Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||
referred to environmental conservation
|Jan 15, 2013||
referred to environmental conservation
Senate Bill S2284
2013-2014 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2013-S2284 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- Senate Environmental Conservation
- Law Section:
- Environmental Conservation Law
- Laws Affected:
- Add Art 23 Title 15 §§23-1501 - 23-1511 & Title 16 §§23-1601 - 23-1607, amd §8-0109, rpld & add §23-0303 sub 2, En Con L
- Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
2013-S2284 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Provides for the regulation of the conducting of hydraulic fracturing; requires producers to disclose the composition of hydraulic fracturing fluids to the department of environmental conservation; provides that producers using hydraulic fracturing are strictly liable for any and all damages arising from such practice; requires all such producers to concede liability
2013-S2284 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S2284 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to regulation of the extraction of natural gas by means of hydraulic fracturing; and to repeal subdivision 2 of section 23-0303 of such law relating to exclusivity of state authority over mining PURPOSE: This legislation will create the "Property Owners Bill of Rights" SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section One - amends the environmental conservation law by adding two new titles, 15 and 16 to Article 23. Title 15 - Defines the disclosure of composition of hydraulic fracturing fluids. This title includes definitions, the type of information submitted that is considered public, service company disclosures, operator disclosers and defines what use of service of non-complying service company is prohibited. Section One - defines an "additive" as any substance or combination of substances found in hydraulic fracturing fluid, including a proppant, that is added to a base fluid in the context of a hydraulic fracturing treatment. Defines "Base Fluid" as the base fluid type, such as water or nitrogen foam, used in a particular hydraulic fracturing treatment.
2013-S2284 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2284 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 15, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. BALL -- 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- lation of the extraction of natural gas by means of hydraulic fractur- ing; and to repeal subdivision 2 of section 23-0303 of such law relat- ing to exclusivity of state authority over mining THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Article 23 of the environmental conservation law is amended by adding two new titles 15 and 16 to read as follows: TITLE 15 DISCLOSURE OF COMPOSITION OF HYDRAULIC FRACTURING FLUIDS SECTION 23-1501. DEFINITIONS. 23-1503. INFORMATION SUBMITTED CONSIDERED PUBLIC; POSTING ON INTERNET WEBSITE. 23-1505. SERVICE COMPANY DISCLOSURES. 23-1507. OPERATOR DISCLOSURES. 23-1509. USE OF SERVICES OF NONCOMPLYING SERVICE COMPANY PROHIBITED. 23-1511. TRADE SECRET PROTECTION. S 23-1501. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS TITLE, UNLESS THE CONTEXT OTHERWISE REQUIRES: 1. "ADDITIVE" MEANS ANY SUBSTANCE OR COMBINATION OF SUBSTANCES FOUND IN A HYDRAULIC FRACTURING FLUID, INCLUDING A PROPPANT, THAT IS ADDED TO A BASE FLUID IN THE CONTEXT OF A HYDRAULIC FRACTURING TREATMENT. 2. "BASE FLUID" MEANS THE BASE FLUID TYPE, SUCH AS WATER OR NITROGEN FOAM, USED IN A PARTICULAR HYDRAULIC FRACTURING TREATMENT. 3. "CHEMICAL ABSTRACTS SERVICE" OR "CAS" MEANS THE CHEMICAL REGISTRY THAT IS THE AUTHORITATIVE COLLECTION OF DISCLOSED CHEMICAL SUBSTANCE INFORMATION. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD03642-01-3
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