Bill S2561-2013

Requires local disaster preparedness plans to include a public education component as part of disaster prevention

Requires local disaster preparedness plans to include a public education component as part of disaster prevention, which shall be widely disseminated and shall take into consideration the linguistic and cultural characteristics of the inhabitants.

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Actions

  • Jan 8, 2014: REFERRED TO VETERANS, HOMELAND SECURITY AND MILITARY AFFAIRS
  • Mar 12, 2013: REPORTED AND COMMITTED TO FINANCE
  • Jan 22, 2013: REFERRED TO VETERANS, HOMELAND SECURITY AND MILITARY AFFAIRS

Votes

VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs - Mar 12, 2013
Ayes (12): Ball, Carlucci, Flanagan, Golden, Griffo, Grisanti, Larkin, Zeldin, Addabbo, Avella, Sampson, Sanders
Ayes W/R (1): Gipson

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STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 2561 2013-2014 Regular Sessions IN SENATE January 22, 2013 ___________
Introduced by Sen. BALL -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi- ty and Military Affairs AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to requiring local disas- ter preparedness plans to include a public education component as part of disaster prevention THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph a of subdivision 7 of section 23 of the executive law is amended by adding a new subparagraph 3-a to read as follows: (3-A) A PUBLIC EDUCATION COMPONENT THAT SHALL BE WIDELY DISSEMINATED, AS APPROVED BY THE DIVISION OF HOMELAND SECURITY AND EMERGENCY SERVICES PURSUANT TO REGULATIONS PROMULGATED BY SUCH DIVISION, AND SHALL TAKE INTO CONSIDERATION THE LINGUISTIC AND CULTURAL CHARACTERISTICS OF THE INHABITANTS; S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after it shall have become a law.

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