assembly Bill A1391

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes the New York state climate change task force

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to environmental conservation
Jan 05, 2011 referred to environmental conservation

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A1391 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6456
Current Committee:
Assembly Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 19 Title 13 ยงยง19-1301 - 19-1305, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A6945, S1121
2013-2014: A4033, S3742
2015-2016: A5943, S3001
2017-2018: A3478, S3682
2019-2020: A3298, S2742

A1391 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the New York state climate change task force; establishes the membership of the task force; establishes the powers and duties of the task force.

A1391 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1391

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. ORTIZ -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Environmental Conservation

AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
  establishing the New York state climate change task force

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

  Section 1. Article 19 of the environmental conservation law is amended
by adding a new title 13 to read as follows:
                                TITLE 13
                NEW YORK STATE CLIMATE CHANGE TASK FORCE
SECTION 19-1301. CLIMATE CHANGE TASK FORCE.
        19-1303. TASK FORCE COMPOSITION.
        19-1305. POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE TASK FORCE.
S 19-1301. CLIMATE CHANGE TASK FORCE.
  1. THE NEW YORK STATE CLIMATE CHANGE TASK FORCE IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED.
THE ROLE OF THE TASK  FORCE  SHALL  INCLUDE,  BUT  NOT  BE  LIMITED  TO,
CONDUCTING  AN  IN-DEPTH EXAMINATION OF ISSUES RELATED TO GLOBAL CLIMATE
CHANGE INCLUDING:
  A. ASSESSING THE POTENTIAL IMPACTS OF GLOBAL  CLIMATE  CHANGE  ON  THE
CITIZENS,  NATURAL  RESOURCES,  AND  ECONOMY OF THE STATE. SUCH RESEARCH
SHALL INCLUDE POTENTIAL IMPACTS ON AGRICULTURE, TRANSPORTATION, PROPERTY
VALUES, PUBLIC HEALTH, INSURANCE, AND COMMERCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL SECTORS.
RESEARCH SHALL  ALSO  INCLUDE  POTENTIAL  IMPACTS  ON  WATERS,  FORESTS,
WETLANDS,  AND  THE  AVAILABILITY  OF FRESHWATER RESOURCES OF THE STATE.
POTENTIAL IMPACTS ON INFRASTRUCTURE, INCLUDING SUBWAYS, BRIDGES, LOW-LY-
ING ROADS, CAUSEWAYS, WATER AND WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANTS, AND  DOCKS,
SHALL  BE INCLUDED, AS WELL AS POTENTIAL IMPACTS ON INDUSTRIES INCLUDING
SHIPPING, TIMBER, FISHERIES, POWER GENERATION, HEALTHCARE, TOURISM,  AND
RECREATION.  SUCH  ASSESSMENT  SHALL  ALSO  INCLUDE A REVIEW OF EXISTING
RELATED RESEARCH;

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