A07734 Summary:

BILL NOA07734
 
SAME ASSAME AS S07129
 
SPONSORPheffer Amato
 
COSPNSRHyndman, Carroll, Jones, Norris, Englebright, Seawright, Buttenschon, McDonald, Gonzalez-Rojas, Abbate, Sillitti, Simon, Stern, Griffin, Otis
 
MLTSPNSR
 
 
Creates the temporary "commission to prevent childhood drowning" to evaluate and develop programs to properly educate and instruct children how to swim and water safety.
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A07734 Actions:

BILL NOA07734
 
05/20/2021referred to governmental operations
05/26/2021reported referred to rules
06/07/2021reported
06/07/2021rules report cal.510
06/07/2021ordered to third reading rules cal.510
06/07/2021passed assembly
06/07/2021delivered to senate
06/07/2021REFERRED TO RULES
06/09/2021SUBSTITUTED FOR S7129
06/09/20213RD READING CAL.1713
06/09/2021PASSED SENATE
06/09/2021RETURNED TO ASSEMBLY
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A07734 Committee Votes:

GOVERNMENTAL OPERATIONS Chair:Zebrowski DATE:05/26/2021AYE/NAY:14/0 Action: Favorable refer to committee Rules
ZebrowskiAyeLawlerAye
GalefAyeGoodellAye
GlickAyeLalorAye
KimAyeByrneAye
BichotteAye
HyndmanAye
WilliamsAye
EpsteinAye
WallaceAye
MeeksAye

RULES Chair:Gottfried DATE:06/07/2021AYE/NAY:29/0 Action: Favorable
HeastieExcusedBarclayAye
GottfriedAyeHawleyAye
NolanExcusedGiglioAye
WeinsteinAyeBlankenbushAye
PretlowAyeNorrisAye
CookAyeMontesanoAye
GlickAyeRaAye
AubryAyeBrabenecAye
EnglebrightAye
DinowitzAye
ColtonAye
MagnarelliAye
PerryAye
PaulinAye
Peoples-StokesAye
BenedettoAye
LavineAye
LupardoAye
ZebrowskiAye
ThieleAye
BraunsteinAye
DickensAye
DavilaAye

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A07734 Floor Votes:

DATE:06/07/2021Assembly Vote  YEA/NAY: 149/0
AbbateYClarkYFrontusYLalorYPaulinYSillittiY
AbinantiYColtonYGalefYLavineYPeoples-StokesYSimonY
AndersonYConradYGallagherYLawlerYPerryYSimpsonY
AngelinoYCookYGallahanYLemondesYPheffer AmatoYSmithY
AshbyYCruzYGandolfoYLunsfordYPichardoYSmullenY
AubryYCusickYGiglio JAYLupardoYPretlowYSolagesY
BarclayYCymbrowitzYGiglio JMYMagnarelliYQuartYSteckY
BarnwellYDarlingYGlickYMamdaniYRaYSternY
BarrettYDavilaYGonzalez-RojasYManktelowYRajkumarYStirpeY
BarronYDe La RosaYGoodellYMcDonaldYRamosYTagueY
BenedettoYDeStefanoYGottfriedYMcDonoughYReillyYTannousisY
BichotteYDickensYGriffinYMcMahonYReyesYTaylorY
BlankenbushYDilanYGuntherYMeeksYRichardsonYThieleY
BrabenecYDinowitzYHawleyYMikulinYRivera J YVanelY
BraunsteinYDiPietroYHevesiYMiller B YRivera JDYWalczykY
BronsonYDursoYHunterYMiller MLYRodriguezYWalkerY
BrownYEichensteinYHyndmanYMitaynesYRosenthal D YWallaceY
BurdickYEnglebrightYJacksonYMontesanoYRosenthal L YWalshY
BurgosYEpsteinYJacobsonYMorinelloYRozicYWeinsteinY
BurkeYFahyYJean-PierreYNiouYSalkaYWeprinY
ButtenschonYFallYJensenYNolanYSantabarbaraYWilliamsY
ByrneYFernandezYJonesYNorrisYSayeghYWoernerY
ByrnesYFitzpatrickYJoynerYO'DonnellYSchmittYZebrowskiY
CahillYForrestERKellesYOtisYSeawrightYZinermanY
CarrollYFriendYKimYPalmesanoYSeptimoYMr. SpeakerY

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A07734 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          7734
 
                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                      May 20, 2021
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced by M. of A. PHEFFER AMATO, HYNDMAN, CARROLL, JONES, NORRIS --
          read once and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations
 
        AN  ACT to create a temporary "commission to prevent childhood drowning"
          to improve water safety in New  York  state;  and  providing  for  the
          repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. A temporary commission to be known as  the  "commission  to
     2  prevent  childhood drowning", hereafter referred to as the "commission",
     3  is hereby created to evaluate and develop programs to  properly  educate
     4  and instruct children on water safety and how to swim.
     5    §  2. (a) The commission shall consist of nine members to be appointed
     6  as follows:  three  members  appointed  by  the  governor;  two  members
     7  appointed  by  the  temporary  president  of  the  senate;  two  members
     8  appointed by the speaker of the assembly; one member  appointed  by  the
     9  minority  leader of the senate, and one member appointed by the minority
    10  leader of the assembly. Vacancies in the membership  of  the  commission
    11  shall  be  filled  in the same manner provided for original appointments
    12  and designations.
    13    (b) The members of the commission shall receive  no  compensation  for
    14  their services, but shall be allowed their actual and necessary expenses
    15  incurred in the performance of their duties pursuant to this act.
    16    (c)  The  commission may hold public hearings and is hereby authorized
    17  and empowered to undertake any studies, inquiries, surveys  or  analyses
    18  it may deem relevant.
    19    (d)  The  commission shall be entitled to request and be provided with
    20  such resources and data of any  relevant  department,  division,  board,
    21  bureau,  commission  or  agency  of  the state to carry out properly its
    22  powers and duties pursuant to this act.
    23    (e) The members of the commission may participate in a meeting of such
    24  commission or committee by means of  a  telephone  conference,  provided

         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD11563-01-1

        A. 7734                             2
 
     1  that  all meetings shall operate in accordance with article seven of the
     2  public officers law.
     3    § 3. The commission shall:
     4    (a) Determine an appropriate age and/or stage of childhood development
     5  when  children can properly begin water safety and swimming instructions
     6  and develop statewide standards for such instruction;
     7    (b) Investigate and evaluate  the  feasibility  and  effectiveness  of
     8  programs  which  incentivize parents and guardians to enroll children in
     9  water safety and swimming instruction;
    10    (c) Develop  a  comprehensive  plan  for  public-private  partnerships
    11  between the state and community centers, nonprofit organizations, recre-
    12  ational  facilities, swimming instructors, and other relevant stakehold-
    13  ers and expanding existing state resources such as parks  and  pools  to
    14  provide access to free swimming instruction, and determine the feasibil-
    15  ity of such programs;
    16    (d)  Develop  an  implementation  plan  to  ensure its swimming safety
    17  programs are available in underserved communities; and
    18    (e) Develop a comprehensive plan for a public  awareness  campaign  to
    19  ensure  parents  and  guardians receive information on the importance of
    20  children receiving basic water safety and swimming instruction.
    21    § 4. The commission shall issue a report of its findings no later than
    22  one year after the effective date of this act.    The  commission  shall
    23  submit such report, including any recommendations for legislative action
    24  as it may deem necessary and appropriate, to the governor, the temporary
    25  president  of the senate, the speaker of the assembly, and shall publish
    26  such report on the website  of  the  office  of  parks,  recreation  and
    27  historic preservation.
    28    § 5. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
    29  it  shall  have  become  a  law, and shall expire and be deemed repealed
    30  eighteen months after it shall have become a law.
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