senate Bill S5588

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Enacts the New York state drinking water bill of rights

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to health
Mar 11, 2021 referred to health

S5588 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3971
Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A6803
2019-2020: S5334, A3361

S5588 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the right to safe, clean, affordable, and accessible water adequate for human consumption, cooking, and sanitary purposes.

S5588 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5588 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5588
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              March 11, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  COMRIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Health
 
 AN ACT to direct certain state agencies to consider the right to potable
   water when revising, adopting, or establishing policies,  regulations,
   and grant criteria that are relevant to or affect that right

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. All relevant state agencies, including  the  department  of
 health,  the department of environmental conservation and the department
 of public service shall consider the right to safe,  clean,  affordable,
 and  accessible water adequate for human consumption, cooking, and sani-
 tary purposes when revising, adopting, or establishing  policies,  regu-
 lations, and grant criteria that are relevant to or affect that right.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD01522-01-1


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