assembly Bill A8270B

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Enacts the New York state climate and community protection act

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 24, 2018 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Mar 12, 2018 amended on third reading 8270b
Jan 03, 2018 ordered to third reading cal.600
returned to assembly
died in senate
Jun 19, 2017 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.525
rules report cal.525
reported
reported referred to rules
Jun 16, 2017 print number 8270a
Jun 16, 2017 amend and recommit to ways and means
Jun 07, 2017 reported referred to ways and means
Jun 05, 2017 referred to environmental conservation

Co-Sponsors

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Multi-Sponsors

A8270 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7971
Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 75 §§75-0101 - 75-0115, amd §54-1523, En Con L; add §66-p, Pub Serv L; amd §§1005 & 1020-s, ren §§1020-jj, 1020-kk & 1020-ll to be §§1020-kk, 1020-ll & 1020-mm, add §1020-jj, Pub Auth L; add Art 8-B §228, Lab L; add §§17-a & 17-b, Chap 355 of 2014
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A10342
2019-2020: A3876, S2992

A8270 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the New York state climate and community protection act; relates to climate change; renewable energy program; labor and job standards and worker protection.

A8270 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8270

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 5, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ENGLEBRIGHT -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Environmental Conservation

AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, the  public  service
  law,  the public authorities law, the labor law and the community risk
  and resiliency act, in relation to establishing  the  New  York  state
  climate and community protection act

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

  Section 1. Legislative findings and declaration. The legislature here-
by enacts the "New York state climate and community protection act"  and
finds and declares that:
  1.  Climate  change is adversely affecting economic well-being, public
health, natural resources, and the environment of New York. The  adverse
impacts of climate change include:
  a.  an  increase  in  the  severity  and  frequency of extreme weather
events, such as storms, flooding, and heat waves, which can cause direct
injury or death, property damage, and ecological damage  (e.g.,  through
the release of hazardous substances into the environment);
  b.  rising  sea  levels, which exacerbate damage from storm surges and
flooding, contribute to coastal erosion  and  saltwater  intrusion,  and
inundate  low-lying  areas,  leading to the displacement of or damage to
coastal habitat, property, and infrastructure;
  c. a decline in freshwater and saltwater fish populations;
  d. increased average temperatures, which increase the demand  for  air
conditioning and refrigeration among residents and businesses;
  e. exacerbation of air pollution; and
  f.  an  increase  in  the  incidences  of  infectious diseases, asthma
attacks, heart  attacks,  and  other  negative  health  outcomes.  These
impacts  are  having  a detrimental effect on some of New York's largest
industries, including agriculture, commercial shipping, forestry,  tour-
ism,  and  recreational and commercial fishing. These impacts also place

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

Co-Sponsors

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Multi-Sponsors

A8270A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7971
Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 75 §§75-0101 - 75-0115, amd §54-1523, En Con L; add §66-p, Pub Serv L; amd §§1005 & 1020-s, ren §§1020-jj, 1020-kk & 1020-ll to be §§1020-kk, 1020-ll & 1020-mm, add §1020-jj, Pub Auth L; add Art 8-B §228, Lab L; add §§17-a & 17-b, Chap 355 of 2014
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A10342
2019-2020: A3876, S2992

A8270A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the New York state climate and community protection act; relates to climate change; renewable energy program; labor and job standards and worker protection.

A8270A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 8270--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 5, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. ENGLEBRIGHT, LIFTON, FAHY, ORTIZ, CAHILL, WALKER,
  SEPULVEDA,  CARROLL, ROSENTHAL, THIELE, JAFFEE, SIMON, OTIS, DINOWITZ,
  WILLIAMS, ROZIC, ABINANTI, MOSLEY, BARRETT, SKOUFIS -- Multi-Sponsored
  by -- M. of A. LENTOL -- read once and referred to  the  Committee  on
  Environmental  Conservation  -- reported and referred to the Committee
  on Ways and Means  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the environmental conservation law, the public service
  law, the public authorities law, the labor law and the community  risk
  and  resiliency  act,  in  relation to establishing the New York state
  climate and community protection act

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

  Section 1. Legislative findings and declaration. The legislature here-
by  enacts the "New York state climate and community protection act" and
finds and declares that:
  1. Climate change is adversely affecting economic  well-being,  public
health,  natural resources, and the environment of New York. The adverse
impacts of climate change include:
  a. an increase in  the  severity  and  frequency  of  extreme  weather
events, such as storms, flooding, and heat waves, which can cause direct
injury  or  death, property damage, and ecological damage (e.g., through
the release of hazardous substances into the environment);
  b. rising sea levels, which exacerbate damage from  storm  surges  and
flooding,  contribute  to  coastal  erosion and saltwater intrusion, and
inundate low-lying areas, leading to the displacement of  or  damage  to
coastal habitat, property, and infrastructure;
  c. a decline in freshwater and saltwater fish populations;
  d.  increased  average temperatures, which increase the demand for air
conditioning and refrigeration among residents and businesses;
  e. exacerbation of air pollution; and

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

Co-Sponsors

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Multi-Sponsors

A8270B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7971
Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 75 §§75-0101 - 75-0115, amd §54-1523, En Con L; add §66-p, Pub Serv L; amd §§1005 & 1020-s, ren §§1020-jj, 1020-kk & 1020-ll to be §§1020-kk, 1020-ll & 1020-mm, add §1020-jj, Pub Auth L; add Art 8-B §228, Lab L; add §§17-a & 17-b, Chap 355 of 2014
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A10342
2019-2020: A3876, S2992

A8270B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the New York state climate and community protection act; relates to climate change; renewable energy program; labor and job standards and worker protection.

A8270B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 8270--B
                                                        Cal. No. 600

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 5, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. ENGLEBRIGHT, LIFTON, FAHY, ORTIZ, CAHILL, WALKER,
  SEPULVEDA,  CARROLL, L. ROSENTHAL, THIELE, JAFFEE, SIMON, OTIS, DINOW-
  ITZ, WILLIAMS, ROZIC,  ABINANTI,  MOSLEY,  BARRETT,  SKOUFIS,  TITONE,
  STECK,   GALEF,   GOTTFRIED,   LUPARDO,   PHEFFER AMATO,   DE LA ROSA,
  JEAN-PIERRE -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. LENTOL, McDONALD -- read
  once and referred to the Committee on  Environmental  Conservation  --
  reported  and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee -- ordered to a third reading, amended  and  ordered
  reprinted, retaining its place on the order of third reading

AN  ACT  to amend the environmental conservation law, the public service
  law, the public authorities law, the labor law and the community  risk
  and  resiliency  act,  in  relation to establishing the New York state
  climate and community protection act

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

  Section 1. Legislative findings and declaration. The legislature here-
by  enacts the "New York state climate and community protection act" and
finds and declares that:
  1. Climate change is adversely affecting economic  well-being,  public
health,  natural resources, and the environment of New York. The adverse
impacts of climate change include:
  a. an increase in  the  severity  and  frequency  of  extreme  weather
events, such as storms, flooding, and heat waves, which can cause direct
injury  or  death, property damage, and ecological damage (e.g., through
the release of hazardous substances into the environment);
  b. rising sea levels, which exacerbate damage from  storm  surges  and
flooding,  contribute  to  coastal  erosion and saltwater intrusion, and
inundate low-lying areas, leading to the displacement of  or  damage  to
coastal habitat, property, and infrastructure;
  c. a decline in freshwater and saltwater fish populations;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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