|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 04, 2012||referred to environmental conservation|
|Jan 05, 2011||referred to environmental conservation|
senate Bill S807
Archive: Last Bill Status -
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S807 - Details
S807 - Summary
Makes state funding from the environmental protection fund available for national estuary implementation projects which would implement water quality improvement projects pursuant to an approved action or comprehensive conservation and management plan prepared under the national estuary program.
S807 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S807 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to adding national estuary implementation projects as projects eligible for state funding pursuant to the environmental protection fund PURPOSE: The purpose of this legislation is to make state funding from the Environmental Protection Fund available for projects which would implement water quality improvement projects pursuant to an approved action or comprehensive conservation and management plan under the National Estuary Program. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Adds §54-1104 of the ECL which defines a national estuary implementation project. Adds §54- 1005 of the ECL to provide that national estuary implementation projects would be eligible for Environmental Protection Fund money.
S807 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ S. 807 A. 527 2011-2012 Regular Sessions S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y (PREFILED) January 5, 2011 ___________ IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered print- ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. THIELE -- read once and referred to the Committee on Environmental Conservation AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to adding national estuary implementation projects as projects eligible for state funding pursuant to the environmental protection fund THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The environmental conservation law is amended by adding a new section 54-1104 to read as follows: S 54-1104. NATIONAL ESTUARY IMPLEMENTATION PROJECTS. AS USED IN THIS TITLE, A NATIONAL ESTUARY IMPLEMENTATION PROJECT SHALL MEAN THOSE PROJECTS WHICH SERVE A PUBLIC PURPOSE DESIGNED TO IMPROVE SURFACE WATER QUALITY, UNDERTAKEN BY A STATE, MUNICIPALITY OR NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATION WHICH DEMONSTRATES TO THE COMMISSIONER'S SATISFACTION THAT IT IS FINANCIALLY AND OTHERWISE CAPABLE OF COMPLETING SUCH PROJECT, WHERE SUCH PROJECT HAS BEEN RECOMMENDED OR APPROVED AS PART OF AN ACTION PLAN OR COMPREHENSIVE MANAGEMENT PLAN UNDER THE NATIONAL ESTUARY PLAN FOR LONG ISLAND SOUND, PECONIC BAY, OR NEW YORK HARBOR/NEW YORK BIGHT. S 2. Section 54-1105 of the environmental conservation law, as added by chapter 610 of the laws of 1993, is amended to read as follows: S 54-1105. State assistance payments for coastal rehabilitation AND NATIONAL ESTUARY IMPLEMENTATION projects. 1. The commissioner is authorized to provide on a competitive basis, within amounts appropriated, state assistance payments to a municipality or a not-for-profit corporation toward the cost of any coastal rehabili- EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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