senate Bill S3798

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

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

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 16, 2011 signed chap.401
delivered to governor
Jun 16, 2011 returned to assembly
passed senate
Jun 13, 2011 3rd reading cal.170
substituted for s3798
Jun 13, 2011 substituted by a5318a
Mar 10, 2011 advanced to third reading
Mar 09, 2011 2nd report cal.
Mar 08, 2011 1st report cal.170
Mar 04, 2011 referred to environmental conservation

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S3798 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5318A
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

S3798 - 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.

S3798 - Sponsor Memo

S3798 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3798

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 4, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. GRISANTI -- (at request of the Department of Environ-
  mental  Conservation)  --  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

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09860-01-1

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