|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to environmental conservation|
|Jan 09, 2019||referred to environmental conservation|
senate Bill S624
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S624 (ACTIVE) - Details
S624 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S624 SPONSOR: BOYLE TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to the time period for state environmental quality review PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill will ensure that the State Environmental Quality Reviews are completed in a timely manner. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Wording is added to Section 8-0107 of the environmental conservation law, as added by chapter 612 of the laws of 1975 to make time periods set forth or established pursuant to a regulation shall be mandatory and are not subject to extension unless the applicant or project sponsor agrees to a period of extension.
S624 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 624 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. BOYLE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to the time period for state environmental quality review THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 8-0107 of the environmental conservation law, as added by chapter 612 of the laws of 1975, is amended to read as follows: § 8-0107. Agency implementation. All agencies shall review their present statutory authority, adminis- trative regulations, and current policies and procedures for the purpose of determining whether there are any deficiencies or inconsistencies therein which prohibit full compliance with the purposes and provisions of this article, and shall recommend or effect such measures as may be necessary to bring their authority and policies into conformity with the intent, purposes, and procedures set forth in this article. They shall carry out its terms with minimum procedural and administrative delay, shall avoid unnecessary duplication of reporting and review requirements by providing, where feasible, for combined or consolidated proceedings, and shall expedite all proceedings hereunder in the interests of prompt review. TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN THIS ARTICLE OR ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO REGULATION SHALL BE MANDATORY AND ARE NOT SUBJECT TO ANY PERIOD OF EXTENSION UNLESS THE APPLICANT OR PROJECT SPONSOR AGREES TO A PERIOD OF EXTENSION. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD04381-01-9
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