assembly Bill A5424

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Suspends the issuance of permits for drilling wells for natural gas extraction in certain areas

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Bill Status


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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  • 26 / Feb / 2013
    • REFERRED TO ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
  • 01 / Mar / 2013
    • AMEND AND RECOMMIT TO ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
  • 01 / Mar / 2013
    • PRINT NUMBER 5424A
  • 04 / Mar / 2013
    • REPORTED REFERRED TO CODES
  • 05 / Mar / 2013
    • REPORTED REFERRED TO WAYS AND MEANS
  • 05 / Mar / 2013
    • REPORTED REFERRED TO RULES
  • 05 / Mar / 2013
    • REPORTED
  • 05 / Mar / 2013
    • RULES REPORT CAL.37
  • 05 / Mar / 2013
    • ORDERED TO THIRD READING RULES CAL.37
  • 06 / Mar / 2013
    • PASSED ASSEMBLY
  • 06 / Mar / 2013
    • DELIVERED TO SENATE
  • 06 / Mar / 2013
    • REFERRED TO ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • DIED IN SENATE
  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • RETURNED TO ASSEMBLY
  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • ORDERED TO THIRD READING CAL.254
  • 09 / Jun / 2014
    • AMENDED ON THIRD READING 5424B
  • 16 / Jun / 2014
    • PASSED ASSEMBLY
  • 16 / Jun / 2014
    • DELIVERED TO SENATE
  • 16 / Jun / 2014
    • REFERRED TO RULES

Summary

Suspends the issuance of permits for drilling wells for natural gas extraction in certain areas.

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Bill Details

Versions:
A5424
A5424A
A5424B
Legislative Cycle:
2013-2014
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation
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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  5424

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 26, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  SWEENEY, SILVER, FARRELL, LIFTON, GOTTFRIED,
  WEISENBERG, COLTON, BRENNAN,  GLICK,  CYMBROWITZ,  O'DONNELL,  JAFFEE,
  KAVANAGH,  ZEBROWSKI,  ABINANTI,  OTIS, ENGLEBRIGHT, DINOWITZ, MARKEY,
  PAULIN, MILLMAN, JACOBS, COOK, MILLER,  ROBINSON,  GALEF,  BRAUNSTEIN,
  SCARBOROUGH,  CLARK,  PERRY, ROBERTS, STEVENSON, HOOPER -- Multi-Spon-
  sored by -- M. of A. AUBRY,  CRESPO,  FAHY,  GIBSON,  HEVESI,  LAVINE,
  MAGNARELLI,  MAISEL, RYAN, SCHIMEL, SIMANOWITZ, THIELE, TITONE -- read
  once and referred to the Committee on Environmental Conservation

AN ACT suspending the issuance of permits for the drilling of wells  for
  natural  gas extraction in certain areas; and providing for the repeal
  of such provision upon expiration thereof

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

  Section 1. There is hereby established a suspension of the issuance of
permits  for  the  drilling  of a well for natural gas extraction in low
permeability natural gas pools such as the  Marcellus  and  Utica  shale
formations.
  The  purpose  of  such suspension shall be to afford the state and its
residents the opportunity to continue the review  and  analysis  of  any
potential  effects  on  water  and air quality, environmental safety and
public health.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately and shall  expire  and  be
deemed repealed May 15, 2014.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09142-01-3

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