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S03858 Summary:

BILL NOS03858
 
SAME ASNo Same As
 
SPONSORLAVALLE
 
COSPNSR
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd 355, Ed L
 
Requires that when a tree is removed from a campus in the state university of New York system, another tree shall be planted on such campus.
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S03858 Actions:

BILL NOS03858
 
01/27/2017REFERRED TO HIGHER EDUCATION
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S03858 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          3858
 
                               2017-2018 Regular Sessions
 
                    IN SENATE
 
                                    January 27, 2017
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Higher Education
 
        AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to the removal and plant-
          ing of trees on college campuses of the state university of New York
 
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section  1.  Legislative  intent.  The  legislature  hereby  finds and
     2  declares that as a public university, the state university of  New  York
     3  shall  be  stewards  of  the  environment  and shall take every possible
     4  precaution to safeguard natural  habitats  surrounding  all  64  college
     5  campuses in the SUNY system.
     6    § 2. Paragraph c of subdivision 2 of section 355 of the education law,
     7  as  amended  by  chapter  552 of the laws of 1985, is amended to read as
     8  follows:
     9    c. To provide for the care,  custody  and  management  of  the  lands,
    10  grounds,  structures,  buildings,  equipment and facilities of the state
    11  university and the institutions therein.  Provided that, with respect to
    12  campus grounds, the trustees  shall  adopt  a  uniform  policy  for  the
    13  removal  and planting of trees that shall specifically require that when
    14  a tree is removed from a campus, another is planted on  that  campus  in
    15  order to ensure environmental stability.
    16    § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD03360-01-7
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