|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
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|
senate Bill S4293
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S4293 (ACTIVE) - Details
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
BILL NUMBER: S4293 TITLE OF BILL : An act creating a sustainable development task force to study the feasibility of adopting goal oriented and performance based regulatory systems to achieve a goal of sustainable development for the state of New York PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL : This legislation is intended to create a task force to study the feasibility of adopting a regulatory system to achieve the goals of sustainable development. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS : Section 1 defines the terms used in this legislation. Section 2 sets out the legislative findings. Section 3 requires that the state examine an environmental and natural resource management system based on a policy of sustainable development. Section 4 creates a sustainable development task force. Section 5 requires that each natural resource agency, as defined in the legislation, shall report to the task force on the effect of a sustainable development policy on the agencies operation, determine how to measure progress toward sustainable development, and how to collaborate with other government entities on sustainable development.
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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