senate Bill S2678A

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Enacts the "private well testing act"

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 10, 2010 print number 2678a
Mar 10, 2010 amend and recommit to codes
Feb 23, 2010 reported and committed to codes
Jan 06, 2010 referred to environmental conservation
Feb 26, 2009 referred to environmental conservation

Votes

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Feb 23, 2010 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

S2678
11
2
committee
11
Aye
2
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

S2678 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4557
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3-0315, En Con L; amd §§206 & 1100, add §1110, Pub Health L; add §468, RP L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2709, A667
2013-2014: A1040
2015-2016: A2295
2017-2018: A265
2019-2020: A1103

S2678 - Summary

Enacts the "private water testing act"; authorizes the department of health to promulgate rules and regulations to establish standards for the testing of drinking water from privately owned wells.

S2678 - Sponsor Memo

S2678 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2678

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 26, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. MORAHAN, HANNON -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Environmental
  Conservation

AN  ACT  to  amend the environmental conservation law, the public health
  law and the real property law, in relation to  enacting  the  "private
  well testing act"

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

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
the "private well testing act".
  S 2. Subdivision 1 of section 3-0315 of the environmental conservation
law,  as  added by section 1 of part C of chapter 1 of the laws of 2003,
is amended to read as follows:
  1. The department shall create or modify an existing geographic infor-
mation system, and maintain such system for purposes including, but  not
limited  to,  incorporating information from remedial programs under its
jurisdiction, and shall also incorporate  information  from  the  source
water assessment program collected by the department of health, INFORMA-
TION  COLLECTED  PURSUANT  TO  SECTION  ELEVEN HUNDRED TEN OF THE PUBLIC
HEALTH LAW, data from annual water supply statements  prepared  pursuant
to  section  eleven hundred fifty-one of the public health law, informa-
tion from the database pursuant to title fourteen of article twenty-sev-
en of this chapter, and any  other  existing  data  regarding  soil  and
groundwater  contamination currently gathered by the department, as well
as data on contamination that  is  readily  available  from  the  United
States geological survey and other sources determined appropriate by the
department.
  S  3.  Section 206 of the public health law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 26 to read as follows:
  26. THE COMMISSIONER IS AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED  TO  PROMULGATE  RULES
AND REGULATIONS TO ESTABLISH STANDARDS FOR THE TESTING OF DRINKING WATER
FROM  PRIVATELY  OWNED  WELLS.  SUCH  STANDARDS SHALL APPLY TO ANY WATER
WELLS SUBJECT TO SUBDIVISION EIGHTEEN OF THIS SECTION, AS ADDED BY CHAP-
TER  THREE  HUNDRED  NINETY-FIVE  OF  THE  LAWS  OF   NINETEEN   HUNDRED

Co-Sponsors

S2678A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4557
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3-0315, En Con L; amd §§206 & 1100, add §1110, Pub Health L; add §468, RP L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2709, A667
2013-2014: A1040
2015-2016: A2295
2017-2018: A265
2019-2020: A1103

S2678A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "private water testing act"; authorizes the department of health to promulgate rules and regulations to establish standards for the testing of drinking water from privately owned wells.

S2678A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2678A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2678--A

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 26, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. MORAHAN, HANNON -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Environmental
  Conservation  -- recommitted to the Committee on Environmental Conser-
  vation in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- reported  favorably
  from said committee and committed to the Committee on Codes -- commit-
  tee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recom-
  mitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law,  the  public  health
  law  and  the  real property law, in relation to enacting the "private
  well testing act"

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "private well testing act".
  S 2. Subdivision 1 of section 3-0315 of the environmental conservation
law, as added by section 1 of part C of chapter 1 of the laws  of  2003,
is amended to read as follows:
  1. The department shall create or modify an existing geographic infor-
mation  system, and maintain such system for purposes including, but not
limited to, incorporating information from remedial programs  under  its
jurisdiction,  and  shall  also  incorporate information from the source
water assessment program collected by the department of health, INFORMA-
TION COLLECTED PURSUANT TO SECTION ELEVEN  HUNDRED  TEN  OF  THE  PUBLIC
HEALTH  LAW,  data from annual water supply statements prepared pursuant
to section eleven hundred fifty-one of the public health  law,  informa-
tion from the database pursuant to title fourteen of article twenty-sev-
en  of  this  chapter,  and  any  other existing data regarding soil and
groundwater contamination currently gathered by the department, as  well
as  data  on  contamination  that  is  readily available from the United
States geological survey and other sources determined appropriate by the
department.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07692-07-0

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