Bill S6206-2013

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 10, 2014: referred to governmental operations
  • Jun 10, 2014: DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • Jun 10, 2014: PASSED SENATE
  • May 19, 2014: ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • May 14, 2014: 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • May 13, 2014: 1ST REPORT CAL.679
  • Jan 8, 2014: REFERRED TO INVESTIGATIONS AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS

Meetings

Calendars

Votes

VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Investigations and Government Operations - May 13, 2014
Ayes (6): Marcellino, Carlucci, Golden, Nozzolio, O'Mara, Diaz
Ayes W/R (3): Zeldin, Hoylman, Squadron

Memo

BILL NUMBER:S6206

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 89.

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: New bill

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.


Text

STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 6206 IN SENATE (PREFILED) January 8, 2014 ___________
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 89 to read as follows: S 89. 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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