Bill Text: NY S02072 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Relates to the right to clean air and water and a healthful environment.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 21-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2019-06-24 - DELIVERED TO SECRETARY OF STATE [S02072 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S02072-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                          2072
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                    January 22, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced by Sens. CARLUCCI, ADDABBO, BAILEY, BRESLIN, BROOKS, HOYLMAN,
          KAMINSKY,  KRUEGER,  SANDERS,  SAVINO, SEPULVEDA, SERRANO, STAVISKY --
          read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to
          the Committee on Judiciary
                    CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY
        proposing  an amendment to article 1 of the constitution, in relation to
          the right to clean air and water and a healthful environment
     1    Section 1. Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That article  1  of  the
     2  constitution be amended by adding a new section 19 to read as follows:
     3    §  19.  Environmental  rights. Each person shall have a right to clean
     4  air and water, and a healthful environment.
     5    § 2. Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That the  foregoing  amendment
     6  be referred to the first regular legislative session convening after the
     7  next  succeeding  general  election  of members of the assembly, and, in
     8  conformity with  section  1  of  article  19  of  the  constitution,  be
     9  published for 3 months previous to the time of such election.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD89064-01-9
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