A02751 Summary:

BILL NOA02751
 
SAME ASNo Same As
 
SPONSOREnglebright
 
COSPNSRGunther, Jaffee, Zebrowski, Rosenthal L, Cahill, Abinanti, Weprin, Lifton, Colton, D'Urso
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd §§15-0103 & 15-0105, En Con L
 
Declares the waters of the state to be public trust resources.
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A02751 Actions:

BILL NOA02751
 
01/25/2019referred to environmental conservation
01/08/2020referred to environmental conservation
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A02751 Committee Votes:

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A02751 Floor Votes:

There are no votes for this bill in this legislative session.
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A02751 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          2751
 
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                    January 25, 2019
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced   by  M.  of  A.  ENGLEBRIGHT,  GUNTHER,  JAFFEE,  ZEBROWSKI,
          L. ROSENTHAL, CAHILL, ABINANTI, WEPRIN, LIFTON, COLTON, D'URSO -- read
          once and referred to the Committee on Environmental Conservation
 
        AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
          declaring the waters of the state as public trust resources

          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. Subdivision 13 of  section  15-0103  of  the  environmental
     2  conservation law is amended to read as follows:
     3    13.  All  the  waters  of  this  state  are  deemed to be public trust
     4  resources. The waters of the state are valuable public natural resources
     5  and this state has a duty as trustee to conserve and manage  its  waters
     6  effectively  for the use and enjoyment of present and future inhabitants
     7  and for the protection of the environment. It is in the best interest of
     8  the state that provision be made for the regulation and  supervision  of
     9  activities  that  deplete,  defile, damage or otherwise adversely affect
    10  the waters of the state and land resources associated therewith.
    11    § 2. The opening paragraph of section  15-0105  of  the  environmental
    12  conservation law is amended to read as follows:
    13    In  recognition  that  the  waters  of  the  state  are  public  trust
    14  resources, and in recognition of its  sovereign  duty  to  conserve  and
    15  control  its  water  resources for the benefit of all inhabitants of the
    16  state, it is hereby declared to be the public policy of the state of New
    17  York that:
    18    § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD06883-01-9
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