senate Bill S2885

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires that when a tree is removed from a campus in the state university of New York system, another tree shall be planted on such campus

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to higher education
Jun 21, 2013 committed to rules
May 06, 2013 advanced to third reading
May 01, 2013 2nd report cal.
Apr 30, 2013 1st report cal.480
Jan 24, 2013 referred to higher education

Votes

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Apr 30, 2013 - Higher Education committee Vote

S2885
14
0
committee
14
Aye
0
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Higher Education Committee Vote: Apr 30, 2013

excused (1)

S2885 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7423
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง355, Ed L

S2885 - Summary

Requires that when a tree is removed from a campus in the state university of New York system, another tree shall be planted on such campus.

S2885 - Sponsor Memo

S2885 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2885

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 24, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Higher Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to the removal and plant-
  ing of trees on college campuses of the state university of New York

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

  Section  1.  Legislative  intent.  The  legislature  hereby  finds and
declares that as a public university, the state university of  New  York
shall  be  stewards  of  the  environment  and shall take every possible
precaution to safeguard natural  habitats  surrounding  all  64  college
campuses in the SUNY system.
  S 2. Paragraph c of subdivision 2 of section 355 of the education law,
as  amended  by  chapter  552 of the laws of 1985, is amended to read as
follows:
  c. To provide for the care,  custody  and  management  of  the  lands,
grounds,  structures,  buildings,  equipment and facilities of the state
university and the institutions therein.  PROVIDED THAT, WITH RESPECT TO
CAMPUS GROUNDS, THE TRUSTEES  SHALL  ADOPT  A  UNIFORM  POLICY  FOR  THE
REMOVAL  AND PLANTING OF TREES THAT SHALL SPECIFICALLY REQUIRE THAT WHEN
A TREE IS REMOVED FROM A CAMPUS, ANOTHER IS PLANTED ON  THAT  CAMPUS  IN
ORDER TO ENSURE ENVIRONMENTAL STABILITY.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08300-01-3

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