STATE OF NEW YORK
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                                          2064
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    January 22, 2019
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        Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ENGLEBRIGHT, GOTTFRIED, SANTABARBARA, ORTIZ,
          DINOWITZ, COLTON, LIFTON, GLICK, FAHY,  ABINANTI,  OTIS,  JEAN-PIERRE,
          LAVINE,  MOSLEY,  SIMON,  GALEF, JAFFEE, COOK, RIVERA, D'URSO, HUNTER,
          STECK, PEOPLES-STOKES, WILLIAMS, BICHOTTE, RAMOS, WEPRIN, TITUS, HYND-
          MAN,  SEAWRIGHT,  LUPARDO,  L. ROSENTHAL,  BARRON,  WALKER,   CARROLL,
          BARRETT,  DE LA ROSA,  CAHILL, THIELE -- 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  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