New York - A08965 - 2018

Enacts "private environmental law enforcement act"; authorizes any private citizen who has an interest which is or may be adversely affected to commence civil judicial actions for injunctive or declaratory relief to remedy environmental harms under certain circumstances; provides that such action may be commenced against any person for any violation of an administrative or court order compelling an investigation or remediation of an inactive hazardous waste disposal site.

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Regulatory

Added On: 02-22-2018
Updated On: 01-08-2018
Status: Introduced
Primary Sponsors: David Buchwald (Democratic), Jeffrey Dinowitz (Democratic), Nick Perry (Democratic), Jo Simon (Democratic)





Companion Bills (1)

Actions (4)

  • 01-09-2018 - referred to environmental conservation
  • 03-20-2018 - reported referred to codes
  • 04-17-2018 - reported
  • 04-19-2018 - advanced to third reading cal.754

Votes (2)

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03-20-2018Assembly Environmental Conservation Committee: Favorable refer to committee CodesHouse2280yes
04-17-2018Assembly Codes Committee: FavorableHouse1570yes

Sponsors (30)