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A09853 Summary:

BILL NOA09853
 
SAME ASNo Same As
 
SPONSORVanel
 
COSPNSRJean-Pierre, D'Urso, Murray, Blake, Seawright, Raia, Crouch, Mosley, Pichardo, Rivera, Lupardo, Dickens, Hyndman, Giglio, Taylor, Jaffee, Errigo, Crespo
 
MLTSPNSRCook, Magee, Miller B, Simon, Wright
 
 
Establishes a task force to study the potential for economic opportunities by means of evolving space technology.
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A09853 Actions:

BILL NOA09853
 
02/14/2018referred to governmental operations
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A09853 Memo:

NEW YORK STATE ASSEMBLY
MEMORANDUM IN SUPPORT OF LEGISLATION
submitted in accordance with Assembly Rule III, Sec 1(f)
 
BILL NUMBER: A9853
 
SPONSOR: Vanel
  TITLE OF BILL: An act to establish the space exploration task force   PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: Relates to the creation of a task force to study space exploration.   SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 creates a task force, and establishes who it shall be comprised of. It will identify the potential effects from discoveries and make recommendations accordingly. It shall submit a report on or before January 1 2019 to the governor and legislature regarding its findings. Section 2 states that it shall take effect immediately.   DIFFERENCE BETWEEN ORIGINAL AND AMENDED VERSION (IF APPLICABLE): N/A   JUSTIFICATION: Space exploration is the discovery and exploration of celestial struc- tures in outer space by means of evolving space technology. The physical expiration of space is conducted by both unmanned robotic space probes and human space flight. As New Yorkers, the Empire State, we should lead in advancing scientific research, exploring new and unorthodox economic opportunities, ensuring the future survival of humanity and developing strategic advantages for our state and nation. Therefore this bill will create a task force to study a New York State space exploration program.   PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: N/A   FISCAL IMPLICATIONS FOR STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS: To be determined   EFFECTIVE DATE: Effective immediately
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A09853 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          9853
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                    February 14, 2018
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by M. of A. VANEL -- read once and referred to the Committee
          on Governmental Operations
 
        AN ACT to establish the space exploration task force
 
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section  1.  a.  A  temporary task force, to be known as the temporary
     2  task force on space exploration, is hereby created to study  the  poten-
     3  tial for economic opportunities, ensuring the future survival of humani-
     4  ty and developing strategic advantages for this state by means of evolv-
     5  ing  space technology. Such task force shall be comprised of appropriate
     6  state agency personnel, scientists, and an expert in the field of  space
     7  exploration.
     8    b. The task force shall be comprised of:
     9    (i) two members appointed by the governor;
    10    (ii) two members appointed by the temporary president of the senate;
    11    (iii) two members appointed by the speaker of the assembly;
    12    (iv) one member appointed by the minority leader of the senate; and
    13    (v) one member appointed by the minority leader of the assembly.
    14    c. The task force shall:
    15    (i)  examine and evaluate the economic opportunities provided by space
    16  exploration in other countries;
    17    (ii) identify the potential effects of the discovery  and  exploration
    18  of  celestial structures in outer space by means of evolving space tech-
    19  nology; and
    20    (iii) make recommendations on how to utilize space exploration for the
    21  purposes of advancing scientific research, exploring new economic oppor-
    22  tunities, ensuring the future survival of humanity and developing  stra-
    23  tegic advantages within the state.
    24    d.  Such  task  force  shall  submit a report, on or before January 1,
    25  2019, to the governor and the legislature of its  findings,  conclusions
    26  and  recommendations,  and  legislative  and regulatory proposals deemed
    27  necessary to implement such recommendations.
    28    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD14703-01-8
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