senate Bill S3137A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Authorizes counties to lease county land for natural gas exploration, development and production for 5 years or as long as gas is produced

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 04, 2012 referred to environmental conservation
Jun 24, 2011 committed to rules
May 04, 2011 amended on third reading 3137a
May 02, 2011 advanced to third reading
Apr 13, 2011 2nd report cal.
Apr 12, 2011 1st report cal.343
Apr 05, 2011 committee discharged and committed to environmental conservation
Feb 09, 2011 referred to local government

Co-Sponsors

S3137 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7300A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
County Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §215, County L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S6325, A9727

S3137 - Summary

Authorizes counties to lease county land for natural gas exploration, development and production for five years or as long as gas is produced in paying quantities.

S3137 - Sponsor Memo

S3137 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3137

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 9, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LIBOUS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government

AN ACT to amend the county law, in relation to leases for  the  explora-
  tion  and  drilling  for  and  extraction of natural gas and liquefied
  natural gas

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

  Section  1.  Section  215 of the county law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 4-a to read as follows:
  4-A. NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISIONS THREE AND FOUR  OF
THIS  SECTION,  A  BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OR OTHER COUNTY LEGISLATIVE BODY
MAY LEASE, UPON SUCH TERMS AND CONDITIONS AS THE  BOARD  OR  BODY  SHALL
DETERMINE,  COUNTY LAND FOR THE PURPOSES OF THE EXPLORATION, DEVELOPMENT
AND PRODUCTION OF NATURAL GAS AND LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS, AS  SUCH  TERMS
ARE  DEFINED  IN  SECTION 23-1705 OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION LAW,
FOR NOT MORE THAN FIVE YEARS AND, IF ANY SUCH GAS IS PRODUCED  UPON  THE
COUNTY  LAND  PRIOR TO THE EXPIRATION OF SUCH FIVE YEAR LEASE, THE LEASE
SHALL BE EXTENDED FOR AS LONG AS NATURAL GAS OR LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS IS
PRODUCED IN COMMERCIALLY PAYING QUANTITIES.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07300-01-1

Co-Sponsors

S3137A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7300A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
County Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §215, County L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S6325, A9727

S3137A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes counties to lease county land for natural gas exploration, development and production for five years or as long as gas is produced in paying quantities.

S3137A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3137A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3137--A
    Cal. No. 343

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 9, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. LIBOUS, MAZIARZ -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local  Government
  --  committee  discharged  and said bill committed to the Committee on
  Environmental Conservation -- reported favorably from said  committee,
  ordered  to  first  and  second  report,  ordered  to a third reading,
  amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place  in  the  order  of
  third reading

AN  ACT  to amend the county law, in relation to leases for the explora-
  tion and drilling for and extraction  of  natural  gas  and  liquefied
  natural gas

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

  Section 1. Section 215 of the county law is amended by  adding  a  new
subdivision 4-a to read as follows:
  4-A.  NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISIONS THREE AND FOUR OF
THIS SECTION, A BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OR OTHER  COUNTY  LEGISLATIVE  BODY
MAY  LEASE,  UPON  SUCH  TERMS AND CONDITIONS AS THE BOARD OR BODY SHALL
DETERMINE, COUNTY LAND FOR THE PURPOSES OF THE EXPLORATION,  DEVELOPMENT
AND  PRODUCTION  OF NATURAL GAS AND LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS, AS SUCH TERMS
ARE DEFINED IN SECTION 23-1705 OF THE  ENVIRONMENTAL  CONSERVATION  LAW,
FOR  NOT  MORE THAN FIVE YEARS AND, IF ANY SUCH GAS IS PRODUCED UPON THE
COUNTY LAND PRIOR TO THE EXPIRATION OF SUCH FIVE YEAR LEASE,  THE  LEASE
SHALL BE EXTENDED FOR AS LONG AS NATURAL GAS OR LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS IS
PRODUCED IN PAYING QUANTITIES.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07300-02-1

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