senate Bill S3742A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes the New York state climate change task force

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Feb 21, 2014 print number 3742a
amend and recommit to environmental conservation
Jan 08, 2014 referred to environmental conservation
Feb 13, 2013 referred to environmental conservation

Bill Amendments

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S3742 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 19 Title 13 §§19-1301 - 19-1305, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6456
2009-2010: S1121

S3742 - 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.

S3742 - Sponsor Memo

S3742 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3742

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 13, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. ADDABBO -- 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
  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.
                                                           LBD07181-02-3

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S3742A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 19 Title 13 §§19-1301 - 19-1305, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6456
2009-2010: S1121

S3742A (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.

S3742A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3742A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3742--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 13, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. ADDABBO, AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Environmental
  Conservation  -- recommitted to the Committee on Environmental Conser-
  vation  in  accordance  with  Senate  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

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

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07181-03-4

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