senate Bill S3455

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the regulation of the use of the state's water resources; repealer

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Environmental Conservation Committee


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Jan 04, 2012 referred to environmental conservation
Feb 23, 2011 referred to environmental conservation

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S3455 - Details

Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§15-1501, 15-1502, 15-1503, 15-1505, 15-1521, 15-1529 & 71-1127, add §15-1504, rpld Art 15 Titles 16 & 33, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S8280A

S3455 - Summary

Relates to the regulation of the use of the state's water resources; requires permits for interbasin diversions of water and approval of modification to existing systems; increases fees for water supply permits.

S3455 - Sponsor Memo

S3455 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3455

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 23, 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, in relation to regu-
  lating the use of the state's water resources; and to repeal titles 16
  and 33 of article 15 of such law relating to Great Lakes water conser-
  vation and management and water withdrawal reporting

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

  Section  1.  Section 15-1501 of the environmental conservation law, as
amended by chapter 233 of the laws  of  1979,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
S 15-1501. [New   or   additional   sources   of   water  supply]  WATER
             WITHDRAWALS; permit.
  1. Except as otherwise provided in this title, no  person  [or  public
corporation]  who is [authorized and] engaged in, or proposing to engage
in, the [acquisition, conservation, development, use and distribution of
water for potable purposes, for the irrigation  of  agricultural  lands,
for  projects  taken  pursuant  to Article 5-D of the County Law, or for
multi-purpose projects authorized by a general plan adopted and approved
pursuant to title 11 of this article,] OPERATION OF A  WATER  WITHDRAWAL
SYSTEM WITH A CAPACITY OF GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO THE THRESHOLD VOLUME,
shall  have  any  power to do the following until such person [or public
corporation] has first obtained a permit OR PERMIT MODIFICATION from the
department pursuant to this title:
  a. To [acquire or take] MAKE  a  water  [supply]  WITHDRAWAL  FROM  AN
EXISTING OR NEW SOURCE or an [additional] INCREASED water [supply] WITH-
DRAWAL from an existing [approved] PERMITTED source; or
  b. To take or condemn lands for THE PROTECTION OF ANY EXISTING SOURCES
OF  PUBLIC WATER SUPPLY; OR FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OR PROTECTION OF any new
or additional sources of PUBLIC water supply [or for the utilization  of
such supplies]; or

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08389-02-1

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