senate Bill S196

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires comprehensive accident prevention planning for the prevention of petroleum spills and leaks, and auditing thereof, in certain cities

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to environmental conservation
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S196 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1740
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง17-1006, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S84, A480
2009-2010: S8253, A3892

S196 - Summary

Requires owners and operators of petroleum bulk storage facilities located in cities of one million or more to undertake comprehensive accident prevention plans for the prevention of spills and leaks of petroleum; further requires such owners or operators to hire an independent company to quarterly audit the implementation of such plan.

S196 - Sponsor Memo

S196 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   196

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. SQUADRON -- 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
  comprehensive accident prevention planning by and auditing of petrole-
  um  bulk storage facilities in cities with a population of one million
  or more

  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 17-1006 to read as follows:
S 17-1006. COMPREHENSIVE ACCIDENT PREVENTION IN CITIES WITH A POPULATION
             OF ONE MILLION OR MORE.
  EVERY OWNER OR OPERATOR OF A FACILITY, AS DEFINED IN  SUBDIVISION  ONE
OF  SECTION  17-1003  OF  THIS TITLE, LOCATED WITHIN A CITY WITH A POPU-
LATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE  SHALL  UNDERTAKE  COMPREHENSIVE  ACCIDENT
PREVENTION PLANNING FOR THE PREVENTION OF SPILLS AND LEAKS OF PETROLEUM,
AND  SHALL  HIRE  AN INDEPENDENT COMPANY TO AUDIT, ON A QUARTERLY BASIS,
THE IMPLEMENTATION BY SUCH OWNER OR OPERATOR OF THE HAZARD CONTROL  PLAN
ADOPTED FOR SUCH FACILITY.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it  shall  have  become a law. Effective immediately the commissioner of
environmental conservation may promulgate rules and  regulations  neces-
sary  to  effectuate  the provisions of this act prior to such effective
date.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00245-01-3

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