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2023 CHAPTER LAWS
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01/27/23 signed chap.1
Repealed & adds §3 sub (i), Chapter 400 of 2014. Implements certain collective bargaining agreements relating to terms and conditions of employment of certain nonjudicial officers and employees of the unified court system.
03/03/23 signed chap.2
Amends §3, Chap of 2022 (as proposed in S.8025 & A.9158). Relates to assessment of certain land parcels for the purposes of determining payments to eligible school, fire, fire protection, and ambulance districts; removes requirement that such assessments be approved by the commissioner of taxation and finance in the same manner as state lands.
03/03/23 signed chap.3
Amends §80-b, Highway Law (as proposed in S.3897 & A.8936-A); amends §15, Chap 329 of 1991. Relates to the percentage responsibility of the state for federally assisted projects; relates to the state share of municipal projects where the municipality funds a complete street design.
03/03/23 signed chap.4
Amends §2, Chap of 2022 (as proposed in S.7861-A & A.9336-A). Directs the department of agriculture and markets, in cooperation with NYSERDA, to produce and distribute guidance and educational materials for farmers on the use of agrivoltaics in farming no later than one year after chapter 629 of the laws of 2022 takes effect.
03/03/23 signed chap.5
Amends §6802, Education Law (as proposed in S.4870-B & A.3040-B). Relates to pharmacists administering medications approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
03/03/23 signed chap.6
Amends §22, Executive Law (as proposed in S.1086 & A.1905). Clarifies that a plan for the delivery of medical supplies and medications to pharmacies, hospitals and nursing homes in affected areas during a state disaster emergency is required.
Amends §87, Public Officers Law (as proposed in S.4863-A & A.4677-A). Prohibits agencies from charging a fee for records where an electronic copy is already available from a previous request made within the past six months except for the actual cost of a storage device or media if provided to the requester.
03/03/23 signed chap.7
03/03/23 signed chap.8
Amends §203-b, Executive Law; amends §2, Chap of 2022 (as proposed in S.8145 & A.843-A). Requires the commissioner of general services to maintain a list of all state boards; requires each state board to maintain a publicly accessible website; requires each website associated with a state board to include certain information about such state board; changes the effectiveness of chapter 219 to November 1, 2013.
03/03/23 signed chap.9
Repealed §7.49, Mental Hygiene Laws (as proposed in S.4253 & A.6506). Requires the commissioner of the office of mental health to provide monthly status reports of the community investments and the impact on inpatient census to the chair of the senate finance committee and the chair of the assembly ways and means committee and to post such report on the office's website.
03/03/23 signed chap.10
Amends §4310, Public Health Law (as proposed in S.6921-A & A.7916-A). Clarifies that registration in the donate life registry takes effect when entry of the individual's enrollment data is made into the registry.
03/03/23 signed chap.11
Amends §16, Agriculture & Markets Law (as proposed in S.549-B & A.3954-B). Clarifies the provisions relating to the establishment and priorities of the New York state council on hunger and food policy.
03/03/23 signed chap.12
Amends §3, Chap of 2022 (as proposed in S.7360 & A.9821). Relates to the effectiveness of certain curriculum requirements related to human trafficking awareness to be included in alcohol training awareness programs.
03/03/23 signed chap.13
Amends §226, Agriculture & Markets Law (as proposed in S.8741-A & A.9649-A). Creates a natural fiber textile development workgroup to study and identify methods of advancing the animal and plant based textile industry in this state.
03/03/23 signed chap.14
Repealed §368-b, amends §368-b, Executive Law (as proposed in S.8729 & A.9590); add §29-a, Veterans' Services Law. Authorizes public requests for information from any county, city, town, or village desiring to have a memorial located within their municipality listed within the veterans memorial registry; directs the department of veterans' services to establish a veterans memorial registry.
03/03/23 signed chap.15
Amends §37-0117, Environmental Conservation Law (as proposed in S.8291-A & A.8630-A). Provides that no person shall sell or offer for sale any cosmetic product or personal care product containing mercury, other than in trace amounts allowed by the food and drug administration as unavoidable under conditions of good manufacturing practice or necessary for use as a preservative in the absence of an effective and safe nonmercurial preservative substitute.
03/03/23 signed chap.16
Amends §19-a, State Finance Law; amends §2, Chap of 2022 (as proposed in S.23-B & A.4386-B). Exempts certain projects from requirements for providing EV charging capability and from certain labor law provisions for public projects.
03/03/23 signed chap.17
Amends §112, State Finance Law; amends §§355, 373, 6218 & 6275, Education Law (as proposed in S.6809-A & A.7925-A). Relates to the oversight of certain contracts by the comptroller; provides for the oversight of contracts by the comptroller based upon the dollar amounts of such contracts.
03/03/23 signed chap.18
Amends §378, Executive Law (as proposed in S.7858 & A.8646). Exempts hot tubs or spas with safety covers from certain standards of the New York state uniform fire prevention and building code.
03/03/23 signed chap.19
Amends §378, Executive Law (as proposed in S.7582-B & A.9216-B). Relates to standards for the construction of all new buildings and for the construction or renovation of existing buildings that undergo a substantial improvement and which are located wholly or partially in an area designated on the applicable Federal Emergency Management Agency ("FEMA") flood insurance rate map, as amended from time to time, as a Special Flood Hazard Area or Moderate Risk Flood Hazard Area.
03/03/23 signed chap.20
Amends §2803, Public Health Law (as proposed in S.1785-A & A.6052). Requires nursing homes to follow Federal CDC or medicare and medicaid guidance relating to infectious disease control planning and procedures.
03/03/23 signed chap.21
Amends §242, Elder Law (as proposed in S.3483-A & A.928-A). Limits the calculation of increases in income limiting eligibility under the program for elderly pharmaceutical insurance coverage to one subsequent calendar year.
03/03/23 signed chap.22
Amends §231-b, Real Property Law (as proposed in S.5472-A & A.7876-A). Requires residential leases to include information on prior flood damage due to a natural flood event, such as heavy rainfall, coastal storm surge, tidal inundation, or river overflow, that the lessor knows or reasonable should know has occurred to such premises and the nature of any such damage.
03/03/23 signed chap.23
Amends §240, Domestic Relations Law; amends §575, Executive Law; amends §4, Chap of 2022 (as proposed in S.6385-B & A.2375-C). Relates to mandatory training of a forensic evaluator in relation to court ordered forensic evaluations involving child custody and visitation when the child is living out-of-state and is farther than one hundred miles from the New York state border; relates to training in the prevention and intervention of domestic violence required for forensic investigators.
03/03/23 signed chap.24
Amends §796-k, Real Property Actions & Proceedings Law; amends §2, Chap of 2022 (as proposed in S.6721 & A.3241). Relates to information available for inspection during certain special proceedings by certain tenants for judgment directing deposit of rents that are in the possession of the department charged with the enforcement of the housing maintenance code of the municipality; relates to the effectiveness of such provisions.
03/03/23 signed chap.25
Amends §16-c, Urban Development Corporation Act (as proposed in S.571 & A.6420). Restricts the use of funds received from the minority and women-owned business development and lending program for the purpose of refinancing existing commercial or business related debt.
03/03/23 signed chap.26
Amends §70-b, Civil Rights Law (as proposed in A.10094-A & S.9039-A). Relates to the amount of damages recoverable in a cause of action for unlawful interference with protected rights which is up to three times the amount of compensatory damages.
03/03/23 signed chap.27
Amends §167, Labor Law; amends §2, Chap of 2022 (as proposed in S.1997-A & A.286-A). Provides for oversight of the use of mandatory overtime during an emergency.
03/03/23 signed chap.28
Amends §192-e, Agriculture & Markets Law (as proposed in S.8426 & A.1451-A). Requires when delivery is made of liquefied petroleum gas in times of emergency the temporary emergency supplier shall provide written information to the regular supplier; prohibits removing or filling liquefied petroleum gas without consent of the owner.
03/03/23 signed chap.29
Amends §§4310 & 4408, Public Health Law; amends §§3216, 3221 & 4306, Insurance Law; amends §5, Chap of 2022 (as proposed in S.8805 & A.10186). Requires space for donate life registration in the initial process setting up an online member service portal with an insurer.
03/03/23 signed chap.30
Repealed §250.72, amends §§250.70 & 250.71, Penal Law; amends §52-d, Civil Rights Law (as proposed in S.7211-B & A.1121-C). Provides for the offense of unlawful dissemination of a personal image and a private right of action for such offense.
03/03/23 signed chap.31
Amends §2805-i, Public Health Law; amends §2, Chap of 2022 (as proposed in S.7867-A & A.9596-A). Relates to the establishment of the statewide electronic tracking system for evidence collection kits used to collect and preserve evidence of a sexual assault or other sex offense that are submitted to the custody of law enforcement; relates to the effectiveness of such provisions.
03/03/23 signed chap.32
Amends §§859-a & 874, General Municipal Law; amends §§1953-a, 1963-a, 2307 & 2315, Public Authorities Law (as proposed in S.3256 & A.10056). Relates to notice procedures prior to approval of projects by industrial development agencies; includes electronic correspondence with read-receipts.
03/03/23 signed chap.33
Renumbered §66-s to be §66-u, amends §66-u, Public Service Law (as proposed in S.1380-A & A.129-A). Requires gas corporations to file annual gas safety reports; authorizes the public service commission to order reasonable improvements to promote public interest, preserve public health and protect those using gas when there is a deficiency in a gas corporation's prioritization or administration of its pipeline replacement projects or operation and maintenance activities related to gas safety.
03/03/23 signed chap.34
Amends §§1503, 1505-b, 1518 & 1502, Not for Profit Corporation Law; amends §§4145 & 4200 - 4203, Public Health Law; amends §7, Chap of 2022 (as proposed in S.5535 & A.382). Clarifies provisions related to the creation, operation, and duties of natural organic reduction facilities as cemetery corporations.
03/03/23 signed chap.35
Amends §753-f, General Business Law; amends §7, Chap of 2022 (as proposed in S.1130 & A.4283). Allows reasonable rental fees to be charged by a retail pet shop for showcasing dogs, cats, or rabbits for adoption; adjusts the effectiveness of the prohibition of the sale of dogs, cats and rabbits from pet shops.
03/03/23 signed chap.36
Renumbered Art 7-C to be Art 7-D, amends §§797, 797-b, 797-c, 797-e & 797-j, Real Property Actions & Proceedings Law; amends §204, Uniform City Court Act; amends §204, Uniform District Court Act; amends §204, Uniform Justice Court Act; amends §204, NYC Civil Court Act; amends §7, Chap of 2022 (as proposed in S.4594-B & A.354-B). Amends the tenant dignity and safe housing act relating to special proceedings for judgment directing repairs of conditions and other relief in residential real property to limit jurisdiction; provides that proceedings may be maintained against any respondent with a legal obligation to maintain the property.
03/03/23 signed chap.37
Amends §73-a, Public Service Law; amends §1020-mm, Public Authorities Law; Repealed §709 sub 2 ¶(v), amends §24, Executive Law; amends §4, Chap of 2022 (as proposed in S.926-C & A.3318-C). Relates to the restoration of electric power services during a widespread outage; requires electric corporations and the Long Island power authority service provider during a widespread prolonged outage that affects at least twenty thousand customers to notify the village, town or city if certain electric power services are not able to be restored; requires the chief executive to coordinate with affected police departments, fire departments, ambulance services and advanced life support first response services prewired with an appropriate transfer switch for using an alternate generated power source for the emergency deployment of alternate generated power sources.
03/03/23 signed chap.38
Amends §66, Public Service Law; amends §1020-f, Public Authorities Law; amends §3, Chap of 2022 (as proposed in S.931-A & A.3217-A). Removes requirements that require any medical equipment or equipment necessary for an individual whose diagnosis is likely to be significantly triggered or significantly exacerbated by a continued loss of power that will adversely impact that individual's health; removes such requirements from an emergency response plan.
03/03/23 signed chap.39
Repealed §1, Chap of 2022 (as proposed in S.559 & A.3642). Repeals provisions relating to prescription digital therapeutics which are software-based disease treatments.
03/03/23 signed chap.40
Repealed §314-a, amends §§311 & 313, Executive Law; amends §97-k, State Finance Law; amends §6, Chap of 2022 (as proposed in S.3390-A & A.9259-A). Relates to minority and women-owned business enterprise fraud and the monies of the minority and women-owned business enterprise fund; and to the effectiveness of certain provisions related thereto.
03/03/23 signed chap.41
Amends §365-k, Social Service Law (as proposed in S.8157 & A.8604). Limits availability and coverage for non-invasive prenatal testing for Medicaid patients based on age if such limits are recommended by the United States food and drug administration, the centers for Medicare and Medicaid services, or the United States department of health and human services.
03/03/23 signed chap.42
Amends §§48-a & 91, Public Service Law; amends §§399-cccc, 399-yy & 399-yyy, General Business Law; amends §6, Chap of 2022 (as proposed in S.7157-A & A.6207-B). Clarifies the process for the release of individuals from utility, phone and television contracts in instances of domestic violence; changes the effectiveness of the provisions to June 30, 2023.
03/03/23 signed chap.43
Amends §§218, 780, 781 & 784 - 787, Labor Law; amends §5, Chap of 2022 (as proposed in S.8922-A & A.10020-A). Makes clarifications to the provisions of the warehouse worker protection act.
03/03/23 signed chap.44
Amends §§1299-a, 1299-c, 1299-bb, 1299-dd, 1301, 1303, 1326 & 1328, Public Authorities Law (as proposed in S.3959-B & A.7822-C). Relates to members of transportation authorities; provides that any local or statewide transit advocacy organization may recommend one or more transit dependent individuals to be considered; makes related provisions.
03/03/23 signed chap.45
Amends §1, Chap of 2022 (as proposed in S.6035-A & A.6950-A). Makes clarifying changes regarding the authorization for the Bellmore Fire District to file an application for exemption from real property taxes.
03/03/23 signed chap.46
Amends §1, Chap of 2022 (as proposed in S.8940-A & A.9981-A). Requires the approval by the Nassau county legislature for the assessor of the county of Nassau to then accept from the Mineola Union Free School District an application for exemption from real property taxes.
03/03/23 signed chap.47
Amends §396-i, General Business Law (as proposed in S.145-B & A.266-A). Requires the consumer protection division to establish a model notice of potential scams when selling gift cards.
03/03/23 signed chap.48
Amends §399-nn, General Business Law; amends §3, Chap of 2022 (as proposed on S.4104-A & A.7006-B). Relates to the sale of digital electronic equipment manufactured and first sold or used in New York on or after July 1, 2023; requires original equipment manufacturers to provide diagnostic and repair information; authorizes original equipment manufacturers to establish reasonable training and certification programs for independent repair providers and to offer parts to independent repair providers or owners with other parts where the individual components may pose a heightened safety risk; relates to the effectiveness thereof.
03/03/23 signed chap.49
Amends §§1 & 9, Chap of 2022; amends §§8-0105, 8-0109, 8-0113, 70-0118 & 70-0107, Environmental Conservation Law (as proposed in S.8830 & A.2103-D). Relates to minimizing disproportionate impacts of environmental facility siting on disadvantaged communities.
05/12/23 SIGNED CHAP.50
Makes appropriations for the support of government - State Operations Budget.
05/03/23 SIGNED CHAP.51
Makes appropriations for the support of government - Legislature and Judiciary Budget.
05/03/23 signed chap.52
Makes appropriations for the support of government - State Debt Budget.
05/12/23 tabled line veto memo.1
05/12/23 thru line veto memo.33
Makes appropriations for the support of government - Aid to Localities Budget.
05/12/23 tabled line veto memo.34
05/12/23 thru line veto memo.36
Makes appropriations for the support of government - Capital Projects Budget.
BUDGET (Budget Article VII #6)
05/03/23 signed chap.55
Amends Various Laws, generally. Enacts into law major components of legislation necessary to implement the state public protection and general government budget for the 2023-2024 state fiscal year; relates to the psychological testing of candidates; relates to expanding the geographic area of employment of certain police officers; relates to prisoner furloughs in certain cases and the crime of absconding therefrom; relates to correctional facilities; relates to inmate work release, furlough and leave; relates to certain provisions which impact upon expenditure of certain appropriations made by chapter 50 of the laws of 1994 enacting the state operations budget; relates to taxes, surcharges, fees and funding; relates to prison and jail housing and alternatives to detention and incarceration programs; relates to taxes; extends the expiration of the mandatory surcharge and victim assistance fee; relates to the ignition interlock device program; extends the expiration date of the merit provisions; relates to prisoner litigation reform and extending the expiration of the inmate filing fee provisions of the civil practice law and rules and general filing fee provision and inmate property claims exhaustion requirement of the court of claims act of such chapter; constitutes the family protection and domestic violence intervention act of 1994; relates to extending the expiration of certain provisions requiring the arrest of certain persons engaged in family violence; relates to the use of closed-circuit television and other protective measures for certain child witnesses; extends provisions enacting the sentencing reform act of 1995; relates to electronic court appearance in certain counties; relates to enacting the interstate compact for adult offender supervision; relates to limiting the closing of certain correctional facilities; provides for the custody by the department of correctional services of inmates serving definite sentences; provides for custody of federal prisoners; requires the closing of certain correctional facilities; relates to military funds of the organized militia; relates to providing for community treatment facilities and establishing the crime of absconding from the community treatment facility; relates to the pre-criminal proceeding settlements in the City of New York (Part A); relates to criminal possession of a firearm, rifle or shotgun in a sensitive or restricted location; exempts certain law enforcement and military officers from certain vehicle gun storage requirements (Part F); relates to establishing a hazard mitigation revolving loan fund (Part G); authorizes the payment of a training stipend to volunteer firefighters by a volunteer fire company and the office of fire prevention and control (Part H); expands eligibility for World Trade Center death and disability benefits for members of New York's organized militia (Part J); extends certain provisions relating to liquidator's permits and temporary retail permits (Part O); extends provisions of law relating to the state commission on the restoration of the capitol until April 1, 2028 (Part Q); relates to the submission of electronic bids for state procurement purposes (Part R); provides that the civil service department may only establish continuing eligible lists for any class of positions filled through open competitive examination (Part S); relates to employment of certain persons with disabilities (Part T); extends effectiveness of a waiver approval and income limitations on retirees employed in school districts and board of cooperative educational services (Part V); allows participating employers of the New York state and local retirement system to withdraw from the contribution stabilization program (Part W); moves the special accidental death benefit appropriation from the department of audit and control to the general fund's miscellaneous all state department and agencies; adds such benefits paid by counties (Part Y); relates to the duration of initial terms to be served by the first class of the commission on ethics and lobbying in government (Part Z); extends certain provisions relating to sales tax exemptions and real property taxes (Part AA); repeals provisions relating to county-wide shared services panels (Part BB); extends certain provisions relating to the operation and administration of the legislature (Part DD); waives state civil service exam fees between 7/1/2023 and 12/31/2025 (Part EE); provides Suffolk county certain fees generated from certain offenses and violations for the services of the Suffolk county traffic and parking violations agency (Part FF); provides for certain death benefits to correction officers, correction officer-sergeants, correction officer-captains, assistant wardens, associate wardens or wardens employed by Westchester county (Part GG); authorizes police and fire members of the New York city fire department pension fund to obtain credit for any period of service rendered as an EMT member immediately proceeding a period of service in the uniformed force of the fire department (Part HH); provides certain death benefits to county fire marshals, supervising fire marshals, fire marshals, assistant fire marshals, assistant chief fire marshals, chief fire marshals and division supervising fire marshals employed by Nassau county (Part II); allows certain members of the New York city police pension fund to borrow from contributions (Part JJ); relates to retirement eligibility for deputy sheriffs-civil in the county of Monroe (Part KK); relates to the effect and rebuttal of certain medical presumptions relating to heart disease; provides that, for certain members, any condition of impairment of health caused by a disease of the heart, resulting in disability, shall be presumptive evidence that such disability was incurred in the performance and discharge of duty and the natural and proximate result of an accident (Part LL); relates to the transfer and disposal of certain personal property of former members of the senate and assembly (Part MM); relates to reports by the director of the office of counterterrorism; requires the chief information security officer of the state office of information technology services to participate in meetings and supplement the report (Part NN); enacts the "unmarked burial site protection act"; requires the cessation of all ground disturbing activities upon the discovery of a burial ground, human remains or funerary objects; requires the reporting of such discovery to the local coroner; provides that if such remains are more than 50 years old, the state archaeologist shall be notified; requires state archaeologist to determine whether the remains are of Native American origin; provides that the lineal descendants or culturally affiliated group of such remains shall be notified and be given possession thereof; establishes the Native American burial site review committee to provide for notice and disposition of Native American remains; establishes criminal penalties for the violation of such provisions relating to the disturbance or failure to report the discovery of any such site, remains or objects; grants the attorney general and aggrieved parties a civil right of action for the violations of such provisions (Part OO).
BUDGET (Budget Article VII #7)
05/03/23 signed chap.56
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 2023-2024 state fiscal year; relates to contracts for excellence; relates to maintenance of equity aid; provides a state subsidy for the federal community eligibility provision program; relates to the number of charters issued; relates to actual valuation; relates to average daily attendance; relates to supplemental public excess cost aid; relates to building aid for metal detectors, and safety devices for electrically operated partitions, room dividers and doors; relates to academic enhancement aid; relates to high tax aid; relates to prospective prekindergarten enrollment reporting; provides for guidance on utilizing building aid to support-district operated universal prekindergarten programs; extends provisions of the statewide universal full-day pre-kindergarten program; increases aid for certain transportation costs; requires zero emission bus progress reporting; relates to funding a program for work force education conducted by the consortium for worker education in New York city, in relation to reimbursement for the 2022-2023 school year, withholding a portion of employment preparation education aid and in relation to the effectiveness thereof; extends aid for employment preparation education for certain persons age twenty-one and older; relates to conditional appointment of school district, charter school or BOCES employees, in relation to the effectiveness thereof; directs the commissioner of education to appoint a monitor for the Rochester city school district; establishes the powers and duties of such monitor and certain other officers; relates to the apportionment of aid to such school district, in relation to the effectiveness thereof; relates to the support of education, in relation to the effectiveness thereof; directs the education department to conduct a comprehensive study of alternative tuition rate-setting methodologies for approved providers operating school age programs receiving funding; provides for special apportionment for salary expenses; provides for special apportionment for public pension accruals; extends the school years to which apportionment for salary expenses apply; provides for an accelerated schedule for certain apportionments payable to Mount Vernon city school district; provides for set-asides from the state funds which certain districts are receiving from the total foundation aid; provides for support of public libraries; relates to the financial stability of the Rochester city school district, in relation to the effectiveness thereof; provides for the repeal of certain provisions upon expiration thereof (Part A); relates to tuition authorization at the state university of New York and the city university of New York (Part B); removes the maximum award caps for the liberty partnerships program (Part D); utilizes reserves in the mortgage insurance fund for the neighborhood preservation program, the rural preservation program, the rural rental assistance program, and the New York state supportive housing program (Part Q); relates to providing for increases in minimum wage requirements (Part S); expands eligibility for child care assistance; makes related provisions (Part U); extends provisions of law related to restructuring financing for residential school placements (Part V); extends certain provisions of law relating to the juvenile justice services close to home initiative (Part W); eliminates the requirement for combined education and other work/activity assignments; directs approval of certain education and vocational training activities up to two-year post-secondary degree programs; provides for a disregard of earned income received by a recipient of public assistance derived from participating in a qualified work activity or training program; provides for a one-time disregard of earned income following job entry for up to six consecutive months under certain circumstances (Part X); provides reimbursement to victims of public assistance fraud to include additional benefits (Part Y); increases the standards of monthly need for aged, blind and disabled persons living in the community (Part Z); requires the state university of New York trustees and the city university of New York trustees to develop long-term plans to address the impact fluctuations in student enrollment have on the academic and financial sustainability of state-operated institutions and community colleges (Part AA); increases the rent subsidy payable to a foster child living independently (Part BB); extends certain provisions relating to the calculation of weekly employment insurance benefits for workers who are partially unemployed (Part CC); establishes a statewide presumptive eligibility standard for child care assistance (Part DD); makes certain part-time students enrolled at a public agricultural and technical college eligible to receive part-time tuition assistance program awards (Part EE); relates to conducting a study of public and private museums in New York state (Part FF); increases fees for assigned counsel; increases the amount in extraordinary circumstances that the court may provide for compensation in excess of three thousand dollars per investigative, expert of other service provider (Part GG); expands eligibility for the empire state child credit (Part HH); expands the scope of scholarships for the state university of New York maritime college (Part II); relates to the appointment of the western regional off-track betting board of directors (Part JJ); provides state matching contributions to the endowments of the four university centers of the state university of New York; provides for the repeal of certain provisions upon expiration thereof (Part KK); authorizes the department of corrections to use body scanners for employees at state correctional facilities, visitors, and incarcerated individuals (Part LL); relates to bus operation-related traffic restrictions and parking infractions; establishes a bus rapid transit demonstration program; extends the effectiveness of certain provisions relating thereto; repeals certain provisions relating thereto (Part MM); directs the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to establish and implement a fare-free bus pilot program within the City of New York to understand certain impacts of fare-free bus routes (Part NN); relates to the utilization of funds in the Capital region off-track betting corporations capital acquisition funds (Part OO); provides for the administration of certain funds and accounts related to the 2023-2024 budget, authorizing certain payments and transfers; extends certain provisions of law; authorizes the issuance of certain bonds and notes (Part PP); advances renewable energy development; establishes the renewable energy access and community help program; provides funding to help prepare workers for employment in the renewable energy field (Part QQ); prohibits fossil-fuel equipment and building systems in certain new construction; provides exceptions for emergency power, manufactured homes and certain commercial buildings; establishes decarbonization action plans for state-owned facilities (Part RR); extends certain provisions relating to the provision of renewable power and energy by the Power Authority of the state of New York (Part SS); creates the New York climate action fund; makes provisions related to climate action fund revenues and accounts; provides wage requirements and a job transition plan for certain climate risk-related and energy transition projects (Part TT); relates to collection of tax revenue on adult-use cannabis products; imposes penalties on retailers and distributors for unauthorized sale of adult-use cannabis products; provides for emergency relief following service of a notice of violation; adds additional regulations to curb illegal cannabis retail establishments; permits removal of commercial tenants for unlicensed cannabis retail sale; authorizes investigators appointed by the cannabis control board to carry, possess, repair, or dispose of a firearm; makes related provisions (Part UU); relates to setting bail (Subpart A); relates to appearances for pretrial proceedings for arrests made without a warrant (Subpart B); requires the chief administrator of the courts to report on certain pretrial commitments to local correctional facilities (Subpart C) (Part VV).
BUDGET (Budget Article VII #8)
05/03/23 SIGNED CHAP.57
Amends Various Laws, generally. Enacts into law major components of legislation necessary to implement the state health and mental hygiene budget for the 2023-2024 state fiscal year; relates to the year to year rate of growth of Department of Health state funds and Medicaid funding, relating to the state Medicaid spending cap and related processes (Part A); extends various provisions of laws relating to the provision of health care services, administration and programs (Part B); extends certain provisions of law relating to the health care reform act; extends provisions relating to the distribution of pool allocations and graduate medical education; extends provisions relating to health care initiative pool distributions; extends payment provisions for general hospitals; extends provisions relating to assessments on covered lives (Part C); extends the voluntary indigent care pool; establishes the definition of rural emergency hospital; expands eligibility for vital access provider assurance program funding; relates to Medicaid payments for the operating component of hospital inpatient services and hospital outpatient services (Part E); extends certain provisions of law relating to malpractice and professional medical conduct (Part F); relates to lowering the income threshold for eligibility to participate in private pay protocols for programs and services administered by the office for the aging (Part G); establishes the 1332 state innovation program; defines 1332 state innovation plan and state innovation plan individual; creates the 1332 state innovation fund; makes related provisions (Part H); extends authority to enroll certain recipients in need of more than 120 days of community based-long term care in a managed long term care plan; extends the moratorium on the processing and approval of applications seeking a certificate of authority as a managed long term care plan; provides for performance standards for managed long term care plans; provides for an additional increase in Medicaid payments made for the operating component of residential health care facilities services in addition to the increase provided by Part I of Chapter 57 of the laws of 2022 (Part I); authorizes Medicaid eligibility for certain services provided to individuals who are in a correctional institution, and for certain services provided to individuals who are in an institution for mental disease (Part K); relates to site of service clinical review for determining whether a non-urgent outpatient medical procedures and surgeries procedure will be covered when rendered by a network participating provider at a hospital-based outpatient clinic (Part L); relates to the review and oversight of material transactions (Part M); expands the Medicaid Buy-In program for people with disabilities (Part N); creates the statewide health care facility transformation program; adds debt retirement, working capital or other non-capital projects to existing health care facility transformation programs (Part P); establishes Medicaid reimbursement for community health workers for high-risk populations; permits licensed mental health counselors and licensed marriage and family therapists in community health centers to be reimbursed (Part Q); relates to expanding Medicaid coverage of preventative health care for nutrition and osteoarthritis services (Part R); modernizes the emergency medical system and workforce; creates an emergency medical services system and agency performance standards; establishes a public campaign to recruit additional personnel into the emergency medical fields; creates a state emergency medical services task force (Part S); relates to lead testing in certain multiple dwellings; establishes a state rental registry and proactive inspections to identify lead hazards for residential dwellings outside of the city of New York with two or more units built prior to nineteen hundred eighty; expands the powers of the secretary of state with respect to the New York state uniform fire prevention and building code (Part T); provides for the protection of electronic health information; sets requirements for communications to individuals about their electronic health information; prohibits law enforcement agencies and officers from purchasing or obtaining electronic health information without a warrant (Part U); relates to authorizing certain advanced home health aides to perform certain advanced tasks (Part W); provides for the registration of temporary health care services agencies; specifies requirements for registration (Part X); relates to affidavits for medical debt actions (Subpart A); requires hospitals participating in the general hospital indigent care pool to use certain forms for the collection of medical debt (Subpart C); relates to guaranty fund coverage for insurers writing health insurance; directs the superintendent of financial services to develop an assessment offset plan to limit the impact of certain assessments (Subpart D) (Part Y); requires hepatitis C screening and third trimester syphilis testing; extends provisions of law relating thereto (Part AA); adds certain fentanyl analogs to the schedules of controlled substances (Part BB); establishes a cost of living adjustment for designated human services programs (Part DD); extends certain provisions relating to services for individuals with developmental disabilities (Part EE); authorizes community behavioral health clinics to provide coordinated, comprehensive behavioral health care, including mental health and addiction services, primary care screening, and case management services (Part HH); provides for insurance coverage for behavioral health services (Subpart A); enhances utilization review standards for mental health services (Subpart B); expands coverage for substance use disorder treatment (Subpart E); provides for network adequacy for mental health and substance use disorder services (Subpart F) (Part II); authorizes the commissioner of mental hygiene to impose civil penalties and revoke certain operating certificates (Part JJ); establishes the independent developmental disability ombudsman program (Part KK); provides that coverage for abortion services shall include coverage of any drug prescribed for the purpose of an abortion, including both generic and brand name drugs, even if such drug has not been approved by the food and drug administration for abortion, provided, however, that such drug shall be a recognized medication for abortion in one of the following established reference compendia: The WHO Model Lists of Essential Medicines; The WHO Abortion Care Guidance; or The National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine Consensus Study Report (Part LL); clarifies the definition of a clinical peer reviewer (Part MM); relates to wage adjustments for home care aides; provides for electronic visit verification for personal care and home health providers (Part NN); establishes the ten member "Daniel's law task force" to identify potential operational and financial needs to support a trauma-informed, community-led responses and diversions for anyone in the state experiencing a mental health, alcohol use, or substance use crisis; reviewing and recommending programs and systems operating within the state or nationally that could be deployed as a model crisis and emergency services system; and identifying potential funding sources for expanding mental health, alcohol use and substance use crisis response and diversion services (Part OO); directs the commissioner of mental health to establish a maternal mental health workgroup to study and issue recommendations related to maternal mental health and perinatal and postpartum mood and anxiety disorders (Part PP).
BUDGET (Budget Article VII #9)
05/03/23 SIGNED CHAP.58
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 2023-2024 state fiscal year; extends provisions of law relating to certain tax increment financing provisions; relates to contracts entered into by the metropolitan commuter transportation district; extends certain metropolitan transportation authority procurement provisions; relates to contracts for procurement for the New York city transit authority (Part C); relates to funding for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority 2020-2024 capital program and paratransit operating expenses (Part D); extends provisions related to the resolution of labor disputes (Part G); extends certain provisions relating to motor vehicles equipped with autonomous vehicle technology (Part J); changes retention percentage of certain motor vehicle related fees collected by county clerks (Part M); increases the metropolitan commuter transportation mobility tax rate for certain employers and individuals (Part Q); provides for the disposition of money from certain gaming activity (Part R); extends provisions of the New York state health insurance continuation assistance demonstration project (Part U); provides for the ability to exempt individuals with disabilities from certain in person meeting participation requirements (Part X); requires the dormitory authority to submit an annual report on the pilot program for the procurement of goods or services from, or for the construction, reconstruction, rehabilitation or improvement of facilities by small businesses and minority-owned and women-owned business enterprises, that shall include a description of such procurement; extends the effectiveness of certain provisions relating thereto (Part BB); establishes a matching grant program for certain small businesses receiving funding under the federal small business innovation research program or the small business technology transfer program (Part DD); provides for a Battery Park city authority bond cap increase (Part EE); increases amounts of the linked loans in the excelsior linked deposit program (Part FF); extends the authority of the New York state urban development corporation act to make loans (Part GG); extends the authority of the New York state urban development corporation to administer the empire state economic development fund (Part JJ); extends the authority of the dormitory authority to enter into certain design and construction management agreements (Part LL); provides for an increase in fees collected from residents and non-residents registering snowmobiles (Part MM); relates to purchase contracts for New York State grown, harvested, or produced food and food products (Part OO); extends provisions of the youth deer hunting program (Part RR); relates to pesticide registration timetables and fees (Part SS); enacts the "Suffolk county water quality restoration act" (Part TT); provides a period of probable usefulness of 30 years for lead service line replacement programs as a capital asset (Part UU); 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 (Part VV); provides for expenditures of moneys by the New York state energy research and development authority (Part ZZ); provides that the commissioner of motor vehicles may issue or renew any certificate of registration issued to a franchisor, manufacturer, distributor, distributor branch or factory branch, or to any subsidiary, affiliate or controlled entity thereof, provided that such certificate shall be issued exclusively for the sale of buses where the purchaser is a public transportation provider (Part BBB); relates to requirements of the transportation authority regarding publishing information on its capital program dashboard website for projects related to accessibility or resiliency, and to requirements of the metropolitan transportation authority regarding publishing certain financial reports on its website (Part CCC); establishes the New York youth jobs connector program to connect unemployed and underemployed individuals between the ages of sixteen and twenty-four with targeted educational, occupational, and training services; and requiring reporting from the office of strategic workforce development (Part DDD); relates to the waterfront commission of New York harbor (Part EEE); recommissions a statewide disparity study regarding the participation of minority and women-owned business enterprises in state contracts (Part FFF); establishes a small business and entrepreneurs grant program (Part GGG); expands eligibility to the site preparation credit component of the brownfield redevelopment tax credit (Part HHH); directs the state inspector general to appoint an independent monitor for the Orange county industrial development agency (Part III).
BUDGET (Budget Article VII #10)
05/03/23 SIGNED CHAP.59
Amends Various Laws, generally. Enacts into law major components of legislation which are necessary to implement the state fiscal plan for the 2023-2024 state fiscal year; provides the authority to abate interest for taxpayers impacted by declared disasters (Part A); clarifies the definition of limited partner for the purposes of the metropolitan commuter transportation mobility tax (Part B); makes the investment tax credit refundable for eligible farmers for five years (Part C); amends provisions of the Empire state film production credit and the Empire state film post production credit; extends and increases such credits (Part D); provides for the abatement of penalties for underpayment of estimated tax by a corporation (Part E); extends the deadline for applications for the COVID-19 capital costs tax credit program (Part F); creates a child care creation and expansion tax credit for child care programs made available to employees by a business directly or through a third party (Part G); relates to extending a tax credit for certain businesses engaged in biotechnologies (Part H); extends the current corporate tax rates (Subpart A); extends the rehabilitation of historic properties tax credit (Subpart B); extends the empire state commercial production tax credit for five years (Subpart C); extends provisions of law relating to the grade No. 6 heating oil conversion tax credit (Subpart D); relates to the New York city musical and theatrical production tax credit (Subpart E)(Part I); makes technical corrections to the credit for companies who provide transportation to individuals with disabilities (Subpart A); relates to the eligibility for the brownfield redevelopment tax credit (Subpart B); relates to the pass-through entity tax and city pass-through entity tax (Subpart C)(Part J); simplifies certain senior citizen real property tax exemptions (Part K); extends provisions of law relating to oil and gas charges (Part L); provides for the adoption and use of solar and wind energy system appraisal model for purposes of real property taxation (Part N); eliminates the congestion surcharge registration requirements (Part P); provides for the payment of tax on increased quantities of motor fuel and Diesel fuel on which the taxes pursuant to articles 12-a, 13-a and 28 were not previously paid (Part Q); extends the sales tax exemption for certain sales made through vending machines (Part R); increases the rate of taxes on cigarettes (Part S); relates to the revocation of certain certificates and civil penalties for refusal of a cigarette and tobacco inspection (Part T); relates to extending the tax rate reduction under the New York state real estate transfer tax and the New York city real property transfer tax for conveyances of real property to existing real estate investment funds (Part U); permits the commissioner of taxation and finance to seek judicial review of decisions of the tax appeals tribunal (Part V); clarifies the deposit timeframe for moneys deposited by the commissioner of taxation and finance (Part W); relates to financing of the Belmont Park racetrack renovation and the membership of the franchise oversight board (Part X); extends certain provisions related to the simulcasting of horse races and taxes on pari-mutuel betting (Part BB); relates to the liability of a person who presents false claims for money or property to the state or a local government (Part DD); repeals provisions relating to the transferability of the investment tax credit (Part EE); relates to the amount of credits for cider, wine, and liquor under the alcoholic beverage production credit (Part FF); establishes a permanent rate for the metropolitan transportation business tax surcharge of thirty percent beginning on or after January 1, 2024 (Part GG).
05/11/23 signed chap.60
Amends §13.42, Mental Hygiene Law. Establishes a three year term limit fthree-year of the autism spectrum disorders advisory board.
03/03/23 signed chap.61
Amends §§10.00, 20.20, 60.27 & 80.10, Penal Law; amends §5, Chap of 2022 (as proposed in S.621-B & A.4947-B). Relates to crimes involving the death or serious physical injury of an employee; defines employee; updates the effectiveness of such provisions.
03/03/23 signed chap.62
Amends §§3216, 3221 & 4303, Insurance Law (as proposed in S.6574-A & A.1171-A). Relates to mental health services required to be covered by certain insurance policies; removes the requirement that services from creative arts therapists be covered by certain policies.
03/03/23 signed chap.63
Repealed §341-a, amends §§3217-a & 4324, Insurance Law (as proposed in S.4620-C & A.5411-D); amends §4408, Public Health Law. Provides for patient prescription pricing transparency; requires certain insurers or pharmacy benefit managers to furnish required cost, benefit and coverage data upon request of the insured, the insured's health care provider or an authorized third party.
03/03/23 signed chap.64
Amends §§3242 & 4329, Insurance Law (as proposed in S.4856 & A.7469); add §278-a, Public Health Law. Directs the commissioner of health to promulgate a list of prescription drugs for which an emergency thirty-day supply cannot be obtained during a state emergency.
03/03/23 signed chap.65
Repealed §3114, add §3422, Insurance Law (as proposed in S. 7658-B & A.8869-B). Prohibits an insurer from cancelling, refusing to issue, refusing to renew, or increasing the premium of a policy or to exclude, limit, restrict, or reduce coverage under such policy solely on the basis that one or more claims have been made against any policy during the preceding sixty months for a loss that is the result of a hate crime.
03/03/23 signed chap.66
Amends §§4370, 4371, 4372 & 207, Public Health Law; amends §365-o, Social Service Law (as proposed in S.1594 & A.146-A). Clarifies certain provisions of the New York state living donor support act.
03/03/23 signed chap.67
Amends §1-103, Energy Law; amends §709, Executive Law; amends §66, Public Service Law; amends §8, Chap of 2022 (as proposed in S.5579-A & A.3904-B). Relates to critical energy infrastructure security and responsibility and provides for the protection of critical infrastructure in the state.
03/03/23 signed chap.68
Amends §§11, 12, 13 & 13-b, add §11-d, Domestic Relations Law; Repealed §110, Executive Law (as proposed in S.739-A & A.6300-A). Provides for the designation of lay individuals as one-day marriage officiants in order to solemnize marriages by a town or city clerk.
03/03/23 SIGNED CHAP.69
Amends §4223, Insurance Law (as proposed in S.7744-A & A.9128-A). Relates to dividend benefits regarding deferred income annuities.
03/03/23 SIGNED CHAP.70
Amends §410-w, Social Services Law; amends §4, Chap of 2022 (as proposed in S.9029-A & A.10209-A). Amends provisions for determination of eligibility for extended child care assistance benefits.
03/03/23 SIGNED CHAP.71
Amends §2590-b, Education Law (as proposed in S.9459 & A.10499). Relates to dates of commencement of membership of certain positions of school governance in the city of New York.
03/03/23 SIGNED CHAP.72
Amends §162-a, State Finance Law; amends §104-d, General Municipal Law; amends §2877-a, Public Health Law; amends §12-a, Highway Law; amends §7, Chap of 2022 (as proposed in S.9441 & A.7919-A). Directs that when soliciting a contract for the purchase of rock salt or sodium chloride, any department or agency of the state, any department or agency of a political subdivision, any public authority, or the commissioner of transportation, may award such contract to the responsible and reliable bidder offering to supply rock salt or sodium chloride that is mined or hand harvested in the United States, and which offer is within ten percent of the lowest price or best value offer, rather than to the lowest responsible and reliable bidder.
03/03/23 SIGNED CHAP.73
Amends §871, General Business Law (as proposed in S.687 & A.3998). Makes clarifying changes to the definition of imitation weapon.
03/03/23 SIGNED CHAP.74
Amends §203, Elder Law (as proposed in S.78-A & A.7855). Clarifies the meaning of the phrase "greatest social need" for purposes of the administration of programs under the federal Older Americans Act of 1965, defining it to mean the need caused by non-economic factors which shall include, but not be limited to: physical or mental disability; Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia; language barriers including limited English proficiency and low literacy; and cultural, social, or geographic isolation.
03/03/23 SIGNED CHAP.75
Amends §1356, Public Health Law (as proposed in S.8102-A & A.2344-A); add §199-f, Agriculture & Markets Law. Requires the commissioner of public health to post certain notices regarding food allergy awareness in the twelve most common non-English languages spoken by limited-English proficient individuals in the state.
03/03/23 SIGNED CHAP.76
Amends §498, Tax Law (as proposed in S.7378-A & A.8339-A). Relates to availability of certain reports detailing sales of opioids in this state; excludes the name, address and DEA registration number of the entity to whom the opioid was sold from such publication.
03/03/23 SIGNED CHAP.77
Amends §6-154, Election Law (as proposed in S.4413 & A.4261). Permits electronic correspondence with regard to determinations on objections to designating petitions, independent nominating petitions, certificates of nomination or ballot access documents upon the consent of the objector.
03/03/23 SIGNED CHAP.78
Repealed §3216 sub§ (i) ¶11-b, amends §§3221 & 4303, add §339, Insurance Law; Repealed §3, amends §4, Chap of 2022 (as proposed in S.906-B & A.2085-A). Makes technical amendments to chapter requiring insurance coverage for colorectal cancer screenings.
03/03/23 SIGNED CHAP.79
Amends §§3221 & 4303, Repealed §3216 sub§ (i) ¶36, Insurance Law; amends §4, Chap of 2022 (as proposed in S.688 & A.807). Relates to requiring insurance coverage by every large group policy which provides medical, major medical, or comprehensive-type coverage for pre-exposure prophylaxis and post-exposure prophylaxis to prevent HIV infection.
03/03/23 SIGNED CHAP.80
Amends §390-m, Social Services Law (as proposed in S.6900 & A.2150-A). Relates to window coverings required in child day care centers; requires child day care centers to ensure that all window and door blind cords, ropes, wires and other strangulation hazards are secured and inaccessible to children in accordance with the regulations of the office of children and family services.
03/03/23 SIGNED CHAP.81
Amends §§1 - 3, Chap of 2022 (as proposed in S.2534-A & A.1880-A). Requires state approved education or training programs required for certification or recertification of home health aides, personal care aides, and certified nurse aides to include training in working with patients of diverse sexual orientations and gender identities or expressions within twelve months; eliminates the requirement of such training for personal care staff.
03/03/23 SIGNED CHAP.82
Amends §§27-3301, 27-3303, 27-3305, 27-3307, 27-3309, 27-3311, 27-3313 & 27-3317, Environmental Conservation Law; amends §3, Chap of 2022 (as proposed in S.5027-C & A.9279-A). Relates to the carpet collection program; defines "carpet collection program" as a program financed and implemented by producers, either individually, or through a representative organization, that provides for, but is not limited to, the collection, transportation, reuse, recycling, proper end-of-life management, or an appropriate combination thereof, of discarded carpet; extends the deadlines of certain provisions of law; makes technical corrections.
03/03/23 SIGNED CHAP.83
Repealed §3309-b, amends §3309, Public Health Law (as proposed in S.8633-A & A.9697-A). Directs the commissioner of health to establish guidelines for onsite opioid overdose response capacity in nightlife establishments; repeals provisions establishing the nightlife opioid antagonist program.
03/03/23 SIGNED CHAP.84
Amends §220-i, Labor Law; amends §2, Chap of 2022 (as proposed in S.5994-C & A.1338-C). Clarifies provisions related to a registration system for contractors and subcontractors engaged in public work and covered projects.
03/03/23 SIGNED CHAP.85
Amends §467-c, Real Property Tax Law; amends Part C §1, Chap of 2022 (as proposed in S.9032-B & A.10414-A). Makes clarifying changes to the exemption of real property of an applicable battery park city property from payments in lieu of taxes (PILOT).
03/03/23 SIGNED CHAP.86
Amends §211-d, Education Law; amends §6, Chap of 2022 (as proposed in S.9460 & A.10498). Provides that in a city school district in a city having a population of one million or more inhabitants, a plan developed in collaboration with the collective bargaining units representing teachers and the principals beginning in September 2022 and signed off on by the chancellor and the presidents of each bargaining unit, to reduce class sizes beginning September 2023 and to be achieved by September 2028 for all classes; requires a report on or before November 15, 2023 and on or before November 15th of each year thereafter; further requires the city school district to submit a financial impact statement on November 15, 2025.
03/03/23 SIGNED CHAP.87
Amends §27-d, Labor Law (as proposed in S.9450 & A.10492). Requires an employer to recognize the establishment of a workplace safety committee within fifteen business days.
03/03/23 SIGNED CHAP.88
Amends §376-a, Executive Law (as proposed in S.532-A & A.276-A). Modifies the requirements for in-service training programs designed to assist code enforcement personnel in maintaining skills and being informed of technological advances.
03/03/23 SIGNED CHAP.89
Amends §4-102, Election Law (as proposed in S.4591-A & A.831-A). Relates to the accessibility of congressional, senatorial, assembly and election district maps in downloadable digital file formats compatible with geographic information (GIS) software.
03/03/23 SIGNED CHAP.90
Amends §1, Chap of 2022; amends §§2999-u - 2999-y, Public Health Law (as proposed in S.8903 & A.9542). Clarifies provisions related to a state-level program of all-inclusive care for the elderly.
03/03/23 SIGNED CHAP.91
Amends §162, State Finance Law. Requires that when the state is purchasing commodities and such commodities are available and purchased from approved charitable non-profit-making agencies for the blind, the preferred source shall perform fifty percent or more of the work.
03/03/23 SIGNED CHAP.92
Amends §3602, Education Law (as proposed in S.8701 & A.9878); amends §1604, Tax Law. Provides that state lottery and video lottery gaming individual prizes in excess of one million dollars when aggregated exceeds twenty-five percent of a district's adjusted gross income shall be excluded from such district's adjusted gross income for the year.
03/03/23 SIGNED CHAP.93
Amends §2118, Insurance Law (as proposed in S.8127 & A.9088). Clarifies the excess line insurance placement affidavit requirements.
03/03/23 SIGNED CHAP.94
Amends §194-b, Labor Law (as proposed in S.9427-A & A.10477). Relates to disclosure and advertisement of a job, promotion, or transfer opportunity that will physically be performed, at least in part, in the state of New York, including a job, promotion, or transfer opportunity that will physically be performed outside of New York but reports to a supervisor, office, or other work site in New York; defines "advertise" to mean to make available to a pool of potential applicants for internal or public viewing, including electronically, a written description of an employment opportunity; makes technical corrections.
03/03/23 SIGNED CHAP.95
Amends §4235, Insurance Law; amends §4406-c, Public Health Law; amends §2, Chap of 2022 (as proposed in S.7199-A & A.8169-A). Provides that no insurance contract or agreement between a health insurance plan and a health care provider, other than a residential health care facility, shall include a provision that: contains a most-favored-nation provision; or restricts the ability of a corporation, an entity that contracts with a corporation for a provider network, or a health care provider to disclose certain costs, prices or information; extends the effective date from January 1, 2023 until July 1, 2023.
03/03/23 SIGNED CHAP.96
Amends §§1981, 1982 & 1984, Repealed §1982-a, Real Property Actions & Proceedings Law (as proposed in S.9470 & A.5337-A). Repeals alternative notice provisions for certain proceedings to convey title to abandoned commercial and industrial real property to a city, town, or village.
03/03/23 SIGNED CHAP.97
Amends §1, Chap of 2022; amends §244, Public Health Law; amends §95-k, State Finance Law (as proposed in S.8884-A & A.9418-A). Makes technical corrections to the Lorena Borjas transgender and non-binary (TGNB) wellness and equity program fund act.
03/03/23 SIGNED CHAP.98
Amends §19-159.6, NYC Administrative Code; amends §15, Chap of 2022 (as proposed in S.4013-A & A.355-A). Requires notice to members of the legislature and certain local officials relating to certain construction and other projects affecting such members' and officials' districts.
03/03/23 SIGNED CHAP.99
Repealed 201-a subs 11 & 12, Executive Law (as proposed in S.9382 & A.10450); add §163-c, State Finance Law. Relates to the purchase or lease of zero emission vehicles and charging or fueling infrastructure by state agencies and the necessary requirements when making such procurements.
03/03/23 SIGNED CHAP.100
Amends §364-j, Social Services Law (as proposed in S.9207 & A.9442-A). Relates to notification changes to the model contract with managed care providers under the medical assistance program; requires the department to post on its website certain changes required to be submitted to the centers for medicare and medicaid.
03/03/23 SIGNED CHAP.101
Amends §§570.17 & 140.10, Criminal Procedure Law; amends §837-w, Executive Law (as proposed in S.9077-A & A.10372-A). Relates to legal protections against the arrest and extradition of reproductive health service providers who perform services lawfully in the state of New York; prohibits the cooperation with out-of-state investigations related to the performance or aiding in the performance of an abortion performed within the state of New York.
03/03/23 SIGNED CHAP.102
Repealed & add §6-p, Banking Law; amends §354-f, Executive Law; amends §29-a, Veterans' Services Law (as proposed in S.8670-A & A.9493-A). Provides that a veteran seeking a housing loan under chapter 37 of title 38 of the United States Code be offered loan counseling services by a counselor certified by the United States department of housing and urban development under Part 214 of Title 24 of the Code of Federal Regulations prior to the processing of such application by a banking institution or mortgage lender and that the department of veterans' services shall promulgate regulations to ensure that no conflicts of interest exist between counselors and mortgage companies.
03/03/23 SIGNED CHAP.103
Amends §4653-a, Public Health Law (as proposed in S.3932 & A.2211). Specifies procedures for the closure and/or decertification of assisted living residences; requires certain review and disclosures to be completed within a certain time frame.
03/03/23 SIGNED CHAP.104
Amends §1, Chap of 2022 (as proposed in S.9196 & A.10419). Authorizes the Bais Torah U'tefillah to receive retroactive real property tax exempt status upon approval by the Nassau county legislature.
Amends §14-114, Election Law. Relates to contribution and receipt limitations applicable to candidates for election to any public office.
Amends §13.07, Mental Hygiene Law (as proposed in S.8442 & A.9920). Requires that applications submitted by individuals with developmental disabilities for eligibility determinations and service authorizations be processed in a timely manner; provides that where such application is not reasonably clear or omits required information or where the office reasonably suspects fraud based on specific information available, the office shall notify the applicant in writing requesting the specific information needed to process such application; removes reporting requirements.
Amends §2504, Public Health Law (as proposed in S.8937 & A.9604). Excludes certain runaway youths from being able to consent to certain medical, dental, health and hospital services.
Amends §2, Chapter of 2022 (as proposed in S.9367 & A.1029). Amends the effectiveness of a chapter of the laws of 2022 amending the insurance law relating to the provision of supplemental spousal liability insurance to persons who are insured for loss resulting from the ownership, maintenance and use of a motor vehicle.
Amends §§2168, 2169, 2183 & 2180, repealed §2180 subs 13 - 18 & 20, Public Health Law (as proposed in S.6541-A & A.7326-A). Protects the confidentiality of vaccine information; relates to the sharing of vaccine registry information; provides that anyone requiring an immunization passport shall accept a valid COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card.
Amends §11-0306-a, Environmental Conservation Law (as proposed in S.9140 & A.10187); repealed §39-b, Navigation Law. Establishes the Flax Pond tidal wetlands sanctuary; establishes uses for the sanctuary, including the limited use of certain boats; repeals provisions prohibiting boating in the Flax Pond tidal wetlands sanctuary.
Amends §§37-0121 & 71-3703, Environmental Conservation Law (as proposed in S.6291-A & A.7063-A). Prohibits the use of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances in apparel and outdoor apparel for severe wet conditions.
Amends §2999-h, repealed §2999-k, Public Health Law; amends §5, Chapter 517 of 2016 (as proposed in S.8591-A & A.6442-C). Relates to definitions of certain terms relating to the NYS medical indemnity fund; repeals certain provisions relating to claims for qualifying health care costs under the NYS medical indemnity fund; and relates to the effectiveness of certain provisions relating to the NYS medical indemnity fund.
Amends Election Law, generally (as proposed in S.2951-A & A.8858-A). Relates to certain deadlines for voter registration; changes the amount of time required with respect to certain deadlines for voter registration procedures.
Amends §§367-a & 364-j, Social Service Law; amends §3, Chapter of 2022 (as proposed in S.431-A & A.187). Provides for the synchronization of multiple prescriptions for recipients of medical assistance.
Repealed §201-a sub 10, Executive Law (as proposed in S.2838-C & A.2412-B); adds §163-d, State Finance Law. Directs each state agency to prepare a state fleet decarbonization plan for purchase or lease of state agency vehicles.
Amends §4012, Public Health Law; amends §461-l, Social Services Law (as proposed in S.7626 & A.8006). Authorizes residents of assisted living programs to receive hospice services, subject to the availability of federal financial participation.
Amends §§3216, 3221 & 4303, Insurance Law; amends §4, Chapter of 2022 (as proposed in S.5299-A & A.1741-A). Relates to brand-name drugs with and without an AB generic equivalent; amends the effective date from January to July next succeeding the date on which it shall have become a law.
Amends §§131-a & 36-a, Social Services Law (as proposed in S.5759-B & A.6709-B). Exempts certain income and resources provided to persons enrolled in certain pilot programs in determining eligibility for public assistance benefits; requires federal waivers be sought where necessary.
Amends §49-0113, Environmental Conservation Law (as proposed in S.6191-A & A.5390-B). Requires the department of environmental conservation to post draft strategies and methodology developed no later than July 1, 2024; requires at least one public hearing and posting of the final goal strategies and methodology on such department's website.
Amends §§6-158 & 6-134, Election Law. Relates to the dates to file a designating petition; provides for the repeal of such provisions.
Weinstein (Governor Program # 3)
04/03/23 signed with Press Release
Provides for emergency appropriation for the period April 1, 2023 through April 10, 2023.
KRUEGER Governor Program # 4
Amends §§2 - 8, Chapter 121 of 2023. Provides for emergency appropriation through April 17, 2023 for the support of government.
HOYLMAN-SIGAL Governor Program # 2
Amends §68, Judiciary Law. Provides for appointments to the office of associate judge of the court of appeals where the vacancy is caused by governor's appointment, upon advice and consent of the senate, for chief judge of the court of appeals.
WEINSTEIN Governor's Program #5
Amends §§2 - 8 & 10, Chapter 121 of 2023; Amends §§8 & 10, Chapter 122 of 2023. Provides for emergency appropriation through April 20, 2023 for the support of government.
KRUEGER – Governor's Program #6
Amends §2 - 5, 7, 8 & 10, Chapter 121 of 2023; amends §9, Chapter 124 of 2023; amends §10, Chapter 122 of 2023. Provides for emergency appropriation through April 24, 2023 for the support of government.
KRUEGER – Governor's Program #7
Amends §§2 - 8 & 10, Chapter 121 of 2023; amends §9, Chapter 124 of 2023; amends §8, Chapter 125 of 2023; amends §10, Chapter 122 of 2023. Provides for emergency appropriation through April 28, 2023 for the support of government.
Reports & adds Art 8 Title I §§120 - 122, amends §126, adds §126-a, State Law. Establishes the 150 assembly districts for the 2024 and subsequent elections.
05/02/23 signed with Press Release
Amends §§6527, 6801, 6802 & 6909, Education Law; adds §267-a, Public Health Law. Relates to the dispensing of self-administered hormonal contraceptives; authorizes a licensed physician and a certified nurse practitioner to prescribe and order a non-patient specific order to a pharmacist licensed and located in the state for the dispensing of self-administered hormonal contraceptives.
05/02/23 signed with Press Release
Adds §6438-b, Education Law. Provides access to medication abortion prescription drugs at SUNY and CUNY campuses by employing or contracting with individuals authorized to prescribe such drugs, or by providing referrals.
Weinstein (Governor Program # 8)
Amends §2, Chapter 121 of 2023. Provides for emergency appropriation through May 4, 2023 for the support of government.
Amends §99-pp, State Finance Law. Makes a technical correction to the designation of the animal shelter regulation fund.
Amends §1210, Tax Law. Extends the period during which the city of White Plains is authorized to impose an additional sales and compensating use tax to 2025.
Amends §§5 & 6, Chapter 566 of 2019. Relates to the transfer and use of certain state land to the city of New Rochelle for the construction of municipal fire services and affordable housing; extends authority to transfer.
Add §6912, Education Law. Requires nursing certificate and degree education programs to include clinical education; allows for one-third of such clinical education to be completed through simulation experience.