senate Bill S6979

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Provides for the repeal of subdivision 8 of section 4-104 of the election law, relating to the amount paid to lease a polling station

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor
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Jun 01, 2016 signed chap.43
May 20, 2016 delivered to governor
May 18, 2016 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.731
substituted for s6979
May 18, 2016 substituted by a7597
May 11, 2016 advanced to third reading
May 10, 2016 2nd report cal.
May 09, 2016 1st report cal.731
Mar 11, 2016 referred to elections

S6979 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7597
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §4-104 sub 8, amd §4-104, El L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
A7597

S6979 - Summary

Relates to the amount paid to lease a polling station.

S6979 - Sponsor Memo

S6979 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6979

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 11, 2016
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to repeal subdivision 8 of section 4-104  of  the  election  law,
  relating to the amount paid to lease a polling station

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 8 of section  4-104  of  the  election  law  is
REPEALED and subdivision 9 is renumbered subdivision 8.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.









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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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senate Bill S6978

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to prohibiting the distribution without charge of electronic cigarettes to minors

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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Jun 09, 2016 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1630
committee discharged and committed to rules
Mar 11, 2016 referred to health

S6978 - Details

Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1399-bb, Pub Health L

S6978 - Summary

Relates to prohibiting the distribution without charge of electronic cigarettes to minors; requires such distribution be made only to an individual who demonstrates, through a driver's license or other photographic identification card issued by a government entity or educational institution indicating that the individual is at least eighteen years of age.

S6978 - Sponsor Memo

S6978 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6978

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 11, 2016
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation  to  prohibiting  the
  distribution without charge of electronic cigarettes to minors

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

  Section 1. The section heading and subdivision 4 of section 1399-bb of
the public health law, as amended by chapter 508 of the  laws  of  2000,
are amended to read as follows:
  Distribution  of  tobacco  products,  ELECTRONIC  CIGARETTES or herbal
cigarettes without charge.
  4. NO PERSON ENGAGED IN THE BUSINESS OF SELLING OR OTHERWISE  DISTRIB-
UTING  ELECTRONIC  CIGARETTES  FOR  COMMERCIAL PURPOSES, OR ANY AGENT OR
EMPLOYEE OF SUCH PERSON, SHALL KNOWINGLY, IN FURTHERANCE OF  SUCH  BUSI-
NESS,  DISTRIBUTE  WITHOUT CHARGE ANY ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES TO ANY INDI-
VIDUAL UNDER EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE.
  5. The distribution of tobacco products or herbal cigarettes  pursuant
to subdivision two of this section OR THE DISTRIBUTION WITHOUT CHARGE OF
ELECTRONIC  CIGARETTES  shall  be  made only to an individual who demon-
strates, through a driver's license or other photographic identification
card issued by a government entity or educational institution indicating
that the individual is at least eighteen years of age. Such  identifica-
tion need not be required of any individual who reasonably appears to be
at  least twenty-five years of age; provided, however, that such appear-
ance shall not constitute a defense in any proceeding alleging the  sale
of  a  tobacco  product, ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE or herbal cigarette OR THE
DISTRIBUTION WITHOUT CHARGE OF ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES to an individual.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



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                                                           LBD14498-01-6

senate Bill S6977

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Allows a plaintiff to have a small claims court hearing in the municipality in which the claim arose

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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 11, 2016 referred to judiciary

S6977 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4784
Law Section:
New York City Civil Court Act
Laws Affected:
Amd §1801, NYC Civ Ct Act; amd §1801, UCCA; amd §1801, UDCA; amd §1801, UJCA
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A4452, S2896
2011-2012: A10005, S2876

S6977 - Summary

Allows a plaintiff to have a small claims court hearing in the municipality in which the claim arose.

S6977 - Sponsor Memo

S6977 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6977

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 11, 2016
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the New York city civil  court  act,  the  uniform  city
  court  act,  the  uniform  district  court act and the uniform justice
  court act, in relation to the location of a small claims proceeding

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

  Section  1.    Section  1801  of the New York city civil court act, as
amended by chapter 65 of the  laws  of  2010,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  S 1801. Small claims defined. The term "small claim" or "small claims"
as used in this act shall mean and include any cause of action for money
only  not  in  excess of five thousand dollars exclusive of interest and
costs, or any action commenced by a party aggrieved  by  an  arbitration
award  rendered  pursuant to part 137 of the rules of the chief adminis-
trator of the courts (22 NYCRR Part 137) in which the amount in  dispute
does  not  exceed  five  thousand  dollars,  provided that the defendant
either resides, or has an office for the transaction of  business  or  a
regular employment, OR THE CLAIM AROSE within the city of New York.
  S 2. Section 1801 of the uniform city court act, as amended by chapter
65 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
S 1801. Small claims defined.
  The  term  "small  claim"  or "small claims" as used in this act shall
mean and include any cause of action for money only  not  in  excess  of
five  thousand  dollars  exclusive  of interest and costs, or any action
commenced by a party aggrieved by an arbitration award rendered pursuant
to part 137 of the rules of the chief administrator of  the  courts  (22
NYCRR  Part  137) in which the amount in dispute does not exceed $5,000,
provided that the defendant either resides, or has  an  office  for  the
transaction  of  business  or  a  regular employment, OR THE CLAIM AROSE
within the county.
  S 3. Section 1801 of the uniform district court  act,  as  amended  by
chapter 65 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
S 1801. Small claims defined.

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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

senate Bill S6976

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Requires certain municipalities to conduct an environmental impact review

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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 11, 2016 referred to transportation

S6976 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9543
Law Section:
Metropolitan Transportation Authority

S6976 - Summary

Provides that any municipality that is served by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and initiates a comprehensive zoning plan that is designed in relation to its proximity and accessibility to a transportation hub, where more than 4 subway/bus lines converge, shall conduct an environmental impact review to determine if such transportation systems can assimilate increased ridership.

S6976 - Sponsor Memo

S6976 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6976

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 11, 2016
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to require an environmental impact review in certain instances

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

  Section  1. Notwithstanding any law, rule or regulation to the contra-
ry, any municipality that is served by the  Metropolitan  Transportation
Authority  and initiates a comprehensive zoning plan that is designed in
relation to its proximity and  accessibility  to  a  transportation  hub
where more than 4 subway or bus lines converge shall conduct an environ-
mental  impact  review  subject  to the provisions of the state environ-
mental quality review act under article 8 of the environmental conserva-
tion  law  and  its  implementing  regulations,  to  determine  if  such
transportation systems can assimilate increased ridership.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.







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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14607-02-6

senate Bill S6975

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the humane destruction or other disposition of certain animals

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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 11, 2016 referred to agriculture

Co-Sponsors

S6975 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10316
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§117 & 374, Ag & Mkts L

S6975 - Summary

Relates to the humane destruction or other disposition of certain animals by shelters; requires animals to be made available for adoption for 90 days unless a veterinarian certifies that such animal should be humanely destroyed for health reasons.

S6975 - Sponsor Memo

S6975 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6975

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 11, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. GOLDEN, HAMILTON -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Agriculture

AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets  law,  in  relation  to  the
  humane  destruction  or other disposition of certain animals by a duly
  incorporated humane society or society for the prevention  of  cruelty
  to animals, dog control officer, or any police officer

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions 6, 7, 7-a, 8, 9 and 11 of section 117  of  the
agriculture and markets law, such section as renumbered by section 12 of
part  T  of  chapter  59 of the laws of 2010, subdivision 6, 9 and 11 as
added by chapter 220 of the laws of 1978, subdivision 7  as  amended  by
section  13 of part T of chapter 59 of the laws of 2010, subdivision 7-a
as amended by chapter 83 of the  laws  of  2011  and  subdivision  8  as
amended  by  chapter  221  of  the  laws of 1978, are amended to read as
follows:
  6. Promptly upon seizure of any identified dog, the owner of record of
such dog shall be notified  personally  or  by  certified  mail,  return
receipt requested, of the facts of seizure and the procedure for redemp-
tion.  If notification is personally given, such dog shall be held for a
period of seven days after day of notice, during which  period  the  dog
may be redeemed by the owner. If such notification is made by mail, such
dog  shall  be  held for a period of nine days from the date of mailing,
during which period the dog may be redeemed  by  the  owner.  In  either
case, the owner may redeem such dog upon payment of the impoundment fees
prescribed  by  subdivision  four of this section and by producing proof
that the dog has been licensed, PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT THE NOTIFICATION
REQUIREMENTS AND REDEMPTION RIGHTS  PROVIDED  BY  THIS  SUBDIVISION  ARE
INAPPLICABLE IF THE OWNER RELINQUISHED POSSESSION AND CONTROL OF THE DOG
PURSUANT  TO  SUBDIVISION  ONE  OF SECTION THREE HUNDRED SEVENTY-FOUR OF
THIS CHAPTER AND SUCH DOG SHALL BE MADE AVAILABLE FOR  ADOPTION  SUBJECT
TO  SUBDIVISION  SEVEN,  SEVEN-A,  EIGHT  AND  NINE  OF THIS SECTION AND
SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISIONS TWO AND THREE OF SECTION THREE
HUNDRED SEVENTY-FOUR OF THIS CHAPTER.

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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

senate Bill S6974

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Requires duly incorporated humane society, pound or shelter to make reasonable efforts to locate the owner of certain animals or provide for the fostering or adoption of such animals

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  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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Mar 11, 2016 referred to agriculture

Co-Sponsors

S6974 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10306
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§117 & 374, Ag & Mkts L

S6974 - Summary

Requires duly incorporated humane society, pound or shelter to make reasonable efforts to locate the owner of certain animals or provide for the fostering or adoption of such animals; provides that such efforts shall include, but not be limited to, checking such animals for identification, social media, placing a photograph and general description, and other identifying information on the internet.

S6974 - Sponsor Memo

S6974 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6974

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 11, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. GOLDEN, HAMILTON -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Agriculture

AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to  requir-
  ing  reasonable  efforts  be made in determining the owners of certain
  animals

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  7-a  of  section  117 of the agriculture and
markets law, as amended by chapter 83 of the laws of 2011, is amended to
read as follows:
  7-a. Any animal in the custody of a pound or shelter shall, AFTER  THE
EXPIRATION  OF  THE APPROPRIATE REDEMPTION PERIOD PRESCRIBED BY SUBDIVI-
SIONS SIX, EIGHT AND NINE OF THIS SECTION AND SUBJECT TO THE  PROVISIONS
OF SECTION THREE HUNDRED SEVENTY-FOUR OF THIS CHAPTER, be made available
for  adoption  PURSUANT  TO THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISION TWO OF SECTION
THREE HUNDRED SEVENTY-FOUR OF THIS  CHAPTER  or  euthanized  subject  to
[subdivisions  six,  eight  and nine of this section and subject to] the
provisions of section three hundred seventy-four of this chapter  [after
the  time  for  redemption  has  expired];  provided, however, that such
release may be made to another such pound, duly incorporated society for
the prevention of cruelty to animals, duly incorporated  humane  society
or  duly incorporated animal protective association for the sole purpose
of placing such animal in an adoptive home, when such action is  reason-
ably believed to improve the opportunity for adoption.
  S  2. Subdivision 2 of section 374 of the agriculture and markets law,
as amended by chapter 449 of the laws of 2010, is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  2.  In  the absence of such findings or certification, a duly incorpo-
rated humane society, a duly incorporated society for the prevention  of
cruelty  to  animals,  or  any  pound maintained by or under contract or
agreement with any county, city, town or village [may after  five  days]
SHALL,  AFTER  THE  EXPIRATION OF FIVE DAYS OR THE APPLICABLE REDEMPTION
PERIOD PRESCRIBED BY SUBDIVISIONS SIX, EIGHT AND  NINE  OF  SECTION  ONE
HUNDRED  SEVENTEEN  OF THIS CHAPTER, WHICHEVER IS LONGER, make available

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Senator Michael H. Ranzenhofer has backed a new plan in the New York State Senate to create broad-based tax cut initiatives to provide billions of dollars in tax relief to the middle class, seniors, and small businesses. 

The plan creates a new 25 percent rate reduction for middle class taxpayers, new tax savings to prevent seniors from leaving New York, and significant tax cuts for small businesses, farms, and other job creators.

Cutting Middle Class Tax Rates to the Lowest Level in 70 Years

Undercover video footage reveals Herbalife’s “Hunters” aimed at swindling low-income people out of thousands of dollars 

Legislation would increase oversight and require disclosure from multilevel distribution companies, as well as strengthen protections for potential sellers 

Senator Ruben Diaz announces the celebration of the 6th “Abrazo Garifuna in New York”

PRESS RELEASE 
March 10, 2016 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

Senator Rubén Díaz announces the celebration of the 6th “Abrazo Garifuna in New York” 

Bronx, NY-Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz, in conjunction with New York State Assemblymen Marcos Crespo, Luis Sepulveda, Michael Blake and newly-elected City Council Member Rafael Salamanca, will celebrate the 6th “Abrazo Garifuna in New York.”  This event will honor the contributions of the Garifuna-Americans to the State and City of New York .   

assembly Bill A9534

Vetoed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Designates employees of the village court of the village of Port Chester serving as uniformed court officers as peace officers

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor
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Sep 29, 2016 vetoed memo.217
Sep 20, 2016 delivered to governor
Jun 16, 2016 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.402
substituted for a9534
Jun 16, 2016 substituted by s6578
Jun 15, 2016 ordered to third reading rules cal.402
rules report cal.402
reported
Jun 14, 2016 reported referred to rules
Mar 10, 2016 referred to codes

A9534 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6578
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2.10, CP L

A9534 - Summary

Designates employees of the village court of the village of Port Chester serving as uniformed court officers as peace officers.

A9534 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  9534

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 10, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. OTIS -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Codes

AN ACT to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation  to  designating
  employees  of the village court of the village of Port Chester serving
  as uniformed court officers as peace officers

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  83 of section 2.10 of the criminal procedure
law, as added by chapter 504 of the laws of 2012, is renumbered subdivi-
sion 84 and a new subdivision 85 is added to read as follows:
  85. EMPLOYEES OF THE VILLAGE COURT OF THE  VILLAGE  OF  PORT  CHESTER,
TOWN  OF RYE, SERVING AS UNIFORMED COURT OFFICERS AT SUCH VILLAGE COURT;
PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT NOTHING IN THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL BE  DEEMED  TO
AUTHORIZE SUCH OFFICER TO CARRY, POSSESS, REPAIR OR DISPOSE OF A FIREARM
UNLESS  THE  APPROPRIATE  LICENSE  THEREFOR  HAS BEEN ISSUED PURSUANT TO
SECTION 400.00 OF THE PENAL LAW.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13734-01-6

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