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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to environmental conservation|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to environmental conservation|
senate Bill S1648
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee
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- Passed Senate
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S1648 - Details
S1648 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1648 TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE: This bill allows local residents to have their concerns heard on the leasing of State underwater lands for commercial purposes. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: The bill amends the Public Lands law to require the Secretary of State to review underwater land leases for consistency with the State's coastal zone management policies. The bill creates a new subsection dealing with State owned lands over one mile from shore that are leased for commercial use of structures, platforms or moorings not including marinas or other facilities used for the berthing, moving storage of and service of pleasure vessels, rowboats and canoes. For these properties, the OGS Commissioner shall prepare an environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the issuance of
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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