S06846 Summary:

BILL NO    S06846A

SAME AS    SAME AS A09934-A

SPONSOR    CARLUCCI

COSPNSR    

MLTSPNSR   

Add S101, Exec L; amd S375, V & T L

Requires the office of temporary and disability assistance to promulgate any
rules and regulations necessary to remove the word handicapped from any signs
or means of communication where such word appears; further requires that
anywhere where it is required that the current universal symbol of access of
figure in a wheelchair appear that such signage instead depict a logo with a
dynamic character leaning forward with a sense of movement; applies only to new
signs.
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S06846 Actions:

BILL NO    S06846A

03/19/2014 REFERRED TO SOCIAL SERVICES
05/13/2014 1ST REPORT CAL.613
05/14/2014 2ND REPORT CAL.
05/19/2014 ADVANCED TO THIRD READING 
06/02/2014 AMENDED ON THIRD READING (T) 6846A
06/17/2014 SUBSTITUTED BY A9934A
           A09934  AMEND=A  Rules (Galef)
           05/30/2014 referred to governmental operations
           06/03/2014 reported referred to rules
           06/05/2014 amend (t) and recommit to rules
           06/05/2014 print number 9934a
           06/11/2014 reported 
           06/11/2014 rules report cal.233
           06/11/2014 ordered to third reading rules cal.233
           06/16/2014 passed assembly
           06/16/2014 delivered to senate
           06/16/2014 REFERRED TO RULES
           06/17/2014 SUBSTITUTED FOR S6846A
           06/17/2014 3RD READING CAL.613
           06/17/2014 PASSED SENATE
           06/17/2014 RETURNED TO ASSEMBLY
           07/24/2014 delivered to governor
           07/25/2014 signed chap.190
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S06846 Votes:

There are no votes for this bill in this legislative session.
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S06846 Memo:

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S06846 Text:

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

                                        6846--A
           Cal. No. 613

                                   I N  S E N A T E

                                    March 19, 2014
                                      ___________

       Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
         printed to be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Social  Services  --
         reported  favorably  from  said committee, ordered to first and second
         report, ordered to a third reading,  amended  and  ordered  reprinted,
         retaining its place in the order of third reading

       AN  ACT  to  amend the executive law and the vehicle and traffic law, in
         relation to certain signs relating to accessibility and related  rules
         and regulations

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

    1    Section 1.  The executive law is amended by adding a new  section  101
    2  to read as follows:
    3    S  101.  ACCESSIBILITY,  RULES  AND  REGULATIONS.  1. THE SECRETARY OF
    4  STATE, IN CONSULTATION WITH ANY OTHER  STATE  AGENCY  HE  OR  SHE  DEEMS
    5  NECESSARY,  SHALL  PROMULGATE  ANY  RULES  AND  REGULATIONS NECESSARY TO
    6  REMOVE THE WORD "HANDICAPPED" FROM ANY SIGNS OR OTHER MEANS OF  COMMUNI-
    7  CATION WHERE SUCH WORD APPEARS.
    8    2. THE SECRETARY OF STATE, IN CONSULTATION WITH ANY OTHER STATE AGENCY
    9  HE OR SHE DEEMS NECESSARY, SHALL PROMULGATE RULES AND REGULATIONS NECES-
   10  SARY  TO REQUIRE THAT WHEREVER THE CURRENT UNIVERSAL SYMBOL OF ACCESS OF
   11  A FIGURE IN A WHEELCHAIR APPEARS, SUCH SYMBOL  SHALL  INSTEAD  DEPICT  A
   12  LOGO  WITH A DYNAMIC CHARACTER LEANING FORWARD WITH A SENSE OF MOVEMENT.
   13  SUCH LOGO SHALL BE READILY IDENTIFIABLE, SIMPLY DESIGNED WITH NO SECOND-
   14  ARY MEANING, AND PROVIDE FOR EQUIVALENT FACILITATION  AND  ACCESSIBILITY
   15  AS THE CURRENT UNIVERSAL SYMBOL OF ACCESS. THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SUBDI-
   16  VISION  SHALL ONLY APPLY TO ANY NEW SIGNS BEING INSTALLED OR REPLACED ON
   17  AND AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION.
   18    S 2. Subparagraph 2 of paragraph (b) of subdivision 20 of section  375
   19  of the vehicle and traffic law, as amended by chapter 242 of the laws of
   20  1992, is amended to read as follows:
   21    (2)  The universal handicapped symbol shall be conspicuously displayed
   22  on the exterior of every omnibus equipped with a wheelchair  lift  which
   23  transports children with disabilities. The commissioner shall promulgate
   24  regulations  regarding  the  size  and  location of such universal hand-

        EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                             [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                  LBD11777-02-4
       S. 6846--A                          2

    1  icapped symbol. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL  REQUIRE  THAT  ANY  NEW  SIGNAGE
    2  RELATING  TO  ACCESSIBILITY INSTALLED OR REPLACED ON OR AFTER THE EFFEC-
    3  TIVE DATE OF THE CHAPTER OF THE LAWS  OF  TWO  THOUSAND  FOURTEEN  WHICH
    4  AMENDED  THIS  SUBPARAGRAPH DEPICT THE LOGO PROMULGATED BY THE SECRETARY
    5  OF STATE PURSUANT TO SECTION ONE HUNDRED ONE OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW.
    6    S 3. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
    7  it shall have become a law; provided, however, that effective immediate-
    8  ly, the addition, amendment and/or repeal  of  any  rule  or  regulation
    9  necessary  for  the implementation of this act on its effective date are
   10  authorized and directed to be made  and  completed  on  or  before  such
   11  effective date.
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