senate Bill S807

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Adds national estuary implementation projects as projects eligible for state funding pursuant to the environmental protection fund

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S807 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A527
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §54-1104, amd §§54-1105, 54-1107, 54-1109 & 54-1111, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S230, A333

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

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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