senate Bill S1676

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Creates a task force on interagency cooperation within the forestry industry

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2016 referred to environmental conservation
returned to senate
died in assembly
Apr 22, 2015 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 26, 2015 advanced to third reading
Mar 25, 2015 2nd report cal.
Mar 24, 2015 1st report cal.284
Jan 14, 2015 referred to environmental conservation

Votes

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Mar 24, 2015 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

S1676
7
2
committee
7
Aye
2
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Environmental Conservation Committee Vote: Mar 24, 2015

nay (2)

S1676 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง9-0812, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S2894
2011-2012: S2140
2013-2014: S2916

S1676 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates a task force on interagency cooperation within the forestry industry.

S1676 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1676 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1676

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 14, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. BONACIC -- 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 form-
  ing a task force on interagency cooperation within the forest industry

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

  Section  1.  The environmental conservation law is amended by adding a
new section 9-0812 to read as follows:
S 9-0812. TASK FORCE ON INTERAGENCY COOPERATION IN THE FOREST INDUSTRY.
  1. THE COMMISSIONER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF  ECONOMIC  DEVELOPMENT  SHALL
FORM  A TASK FORCE TO DEVELOP A PLAN TO INCREASE INTERAGENCY COOPERATION
WITH RESPECT TO THE FOREST INDUSTRY.
  2. THE TASK FORCE SHALL CONSIST OF SIX MEMBERS. THE TASK  FORCE  SHALL
INCLUDE THE COMMISSIONER OF AGRICULTURE AND MARKETS OR HIS OR HER DESIG-
NEE,  THE  CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF THE NEW YORK STATE ENERGY RESEARCH
AND DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY OR HIS OR HER  DESIGNEE,  TWO  REPRESENTATIVES
FROM  THE NEW YORK STATE FORESTRY INDUSTRY TO BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVER-
NOR, A REPRESENTATIVE OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT IN A COUNTY LOCATED WITHIN THE
CATSKILLS STATE PARK TO BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR,  AND  A  REPRESEN-
TATIVE  OF  LOCAL  GOVERNMENT  IN A COUNTY LOCATED WITHIN THE ADIRONDACK
STATE PARK TO BE  APPOINTED  BY  THE  GOVERNOR.  ALL  MEMBERS  SHALL  BE
APPOINTED  WITHIN  ONE HUNDRED TWENTY DAYS OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS
SECTION.
  3. (A) THE TASK FORCE SHALL MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS ON HOW TO EXPAND  THE
ECONOMIC SUCCESS OF THOSE IN THE FORESTRY INDUSTRY.
  (B)  THE  TASK  FORCE  SHALL  MAKE  RECOMMENDATIONS ON HOW TO INCREASE
COMMUNICATION REGARDING THE FORESTRY INDUSTRY BETWEEN  GOVERNMENT  AGEN-
CIES.
  (C)  THE  TASK  FORCE  SHALL  MAKE  RECOMMENDATIONS ON HOW TO INCREASE
COMMUNICATION REGARDING THE FORESTRY INDUSTRY BETWEEN THOSE  ENGAGED  IN
FORESTRY AND RELEVANT AGENCIES AND AUTHORITIES OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03336-01-5

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