Senate Bill S2510A

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Requires applicants for major projects located near an environmental justice community to submit an enhanced public participation plan

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  • Delivered to Governor
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2023-S2510 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6584
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 59 §§59-0101 - 59-0111, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S3211, A6530

2023-S2510 - Summary

Requires applicants for major projects located near a disadvantaged community to submit an enhanced public participation plan.

2023-S2510 - Sponsor Memo

2023-S2510 - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2510
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 23, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. RAMOS, BRISPORT, BROUK, CLEARE, HOYLMAN-SIGAL, LIU,
   MAY, PARKER, SEPULVEDA -- 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
   requiring applicants for major  projects  located  near  disadvantaged
   communities to submit an enhanced public participation plan
 
   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 article 59 to read as follows:
                                 ARTICLE 59
                         DISADVANTAGED COMMUNITIES
 SECTION 59-0101. DECLARATION OF LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS AND INTENT.
         59-0103. DEFINITIONS.
         59-0105. ENHANCED PUBLIC PARTICIPATION PLAN.
         59-0107. ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT.
         59-0109. APPLICANT CERTIFICATION.
         59-0111. PROHIBITIONS.
 § 59-0101. DECLARATION OF LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS AND INTENT.
   1.  THE  LEGISLATURE  FINDS  AND DECLARES THAT IT IS THE POLICY OF THE
 STATE OF NEW YORK TO PROMOTE ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE AND INCORPORATE MEAS-
 URES FOR ACHIEVING ENVIRONMENTAL  JUSTICE  INTO  THE  STATE'S  PROGRAMS,
 POLICIES,  REGULATIONS, LEGISLATIVE PROPOSALS AND ACTIVITIES. THE LEGIS-
 LATURE FURTHER FINDS  AND  DECLARES  THAT  ECONOMICALLY  DISTRESSED  AND
 MINORITY COMMUNITIES IN THE STATE HAVE LONG BORNE A DISPROPORTIONATE AND
 INEQUITABLE  POLLUTION  BURDEN,  CAUSED BY HISTORIC SITING OF SOURCES OF
 POLLUTION IN THOSE COMMUNITIES.
   2. MANY ECONOMICALLY DISTRESSED AND MINORITY COMMUNITIES IN THE  STATE
 SUFFER  FROM  ELEVATED RATES OF RESPIRATORY ILLNESSES, INCLUDING ASTHMA,
 BRONCHITIS, AND EMPHYSEMA, AND OTHER ADVERSE HEALTH  EFFECTS  ASSOCIATED
 WITH THE LONG-TERM AND CHRONIC EXPOSURE TO MULTIPLE SOURCES OF POLLUTION
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD06077-01-3
              

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2023-S2510A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6584
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 59 §§59-0101 - 59-0111, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S3211, A6530

2023-S2510A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires applicants for major projects located near a disadvantaged community to submit an enhanced public participation plan.

2023-S2510A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2023-S2510A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  2510--A
     Cal. No. 312
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 23, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. RAMOS, BRISPORT, BROUK, CLEARE, HOYLMAN-SIGAL, LIU,
   MAY, PARKER, SEPULVEDA -- read twice and  ordered  printed,  and  when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation
   --  reported  favorably  from said committee, ordered to first report,
   amended on first report,  ordered  to  a  second  report  and  ordered
   reprinted, retaining its place in the order of second report
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  environmental  conservation law, in relation to
   requiring applicants for major  projects  located  near  disadvantaged
   communities to submit an enhanced public participation plan
 
   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 article 59 to read as follows:
                                 ARTICLE 59
        ENHANCED PUBLIC PARTICIPATION IN DISADVANTAGED COMMUNITIES
 SECTION 59-0101. DECLARATION OF LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS AND INTENT.
         59-0103. DEFINITIONS.
         59-0105. ENHANCED PUBLIC PARTICIPATION PLAN.
         59-0107. ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT.
         59-0109. APPLICANT CERTIFICATION.
         59-0111. PROHIBITIONS.
 § 59-0101. DECLARATION OF LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS AND INTENT.
   1.  THE  LEGISLATURE  FINDS  AND DECLARES THAT IT IS THE POLICY OF THE
 STATE OF NEW YORK TO PROMOTE ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE AND INCORPORATE MEAS-
 URES FOR ACHIEVING ENVIRONMENTAL  JUSTICE  INTO  THE  STATE'S  PROGRAMS,
 POLICIES,  REGULATIONS, LEGISLATIVE PROPOSALS AND ACTIVITIES. THE LEGIS-
 LATURE FURTHER FINDS  AND  DECLARES  THAT  ECONOMICALLY  DISTRESSED  AND
 MINORITY COMMUNITIES IN THE STATE HAVE LONG BORNE A DISPROPORTIONATE AND
 INEQUITABLE  POLLUTION  BURDEN,  CAUSED BY HISTORIC SITING OF SOURCES OF
 POLLUTION IN THOSE COMMUNITIES.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD06077-04-3
              

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