Environment Committee

MEETING AGENDA

Friday, March 20, 2015

11:00 AM IN ROOM 1E OF THE LOB

I. CONVENE MEETING

II. REMARKS BY THE CHAIRS

III. COMMITTEE BILLS FOR JOINT FAVORABLE CONSIDERATION

1. S.B. No. 1061 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE FISCAL SUSTAINABILITY OF STATE PARKS. (ENV) (JFS TO THE FLOOR)

2. H.B. No. 6956 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING A SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITY RATING SYSTEM. (ENV) (JFS TO THE FLOOR)

3. H.B. No. 5286 (COMM) AN ACT PROHIBITING THE IMPORT AND SALE OF COSMETICS THAT CONTAIN MICROBEADS. (ENV) (JFS TO THE FLOOR)

4. H.B. No. 6957 (RAISED) AN ACT ESTABLISHING A HOUSEHOLD BATTERY RECYCLING STEWARDSHIP PROGRAM. (ENV) (JF TO THE FLOOR)

5. S.B. No. 366 (COMM) AN ACT EXTENDING THE BAN ON THE USE OF LAWN CARE PESTICIDES TO SCHOOLS THAT HOUSE GRADES NINE TO TWELVE, INCLUSIVE, AND TO STATE FACILITIES. (ENV) (JFS TO THE FLOOR)

6. S.B. No. 1063 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE APPLICATION OF PESTICIDES ON SCHOOL GROUNDS AND CERTAIN PUBLIC SPACES, AUTHORIZING THE USE OF CERTAIN MICROBIALS AND REESTABLISHING THE PESTICIDE ADVISORY COUNCIL. (ENV) (JFS TO THE FLOOR)

7. H.B. No. 6035 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING A LONG ISLAND SOUND RESOURCE AND USE INVENTORY AND A LONG ISLAND SOUND BLUE PLAN. (ENV) (JFS TO THE FLOOR)

8. H.B. No. 6955 (RAISED) AN ACT PROHIBITING THE SALE AND TRADE OF IVORY AND RHINOCEROS HORN. (ENV) (JFS TO THE FLOOR)

9. S.B. No. 1062 (RAISED) AN ACT PROVIDING CONTINUED FUNDING FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION'S RECREATION TRAILS PROGRAM. (ENV) (JF TO THE FLOOR)

10. S.B. No. 699 (COMM) AN ACT ESTABLISHING A MINIMUM AGE FOR TOWING ANY PERSON BY VESSEL AND REQUIRING THE COMPLETION OF A SAFE TOWING COURSE PRIOR TO ENGAGING IN SUCH TOWING BY VESSEL. (ENV) (JFS TO THE FLOOR)

11. H.B. No. 5709 (COMM) AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION'S AUTHORITY TO DESIGNATE ADDITIONAL STORMWATER SEWER SYSTEMS OUTSIDE OF URBAN AREAS. (ENV) (JFS TO THE FLOOR)

IV. ANNOUNCEMENT OF TIME AND DATE OF NEXT MEETING

V. ADJOURNMENT