assembly Bill A3423

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Relates to standing to bring an action for a violation of the provisions of the state environmental quality review act

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 16, 2009 committed to rules
May 12, 2009 3rd reading cal.252
substituted for s1635
Feb 25, 2009 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Feb 19, 2009 advanced to third reading cal.112
Feb 11, 2009 reported
Feb 03, 2009 reported referred to codes
Jan 27, 2009 referred to environmental conservation

A3423 (ACTIVE) - Details

See other versions of this Bill:
S1635
, A9480
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง8-0119, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A3279, S4618
2013-2014: A7155, S675
2015-2016: A4949, S885
2017-2018: A3386, S1540
2019-2020: A7971, S7548
2021-2022: A3510, S2798

A3423 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prevents individuals from being denied standing in private actions alleging violations of the environmental quality review provisions of the environmental conservation law solely on the basis that the injury alleged by such individual does not differ in kind or degree from the injury that would be suffered by the public at large.

A3423 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  3423

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 27, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. BRADLEY, BOYLAND, BRENNAN, COLTON, ENGLEBRIGHT,
  FIELDS, GOTTFRIED, PAULIN,  ROBINSON,  ROSENTHAL,  KAVANAGH,  SCHIMEL,
  BING,  SPANO,  WRIGHT, PERALTA, LANCMAN -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of
  A. CLARK, DIAZ, JAFFEE, LATIMER, LIFTON, LUPARDO, McENENY, PHEFFER  --
  read once and referred to the Committee on Environmental Conservation

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  environmental  conservation law, in relation to
  enacting the environmental access to justice act

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  This act shall be known and may be cited as the "environ-
mental access to justice act".
  S 2. The environmental conservation law is amended  by  adding  a  new
section 8-0119 to read as follows:
S 8-0119. STANDING.
  IF A PERSON INSTITUTES A PROCEEDING UNDER ARTICLE SEVENTY-EIGHT OF THE
CIVIL  PRACTICE  LAW AND RULES ALLEGING VIOLATIONS OF THIS ARTICLE, SUCH
PERSON SHALL NOT BE DENIED STANDING SOLELY ON THE GROUNDS THAT THE INJU-
RY ALLEGED BY SUCH PERSON DOES NOT DIFFER IN KIND  OR  DEGREE  FROM  THE
INJURY THAT WOULD BE SUFFERED BY THE PUBLIC AT LARGE.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03266-01-9