senate Bill S6203A

Adds the Allegheny river and Cattaraugus creek to the definition of "inland waterways" for purposes of waterfront revitalization

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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  • 12 / Jan / 2012
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 17 / May / 2012
    • AMEND AND RECOMMIT TO FINANCE
  • 17 / May / 2012
    • PRINT NUMBER 6203A
  • 05 / Jun / 2012
    • 1ST REPORT CAL.1061
  • 06 / Jun / 2012
    • 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • 11 / Jun / 2012
    • ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • 12 / Jun / 2012
    • SUBSTITUTED BY A9286A

Summary

Adds the Allegheny river and Cattaraugus creek to the definition of " inland waterways" for purposes of waterfront revitalization.

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9286A
Versions:
S6203
S6203A
Legislative Cycle:
2011-2012
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง911, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Cycle:
A9286A

Sponsor Memo

BILL NUMBER:S6203A

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the executive law, in relation to adding certain bodies of
water to the definition of "inland waterways" for purposes of
water-front revitalization

PURPOSE:
This bill adds the Allegheny river and Cattaraugus creek to the
definition of "inland waterways" for purposes of waterfront
revitalization.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
This bill would amend subdivision 4 of section 911 of the executive
law to add the Allegheny river and Cattaraugus creek to the
definition of "inland waterways."

JUSTIFICATION:
This bill originated as a local request to add the Allegheny river and
Cattaraugus creek to the definition of "inland waterways." Adding
these bodies of water to the definition will permit communities in
the area to apply for grants under the Local Waterfront
Revitalization Program and would allow for further competitiveness.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
New bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
None.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
This act shall take effect immediately.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 6203--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 12, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  YOUNG  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Finance  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to adding certain bodies
  of water to the definition  of  "inland  waterways"  for  purposes  of
  water-front revitalization

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section  911  of  the  executive  law,  as
amended  by chapter 166 of the laws of 2011, paragraph (b) as separately
amended by chapter 348 of the laws  of  2011,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  4.  "Inland  waterways"  shall mean (a) the state's major inland lakes
consisting of lakes Big Tupper, Black, Canandaigua,  Cayuga,  Champlain,
Chautauqua,  Conesus, Cranberry, George, Great Sacandaga, Honoeye, Indi-
an, Keuka, Long, Mirror, Oneida, Onondaga, Otisco, Otsego, Owasco, Plac-
id, Raquette, Ronkonkoma, Sacandaga, Saratoga, Schroon, Seneca,  Skanea-
teles,  Silver  (in  the  county of Wyoming) and Saranac, and the Fulton
chain of lakes; (b) the state's major rivers comprised of the ALLEGHENY,
Ausable, Black, Boquet, Canisteo,  Chaumont  (including  Chaumont  bay),
Chemung,  Cohocton, Delaware, Deer, Genesee, Grasse, Hudson north of the
federal dam at Troy, Indian, Little (in  the  Adirondack  park),  Little
Salmon  (including  north  and  south  branches), Mad, Mettowee, Mohawk,
Oswegatchie, Racquette, Sacandaga, Salmon, Saranac, Susquehanna,  Tioga,
Tioughnioga  and  Wallkill  rivers, and the north and middle branches of
the Moose river; (c) the state's major creeks comprised of the Bushkill,
CATTARAUGUS, Cincinnati, East Kill, Esopus (including  upper  and  lower
branches),  Fish  (including east and west branches), Gooseberry, Little
Sandy, Onondaga, Sandy, Schoharie, South Sandy, Oatka and Tonawanda  and
West  Kill;  (d) the Barge Canal System as defined in section two of the
canal law; and (e) the adjacent  shorelands  to  the  extent  that  such
inland  waters  and adjacent lands are strongly influenced by each other
including, but not limited to, islands, wetlands, beaches, dunes, barri-
er islands, cliffs, bluffs and erosion prone areas.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13939-05-2

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