919. Coordination of state actions and programs. 1. Actions directly undertaken by state agencies within the coastal area including grants, loans or other funding assistance, land use and development, or planning, and land transactions shall be consistent with the coastal area policies of this article. Provided, however, that nothing in this article shall be construed to authorize or require the issuance of any permit, license, certification, or other approval or the approval of any grant, loan or other funding assistance which is denied by the state agency having jurisdiction, pursuant to other provisions of law or which is conditioned by such agency pursuant to other provisions of law until such conditions are met.
2. The secretary shall review actions proposed by state agencies which may affect the achievement of the policies of this article and shall make recommendations to such agencies with respect to achievement of such policies.
3. The commissioner of environmental conservation shall amend the regulations promulgated pursuant to article eight of the environmental conservation law as necessary and appropriate to assure adequate consideration of impacts on the use and conservation of coastal resources.
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