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A00947 Summary:

BILL NO    A00947 


SPONSOR    Peoples-Stokes (MS)

COSPNSR    Rosenthal, Rivera P

MLTSPNSR   Castelli, Farrell, Galef, Latimer, Lupardo, McEneny

Add Art 48 SS48-0101 - 48-0113, En Con L

Creates a permanent environmental justice advisory group; provides that the
function of the group is to ensure that no group of people, including a racial,
ethnic, or socioeconomic group, bears a disproportionate share of the negative
environmental consequences resulting from industrial, municipal, and commercial
operations or the execution of federal, state, local, and tribal programs and
policies; provides that advisory group to adopt a model environmental justice
policy applicable to state agencies, monitor agencies on compliance with such
policies; specifies responsibilities of state agencies; establishes an
environmental justice interagency coordinating council.
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