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Andrew M. Cuomo - Governor

Governor Cuomo today announced that he has approved or vetoed the following legislation:

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Albany, NY (August 4, 2011)

APPROVALS
A354B
Chapter 262

 

Hoyt -- Relates to authorizing polysomnographic technology services
Same as S 1831-B GRISANTI

 

A544
Chapter 263
Dinowitz (MS) -- Requires the state office for the aging to review programs addressing the needs of the aging veteran population
Same as S 1753 DIAZ

 

A624
Chapter 264
Weinstein -- Provides that certain defenses relating to proper service on a third-party plaintiff by a plaintiff may not be asserted in the answer of a third-party defendant
Same as S 3762 DEFRANCISCO

 

A1078
Chapter 265
Jaffee (MS) -- Requires development of educational materials for screening alcoholism and chemical dependency in women to health care providers
Same as S 3279 HASSELL-THOMPSON

 

A1427A
Chapter 266
Castelli (MS) -- Designates state route 119 in the county of Westchester as the "Detective Michael Perry Memorial Highway"
Same as S 1477-A BALL

 

A2367B
Chapter 267
Jaffee -- Authorizes Congregation Ohr Yitzchok to file an application for exemption from real property taxes for a parcel in the town of Ramapo, county of Rockland
Same as S 4293 CARLUCCI

 

A2718
Chapter 268
Canestrari -- Increases the membership of the board of trustees of the state university of New York from seventeen to eighteen members
Same as S 2410 LAVALLE

 

A2812
Chapter 269
Schimel (MS) -- Authorizes the immunization against hepatitis B of minors capable of consent who are housed in a local or state correctional facility
Same as S 1408 HANNON

 

A3882A
Chapter 270
Englebright -- Includes assisted living residences within the definition of long term care facilities for certain purposes
Same as S 5375 DIAZ

 

A4325A
Chapter 271
Englebright -- Authorizes Chabad at Stony Brook, Inc. to file an application for a real property tax exemption with the assessor of the town of Brookhaven
Same as S 5751 FLANAGAN

 

A4471
Chapter 272
Gabryszak -- Extends the effectiveness of a portable x-ray demonstration program for medicaid recipients
Same as S 5551 HANNON

 

A5195A
Chapter 273
Amedore -- Authorizes Planned Parenthood to file applications for a real property tax exemption with the city of Schenectady
Same as S 3247-A FARLEY

 

A5255A
Chapter 274
Hooper (MS) -- Authorizes the Hebrew Academy of Nassau county to file an application for a real property tax exemption
Same as S 1921 HANNON

 

A5452
Chapter 275
Russell -- Authorizes municipal entities to waive property and other taxes levied against the property of a municipal electric company
Same as S 5163-A RITCHIE

 

A5566
Chapter 276
Jaffee -- Authorizes the town of Ramapo to accept an application for real property tax exemption from the Rock Apostolic Church in the village of Spring Valley, town of Ramapo
Same as S 4294 CARLUCCI

 

A5663
Chapter 277
Sweeney (MS) -- Requires that, for certain contracts, the public be made aware that the source of funding for the contract is the environmental protection fund
Same as S 4056 GRISANTI

 

A5763
Chapter 278
Thiele -- Relates to the regulation of vessels in the village of North Haven in the county of Suffolk
Same as S 4473 LAVALLE

 

A6299A
Chapter 279

 

Lupardo -- Relates to expanding the Susquehanna Heritage Area
Same as S 5534 LIBOUS

 

A6334
Chapter 280

 

Lavine (MS) -- Dissolves the westbury community development agency; repealer
Same as S 4047 MARTINS

 

A6599
Chapter 281
Brook-Krasny (MS) -- Authorizes the city of New York to discontinue use of and transfer certain parklands in furtherance of a development plan for Coney Island
Same as S 1610 SAVINO

 

A6767A
Chapter 282

 

DenDekker -- Relates to the preservation of unused ballots
Same as S 5211 O'MARA

 

A6815
Chapter 283

 

Cymbrowitz -- Renames the advisory council on underage alcohol consumption
Same as S 4846 KLEIN

 

A6836
Chapter 284
Zebrowski (MS) -- Relates to an application for relief in aid of arbitration in a city court
Same as S 4594 BONACIC

 

A6837
Chapter 285
Lavine (MS) -- Provides that the term "disposition" shall include succession to an interest occurring by operation of law by death of a joint tenant or tenant by the entirety
Same as S 4584 BONACIC

 

A6838A
Chapter 286
Titone (MS) -- Relates to dispositions under wills conditioned upon the beneficiary not contesting the will
Same as S 4591-A BONACIC

 

A6866A
Chapter 287
Jaffee -- Authorizes Congregation Talmud Torah D'Chasidei Bobov Monsey to file an application for a real property tax exemption
Same as S 5125 CARLUCCI

 

A6935
Chapter 288

 

Gunther -- Extends the term of existence of the Middletown parking authority
Same as S 4874 BONACIC

 

A6952
Chapter 289

 

Englebright (MS) -- Relates to the management of crabs
Same as S 5192 ZELDIN

 

A6954
Chapter 290

 

Jaffee (MS) -- Relates to the management of American eel
Same as S 4969 MARTINS

 

A6955
Chapter 291

 

Latimer (MS) -- Relates to the management of hickory shad
Same as S 4981 MARCELLINO

 

A6961
Chapter 292

 

Titone (MS) -- Relates to the management of Atlantic herring
Same as S 4965 MARTINS

 

A6962
Chapter 293

 

Weisenberg (MS) -- Relates to the management of Atlantic cod
Same as S 4980 JOHNSON

 

A6964
Chapter 294

 

Zebrowski (MS) -- Relates to the management of American shad
Same as S 4970 MARTINS

 

A6965
Chapter 295

 

Zebrowski (MS) -- Relates to the management of Atlantic and shortnose sturgeon
Same as S 4971 MARTINS

 

A6966
Chapter 296

 

Zebrowski (MS) -- Relates to the management of alewife
Same as S 4968 MARTINS

 

A7150
Chapter 297

 

Thiele (MS) -- Relates to the management of squid
Same as S 5134 AVELLA

 

A7211
Chapter 298

 

Jaffee (MS) -- Relates to the management of blueback herring
Same as S 4984 MARCELLINO

A7237
Chapter 299
Kolb -- Authorizes the detaining in the Ontario county correctional facility of persons awaiting arraignment in any local court in the county of Ontario
Same as S 5368 NOZZOLIO

 

A7259
Chapter 300
Nolan -- Provides for notice of a bedbug infestation in a public school to the guardians of affected students in the school
Same as S 4231 GIANARIS

 

A7279
Chapter 301
Englebright -- Extends through January 1, 2013, provisions authorizing the operation of certain leased craft without a boating safety certificate
Same as S 5372 LITTLE

 

A7280 C
hapter 302
Englebright -- Authorizes the office of parks, recreation and historic preservation to lease the caretaker's house and garage within the Buttermilk Falls state park
Same as S 5133 O'MARA

 

A7302
Chapter 303
Graf -- Authorizes Hands Across Long Island, Inc. to retroactively apply for a real property tax exemption for certain property in Ronkonkoma
Same as S 4900 FLANAGAN

 

A7370
Chapter 304
Jaffee -- Authorizes Kollell Shas Keren Hatorah Inc. to file an application for exemption from real property taxes for certain parcels of land located in the town of Ramapo, county of Rockland
Same as S 4333-A CARLUCCI

 

A7388
Chapter 305
Cymbrowitz -- Relates to a bail bond secured by real property
Same as S 3947 DEFRANCISCO

 

A7463A
Chapter 306
Cusick -- Authorizes the removal of reeds by the owners of residential real property in high risk brush fire areas in the borough of Staten Island
Same as S 4377-A LANZA

 

A7465A
Chapter 307
Zebrowski -- Clarifies, that in the absence of a patient's authorization, a trial subpoena duces tecum seeking the production of medical records may be issued by the court
Same as S 4586-A BONACIC

 

A7602A Chapter 308
Millman -- Provides that absentee ballots shall be retained by the board of elections and canvassed as provided by law
Same as S 5677 LANZA

 

A7632
Chapter 309
Rosenthal (MS) -- Adds criminal obstruction of breathing or blood circulation and strangulation to the list of actionable allegations in family offense petitions
Same as S 4302-A SAVINO

 

A7652A
Chapter 310

 

Jaffee -- Relates to the polling place and hours of voting for the Piermont public library
Same as S 5640 CARLUCCI

 

A7738
Chapter 311
Hawley -- Provides for the dissolution of the village of Medina housing authority and the village of Medina urban renewal agency in the county of Orleans; repealer
Same as S 4845 MAZIARZ

 

A7751A
Chapter 312
Schimel -- Designates a portion of the state highway system as the "Police Officer Michael J. Califano Memorial Bridge"
Same as S 5234-A FUSCHILLO

 

A7811B
Chapter 313
Morelle -- Relates to unauthorized recording offenses; includes data storage devices in the definition of recording; provides for restitution to victims
Same as S 4886-B ROBACH

 

A7933
Chapter 314
Sayward -- Authorizes town justices in the town of Benson, in the county of Hamilton, to reside outside of such town
Same as S 5475 LITTLE

 

A7989
Chapter 315
Murray -- Authorizes Lord-N-Fields Voice of Freedom Bible Church Community Workers International Inc. to file an application for exemption from real property taxes
Same as S 5492 ZELDIN

 

A8030
Chapter 316
Paulin -- Extends expiration provisions relating to immunizing agents to be administered to adults by pharmacists
Same as S 3807-A FUSCHILLO

 

A8085
Chapter 317
Gottfried -- Authorizes the commissioner of health to extend use of audit findings to subsequent un-audited periods for payments to patient service providers
Same as S 5553 HANNON

 

A8214
Chapter 318
Sweeney (MS) -- Authorizes the exchange of certain lands between National Grid and the state of New York
Same as S 4861-A GRIFFO

 

A8336
Chapter 319
Roberts (MS) -- Authorizes the commissioner of health to extend use of prior settlements to subsequent un-audited periods for payments to patient service providers
Same as S 5705 HANNON

 

S331A
Chapter 320
DIAZ -- Relates to matching funds for grants under the naturally occurring retirement community supportive service program
Same as A 395-A Dinowitz

 

S801A
Chapter 321
YOUNG -- Allows hunters in the county of Chautauqua to hunt bear and deer by the use of a rifle
Same as A 6055-A Goodell

 

S864
Chapter 322
YOUNG -- Designates state highway 19 in the town of Hume in the county of Allegany as the "Almond E. Fisher Memorial Highway"
Same as A 4644 Burling

 

S1683A
Chapter 323
SEWARD -- Allows hunters to use a rifle during open season for deer in the county of Cortland
Same as A 4357-A Lifton

 

S2152A
Chapter 324
MCDONALD -- Extends the term of the lease of certain park lands and provides for the return of such park lands to the village of Round Lake upon the occurrence of certain condit
Same as A 4986-A Jordan

 

S2153B
Chapter 325
MCDONALD -- Designates a portion of the state highway system the "Rensselaer County Korean War Veterans Memorial Highway"
Same as A 8281 Canestrari

 

S2385A
Chapter 326

 

GALLIVAN -- Allows for rifle hunting in Wyoming county
Same as A 2986-A Burling

 

S2510B
Chapter 327
GIANARIS -- Establishes the offense of obstruction of governmental duties by means of a bomb, destructive device, explosive, or hazardous substance
Same as A 4835-B Simotas

 

S2914A
Chapter 328
MARCELLINO -- Designates a portion of the state highway system as the "Charles Varese Memorial Highway"
Same as A 4299-A Raia

 

S2952B
Chapter 329

 

LIBOUS -- Legalizes the dissolution of the town of Sanford fire district by such town
Same as A 4393-B Crouch

 

S3036
Chapter 330
LAVALLE -- Relates to payments for certain school, fire, fire protection and ambulance districts for lands exempt from real property taxation; Peconic Bay community preservation fund
Same as A 4766 Thiele

 

S3060
Chapter 331
MARTINS -- Authorizes the town of North Hempstead, county of Nassau, to convey to Carle Place Water District certain parklands
Same as A 5852 McKevitt

 

S3237A
Chapter 332

 

LAVALLE -- Increases certain penalties for violating the prohibition of animal fighting
Same as A 4407-A Lentol

 

S3242
Chapter 333
GALLIVAN -- Designates a portion of state route 15A as the "Lima Veterans Memorial Highway"
Same as A 5415 Burling

 

S3263A
Chapter 334
JOHNSON -- Includes the Fair Harbor fire district as among those districts that have elections on the second Tuesday in July
Same as A 6901 Graf

 

S3413A
Chapter 335
FARLEY -- Authorizes State Street Presbyterian Church to file applications for a real property tax exemption with the city of Schenectady
Same as A 5411-A Amedore

 

S4012
Chapter 336
JOHNSON -- Authorizes Breast Cancer Help, Inc. to apply to the assessor of the town of Islip for a real property tax exemption
Same as A 6668 Ramos

 

S4045A
Chapter 337

 

MCDONALD -- Authorizes the town of East Greenbush to lease certain parklands
Same as A 6332-A Canestrari

 

S4184
Chapter 338
MARCELLINO -- Authorizes Family Service League, Inc. to file an application for exemption from real property taxes for a certain parcel of land located in the town of Huntington
Same as A 6757 Conte

 

S4235
Chapter 339
VALESKY -- Directs the office for the prevention of domestic violence to develop senior center based domestic violence prevention programs
Same as A 6736 Dinowitz

 

S4264C
Chapter 340
SKELOS -- Authorizes Madraigos, Inc. to apply for real property tax exemptions on certain parcels in the county of Nassau
Same as A 7069-D Weisenberg

 

S4385A
Chapter 341
ZELDIN -- Designates the bridge crossing the Long Island Expressway in the town of Islip as the "Grace Peshkur Memorial Bridge"
Same as A 7266 Murray

 

S4530B
Chapter 342

 

SALAND -- Establishes guidelines for information subpoenas
Same as A 6875-B Lentol

 

S4545A
Chapter 343
ZELDIN -- Authorizes the United Latin American Pentecostal Church to retroactively apply for a real property tax exemption for property in Patchogue
Same as A 7062-A Murray

 

S4600B
Chapter 344
ZELDIN -- Authorizes the assessor of the town of Islip to accept an application for exemption from real property taxes for certain parcels of land located in the town of Islip
Same as A 7113-B Graf

 

S4601B
Chapter 345
ZELDIN -- Provides for an exemption for real property taxes to St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church located on 345 Broadway, Sayville, New York 11776
Same as A 7114-B Graf

 

S4607B
Chapter 346
ZELDIN -- Authorizes the Lighthouse Mission, Inc. to retroactively apply for a real property tax exemption for certain property in the town of Brookhaven
Same as A 7117-B Murray

 

S4659
Chapter 347
LANZA -- Extends authorization for parkway use by certain construction vehicles during a period of landfill remediation
Same as A 7374 Tobacco

 

S4677
Chapter 348
LARKIN -- Adds the Wallkill river to the definition of inland waterways
Same as A 7217 Calhoun

 

S4766
Chapter 349
FARLEY -- Authorizes Bethel A.M.E. Church to file applications for a real property tax exemption with the city of Schenectady
Same as A 7243 Tedisco

 

S4938A
Chapter 350
LARKIN -- Authorizes the city of Newburgh to issue deficit bonds and notes until December 31, 2012 pursuant to the city of Newburgh fiscal recovery act
Same as A 7442-A Kirwan

 

S4941C
Chapter 351
SKELOS -- Authorizes the assessor of Nassau county to accept an application for real property tax exemption from Yeshiva & Mesivta of Greater NY at South Shore
Same as A 7904-B Weisenberg

 

S5216C
Chapter 352
LAVALLE -- Authorizes the town of Brookhaven to accept an application for a real property tax exemption from the Feed My Sheep Church
Same as A 7791-B Murray

 

S5479
Chapter 353
FARLEY -- Authorizes First Unitarian Society to file applications for real property tax exemptions
Same as A 8042 Tedisco

 

S5569
Chapter 354
MAZIARZ -- Provides for an extender of 2 years for the safe patient handling demonstration program
Same as A 7772 Gunther

 

S5571
Chapter 355

 

OPPENHEIMER -- Creates a second acting police justice in the village of Port Chester
Same as A 7843 Latimer

 

S5610
Chapter 356
YOUNG -- Designates bridge on state route 19, in the town of Amity, county of Allegany, as the "Corporal Jason Dunham Memorial Bridge"
Same as A 8219 Burling

 

S5658
Chapter 357
GALLIVAN -- Provides that certain people may not possess antique firearms, black powder firearms, or muzzle loading firearms
Same as A 4169 Weprin, A 8456-A Weprin

 

S5687 C
Chapter 358
BONACIC -- Authorizes the town of Thompson, Sullivan county to establish the "Treasure Lake/Davies dam improvement district"
Same as A 8337 Gunther

 

S5688
Chapter 359
BONACIC -- Authorizes the town of Thompson in Sullivan county to establish the "Lake Louise Marie dam improvement district"
Same as A 8338 Gunther

S5737
Chapter 360
MARCELLINO -- Designates a portion of the Northern state parkway in the counties of Nassau and Suffolk as the "Purple Heart Way"
Same as A 5165 Montesano

 

S5739A
Chapter 361
SALAND -- Relates to unauthorized radio transmissions on certain radio frequencies
Same as A 326-B Latimer

 

S5803
Chapter 362
GOLDEN -- Application for exemption from real property taxes from Foundation for Sephardic Studies Inc.
Same as A 4773-A Cymbrowitz

 

A3556A
Chapter 363
Magee -- Relates to giving the state soil and water conservation committee membership to the New York ocean and Great Lakes ecosystem conservation council
Same as S 2840-A YOUNG

 

A3724
Chapter 364

 

Russell -- Relates to expanding the Ogdensburg foreign trade zone
Same as S 5225 RITCHIE

 

A4737
Chapter 365
Thiele -- Allows the Village of Southampton to reopen the optional retirement plan offered under section 384-d of the retirement and social security law to police officer Theodore Raffel, Jr.
Same as S 3034 LAVALLE

 

A4786
Chapter 366
Sweeney (MS) -- Provides for the establishment of a youth-only pheasant hunting days on Long Island
Same as S 3421 LAVALLE

 

A5022
Chapter 367

 

Cusick (MS) -- Relates to lien filings for retainage
Same as S 3179 DEFRANCISCO

 

A5184
Chapter 368

 

Thiele -- Relates to the employment of police officers in the town of Southampton; repealer
Same as S 3667 LAVALLE

 

A6043
Chapter 369

 

Calhoun -- Authorizes the village of Maybrook, in Orange county, to offer an optional 20 year retirement plan to police officer Michael E. Maresca
Same as S 3505 LARKIN

 

A6255
Chapter 370
Pretlow -- Provides for the issuance of free and reduced fee passes, cards and badges for horse racetracks, as deemed appropriate by the operator
Same as S 3828 KLEIN

 

A6308
Chapter 371
Abbate -- Relates to the residence of peace officers employed as associate urban park rangers in N.Y.city
Same as S 4315 GOLDEN

 

A6335A
Chapter 372
Raia -- Grants retroactive Tier IV membership in the New York state and local employees' retirement system to Michelle Merlino
Same as S 4048-A JOHNSON

 

A7303
Chapter 373
Magee -- Updates various laws to ensure volunteer firefighters are duly elected or approved members of their respective companies
Same as S 4901 LAVALLE

 

A7362
Chapter 374
Canestrari -- Authorizes the town of East Greenbush to reopen an optional twenty year retirement plan to police officer Edward A. Miano
Same as S 5072 MCDONALD

 

A7834
Chapter 375
Abbate -- Decreases the minimum amount of time required before a service retirement may become effective and certain retirees may begin to receive their retirement
Same as S 5651 GOLDEN

 

A7932
Chapter 376
Lavine -- Relates to exempting certain not-for-profit entities from fees charged for searching the records of the department of motor vehicles
Same as S 5474 FUSCHILLO

 

A8108A
Chapter 377
Abbate -- Grants retroactive tier IV membership in the New York state and local employees' retirement system to Randy Prock
Same as S 5588 FARLEY

 

A8201
Chapter 378
Paulin -- Relates to access to records of the differential response program for child protection assessments or investigations
Same as S 5746 SAVINO

 

A8306
Chapter 379
Lavine -- Authorizes social services districts to fulfill their payment obligations to public general hospitals by public expenditures for the benefit of such hospitals
Same as S 5644 HANNON

 

S3182
Chapter 380

 

DEFRANCISCO -- Amends the dates for filing a claim and commencing an action on a bond
Same as A 5025 Cusick

 

S4323
Chapter 381
GRISANTI -- Authorizes the sale of metal beverage containers with caps that do not decompose
Same as A 7483 Gantt

 

S4871
Chapter 382

 

RULES -- Extends the authority of the county of Nassau to impose hotel and motel taxes
Same as A 8500 Saladino

 

S5086A
Chapter 383

 

JOHNSON -- Relates to the regulation of commercial fishing licenses
Same as A 7801 Sweeney

 

S5168A
Chapter 384
RITCHIE -- Defines a commercial equine operation and includes commercial equine operation in the definition of a farm operation
Same as A 7744-A Magee

 

S5200
Chapter 385
RANZENHOFER -- Deems the objects or purposes for certain bonds issued by Erie county to be the Erie canal harbor waterfront development, purchase of vehicles and heavy equipment
Same as A 2948 Gabryszak

 

S5833
Chapter 386
HANNON -- Chapter amends S.5644 and A. 8306, to direct the commissioner of health to seek federal approvals for use of certified public expenditures for public hospitals
Same as A 8516 Lavine

 

S2374
Chapter 387

 

STEWART-COUSINS -- Authorizes the county of Westchester to issue serial bonds to finance certain payments over a period of five years
Same as A 3403 Pretlow

 

 

VETOES
A3705
VETO 27
Pretlow (MS) -- Establishes antitrust exemptions for certain horse racing agreements
Same as S 623 KLEIN

 

A4791A
VETO 28
Weprin -- Omits the requirement that property in Queens county be conveyed to the city of New York department of parks and recreation within one year
Same as S 4838-A AVELLA

 

A7495
VETO 29
Magee -- Requires the state to pay the costs of prosecution of an inmate-patient of a state psychiatric facility
Same as S 4864 GRIFFO

 

S4803
VETO 30
GRIFFO -- Restricts the definition of "student" for purposes of immunization of post-secondary students
Same as A 7485 Glick

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