senate Bill S1971

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the general civil penalty of the environmental conservation law

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to environmental conservation
Jan 14, 2011 referred to environmental conservation

S1971 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1645
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §71-4003, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
A5259

S1971 - Summary

Relates to the general civil penalty of the environmental conservation law; provides that in addition to the fines, such person may be enjoined from continuing such violation and any permit or certificate issued to such person may be revoked or suspended, or a pending renewal application may be denied.

S1971 - Sponsor Memo

S1971 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1971

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 14, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GIANARIS -- 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, in relation  to  the
  general civil penalty

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

  Section 1. Section 71-4003 of the environmental conservation  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  99  of  the  laws  of  2010, is amended to read as
follows:
S 71-4003. General civil penalty.
  Except as otherwise specifically provided elsewhere in this chapter, a
person who violates any provision of this chapter, or  any  rule,  regu-
lation or order promulgated pursuant thereto, or the terms or conditions
of  any  permit, CERTIFICATE OR ORDER issued thereunder, shall be liable
[to] FOR a civil penalty of not more than one thousand dollars,  and  an
additional  civil penalty of not more than one thousand dollars for each
day during which each such violation continues; AND IN ADDITION THERETO,
SUCH PERSON MAY BE ENJOINED FROM  CONTINUING  SUCH  VIOLATION,  AND  ANY
PERMIT OR CERTIFICATE ISSUED TO SUCH PERSON MAY BE REVOKED OR SUSPENDED,
OR  A  PENDING  RENEWAL  APPLICATION MAY BE DENIED.   Any civil penalty,
INJUNCTIVE RELIEF, OR PERMIT OR CERTIFICATE  REVOCATION,  SUSPENSION  OR
DENIAL  provided for by this [chapter] SECTION may be assessed following
a hearing or opportunity to be heard.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04804-01-1

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