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2022 CHAPTER LAWS
01/14/22 signed chap.1
01/14/22 approval memo.1
Amends Part E §§1 & 2, Chapter 417 of 2021. Extends provisions of law authorizing political subdivisions to permit any public body to hold meetings remotely and without in-person access during the COVID-19 state disaster emergency.
01/21/22 SIGNED CHAP.2 w/ Press Release
Amends §2, Chapter 139 of 2020; amends §§15-120 & 15-122, Election Law. Permits voting by absentee ballot where there is a risk of contracting or spreading a disease that may cause illness to the voter or to other members of the public.
Amends §226-d, County Law (as proposed in A.2658 & S.7125). Relates to authorizing Westchester county to waive certain fees by local law for veterans' organizations.
Amends §§19.45 & 5.06, Mental Hygiene Law (as proposed in S.679-A & A.1927-A). Relates to the council for treatment equity within the office of addiction services and supports; eliminates the treatment equity advisory board; adds 4 members to the behavioral health services advisory council who have expertise in issues facing vulnerable populations.
Amends §19-0327, Environmental Conservation Law (as proposed in S.3321-A & A.7290). Relates to bioheating fuel requirements; defines that renewable hydrocarbon diesel is fuel produced in North America.
Amends §396-i, General Business Law (as proposed in S.3467-B & A.4629-C). Establishes that a gift certificate does not include a fare payment card or electronic payment device used to pay for travel on a public transportation authority system.
Amends §§1 & 2, Chapter of 2021 (as proposed in S.4186-A & A.2330-A). Directs the New York state department of public service to study the feasibility and the costs of relocating underground all or most of the existing, above-ground electrical distribution lines, telephone lines and internet transmission lines.
Amends §17-0809, Environmental Conservation Law; amends §4, Chapter of 2021 (as proposed in S.5022 & A.4637). Limits the exceptions to certain effluent limitations in Nassau and Suffolk counties; requires certain eligible projects for state aid involving water pollution control revolving fund agreements to take county-wide or regional wastewater planning into consideration when determining eligibility; requires best available technology to be used to reduce nitrogen pollution.
Amends §6-o, Banking Law; amends §9-611, Uniform Commercial Code; amends R3410, CPLR (as proposed in S.760 & A.1508). Relates to authorizing reverse cooperative apartment unit loans for persons sixty-two years of age or older; provides additional consumer protections.
Amends §854, Labor Law (as proposed in S.2802 & A.6772). Relates to disclosing personally identifiable information; provides that no personally identifiable information, including information identifying specific employers, shall be disclosed by the department of labor when the department makes information available on its website relating to work opportunity tax credit certifications.
Amends Article 37 Title 10 Title Heading, §§37-1001, 37-1003, 37-1005, 37-1007 & 37-1009, renumbers §§37-1011 & 37-1013 to be §§37-1013 & 37-1015, adds §37-1011, Environmental Conservation Law (as proposed in S.4630-B & A.5418-B). Relates to the ban of the use of certain flame retardant chemicals in furniture and mattresses and in electronic casings.
Amends §3, Chapter 727 of 2021 (as proposed in S.6395-A & A.4186-B). Relates to the effectiveness of provisions relating to providing an online absentee ballot tracking system.
02/03/21 signed chap.13
02/03/22 approval memo.2
Repealed & adds Article 7 §§110 - 112, State Law. Repeals and enacts new provisions creating congressional districts; fixes the number thereof at twenty-six based on the number of inhabitants of the state in 2020.
02/03/22 signed chap.14
02/03/22 approval memo.3
Repealed & adds Article 8 Titles I - III, §126, State Law. Establishes the 150 assembly and 63 senate districts for the 2022 and subsequent elections.
02/03/22 signed chap.15
02/03/22 approval memo.4
Amends §111, State Law (as proposed in S.8172-A & A.9039-A). Relates to congressional districts.
02/03/22 signed chap.16
02/03/22 approval memo.5
Amends §§121 & 127, State Law (as proposed in S.8185-A & A.9040-A). Relates to assembly and senate districts.
Amends §2-120, Election Law. Provides that in 2022, the statement of party positions to be filled at a primary election shall be filed by February 28, 2022; provides for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof.
02/22/22 SIGNED w/ Press Release
Amends §520, Agriculture & Markets Law; adds §§68-c & 69-a, amends §69, Cannabis Law. Provides a conditional adult-use cultivator license to process and distribute cannabis flower products without holding an adult-use processor or distributor license; provides a conditional adult-use processor license to process and distribute cannabis products; provides for the repeal of certain provisions upon the expiration thereof.
Amends §2803, Public Health Law; amends Part C §2, Chapter of 2021 (as proposed in S.612-B & A.5436-B). Directs the commissioner of health, in consultation with the state long-term care ombudsman, to establish policies and procedures for reporting, by staff and volunteers of the long-term care ombudsman program, issues concerning the health, safety and welfare of residents at long-term care facilities.
Amends §13.42, Mental Hygiene Law; amends §2, Chapter of 2021 (as proposed in S.2911 & A.1953). Relates to autism detection, education and mapping including a discussion on the screening and detection of autism, how to promote education of the public regarding autism, to promote counseling and referral services, and to discuss previously mapped locations of the occurrence of autism.
Amends §§118 & 130, Alcoholic Beverage Control Law (as proposed in Chapter 738 of 2021, S.5979 & A.5972). Provides for alternative penalties for a first time violation of certain provisions of the alcoholic beverage control law; includes a definition for "for cause" in relation to such violations.
Amends §14, Transportation Law (as proposed in Chapter 726 of 2021, S.199-B & A.4010-B). Changes the due date for the required capital projects reports from January 1st to June 1st; defines preliminary project cost estimates; excludes the MTA from needs assessment requirements.
Amends §3426, Insurance Law (as proposed in Chapter 679 of 2021, S.4326 & A.5379). Provides for a policy term of less than one year where an insured requests such a policy from an insurer offering such a policy; requires that the insurer shall offer additional information regarding such policy.
Amends §156.25, Penal Law (as proposed in Chapter 784 of 2021, S.4516-C & A.7536-B). Includes in the crime of computer tampering in the third degree when someone enters information to falsify COVID-19 vaccination records.
Amends §§501 & 502, Vehicle & Traffic Law (as proposed in Chapter 682 of 2021, S.6335-A & A.7192-A). Relates to operation of a three-wheeled vehicle; changes certain references to the term "wheel" to "mechanism".
Amends §112-a, Education Law (as proposed in Chapter 754, S.7101 & A.7576). Relates to the issuance of diplomas to youth who are placed, committed, supervised, detained or confined in certain facilities; makes an exception for the issuance of diplomas by programming provided by another school district, in that case such district shall issue the diploma.
Amends §24, Workers' Compensation Law; amends §2, Chapter 824 of 2021 (as proposed in S.946-B & A.1034-B). Requires written applications for attorney's fees in workers' compensation claims over $1,000; requires a description of the services claimed and the calculation used to determine the fees; amends effective date to take effect January 1, 2023.
Amends §§1 & 2, Chapter 755 of 2021 (as proposed in A.7731 & S.7024). Relates to the provision of records upon the receipt of a complaint of an incident of abuse or neglect of an individual with a disability; requires that explanations of denials shall be provided within one business day after the expiration of the deadline; changes effective date to 30 days.
Amends §89-w, General Business Law; amends §2, Chapter 429 of 2021 (as proposed in S.7142-A & A.7960-A). Relates to the hiring of security guards by public sports venues with a capacity of at least sixty thousand people located in the county of Erie.
Amends §§33-1201, 33-1203, 33-1205 & 33-1207, Environmental Conservation Law; amends §6, Chapter 707 of 2021 (as proposed in S.4596 & A.4596). Requires compilation of additional data on pesticides; provides that pesticide data shall be compiled and reported by both EPA registration number and by active ingredient; requires the department of environmental conservation's report on pesticide data shall be posted on the department's website annually by December 31st.
Amends §§49-0501, 49-0503 & 49-0505, Environmental Conservation Law; amends §4, Chapter 728 of 2021 (as proposed in S.7071 & A.4328-A). Changes the state geological planning and management board to the state geological planning and advisory council; changes the effective date to one year after it shall have become a law.
Amends §§1 & 2, Chapter 742 of 2021 (as proposed in S.4094 & A.6333). Relates to the responsibility of the department of environmental conservation to conduct a study on glass collection, processing and recycling; requires a report to be provided on or before 12/31/2023.
Amends §27-3203, Environmental Conservation Law (as proposed in Chapter 734 of 2021, S.543 & A.5082). Extends the date for compliance with the prohibition on certain hotels from making available to its hotel guests small plastic bottles containing hospitality personal care products.
Amends §1, Chapter of 2021; amends §13-0302, Environmental Conservation Law (as proposed in Chapter 656 of 2021, S.6532-A & A.7547-A). Permits seaweed cultivation in underwater lands at Gardiner's and Peconic bays; permits Suffolk county to lease lands underwater ceded to it by the state for the purpose of seaweed cultivation; modifies certain provisions regarding commercial fishing licenses; makes related provisions.
Amends §26-a, Workers’ Compensation Law (as proposed in Chapter 717 of 2021, S.6628-A & A.359-A). Requires the workers' compensation board to appoint the uninsured employers' fund as the responsible party when the identity of the responsible insurance carrier for the employer cannot be determined within thirty days of the filing of a new claim.
Amends §2, Chapter 770 of 2021 (as proposed in S.1788-A & A.5836-A). Adds four members to the veterans' mental health and suicide prevention task force including the commissioner of the office of mental health, the director of veterans' services, the commissioner of the office of alcoholism and substance abuse services, and the commissioner of health, or their designees.
Amends §4310, Public Health Law; amends §3, Chapter 743 of 2021 (as proposed in S.5973 & A.6392). Relates to donate life registrations; changes the effectiveness to one year after it shall have become a law.
Amends §§117, 301.2 & 304.1, Family Court Act; amends §§409-a, 458-m & 458-o, Social Services Law; amends §§502, 507-a & 840, Executive Law (as proposed in Chapter 810 of 2021, S.4051-A & A.4982-A). Relates to juvenile delinquency proceedings for certain acts committed by a sixteen or seventeen year old; amends the definition of juvenile delinquent; makes technical changes relating to such provisions.
Amends §170-c, Executive Law (as proposed in Chapter 752 of 2021, S.6642-A & A.7500). Changes the annual submission dates for a report by the division for small business regarding the use of opportunities for cure or ameliorative action afforded to small businesses for first time violations of rules and regulations to October first.
Repealed §1376-b, Public Health Law (as proposed in Chapter 634 of 2021, S.5675-A & A.4522-A); adds Article 25-C §389-s, renumbers §399-g to be §389-t, General Business Law. Moves the section relating to the manufacture of seasonal and decorative lighting products containing lead from the public health law to the general business law.
Amends §32-a, Private Housing Finance Law (as proposed in Chapter 684 of 2021, S.7079 & A.7637). Authorizes additional supervision and regulation of mutual companies relating to requiring members of a board of directors of a mutual company to complete training regarding the financial oversight, accountability and fiduciary responsibilities of a board member and the powers, functions and duties of a board of directors of a mutual company.
Amends §2828, Public Health Law (as proposed in Chapter 689 of 2021, S.1035-A & A.4685-A). Allows for an individual with a disability or the legal guardian for the individual to designate a single primary essential support person to assist with communicating medical needs and managing everyday needs during hospitalization.
Amends §27-2218, Environmental Conservation Law. Relates to defining supermarket for the purposes of the supermarket excess edible food requirement to include the requirement that they generate an annual average of less than two tons per week of food scraps.
Amends §2168, Public Health Law; amends §2, Chapter 733 of 2021 (as proposed in S.4962 & A.5062). Gives schools improved access to the statewide immunization database for the immunization records of certain children.
Amends §66, Public Service Law (as proposed in Chapter 786 of 2021, S.4824-A & A.3360-A). Relates to storm hardening and system resiliency plans required to be submitted by electric corporations; relates to recovery of certain costs.
Amends §2, Chapter 757 of 2021 (as proposed in S.531-B & A.530-B). Relates to the frequency of updates on the report of a study regarding the assistance needed to encourage women and minorities to pursue technology careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM); changes to every 2 years.
Repealed §376-b, amends §378, Executive Law; amends §2858, Public Authorities Law (as proposed in Chapter 753 of 2021, S.3536-A & A.7506). Requires grease traps or interceptors at food service establishments be designed to withstand expected loads and prevent unauthorized access.
Amends §6-o, Banking Law (as proposed in Chapter 565 of 2021, S.671 & A.1935). Relates to modifying delinquent home loans and single point of contact; provides such point of contact shall be provided to a borrower who is 30 days or more delinquent.
Amends §1020-kk, Public Authorities Law (as proposed in Chapter 765 of 2021, S.1311-A & A.4635). Relates to certain reports provided by the Long Island Power Authority; requires service providers of the authority to also provide certain reports related to advertising and lobbying.
Makes appropriations for the support of government - State Operations Budget.
Makes appropriations for the support of government - Legislature and Judiciary Budget.
Makes appropriations for the support of government - Legislature and Judiciary Budget.
04/21/22 LINE VETO MEMO.1
04/21/22 THRU LINE VETO MEMO.33
Makes appropriations for the support of government - Aid to Localities Budget.
Makes appropriations for the support of government - Capital Projects Budget.
BUDGET (Budget Article VII #6)
Amends Various Laws, generally. Enacts into law major components of legislation necessary to implement the state public protection and general government budget for the 2022-2023 state fiscal year; repeals the supervision fee paid by individuals who are in a supervised release program (Part D); authorizes the department of corrections and community supervision access to certain records (Part E); requires members of the state parole board to devote their full time to the duties of their office and hold no other salaried public position (Part F); suspends the transfer of monies into the New York state emergency services revolving loan fund from the public safety communications account for the state fiscal years 2022--2023 and 2023--2024 (Part G); increases the reimbursement awarded for certain items of essential personal property (Part I); extends certain provisions relating to value limitations on certain emergency contracts (Part J); allows a municipality or community board to elect to receive notice by email (Part K); makes certain provisions regarding liquidator's permits and temporary retail permits permanent (Part M); provides for the boundaries of election districts and the designation of polling places on college campuses (Part O); permits retail licensees for on-premises consumption of alcohol to sell and deliver alcoholic beverages for off-premises consumption (Part P); expands eligibility for shift pay differentials (Part U); provides for aid and incentives provided to towns and villages (Part X); relates to the financing of a certain litigation liability by the city of Long Beach (Part CC); relates to the operation of other businesses on a licensed farm manufacturing premises (Part DD); allows for the sale of liquor and/or wine for off-premises consumption on Christmas day (Part EE); authorizes the issuance of on-premises licenses and permits to certain veterans' organizations with a police officer serving as an officer of such organization (Part FF); creates a 21 member temporary state commission to examine reforms to the alcoholic beverage control law in order to modernize the alcohol industry in New York state (Part GG); provides paid postage for absentee ballots, if requested (Part HH); extends provisions related to the operation and administration of the legislature (Part II); establishes a legislative commission on the future of the Long Island Power Authority (Part JJ); authorizes fees and charges for emergency medical services; provides for the repeal of certain provisions upon expiration thereof (Part KK); enacts the Nassau county transparency and accountability act of 2022 requiring the Nassau county interim finance authority to conduct audits of certain entities in Nassau county and to investigate possible violations of the public authorities law (Part LL).
BUDGET (Budget Article VII #7)
Amends Various Laws, generally. Enacts into law major components of legislation necessary to implement the state education, labor, housing and family assistance budget for the 2022-2023 state fiscal year; relates to school contracts for excellence; relates to foundation aid; provides for maintenance of equity aid; requires every local educational agency receiving funding from the elementary and secondary school emergency relief fund allocated by the American rescue plan act of 2021 to post on its website a plan by school year of how such funds will be expended; provides for building aid regarding the New York state energy research and development authority P-12 schools clean green schools initiative; relates to transportation contract penalties; modifies the length of school sessions; relates to academic enhancement aid; relates to supplemental public excess cost aid; relates to high tax aid; extends the statewide universal full-day pre-kindergarten program; relates to universal prekindergarten expansions; relates to the lunch meal state subsidy; relates to certain provisions related to the 1994-95 state operations, aid to localities, capital projects and debt service budgets; relates to conditional appointment of school district, charter school or BOCES employees; relates to the provision of supplemental educational services, attendance at a safe public school and the suspension of pupils who bring a firearm to or possess a firearm at a school; relates to the implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001; extends authorization of the Roosevelt union free school district to finance deficits by the issuance of serial bonds; relates to contracts for the transportation of school children; provides for school bus driver training grants; provides for special apportionment for salary expenses; provides for special apportionment for public pension accruals; permits the city school district of the city of Rochester to make certain purchases from the board of cooperative educational services of the supervisory district serving its geographic region and extends such provisions; extends certain provisions relating to state aid to school districts and the appropriation of funds for the support of government; provides for set-asides from the state funds which certain districts are receiving from the total foundation aid; provides for support of public libraries (Part A); relates to implementing zero-emission school buses in school districts (Subpart A); creates a zero-emission bus roadmap to identify actions needed to meet fleet sales and conversion targets (Subpart B) (Part B); relates to state appropriations for reimbursement of tuition credits (Part D); expands the part-time tuition assistance program awards to include certain workforce credential programs (Part E); relates to eligibility and conditions for tuition assistance program awards (Part F); sets tuition rates charged by institutions for recipients of an excelsior scholarship (Part G); includes certain apprenticeships as eligible for the New York state college choice tuition savings program (Part H); relates to eligibility for child care assistance (Part L); extends the effectiveness of provisions relating to restructuring financing for residential school placements (Part M); extends certain funding for children and family services (Part N); provides that reimbursement for costs of social services districts for care provided to foster children in institutions, group residences, group homes, and agency operated boarding homes shall not be diminished (Part O); increases funding for the costs of maintenance and operation of certain local veterans' service agencies (Part R); increases the standards of monthly need for aged, blind and disabled persons (Part S); extends the authorization of the commissioner of social services with regards to the appointment of a temporary operator (Part T); relates to timeframes for determinations and adjustment criteria for public benefits recipients (Part U); utilizes reserves in the mortgage insurance fund for various housing purposes (Part Z); relates to providing language translation services (Part GG); waives approval and income limitations on retirees employed in a school district or a board of cooperative educational services (Part HH); extends the initial effectiveness of certain provisions relating to weekly employment insurance benefits for workers who are partially unemployed (Part JJ); directs the office of temporary disability assistance to conduct a public outreach program informing the public about the availability of existing and new utility assistance programs (Part KK); relates to the savings plan demonstration project in the city of New York; extends the effectiveness of certain provisions of law relating to such project (Part LL); repeals section relates to mortgage repayment liens for public assistance beneficiaries (Part MM); requires the state university of New York and the city university of New York to report on the hiring of faculty pursuant to any state funding appropriated for such purposes (Part NN); removes the existing two million dollar limit on the total annual cost of the Senator Patricia K. McGee nursing faculty scholarship program; removes the limit on the number of awards that may be given for the New York state young farmers loan forgiveness incentive program (Part OO); establishes the veterans' services law and the department of veterans' services; replaces all instances of the term "division of veterans services" with the term "department of veterans' services"; makes related conforming technical changes; repeals provisions relating to veterans' services and certain awards and medals (Part PP); creates a commission on ethics and lobbying in government (Part QQ); relates to gaming facility determinations and licensing (Part RR); enacts reforms related to public service performed during the COVID-19 pandemic; provides for the rate of member contributions between April 1, 2022 and April 1, 2024 (Part SS); relates to providing for reforms to Tier 5 and Tier 6 of the retirement system regarding vesting and eligibility for service retirement benefits (Part TT); relates to criminal justice reform; reduces the number of firearms sold as an element of criminal sale in the first and second degrees; provides that possession of three of more firearms is presumptive evidence of intent to sell (Subpart A); relates to appearance tickets issued to certain persons (Subpart B); relates to certain information the court must consider and take into account for securing an order (Subpart C); relates to certificates of compliance within the discovery process and remedies for failure to comply with a discovery order (Subpart D); relates to the statute of limitations and jurisdiction for juvenile delinquency proceedings; provides for community based treatment referrals (Subpart E); relates to release for mental health assessment and evaluation and involuntary commitment pending release (Subpart F); relates to certain reports for pre-trial release and detention; requires such reports to contain information relating to whether the people requested that the court fix bail, the amount and form of bail requested by the people, the court's ruling on such request, the form of bail set by the court and the court's stated reason for such ruling (Subpart G); extends Kendra's law; relates to assisted outpatient treatment orders (Subpart H) (Part UU); enacts the private activity bond allocation act of 2022 (Part VV); permits videoconferencing and remote participation in public meetings under certain circumstances (Part WW); relates to the minimum wage of home care aides (Part XX); confirms the intention of the legislature that certain provisions related to the Bills stadium are public and governmental purposes of the county of Erie for which real property tax exemption shall be allowed; provides a prohibition on relocation (Part YY); provides for health care and mental health care workers bonuses (Part ZZ); expands Medicaid eligibility for seniors and disabled individuals; expands Medicaid savings program eligibility (Part AAA); permits the commissioner of health to submit a waiver that expands eligibility for New York's basic health program and increases the federal poverty limit cap for basic health program eligibility from two hundred to two hundred fifty percent; allows pregnant individuals to be eligible for the basic health program and maintain coverage in the basic health program for one year post pregnancy and to deem a child born to an individual covered under the basic health program to be eligible for medical assistance; relates to cost-sharing obligations for certain services and supports; provides for the repeal of certain provisions upon the expiration thereof (Part BBB); includes expanded pre-natal and post-partum care as standard coverage when recommended by a physician or other health care practitioner (Part CCC); relates to the Child Health Plus Program and the Child Health Plus rate setting authority (Part DDD); extends provisions of law relating to discovery compensation; relates to monies allocated to the chief administrator of the courts and the division of criminal justice services for the purpose of completing certain reports (Part EEE); provides for the administration of certain funds and accounts related to the 2022-2023 budget, authorizing certain payments and transfers (Part FFF).
Budget (Budget Article VII #8)
Amends Various Laws, generally. Enacts into law major components of legislation necessary to implement the state health and mental hygiene budget for the 2022-2023 state fiscal year; relates to the implementation of the nurses across New York (NANY) program (Part A); allows pharmacists to direct limited service laboratories and order and administer COVID-19 and influenza tests; modernizes nurse practitioners; allows certain individuals to administer tests to determine the presence of COVID-19 or its antibodies or influenza virus in certain situations; relates to enacting the "nurse practitioners modernization act"; provides for the repeal of certain provisions upon the expiration thereof (Part C); relates to increasing general public health work base grants for both full-service and partial-service counties and allow for local health departments to claim up to fifty percent of personnel service costs (Part E); relates to general hospital reimbursement for annual rates, in relation to the cap on local Medicaid expenditures (Part H); provides a one percent across the board payment increase to all qualifying fee-for-service Medicaid rates (Part I); relates to extending the statutory requirement to reweight and rebase acute hospital rates (Part J); relates to the creation of a new statewide health care facility transformation program (Part K); relates to the definition of revenue in the minimum spending statute for nursing homes and the rates of payment and rates of reimbursement for residential health care facilities, in relation to making a temporary payment to facilities in severe financial distress; requires certain percentages of revenue be spent on direct resident care and resident-facing staffing (Part M); relates to private duty nursing services reimbursement for nurses servicing adult members; relates to rates of payment for continuous nursing services for certain adults; directs the department of health to establish or procure the services of an independent panel of clinical professionals and to develop and implement a uniform task-based assessment tool; directs the department of health to develop guidelines and standards for the use of tasking tools (Part O); relates to the essential plan and qualified health plans to contract with national cancer institute-designated cancer centers, where such centers agree to certain terms and conditions; requires the department of health to select an independent contractor to generate a report that reviews and makes recommendations concerning the status of services offered by managed care organizations contracting with the state to manage services provided under the Medicaid program (Part P); requires private insurance plans to cover abortion services without cost-sharing (Part R); relates to reimbursement for commercial and Medicaid services provided via telehealth; provides for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof (Part V); eliminates unnecessary requirements from the utilization threshold program (Part W); relates to marriage certificates (Part Y); relates to malpractice and professional medical conduct; relates to malpractice and professional medical conduct; extends certain provisions concerning the hospital excess liability pool; amends the New York Health Care Reform Act of 1996 and other laws relating to extending certain provisions; extends provisions relating to excess coverage (Part Z); relates to clarifying provisions regarding emergency medical services and surprise bills (Subpart A); relates to the federal no surprises act (Subpart B); relates to administrative simplification (Subpart C) (Part AA); extends various provisions relating to health and mental hygiene; relates to payment by governmental agencies for general hospital inpatient services; relates to the general public health work program; relates to rates for residential health care facilities; authorizes pharmacists to perform collaborative drug therapy management with physicians in certain settings; authorizes reimbursements for expenditures made by or on behalf of social services districts for medical assistance for needy persons and administration thereof; directs the department of health to convene a work group on rare diseases; creates the radon task force (Part CC); establishes a cost of living adjustment for designated human services programs (Part DD); relates to a 9-8-8 suicide prevention and behavioral health crisis hotline system (Part EE); relates to reinvesting savings recouped from behavioral health transition into managed care back into behavioral health services (Part FF); relates to waiver of certain regulations (Part GG); relates to community residences for addiction (Part II); relates to general hospital reimbursement for annual rates; extends government rates for behavioral services; references the office of addiction services and supports; increases Medicaid payments to providers through managed care organizations; provides equivalent fees through an ambulatory patient group methodology; extends government rates for behavioral services referencing the office of addiction services and supports (Part LL); relates to rental and mortgage payments for the mentally ill (Part NN); relates to the appointment of temporary operators for the continued operation of programs and the provision of services for persons with serious mental illness and/or developmental disabilities and/or chemical dependence (Part OO); relates to the process for the selection of fiscal intermediary services contractors for the consumer directed personal assistance program; relates to certain surveys and to the award of contracts (Part PP); relates to health homes and penalties for managed care providers; directs the department of health to establish or procure the services of an independent panel of clinical professionals and to develop and implement a uniform task-based assessment tool, in relation to prohibiting the extension of certain contracts (Part QQ); relates to the deposit of certain revenues from taxes into the New York state agency trust fund, distressed provider assistance account; relates to certain Medicaid management; repeals certain provisions relating to financially distressed hospitals (Part RR); directs the department of health to conduct a study within Kings county to determine ways to improve access to health services and facilities (Part SS); relates to general hospital inpatient reimbursement for annual rates, in relation to supplemental Medicaid managed care payments (Part TT).
BUDGET (Budget Article VII #9)
Amends Various Laws, generally. Enacts into law major components of legislation necessary to implement the state transportation, economic development and environmental conservation budget for the 2022-2023 state fiscal year; relates to providing for mass transportation payments, in relation to the amount of payments in the Capital District Transportation District; adds Montgomery County to such District (Part E); relates to the electronic submission and public posting of bids for New York state thruway authority construction, reconstruction and improvement contracts (Part F); increases the statutory threshold for mandatory use of design-build by the metropolitan transportation authority (Part H); relates to procurements conducted by the metropolitan transportation authority and the New York city transit authority (Part I); relates to the New York transit authority and the metropolitan transportation authority, in relation to extending authorization for tax increment financing for the metropolitan transportation authority (Part J); relates to establishing the accident prevention course internet technology pilot program, in relation to the effectiveness thereof (Part O); relates to increasing certain motor vehicle transaction fees, in relation to the effectiveness thereof; relates to the costs of the department of motor vehicles, in relation to the effectiveness thereof (Part P); establishes an identification card program; waives non-driver identification application fees for incarcerated individuals (Part Q); requires all state agencies to update all applicable forms and data systems to include a gender "x" option (Part R); authorizes the disclosure of records for the public service loan forgiveness program (Part S); relates to the pilot program for entertainment industry employees and the pilot program for displaced workers; relates to the New York state health insurance continuation assistance demonstration project, in relation to the effectiveness thereof (Part T); relates to brownfield opportunity areas (Part U); authorizes certain health care professionals licensed to practice in other jurisdictions to practice in this state in connection with the Winter World University Games; provides for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof (Part X); relates to the powers of the New York state urban development corporation to make loans, in relation to extending loan powers (Part Y); extends the authority of the New York state urban development corporation to administer the empire state economic development fund (Part Z); amends the infrastructure investment act, in relation to requiring project labor agreements when undertaking certain authorized projects, and in relation to the effectiveness thereof; authorizes, for certain public works undertaken pursuant to project labor agreements, use of the alternative delivery method known as design-build contracts, in relation to the definition of authorized entity, and in relation to the effectiveness thereof (Part AA); relates to the excelsior linked deposit program (Part BB); creates the small business seed funding grant program (Part CC); relates to the powers and duties of the dormitory authority of the state of New York relative to the establishment of subsidiaries for certain purposes, in relation to the effectiveness thereof (Part DD); relates to the cannabis social equity fund (Part II); repeals certain provisions of law relating to fiber optic cable (Part JJ); t removes a program cap and allows funding of the solid waste mitigation program's inactive landfill initiative (Part KK); relates to eligibility for participation in the brownfield cleanup program, assignment of the brownfield redevelopment tax credits and brownfield opportunity areas; relates to brownfield redevelopment tax credits, remediated brownfield credit for real property taxes for qualified sites and environmental remediation insurance credits, in relation to the effectiveness thereof (Part LL); extends the waste tire management fee; conforms the applicable administrative provisions to article 28 of the tax law (Part MM); authorizes the creation of state debt in the amount of three billion dollars, in relation to creating the environmental bond act of 2022 "restore mother nature" for the purposes of environmental improvements that preserve, enhance, and restore New York's natural resources and reduce the impact of climate change; provides for the submission to the people of a proposition or question therefor to be voted upon at the general election to be held in November, 2022, in relation to creating the Clean Water, Clean Air, and Green Jobs Environmental Bond Act of 2022 (Part NN); relates to the implementation of the environmental bond act of 2022 "restore mother nature", in relation to renaming such act the "clean water, clean air, and green jobs environmental bond act of 2022" (Part OO); increases the transfer amount from the real estate transfer tax to the environmental protection fund (Part PP); relates to freshwater wetlands; (Part QQ); relates to the water pollution control revolving fund (Part UU); relates to the vessel surcharge (Part WW); relates to river regulating district payment of taxes on lands owned by the state (Part XX); relates to the powers, functions and duties of the state council of parks, recreation and historic preservation and the regional park, recreation and historic preservation commissions (Part YY); authorizes the energy research and development authority to finance a portion of its research, development and demonstration, policy and planning, and Fuel NY program, as well as climate change related expenses of the department of environmental conservation and the department of agriculture and markets' Fuel NY program, from an assessment on gas and electric corporations (Part AAA); authorizes utility and cable television assessments that provide funds to the department of health from cable television assessment revenues and to the department of agriculture and markets, department of environmental conservation, department of state, and the office of parks, recreation and historic preservation from utility assessment revenues; provides for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof (Part BBB); authorizes the power authority of the state of New York to enter into agreements with state instrumentalities and municipal entities for the use of excess capacity in its broadband technologies and infrastructure (Part FFF); establishes the commercial driver's license (CDL) class A young adult training program (Part GGG); expands the Restore New York's Communities Initiative (Part HHH); requires assessments to defray operating expenses on persons regulated by the department of financial services that engage in virtual currency business activity (Part III); requires the department of taxation and finance contract with an economic impact firm for the purposes of conducting an independent, comprehensive, analysis of each tax credit, tax deduction, and tax incentive (Part JJJ); enhances the state's flood mitigation and coastal resiliency activities (Part KKK); requires the metropolitan transportation authority to publish certain data relating to capital programs on the authority's website (Part LLL); enacts the "working to implement reliable and equitable deployment of broadband act (WIRED broadband act)" (Part MMM); relates to the reporting of economic development benefits and establishing a searchable state subsidy and aggregate economic development benefits database (Part NNN).
BUDGET (Budget Article VII #10)
Amends Various Laws, generally. Enacts into law major components of legislation which are necessary to implement the state fiscal plan for the 2022-2023 state fiscal year; accelerates middle class tax cuts (Subpart A); provides for an alternative tax table benefit recapture for certain taxpayers (Subpart B)(Part A); provides an enhanced investment tax credit to farmers (Subpart A); extends the farm workforce retention credit (Subpart B); establishes a farm employer overtime credit (Subpart C)(Part B); expands the small business subtraction modification (Part C); excludes certain student loan forgiveness awards from state income tax (Part D); enacts the COVID-19 capital costs tax credit program to provide financial assistance to economically harmed businesses (Part E); extends and expands the New York City musical and theatrical production tax credit and the purposes of the New York state council on the arts cultural programs fund (Part F); extends and modifies the hire a vet credit; adds persons who served in the active uniformed services of the United States as a member of the commissioned corps of the national oceanic and atmospheric administration or the commissioned corps of the United States public health service to the definition of a qualified veteran (Part H); establishes a tax credit of 50% of a taxpayer's costs of conversion for the conversion from grade no. 6 heating oil usage to biodiesel heating oil and geothermal heating systems (Part I); extends the credit against income tax for persons or entities investing in low-income housing (Part J); extends the clean heating fuel credit for three years (Part K); relates to the application of a credit for companies who provide transportation to individuals with disabilities and extends provisions related thereto (Part L); requires the filing of a diversity plan to be granted an empire state film production credit; extends the effectiveness of the empire state film production credit (Part M); extends the New York youth jobs program tax credit (Part N); extends the empire state apprenticeship tax credit program (Part O); extends the alternative fuels and electric vehicle recharging property credit (Part P); extends the workers with disabilities tax credit program (Part Q); provides that commercial tugboats, barges and other commercial towboats are exempt from payment of the petroleum business tax (Part T); requires publication of changes in withholding tables and interest rates (Part W); expands the definition of financial institution under the financial institution data match program (Part X); extends the assessment ceiling for local public utility mass real property; provides for the challenging of assessed value by owners of local public utility mass real property (Part Y); provides for good cause refunds for the STAR program (Subpart A); clarifies the applicable income tax year for the basic STAR credit (Subpart C); allows names of STAR credit recipients to be shared with assessors outside of New York state (Subpart D); allows decedent reports to be given to assessors (Subpart E)(Part Z); relates to the grievance process with respect to the valuation of solar and wind energy systems (Part AA); establishes a homeowner tax rebate credit (Part BB); relates to the utilization of funds in the Catskill and Capital regions off-track betting corporations' capital acquisition funds; makes such provisions permanent (Part DD); provides licenses for simulcast facilities, sums relating to track simulcast, simulcast of out-of-state thoroughbred races, simulcasting of races run by out-of-state harness tracks and distributions of wagers; relates to simulcasting and the imposition of certain taxes (Part EE); establishes a tax credit for the purchase and installation of geothermal energy systems (Part FF); relates to exempting certain food and drink items sold in vending machines from certain sales tax provisions (Part GG); provides an abatement of real property taxes for the creation or expansion of childcare centers in certain buildings in a city having a population of one million or more (Part HH); establishes a child care credit against certain business income taxes (Part II); relates to the earned income tax credit (Part JJ); allows for business entities in the restaurant return-to-work tax credit program to claim an additional credit of five thousand dollars per each full-time equivalent net employee increase above ten, not to exceed twenty (Part KK); clarifies that certain work performed remotely due to COVID-19 qualifies for certain tax credit programs (Part LL); relates to pass-through entity tax for electing resident and standard S corporations (Subpart A); establishes a city pass-through entity tax for electing city partnership and city resident S corporations (Subpart B) (Part MM); provides a supplemental empire state child credit; allows for the issuance of payment of a supplemental earned income tax credit and a supplemental enhanced earned income credit to resident taxpayers who have met certain requirements (Part NN); relates to the creation of the empire state digital gaming media production credit (Part OO); provides a tax deduction for the amount of any federal deduction disallowed pursuant to section 280E of the internal revenue code related to the production and distribution of adult-use cannabis products (Part PP); relates to the New York Jockey Injury Compensation Fund, Inc. (Part QQ); suspends certain taxes related to motor fuel and Diesel motor fuel; authorizes localities to impose certain taxes on such fuels (Part RR).
JACKSON (Governor Program # 10)
Repealed §130 sub 1 ¶h, sub¶¶ 1 - 5, amends §130, Civil Service Law; amends §207-d, State Finance Law; amends §§41 & 341, Retirement & Social Security Law. Provides for compensation, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment of members of the agency police services unit; implements an agreement between the state and the employee organization representing the members of the collective negotiating unit designated as the agency police services unit (Part A); provides for compensation, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment for members of the district council 37 rent regulation services unit; implements a collective bargaining agreement between the state of New York and the district council 37 rent regulation services unit (Part B).
Amends §3003-b, Public Health Law; amends §2, Chapter 779 of 2021 (as proposed in S.4085-A & A.2561-B). Relates to ambulance services which provide transportation by aircraft.
Adds §1204-f, repealed §1204-e sub 5, Public Authorities Law (as proposed in Chapter 776 of 2021, S.3160-A & A.935-A). Relates to subway track safety; provides instructions shall be provided on how to react safely, timely, and effectively when a person falls onto the subway tracks as part of its ongoing safety education campaigns.
Repealed §209 sub 1 ¶(i), §215 sub 1 ¶(f), §217 sub 1 ¶(f), amends §§209, 202, 215, 217 & 219, Elder Law (as proposed in Chapter 655, S.1560 & A.1994). Incorporates identity theft into the definition of elder abuse for purposes of support services and programs for elder persons.
Amends §3613, Public Health Law; amends §2, Chapter 661 of 2021 (as proposed in S.1201-A & A.4662-A). Makes the contact details of department-approved education or training programs that offer competency exams to home health aides available on the department of health's website; amends effectiveness to 180 days.
Amends §2402, Public Authorities Law (as proposed in Chapter 628 of 2021, S.7185 & A.7719). Relates to the construction of modular and manufactured housing; makes technical changes to the definition of mortgage.
Amends §§2803-c & 2803-c-1, Public Health Law; amends §3, Chapter 705 of 2021 (as proposed in S.4377 & A.6222). Relates to posting of information relating to the long-term care ombudsman program; provides that nursing homes and residential health care facilities shall provide certain contact information related to the long-term care ombudsman program at or prior to a patient's admission and twice a year.
Amends §2, Chapter of 2021 (as proposed in Chapter 686 of 2021 (S.538-A & A.4638-A). Changes the effectiveness to nine months after such language takes effect; makes technical changes to the effective date language by removing unnecessary language as chapter 392 of the laws of 2019 has since taken effect.
Amends §119-a, Public Services Law (as proposed in S.7028 & A.2396-A). Requires the public service commission to initiate a proceeding to examine a process for streamlining actions related to utility pole attachments; requires such commission to invite participation in such proceeding by diverse stakeholders.
Amends §1112, Public Health Law (as proposed in Chapter 716 of 2021, S.1759-A & A.126-A). Relates to the list of emerging contaminants; directs the commissioner of health to establish the first list within 180 days and to update the list every three years.
Amends §2500-a, Public Health Law (as proposed in Chapter 730 of 2021, A.4572 & S.4316). Relates to the screening of newborns for glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency.
Amends §1396, Public Health Law; amends §33-0303, Environmental Conservation Law (as proposed in Chapter 783 of 2022, S.4478-A & A.528-A). Relates to pesticide use prohibited at certain children's camps.
Amends §152-c, Social Services Law (as proposed in Chapter 794 of 2021, S.6572 & A.529-A). Provides menstrual products at no cost to menstruating individuals in temporary shelters, including, but not limited to, sanitary napkins, tampons and panty liners.
Amends §2, Chapter 732 of 2021; amends §14.12, Parks & Recreation Law; amends §95-j, State Finance Law (as proposed in S.4410-C & A.4742-B). Relates to the New York state two hundred fiftieth commemoration commission; adds 8 members to the commission.
Amends §19-a, Public Housing Law (as proposed in Chapter 677 of 2021, S.4742 & A.2679). Relates to electronic lease regulations; provides such regulations shall include procedures regarding notification to tenants regarding affirmative consent.
Amends §368-a, Executive Law; amends §2805-o, Public Health Law (as proposed in Chapter 609 of 2021, S.2977-A & A.6100-A). Relates to veteran access to certain benefits regarding temporary shelter, nursing homes, residential health care facilities, adult care facilities, etc.; requires the division to encourage all temporary shelter providers to share information to increase veteran access to benefits.
Amends §§110-c & 114-a, Alcoholic Beverage Control Law (as proposed in Chapter 719 of 2021, S.5764 & A.597). Relates to license applications; requires applicants for such licenses to be furnished with a receipt for the appropriate fee; requires the authority's public website to be updated daily with the status of all open license applications and an estimated date of determination.
Amends §§571 & 575-a, Public Health Law (as proposed in Chapter 675 of 2021, S.2119 & A.228). Relates to source plasma donation centers and certain services they provide.
Amends §1, Chapter of 2021 (as proposed in Chapter 644 of 2021, S.1208-A & A.7738-A). Authorizes the assessor of the county of Nassau to accept from Mercy Medical Center an application for exemption from real property taxes upon approval by the Nassau county legislature.
Amends §361-c, Executive Law (as proposed in Chapter 600 of 2021, S.701-A & A.1140-A). Relates to the membership of the women veterans advisory committee to support and assist the Division of Veterans' Services in locating, educating, and advocating for all women veterans in this state.
Amends §483-cc, Social Services Law (as proposed in Chapter 658 of 2021, S.924 & A.3331). Requires law enforcement agencies or district attorney's offices to inform human trafficking victims of where certain brochures or written materials regarding social or legal services available to such victim are available online.
Amends §352-a, Executive Law (as proposed in Chapter 607 of 2021, S.3638 & A.7472). Establishes a task force on veteran employment opportunities; provides for the membership of such task force including increasing membership from eleven to thirteen members.
Amends §142, Economic Development Law (as proposed in Chapter 662 of 2021, S.1878-B & A.4913-A). Relates to including information relating to the individual or business enterprise that has been awarded an identical or substantially similar procurement contract in certain notices of procurement contract opportunities; provides that for multiple award contracts, a link may be provided to a publicly accessible website that includes such information.
Amends §2803-z, Public Health Law (as proposed in Chapter 737 of 2021, S.2191 & A.5847). Requires every general hospital and nursing home to comply with Medicare and Medicaid conditions of participation for antimicrobial stewardship programs in health care facilities, including training requirements regarding antimicrobial resistance and infection prevention and control.
Amends §1, Chapter 778 of 2021 (as proposed in S.3503-C & A.1561-C). Adds two members who should be appointed by the commissioner of labor to the New York state rural ambulance services task force.
Amends §§2 & 3, Chapter 774 of 2021 (as proposed in S.2767-A & A.5423-A). Changes the number of members in the private student loan finance task force from 11 to 13; designates the superintendent of financial services as the chairperson.
Amends §1004, General Business Law (as proposed in S.146 & A.479); amends §161, Economics Development Law. Relates to including the promotion and expansion of cricket in the state of New York and to the authorization of the department of economic development to give a preference to any tourist promotion agency that is promoting the sport of cricket.
Amends §1111, Tax Law; amends §2, Chapter 664 of 2021 (as proposed in S.3926 & A.5401). Relates to terminal rental adjustment clauses in motor vehicle leases; provides multiple tax payment options for the lessor.
Amends §600, Public Housing Law (as proposed in Chapter 690 of 2021, S.1353-A & A.5428-A). Relates to reporting requirements regarding the obligation to affirmatively further fair housing.
Amends §80-a, State Finance Law; amends §3, Chapter 687 of 2021 (as proposed in S.945-B & A.6866). Relates to the attorney general entering into contracts with fair housing entities and providing certain reports.
Amends §441, Real Property Law; amends §5, Chapter 697 of 2021 (as proposed in S.2132-B & A.5359). Increases the required training for real estate brokers and real estate salespeople relating to fair housing laws and housing discrimination; provides the secretary of state shall require approved faculty to sign and affirm under penalty of perjury a document approved by and submitted electronically attesting to compliance with requirements pertaining to the instruction of established curriculum.
Amends §441-b, Real Property Law; amends §2, Chapter of 2021 (as proposed in S.2133-A & A.5363). Directs the fee paid for issuing or reissuing a real estate broker or salesmen license to the anti-discrimination in housing fund.
Amends §1, Chapter 721 of 2021 (as proposed in S.966-B & A.2140-B). Relates to the study on the quality of life and human health impacts at John F. Kennedy international airport and LaGuardia airport.
Amends §7-108, General Obligations Law; amends §238-a, Real Property Law (as proposed in Chapter 789 of 2021, S.5105-C & A.350-C). Delineates instances where no landlord-tenant relationships exist in cooperative apartments.
Amends §§265.00, 265.01, 265.63 & 265.64, Penal Law; amends §6, Chapter 519 of 2021 (as proposed in S.13-A & A.2666-A). Amends the "Scott J. Beigel unfinished receiver act" relating to the sale or possession of unserialized frames or receivers.
Amends §677, County Law; amends §353, Executive Law (as proposed in Chapter 657 of 2021, S.2036-B & A.3237-A); amends §201, Public Health Law. Provides that the coroner, coroner's physician or medical examiner shall report to the division of veterans' services, in a form and time frame developed by the department of health, any death which appears to be a suicide by a person who, to the knowledge of the coroner, coroner's physician or medical examiner, is a veteran; defines veteran.
Repealed §837-w, amends §230, Executive Law (as proposed in Chapter 764 of 2021, S.1251 & A.7243). Requires the division of criminal justice services to publish quarterly reports providing information related to firearms, rifles and shotguns used in the commission of crimes in the state of New York.
Amends §365-a, Social Services Law (as proposed in Chapter 819 of 2021, S.6575 & A.6323). Makes care and services provided by licensed mental health counselors and marriage and family therapists eligible for coverage under the Medicaid program.
Amends §§1, 2, 3, 9 & 11, Chapter 782 of 2021 (as proposed in S.4323-C & A.6232-C). Amends membership on the construction industry advisory council on public contracting reform; repeals provisions after two years.
Repealed §4909, amends §§3242 & 4329, Insurance Law; repealed §4909, Public Health Law; amends §3, Chapter 780 of 2021 (as proposed in S.4111 & A.4668). Prohibits health care plans that provide essential benefits under the Affordable Care Act from removing a prescription drug from a formulary or adding new or additional formulary restrictions from a formulary during a plan year; requires notice to policy holders of intent to remove a drug from a formulary; relates to the effectiveness of certain provisions of law relating thereto.
Amends §441, Real Property Law; amends §4, Chapter 688 of 2021 (as proposed in S.979-A & A.844-A). Relates to defining cultural competency training for real estate brokers.
Amends §§451 & 452, repealed §452 subs 4 & 5, Agriculture & Markets Law (as proposed in Chapter 631 of 2021, S.4892-A & A.5781-A); adds Article 2 Title 8 §269, Public Health Law. Relates to the Nourish New York program and the hunger prevention and nutrition assistance program; requires the commissioner of agriculture and markets to provide certain reports to the governor and the legislature.
Amends §151-n, Agriculture & Markets Law; amends §5, Chapter 735 of 2021 (as proposed in S.4722-A & A.5386-A). Directs the commissioner of agriculture and markets in conjunction with the state soil and water conservation committee to promulgate rules and regulations to further the climate resilient farming initiative.
Amends §§3, 4, 5 & 6, Chapter 758 of 2021 (as proposed in S.598-B & A.3922-A). Amends provisions of the reimagining long-term care task force act relating to membership on such task force; changes the effective date to be 45 days after the end of the COVID-19 state of emergency.
Adds §135-c, amends §§137-a, 137 & 136, Executive Law; amends §3, Chapter 767 of 2021, (as proposed in S.1780-c & A.399-b). Provides for electronic notarization; provides that a notary public is authorized to perform a remote notarization by utilizing communication technology that allows the notary public to interact with a principal; provides that a notary public qualified under this article is hereby authorized to perform an electronic notarial act by utilizing audio-video communication technology that allows the notary public to interact with a principal.
Amends §382, Agriculture & Markets Law (as proposed in Chapter 645 of 2021, S.1442-B & A.4154-B). Relates to the prohibition of the slaughter of race horses and race horse breeding stock; provides that an owner shall not be liable for a violation related to such prohibition if such owner can demonstrate that there is proper documentation of a transfer of ownership.
Amends §§110-b & 97-a, Alcoholic Beverage Control Law. Relates to certain temporary retail permits issued by the state liquor authority to licensees located in a municipality having a population of one million or more persons; provides that applicants in such a municipality applying for a temporary retail permit must file additional notice; provides conditions for operation under a temporary retail permit in a city with a population of one million or more.
Amends §209, State Technology Law (as proposed in Chapter 796 of 2021, S.7019 & A.7612). Relates to the notification of certain state agencies of a breach of the security system or a breach of the security network.
Amends §103, State Technology Law (as proposed in Chapter 785 of 2021, S.4716-A & A.6215-A). Requires the office of information technology services to advise all state agencies in the implementation of language translation technology.
Amends §19-0306-b, Environmental Conservation Law (as proposed in Chapter 423 of 2021, S.2758 & A.4302). Provides that one hundred percent of in-state sales of new passenger cars and trucks shall be zero-emissions by two thousand thirty-five; provides that it shall be a further goal of the state to transition to one hundred percent zero-emissions from new off-road vehicles and equipment purchased beginning in 2035, where feasible.
Amends §240-d, Domestic Relations Law; amends §413-b, Family Court Act (as proposed in Chapter 437 of 2021, S.4467-B & A.898-B). Relates to a living allowance for adults with developmental disabilities; provides that a determination made pursuant to this section that the person is or is not developmentally disabled, as defined in subdivision twenty-two of section 1.03 of the mental hygiene law, shall not be binding on the state, a local government or the person for any other purpose, including determinations of eligibility for services authorized by the office for people with developmental disabilities.
Amends §7-108, General Obligations Law (as proposed in Chapter 428 of 2021, S.6877 & A.4587-A). Excludes certain seasonal use tenancies from the provisions regulating deposits and advances for residential dwelling units; provides that a seasonal dwelling unit shall be registered with the appropriate local government or county registry.
Amends §§265.00 & 265.10, Penal Law (as proposed in Chapter 518 of 2021, S.7152 & A.6522). Amends the definition of a "disguised gun" to include any firearms designed and intended to appear to be a toy gun.
Amends §3309, adds §2998-f, Public Health Law; amends §2, Chapter 66 of 2016, (as proposed in Chapter 741 of 2021, S.6571 & A.6166-A). Requires reporting of the health risk factors connected with excessive alcohol consumption in addition to existing opioid overdose reporting requirements; requires the commissioner of health to submit an annual statewide report and provide updated data to counties every three months; extends certain overdose reporting requirements.
Amends §131-zz, Social Services Law; amends §3, Chapter 646 of 2021 (as proposed in S.2755-C & A.1160-C). Relates to the child poverty reduction advisory council; changes reporting requirements by such council.
Amends §102, Public Officers Law (as proposed in Chapter 676 of 2021, S.1625-a & A.924-a). Amends the definition of a "public body"; adds the requirement that entities created to perform a necessary function in the decision-making process, must require a quorum in order to conduct public business and consist of 2 or more members, in order to meet the definition of a "public body".
Amends §202-f, State Administrative Procedure Act; amends §3, Chapter of 2021 (as proposed in Chapter 801, S.155 & A.6267). Relates to public hearings on proposed rules; carves out specific procedures for public hearings for certain entities; changes the effective date to January 1, 2023.
Amends §8, Chapter 763 of 2021 (as proposed in S.1027-A & A.7931). Changes the effective date of bills numbers S.1027-A and A.7931 to April 1, 2022.
Amends §837, Executive Law; amends §3, Chapter 722 of 2021 (as proposed in S.70-A & A.2230-A). Relates to the "hate crimes analysis and review act"; calls for the promulgation of regulations related to the use of a "hate crime demographic data form"; changes the effective date to the 180th day after it shall have become a law.
Amends §220, Labor Law (as proposed in Chapter 823 of 2021, S.255-B & A.1106-B). Relates to prevailing wage on public works worksites for work involving the hauling and delivery of aggregate supply construction materials; changes the term projects to worksites.
Amends §16, Agriculture & Markets Law (as proposed in Chapter 751 of 2021, S.6330-A & A.7403-A). Requires the department of agriculture and markets to develop and maintain a directory of New York state farms and farm products instead of a database.
Amends §111-a, Public Service Law; amends §1020-f, Public Authorities Law; amends §3, Chapter 826 of 2021 (as proposed in S.1544-A & A.4403). Relates to compensation disclosures by certain gas corporations, electric corporations, water-works and steam corporations; defines certain terms relating thereto; changes the effective date to the ninetieth day after it shall have become a law.
Amends §1, Chapter 736 of 2021 (as proposed in S.6375 & A.5713). Relates to a study of the delivery of medical care in this state in response to the COVID-19 pandemic including health care facilities licensed under article 28 of the public health law; changes the reporting date to the governor and the legislature to two years after the study shall have become law.
Amends §170-e, Executive Law; amends §§1 & 3, Chapter 745 of 2021 (as proposed in S.6639-A & A.6896-A). Relates to the collection of certain demographic information by certain state agencies, boards, departments and commissions; provides that the requirements shall not be effective for the department of labor, the division of criminal justice services, the office of mental health or office of temporary and disability assistance until July 1, 2024.
Amends §28, Agriculture & Markets Law; amends §2, Chapter 731 of 2021 (as proposed in S.1056 & A.4613). Creates an advisory group which shall produce a report on improving urban and rural consumer access to locally produced, healthy foods; provides such group shall include representatives from agriculture, food access organizations, food retailers and economic development agencies; makes changes to the effectiveness.
Amends §1, Chapter 802 of 2021; amends §§1269-b, 1266-e, 1266-d & 1204-e, Public Authorities Law (as proposed in S.4943-B & A.6235-B). Relates to a strategic action plan created by the metropolitan transportation authority which improves bicycle and pedestrian access at its bridges and passenger stations; requires findings be submitted by June 1, 2022 and every 5 years thereafter.
Amends §§9-1711 & 9-1710, Environmental Conservation Law (as proposed in Chapter 673 of 2021, S.7010-C & A.7735-A). Relates to aquatic invasive species inspection stations and spread prevention efforts.
Amends §2803, Public Health Law; amends §2, Chapter 821 of 2021 (as proposed in S.1414-A & A.259-A). Relates to accreditation, approval, and operation of midwifery birth centers; adds life safety codes or applicable other building standards to the considerations the commissioner shall consider when approving certificates of incorporation; extends the effective date to 180 days after it shall have become a law.
Amends §280-a, Public Health L; amends §§4 & 5, Chapter 828 of 2021; amends Article 29 §§2901 - 2914, Insurance Law (as proposed in S.3762 & A.1936); add §99-oo, State Finance Law. Provides for pharmacy benefit management and the procurement of prescription drugs to be dispensed to patients, or the administration or management of prescription drug benefits; sets forth definitions; provides for funds received by a pharmacy in trust for the health plan or provider; provides for accountability of such funds; provides for an appeals process to investigate and resolve disputes regarding multi-source generic drug pricing.
Amends §§2305, 3425, 3458, 3459, 3460, 3461, 5103 & 5106, Insurance Law; amends §§900 - 918, repealed §901, renumbers §§902 - 920 to be §§901 - 919, General Business Law; repealed & adds Article 28-D §§1190 - 1197, amends §§171-a, 1160, 1166-a & 1166-b, Tax Law; amends §14, Chapter 795 of 2021 (as proposed in S.6715 & A.2349-A). Relates to the peer-to-peer car sharing program act, which provides guidelines for establishing peer-to-peer car sharing programs and outlines how they shall be insured, which cars shall be used, how drivers shall work under such programs, and how liability should be determined under such programs in the case of an accident or damaged property.
Amends §1110, Public Health Law (as proposed in Chapter 771 of 2021, S.2122-A & A.160-B); amends §§1950 & 3602, Education Law. Relates to expenses for potable water testing in school buildings.
Amends §17-a, Workers’ Compensation Law (as proposed in Chapter 622 of 2021, S.1022-A & A.6466-A). Requires the workers' compensation board to provide translations of certain documents and forms used by injured employees to apply for workers' compensation benefits.
Amends §2, Chapter 249 of 2021; amends §3, Chapter 746 of 2021 (as proposed in S.6482-B and A.6970-A). Extends provisions relating to electronic absentee ballot applications until April 1, 2022; bumps the effectiveness to April 1, 2022.
Amends §390-k, Social Services Law (as proposed in Chapter 797 of 2021, S.7128 & A.7721-A). Modifies the focus of the child care availability taskforce; makes changes to the list of what should be studied by such task force including the request for recommendations on potential solutions, partnerships or other ways to address chronic child care workforce issues and other related concerns.
Amends §13.05, Mental Hygiene Law (as proposed in Chapter 683 of 2021, A.7358-A & S.6293-A). Requires that on and after June 30, 2022, the developmental disabilities council consist of thirty-five members, including the commissioner, the chairman of the conference of local mental hygiene directors or his or her designee, four members to be appointed by the temporary president of the senate, four members to be appointed by the speaker of the assembly, one member to be appointed by the minority leader of the senate, one member to be appointed by the minority leader of the assembly and twenty-three members to be appointed by the governor.
Repealed Article 6-B, County Law (as proposed in Chapter 793 of 2021, S.6194-B & A.7177-B). Directs the commissioner of the office of mental health, in consultation with the commissioner and the office of addiction services and supports to submit a report that details the resources necessary to make the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, otherwise known as the 9-8-8 suicide prevention and mental health crisis hotline system, available, operational, and effective across the state.
Amends §3101, Civil Practice Law & Rules; amends §4, Chapter 832 of 2021 (as proposed in S.7052 & A.8041). Relates to amending the comprehensive insurance disclosure act to require that all parties provide notice and proof of the existence and contents of any insurance agreement, including coverage amounts, under which any person or entity may be liable to satisfy part or all of a judgment within ninety days of serving an answer in an action; makes provisions applicable to actions commenced on or after the effective date.
Amends §2802-b, Public Health Law; amends §2, Chapter 766 of 2021 (as proposed in S.1451-A & A.191-A). Relates to applications for construction, or substantial reduction of, a hospital or health related service; relates to the effectiveness of certain provisions relating to health equity assessments in the establishment or construction of a hospital.
03/16/22 signed with Press Release
Amends §295, Executive Law. Establishes a toll free confidential hotline for complainants of workplace sexual harassment to be administered by the division of human rights; makes related provisions.
03/16/22 signed with Press Release
Amends §292, Executive Law. Includes the state and all public employers as employers subject to the provisions of the human rights law; includes executive, legislative and judicial employers.
03/16/22 SIGNED with Press Release
Amends §§296 & 297, Executive Law. Prohibits the release of personnel or employees as a retaliatory action against employees who complain or assist in proceedings involving unlawful discriminatory practices by employers.
Amends §385, Vehicle & Traffic Law (as proposed in L.2021 C.393, S.6332-A & A.7417-A). Relates to certain portions of the New York state thruway where maximum dimension and weight limitations of vehicle shall not be applicable.
Amends §§1394 & 1394-c, Public Health Law (as proposed in L.2021 C.289, S.4345-A & A.4801-A).
Allows for an emergency medical technician to act as a designated camp health director or to provide health services in assistance to the camp health director at children's camps and camps for children with developmental disabilities; allows for children's camps and camps for children with developmental disabilities to contract with licensed medical professionals to provide professional services during any period in which the camp has a valid permit to operate.
Amends §3244, Insurance Law; amends §2, Chapter 678 of 2021 (as proposed in S.7075 & A.3516). Relates to the satisfaction of requirements for an explanation of benefits for certain pharmaceutical claims.
03/18/22 SIGNED CHAP.144
Amends §2, Chapter 624 of 2021 (as proposed in S.3070 & A.2004). Amends the date the president of the state civil service commission shall complete a study on the current civil service examination process to on or before July 1, 2023.
Amends §1302, Real Property Actions & Proceedings Law. (as proposed in S.5785-A & A.2502-A, L.2021 C.395)
Relates to complaints served in a proceeding initiated on a residential mortgage covering a one to four family dwelling.
Amends §665-a, Education Law (as proposed in S.4237-A & A.3136-A, L.2021 C.573). Prevents institutions from implementing contingencies on the receipt of state funding by preventing the use of language in agreements regarding mandatory arbitration, internal dispute processes, prohibiting class actions and prohibiting the disclosure of any information in the agreement to anyone.
Amends §§626, 45 & 505, Correction Law; amends §19.18-c, Mental Hygiene Law; amends §4, Chapter 432 of 2021 (as proposed in S.1795 & A.533). Relates to certain functions of the office of addiction services and supports, and to use of the term incarcerated individuals.
Amends §6109, Insurance Law (as proposed in S.4112 & A.3466, L.2021 C.649). Authorizes the return of any operating reserve balances of members of a municipal insurance reciprocal upon the municipal reciprocal insurer's demonstration that it will retain sufficient surplus to support its obligations and writings.
Amends §§265.01 & 265.07, Penal Law (as proposed in S.14-A & A.613-A, L.2021 C.520). Criminalizes the sale of ghost guns; requires any person licensed as a gunsmith or a dealer in firearms to register with the division of criminal justice services any unserialized firearm, rifle or shotgun, finished frame or receiver, or unfinished frame or receiver.
Amends §1, Chapter 615 of 2021 (as proposed in S.4746 & A.2439). Directs the president of the state civil service commission to publish reports annually relating to diversity within executive state agencies, authorities, boards, bureaus, commissions, departments and divisions under executive control.
Renumbers §239-c to be §355-e, amends §355-e, Education Law; amends §97-j, State Finance Law; amends §3, Chapter 595 of 2021 (as proposed in S.2981 & A.7302). Relates to the firearm violence research institute; makes technical changes to the institute's procedures, goals and activities.
Amends §2803-aa, Pub Health L (as proposed in S.1783-A & A.6057-A, L.2021 C.768). Directs the commissioner of health to establish and implement an infection inspection control audit and checklist on nursing homes; provides civil penalties for nursing homes who violate infection control standards.
Amends §442-h, Real Property Law; amends §3, Chapter 696 of 2021 (as proposed in S.2131-A & A.6186). Requires real estate brokers to institute standardized operating procedures for the prerequisites prospective homebuyers shall meet prior to receiving any services.
Amends §297, Executive Law (as proposed in S.749 & A.1899, L.2021 C.566). Relates to the awarding of attorney's fees under the human rights law; removes language relating to claims of credit discrimination where sex is a basis of such discrimination and claims of employment discrimination.
Repealed §87 sub 6, amends §87, Public Officers Law; amends §50-b, Civil Rights Law (as proposed in S.6017 & A.5470, L.2021 C.808). Relates to freedom of information law disclosures related to law enforcement related records and records identifying victims.
Amends §104, Public Service Law (as proposed in S.5868-A & A.7214-A, L.2021 C.748). Relates to fiber-based services being provided to tenants; prevents landlords from: demanding or accepting payment from tenants in exchange for permitting fiber optic service on or within such landlord's property or premises; or discriminating in rental charges or otherwise, between tenants who receive fiber optic service and those who do not.
Amends §198-e, Labor Law; amends §756-f, General Business Law; amends §4, Chapter 419 of 2021 (as proposed in S.2766-C & A.3350-A). Provides that a contractor making or taking a construction contract shall assume liability for any debt resulting from making a claim, owed to an employee, or third party on an employee's behalf, incurred by a subcontractor at any tier acting under, by, or for the contractor for an employee's performance of labor; provides for wage theft prevention and enforcement.
Amends §§1 & 2, Chapter 790 of 2021 (as proposed in S.5231 & A.5574). Directs the department of financial services and the division of housing and community renewal to conduct a study examining any increasing costs of liability, fire and casualty insurance premiums or any lack of availability of liability, fire and casualty insurance coverage for affordable housing.
Amends §725.05, Criminal Procedure Law (as proposed in S.7033 & A.7713, L.2021 C.809). Makes technical changes relating to considerations for adjustment by the probation service.
Amends §1307, Real Property Actions & Proceedings Law. Defines vacant and abandoned residential property in relation to mortgage foreclosure actions; establishes plaintiffs in such matters shall maintain the subject property.
Amends §3458, Insurance Law (as proposed in S.653-A & A.651-A, L.2021 C.761). Defines the term property/casualty insurance; provides for the electronic delivery of a policy notice or document by an insurer to a party who consents to such delivery.
Amends §234-a, Real Property Law (as proposed in S.2014 & A.5040, L.2021 C.695). Exempts shareholders of cooperative housing corporations from new provisions of law prohibiting legal fees in connection with the operation or rental of a residential unit.
Amends §§64, 67 & 67-a, Civil Rights Law; amends §12, Chapter 158 of 2021 (as proposed in S.4402-B & A.5465-D). Relates to changes of name and sex designation.
Amends §42, Public Officers Law (as proposed in S.7227 & A.8028, L.2021 C.320); amends §§4-112, 4-114, 6-120, 6-154, 6-158, 8-600, 10-108 & 16-102, Election Law. Relates to special elections to fill vacancies in the state senate and assembly and certain deadlines with regard to such special elections.
Repealed §§1 & 2, adds §§1 - 6, renumbers §3 to be §7, Chapter 238 of 2021 (as proposed in S.6353-A & A.7733). Permits the use of contiguous and non-contiguous municipal public space by certain licensees under the alcoholic beverage control law.
Amends §1, Chapter 271 of 2021 (as proposed in S.7110-A & A.7908-A). Makes the Sai Mandir USA real property tax exemption contingent upon the approval of the legislature of the county of Nassau.
Amends §§13-c, 35-a, 17 & 32-a, Private Housing Finance Law; amends §§4 & 5, Chapter 749 of 2021 (as proposed in S.6412 & A.7272). Relates to certain duties of a board of directors of a mutual housing company; prohibits certain mutual housing companies from voluntarily dissolving during the COVID-19 state disaster emergency.
Amends §66-q, Public Service Law; amends §2, Chapter 822 of 2021 (as proposed in S.3929 & A.3876). Establishes a commercial tariff on electric vehicles; requires the public service commission to commence a proceeding to establish a commercial tariff utilizing alternatives to traditional demand-based rate structures, other operating cost relief mechanisms, or a combination thereof (collectively, solutions) to facilitate faster charging for eligible light duty, heavy duty, and fleet electric vehicles; makes technical corrections to the effective date.
Amends §630-i, Tax Law; repealed §86, State Finance Law (as proposed in S.5952 & A.2111, L.2021 C.589). Replaces the word gun with firearm in regards to the firearm violence research fund.
Repealed Article 19-E, adds §4-b, amends §702, Executive Law (as proposed in S.1836 & A.3130, L.2021 C.834). Establishes the chief disability officer to advocate on behalf of persons with disabilities and assure that persons with disabilities are afforded the opportunity to exercise all of the rights and responsibilities accorded to citizens of the state of New York.
03/18/22 signed with Press Release
Amends §§99-nn & 4, State Finance Law; amends §25.18, Mental Hygiene Law; amends §63, Executive Law. Provides that moneys expended from the opioid settlement fund shall be used consistent with the terms of any statewide opioid settlement agreements; provides such fund shall consist of money received by the state pursuant to any statewide opioid settlement agreements; relates to the membership of the opioid settlement board.
Amends §4, Chapter 60 of 2021. Extends the effectiveness of provisions relating to absentee ballots for school district elections during a declared disaster emergency to January 1, 2023.
Permits certain elected and appointed officers who failed to take or file their oaths of office or official undertaking within the prescribed period to continue to serve if they take or file the required oath or undertaking within 30 days.
Krueger (Governor’s Program #9)
Provides for emergency appropriation for the period April 1, 2022 through April 7, 2022.
Amends §4-117, Election Law. Requires the board of elections to mail notice of ensuing primary and general elections, registration status, polling place location and other information to active voters between the third Tuesday in April and the second Friday in May each year.
Amends Part Q §2, Chapter 59 of 2016. Extends certain provisions relating to the closure or transfer of a state-operated individualized residential alternative from March 31, 2022 to March 31, 2024.
04/28/22 signed w/ Press Release
Amends §§1 & 2, Chapter 3 of 2020. Extends the date that the final report from the stretch limousine passenger safety task force shall be issued to October 1, 2022.
Amends §6-146, Election Law. Provides for the declination of a designation as a candidate or nomination for a party position where the person so nominated or designated has been arrested or charged with one or more state or federal misdemeanors or felonies, or convicted of a crime after designation.
05/03/22 signed w/ Press Release
Amends §220, Public Health Law. Adds a representative of women's health service providers on the public health and health planning council.
05/04/22 signed w/ Press Release
Adds Article 13-C §640, Education Law. Prohibits certain practices regarding collection and enforcement of student debt.
05/04/22 signed w/ Press Release
Amends §§4111, 4707, 4807 & 4809, Education Law. Removes the term incorrigible from certain sections of the education law.
STAVISKY (State Education Department # 12)
05/04/22 SIGNED w/ Press Release
Amends §5003, Education Law. Prohibits discrimination, intimidation and retaliation against students of proprietary schools who file a written complaint or exercise their right of private action against a proprietary school.
05/05/22 signed w/ Press Release
Directs the department of financial services to conduct a study on underbanked communities and households in New York state and to make recommendations to improve access to financial services.
05/05/22 SIGNED w/ Press Release
Amends §9-t, Banking Law. Prohibits banking organizations from issuing mail-loan checks without request or application therefor; provides that failure to destroy or return a mail-loan check does not constitute an acceptance thereof; provides that mail-loan checks shall have the transaction fee and interest rate included on the check.
05/06/22 signed w/ Press Release
Amends §36.01, Mental Hygiene Law. Provides addiction and mental health services training, including crisis intervention team training, mental health first aid, implicit bias training and naloxone training, to firefighters and emergency medical services personnel.
05/06/22 signed w/ Press Release
Requires the department of financial services, in consultation with the department of taxation and finance, to conduct a study regarding insurance or other risk mitigation tools and third-party payroll service providers; provides that the superintendent of financial services shall submit a report to the governor, the temporary president of the senate and the speaker of the assembly of the department's findings, conclusions, and recommendations.
GOUNARDES (Governor Program # 11)
Adds Part RR §2-a, Chapter 59 of 2022. Provides special requirements for notice and mailing of local enactments electing a cents-per-gallon rate of sales and use tax and for the effective date of the repeal thereof.
GOUNARDES (Governor Program # 12)
Amends Part MM Subpart A §6, Chapter 59 of 2022; amends §25-a, Labor Law. Provides that for an employer to participate in the New York youth jobs program tax credit program eleven, they must submit their application no later than December 1, 2023; requires that a pass-through entity tax election must be made by September 15, 2022 for the 2022 tax year; provides for necessary estimated payments for electing resident S corporations based on the date a pass-through entity tax election was made.
Amends §89-cc, General Business Law. Relates to process server records; provides for oversight of process server records by third party contractors.
Repealed §1.20 sub 34 ¶(l), Criminal Procedure Law. Repeals certain provisions relating to persons who are sworn officers of the Long Island railroad police.
Amends §4201, Public Health Law. Provides that if there are more than two members of certain classes of persons entitled to control the disposition of remains of a decedent, the disposition shall be determined by a majority of the members of the class who are reasonably available.
Amends Chapter 188 of 1978. Provides for the powers and duties of the Colonial Farmhouse Restoration Society of Bellerose, Queens county, New York; reestablishes the powers and duties of the board of directors.
Amends §7002, Insurance Law; amends §1005, Public Authority Law; amends §§1500 & 1502-b, Tax Law. Authorizes the power authority of the state of New York to form a pure captive insurance company.
Amends §2352, Insurance Law. Permits insurers to make available multiple rating programs for commercial insurance within the same company.
Amends §2352, Insurance Law. Permits insurers to make available multiple rating programs for commercial insurance within the same company.
Amends §3, Chapter 618 of 1998. Extends a provision of law regarding the disposal of surplus computer equipment by political subdivisions.
Amends §5, Chapter 77 of 2010. Extends certain provisions relating to an environmental facility and cancer incidence map until May 1, 2028.
Amends §5, Chapter 77 of 2010. Extends certain provisions relating to an environmental facility and cancer incidence map until May 1, 2028.
Amends §2, Chapter 473 of 2010. Extends the provisions relating to the New York state thoroughbred breeding and development fund until twelve years after the commencement of the operation of a video lottery terminal facility at Aqueduct racetrack.
Amends §228, Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering & Breeding Law. Relates to certain payments to the horsemen's organization; extends such provisions to 2023.
Amends §§3012, 3012-d, 3014, 2509 & 2573, Education Law. Relates to annual professional performance reviews and tenure; makes an exception for individuals who did not receive an annual performance review rating during the 2019-2020, 2020-2021 and the 2021-2022 school years; allows for them to receive tenure if the individual would have been qualified if they had received such performance review.
05/13/22 signed w/ Press Release
Amends §§296, 296-a & 296-c, Executive Law. Prohibits discrimination based on status as a victim of domestic violence.
Adds §214-j, amends R3403, Civil Practice Law & Rules; adds §219-e, Judiciary Law. Relates to the statute of limitations for civil actions related to certain sexual offenses committed against a person eighteen years of age or older, revives such actions otherwise barred by the existing statute of limitations and grants trial preference to such actions; directs the chief administrator of the courts to promulgate rules for the timely adjudication of certain revived actions.