senate Bill S1979

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to notification of discharge by the department of environmental conservation

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  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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S1979 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8287
Law Section:
Navigation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §175, Nav L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4678
2009-2010: S4511

S1979 - Summary

Relates to notification of discharge by the department of environmental conservation; requires costs to provide the community notification shall be borne by the party responsible for the discharge or spill.

S1979 - Sponsor Memo

S1979 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1979

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. FLANAGAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Cultural Affairs, Tourism,
  Parks and Recreation

AN ACT to amend the navigation  law,  in  relation  to  notification  of
  discharge by the department of environmental conservation

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

  Section 1. The opening paragraph of section 175 of the navigation  law
is  designated subdivision 1 and a new subdivision 2 is added to read as
follows:
  2. UPON NOTIFICATION OF A DISCHARGE PURSUANT  TO  SUBDIVISION  ONE  OF
THIS  SECTION  OR  SUBDIVISION  EIGHT OF SECTION 17-0303 OF THE ENVIRON-
MENTAL CONSERVATION LAW, THE DEPARTMENT SHALL NOTIFY BY REGISTERED  MAIL
WITHIN  FIVE  DAYS: (A) THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF ANY COUNTY, CITY,
TOWN OR VILLAGE IMPACTED BY THE SPILL, AND (B) ALL LANDOWNERS OR TENANTS
ADJACENT TO AND NEARBY THE SITE WHOSE PROPERTY OR DRINKING WATER  SUPPLY
MAY  BE  POTENTIALLY  ADVERSELY  IMPACTED  BY  SUCH  DISCHARGE.  FOR THE
PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, ADJACENT AND  NEARBY  LANDOWNERS  AND  TENANTS
SHALL MEAN THOSE WITHIN TWO THOUSAND SIX HUNDRED FORTY FEET OF THE SPILL
OR  DISCHARGE.  THE  COST  TO  THE  DEPARTMENT  TO PROVIDE THE COMMUNITY
NOTIFICATION UNDER THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL BE BORNE BY THE PARTY  RESPON-
SIBLE FOR THE DISCHARGE OR SPILL.
  S  2.  This  act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall
have become a law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06240-01-3

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