Creates a temporary state pesticide commission to study the effects of the application of pesticides in cities with a population of one million or more.
Law Section: Commissions
Co-sponsor(s): MaiselCommittee: ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
Law Section: Commissions
- Jan 4, 2012: referred to environmental conservation
- Jan 5, 2011: referred to environmental conservation
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 901 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N ASSEMBLY (PREFILED) January 5, 2011 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. COLTON, MAISEL -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. GLICK -- read once and referred to the Committee on Environmental Conservation AN ACT to create a temporary state commission to study and make recom- mendations concerning the application of pesticides in cities with a population of one million or more THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. A temporary state commission, to be known as the "temporary state pesticide commission", is hereby created to study and make recom- mendations relating to the application of pesticides in cities with a population of one million or more. S 2. The commission shall consist of eleven members to be appointed as follows: five shall be appointed by the governor; two shall be appointed by the temporary president of the senate and one by the minority leader of the senate; and two shall be appointed by the speaker of the assembly and one by the minority leader of the assembly. The members of the commission shall serve at the pleasure of the official making the appointment of such member. Of the five members appointed by the gover- nor, one shall be from the department of health and one shall be from the department of environmental conservation. The remaining nine members of the commission must reside in a city with a population of one million or more. Vacancies in the membership of the commission shall be filled in the manner provided for original appointments. Membership on the commission shall not constitute a public office. A chairperson and vice- chairperson of the commission shall be elected by a majority of its members, all members being present. S 3. The members of the commission shall receive no compensation for their services, but shall be allowed their actual and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their duties pursuant to this act. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD04975-01-1 A. 901 2 S 4. The commission shall make a report of its findings and make any recommendations it may deem necessary and appropriate to the governor, the temporary president of the senate and the speaker of the assembly no later than one year after the effective date of this act. S 5. This act shall take effect immediately.