senate Bill S4385A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing the school energy efficiency program

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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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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 22, 2016 print number 4385a
amend and recommit to education
Jan 06, 2016 referred to education
Mar 18, 2015 referred to education

S4385 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5976A
Law Section:
Education
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
A9856

S4385 - Summary

Establishes the school energy efficiency program which shall construct a proposal to streamline the approval process for the installation of energy efficiency projects in public schools.

S4385 - Sponsor Memo

S4385 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4385

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 18, 2015
                               ___________

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

AN ACT establishing the school energy efficiency program

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

  Section  1.  Legislative intent. At a cost annually of over $1 billion
dollars in utility costs, the energy costs for  public  schools  in  New
York  need  to be addressed to reduce such escalating costs and to allow
for a redirection of such expenditures to improve  academic  performance
in our state. The legislature therefore finds that New York state should
conduct  a  review of the project approval process to determine how best
to expedite the start of construction and implementation of school ener-
gy efficiency projects. Currently, energy projects are reviewed  by  the
same  group  at  the  New  York  state education department that is also
responsible for reviewing critical school district capital projects. The
process review should focus on how a higher priority might be  given  to
energy  efficiency  projects  while  at  the  same  time  ensuring  that
mission-critical capital projects are not delayed. Pursuing all cost-ef-
fective energy efficiency in New York state schools  will  require  that
many more projects will need to be approved annually than have ever been
in  the  past.  A  streamlined,  transparent,  and  efficient review and
approval process is a necessary component  of  an  increased  effort  to
promote energy efficiency projects in schools.
  S  2.  School  energy  efficiency  program. 1. Establishment. There is
hereby established the school  energy  efficiency  program.  Under  this
program,  the  department  shall  construct a proposal to streamline the
approval process for eligible  entities  pursuing  the  installation  of
energy efficiency projects.
  2. Proposal requirements. The department through this program shall:
  a. demonstrate how energy efficiency project approval requests will be
processed separately from all other capital improvement applications;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05775-01-5

S4385A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5976A
Law Section:
Education
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
A9856

S4385A - Summary

Establishes the school energy efficiency program which shall construct a proposal to streamline the approval process for the installation of energy efficiency projects in public schools.

S4385A - Sponsor Memo

S4385A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4385--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 18, 2015
                               ___________

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

AN ACT establishing the school energy efficiency program

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

  Section  1.  Legislative intent. At a cost annually of over $1 billion
dollars in utility costs, the energy costs for  public  schools  in  New
York  need  to be addressed to reduce such escalating costs and to allow
for a redirection of such expenditures to improve  academic  performance
in our state. The legislature therefore finds that New York state should
conduct  a  review of the project approval process to determine how best
to expedite the start of construction and implementation of school ener-
gy efficiency projects. Currently, energy projects are reviewed  by  the
same  group  at  the  New  York  state education department that is also
responsible for reviewing critical school district capital projects. The
process review should focus on how a higher priority might be  given  to
energy  efficiency  projects  while  at  the  same  time  ensuring  that
mission-critical capital projects are not delayed. Pursuing all cost-ef-
fective energy efficiency in New York state schools  will  require  that
many more projects will need to be approved annually than have ever been
in  the  past.  A  streamlined,  transparent,  and  efficient review and
approval process is a necessary component  of  an  increased  effort  to
promote energy efficiency projects in schools.
  S  2.  School  energy  efficiency  program. 1. Establishment. There is
hereby established the school  energy  efficiency  program.  Under  this
program,  the  department  shall  construct a proposal to streamline the
approval process for eligible  entities  pursuing  the  installation  of
energy efficiency projects.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05775-02-6

senate Bill S4290A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Provides for increasing the applicability of brand name and generic prescription drugs and other medical services co-payments for medicaid recipients

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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 22, 2016 print number 4290a
amend and recommit to health
Jan 06, 2016 referred to health
Mar 11, 2015 referred to health

S4290 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6363A
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §367-a, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S1436, A2640
2011-2012: S3221, A2339
2009-2010: S2990A, A6678

S4290 - Summary

Provides for increasing the applicability of brand name and generic prescription drugs and other medical services, except diagnostic services, co-payments for medicaid recipients.

S4290 - Sponsor Memo

S4290 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4290

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 11, 2015
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to medicaid co-pay-
  ments for prescription drugs and other services

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  (b)  of  subdivision 6 of section 367-a of the
social services law, as added by chapter 41 of the laws of 1992, subpar-
agraph (iii) as amended by chapter 843 of the laws of 1992 and  subpara-
graph  (iv) as amended by section 40 of part C of chapter 58 of the laws
of 2005, is amended to read as follows:
  (b) Co-payments shall apply to all eligible persons for  the  services
defined in paragraph (d) of this subdivision with the exception of:
  (i) [individuals under twenty-one years of age;
  (ii) pregnant women;
  (iii)]  individuals  who are inpatients in a medical facility who have
been required to spend all of their  income  for  medical  care,  except
their  personal needs allowance or residents of community based residen-
tial facilities licensed by the office of mental health or the office of
mental retardation and developmental disabilities who have been required
to spend all of their income, except their personal needs allowance;
  [(iv) individuals enrolled  in  health  maintenance  organizations  or
other  entities  which  provide  comprehensive health services, or other
managed care programs for services covered by such programs, except that
such persons, other than persons  otherwise  exempted  from  co-payments
pursuant  to  subparagraphs  (i), (ii), (iii) and (v) of this paragraph,
and other than those persons  enrolled  in  a  managed  long  term  care
program,  shall  be  subject to co-payments as described in subparagraph
(v) of paragraph (d) of this subdivision;] and
  [(v)] (II) any other individuals required to be  excluded  by  federal
law or regulations.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09435-01-5

S4290A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6363A
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §367-a, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S1436, A2640
2011-2012: S3221, A2339
2009-2010: S2990A, A6678

S4290A - Summary

Provides for increasing the applicability of brand name and generic prescription drugs and other medical services, except diagnostic services, co-payments for medicaid recipients.

S4290A - Sponsor Memo

S4290A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4290--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 11, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  RANZENHOFER -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health -- recommitted
  to the Committee on Health 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 social services law, in relation to medicaid co-pay-
  ments for prescription drugs and other services

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 6  of  section  367-a  of  the
social services law, as amended by section 15 of part B of chapter 57 of
the laws of 2015, is amended to read as follows:
  (b)  Co-payments  shall apply to all eligible persons for the services
defined in paragraph (d) of this subdivision with the exception of:
  (i) [individuals under twenty-one years of age;
  (ii) pregnant women;
  (iii)] individuals who are inpatients in a medical facility  who  have
been  required  to  spend  all  of their income for medical care, except
their personal needs allowance or residents of community based  residen-
tial facilities licensed by the office of mental health or the office of
mental retardation and developmental disabilities who have been required
to spend all of their income, except their personal needs allowance;
  [(iv)  individuals  enrolled  in  health  maintenance organizations or
other entities which provide comprehensive  health  services,  or  other
managed care programs for services covered by such programs, except that
such  persons,  other  than  persons otherwise exempted from co-payments
pursuant to subparagraphs (i), (ii), (iii) and (v)  of  this  paragraph,
and  other  than  those  persons  enrolled  in  a managed long term care
program, shall be subject to co-payments as  described  in  subparagraph
(v) of paragraph (d) of this subdivision;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09435-02-6

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J3492

Congratulating Sarah Moussavi of John F. Kennedy High School upon the occasion of being named a semifinalist in the 2016 Intel Scien...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Sarah Moussavi of John F. Kennedy
High School upon the occasion of being named a semifinalist in the 2016
Intel Science Talent Search

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to commend and pay
tribute to those who, by achieving outstanding success in their educa-
tional and scientific endeavors, have inspired and brought pride to our
majestic Empire State; and
WHEREAS, It is also the custom of this Legislative Body to recognize
the dedication and commitment of our young people who distinguish them-
selves through excellence in science competition; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to congratu-
late Sarah Moussavi of John F. Kennedy High School in Bellmore, New
York, upon the occasion of being named a semifinalist in the 2016 Intel
Science Talent Search; and
WHEREAS, The Intel Science Talent Search is the oldest of its type in
the nation, and is the country's most prestigious science scholarship
competition; it was created to encourage high school seniors who demon-
strate exceptional ability in science, math and engineering through
individual research projects; and
WHEREAS, For more than 70 years, the Intel Science Talent Search has
recognized and rewarded the country's top young science students; and
WHEREAS, Over the years, this competition has gained broad acclaim in
the academic and scientific communities; educators, scientists, engi-
neers and journalists throughout the United States have enthusiastically
supported this annual event; and
WHEREAS, Colleges and universities regard the Intel Science Talent
Search semifinalist award to be evidence of exceptional scientific prom-
ise; and
WHEREAS, The 300 high school seniors named semifinalists of the 2016
Intel Science Talent Search were selected from among 1,750 students
representing 38 high schools across 18 states; and
WHEREAS, Sarah Moussavi, a senior at John F. Kennedy High School in
Bellmore, New York, was recently named a semifinalist in the annual
Intel Science Talent Search which awards scholarships to recognize the
outstanding science research of high school seniors; and
WHEREAS, Sarah Moussavi's 2016 Intel Science Talent Search project is
entitled, "Metacognition and Confidence in a Perceptual Decision-Making
Task"; she worked with a mentor from New York University Center for
Neural Science; and
WHEREAS, It is appropriate to celebrate and applaud the individual
accomplishments of remarkable students in this great Empire State; and
WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is moved to honor Sarah Moussavi, an
able scholar, recognizing the value of her labors and the promise of her
future; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate Sarah Moussavi of John F. Kennedy High School upon the
occasion of being named a semifinalist in the 2016 Intel Science Talent
Search; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Sarah Moussavi.

actions

  • 22 / Jan / 2016
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 26 / Jan / 2016
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 26 / Jan / 2016
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

J3491

Congratulating Rachel Mashal of John F. Kennedy High School upon the occasion of being named a National Finalist in the 2016 Intel S...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Rachel Mashal of John F. Kennedy
High School upon the occasion of being named a National Finalist in the
2016 Intel Science Talent Search

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to commend and pay
tribute to those who, by achieving outstanding success in their educa-
tional and scientific endeavors, have inspired and brought pride to our
majestic Empire State; and
WHEREAS, It is also the custom of this Legislative Body to recognize
the dedication and commitment of our young people who distinguish them-
selves through excellence in science competition; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to congratu-
late Rachel Mashal of John F. Kennedy High School in Bellmore, New York,
upon the occasion of being named a National Finalist in the 2016 Intel
Science Talent Search; and
WHEREAS, Once known as the Westinghouse competition, the Intel Science
Talent Search is the oldest of its type in the nation, and is the coun-
try's most prestigious science scholarship competition; and
WHEREAS, For more than 70 years, the Intel Science Talent Search has
recognized and rewarded the country's top young science students; and
WHEREAS, Over the years, this competition has gained broad acclaim in
the academic and scientific communities; educators, scientists, engi-
neers and journalists throughout the United States have enthusiastically
supported this annual event; and
WHEREAS, Six former Intel Science Talent Search competitors have gone
on to win the prestigious Nobel Prize; and
WHEREAS, The Intel Science Talent Search was created to encourage high
school seniors who demonstrate exceptional ability in science, math and
engineering through individual research projects; and
WHEREAS, Colleges and universities regard the Intel Science Talent
Search Finalist Award to be evidence of exceptional scientific promise;
and
WHEREAS, Rachel Mashal, a senior at John F. Kennedy High School in
Bellmore, New York, was recently named a National Finalist in the annual
Intel Science Talent Search which awards scholarships recognizing this
exceptional scientific potential in basic research, global good and
innovation; and
WHEREAS, The 40 national finalists of the 2016 Intel Science Talent
Search were selected from among 300 semifinalists representing 38 high
schools across 18 states; they will attend the Intel Science Talent
Institute in Washington, D.C., from March 10-16, 2016, to compete for
more than $1 million in awards provided by the Intel Foundation; and
WHEREAS, Rachel Mashal's 2016 Intel Science Talent Search project is
entitled, "The Development of a Caffeine Addiction Paradigm to Examine
How Dietary Restriction and Level of TOR Signaling Modulate the Effects
of Drugs"; she worked with a mentor at Long Island University - Post
Campus; and
WHEREAS, It is appropriate to celebrate and applaud the individual
accomplishments of remarkable students in this great Empire State; and
WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to congratulate Rachel
Mashal for her noteworthy educational and scientific endeavors and
achievements; her outstanding performance has clearly made a contrib-
ution to the spirit of excellence which is a tradition of her school and
community; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate Rachel Mashal of John F. Kennedy High School upon the occa-

sion of being named a National Finalist in the 2016 Intel Science Talent
Search; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Rachel Mashal.

actions

  • 22 / Jan / 2016
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 26 / Jan / 2016
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 26 / Jan / 2016
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Susan Guliani upon the occasion of her
retirement after 38 years of distinguished service to the New York State
Long Island Region State Park System

WHEREAS, This Legislative Body seeks to acknowledge those individuals
whose professional lives and civic endeavors serve to enhance the stat-
ure of the State of New York; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to honor
Susan Guliani, Director of Jones Beach State Park, upon the occasion of
her retirement after 38 years of distinguished service to the New York
State Long Island Region State Park System; she will officially retire
on February 28, 2016; and
WHEREAS, This auspicious occasion will be celebrated at a retirement
party on Tuesday, February 9, 2016, at Carlyle on the Green, Bethpage
State Park Clubhouse in Farmingdale, New York; and
WHEREAS, In 1977, Susan Guliani began her illustrious career with the
Long Island Region State Park System as a seasonal employee; and
WHEREAS, Through the years, Susan Guliani held various positions and
worked her way through the ranks of the park system; in 2003, she became
Director of Jones Beach State Park, the position from which she is
retiring; and
WHEREAS, In this capacity, Susan Guliani has been directing the world
famous Jones Beach State Park which serves as the center point of parks
on Long Island, with its 6.5 miles of white sand beach along the Atlan-
tic Ocean and beautiful boardwalk; and
WHEREAS, For 38 years, Susan Guliani, rendered faithful, conscientious
and valuable service to the New York State Long Island Region State Park
System, earning the admiration, esteem and affection of her colleagues;
and
WHEREAS, In her official acts, Susan Guliani served with loyalty,
honor and distinction; governed by a keen sense of duty, she always
showed a unique grasp of human problems; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that those who
enhance the quality of life in their community and have shown a long and
sustained commitment to the maintenance of high standards in their
profession, certainly have earned the recognition and applause of all
the citizens of this great Empire State; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Susan Guliani upon the occasion of her retirement after 38 years
of distinguished service to the New York State Long Island Region State
Park System; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Susan Guliani.

actions

  • 22 / Jan / 2016
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 26 / Jan / 2016
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 26 / Jan / 2016
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

senate Bill S3813B

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to early voting

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
You must fill out the form below in order to support or oppose this bill. X

Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 18, 2016 print number 3813c
amend (t) and recommit to local government
May 09, 2016 reported and committed to local government
Mar 07, 2016 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 22, 2016 print number 3813b
amend and recommit to elections
Jan 06, 2016 referred to elections
Dec 16, 2015 print number 3813a
amend (t) and recommit to elections
Feb 18, 2015 referred to elections

Co-Sponsors

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S3813 - Details

Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3-400, 4-117, 8-102, 8-104 & 8-508, rpld & add §8-100 sub 2, add Art 8 Title 6 §§8-600 & 8-602, El L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A9811
2013-2014: S1461A

S3813 - Summary

Relates to early voting; provides that beginning the eighth day prior to any election and ending on and including the second day prior to the election a person duly registered and eligible to vote shall be permitted to vote.

S3813 - Sponsor Memo

S3813 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3813

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 18, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. STEWART-COUSINS, COMRIE, GIANARIS, HOYLMAN, KRUEGER,
  PERKINS, SANDERS, SERRANO, STAVISKY -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Elections

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to early voting

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

  Section 1. Section 3-400 of the election law is amended  by  adding  a
new subdivision 9 to read as follows:
  9.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  INCONSISTENT  PROVISIONS  OF  THIS  SECTION,
ELECTION INSPECTORS OR POLL CLERKS, IF ANY, AT EARLY  VOTING  LOCATIONS,
SHALL  CONSIST  OF  EITHER  BOARD  OF  ELECTIONS  EMPLOYEES WHO SHALL BE
APPOINTED BY THE COMMISSIONERS OF SUCH BOARD OR DULY QUALIFIED  INDIVID-
UALS,  APPOINTED  IN THE MANNER SET FORTH IN THIS SECTION.  APPOINTMENTS
TO THE OFFICES OF ELECTION INSPECTOR OR POLL CLERK IN EACH EARLY  VOTING
LOCATION SHALL BE EQUALLY DIVIDED BETWEEN THE MAJOR POLITICAL PARTIES.
  S 2. Subdivision 1 of section 4-117 of the election law, as amended by
chapter 288 of the laws of 2009, is amended to read as follows:
  1.  The  board  of elections, between August first and August fifth of
each year, shall send by first class mail on which is endorsed  "ADDRESS
CORRECTION  REQUESTED"  and  which contains a request that any such mail
received for persons not residing at the address be dropped back in  the
mail,  a  communication,  in  a  form  approved  by  the  state board of
elections, to every registered voter who has been registered  without  a
change  of  address  since  the  beginning of such year, except that the
board of elections shall not be required to send such communications  to
voters  in  inactive status. The communication shall notify the voter of
the days and hours of the ensuing primary and general elections, INCLUD-
ING THE DAYS AND HOURS FOR EARLY VOTING AND THE LOCATIONS THEREFOR,  the
place  where  he  appears  by his registration records to be entitled to
vote, the fact that voters who have moved or will have  moved  from  the
address  where  they  were  last registered must re-register or, that if

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02563-01-5

Co-Sponsors

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S3813A - Details

Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3-400, 4-117, 8-102, 8-104 & 8-508, rpld & add §8-100 sub 2, add Art 8 Title 6 §§8-600 & 8-602, El L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A9811
2013-2014: S1461A

S3813A - Summary

Relates to early voting; provides that beginning the eighth day prior to any election and ending on and including the second day prior to the election a person duly registered and eligible to vote shall be permitted to vote.

S3813A - Sponsor Memo

S3813A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3813--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 18, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. STEWART-COUSINS, AVELLA, COMRIE, GIANARIS, HOYLMAN,
  KRUEGER, PERALTA, PERKINS, SANDERS,  SERRANO,  SQUADRON,  STAVISKY  --
  read  twice  and  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to
  the Committee on Elections  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend the election law, in relation to early voting; 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.  Section  3-400 of the election law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 9 to read as follows:
  9.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  INCONSISTENT  PROVISIONS  OF  THIS  ARTICLE,
ELECTION  INSPECTORS OR POLL CLERKS, IF ANY, AT POLLING PLACES FOR EARLY
VOTING, SHALL CONSIST OF EITHER BOARD OF ELECTIONS EMPLOYEES  WHO  SHALL
BE  APPOINTED BY THE COMMISSIONERS OF SUCH BOARD OR DULY QUALIFIED INDI-
VIDUALS, APPOINTED IN THE MANNER SET FORTH IN THIS SECTION. APPOINTMENTS
TO THE OFFICES OF ELECTION INSPECTOR OR POLL CLERK IN EACH POLLING PLACE
FOR EARLY VOTING SHALL BE EQUALLY DIVIDED BETWEEN  THE  MAJOR  POLITICAL
PARTIES.
  S 2. Subdivision 1 of section 4-117 of the election law, as amended by
chapter 288 of the laws of 2009, is amended to read as follows:
  1.  The  board  of elections, between August first and August fifth of
each year, shall send by first class mail on which is endorsed  "ADDRESS
CORRECTION  REQUESTED"  and  which contains a request that any such mail
received for persons not residing at the address be dropped back in  the
mail,  a  communication,  in  a  form  approved  by  the  state board of
elections, to every registered voter who has been registered  without  a
change  of  address  since  the  beginning of such year, except that the
board of elections shall not be required to send such communications  to
voters  in  inactive status. The communication shall notify the voter of
the days and hours of the ensuing primary and general elections, INCLUD-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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S3813B - Details

Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3-400, 4-117, 8-102, 8-104 & 8-508, rpld & add §8-100 sub 2, add Art 8 Title 6 §§8-600 & 8-602, El L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A9811
2013-2014: S1461A

S3813B - Summary

Relates to early voting; provides that beginning the eighth day prior to any election and ending on and including the second day prior to the election a person duly registered and eligible to vote shall be permitted to vote.

S3813B - Sponsor Memo

S3813B - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3813--B

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 18, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. STEWART-COUSINS, AVELLA, COMRIE, GIANARIS, HOYLMAN,
  KRUEGER, PERALTA, PERKINS, SANDERS,  SERRANO,  SQUADRON,  STAVISKY  --
  read  twice  and  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to
  the Committee on Elections  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered  reprinted  as  amended  and  recommitted to said committee --
  recommitted to the Committee on Elections in  accordance  with  Senate
  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to early  voting;  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. Section 3-400 of the election law is amended  by  adding  a
new subdivision 9 to read as follows:
  9.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  INCONSISTENT  PROVISIONS  OF  THIS  ARTICLE,
ELECTION INSPECTORS OR POLL CLERKS, IF ANY, AT POLLING PLACES FOR  EARLY
VOTING,  SHALL  CONSIST OF EITHER BOARD OF ELECTIONS EMPLOYEES WHO SHALL
BE APPOINTED BY THE COMMISSIONERS OF SUCH BOARD OR DULY QUALIFIED  INDI-
VIDUALS, APPOINTED IN THE MANNER SET FORTH IN THIS SECTION. APPOINTMENTS
TO THE OFFICES OF ELECTION INSPECTOR OR POLL CLERK IN EACH POLLING PLACE
FOR  EARLY  VOTING  SHALL BE EQUALLY DIVIDED BETWEEN THE MAJOR POLITICAL
PARTIES. THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS  SHALL  ASSIGN  STAFF  AND  PROVIDE  THE
RESOURCES THEY REQUIRE TO ENSURE WAIT TIMES AT EARLY VOTING SITES DO NOT
EXCEED THIRTY MINUTES.
  S  2.  Section  4-117  of  the election law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 1-a to read as follows:
  1-A. THE NOTICE REQUIRED BY SUBDIVISION  ONE  OF  THIS  SECTION  SHALL
INCLUDE  THE  DATES, HOURS AND LOCATIONS OF EARLY VOTING FOR THE GENERAL
AND PRIMARY ELECTION. THE BOARD OF  ELECTIONS  MAY  SATISFY  THE  NOTICE
REQUIREMENT  OF THIS SUBDIVISION BY PROVIDING IN THE NOTICE INSTRUCTIONS
TO OBTAIN THE REQUIRED EARLY VOTING INFORMATION FROM A  WEBSITE  OF  THE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02563-03-6

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S3813C - Details

Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3-400, 4-117, 8-102, 8-104 & 8-508, rpld & add §8-100 sub 2, add Art 8 Title 6 §§8-600 & 8-602, El L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A9811
2013-2014: S1461A

S3813C - Summary

Relates to early voting; provides that beginning the eighth day prior to any election and ending on and including the second day prior to the election a person duly registered and eligible to vote shall be permitted to vote.

S3813C - Sponsor Memo

S3813C - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3813--C

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 18, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  STEWART-COUSINS,  ADDABBO, AVELLA, COMRIE, DILAN,
  ESPAILLAT, GIANARIS,  HAMILTON,  HOYLMAN,  KRUEGER,  PARKER,  PERALTA,
  PERKINS,  SANDERS,  SERRANO,  SQUADRON,  STAVISKY  --  read  twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Elections  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted  to  said  committee  --  recommitted  to  the
  Committee  on  Elections  in  accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted  to said committee -- reported favorably from said commit-
  tee and committed to the Committee on Local  Government  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to early voting

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

  Section 1. Section 3-400 of the election law is amended  by  adding  a
new subdivision 9 to read as follows:
  9.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  INCONSISTENT  PROVISIONS  OF  THIS  ARTICLE,
ELECTION INSPECTORS OR POLL CLERKS, IF ANY, AT POLLING PLACES FOR  EARLY
VOTING,  SHALL  CONSIST OF EITHER BOARD OF ELECTIONS EMPLOYEES WHO SHALL
BE APPOINTED BY THE COMMISSIONERS OF SUCH BOARD OR DULY QUALIFIED  INDI-
VIDUALS, APPOINTED IN THE MANNER SET FORTH IN THIS SECTION. APPOINTMENTS
TO THE OFFICES OF ELECTION INSPECTOR OR POLL CLERK IN EACH POLLING PLACE
FOR  EARLY  VOTING  SHALL BE EQUALLY DIVIDED BETWEEN THE MAJOR POLITICAL
PARTIES. THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS  SHALL  ASSIGN  STAFF  AND  PROVIDE  THE
RESOURCES THEY REQUIRE TO ENSURE WAIT TIMES AT EARLY VOTING SITES DO NOT
EXCEED THIRTY MINUTES.
  S  2.  Section  4-117  of  the election law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 1-a to read as follows:
  1-A. THE NOTICE REQUIRED BY SUBDIVISION  ONE  OF  THIS  SECTION  SHALL
INCLUDE  THE  DATES, HOURS AND LOCATIONS OF EARLY VOTING FOR THE GENERAL

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02563-04-6

J3489

Commemorating Shea's Performing Arts Center in Buffalo, New York, upon the occasion of its 90th Anniversary

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J3489


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commemorating Shea's Performing Arts Center in
Buffalo, New York, upon the occasion of its 90th Anniversary

WHEREAS, The arts, in whatever form depicted, are central to human
expression; they are truly a universal language and their contribution
to the development of friendship and understanding among all peoples
cannot be overestimated; and
WHEREAS, The history, the heritage, and the lives of the people of all
countries and all cultures are portrayed in their music and dance; the
art and act of sharing them enriches us altogether; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize and
commend those illustrious organizations that have brought entertainment
and cultural enrichment to the citizens of the great State of New York;
and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to commem-
orate Shea's Performing Arts Center in Buffalo, New York, upon the occa-
sion of its 90th Anniversary; and
WHEREAS, Shea's Performing Arts Center, formerly known as Shea's
Buffalo Theatre, opened to the public on January 16, 1926, just three
years before the start of the Great Depression; the palatial "Wonder
Theatre" began showing silent movies and staging shows highlighting
stars like the Marx Brothers, Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, and Gracie
Allen; and
WHEREAS, Architects C.W. and George L. Rapp of Chicago designed and
modeled the theater after a European opera house, and Tiffany Studios
created the interior of neo-Spanish Baroque design; and
WHEREAS, Through the years and especially in the 1950s and 1960s,
downtown Buffalo experienced a spiraling decline affecting its movie
theaters and, consequently, many of the theaters were replaced by multi-
plex movie houses located in the suburbs; Loews Corporation purchased
Shea's Buffalo Theatre and continued to show movies, but the beautiful
movie palace had become a shadow of its former glorious self; and
WHEREAS, In December of 1974, the City of Buffalo foreclosed on Shea's
Buffalo Theatre for back taxes; subsequently, the not-for-profit group,
Friends of Buffalo Theater, organized in 1975 to save the former glori-
ous theater from the wrecking ball; and
WHEREAS, Beginning with the theater's Mighty Wurlitzer organ, which
had been neglected for so long that mushrooms were growing in the
organ's chambers, the group worked to restore Shea's Buffalo Theatre
until 1979; and
WHEREAS, In 1980, the Shea's O'Connell Preservation Guild began
management of the building and guided restoration efforts until April of
1999; and
WHEREAS, Since 1999, restoration of Shea's Performing Arts Center has
continued through generous financial support from local government,
foundations and fundraisers; and
WHEREAS, Recent renovations include the return of the marquee and
blade sign, preservation of the original box office and grand lobby and
a new loading dock to help with the enhancement of the technical and
visual aspects of the performances as well as expansion of the original
stage to 50 feet deep; and
WHEREAS, The expansion of the stage has helped to bring some of the
most elaborate and exciting traveling shows to Buffalo, such as "Les
Miserables", "Miss Saigon", and "Phantom of the Opera"; and
WHEREAS, Today, Shea's Performing Arts Center is a vital component of
community events, attracting thousands of theatergoers through its doors

each year; the historic theater has become one of the top grossing one-
week touring Broadway subscription markets in the United States and is
currently Western New York's most financially successful art venue; and
WHEREAS, It is most fitting that we take time to celebrate the arts of
our Nation, to honor our artists, and to express our appreciation to
everyone who patronizes the arts; and as we celebrate the arts, we cele-
brate and give thanks to our American freedom, the only atmosphere in
which artists can truly create and in which art is truly the expression
of the soul; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commend Shea's Performing Arts Center in Buffalo, New York, upon the
occasion of its 90th Anniversary, fully confident that it will continue
to enjoy the sparkling success which has so characterized its past; and
be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Shea's Performing Arts Center.

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  • 22 / Jan / 2016
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 26 / Jan / 2016
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 26 / Jan / 2016
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

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