1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Environmental Conservation
  4. Article 9: Lands and Forests
  5. Title 17: New York Invasive Species Council


Section 9-1707 New York invasive species advisory committee

Environmental Conservation (ENV)

  1. There shall be established a New York invasive species advisory committee which shall provide information, advice and guidance to the council, including but not limited to providing assistance with the development of the four-tier classification system for nonnative animal and plant species.

  2. The commissioner and the commissioner of agriculture and markets shall select up to twenty-five at-large members with at least one member from each of the following: New York biodiversity research institute, New York state's land grant university, New York sea grant, a statewide organization formed to address invasive species, a statewide land conservation organization, a statewide agricultural organization, a nursery business, a boating organization, the darrin freshwater institute, the soil and water conservation districts, the natural heritage program, a New York state forestry school, a lake association, the New York city department of environmental protection, and a statewide local government organization.

  3. The members of the advisory council shall serve without compensation, except members shall be allowed their necessary and actual expenses incurred in the performance of their duties under this section.