S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2013-2014 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
May 13, 2013
Introduced by Sen. MARCHIONE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Commerce, Economic Devel-
opment and Small Business
AN ACT relating to rules and regulations of the state
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Every state agency, department, public benefit corporation,
or authority with legislative authorization to promulgate regulations
shall prepare and submit to the governor, temporary president of the
senate, speaker of the assembly, minority leaders of the senate and
assembly, commissioners of the Administrative Regulations Review Commis-
sion (ARRC), and the department of economic development, on or before
August 31, 2013, the following:
a. a comprehensive list of their adopted rules and regulations;
b. an explanation of the agency's or authority's need for the rule or
c. if no longer necessary, a recommendation for repeal.
S 2. On or before November 30, 2013, the department of economic devel-
opment shall review the lists developed pursuant to section one of this
act and make recommendations to repeal regulations that otherwise are an
impediment to economic growth and job creation. The department shall
consult with local and regional economic development entities prior to
issuing its recommendation. The chairpersons of ARRC shall likewise
review the lists developed pursuant to section one of this act and make
recommendations to repeal regulations that otherwise are an impediment
to economic growth and job creation.
S 3. a. On or before December 31, 2013, the governor shall identify at
least one thousand adopted rules or regulations to repeal, including any
rule or regulation that is an impediment to economic growth and job
creation, which is not outweighed by substantial state regulatory inter-
est. The governor shall provide a copy of this list to the temporary
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.
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president of the senate, speaker of the assembly, minority leaders of
the senate and assembly, commissioners of the Administrative Regulations
Review Commission (ARRC), and the department of economic development.
b. Such rules and regulations identified for repeal shall be published
in the state register for a period of no less than forty-five days.
S 4. On or before April 1, 2014, the governor shall repeal at least
one thousand rules or regulations in accordance with established proce-
dure set out in subdivision 1 of section 202 of the state administrative
S 5. This act shall take effect immediately.