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|Jan 04, 2012||referred to environmental conservation|
|Jan 18, 2011||referred to environmental conservation|
senate Bill S2193
Archive: Last Bill Status -
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S2193 - Details
- Law Section:
- Environmental Conservation Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §23-2703, En Con L
- Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2193 - Summary
Prohibits the department of environmental conservation from approving an application or granting a permit to mine mineral resources if the locality within which such mining is proposed to take place has an effective local law, ordinance or resolution prohibiting such activity at the location at which such mining is proposed to take place.
S2193 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S2193 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to the granting of permits to mine PURPOSE: To prohibit the Department of Environmental Conservation from approving an application or granting a permit to mine mineral resources if the locality within which such mining is proposed to take place has an effective local law or ordinance prohibiting such activity at the location at which such mining is proposed to take place. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends subdivision 3 of section 23-2703 of the Environmental Conservation Law to provide that if mining is prohibited by local law or ordinance at the proposed location, the Department of Environmental Conservation (nor any other agency in the State) may neither consider an application for a permit to mine as complete, nor process an application for a permit to mine. Section 2 provides for the effective date.
S2193 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2193 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 18, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SALAND -- 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 granting of permits to mine THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 23-2703 of the environmental conservation law, as added by chapter 166 of the laws of 1991, is amended to read as follows: 3. No agency of this state shall consider an application for a permit to mine as complete or process such application for a permit to mine pursuant to this title[, within counties with a population of one million or more which draws its primary source of drinking water for a majority of county residents from a designated sole source aquifer,] if local [zoning] laws or ordinances prohibit THE PROPOSED mining USE OR uses within the area proposed to be mined AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION, AS DETERMINED BY THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER OF SUCH LOCAL GOVERNMENT PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH (A) OF SUBDIVISION THREE OF SECTION 23-2711 OF THIS TITLE. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD05413-01-1
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