senate Bill S4293

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Creates a sustainable development task force to study the feasibility of adopting a regulatory system to achieve goal of sustainable development

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 13, 2010 reported and committed to finance
Jan 06, 2010 referred to commerce, economic development and small business
May 05, 2009 reported and committed to finance
Apr 21, 2009 referred to commerce, economic development and small business

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Apr 13, 2010 - Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business committee Vote

S4293
6
0
committee
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Aye
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Nay
5
Aye with Reservations
1
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business Committee Vote: Apr 13, 2010

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S4293 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2320
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Commissions
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1100, A5362
2013-2014: S2638, A4393
2015-2016: S1586, A5793
2017-2018: S3642
2019-2020: S4554
2021-2022: S5002

S4293 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates a fifteen member sustainable development task force to study the feasibility of adopting a goal oriented and performance based regulatory system to achieve the goal of sustainable development in the state; sets forth certain goals and makes provision for organization of the task force.

S4293 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4293 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4293

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 21, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Commerce, Economic  Devel-
  opment and Small Business

AN ACT creating a sustainable development task force to study the feasi-
  bility  of  adopting  goal  oriented  and performance based regulatory
  systems to achieve a goal of sustainable development for the state  of
  New York

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

  Section 1. As used in this act, the term:
  (1) "Benchmarks" means interim indicators that measure the progress in
achieving measurable objectives and long term measurable goals.
  (2) "Long term measurable goals" means the attainment of the condition
for a parameter that is necessary  to  achieve  sustainable  development
within 25 years.
  (3)  "Measurable objectives" means measurable achievements at specific
points in time, typically in two- to five-year segments  that  over  the
duration achieve long term measurable goals.
  (4)  "Sustainable development" means managing the use, development and
protection of natural and physical resources in a way,  or  at  a  rate,
that enables people to meet their current needs without compromising the
ability of future generations to meet their own needs.
  S 2. The legislature finds and declares that:
  (1)  In  order to establish a policy of sustainable development neces-
sary for economic competitiveness in the twenty-first century, the state
must achieve the following intermediate value goals:
  (a) A competitive and balanced economy;
  (b) A healthy environment;
  (c) A continuing resource base; and
  (d) Communities that provide a good quality of life, for both  current
and future generations of New Yorkers.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01774-01-9

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