senate Bill S972

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Directs social services districts to contract with non-residential programs for victims of domestic violence to provide outreach and education in high schools

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Feb 09, 2016 reported and committed to finance
Jan 06, 2016 referred to social services
May 28, 2015 reported and committed to finance
Jan 07, 2015 referred to social services

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S972 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1821
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§459-a & 459-c, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S1380, A416
2011-2012: S322, A330
2009-2010: S1276, S4119A, A1023

S972 - Summary

Directs social services districts to contract with non-residential programs for victims of domestic violence to provide outreach and education to students in public and private high schools; provides for state reimbursement therefor.

S972 - Sponsor Memo

S972 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   972

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MONTGOMERY  -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Social Services

AN ACT to amend the social services law,  in  relation  to  establishing
  school-outreach domestic violence prevention programs

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 5 of section 459-a of the social services  law,
as  amended  by  chapter  169 of the laws of 1994, is amended to read as
follows:
  5. "Non-residential program for victims of  domestic  violence"  means
any  program  operated by a not-for-profit organization, for the purpose
of providing non-residential services to victims of  domestic  violence,
including,  but not limited to, information and referral services, advo-
cacy, counseling, and community education and  outreach  activities  and
providing  or  arranging  for  hotline  services.  Victims  of  domestic
violence and their children, if any, shall constitute at  least  seventy
percent  of the clientele of such programs; PROVIDED THAT CLIENTELE IN A
SCHOOL-OUTREACH DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PREVENTION  PROGRAM  SHALL  BE  DISRE-
GARDED IN MAKING THIS CALCULATION.
  S  2.  Section 459-c of the social services law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 3 to read as follows:
  3. (A) IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SUBDIVISION  AND  THE
REGULATIONS  OF  THE  OFFICE  OF  CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES, A SOCIAL
SERVICES DISTRICT SHALL  PURCHASE  FROM  A  NOT-FOR-PROFIT  ORGANIZATION
OPERATING A NON-RESIDENTIAL PROGRAM FOR VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND
PROVIDE  TO  STUDENTS  WITHIN  PUBLIC AND PRIVATE HIGH SCHOOL SETTINGS A
PROGRAM OF INFORMATION AND REFERRAL SERVICES, ADVOCACY, COUNSELING,  AND
EDUCATION ABOUT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.
  (B)  TO  THE  EXTENT  THAT  FUNDS ARE APPROPRIATED EXPRESSLY THEREFOR,
STATE REIMBURSEMENT SHALL BE AVAILABLE FOR ONE HUNDRED  PERCENT  OF  THE

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assembly Bill A8363

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to providing funding for combating legionnaires' disease in N.Y. city; appropriation

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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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Jun 15, 2016 held for consideration in ways and means
Jan 06, 2016 referred to ways and means
Aug 12, 2015 referred to ways and means

A8363 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Health

A8363 - Summary

Relates to providing funding for combating legionnaires' disease in cities having a population of one million or more; appropriates money therefor.

A8363 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8363

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             August 12, 2015
                               ___________

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

AN  ACT providing funding in cities having populations of one million or
  more for combating legionnaires' disease; appropriation

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

  Section  1.  The sum of fifty million dollars ($50,000,000) or so much
thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated to the New York City
department of health and mental hygiene and the department  of  environ-
mental  protection, respectively, for the purpose of enforcing all laws,
rules and regulations designed to combat legionnaires'  disease.    Such
funds shall be drawn from the local assistance account.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.







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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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senate Bill S971

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Creates a personal income tax check-off box for donations to the school-based health centers fund

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 21, 2016 print number 971a
amend and recommit to investigations and government operations
Jan 06, 2016 referred to investigations and government operations
Jan 07, 2015 referred to investigations and government operations

Co-Sponsors

S971 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4913
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §630-d, Tax L; add §81, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S1378A, A2577B
2011-2012: S326A, A306
2009-2010: S4158A, A6536B

S971 - Summary

Creates a personal income tax check-off box for donations to the school-based health centers fund; creates the school-based health centers fund; specifies the use for which moneys of the fund may be expended.

S971 - Sponsor Memo

S971 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   971

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MONTGOMERY  -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Investigations  and
  Government Operations

AN  ACT  to  amend the tax law and the state finance law, in relation to
  providing a tax check-off box on personal income tax return forms  for
  gifts to the school-based health centers fund

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

  Section 1. The tax law is amended by adding a  new  section  630-d  to
read as follows:
  S  630-D.  GIFT FOR SCHOOL-BASED HEALTH CENTERS. EFFECTIVE FOR ANY TAX
YEAR COMMENCING ON OR AFTER JANUARY  FIRST,  TWO  THOUSAND  SIXTEEN,  AN
INDIVIDUAL   IN  ANY  TAXABLE  YEAR  MAY  ELECT  TO  CONTRIBUTE  TO  THE
SCHOOL-BASED HEALTH CENTERS FUND. SUCH  CONTRIBUTION  SHALL  BE  IN  ANY
WHOLE DOLLAR AMOUNT AND SHALL NOT REDUCE THE AMOUNT OF STATE TAX OWED BY
SUCH  INDIVIDUAL.  THE  COMMISSIONER SHALL INCLUDE SPACE ON THE PERSONAL
INCOME TAX RETURN TO ENABLE A TAXPAYER TO MAKE  SUCH  CONTRIBUTION.  THE
COMMISSIONER  SHALL  ALSO  ENSURE  THAT  A DESCRIPTION OF A SCHOOL-BASED
HEALTH CENTER IS INCLUDED WITHIN THE TAX  FORM  PREPARATION  INSTRUCTION
BOOKLET.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  OTHER  PROVISION  OF  LAW  ALL  REVENUES
COLLECTED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL BE CREDITED TO THE SCHOOL-BASED
HEALTH CENTERS FUND AND USED  ONLY  FOR  THOSE  PURPOSES  ENUMERATED  IN
SECTION EIGHTY-ONE OF THE STATE FINANCE LAW.
  S  2.  The  state finance law is amended by adding a new section 81 to
read as follows:
  S 81. SCHOOL-BASED HEALTH CENTERS FUND. 1. THERE IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED
IN THE JOINT CUSTODY OF THE COMPTROLLER AND THE COMMISSIONER OF  HEALTH,
A SPECIAL FUND TO BE KNOWN AS THE "SCHOOL-BASED HEALTH CENTERS FUND".
  2.  SUCH  FUND  SHALL CONSIST OF ALL REVENUES RECEIVED PURSUANT TO THE
PROVISIONS OF SECTION SIX HUNDRED THIRTY-D OF THE TAX LAW, AND ALL OTHER
MONEYS APPROPRIATED, CREDITED, OR TRANSFERRED  THERETO  FROM  ANY  OTHER

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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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Co-Sponsors

S971A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4913
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §630-d, Tax L; add §81, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S1378A, A2577B
2011-2012: S326A, A306
2009-2010: S4158A, A6536B

S971A - Summary

Creates a personal income tax check-off box for donations to the school-based health centers fund; creates the school-based health centers fund; specifies the use for which moneys of the fund may be expended.

S971A - Sponsor Memo

S971A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 971--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. MONTGOMERY, LATIMER -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed,  and  when  printed  to  be committed to the Committee on Investi-
  gations and Government 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 tax law and the state finance law, in relation to
  providing a tax check-off box on personal income tax return forms  for
  gifts to the school-based health centers fund

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

  Section 1. The tax law is amended by adding a  new  section  630-e  to
read as follows:
  S  630-E.  GIFT FOR SCHOOL-BASED HEALTH CENTERS. EFFECTIVE FOR ANY TAX
YEAR COMMENCING ON OR AFTER JANUARY FIRST, TWO  THOUSAND  SEVENTEEN,  AN
INDIVIDUAL   IN  ANY  TAXABLE  YEAR  MAY  ELECT  TO  CONTRIBUTE  TO  THE
SCHOOL-BASED HEALTH CENTERS FUND. SUCH  CONTRIBUTION  SHALL  BE  IN  ANY
WHOLE DOLLAR AMOUNT AND SHALL NOT REDUCE THE AMOUNT OF STATE TAX OWED BY
SUCH  INDIVIDUAL.  THE  COMMISSIONER SHALL INCLUDE SPACE ON THE PERSONAL
INCOME TAX RETURN TO ENABLE A TAXPAYER TO MAKE  SUCH  CONTRIBUTION.  THE
COMMISSIONER  SHALL  ALSO  ENSURE  THAT  A DESCRIPTION OF A SCHOOL-BASED
HEALTH CENTER IS INCLUDED WITHIN THE TAX  FORM  PREPARATION  INSTRUCTION
BOOKLET.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  OTHER  PROVISION  OF  LAW  ALL  REVENUES
COLLECTED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL BE CREDITED TO THE SCHOOL-BASED
HEALTH CENTERS FUND AND USED  ONLY  FOR  THOSE  PURPOSES  ENUMERATED  IN
SECTION EIGHTY-ONE OF THE STATE FINANCE LAW.
  S  2.  The  state finance law is amended by adding a new section 81 to
read as follows:
  S 81. SCHOOL-BASED HEALTH CENTERS FUND. 1. THERE IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED
IN THE JOINT CUSTODY OF THE COMPTROLLER AND THE COMMISSIONER OF  HEALTH,
A SPECIAL FUND TO BE KNOWN AS THE "SCHOOL-BASED HEALTH CENTERS FUND".

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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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senate Bill S970

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Creates a domestic abuse hotline for teens

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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 06, 2016 referred to social services
Jan 07, 2015 referred to social services

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S970 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5866
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Ren §459-h to be §459-i, add §459-h, Soc Serv L; ren §3234 to be §3235, add §3234, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S2077, A1773
2011-2012: S983, A284
2009-2010: S6169A, A7630A

S970 - Summary

Creates a domestic abuse hotline for teens; requires all high schools within the state to conduct an assembly on domestic abuse.

S970 - Sponsor Memo

S970 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   970

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MONTGOMERY  -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Social Services

AN ACT to amend the social services  law,  in  relation  to  creating  a
  domestic  abuse  hotline for teens; and to amend the education law, in
  relation to requiring a school assembly on domestic abuse

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

  Section 1.  Section 459-h of the social services law, as renumbered by
chapter  428  of the laws of 2009, is renumbered section 459-i and a new
section 459-h is added to read as follows:
  S 459-H. DOMESTIC ABUSE HOTLINE FOR TEENS.  THE  COMMISSIONER  OF  THE
OFFICE  OF  CHILDREN  AND  FAMILY SERVICES SHALL ESTABLISH A TWENTY-FOUR
HOUR DOMESTIC ABUSE HOTLINE FOR TEENS. THE HOTLINE SHALL BE A  TOLL-FREE
NUMBER. THE LOCAL SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICT SHALL TAKE REASONABLE EFFORTS
TO  INFORM  TEENS  LIVING  IN  THEIR DISTRICT OF THE AVAILABILITY OF THE
HOTLINE.
  S 2.  Section 3234 of the education law, as renumbered by chapter  975
of  the  laws of 1966, is renumbered section 3235 and a new section 3234
is added to read as follows:
  S 3234. MANDATORY DOMESTIC ABUSE ASSEMBLY. EVERY  HIGH  SCHOOL  WITHIN
THIS STATE SHALL ANNUALLY CONDUCT AN ASSEMBLY ON THE DANGERS OF DOMESTIC
ABUSE.  THE  COMMISSIONER SHALL ESTABLISH THE GUIDELINES AND CONTENT FOR
THE ASSEMBLY. THE ASSEMBLY SHALL  ALSO  SUPPLY  THE  STUDENTS  WITH  THE
TOLL-FREE NUMBER FOR THE DOMESTIC ABUSE HOTLINE FOR TEENS.
  S  3.  This act shall take effect immediately; provided, however, that
section two of this act shall apply to any  school  year  commencing  at
least 30 days after such effective date.


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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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senate Bill S969

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to college admissions for persons previously convicted of one or more criminal offenses

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 06, 2016 referred to crime victims, crime and correction
Jan 07, 2015 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

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S969 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3363
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 23-B §§770 - 776, Cor L; amd §296, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
S6437, A8574

S969 - Summary

Relates to college admissions for persons previously convicted of one or more criminal offenses.

S969 - Sponsor Memo

S969 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   969

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MONTGOMERY  -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Crime Victims,  Crime
  and Correction

AN ACT to amend the correction law and the executive law, in relation to
  college  admission  for  persons  previously  convicted of one or more
  criminal offenses

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

  Section  1. The correction law is amended by adding a new article 23-B
to read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 23-B
           COLLEGE ADMISSIONS FOR PERSONS PREVIOUSLY CONVICTED
                    OF ONE OR MORE CRIMINAL OFFENSES
SECTION 770. DEFINITIONS.
        771. LEGISLATIVE INTENT.
        772. PROHIBITION AGAINST INQUIRIES ABOUT ARRESTS THAT DID NOT
               RESULT IN A CRIMINAL CONVICTION AND CRIMINAL CONVICTIONS
               THAT HAVE BEEN SEALED.
        773. PRE-ACCEPTANCE PROHIBITION AGAINST INQUIRY INTO CRIMINAL
               HISTORY.
        774. POST-ACCEPTANCE INQUIRY ABOUT CRIMINAL HISTORY PERMITTED.
        775. INQUIRIES INTO CRIMINAL HISTORY NOT REQUIRED.
        776.  ENFORCEMENT.
  S 770. DEFINITIONS. 1. "COLLEGE" SHALL  MEAN  COLLEGES,  UNIVERSITIES,
PROFESSIONAL  AND  TECHNICAL  SCHOOLS  AND  OTHER INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER
EDUCATION AUTHORIZED TO CONFER DEGREES  PURSUANT  TO  SUBDIVISIONS  TWO,
THREE AND EIGHT OF SECTION TWO OF THE EDUCATION LAW.
  2.  "ADMISSIONS  DECISION-MAKING PROCESS" SHALL MEAN SUBMISSION OF THE
APPLICATION AND ALL ASPECTS OF THE APPLICATION  PROCESS  THROUGH  ADMIS-
SION.

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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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senate Bill S968

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Alters the composition of the state board of parole

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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 21, 2016 print number 968a
amend and recommit to crime victims, crime and correction
Jan 06, 2016 referred to crime victims, crime and correction
Jan 07, 2015 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

Co-Sponsors

S968 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6396
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §259-b, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
S4431A, A7118

S968 - Summary

Alters the composition of the state board of parole to include members who shall adequately reflect the composition of the prison population in race, age, and geographic area of residence and who are selected in consultation with the Correctional Association of New York.

S968 - Sponsor Memo

S968 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   968

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MONTGOMERY  -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Crime Victims,  Crime
  and Correction

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to the composition of the
  state board of parole

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 259-b of  the  executive  law,  as
amended by section 38-a of subpart A of part C of chapter 62 of the laws
of 2011, is amended to read as follows:
  1.  There  shall  be in the department a state board of parole [which]
THAT shall possess the powers  and  duties  hereinafter  specified.  The
board  shall  function  independently of the department regarding all of
its decision-making functions, as well as any other  powers  and  duties
specified  in  this  article,  provided,  however,  that  administrative
matters of general applicability within the department shall be applica-
ble to the board. Such board shall consist of  not  more  than  nineteen
members AND NOT LESS THAN FIFTEEN MEMBERS appointed by the governor with
the  advice  and  consent  of  the  senate  AND IN CONSULTATION WITH THE
CORRECTIONAL ASSOCIATION OF NEW YORK.  IN  MAKING  APPOINTMENTS  TO  THE
BOARD,  THE  GOVERNOR  SHALL ENSURE THAT THE MEMBERSHIP SHALL ADEQUATELY
REFLECT THE COMPOSITION OF THE PRISON POPULATION IN RACE AND  ETHNICITY,
AGE, AND GEOGRAPHIC AREA OF RESIDENCE. THE PERCENTAGE OF EACH DEMOGRAPH-
IC CHARACTERISTIC OF THE MEMBERS SHALL BE DIRECTLY PROPORTIONATE TO THAT
OF  THE  PRISON  POPULATION.  ADDITIONALLY,  AT  LEAST  ONE-THIRD OF THE
MEMBERS SHALL HAVE BEEN PREVIOUSLY EMPLOYED IN THE  FIELDS  OF  PRISONER
REENTRY  OR SOCIAL WORK, EACH WITH A MINIMUM OF FIVE YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
IN THEIR RESPECTIVE FIELDS.  The term of office of each member  of  such
board  shall be for six years; provided, however, that any member chosen
to fill a vacancy occurring otherwise than by expiration of  term  shall
be  appointed,  IN  THE MANNER SPECIFIED ABOVE, for the remainder of the

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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02993-01-5

Co-Sponsors

S968A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6396
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §259-b, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
S4431A, A7118

S968A - Summary

Alters the composition of the state board of parole to include members who shall adequately reflect the composition of the prison population in race, age, and geographic area of residence and who are selected in consultation with the Correctional Association of New York.

S968A - Sponsor Memo

S968A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 968--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. MONTGOMERY, KRUEGER -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed,  and  when  printed  to  be  committed  to  the Committee on Crime
  Victims, Crime and Correction -- recommitted to the Committee on Crime
  Victims, Crime and Correction 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 the composition of the
  state board of parole

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 259-b of  the  executive  law,  as
amended by section 38-a of subpart A of part C of chapter 62 of the laws
of 2011, is amended to read as follows:
  1.  There  shall  be in the department a state board of parole [which]
THAT shall possess the powers  and  duties  hereinafter  specified.  The
board  shall  function  independently of the department regarding all of
its decision-making functions, as well as any other  powers  and  duties
specified  in  this  article,  provided,  however,  that  administrative
matters of general applicability within the department shall be applica-
ble to the board. Such board shall consist of  not  more  than  nineteen
members AND NOT LESS THAN FIFTEEN MEMBERS appointed by the governor with
the  advice  and  consent  of  the  senate  AND IN CONSULTATION WITH THE
CORRECTIONAL ASSOCIATION OF NEW YORK.  IN  MAKING  APPOINTMENTS  TO  THE
BOARD,  THE  GOVERNOR  SHALL ENSURE THAT THE MEMBERSHIP SHALL ADEQUATELY
REFLECT THE COMPOSITION OF THE PRISON POPULATION IN RACE AND  ETHNICITY,
AGE, AND GEOGRAPHIC AREA OF RESIDENCE. THE PERCENTAGE OF EACH DEMOGRAPH-
IC CHARACTERISTIC OF THE MEMBERS SHALL BE DIRECTLY PROPORTIONATE TO THAT
OF  THE  PRISON  POPULATION.  ADDITIONALLY,  AT  LEAST  ONE-THIRD OF THE
MEMBERS SHALL HAVE BEEN PREVIOUSLY EMPLOYED IN THE  FIELDS  OF  PRISONER
REENTRY  OR SOCIAL WORK, EACH WITH A MINIMUM OF FIVE YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
IN THEIR RESPECTIVE FIELDS.  The term of office of each member  of  such

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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02993-02-6

senate Bill S967

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Requires the notification in writing of discharge or transfer of minors from attendance upon instruction and the reporting of such data to the legislature

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  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 06, 2016 referred to education
Jan 07, 2015 referred to education

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S967 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3211, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S1396
2011-2012: S997
2009-2010: S1291

S967 - Summary

Requires the notification in writing of discharge or transfer of minors from attendance upon instruction and the reporting of such data to the legislature; the notification shall include a breakdown of all discharges and dropouts of students under 21, reasons therefor, demographics and racial breakdown of all discharged students, the number of students enrolled in GED programs, the number of special education students discharged, the number of English language learner students who have been discharged and what support services were offered before discharge.

S967 - Sponsor Memo

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

                                   967

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the  education  law,  in  relation  to  notification  of
  discharge from attendance upon instruction

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section  3211  of  the  education  law  is
amended and a new subdivision 5 is added to read as follows:
  4.  Duties  of  principal  or person in charge of the instruction of a
minor. The principal of a school, or  other  person  in  charge  of  the
instruction upon which a minor attends, as provided by THIS part [one of
this  article],  shall  cause  the record of his OR HER attendance to be
kept and produced and all  appropriate  inquiries  in  relation  thereto
answered as hereinbefore required. He OR SHE shall give prompt notifica-
tion in writing to the school authorities of the city or district of the
discharge  or  transfer  of any such minor from attendance upon instruc-
tion, stating the date of the discharge, its  cause,  the  name  of  the
minor,  his OR HER date of birth, his OR HER place of residence prior to
and following discharge, if such place of residence be  known,  and  the
name  of the person in parental relation to the minor, A CLEAR BREAKDOWN
OF ALL DISCHARGES AND DROPOUTS FOR STUDENTS AGED TWENTY-ONE  AND  UNDER,
AND  THE REASONS THEY ARE NO LONGER IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM, A DEMO-
GRAPHIC AND RACIAL BREAKDOWN OF ALL DISCHARGED STUDENTS, THE  NUMBER  OF
STUDENTS  UNDER THE AGE OF TWENTY-ONE WHO ARE SEEKING OR ENROLLED IN GED
PROGRAMS, THE NUMBER OF DISCHARGED STUDENTS AND THEIR EDUCATIONAL STATUS
PRIOR TO BEING DISCHARGED, THE NUMBER OF ALL SPECIAL EDUCATION  STUDENTS
WHO  WERE  DISCHARGED,  THE  NUMBER  OF  ENGLISH  LANGUAGE LEARNER (ELL)
STUDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN DISCHARGED, AND WHAT  SUPPORT  OR  SERVICES  WERE
OFFERED TO THE STUDENT BEFORE DISCHARGE.
  5.  COLLECTION  OF  DATA. ANY DATA COLLECTED SHALL BE SUBMITTED TO THE
DEPARTMENT WITHIN NINETY DAYS OF  THE  END  OF  EACH  SCHOOL  YEAR.  THE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02775-01-5

senate Bill S966

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to requiring first consideration of persons defined in the federal workforce investment act programs for hiring for positions created as a result of economic development assistance

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  • Introduced
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  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 06, 2016 referred to energy and telecommunications
Jan 07, 2015 referred to energy and telecommunications

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S966 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8572
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Economic Development Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§184, 202 & 224, Ec Dev L; amd §§1005, 1804, 1967-a, 2329 & 3102-a, Pub Auth L; amd §858-b, Gen Muni L; amd §§9-b, 16-b, 16-c, 16-e, 16-h & 16-m, UDC Act
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S1324, A1786
2011-2012: S250, A1546
2009-2010: S7644, A4095

S966 - Summary

Relates to requiring first consideration of unemployed individuals, low-income individuals, dislocated workers, individuals training for nontraditional employment, as defined in the federal workforce investment act of nineteen hundred ninety-eight (P.L.105-220), veterans, and individuals with disabilities for hiring for positions created as a result of economic development assistance.

S966 - Sponsor Memo

S966 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   966

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MONTGOMERY  -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Energy and Telecommu-
  nications

AN ACT to amend the economic development  law,  the  public  authorities
  law,  the  general municipal law and the New York state urban develop-
  ment corporation act, in relation to requiring first consideration  of
  unemployed  individuals,  low-income  individuals, dislocated workers,
  individuals training for nontraditional employment, as defined in  the
  federal  workforce  investment  act  of  nineteen hundred ninety-eight
  (P.L. 105-220), veterans, and individuals with disabilities for hiring
  for positions created as a result of economic development assistance

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

  Section  1. Subdivision (j) of section 184 of the economic development
law, as added by chapter 32 of the laws of 1987, is amended to  read  as
follows:
  (j)  the  extent of the applicant's willingness to make jobs available
to [persons defined as eligible  for  services  under  the  federal  job
training  partnership  act  of  nineteen  hundred eighty-two] UNEMPLOYED
INDIVIDUALS, LOW-INCOME  INDIVIDUALS,  DISLOCATED  WORKERS,  INDIVIDUALS
TRAINING FOR NON-TRADITIONAL EMPLOYMENT, AS DEFINED IN THE FEDERAL WORK-
FORCE  INVESTMENT  ACT  OF NINETEEN HUNDRED NINETY-EIGHT (P.L. 105-220),
VETERANS, AND INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES and the extent of the appli-
cant's willingness to satisfy affirmative action goals;
  S 2. Subdivisions 1 and 5 of section 202 of the  economic  development
law, as added by chapter 839 of the laws of 1987, are amended to read as
follows:
  1.  The department shall provide assistance to approved applicants for
the purpose of  offering  skills  training  services  that  will  foster
economic development by creating or preserving jobs. For the purposes of
this section, "applicant" shall mean an educational agency, business, or

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02225-01-5

assembly Bill A8358

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to lowering the age for universal hunting licenses from 14 years old to 12 years old

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  • Introduced
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  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 06, 2016 referred to environmental conservation
Aug 12, 2015 referred to environmental conservation

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A8358 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5434
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§11-0713, 11-0703, 11-0929, 11-0701, 11-0901 & 11-0933, En Con L

A8358 - Summary

Relates to lowering the age for universal hunting licenses from 14 years old to 12 years old.

A8358 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8358

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             August 12, 2015
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
  lowering  the  age  for universal hunting licenses from fourteen years
  old to twelve years old

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

  Section  1.  Subparagraph 3 of paragraph b of subdivision 3 of section
11-0713 of the environmental conservation law, as amended by  section  3
of  part  R  of  chapter  58  of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as
follows:
  (3) The issuing officer shall not issue a muzzle-loading privilege  to
any  person  unless  the  applicant presents a hunting license issued to
that person for the corresponding license year and  such  person  is  at
least [fourteen] TWELVE years old.
  S  2.  Paragraph b of subdivision 6 of section 11-0703 of the environ-
mental conservation law, as amended by section 2 of part R of chapter 58
of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows:
  b. Except as provided in section 11-0707 and section 11-0709  of  this
title,  no  person  shall  (1) hunt wild deer or bear unless such person
holds and is entitled to exercise the privileges of a  hunting  license,
and  meets  the requirements of this article; (2) hunt wild deer or bear
with a longbow in a special longbow season unless such person holds  and
is  entitled  to  exercise  the  privileges  of a hunting license with a
bowhunting privilege and meets the requirements of this article; or  (3)
hunt  wild  deer  or  bear  with  a  muzzle-loading firearm in a special
muzzle-loading firearm season unless such person is at least  [fourteen]
TWELVE years old and holds a hunting license with a muzzle-loading priv-
ilege and meets the requirements of this article.
  S  3.  Subdivisions  1  and  2 of section 11-0929 of the environmental
conservation law, subdivision 1 as amended by section 20 of part  EE  of

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10722-01-5

senate Bill S965

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Requires that the NYS board of regents holds at least 2 meetings a year in New York city

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Mar 07, 2016 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 24, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.215
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 06, 2016 referred to education
Jan 07, 2015 referred to education

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S965 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3061
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §204, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S1411, A5313
2011-2012: S6322, A9127

S965 - Summary

Requires that the NYS board of regents hold at least 2 meetings a year in New York city and requires announcements of the time, date, location and agenda thereof.

S965 - Sponsor Memo

S965 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   965

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to  monthly  meetings  of
  the New York state board of regents

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

  Section 1. Section 204 of the education law  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  S 204. Meetings  and  absences. 1. The regents may provide for regular
meetings, and the chancellor, or the commissioner of education,  or  any
five  regents,  may  at  any time call a special meeting of the board of
regents and fix the time and place therefor;  and  at  least  ten  days'
notice  of  every  meeting  shall be mailed to the usual address of each
regent.
  2. If any regent shall fail  to  attend  three  consecutive  meetings,
without excuse accepted as satisfactory by the regents, he may be deemed
to  have  resigned  and the regents shall then report the vacancy to the
legislature, which shall fill it.
  3. A. THE REGENTS SHALL HOLD AT LEAST TWO MEETINGS  IN  EACH  CALENDAR
YEAR IN A CITY HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE. SUCH MEETINGS
SHALL BE HELD AT A TIME TO ENSURE PARENTAL ATTENDANCE AND PARTICIPATION.
  B.  (I)  THE  REGENTS  SHALL ANNOUNCE THE LOCATION, TIME AND AGENDA OF
EACH MEETING TO BE HELD IN A CITY HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION  OR
MORE  WHENEVER SUCH MEETING IS SCHEDULED, BUT NOT LATER THAN THREE WEEKS
BEFORE THE MEETING DATE  TO  ALLOW  ADEQUATE  TIME  FOR  PUBLIC  REVIEW.
PROVIDED,  HOWEVER, THAT IF AN AGENDA FOR ANY SUCH MEETING IS NOT AVAIL-
ABLE, SUCH AGENDA SHALL BE ANNOUNCED AS SOON AS IT BECOMES AVAILABLE.
  (II) SUCH ANNOUNCEMENTS SHALL BE MADE AVAILABLE ON THE REGENTS' PUBLIC
WEBSITE AND THE NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF  EDUCATION  WEBSITE  IN  THE
SAME  MANNER  AS  OTHER PUBLIC MEETINGS ARE ANNOUNCED. THE NEW YORK CITY
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SHALL INFORM PARENT EDUCATION ADVOCATES,  TEACH-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02846-01-5

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