|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jul 22, 2020||referred to rules|
senate Bill S8841
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S8841 (ACTIVE) - Details
S8841 (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.
S8841 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8841 SPONSOR: ADDABBO TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE: To set up a commission to study the feasibility, costs, impacts, and best locations for construction of a seawall around the city of New York's coastline. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: The Commission shall consist of members who shall be appointed as follows: The Commissioner of Environmental Conservation or his/her designee; The Secretary of State or his/her designee; 3 members appointed by the Governor at least 1 of whom shall have exper- tise in
S8841 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8841 I N S E N A T E July 22, 2020 ___________ Introduced by Sen. ADDABBO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules 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.
Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.
By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.