assembly Bill A10779

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes a commission to be known as the "New York seawall study commission"

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 23, 2020 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jul 22, 2020 ordered to third reading rules cal.342
rules report cal.342
reported
reported referred to rules
Jul 14, 2020 reported referred to ways and means
Jul 10, 2020 referred to environmental conservation

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A10779 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8841
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
New York City
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A5557, S7141

A10779 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a commission to be known as the "New York seawall study commission" which will study the feasibility, costs, impacts, and best locations for construction of a seawall or sea gate being created to protect the city of New York from sea level rise and storm surge along the entire coastline.

A10779 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  10779

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              July 10, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced by COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Barnwell) --
  read once and referred to the Committee on Environmental Conservation

AN  ACT  to  establish a commission to be known as the "New York seawall
  study commission"; and providing for the  repeal  of  such  provisions
  upon expiration thereof

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

  Section 1. New York seawall study commission.  1.    There  is  hereby
established,  within  the  department  of  environmental conservation, a
seawall study  commission  ("commission")  which  shall  consist  of  16
members who shall be appointed as follows:
  (a)  the  commissioner  of  environmental  conservation  or his or her
designee;
  (b) the secretary of state or his or her designee;
  (c) three members appointed by the governor,  at  least  one  of  whom
shall have expertise in environmental justice issues;
  (d)  two  members  to  be  appointed by the temporary president of the
senate;
  (e) two members to be appointed by the speaker of the assembly;
  (f) one member to be appointed by the minority leader of the senate;
  (g) one member to be appointed by the minority leader of the assembly;
  (h) two members to be appointed by the mayor of the city of New York;
  (i) one member to be appointed by the county executive of  the  county
of Nassau;
  (j)  one  member to be appointed by the county executive of the county
of Suffolk; and
  (k) one member to be appointed by the county executive of  the  county
of Westchester.
  2.  The  at large members should include individuals with expertise in
one or more of the following  areas:  climatology;  hydrology;  environ-
mental;  aquaculture;  flood  risk  management;  environmental  justice;
ecological restoration and management;  oceanography  or  coastal  ocean
science; and engineering.

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