senate Bill S2709B

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Enacts the "private well testing act"

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 13, 2012 print number 2709b
amend and recommit to environmental conservation
Jan 04, 2012 referred to environmental conservation
Dec 23, 2011 print number 2709a
amend and recommit to environmental conservation
Jan 31, 2011 referred to environmental conservation

Bill Amendments

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B (Active)
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B (Active)

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S2709 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A667B
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3-0315, En Con L; amd §§206 & 1100, add §1110, Pub Health L; add §468, RP L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2678A, A4557A

S2709 - Summary

Enacts the "private well testing act"; authorizes the department of health to promulgate rules and regulations to establish standards for the testing of drinking water from privately owned wells.

S2709 - Sponsor Memo

S2709 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2709

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 31, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GRISANTI -- 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,  the  public  health
  law  and  the  real property law, in relation to enacting the "private
  well testing act"

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "private well testing act".
  S 2. Subdivision 1 of section 3-0315 of the environmental conservation
law, as added by section 1 of part C of chapter 1 of the laws  of  2003,
is amended to read as follows:
  1. The department shall create or modify an existing geographic infor-
mation  system, and maintain such system for purposes including, but not
limited to, incorporating information from remedial programs  under  its
jurisdiction,  and  shall  also  incorporate information from the source
water assessment program collected by the department of health, INFORMA-
TION COLLECTED PURSUANT TO SECTION ELEVEN  HUNDRED  TEN  OF  THE  PUBLIC
HEALTH  LAW,  data from annual water supply statements prepared pursuant
to section eleven hundred fifty-one of the public health  law,  informa-
tion from the database pursuant to title fourteen of article twenty-sev-
en  of  this  chapter,  and  any  other existing data regarding soil and
groundwater contamination currently gathered by the department, as  well
as  data  on  contamination  that  is  readily available from the United
States geological survey and other sources determined appropriate by the
department.
  S 3. Section 206 of the public health law is amended by adding  a  new
subdivision 28 to read as follows:
  28.  THE  COMMISSIONER  IS AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED TO PROMULGATE RULES
AND REGULATIONS TO ESTABLISH STANDARDS FOR THE TESTING OF DRINKING WATER
FROM PRIVATELY OWNED WELLS. SUCH STANDARDS  SHALL  APPLY  TO  ANY  WATER

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03994-01-1

Co-Sponsors

S2709A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A667B
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3-0315, En Con L; amd §§206 & 1100, add §1110, Pub Health L; add §468, RP L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2678A, A4557A

S2709A - Summary

Enacts the "private well testing act"; authorizes the department of health to promulgate rules and regulations to establish standards for the testing of drinking water from privately owned wells.

S2709A - Sponsor Memo

S2709A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2709--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 31, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. GRISANTI, DUANE -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Environmental
  Conservation  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted
  as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law,  the  public  health
  law  and  the  real property law, in relation to enacting the "private
  well testing act"

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "private well testing act".
  S 2. Subdivision 1 of section 3-0315 of the environmental conservation
law, as added by section 1 of part C of chapter 1 of the laws  of  2003,
is amended to read as follows:
  1. The department shall create or modify an existing geographic infor-
mation  system, and maintain such system for purposes including, but not
limited to, incorporating information from remedial programs  under  its
jurisdiction,  and  shall  also  incorporate information from the source
water assessment program collected by the department of health, INFORMA-
TION COLLECTED PURSUANT TO SECTION ELEVEN  HUNDRED  TEN  OF  THE  PUBLIC
HEALTH  LAW,  data from annual water supply statements prepared pursuant
to section eleven hundred fifty-one of the public health  law,  informa-
tion from the database pursuant to title fourteen of article twenty-sev-
en  of  this  chapter,  and  any  other existing data regarding soil and
groundwater contamination currently gathered by the department, as  well
as  data  on  contamination  that  is  readily available from the United
States geological survey and other sources determined appropriate by the
department.
  S 3. Section 206 of the public health law is amended by adding  a  new
subdivision 29 to read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03994-02-1

Co-Sponsors

S2709B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A667B
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3-0315, En Con L; amd §§206 & 1100, add §1110, Pub Health L; add §468, RP L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2678A, A4557A

S2709B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "private well testing act"; authorizes the department of health to promulgate rules and regulations to establish standards for the testing of drinking water from privately owned wells.

S2709B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2709B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2709--B

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 31, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. GRISANTI, DUANE -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Environmental
  Conservation  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted
  as amended and recommitted to said committee  --  recommitted  to  the
  Committee on Environmental Conservation in accordance with Senate Rule
  6,  sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law,  the  public  health
  law  and  the  real property law, in relation to enacting the "private
  well testing act"

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "private well testing act".
  S 2. Subdivision 1 of section 3-0315 of the environmental conservation
law, as added by section 1 of part C of chapter 1 of the laws  of  2003,
is amended to read as follows:
  1. The department shall create or modify an existing geographic infor-
mation  system, and maintain such system for purposes including, but not
limited to, incorporating information from remedial programs  under  its
jurisdiction,  and  shall  also  incorporate information from the source
water assessment program collected by the department of health, INFORMA-
TION COLLECTED PURSUANT TO SECTION ELEVEN  HUNDRED  TEN  OF  THE  PUBLIC
HEALTH  LAW,  data from annual water supply statements prepared pursuant
to section eleven hundred fifty-one of the public health  law,  informa-
tion from the database pursuant to title fourteen of article twenty-sev-
en  of  this  chapter,  and  any  other existing data regarding soil and
groundwater contamination currently gathered by the department, as  well
as  data  on  contamination  that  is  readily available from the United
States geological survey and other sources determined appropriate by the
department.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03994-04-2

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