senate Bill S1648

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes certain procedures for environmental review of leases, easements, permits and conveyances of other interests in certain state-owned lands underwater

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S1648 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3580
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3-0301, En Con L; amd §75, Pub Lds L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3575, A3942
2009-2010: S3611, A4741

S1648 - Summary

Establishes certain procedures for environmental review of leases, easements, permits and conveyances of other interests in state-owned lands underwater over one mile from shore for commercial use of structures, platforms or moorings.

S1648 - Sponsor Memo

S1648 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1648

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. LAVALLE -- 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 and the public  lands
  law,  in  relation  to  leases,  easements, permits and conveyances of
  other interests for certain state-owned lands underwater

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of  section  3-0301  of the environmental
conservation law is amended by adding a new  paragraph  ee  to  read  as
follows:
  EE. PROVIDE ADVICE AND RECOMMENDATIONS, PURSUANT TO SUBPARAGRAPH (III)
OF  PARAGRAPH  (D)  OF  SUBDIVISION SEVEN OF SECTION SEVENTY-FIVE OF THE
PUBLIC LANDS LAW, TO THE COMMISSIONER OF GENERAL SERVICES REGARDING  THE
LEASE,  EASEMENT,  PERMIT OR OTHER CONVEYANCE OF INTEREST OF STATE-OWNED
LANDS UNDERWATER TO PROTECT THE ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES;
  S 2. Paragraph (d) of subdivision 7 of section 75 of the public  lands
law,  as added by chapter 791 of the laws of 1992, is amended to read as
follows:
  (d) (i) The commissioner of environmental conservation and the  secre-
tary of state shall review any proposed lease, easement, permit or other
interest,  except for facilities in existence on June seventeenth, nine-
teen hundred ninety-two, and which are not the subject of an  action  by
the  attorney general for unlawful occupation of state lands under water
on the effective date of this paragraph. The  commissioner  of  environ-
mental  conservation  shall recommend conditions to protect the environ-
ment and natural resources.   THE SECRETARY  OF  STATE  SHALL  RECOMMEND
CONDITIONS  TO  MAINTAIN  CONSISTENCY  WITH  THE COASTAL ZONE MANAGEMENT
POLICIES. The commissioner of general services shall  incorporate  those
conditions in any lease, easement, permit or other interest, [giving due
regard  as  well  to  the recommendations of the secretary of state with

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

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