N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law Section 47-0115

Up to one-half of the expenditures during the state fiscal year of any county or regional environmental management council established pursuant to this article shall be reimbursed to the counties out of funds appropriated by the state to the Department of Environmental Conservation for this purpose. Provided, however, that any county environmental agency established pursuant to a provision of law other than this article shall be entitled to such reimbursement if the commissioner of the department of environmental conservation finds that the powers, duties, and reporting lines for the major reports of such council are substantially the same as those provided in § 47-0107 (Powers of council)section 47-0107 of this article, and that the membership structure thereof either complies with the provisions of subdivision one of § 47-0105 (Establishment of county environmental management councils)section 47-0105 of this article or that such membership structure is designed to encourage local participation and coordination in the planning of activities to influence the ecological balance of the locality. Necessary and appropriate rules and regulations for administration of the local assistance purposes of this act may be promulgated by the commissioner.

Source: Section 47-0115 — Reimbursement, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/ENV/47-0115 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

Jun. 15, 2024

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