senate Bill S5002

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Creates a sustainable development task force to study the feasibility of adopting a regulatory system to achieve the goal of sustainable development

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to finance
Feb 22, 2021 referred to finance

S5002 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S4293
2011-2012: S1100
2013-2014: S2638
2015-2016: S1586
2017-2018: S3642
2019-2020: S4554
2023-2024: S6197

S5002 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates a fifteen member sustainable development task force to study the feasibility of adopting a goal oriented and performance based regulatory system to achieve the goal of sustainable development in the state; sets forth certain goals and makes provision for organization of the task force.

S5002 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5002 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                             I N  S E N A T E
                             February 22, 2021
 Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance
 AN ACT creating a sustainable development task force to study the feasi-
   bility of adopting goal  oriented  and  performance  based  regulatory
   systems  to achieve a goal of sustainable development for the state of
   New York

   Section 1. As used in this act, the term:
   (1) "Benchmarks" means interim indicators that measure the progress in
 achieving measurable objectives and long term measurable goals.
   (2) "Long term measurable goals" means the attainment of the condition
 for  a  parameter  that  is necessary to achieve sustainable development
 within 25 years.
   (3) "Measurable objectives" means measurable achievements at  specific
 points  in  time,  typically in two- to five-year segments that over the
 duration achieve long term measurable goals.
   (4) "Sustainable development" means managing the use, development  and
 protection  of  natural  and  physical resources in a way, or at a rate,
 that enables people to meet their current needs without compromising the
 ability of future generations to meet their own needs.
   § 2. The legislature finds and declares that:
   (1) In order to establish a policy of sustainable  development  neces-
 sary for economic competitiveness in the twenty-first century, the state
 must achieve the following intermediate value goals:
   (a) A competitive and balanced economy;
   (b) A healthy environment;
   (c) A continuing resource base; and
   (d)  Communities that provide a good quality of life, for both current
 and future generations of New Yorkers.
   (2) Although New York state has made progress towards  the  goals  set
 forth in subdivision one of this section, it lacks an integrated strate-
 gy  for  achieving  these  goals concurrently. It also lacks established


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