senate Bill S3642

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Creates a sustainable development task force to study the feasibility of adopting a regulatory system to achieve goal of sustainable development

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to finance
Jan 25, 2017 referred to finance

S3642 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Commissions
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S4293
2011-2012: S1100
2013-2014: S2638
2015-2016: S1586
2019-2020: S4554
2021-2022: S5002

S3642 (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.

S3642 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3642 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3642

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 25, 2017
                               ___________

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.
  § 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

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