senate Bill S6941

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Authorizes school districts to use district funds for the installation and maintenance of wood pellet, wood chip or other biomass burning boiler systems

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  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jun 03, 2016 print number 6941a
amend and recommit to education
Mar 08, 2016 referred to education

S6941 - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3611-a, Ed L

S6941 - Summary

Authorizes school districts to use district funds for the installation and maintenance of wood pellet, wood chip or other biomass burning boiler systems.

S6941 - Sponsor Memo

S6941 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6941

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 8, 2016
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation  to  the  use  of  school
  district funds to install and maintain wood pellet, wood chip or other
  biomass burning boiler systems

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

  Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 3611-a
to read as follows:
  S 3611-A. SCHOOL DISTRICT FUNDS; SPECIAL USES. A  SCHOOL  DISTRICT  IS
AUTHORIZED  TO  USE  ANY  FUNDS  OTHERWISE  DEDICATED FOR RENOVATIONS OR
REPAIRS TO A BUILDING WITHIN THE DISTRICT TO PAY  FOR  THE  INSTALLATION
AND  MAINTENANCE  OF  A WOOD PELLET, WOOD CHIPS OR OTHER BIOMASS BURNING
BOILER SYSTEM.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.







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S6941A - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3611-a, Ed L

S6941A - Summary

Authorizes school districts to use district funds for the installation and maintenance of wood pellet, wood chip or other biomass burning boiler systems.

S6941A - Sponsor Memo

S6941A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6941--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 8, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Education  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  education law, in relation to the use of school
  district funds to install and maintain wood pellet, wood chip or other
  biomass burning boiler systems

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

  Section  1. Paragraph a of subdivision 6 of section 3602 of the educa-
tion law is amended by adding a new subparagraph 6 to read as follows:
  (6) A SCHOOL DISTRICT IS AUTHORIZED TO USE ANY FUNDS  OTHERWISE  DEDI-
CATED  FOR  RENOVATIONS  OR REPAIRS TO A BUILDING WITHIN THE DISTRICT TO
PAY FOR THE INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE OF A WOOD PELLET, WOOD CHIP  OR
OTHER BIOMASS BURNING BOILER SYSTEM.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.







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                                                           LBD13664-03-6

senate Bill S5581A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the recycling of lead-acid batteries by removing the cap on the incentive payment charged by retailers of such batteries

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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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Mar 08, 2016 print number 5581a
amend and recommit to environmental conservation
Jan 06, 2016 referred to environmental conservation
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 17, 2015 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 02, 2015 advanced to third reading
Jun 01, 2015 2nd report cal.
May 28, 2015 1st report cal.1086
May 14, 2015 referred to environmental conservation

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S5581 - Details

Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §27-1701, En Con L

S5581 - Summary

Relates to the recycling of lead-acid batteries by removing the cap on the incentive payment charged by retailers of such batteries.

S5581 - Sponsor Memo

S5581 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5581

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 14, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  O'MARA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation

AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation  to  the
  recycling of lead-acid batteries

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

  Section 1. Paragraphs a and b of subdivision 5 of section  27-1701  of
the  environmental conservation law, as added by chapter 152 of the laws
of 1990, are amended to read as follows:
  a. Any consumer purchasing a new lead-acid battery who does not return
a used lead-acid battery to the retailer at the time  of  such  purchase
shall pay such retailer a return incentive payment [of five dollars] per
lead-acid battery sold.
  b.  A  retailer  shall  refund  to a consumer the [five dollar] return
incentive payment collected pursuant  to  this  subdivision  if,  within
thirty  days of the date of the purchase of a new lead-acid battery, the
consumer returns to such retailer a used lead-acid battery.  Any  return
incentive payment not refunded to the consumer pursuant to this subdivi-
sion shall be retained by the retailer.
  S  2.  This  act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall
have become a law.




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

S5581A - Details

Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §27-1701, En Con L

S5581A - Summary

Relates to the recycling of lead-acid batteries by removing the cap on the incentive payment charged by retailers of such batteries.

S5581A - Sponsor Memo

S5581A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5581--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 14, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  O'MARA,  DeFRANCISCO,  SEWARD  --  read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Environmental Conservation -- recommitted to the Committee on Environ-
  mental  Conservation  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 environmental conservation law, in relation to the
  recycling of lead-acid batteries

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  b  of  subdivision 5 of section 27-1701 of the
environmental conservation law, as added by chapter 152 of the  laws  of
1990, is amended to read as follows:
  b.  A  retailer  shall  refund  to a consumer the [five dollar] return
incentive payment collected pursuant  to  this  subdivision  if,  within
thirty  days of the date of the purchase of a new lead-acid battery, the
consumer returns to such retailer a used lead-acid battery.  Any  return
incentive payment not refunded to the consumer pursuant to this subdivi-
sion shall be retained by the retailer.
  S  2.  This  act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall
have become a law.




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State Senator John A. DeFrancisco is once again participating in the New York State Senate Teachers of Excellence award program.  Senator DeFrancisco is asking school superintendents, principals and faculty members to nominate an educator who they feel is deserving of recognition for the New York State Senate “Teacher of Excellence” Award.  

Richmond Hill Mobile Office

Senator James Sanders Jr. will bring his mobile office to Richmond Hill where he will meet one-one-one with residents to hear their questions, issues, concerns and suggestions. Featured guests will include NYC Department of Human Resources (HRA), NYC Department of Transportation (DOT), 102nd Precinct Community Affairs (NYPD), NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), Richmond Hill Economic Development Council (RHEDC), Richmond Hill Block Association,Indo-Caribbean Alliance (ICA).
 

senate Bill S6940

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to revocable sentences of probation or conditional discharge and imprisonment

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Mar 08, 2016 referred to codes

S6940 - Details

Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §60.01, Pen L

S6940 - Summary

Relates to revocable sentences of probation or conditional discharge and imprisonment.

S6940 - Sponsor Memo

S6940 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6940

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 8, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. AKSHAR -- (at request of the Office of Court Adminis-
  tration)  --  read  twice  and ordered printed, and when printed to be
  committed to the Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation  to  revocable  sentences  of
  probation or conditional discharge and imprisonment

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (d) of subdivision 2  of  section  60.01  of  the
penal  law,  as amended by chapter 65 of the laws of 1982, is amended to
read as follows:
  (d) In any case where the court imposes a sentence of imprisonment not
in excess of sixty days[,] for a CLASS B misdemeanor, OR NOT  IN  EXCESS
OF NINETY DAYS FOR A CLASS A MISDEMEANOR, or not in excess of six months
for  a  felony or in the case of a sentence of intermittent imprisonment
not in excess of four months, it may also impose a sentence of probation
or conditional discharge provided that the term of probation  or  condi-
tional discharge together with the term of imprisonment shall not exceed
the  term  of  probation  or conditional discharge authorized by article
sixty-five of this [chapter] TITLE.  The sentence of imprisonment  shall
be a condition of and run concurrently with the sentence of probation or
conditional discharge.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
ing  the  date  on  which it shall have become a law, and shall apply to
offenses committed on or after such effective date.




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senate Bill S6939

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the sealing of petty offenses

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Mar 08, 2016 referred to codes

S6939 - Details

Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §160.55, CP L

S6939 - Summary

Relates to the sealing of petty offenses and the termination of a sentence.

S6939 - Sponsor Memo

S6939 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6939

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 8, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. AKSHAR -- (at request of the Office of Court Adminis-
  tration)  --  read  twice  and ordered printed, and when printed to be
  committed to the Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to sealing petty
  offenses

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

  Section 1. The opening paragraph of subdivision 1 of section 160.55 of
the  criminal  procedure  law,  as amended by chapter 169 of the laws of
1994, is amended to read as follows:
  Upon the termination of a criminal  action  or  proceeding  against  a
person  by  the  conviction  of such person of a traffic infraction or a
violation, other than a violation of loitering as described in paragraph
(d) [or (e)] of subdivision one of  section  160.10  of  this  [chapter]
ARTICLE  or  the  violation  of  operating a motor vehicle while ability
impaired as described in subdivision one of section eleven hundred nine-
ty-two of the vehicle and traffic law, unless the district attorney upon
motion with not less than five [days] DAYS' notice to such person or his
or her attorney demonstrates to the satisfaction of the court  that  the
interests  of  justice require otherwise, or the court on its own motion
with not less than five [days] DAYS' notice to such person or his or her
attorney determines that the interests of justice require otherwise  and
states  the  reasons  for such determination on the record, the clerk of
the court wherein such criminal  action  or  proceeding  was  terminated
shall  immediately  notify  the commissioner of the division of criminal
justice services and the heads of all appropriate police departments and
other law enforcement agencies that the action has  been  terminated  by
such  conviction;  PROVIDED,  HOWEVER,  THAT UNLESS THE COURT DETERMINES
THAT THE INTERESTS OF JUSTICE REQUIRE OTHERWISE, AN ACTION OR PROCEEDING
WHERE A SENTENCE IS IMPOSED PURSUANT TO SECTION 65.05 OF THE  PENAL  LAW
DOES  NOT  TERMINATE  UNTIL THE SATISFACTORY COMPLETION OF ANY CONDITION
IMPOSED BY THE COURT. Upon receipt of notification of such termination:
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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senate Bill S6938

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Directs the discontinuance of the Yonkers toll plaza on the New York state thruway

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  • Introduced
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  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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Mar 08, 2016 referred to transportation

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S6938 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1783
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add §354-a, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S4716, A2842
2011-2012: S1014, A2469, A9003
2009-2010: S4287, A5360

S6938 - Summary

Directs the New York state thruway authority to discontinue and remove the Yonkers toll plaza on the New York state thruway.

S6938 - Sponsor Memo

S6938 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6938

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 8, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. STEWART-COUSINS, LATIMER -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Trans-
  portation

AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to discontinuing
  the Yonkers toll plaza on the New York state thruway

  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 354-a to read as follows:
  S  354-A. YONKERS TOLL PLAZA DISCONTINUED. THE AUTHORITY SHALL DISCON-
TINUE AND REMOVE THE YONKERS TOLL PLAZA ON THE NEW YORK STATE THRUWAY.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the sixtieth  day  after  it  shall
have become a law.








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Women Making a Difference

State Senator James Sanders Jr. will be hosting a Women's History Month event entitled "Women Making a Difference," which will feature prominent female leaders from the community sharing their success stories and tips. Featured speakers include: Erica Ford, Founder & CEO of Life Camp, Inc.; Dianna Blount, Founder & Director of Beautiful Butterfly Inc.; and Nancy Martinez; entrepreneur, missionary and philanthropist. The Mistress of Ceremonies will be community activist, Silaka Cox. On site parking is available. Location is near the Q113 and Q114 buses.

L10002

Providing for the procedures to be observed at Joint Session to elect Regents

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L10002


JOINT RESOLUTION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE LEGISLATURE meeting on March 8,
2016, for the purpose of electing three Regents, providing for the
procedures to be observed at such meeting

WHEREAS, The Senate and Assembly are meeting in joint session on this
day, Tuesday, March 8, 2016, for the purpose of electing three Regents
of The University of the State of New York, pursuant to section 202 of
the Education Law; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That the procedures governing the election of such Regents
at such joint session shall be as follows:
1. The three Regents shall be elected pursuant to the provisions of
this resolution.
2. Prior to entertaining nominations for Regent, the Presiding Offi-
cer, or his or her designee, may recognize a Member of the Legislature
for the purpose of an opening statement of not more than three minutes
in duration and may recognize another Member of the Legislature for the
purpose of a second opening statement of not more than two minutes in
duration.
3. Nominations of persons for election as Regent At-Large shall be
made from the floor. There shall be one nominating speech, of not more
than five minutes in duration. There may also be seconding speeches,
each of not more than two minutes in duration, for each candidate nomi-
nated.
4. Debate on the nomination shall be permitted. No Member shall speak
in debate more than once nor for more than five minutes.
5. At the conclusion of nominations for Regent At-Large, a roll call
shall be taken of the Members of the Legislature in alphabetical order.
Each Member when voting may speak for no more than two minutes to
explain his or her vote.
6. One hundred seven votes are required for election. In the event no
person receives 107 votes, a reballot shall be conducted among all the
persons previously nominated except the person (or persons, if there be
a tie) receiving the smallest number of votes in the previous ballot. In
the event that no candidate receives 107 votes upon such reballot, addi-
tional reballots shall be conducted in the same manner until such time
as a person receives 107 votes.
7. Upon election of the Regent At-Large, the foregoing procedures
shall be repeated with respect to the nomination and election of the
Regent from the Fifth Judicial District and then from the First Judicial
District.

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Resolution Details

Law Section:
Resolutions, Joint

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