Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 06, 2016||
referred to finance
|Jan 13, 2015||
referred to finance
Senate Bill S1586
2015-2016 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2015-S1586 (ACTIVE) - Details
2015-S1586 (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.
2015-S1586 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1586 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.
2015-S1586 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1586 2015-2016 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 13, 2015 ___________ Introduced by Sen. PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance 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. (2) Although New York state has made progress towards the goals set forth in subdivision one of this section, it lacks an integrated strate- gy for achieving these goals concurrently. It also lacks established EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
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