senate Bill S3110

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Creates a permanent environmental justice advisory group

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to environmental conservation
Jan 19, 2017 referred to environmental conservation

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S3110 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2234
Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 48 §§48-0101 - 48-0113, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S6316, A8490
2011-2012: S1115, A947
2013-2014: S1629, A3569
2015-2016: S1525, A3063
2019-2020: S2385, A1564

S3110 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates a permanent environmental justice advisory group; provides that the function of the group is to ensure that no group of people, including a racial, ethnic, or socioeconomic group, bears a disproportionate share of the negative environmental consequences resulting from industrial, municipal, and commercial operations or the execution of federal, state, local, and tribal programs and policies; empowers that advisory group to adopt a model environmental justice policy applicable to state agencies, and to monitor agencies on compliance with such policies; specifies responsibilities of state agencies (view more) establishes an environmental justice interagency coordinating council.

S3110 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3110 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3110

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 19, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. PARKER, ADDABBO, AVELLA, BAILEY, CARLUCCI, HOYLMAN,
  LATIMER, MONTGOMERY, PERKINS, SERRANO,  STAVISKY  --  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  a  permanent environmental justice advisory group and an
  environmental justice interagency coordinating council

  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 article 48 to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 48
                          ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE
SECTION 48-0101. DECLARATION OF POLICY.
        48-0103. DEFINITIONS.
        48-0105. PERMANENT ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE ADVISORY GROUP.
        48-0107. POWERS AND DUTIES.
        48-0109. AGENCY RESPONSIBILITIES.
        48-0111. ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE INTERAGENCY COORDINATING COUNCIL.
        48-0113. SEPARABILITY.
§ 48-0101. DECLARATION OF POLICY.
  1. IT IS HEREBY DECLARED TO BE THE  POLICY  OF  THIS  STATE  THAT  ALL
PEOPLE,  REGARDLESS OF RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, NATIONAL ORIGIN OR INCOME,
HAVE A RIGHT TO FAIR TREATMENT AND MEANINGFUL INVOLVEMENT IN THE  DEVEL-
OPMENT, IMPLEMENTATION AND ENFORCEMENT OF LAWS, REGULATIONS AND POLICIES
THAT AFFECT THE QUALITY OF THE ENVIRONMENT.
  2.  IT  SHALL  FURTHER  BE  THE  POLICY  OF THE STATE THAT NO GROUP OF
PEOPLE, INCLUDING A RACIAL, ETHNIC OR  SOCIOECONOMIC  GROUP,  SHOULD  BE
DISPROPORTIONATELY EXPOSED TO POLLUTION OR BEAR A DISPROPORTIONATE SHARE
OF  THE  NEGATIVE  ENVIRONMENTAL CONSEQUENCES RESULTING FROM INDUSTRIAL,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03456-01-7

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