senate Bill S8280A

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Relates to the regulation of the use of the state's water resources; repealer

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 01, 2010 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
message of necessity - 3 day message
Jun 30, 2010 amended on third reading 8280a
Jun 23, 2010 ordered to third reading cal.1174
Jun 19, 2010 referred to rules

Co-Sponsors

S8280 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A11436
Current Committee:
Assembly Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§15-1501, 15-1502, 15-1503, 15-1505, 15-1521, 15-1529 & 71-1127, add §15-1504, rpld Art 15 Titles 16 & 33, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S3455, A5318

S8280 - Summary

Relates to the regulation of the use of the state's water resources; requires permits for interbasin diversions of water and approval of modification to existing systems; increases fees for water supply permits; increases penalties for any person violating such provisions.

S8280 - Sponsor Memo

S8280 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8280

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 19, 2010
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  THOMPSON  --  (at request of the Governor) -- read
  twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
  Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to regu-
  lating the use of the state's water resources; and to repeal titles 16
  and 33 of article 15 of such law relating to Great Lakes water conser-
  vation and management and water withdrawal reporting

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

  Section 1. Section 15-1501 of the environmental conservation  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  233  of  the  laws  of 1979, is amended to read as
follows:
S 15-1501. [New  or  additional   sources   of   water   supply]   WATER
             WITHDRAWALS; permit.
  1.  Except  as  otherwise provided in this title, no person [or public
corporation] who is [authorized and] engaged in, or proposing to  engage
in, the [acquisition, conservation, development, use and distribution of
water  for  potable  purposes, for the irrigation of agricultural lands,
for projects taken pursuant to Article 5-D of the  County  Law,  or  for
multi-purpose projects authorized by a general plan adopted and approved
pursuant  to  title 11 of this article,] OPERATION OF A WATER WITHDRAWAL
SYSTEM WITH A CAPACITY OF GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO THE THRESHOLD VOLUME,
shall have any power to do the following until such  person  [or  public
corporation] has first obtained a permit OR PERMIT MODIFICATION from the
department pursuant to this title:
  a.  To  [acquire  or  take]  MAKE  a water [supply] WITHDRAWAL FROM AN
EXISTING OR NEW SOURCE or an [additional] INCREASED water [supply] WITH-
DRAWAL from an existing [approved] PERMITTED source; [or]
  b. To take or condemn lands for THE PROTECTION OF ANY EXISTING SOURCES
OF PUBLIC WATER SUPPLY; OR FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OR PROTECTION OF any  new
or  additional sources of PUBLIC water supply [or for the utilization of
such supplies]; [or]
  c. To commence or undertake the construction of any works or  projects
in connection with the proposed [plans] WITHDRAWAL; or

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

Co-Sponsors

S8280A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A11436
Current Committee:
Assembly Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§15-1501, 15-1502, 15-1503, 15-1505, 15-1521, 15-1529 & 71-1127, add §15-1504, rpld Art 15 Titles 16 & 33, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S3455, A5318

S8280A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the regulation of the use of the state's water resources; requires permits for interbasin diversions of water and approval of modification to existing systems; increases fees for water supply permits; increases penalties for any person violating such provisions.

S8280A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8280A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 8280--A
    Cal. No. 1174

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 19, 2010
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. THOMPSON, OPPENHEIMER, SCHNEIDERMAN -- (at request
  of the Governor) -- read twice and ordered printed, and  when  printed
  to  be committed to the Committee on Rules -- ordered to a third read-
  ing, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place in  the  order
  of third reading

AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to regu-
  lating the use of the state's water resources; and to repeal titles 16
  and 33 of article 15 of such law relating to Great Lakes water conser-
  vation and management and water withdrawal reporting

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

  Section 1. Section 15-1501 of the environmental conservation  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  233  of  the  laws  of 1979, is amended to read as
follows:
S 15-1501. [New  or  additional   sources   of   water   supply]   WATER
             WITHDRAWALS; permit.
  1.  Except  as  otherwise provided in this title, no person [or public
corporation] who is [authorized and] engaged in, or proposing to  engage
in, the [acquisition, conservation, development, use and distribution of
water  for  potable  purposes, for the irrigation of agricultural lands,
for projects taken pursuant to Article 5-D of the  County  Law,  or  for
multi-purpose projects authorized by a general plan adopted and approved
pursuant  to  title 11 of this article,] OPERATION OF A WATER WITHDRAWAL
SYSTEM WITH A CAPACITY OF GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO THE THRESHOLD VOLUME,
shall have any power to do the following until such  person  [or  public
corporation] has first obtained a permit OR PERMIT MODIFICATION from the
department pursuant to this title:
  a.  To  [acquire  or  take]  MAKE  a water [supply] WITHDRAWAL FROM AN
EXISTING OR NEW SOURCE or an [additional] INCREASED water [supply] WITH-
DRAWAL from an existing [approved] PERMITTED source; [or]
  b. To take or condemn lands for THE PROTECTION OF ANY EXISTING SOURCES
OF PUBLIC WATER SUPPLY; OR FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OR PROTECTION OF any  new
or  additional sources of PUBLIC water supply [or for the utilization of
such supplies]; [or]

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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