Bill S4103-2015

Names the wood frog the official amphibian of the state of New York

Names the wood frog the official amphibian of the state of New York.

Details

Actions

  • Jun 17, 2015: referred to governmental operations
  • Jun 17, 2015: DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • Jun 17, 2015: PASSED SENATE
  • May 27, 2015: ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • May 20, 2015: 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • May 19, 2015: 1ST REPORT CAL.746
  • Feb 27, 2015: REFERRED TO INVESTIGATIONS AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS

Votes

VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Investigations and Government Operations - May 19, 2015
Ayes (6): Marcellino, Carlucci, Golden, Nozzolio, O'Mara, Diaz
Ayes W/R (3): Murphy, Hoylman, Squadron

Memo

BILL NUMBER:S4103

TITLE OF BILL:

An act to amend the state law, in relation to naming the wood frog the official amphibian of the state of New York

PURPOSE:

This bill would officially name the wood frog the amphibian of the State of New York.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 1 - Amends the State law by adding a new section 90.

Section 2 - Effective Date

JUSTIFICATION:

Various species have been adopted as the New York State symbol in many different categories, however, New York does not yet have a state amphibian. This bill would identify the wood frog as the NYS amphibian.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

S.6206/A.9442 - 2013-2014

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

None.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

This act shall take effect immediately.


Text

STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 4103 2015-2016 Regular Sessions IN SENATE February 27, 2015 ___________
Introduced by Sen. DeFRANCISCO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Government Operations AN ACT to amend the state law, in relation to naming the wood frog the official amphibian of the state of New York THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The state law is amended by adding a new section 90 to read as follows: S 90. STATE AMPHIBIAN. THE WOOD FROG (LITHOBATES SYLVATICUS) SHALL BE THE OFFICIAL AMPHIBIAN OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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