senate Bill S1455A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides for local tidal wetlands protection

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Jan 27, 2012 print number 1455a
amend and recommit to environmental conservation
Jan 04, 2012 referred to environmental conservation
Jan 07, 2011 referred to environmental conservation

Bill Amendments

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S1455 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1408A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 25 Title 5 §§25-0501 - 25-0509, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S871A, A2583A

S1455 - Summary

Provides for local tidal wetlands protection; authorizes that if a town, village, city or county does not possess the technical capacity or the procedures effectively to carry out the requirements of this title, such local function shall be transferred to the county or the department thereof; provides for exemptions from local implementation under this title those tidal wetlands which, by reason of their size or special characteristics of unique environmental value or by reason of common characteristics, are appropriately to be administered pursuant to this article by the department alone; makes related provisions.

S1455 - Sponsor Memo

S1455 - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 1455                                                  A. 1408

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                             January 7, 2011
                               ___________

IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental
  Conservation

IN  ASSEMBLY  -- Introduced by M. of A. THIELE -- read once and referred
  to the Committee on Environmental Conservation

AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to local
  tidal wetlands protection

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

  Section 1. Article 25 of the environmental conservation law is amended
by adding a new title 5 to read as follows:
                                 TITLE 5
                          LOCAL IMPLEMENTATION
SECTION 25-0501. LOCAL TIDAL WETLANDS PROTECTION PROCEDURES.
        25-0503. TRANSFER OF FUNCTION TO COUNTY; SUPERSESSION BY DEPART-
                   MENT.
        25-0505. EXEMPTION FROM LOCAL IMPLEMENTATION.
        25-0507. RESERVATION OF LOCAL JURISDICTION.
        25-0509. RELATIONSHIP TO OTHER LAWS.
S 25-0501. LOCAL TIDAL WETLANDS PROTECTION PROCEDURES.
  1.  ON  OR  AFTER  SEPTEMBER 1, 2011, EACH LOCAL GOVERNMENT MAY ADOPT,
AMEND, AND, UPON THE FILING  OF  THE  APPROPRIATE  TIDAL  WETLANDS  MAP,
IMPLEMENT  A  TIDAL  WETLANDS  PROTECTION LAW OR ORDINANCE IN ACCORDANCE
WITH THIS ARTICLE TO BE APPLICABLE  TO  ALL  TIDAL  WETLANDS  WHOLLY  OR
PARTIALLY  WITHIN  ITS JURISDICTION. NO TIDAL WETLANDS PROTECTION LAW OR
ORDINANCE ADOPTED BY A COUNTY PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL BE APPLICA-
BLE WITHIN THE BOUNDARIES OF ANY CITY, TOWN OR VILLAGE WHICH HAS ADOPTED
AND IS IMPLEMENTING A LOCAL TIDAL WETLANDS PROTECTION LAW  OR  ORDINANCE
CONSISTENT WITH THIS ARTICLE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03735-01-1

S1455A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1408A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 25 Title 5 §§25-0501 - 25-0509, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S871A, A2583A

S1455A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for local tidal wetlands protection; authorizes that if a town, village, city or county does not possess the technical capacity or the procedures effectively to carry out the requirements of this title, such local function shall be transferred to the county or the department thereof; provides for exemptions from local implementation under this title those tidal wetlands which, by reason of their size or special characteristics of unique environmental value or by reason of common characteristics, are appropriately to be administered pursuant to this article by the department alone; makes related provisions.

S1455A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1455A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 1455--A                                            A. 1408--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                             January 7, 2011
                               ___________

IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, 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  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

IN  ASSEMBLY  -- Introduced by M. of A. THIELE -- read once and referred
  to the Committee on Environmental Conservation -- recommitted  to  the
  Committee  on  Environmental  Conservation in accordance with Assembly
  Rule  3,  sec.  2  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to local
  tidal wetlands protection

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

  Section 1. Article 25 of the environmental conservation law is amended
by adding a new title 5 to read as follows:
                                 TITLE 5
                          LOCAL IMPLEMENTATION
SECTION 25-0501. LOCAL TIDAL WETLANDS PROTECTION PROCEDURES.
        25-0503. TRANSFER OF FUNCTION TO COUNTY; SUPERSESSION BY DEPART-
                   MENT.
        25-0505. EXEMPTION FROM LOCAL IMPLEMENTATION.
        25-0507. RESERVATION OF LOCAL JURISDICTION.
        25-0509. RELATIONSHIP TO OTHER LAWS.
S 25-0501. LOCAL TIDAL WETLANDS PROTECTION PROCEDURES.
  1. ON OR AFTER  SEPTEMBER  FIRST,  TWO  THOUSAND  TWELVE,  EACH  LOCAL
GOVERNMENT  MAY  ADOPT,  AMEND,  AND, UPON THE FILING OF THE APPROPRIATE
TIDAL WETLANDS MAP, IMPLEMENT A TIDAL WETLANDS PROTECTION LAW  OR  ORDI-
NANCE  IN  ACCORDANCE  WITH  THIS  ARTICLE TO BE APPLICABLE TO ALL TIDAL

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03735-02-2

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