Bill Text: NY A01368 | 2021-2022 | General Assembly | Introduced


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

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 55-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-02-01 - substituted by s528 [A01368 Detail]

Download: New_York-2021-A01368-Introduced.html



                STATE OF NEW YORK
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                                          1368

                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions

                   IN ASSEMBLY

                                     January 8, 2021
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        Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ENGLEBRIGHT -- read once and referred to the
          Committee on Environmental Conservation

                    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  Senate 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 Senate concur), That the foregoing amendment be
     6  submitted to the people for approval at the general election to be  held
     7  in the year 2021 in accordance with the provisions of the election law.







         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD89076-01-1
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