senate Bill S3835A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Directs the metropolitan transportation authority to contract with a certified public accounting firm for the conducting of an independent forensic audit

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Archive: Last 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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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 15, 2016 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 01, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.1230
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 19, 2016 print number 3835a
amend and recommit to transportation
Jan 06, 2016 referred to transportation
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 09, 2015 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 01, 2015 ordered to third reading cal.1170
committee discharged and committed to rules
Feb 20, 2015 referred to transportation

Co-Sponsors

S3835 - Details

Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1265-c, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S2482A
2011-2012: S4637A

S3835 - Summary

Directs the metropolitan transportation authority to contract with a certified public accounting firm for the conducting of an independent forensic audit of such authority.

S3835 - Sponsor Memo

S3835 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3835

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 20, 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 directing the
  metropolitan transportation authority to contract for the provision of
  an independent forensic audit of such authority; and providing for the
  repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof

  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 1265-c to read as follows:
  S 1265-C. INDEPENDENT FORENSIC AUDIT.  1.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  OTHER
PROVISION  OF  LAW, THE AUTHORITY SHALL, WITHIN SIXTY DAYS OF THE EFFEC-
TIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION AND AT ITS OWN EXPENSE, CONTRACT WITH A CERTI-
FIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM FOR THE PROVISION OF AN INDEPENDENT, COMPRE-
HENSIVE, FORENSIC AUDIT OF THE AUTHORITY. SUCH AUDIT SHALL BE  PERFORMED
IN  ACCORDANCE  WITH  GENERALLY  ACCEPTED GOVERNMENT AUDITING STANDARDS.
SUCH AUDIT SHALL BE INDEPENDENT OF AND IN ADDITION  TO  THE  INDEPENDENT
AUDIT  OF  THE  AUTHORITY  CONDUCTED  PURSUANT  TO  SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT
HUNDRED TWO OF THIS CHAPTER.
  2. THE CERTIFIED INDEPENDENT  PUBLIC  ACCOUNTING  FIRM  PROVIDING  THE
AUTHORITY'S  INDEPENDENT, COMPREHENSIVE, FORENSIC AUDIT SHALL BE PROHIB-
ITED FROM PROVIDING AUDIT SERVICES IF THE LEAD (OR  COORDINATING)  AUDIT
PARTNER  (HAVING  PRIMARY  RESPONSIBILITY  FOR  THE AUDIT), OR THE AUDIT
PARTNER  RESPONSIBLE  FOR  REVIEWING  THE  AUDIT,  HAS  PERFORMED  AUDIT
SERVICES  FOR  THE AUTHORITY WITHIN ANY OF THE TEN PREVIOUS FISCAL YEARS
OF THE AUTHORITY.
  3. THE CERTIFIED INDEPENDENT  ACCOUNTING  FIRM  PERFORMING  THE  AUDIT
PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL BE PROHIBITED FROM PERFORMING ANY NON-AU-
DIT SERVICES FOR THE AUTHORITY CONTEMPORANEOUSLY WITH THE AUDIT.
  4.  IT  SHALL  BE  PROHIBITED  FOR  THE  CERTIFIED  INDEPENDENT PUBLIC
ACCOUNTING FIRM TO PERFORM FOR THE AUTHORITY ANY AUDIT  SERVICE  IF  THE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01091-01-5

Co-Sponsors

S3835A - Details

Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1265-c, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S2482A
2011-2012: S4637A

S3835A - Summary

Directs the metropolitan transportation authority to contract with a certified public accounting firm for the conducting of an independent forensic audit of such authority.

S3835A - Sponsor Memo

S3835A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3835--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 20, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  LANZA,  MURPHY,  SERINO -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Trans-
  portation -- recommitted to the Committee on Transportation in accord-
  ance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to directing the
  metropolitan transportation authority to contract for the provision of
  an independent forensic audit of such authority; and providing for the
  repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof

  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 1265-c to read as follows:
  S  1265-C.  INDEPENDENT  FORENSIC  AUDIT. 1. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER
PROVISION OF LAW, THE AUTHORITY SHALL, WITHIN SIXTY DAYS OF  THE  EFFEC-
TIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION AND AT ITS OWN EXPENSE, CONTRACT WITH A CERTI-
FIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM FOR THE PROVISION OF AN INDEPENDENT, COMPRE-
HENSIVE,  FORENSIC AUDIT OF THE AUTHORITY. SUCH AUDIT SHALL BE PERFORMED
IN ACCORDANCE WITH GENERALLY  ACCEPTED  GOVERNMENT  AUDITING  STANDARDS.
SUCH  AUDIT  SHALL  BE INDEPENDENT OF AND IN ADDITION TO THE INDEPENDENT
AUDIT OF  THE  AUTHORITY  CONDUCTED  PURSUANT  TO  SECTION  TWENTY-EIGHT
HUNDRED TWO OF THIS CHAPTER.
  2.  THE  CERTIFIED  INDEPENDENT  PUBLIC  ACCOUNTING FIRM PROVIDING THE
AUTHORITY'S INDEPENDENT, COMPREHENSIVE, FORENSIC AUDIT SHALL BE  PROHIB-
ITED  FROM  PROVIDING AUDIT SERVICES IF THE LEAD (OR COORDINATING) AUDIT
PARTNER (HAVING PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY FOR  THE  AUDIT),  OR  THE  AUDIT
PARTNER  RESPONSIBLE  FOR  REVIEWING  THE  AUDIT,  HAS  PERFORMED  AUDIT
SERVICES FOR THE AUTHORITY WITHIN ANY OF THE TEN PREVIOUS  FISCAL  YEARS
OF THE AUTHORITY.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01091-02-6

S. 3835--A                          2

senate Bill S3831A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Establishes the disaster preparedness first responder recognition program

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee


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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 19, 2016 print number 3831a
amend and recommit to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Jan 06, 2016 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Feb 20, 2015 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

Co-Sponsors

S3831 - Details

Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §29-l, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S2480A
2011-2012: S4368
2009-2010: S5346

S3831 - Summary

Establishes the disaster preparedness first responder recognition program; names the initial first responders to receive recognition.

S3831 - Sponsor Memo

S3831 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3831

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 20, 2015
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to the  establishment  of
  the  disaster preparedness first responder recognition program and the
  honoring of certain retired firefighters who were killed at the  World
  Trade Center on September 11, 2001

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

  Section 1. Legislative declarations.  The legislature hereby finds and
determines that there should  be  established  a  disaster  preparedness
first  responder  recognition program to honor those brave men and women
who have given their lives as part of a disaster preparedness  or  first
response situation, in an effort to help, save and care for their fellow
man.
  The  legislature  hereby  further  finds  and  declares  that James J.
Corrigan, William Wren, and Phillip T. Hayes, were retired New York city
firefighters at the time of the September 11, 2001 attack on  the  World
Trade  Center  Complex  in  the  state  and  city of New York. That such
retired firefighters, James J. Corrigan, William Wren,  and  Phillip  T.
Hayes,  were  at  the  scene of such September 11, 2001 attack, and with
great heroism, courage and dedication to their community and fellow man,
and without concern for themselves or their own personal safety or  well
being,  such  retired  firefighters James J. Corrigan, William Wren, and
Phillip T. Hayes bravely assisted the rescue and firefighting efforts at
the World Trade Center, and in so doing, gave their lives in the  furth-
erance of such noble and benevolent efforts.
  The legislature further hereby finds and declares, that the courageous
public service of James J. Corrigan, William Wren, and Phillip T. Hayes,
evidenced  by  their  commitment to, and concern for, their state, their
city and their fellow citizens, over and  above  any  risk  or  personal

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01082-01-5

Co-Sponsors

S3831A - Details

Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §29-l, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S2480A
2011-2012: S4368
2009-2010: S5346

S3831A - Summary

Establishes the disaster preparedness first responder recognition program; names the initial first responders to receive recognition.

S3831A - Sponsor Memo

S3831A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3831--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 20, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. LANZA, AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when  printed  to  be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland
  Security and Military Affairs  --  recommitted  to  the  Committee  on
  Veterans,  Homeland  Security  and Military Affairs in accordance with
  Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the executive law, in relation to the establishment of
  the disaster preparedness first responder recognition program and  the
  honoring  of certain retired firefighters who were killed at the World
  Trade Center on September 11, 2001

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

  Section 1. Legislative declarations.  The legislature hereby finds and
determines  that  there  should  be  established a disaster preparedness
first responder recognition program to honor those brave men  and  women
who  have  given their lives as part of a disaster preparedness or first
response situation, in an effort to help, save and care for their fellow
man.
  The legislature hereby  further  finds  and  declares  that  James  J.
Corrigan, William Wren, and Phillip T. Hayes, were retired New York city
firefighters  at  the time of the September 11, 2001 attack on the World
Trade Center Complex in the state  and  city  of  New  York.  That  such
retired  firefighters,  James  J. Corrigan, William Wren, and Phillip T.
Hayes, were at the scene of such September 11,  2001  attack,  and  with
great heroism, courage and dedication to their community and fellow man,
and  without concern for themselves or their own personal safety or well
being, such retired firefighters James J. Corrigan,  William  Wren,  and
Phillip T. Hayes bravely assisted the rescue and firefighting efforts at
the  World Trade Center, and in so doing, gave their lives in the furth-
erance of such noble and benevolent efforts.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01082-03-6

senate Bill S3736A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Creates the "disaster preparedness and emergency planning act"; local sales tax exemption for emergency preparedness supplies

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee


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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 17, 2016 committed to rules
Apr 11, 2016 advanced to third reading
Apr 06, 2016 2nd report cal.
Apr 05, 2016 1st report cal.534
Jan 19, 2016 print number 3736a
amend and recommit to investigations and government operations
Jan 06, 2016 referred to investigations and government operations
Feb 17, 2015 referred to investigations and government operations

S3736 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9787
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1210, Tax L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
S4773C

S3736 - Summary

Creates the "disaster preparedness and emergency planning act"; authorizes a local sales tax exemption for emergency preparedness supplies; requires the division of homeland security and emergency services, in conjunction with the department of taxation and finance, to establish, promote and publish on the web a list of eligible items.

S3736 - Sponsor Memo

S3736 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3736

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 17, 2015
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the tax law,  in  relation  to  enacting  the  "disaster
  preparedness  and  emergency  planning act" relating to establishing a
  local sales and use tax exemption for emergency preparedness supplies

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

  Section  1.  Short title.  This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "disaster preparedness and emergency planning act".
  S 2. Section 1210 of the tax law is amended by adding a  new  subdivi-
sion (q) to read as follows:
  (Q)  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY OTHER PROVISION OF STATE OR LOCAL LAW, ORDI-
NANCE OR RESOLUTION TO THE CONTRARY:
  (1) (I) ANY COUNTY OR CITY IMPOSING SALES AND COMPENSATING  USE  TAXES
PURSUANT  TO  THE  AUTHORITY  OF  THIS SUBPART, ACTING THROUGH ITS LOCAL
LEGISLATIVE BODY IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED AND EMPOWERED TO ELECT TO  PROVIDE
AN EXEMPTION FROM TAX ON SUPPLIES FOR EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS BY ENACTING
A RESOLUTION IN THE FORM SET FORTH IN PARAGRAPH TWO OF THIS SUBDIVISION.
  (II)  ANY CITY HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE IN WHICH THE
TAXES IMPOSED BY SECTION ELEVEN HUNDRED SEVEN OF  THIS  CHAPTER  ARE  IN
EFFECT,  AND  ANY  COUNTY  OR CITY, ACTING THROUGH ITS LOCAL LEGISLATIVE
BODY, IS  HEREBY  AUTHORIZED  AND  EMPOWERED  TO  ELECT  TO  PROVIDE  AN
EXEMPTION  FROM TAX ON SUPPLIES FOR EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS BY ENACTING A
RESOLUTION IN THE FORM SET FORTH IN PARAGRAPH TWO OF THIS SUBDIVISION.
  (2) FORM OF RESOLUTION: BE IT ENACTED BY THE (INSERT PROPER  TITLE  OF
LOCAL LEGISLATIVE BODY) AS FOLLOWS:
  SECTION  ONE.  RECEIPTS  FROM  SALES  OF  AND  CONSIDERATION GIVEN FOR
SUPPLIES FOR EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS  SHALL  BE  EXEMPT  FROM  SALES  AND
COMPENSATING USE TAXES IMPOSED IN THIS JURISDICTION.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01698-01-5

Co-Sponsors

S3736A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9787
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1210, Tax L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
S4773C

S3736A - Summary

Creates the "disaster preparedness and emergency planning act"; authorizes a local sales tax exemption for emergency preparedness supplies; requires the division of homeland security and emergency services, in conjunction with the department of taxation and finance, to establish, promote and publish on the web a list of eligible items.

S3736A - Sponsor Memo

S3736A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3736--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 17, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment Operations -- recommitted to the Committee on Investigations  and
  Government  Operations  in  accordance  with  Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  tax  law, in relation to enacting the "disaster
  preparedness and emergency planning act" relating  to  establishing  a
  local sales and use tax exemption for emergency preparedness supplies

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

  Section 1. Short title.  This act shall be known and may be  cited  as
the "disaster preparedness and emergency planning act".
  S  2.  Section 1210 of the tax law is amended by adding a new subdivi-
sion (n) to read as follows:
  (N) NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF STATE OR LOCAL  LAW,  ORDI-
NANCE OR RESOLUTION TO THE CONTRARY:
  (1)  (I)  ANY COUNTY OR CITY IMPOSING SALES AND COMPENSATING USE TAXES
PURSUANT TO THE AUTHORITY OF THIS  SUBPART,  ACTING  THROUGH  ITS  LOCAL
LEGISLATIVE  BODY IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED AND EMPOWERED TO ELECT TO PROVIDE
AN EXEMPTION FROM TAX ON SUPPLIES FOR EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS BY ENACTING
A RESOLUTION IN THE FORM SET FORTH IN PARAGRAPH TWO OF THIS SUBDIVISION.
  (II) ANY CITY HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE IN WHICH  THE
TAXES  IMPOSED  BY  SECTION  ELEVEN HUNDRED SEVEN OF THIS CHAPTER ARE IN
EFFECT, AND ANY COUNTY OR CITY, ACTING  THROUGH  ITS  LOCAL  LEGISLATIVE
BODY,  IS  HEREBY  AUTHORIZED  AND  EMPOWERED  TO  ELECT  TO  PROVIDE AN
EXEMPTION FROM TAX ON SUPPLIES FOR EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS BY ENACTING  A
RESOLUTION IN THE FORM SET FORTH IN PARAGRAPH TWO OF THIS SUBDIVISION.
  (2)  FORM  OF RESOLUTION: BE IT ENACTED BY THE (INSERT PROPER TITLE OF
LOCAL LEGISLATIVE BODY) AS FOLLOWS:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01698-02-6

senate Bill S4037A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to candidates for certificates in the classroom teaching service

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee


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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 19, 2016 print number 4037a
amend and recommit to higher education
Jan 06, 2016 referred to higher education
Feb 26, 2015 referred to higher education

S4037 - Details

Law Section:
Education
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
S7532

S4037 - Summary

Relates to candidates for certificates in the classroom teaching service.

S4037 - Sponsor Memo

S4037 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4037

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 26, 2015
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to provide for the initial issuance of certificates in the class-
  room teaching service

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

  Section 1. 1. No candidate for an initial certificate in the classroom
teaching  service  shall  be  required  to take the edTPA portion of the
state teacher certificate examination and no candidate shall be required
to achieve satisfactory levels of performance on the  edTPA  portion  of
the  state  teacher  certificate  examinations  in order to receive such
certificate until April 30, 2016.
  2. For candidates that have not received an initial certificate in the
classroom teaching service by April 30, 2015, the  education  department
shall  require  that  such  candidate  achieve  satisfactory  levels  of
performance on  the  elementary  or  secondary  assessment  of  teaching
skills-written  test;  academic  literary  skills  test;  educating  all
students test;  and  the  content  specialty  test.  Provided  that  the
requirements of this subdivision shall not apply after April 30, 2016.
  3.  Any  candidate for a certificate in the classroom teaching service
that has achieved a satisfactory level of performance on the edTPA shall
be deemed to have met the requirements of the  elementary  or  secondary
assessment  of  teaching skills-written test pursuant to subdivision two
of this section.
  4. The education department is authorized and  required  to  take  all
necessary  actions  to expeditiously establish additional test dates for
the elementary assessment of teaching skills-written test and  secondary
assessment of teaching skills-written test.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02252-01-5

Co-Sponsors

S4037A - Details

Law Section:
Education
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
S7532

S4037A - Summary

Relates to candidates for certificates in the classroom teaching service.

S4037A - Sponsor Memo

S4037A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4037--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 26, 2015
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to provide for the initial issuance of certificates in the class-
  room teaching service

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

  Section 1. 1. No candidate for an initial certificate in the classroom
teaching  service  shall  be  required  to take the edTPA portion of the
state teacher certificate examination and no candidate shall be required
to achieve satisfactory levels of performance on the  edTPA  portion  of
the  state  teacher  certificate  examinations  in order to receive such
certificate until April 30, 2017.
  2. For candidates that have not received an initial certificate in the
classroom teaching service by April 30, 2016, the  education  department
shall  require  that  such  candidate  achieve  satisfactory  levels  of
performance on  the  elementary  or  secondary  assessment  of  teaching
skills-written  test;  academic  literary  skills  test;  educating  all
students test;  and  the  content  specialty  test.  Provided  that  the
requirements of this subdivision shall not apply after April 30, 2017.
  3.  Any  candidate for a certificate in the classroom teaching service
that has achieved a satisfactory level of performance on the edTPA shall
be deemed to have met the requirements of the  elementary  or  secondary
assessment  of  teaching skills-written test pursuant to subdivision two
of this section.
  4. The education department is authorized and  required  to  take  all
necessary  actions  to expeditiously establish additional test dates for
the elementary assessment of teaching skills-written test and  secondary
assessment of teaching skills-written test.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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

senate Bill S6482

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Designates a portion of the state highway system in the city of Saratoga Springs, county of Saratoga as the "Assemblyman Robert D'Andrea Bridge"

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Archive: Last 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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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 28, 2016 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 07, 2016 advanced to third reading
Mar 02, 2016 2nd report cal.
Mar 01, 2016 1st report cal.281
Jan 19, 2016 referred to transportation

Co-Sponsors

S6482 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9779
Law Section:
Highway Law
Laws Affected:
Add §342-vvv, Hway L

S6482 - Summary

Designates a portion of the state highway system in the city of Saratoga Springs, county of Saratoga as the "Assemblyman Robert D'Andrea Bridge".

S6482 - Sponsor Memo

S6482 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6482

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 19, 2016
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the highway law, in relation to designating a portion of
  the  state  highway  system in the city of Saratoga Springs, county of
  Saratoga as the "Assemblyman Robert D'Andrea Bridge"

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

  Section  1. The highway law is amended by adding a new section 342-vvv
to read as follows:
  S 342-VVV. PORTION OF THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM TO BE DESIGNATED AS THE
"ASSEMBLYMAN ROBERT D'ANDREA BRIDGE". THE OVERPASS AT EXIT 14  OF  ROUTE
87  NORTH  WHICH  CROSSES  385-415  UNION AVENUE (NYS 9P) IN THE CITY OF
SARATOGA SPRINGS, COUNTY OF SARATOGA, SHALL BE DESIGNATED AND  KNOWN  AS
THE "ASSEMBLYMAN ROBERT D'ANDREA BRIDGE".
  S  2. The commissioner of transportation shall provide for the instal-
lation and maintenance of adequate signing of the state  highway  system
as  designated  pursuant  to  section one of this act; provided that, to
avoid any confusion and to limit any possible  disruption  of  commerce,
the  designation called for pursuant to section one of this act shall be
one of ceremonial nature and the official name of  such  overpass  shall
not be changed as a result of this act.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.





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senate Bill S4583A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Removes Hylan Boulevard from Bus Rapid Transit Phase I for purposes of video monitoring of restricted bus lanes and owner liability for violations of such restrictions

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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
Jun 08, 2016 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 01, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.1239
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 19, 2016 print number 4583a
amend and recommit to transportation
Jan 06, 2016 referred to transportation
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 16, 2015 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1664
committee discharged and committed to rules
Mar 30, 2015 referred to transportation

S4583 - Details

Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1111-c, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
S7161

S4583 - Summary

Removes Hylan Boulevard from Bus Rapid Transit Phase I for purposes of video monitoring of restricted bus lanes and owner liability for violations of such restrictions.

S4583 - Sponsor Memo

S4583 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4583

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 30, 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 vehicle and traffic law,  in  relation  to  removing
  Hylan  Boulevard  from Bus Rapid Transit Phase I for purposes of owner
  liability for failure to comply with bus lane restrictions

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  4  of subdivision (c) of section 1111-c of the
vehicle and traffic law, as added by section 9 of part II of chapter  59
of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
  4.  "Bus  Rapid  Transit Phase I plan" shall mean the following [five]
FOUR bus rapid transit routes as designated by the New York city depart-
ment of transportation:  Fordham  Road,  First/Second  Avenue,  Nostrand
Avenue,  Thirty-Fourth  Street,  [Hylan  Boulevard,] and an undesignated
route in the borough of Queens not to exceed ten miles. For purposes  of
the  Fordham  Road  and First/Second Avenue routes, the authorization of
this pilot program is limited to the designated bus lanes as mapped  and
posted  on the official metropolitan transportation authority website as
of June seventeenth, two thousand ten. Such designated bus  lanes  shall
not be extended, shifted to another roadway or altered in any other way.
Provided,  however,  that nothing shall prohibit the alteration or addi-
tion of any bus stops within such mapped routes.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately, provided that the  amend-
ment  to paragraph 4 of subdivision (c) of section 1111-c of the vehicle
and traffic law, made by section one of this act, shall not  affect  the
repeal of such section and shall be deemed repealed therewith.


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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02095-01-5

S4583A - Details

Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1111-c, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
S7161

S4583A - Summary

Removes Hylan Boulevard from Bus Rapid Transit Phase I for purposes of video monitoring of restricted bus lanes and owner liability for violations of such restrictions.

S4583A - Sponsor Memo

S4583A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4583--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 30, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation  --  recom-
  mitted  to  the  Committee on Transportation 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 vehicle and traffic law, in relation to removing
  Hylan Boulevard from Bus Rapid Transit Phase I for purposes  of  owner
  liability for failure to comply with bus lane restrictions

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

  Section 1. Paragraph 4 of subdivision (c) of  section  1111-c  of  the
vehicle  and traffic law, as amended by chapter 239 of the laws of 2015,
is amended to read as follows:
  4. "Bus Rapid Transit Phase I plan" shall mean  the  following  [five]
FOUR bus rapid transit routes as designated by the New York city depart-
ment  of  transportation:  Fordham  Road,  First/Second Avenue, Nostrand
Avenue, Thirty-Fourth Street, [Hylan  Boulevard,]  and  an  undesignated
route in the borough of Queens not to exceed ten miles.
  S  2. This act shall take effect immediately, provided that the amend-
ment to paragraph 4 of subdivision (c) of section 1111-c of the  vehicle
and  traffic  law, made by section one of this act, shall not affect the
repeal of such section and shall be deemed repealed therewith.




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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02095-02-6

senate Bill S4345A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Increases the amount of money a public retirement system retiree may earn in a position of public service to $50,000

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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 19, 2016 print number 4345a
amend and recommit to civil service and pensions
Jan 06, 2016 referred to civil service and pensions
Jun 25, 2015 committed to rules
Apr 23, 2015 advanced to third reading
Apr 22, 2015 2nd report cal.
Apr 21, 2015 1st report cal.340
Mar 16, 2015 referred to civil service and pensions

S4345 - Details

Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §212, R & SS L

S4345 - Summary

Increases the amount of money a public retirement system retiree may earn in a position of public service in the year 2016 and thereafter to $50,000.

S4345 - Sponsor Memo

S4345 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4345

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 16, 2015
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the retirement and social security law, in  relation  to
  increasing the retiree public earnings cap

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 212 of the retirement  and  social
security  law,  as amended by chapter 74 of the laws of 2006, is amended
to read as follows:
  2. The earning limitations for retired persons in positions of  public
service  under  this  section  shall be in accordance with the following
table:

        For the year                               Earnings limitation
        1996                                       $12,500
        1997                                       $13,500
        1998                                       $14,500
        1999                                       $15,500
        2000                                       $17,000
        2001                                       $18,500
        2002                                       $20,000
        2003                                       $25,000
        2004                                       $27,500
        2005 and 2006                              $27,500
        2007 [and thereafter] THROUGH 2014         $30,000
        2015 AND THEREAFTER                        $50,000
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09946-01-5

S4345A - Details

Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §212, R & SS L

S4345A - Summary

Increases the amount of money a public retirement system retiree may earn in a position of public service in the year 2016 and thereafter to $50,000.

S4345A - Sponsor Memo

S4345A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4345--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 16, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions
  -- recommitted to the Committee  on  Civil  Service  and  Pensions  in
  accordance  with  Senate  Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN  ACT  to amend the retirement and social security law, in relation to
  increasing the retiree public earnings cap

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision 2 of section 212 of the retirement and social
security law, as amended by chapter 74 of the laws of 2006,  is  amended
to read as follows:
  2.  The earning limitations for retired persons in positions of public
service under this section shall be in  accordance  with  the  following
table:

        For the year                               Earnings limitation
        1996                                       $12,500
        1997                                       $13,500
        1998                                       $14,500
        1999                                       $15,500
        2000                                       $17,000
        2001                                       $18,500
        2002                                       $20,000
        2003                                       $25,000
        2004                                       $27,500
        2005 and 2006                              $27,500
        2007 [and thereafter] THROUGH 2015         $30,000
        2016 AND THEREAFTER                        $50,000
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09946-02-6

senate Bill S3853A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Provides for the application of the veterans' real property tax exemptions in the city of New York

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 19, 2016 print number 3853a
amend and recommit to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Jan 06, 2016 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Feb 20, 2015 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

Co-Sponsors

S3853 - Details

Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§458 & 458-a, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S3872A
2011-2012: S6523A

S3853 - Summary

Provides for the application of the veterans' real property tax exemptions in cities having a population of one million or more.

S3853 - Sponsor Memo

S3853 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3853

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 20, 2015
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to real  property
  tax  exemptions  for  property  in  cities  having a population of one
  million or more and owned by certain veterans or their family members

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

  Section  1.  Paragraphs 2 and 3 of subdivision 1 of section 458 of the
real property tax law, paragraph 2 as amended by chapter 425 of the laws
of 2014 and paragraph 3 as amended by chapter 733 of the laws  of  1959,
are amended to read as follows:
  (2)  Except  as  provided in subdivision five of this section, no such
exemption on account of eligible funds paid on account  of  military  or
naval  services  rendered by an individual shall be allowed in excess of
seven thousand five hundred dollars; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, IN A CITY WITH A
POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE, AN EXEMPTION ON ACCOUNT  OF  ELIGIBLE
FUNDS PAID ON ACCOUNT OF MILITARY OR NAVAL SERVICES RENDERED BY AN INDI-
VIDUAL SHALL EQUAL FORTY PERCENT OF ELIGIBLE FUNDS, BUT IN NO CASE SHALL
SUCH  EXEMPTION  BE  ALLOWED  IN EXCESS OF TWO THOUSAND DOLLARS. For the
purposes of this subdivision any established exemption, or newly claimed
exemption, or an aggregate thereof, as the case may be, in excess of any
multiple of fifty dollars shall be regarded as being the nearest  multi-
ple  of  fifty dollars and allowed in such amount. If the amount of such
exemption has no nearest multiple of fifty dollars, it shall be regarded
as being the next higher multiple of fifty dollars and allowed  in  such
amount.  The  mingling  of such eligible funds with other funds or their
retention by the United States for insurance premiums shall not bar  the
granting of a claim for such exemption.
  (3)  If  the assessors are satisfied that the applicant is entitled to
any exemption, they shall make appropriate entries upon the  assessment-

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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01388-01-5

Co-Sponsors

S3853A - Details

Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§458 & 458-a, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S3872A
2011-2012: S6523A

S3853A - Summary

Provides for the application of the veterans' real property tax exemptions in cities having a population of one million or more.

S3853A - Sponsor Memo

S3853A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3853--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 20, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. LANZA, AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when  printed  to  be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland
  Security and Military Affairs  --  recommitted  to  the  Committee  on
  Veterans,  Homeland  Security  and Military Affairs in accordance with
  Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to real property
  tax exemptions for property in  cities  having  a  population  of  one
  million or more and owned by certain veterans or their family members

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

  Section 1. Paragraphs 2 and 3 of subdivision 1 of section 458  of  the
real property tax law, paragraph 2 as amended by chapter 425 of the laws
of  2014  and paragraph 3 as amended by chapter 733 of the laws of 1959,
are amended to read as follows:
  (2) Except as provided in subdivision five of this  section,  no  such
exemption  on  account  of eligible funds paid on account of military or
naval services rendered by an individual shall be allowed in  excess  of
seven thousand five hundred dollars; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, IN A CITY WITH A
POPULATION  OF  ONE MILLION OR MORE, AN EXEMPTION ON ACCOUNT OF ELIGIBLE
FUNDS PAID ON ACCOUNT OF MILITARY OR NAVAL SERVICES RENDERED BY AN INDI-
VIDUAL SHALL EQUAL FORTY PERCENT OF ELIGIBLE FUNDS, BUT IN NO CASE SHALL
SUCH EXEMPTION BE ALLOWED IN EXCESS OF TWO  THOUSAND  DOLLARS.  For  the
purposes of this subdivision any established exemption, or newly claimed
exemption, or an aggregate thereof, as the case may be, in excess of any
multiple  of fifty dollars shall be regarded as being the nearest multi-
ple of fifty dollars and allowed in such amount. If the amount  of  such
exemption has no nearest multiple of fifty dollars, it shall be regarded
as  being  the next higher multiple of fifty dollars and allowed in such
amount. The mingling of such eligible funds with other  funds  or  their

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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01388-02-6

senate Bill S5894A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to health care and wellness education and outreach programs for preventing sudden cardiac arrest among student athletes

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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 19, 2016 print number 5894a
amend and recommit to health
Jan 06, 2016 referred to health
Jun 10, 2015 referred to rules

S5894 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8107A
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §207, Pub Health L

S5894 - Summary

Relates to health care and wellness education and outreach programs for preventing sudden cardiac arrest among student athletes including recommending evidenced-based best practices for health certificates required pursuant to the education law, screening exams required for participation in interscholastic athletics, and information for students and their parents and guardians regarding sudden cardiac arrest.

S5894 - Sponsor Memo

S5894 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5894

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 10, 2015
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to  health  care  and
  wellness education and outreach programs for preventing sudden cardiac
  arrest among student athletes

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 207 of the public  health  law  is
amended by adding a new paragraph (l) to read as follows:
  (L)  PREVENTING  SUDDEN CARDIAC ARREST AMONG STUDENTS PARTICIPATING IN
SCHOOL SPORTING  EVENTS,  INCLUDING  RECOMMENDING  EVIDENCED-BASED  BEST
PRACTICES  FOR  HEALTH  CERTIFICATES  REQUIRED  PURSUANT TO SECTION NINE
HUNDRED THREE OF THE EDUCATION LAW, SCREENING EXAMS REQUIRED FOR PARTIC-
IPATION IN INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETICS, AND INFORMATION FOR  STUDENTS  AND
THEIR  PARENTS AND GUARDIANS REGARDING SUDDEN CARDIAC ARREST. SUCH MATE-
RIALS SHALL BE DEVELOPED IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF  EDUCA-
TION, THE MEDICAL SOCIETY OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, THE NEW YORK CHAPTER
OF  THE  AMERICAN  ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS, AND THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCI-
ATION, AND SHALL INCLUDE AN EXPLANATION OF SUDDEN  CARDIAC  ARREST,  ITS
INCIDENCE  AMONG STUDENT ATHLETES, A DESCRIPTION OF EARLY WARNING SIGNS,
AND AN OVERVIEW OF THE OPTIONS THAT ARE PRIVATELY  AVAILABLE  TO  SCREEN
FOR  CARDIAC CONDITIONS THAT MAY LEAD TO SUDDEN CARDIAC ARREST INCLUDING
A STATEMENT ABOUT THE LIMITATIONS OF THESE OPTIONS.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11386-01-5

S5894A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8107A
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §207, Pub Health L

S5894A - Summary

Relates to health care and wellness education and outreach programs for preventing sudden cardiac arrest among student athletes including recommending evidenced-based best practices for health certificates required pursuant to the education law, screening exams required for participation in interscholastic athletics, and information for students and their parents and guardians regarding sudden cardiac arrest.

S5894A - Sponsor Memo

S5894A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5894--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 10, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules  --  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 public health law, in relation to health care and
  wellness education and outreach programs for preventing sudden cardiac
  arrest among student athletes

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  1 of section 207 of the public health law is
amended by adding a new paragraph (m) to read as follows:
  (M) PREVENTING SUDDEN CARDIAC ARREST AMONG STUDENTS  PARTICIPATING  IN
SCHOOL  SPORTING  EVENTS,  INCLUDING  RECOMMENDING  EVIDENCED-BASED BEST
PRACTICES FOR HEALTH CERTIFICATES  REQUIRED  PURSUANT  TO  SECTION  NINE
HUNDRED THREE OF THE EDUCATION LAW, SCREENING EXAMS REQUIRED FOR PARTIC-
IPATION  IN  INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETICS, AND INFORMATION FOR STUDENTS AND
THEIR PARENTS AND GUARDIANS REGARDING SUDDEN CARDIAC ARREST. SUCH  MATE-
RIALS  SHALL BE DEVELOPED IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF EDUCA-
TION, THE MEDICAL SOCIETY OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, THE NEW YORK CHAPTER
OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS, AND THE  AMERICAN  HEART  ASSOCI-
ATION,  AND  SHALL  INCLUDE AN EXPLANATION OF SUDDEN CARDIAC ARREST, ITS
INCIDENCE AMONG STUDENT ATHLETES, A DESCRIPTION OF EARLY WARNING  SIGNS,
AND  AN  OVERVIEW  OF THE OPTIONS THAT ARE PRIVATELY AVAILABLE TO SCREEN
FOR CARDIAC CONDITIONS THAT MAY LEAD TO SUDDEN CARDIAC ARREST  INCLUDING
A STATEMENT ABOUT THE LIMITATIONS OF THESE OPTIONS.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11386-02-6

senate Bill S4660A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to exemptions from real property taxes for senior citizens

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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 19, 2016 print number 4660a
amend and recommit to aging
Jan 06, 2016 referred to aging
Apr 01, 2015 referred to aging

S4660 - Details

Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §467, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S3595A
2011-2012: S4365A
2009-2010: A7934

S4660 - Summary

Authorizes localities to provide for an additional real property tax exemption for senior citizens who meet the income eligibility limits and other criteria to the extent of sixty percent of the assessed valuation of such real property.

S4660 - Sponsor Memo

S4660 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4660

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 1, 2015
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to  providing  an
  additional real property tax exemption for certain senior citizens

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

  Section 1. Section 467 of the real property  tax  law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision 1-a to read as follows:
  1-A.  (A)  ANY  LOCAL LAW, ORDINANCE OR RESOLUTION ADOPTED PURSUANT TO
PARAGRAPH (A) OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION MAY BE  AMENDED,  OR  A
LOCAL  LAW,  ORDINANCE  OR  RESOLUTION  MAY  BE  ADOPTED,  TO PROVIDE AN
EXEMPTION TO THE EXTENT OF SIXTY PERCENT OF THE  ASSESSED  VALUATION  OF
REAL  PROPERTY  IF THE INCOME OF THE OWNER OR THE COMBINED INCOME OF THE
OWNERS OF THE PROPERTY FOR THE INCOME TAX YEAR IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING THE
DATE OF MAKING APPLICATION FOR AN EXEMPTION EXCEEDS  THE  SUM  OF  THREE
THOUSAND DOLLARS, OR SUCH OTHER SUM NOT LESS THAN THREE THOUSAND DOLLARS
BUT  NOT  MORE  THAN  TWENTY-TWO  THOUSAND DOLLARS, WHILE SATISFYING ALL
OTHER ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA ESTABLISHED  PURSUANT  TO  THIS  SECTION.  NO
OWNER  OR  OWNERS  OF  PROPERTY ELIGIBLE FOR A REDUCTION IN THE ASSESSED
VALUATION PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL BE ELIGIBLE FOR  A  FURTHER
EXEMPTION PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION.
  (B)  ANY  LOCAL LAW, ORDINANCE OR RESOLUTION ADOPTED PURSUANT TO PARA-
GRAPH (A) OF THIS SUBDIVISION MAY BE AMENDED, OR A LOCAL LAW,  ORDINANCE
OR  RESOLUTION MAY BE ADOPTED, TO PROVIDE AN EXEMPTION SO AS TO INCREASE
THE MAXIMUM INCOME ELIGIBILITY LEVEL OF SUCH  MUNICIPAL  CORPORATION  AS
PROVIDED IN THIS SUBDIVISION (REPRESENTED IN THE HEREINBELOW SCHEDULE AS
M) TO THE EXTENT PROVIDED IN THE FOLLOWING SCHEDULE:

ANNUAL INCOME          PERCENTAGE OF ASSESSED VALUATION
                             EXEMPT FROM TAXATION

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01129-01-5

S4660A - Details

Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §467, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S3595A
2011-2012: S4365A
2009-2010: A7934

S4660A - Summary

Authorizes localities to provide for an additional real property tax exemption for senior citizens who meet the income eligibility limits and other criteria to the extent of sixty percent of the assessed valuation of such real property.

S4660A - Sponsor Memo

S4660A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4660--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 1, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Aging  --  recommitted  to
  the  Committee  on  Aging  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 real property tax law, in relation to providing an
  additional real property tax exemption for certain senior citizens

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

  Section  1.  Section  467  of  the real property tax law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 1-a to read as follows:
  1-A. (A) ANY LOCAL LAW, ORDINANCE OR RESOLUTION  ADOPTED  PURSUANT  TO
PARAGRAPH  (A)  OF  SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION MAY BE AMENDED, OR A
LOCAL LAW, ORDINANCE  OR  RESOLUTION  MAY  BE  ADOPTED,  TO  PROVIDE  AN
EXEMPTION  TO  THE  EXTENT OF SIXTY PERCENT OF THE ASSESSED VALUATION OF
REAL PROPERTY IF THE INCOME OF THE OWNER OR THE COMBINED INCOME  OF  THE
OWNERS OF THE PROPERTY FOR THE INCOME TAX YEAR IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING THE
DATE  OF  MAKING  APPLICATION  FOR AN EXEMPTION EXCEEDS THE SUM OF THREE
THOUSAND DOLLARS, OR SUCH OTHER SUM NOT LESS THAN THREE THOUSAND DOLLARS
BUT NOT MORE THAN TWENTY-TWO  THOUSAND  DOLLARS,  WHILE  SATISFYING  ALL
OTHER  ELIGIBILITY  CRITERIA  ESTABLISHED  PURSUANT  TO THIS SECTION. NO
OWNER OR OWNERS OF PROPERTY ELIGIBLE FOR A  REDUCTION  IN  THE  ASSESSED
VALUATION  PURSUANT  TO THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL BE ELIGIBLE FOR A FURTHER
EXEMPTION PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION.
  (B) ANY LOCAL LAW, ORDINANCE OR RESOLUTION ADOPTED PURSUANT  TO  PARA-
GRAPH  (A) OF THIS SUBDIVISION MAY BE AMENDED, OR A LOCAL LAW, ORDINANCE
OR RESOLUTION MAY BE ADOPTED, TO PROVIDE AN EXEMPTION SO AS TO  INCREASE
THE  MAXIMUM  INCOME  ELIGIBILITY LEVEL OF SUCH MUNICIPAL CORPORATION AS
PROVIDED IN THIS SUBDIVISION (REPRESENTED IN THE HEREINBELOW SCHEDULE AS
M) TO THE EXTENT PROVIDED IN THE FOLLOWING SCHEDULE:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01129-03-6

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