senate Bill S6191A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to setting a conservation goal for the state

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Current Bill Status Via A5390 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 23, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1217
substituted for s6191a
May 23, 2022 substituted by a5390b
May 16, 2022 advanced to third reading
May 11, 2022 2nd report cal.
May 10, 2022 1st report cal.1217
May 03, 2022 reported and committed to finance
Apr 20, 2022 print number 6191a
Apr 20, 2022 amend (t) and recommit to environmental conservation
Jan 05, 2022 referred to environmental conservation
returned to senate
died in assembly
Apr 26, 2021 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Apr 21, 2021 advanced to third reading
Apr 20, 2021 2nd report cal.
Apr 19, 2021 1st report cal.673
Apr 14, 2021 referred to environmental conservation

Votes

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May 10, 2022 - Finance committee Vote

S6191A
19
2
committee
19
Aye
2
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
1
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 3, 2022 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

S6191A
9
1
committee
9
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Environmental Conservation Committee Vote: May 3, 2022

nay (1)
aye wr (1)

Apr 19, 2021 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

S6191
8
1
committee
8
Aye
1
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Apr 19, 2021

nay (1)
aye wr (2)

Co-Sponsors

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S6191 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5390
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §49-0113, amd §49-0207, En Con L

S6191 - Summary

Relates to setting a conservation goal for the state and including an effort to combat the biodiversity and climate crises in the state's land acquisition policy.

S6191 - Sponsor Memo

S6191 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6191
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 14, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  KAMINSKY,  HARCKHAM, JACKSON, REICHLIN-MELNICK --
   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
   including efforts to combat the biodiversity and climate crises in the
   state's land acquisition policy
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Section 49-0207 of the environmental conservation law, as
 added by chapter 146 of the laws of 1990, is amended to read as follows:
 § 49-0207. State land acquisition plan.
   1. IT SHALL BE THE POLICY OF THE STATE TO SUPPORT  AND  CONTRIBUTE  TO
 NATIONAL  EFFORTS  TO  CONSERVE AT LEAST THIRTY PERCENT OF UNITED STATES
 LANDS AND INLAND WATERS AND AT LEAST THIRTY  PERCENT  OF  UNITED  STATES
 OCEAN  AREA  BY  THE  YEAR  TWO  THOUSAND THIRTY. The department and the
 office shall prepare a state land acquisition plan to guide selection of
 projects for state  acquisition  OR  CONSERVATION  taking  into  account
 regional advisory committee priorities and the department's and office's
 assessment  of  need for land acquisition projects. SUCH PLAN SHALL ALSO
 TAKE INTO ACCOUNT THE GOAL OF THE STATE TO FACILITATE  THE  CONSERVATION
 OF  AT  LEAST  THIRTY  PERCENT OF LAND IN NEW YORK STATE BY THE YEAR TWO
 THOUSAND THIRTY, IN AN EFFORT TO  COMBAT  THE  GLOBAL  BIODIVERSITY  AND
 CLIMATE  CRISES  AND  CONTRIBUTE  TO  THE NATIONAL GOAL. Such plan shall
 include an identification of:
   a. lands, by region and  category,  for  which  acquisition  OR  OTHER
 CONSERVATION is of a high priority in order to carry out the purposes of
 this title;
   b.  lands,  by  region,  having  statewide  or regional environmental,
 historic, cultural or recreational significance that are threatened with
 diminishment of resource value;
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10880-01-1

Co-Sponsors

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S6191A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5390
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §49-0113, amd §49-0207, En Con L

S6191A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to setting a conservation goal for the state and including an effort to combat the biodiversity and climate crises in the state's land acquisition policy.

S6191A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6191A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6191--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 14, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced   by   Sens.  KAMINSKY,  ADDABBO,  BIAGGI,  BOYLE,  GAUGHRAN,
   GOUNARDES,  HARCKHAM,  HELMING,  HINCHEY,  HOYLMAN,  JACKSON,  KAPLAN,
   KAVANAGH,  KRUEGER,  LIU,  MANNION, MARTUCCI, MATTERA, MAY, OBERACKER,
   ORTT, REICHLIN-MELNICK, SEPULVEDA, STAVISKY, THOMAS -- read twice  and
   ordered  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
   Environmental Conservation -- recommitted to the Committee on Environ-
   mental Conservation in accordance  with  Senate  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --
   committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
   recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
   setting  conservation  goals  for  the  state and including efforts to
   combat the biodiversity and climate crises in the state's land  acqui-
   sition  policy;  and  providing for the repeal of such provisions upon
   the expiration thereof
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The environmental conservation law is amended by adding a
 new section 49-0113 to read as follows:
 § 49-0113. THIRTY BY THIRTY CONSERVATION GOAL.
   1. IT SHALL BE THE GOAL OF THE STATE  TO  SUPPORT  AND  CONTRIBUTE  TO
 NATIONAL  EFFORTS  TO  CONSERVE AT LEAST THIRTY PERCENT OF UNITED STATES
 LANDS AND INLAND WATERS AND AT LEAST THIRTY  PERCENT  OF  UNITED  STATES
 OCEAN AREAS BY THE YEAR TWO THOUSAND THIRTY.
   2.  THE DEPARTMENT IN CONSULTATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF THE OFFICE
 OF PARKS, RECREATION AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION, SHALL DEVELOP STRATEGIES
 AND A METHODOLOGY TO ACHIEVE THE GOAL, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
   (A) COORDINATION WITH THE STATE LAND ACQUISITION PLAN;
   (B) PRIORITIZING PROTECTIONS FOR WATER SOURCES AND SOLE  SOURCE  AQUI-
 FERS, INCLUDING WETLANDS PROTECTIONS;
   (C) PROTECTIONS AND RESTORATION PROJECTS FOR PRESERVING AND INCREASING
 BIODIVERSITY, INCLUDING HABITAT RESTORATION, WITH A FOCUS ON HABITATS OF
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10880-03-1

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