assembly Bill A2064

2019-2020 Legislative Session

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

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Current Bill Status Via S2072 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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    • Passed Assembly
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 30, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.181
substituted for a2064
Apr 30, 2019 substituted by s2072
Apr 25, 2019 advanced to third reading cal.181
Apr 08, 2019 reported
Feb 06, 2019 opinion referred to judiciary
Feb 05, 2019 reported referred to judiciary
Jan 24, 2019 to attorney-general for opinion
Jan 22, 2019 referred to environmental conservation

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A2064 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2072
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Add Art 1 §19, Constn
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A6279, S5287

A2064 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A2064 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2064

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 22, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ENGLEBRIGHT, GOTTFRIED, SANTABARBARA, ORTIZ,
  DINOWITZ, COLTON, LIFTON, GLICK, FAHY,  ABINANTI,  OTIS,  JEAN-PIERRE,
  LAVINE,  MOSLEY,  SIMON,  GALEF, JAFFEE, COOK, RIVERA, D'URSO, HUNTER,
  STECK, PEOPLES-STOKES, WILLIAMS, BICHOTTE, RAMOS, WEPRIN, TITUS, HYND-
  MAN,  SEAWRIGHT,  LUPARDO,  L. ROSENTHAL,  BARRON,  WALKER,   CARROLL,
  BARRETT,  DE LA ROSA,  CAHILL, THIELE -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Environmental Conservation

            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  Senate concur), That article 1 of the
constitution be amended by adding a new section 19 to read as follows:
  § 19. ENVIRONMENTAL RIGHTS. EACH PERSON SHALL HAVE A  RIGHT  TO  CLEAN
AIR AND WATER, AND A HEALTHFUL ENVIRONMENT.
  §  2. Resolved (if the Senate 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.
                                                           LBD89064-01-9

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