Consider whether climate risk has been assessed in evaluating funding applications.

Statutory Language: 

CRRA § 12: “Subdivision 2 of section 325 of the agriculture and markets law is amended by adding a new paragraph (f) to read as follows:

(f) In evaluating applications for  funding,  the  commissioner  shall consider  whether  future  physical  climate risk due to sea level rise, and/or storm surges and/or flooding, based on available data  predicting the  likelihood  of future extreme weather events, including hazard risk analysis data if applicable, has been considered."