senate Bill S8841

2019-2020 Legislative Session

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

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Jul 22, 2020 referred to rules

S8841 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10779
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
New York City
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S7141, A5557

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

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.

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