Bill S2573-2013

Requires any city having a population of 500,000 or more use the best technology available, including computer models, to develop evacuation time estimates

Requires any city having a population of 500,000 or more use the best technology available, including computer models, to develop evacuation time estimates, which shall be used to complete such plan; requires the state emergency management office to assist therewith; requires such time estimates to be made available to the public, unless the state emergency management office declares that there is a compelling security reason to withhold such information from the public.

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  • Jan 23, 2014: RECOMMIT, ENACTING CLAUSE STRICKEN
  • Jan 8, 2014: REFERRED TO VETERANS, HOMELAND SECURITY AND MILITARY AFFAIRS
  • Jan 22, 2013: REFERRED TO VETERANS, HOMELAND SECURITY AND MILITARY AFFAIRS

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STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 2573 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 the local disaster preparedness plans of a city having a population of five hundred thou- sand or more inhabitants THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 23 of the executive law is amended by adding a new subdivision 1-a to read as follows: 1-A. IN THE EVENT THAT ANY CITY HAVING A POPULATION OF FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND OR MORE INHABITANTS PREPARES A LOCAL DISASTER PREPAREDNESS PLAN, SUCH PLAN SHALL USE THE UP-TO-DATE INDUSTRY STANDARD OR THE BEST TECHNOLOGY AVAILABLE, INCLUDING COMPUTER MODELS, TO DEVELOP EVACUATION TIME ESTIMATES, WHICH SHALL BE USED TO COMPLETE SUCH PLAN. IN THE EVENT THAT ANY SUCH CITY HAS ALREADY DEVELOPED SUCH A PLAN, SUCH PLAN SHALL BE REVISED TO COME INTO COMPLIANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SUBDIVISION, UNLESS THE DISASTER PREPAREDNESS COMMISSION, AS DEFINED IN PARAGRAPH D OF SUBDIVISION TWO OF SECTION TWENTY OF THIS ARTICLE, DETERMINES THAT SUCH PLAN IS ALREADY IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SUBDIVI- SION. SAID DISASTER PREPAREDNESS COMMISSION SHALL ASSIST ANY SUCH CITY WITH THE DEVELOPMENT THEREOF. S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after it shall have become a law.

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