senate Bill S624

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the time period for state environmental quality review

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 08, 2020 referred to environmental conservation
Jan 09, 2019 referred to environmental conservation

S624 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §8-0107, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S5395
2017-2018: S624

S624 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the time period for state environmental quality review.

S624 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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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