senate Bill S6647

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Adds the Buffalo River to the definition of inland waterways

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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
May 18, 2012 signed chap.32
May 07, 2012 delivered to governor
Apr 30, 2012 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.529
substituted for s6647
Apr 30, 2012 substituted by a9297
Apr 25, 2012 advanced to third reading
Apr 19, 2012 2nd report cal.
Apr 18, 2012 1st report cal.529
Mar 07, 2012 referred to finance

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S6647 - Bill Details

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A9297
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง911, Exec L

S6647 - Bill Texts

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Adds the Buffalo River to the definition of inland waterways.

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BILL NUMBER:S6647

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the executive law, in relation to adding the Buffalo River to
the definition of inland waterways

PURPOSE:
This bill will have the Buffalo River included as one of the
state's major rivers and to be considered a inland water way.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:
This bill will amend section 1,
paragraph (b) of subdivision 4 of section 911 of the executive law.

JUSTIFICATION:
The Buffalo River plays an important role in Erie
County as it enters the lake between the United States Coast Guard
station and the Erie Basin Marina. The Buffalo River is also listed
on the Great Lake Areas of concern which show severe environmental
degradation. Being classified as inland water way would help to
provide federal funds to restore and protect the river.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
New Bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
None.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
This act shall take effect immediately.

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

                                  6647

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 7, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GRISANTI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation  to  adding  the  Buffalo
  River to the definition of inland waterways

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 4 of section 911 of the execu-
tive law, as separately amended by chapters 166 and 348 of the  laws  of
2011, is amended to read as follows:
  (b)  the state's major rivers comprised of the Ausable, Black, Boquet,
Canisteo, Chaumont (including Chaumont bay),  Chemung,  Cohocton,  Dela-
ware,  Deer,  Genesee,  Grasse, Hudson north of the federal dam at Troy,
Indian, Little (in the Adirondack park), Little Salmon (including  north
and  south  branches),  Mad,  Mettowee,  Mohawk, Oswegatchie, Racquette,
Sacandaga, Salmon, Saranac, Susquehanna, Tioga, Tioughnioga [and], Wall-
kill AND BUFFALO rivers, and the north and middle branches of the  Moose
river;
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14452-02-2

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