senate Bill S7141

2021-2022 Legislative Session

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

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 02, 2021 referred to rules

S7141 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5557
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
New York City
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8841, A10779

S7141 (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.

S7141 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7141 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7141
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               June 2, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. ADDABBO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 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.
   2. The at large members should include individuals with  expertise  in
 one  or  more  of  the following areas: climatology; hydrology; environ-
 mental;  aquaculture;  flood  risk  management;  environmental  justice;
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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