Provides that tenants of residential real property shall be provided with voter registration forms.
TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to mandatory continuing education for nurses
PURPOSE: To promote competence and accountability in nurses by requiring registered professional nurses to complete 45 hours of continuing education every 3 years.
SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: The bill amends the education law by adding a new section 6911 to require registered professional nurses to complete 45 hours of continuing education in each triennial registration period.
JUSTIFICATION: This legislation will mandate continuing education for nurses at a minimum of 45 hours of acceptable formal continuing education ever y three years. This requirement will provide nurses with the most current educational information in their field and ensure that they continue high levels of professional competence.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: 2011-12 S.3738; 2009-10 S 1769; 2007-08, S.3900; 2005-2006, S.2964; 2003-2004, S.2559; 2001-2002, S.3107.
FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: Nurses will pay a $45 fee to the State Education Department to cover the administrative costs associated with implementing this requirement.
EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect January 1, 2015.
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 1560 2011-2012 Regular Sessions IN SENATE January 10, 2011 ___________Introduced by Sen. ADDABBO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary AN ACT to amend the real property law, in relation to providing tenants of residential real property with voter registration forms THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The real property law is amended by adding a new section 238-a to read as follows: S 238-A. VOTER REGISTRATION FORMS. 1. EVERY TENANT WHO ENTERS INTO A LEASE TO RENT RESIDENTIAL REAL PROPERTY LOCATED WITHIN THIS STATE SHALL BE PROVIDED WITH ANY FORMS NECESSARY TO COMPLY WITH THE VOTER REGISTRA- TION REQUIREMENTS SET FORTH IN ARTICLE FIVE OF THE ELECTION LAW. SUCH FORMS SHALL BE PROVIDED BY THE LANDLORD OR THE LANDLORD'S REPRESENTATIVE AT THE TIME SUCH LEASE IS SIGNED AND DELIVERED BY THE LANDLORD OR THE LANDLORD'S REPRESENTATIVE TO THE TENANT OR THE TENANT'S REPRESENTATIVE, WHETHER IN PERSON OR BY MAIL. 2. EACH COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED TO MAKE AVAILABLE TO PERSONS WHO RENT RESIDENTIAL REAL PROPERTY IN THIS STATE ALL FORMS NECESSARY FOR COMPLIANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION. S 2. This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall have become a law.EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD00808-01-1