALTY  not exceeding [one] TWO thousand dollars payable to the depart-
ment of state, or a reprimand upon  conviction  of  the  licensee  of  a
violation  of any provision of this article, or for a material misstate-
ment in the application for such license, or if such licensee  has  been
guilty  of fraud or fraudulent practices, or for dishonest or misleading
advertising, or has demonstrated untrustworthiness  or  incompetency  to
act as a real estate broker or salesman, as the case may be. In the case
of  a  real estate broker engaged in the business of a tenant relocator,
untrustworthiness or incompetency shall include engaging in  any  course
of conduct including, but not limited to, the interruption or discontin-
uance  of  essential  building service, that interferes with or disturbs
the peace, comfort, repose and quiet enjoyment of a tenant.
  S 2. Subdivision 2 of section 441-e  of  the  real  property  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  505  of  the  laws  of 2001, is amended to read as
follows:
  2. Revocation, suspension, reprimands, fines. The department of  state
shall, before revoking or suspending any license or imposing any fine or
reprimand  on  the  holder  thereof or before imposing any fine upon any

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07302-01-5