Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 17, 2023||
referred to environmental conservation
Assembly Bill A7329
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-A7329 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-A7329 (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.
2023-A7329 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7329 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y May 17, 2023 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. ARDILA -- 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. 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. LBD04620-01-3
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