senate Bill S757

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Authorizes the commissioner of environmental conservation to undertake projects to protect the Montauk Lighthouse from shore erosion

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Jan 06, 2010 referred to environmental conservation
Jan 15, 2009 referred to environmental conservation

S757 - Bill Details

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A2295
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Law Section:
Environmental Conservation

S757 - Bill Texts

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BILL NUMBER: S757

TITLE OF BILL :
An act in relation to authorizing the commissioner of environmental
conservation to undertake projects to protect the Montauk Lighthouse
from shore erosion


PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL :
This legislation would allow the Department of Environmental
Conservation to undertake certain projects to protect the Montauk
Lighthouse, which is owned by the Montauk Historical Society, Inc., a
not-for-profit corporation.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS :
This is a special act authorizing the Department of Environmental
Conservation to undertake any project to protect the Montauk
Lighthouse from shore erosion, notwithstanding any other laws to the
contrary. It makes no determination as to the best method to undertake
such protection.

JUSTIFICATION :
The Montauk Lighthouse is a historically significant site on the east
end of Long Island. Unfortunately, the area is seriously threatened by
erosion.

The Department of Environmental Conservation is a partner with other
levels of government to protect the Montauk Lighthouse, but State law
does not allow a State agency to enter into this type of agreement
with a not-for-profit corporation.

This legislation would allow such an agreement to protect the
lighthouse.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY :
2007-08, S.7593

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS :
None.

EFFECTIVE DATE :
Immediately.
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