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A09526 Summary:

COSPNSRHevesi, Kelles, Englebright, McDonald, Cruz, Galef, Giglio JA, Giglio JM, Salka, Wallace, Stirpe, DeStefano, Sillitti
Amd §§21 & 22, Exec L
Add the chief professional officer of 2-1-1 New York state to the disaster preparedness commission.
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A09526 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                     March 16, 2022
        Introduced  by  M. of A. LUPARDO, HEVESI, KELLES, ENGLEBRIGHT, McDONALD,
          CRUZ, GALEF,  J. A. GIGLIO,  J. M. GIGLIO,  SALKA  --  read  once  and
          referred  to  the  Committee  on  Governmental Operations -- committee
          discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
          to said committee
        AN ACT to amend the executive law, in  relation  to  the  activation  of
          2-1-1 New York state upon declaration of a state disaster emergency
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1.   Subdivision 1 of section 21  of  the  executive  law,  as
     2  amended  by  chapter  116  of  the  laws  of 2020, is amended to read as
     3  follows:
     4    1. There is hereby created in  the  executive  department  a  disaster
     5  preparedness  commission  consisting of the commissioners of transporta-
     6  tion, health, division of criminal justice services, education, economic
     7  development, agriculture and markets,  housing  and  community  renewal,
     8  general  services,  labor,  environmental  conservation,  mental health,
     9  addiction services and supports, parks, recreation and historic  preser-
    10  vation,  corrections  and  community  supervision,  children  and family
    11  services, homeland security and  emergency  services,  and  people  with
    12  developmental  disabilities,  the president of the New York state energy
    13  research and development authority, the superintendents of state  police
    14  and  financial services, the secretary of state, the state fire adminis-
    15  trator, the chair of the public service commission, the adjutant  gener-
    16  al,  the  office  of  information technology services, and the office of
    17  victim services, the chairs of the thruway authority, the office for the
    18  aging, the metropolitan transportation authority, the port authority  of
    19  New  York  and  New  Jersey, the chief professional officer of the state
    20  coordinating chapter of the American Red Cross, the  chief  professional
    21  officer  of  2-1-1  New  York  state and three additional members, to be
    22  appointed by the governor, two of whom shall be chief  executives.  Each
    23  member  agency  may designate an executive level officer of that agency,
    24  with responsibility for disaster preparedness matters, who may represent
    25  that agency on the commission.   The commissioner  of  the  division  of
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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     1  homeland  security  and  emergency  services shall serve as chair of the
     2  commission, and the governor shall  designate  the  vice  chair  of  the
     3  commission.  The  members  of  the commission, except those who serve ex
     4  officio,  shall  be allowed their actual and necessary expenses incurred
     5  in the performance of their duties under this article but shall  receive
     6  no  additional compensation for services rendered pursuant to this arti-
     7  cle.
     8    § 2. Subparagraph 10 of paragraph b of subdivision 3 of section 22  of
     9  the  executive  law,  as amended by section 3 of part B of chapter 56 of
    10  the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
    11    (10) providing information to the public, including coordination  with
    12  any state recognized information and referral services;
    13    § 3.  This act shall take effect immediately.
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