assembly Bill A5557

2021-2022 Legislative Session

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

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May 20, 2021 reported referred to ways and means
Feb 19, 2021 referred to environmental conservation

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A5557 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7141
Law Section:
Commissions
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A10779, S8841

A5557 (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.

A5557 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5557
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of A. BARNWELL, GOTTFRIED, GRIFFIN, COLTON -- Multi-
   Sponsored by -- M. of A. BRABENEC, COOK, DICKENS,  FERNANDEZ,  HEVESI,
   HYNDMAN,  LAVINE, QUART, SEAWRIGHT, TAYLOR, VANEL, WEPRIN, WILLIAMS --
   read once and referred to the Committee on Environmental Conservation
 
 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.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD07033-01-1