senate Bill S1678

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Directs the department of environmental conservation to periodically update the model environmental impact assessment form

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 04, 2012 referred to environmental conservation
Jun 24, 2011 committed to rules
May 23, 2011 advanced to third reading
May 18, 2011 2nd report cal.
May 17, 2011 1st report cal.679
Jan 11, 2011 referred to environmental conservation

Votes

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May 17, 2011 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

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Environmental Conservation Committee Vote: May 17, 2011

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S1678 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A334
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง8-0113, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
A779, S2993, S2993B, A779A

S1678 - Summary

Directs the department of environmental conservation to update any forms or documentation prepared by such department which are designed to assist applicants and lead agencies in determining whether certain projects or actions have a significant effect on the environment; and provides such updates shall ensure the consideration of changes in science and emerging issues in environmental protection.

S1678 - Sponsor Memo

S1678 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1678

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 11, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  KLEIN  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation

AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
  updates of the model environmental impact assessment form

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (l) of subdivision 2 of  section  8-0113  of  the
environmental  conservation  law, as added by chapter 252 of the laws of
1977, is amended to read as follows:
  (l) A model assessment form to be used during the  initial  review  to
assist  an  agency in CARRYING OUT its responsibilities AND DUTIES under
this article.  THE DEPARTMENT SHALL PERIODICALLY UPDATE THE  FORM  WHICH
SHALL  BE DESIGNED TO ASSIST APPLICANTS AND LEAD AGENCIES IN DETERMINING
WHETHER A PROPOSED PROJECT OR ACTION MAY HAVE A  SIGNIFICANT  EFFECT  ON
THE  ENVIRONMENT. SUCH UPDATES SHALL ENSURE THE CONSIDERATION OF CHANGES
AND EMERGING ISSUES IN ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it shall have become a law.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02304-01-1

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