Bill S6110A-2009

Increases the membership of the marine and coastal district of New York conservation, education and research board

Increases the membership of the marine and coastal district of New York conservation, education and research board; relates to recreational marine fishing licenses.

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Actions

  • Jun 14, 2010: SUBSTITUTED BY A8560B
  • Jun 10, 2010: ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • Jun 9, 2010: 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • Jun 8, 2010: 1ST REPORT CAL.864
  • Feb 22, 2010: PRINT NUMBER 6110A
  • Feb 22, 2010: AMEND (T) AND RECOMMIT TO ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
  • Jan 6, 2010: REFERRED TO ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
  • Aug 3, 2009: REFERRED TO RULES

Votes

VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Environmental Conservation - Jun 8, 2010
Ayes (13): Thompson, Oppenheimer, Schneiderman, Parker, Serrano, Perkins, Stewart-Cousins, Foley, Marcellino, Leibell, Little, Young, Padavan
Excused (1): Johnson O

Memo

 BILL NUMBER:  S6110A

TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to increasing the membership of the marine and coastal district of New York conservation, education, and research board

PURPOSE : The purpose of this legislation is to expand the Marine and Coastal District of New York Conservation, Education and Research Board to nine members.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Section one amends section 13-0503 of the Environmental Conservation Law by expanding the Marine and Coastal District of New York Conservation, Education and Research Board to nine members.

JUSTIFICATION : The Marine and Coastal District of New York Conservation, Education and Research Board currently has only three members. With the recent enactment of a marine fishing license, the board will have significantly more responsibilities. This legislation expands the board from three to nine members, thereby giving them the resources needed to fulfill their duties.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS : None.

EFFECTIVE DATE : Immediately.

Text

STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 6110--A 2009-2010 Regular Sessions IN SENATE August 3, 2009 ___________
Introduced by Sens. FOLEY, LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules -- recom- mitted to the Committee on Environmental Conservation in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to increasing the membership of the marine and coastal district of New York conservation, education, and research board THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 1 and paragraph (a) of subdivision 2 of section 13-0503 of the environmental conservation law, subdivision 1 as amended by chapter 263 of the laws of 2007 and paragraph (a) of subdivision 2 as amended by section 7 of part LL of chapter 59 of the laws of 2009, are amended to read as follows: 1. There is hereby established in the department the marine and coas- tal district of New York conservation, education, and research board to be composed of [three] NINE members, [one] THREE of whom shall be appointed by the governor, [one] TWO of whom shall be appointed by the temporary president of the senate, [and one] TWO of whom shall be appointed by the speaker of the assembly, ONE OF WHOM SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE MINORITY LEADER OR THE SENATE AND ONE OF WHOM SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE ASSEMBLY. Each appointing official shall also appoint an alternate who may serve in the place of the member appointed by such appointing official. A member or alternate member of the board shall serve at the pleasure of the official by whom he or she is appointed. The members of the board shall choose their chairperson. (a) receive and review, and to approve or deny, applications from eligible recipients for grants from the marine and coastal district of New York conservation, education, and research fund, created pursuant to section ninety-five-c of the state finance law, for conservation,
research, and education projects relating to such marine and coastal district. Approval of any such proposed project may be granted only by [unanimous] MAJORITY vote of all [three] NINE members of the board. In the event a member of the board is unable to vote, the alternate for such member may vote in his or her place; S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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