senate Bill S5287

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the right to clean air and water and a healthful environment

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Judiciary Committee


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 15, 2018 opinion referred to judiciary
Jan 12, 2018 to attorney-general for opinion
Jan 03, 2018 referred to judiciary
May 03, 2017 opinion referred to judiciary
Apr 17, 2017 to attorney-general for opinion
Mar 20, 2017 referred to judiciary

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S5287 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6279
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Add Art 1 §19, Constn

S5287 - Summary

Relates to the right to clean air and water and a healthful environment.

S5287 - Sponsor Memo

S5287 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5287

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 20, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary

            CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY

proposing an amendment to article 1 of the constitution, in relation  to
  the right to clean air and water and a healthful environment

  Section  1.  Resolved  (if the Assembly concur), That article 1 of the
constitution be amended by adding a new section 19 to read as follows:
  S 19. ENVIRONMENTAL RIGHTS. EACH PERSON SHALL HAVE A  RIGHT  TO  CLEAN
AIR AND WATER, AND A HEALTHFUL ENVIRONMENT.
  S  2.  Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That the foregoing amendment
be referred to the first regular legislative session convening after the
next succeeding general election of members of  the  assembly,  and,  in
conformity  with  section  1  of  article  19  of  the  constitution, be
published for 3 months previous to the time of such election.







 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD89102-01-7

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