senate Bill S2051

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes local governments to adopt a local law or ordinance requiring property owners to replace trees removed from their property

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2014 committed to rules
May 05, 2014 advanced to third reading
Apr 30, 2014 2nd report cal.
Apr 29, 2014 1st report cal.394
Mar 03, 2014 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 08, 2014 referred to environmental conservation
Apr 16, 2013 defeated in environmental conservation
Mar 11, 2013 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 10, 2013 referred to environmental conservation

Votes

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Apr 29, 2014 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

S2051
5
5
committee
5
Aye
5
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Environmental Conservation Committee Vote: Apr 29, 2014

aye wr (3)

Jun 4, 2013 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

S2051
5
7
committee
5
Aye
7
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Environmental Conservation Committee Vote: Jun 4, 2013

Apr 16, 2013 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

S2051
5
7
committee
5
Aye
7
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Environmental Conservation Committee Vote: Apr 16, 2013

S2051 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6600
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §9-1505, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A8684
2015-2016: S2603, A963
2017-2018: S1959, A1502
2019-2020: A1813
2021-2022: A5245

S2051 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes local governments to adopt a local law or ordinance requiring property owners to replace each tree removed from their property with up to three trees and authorizes the imposition of property tax credits and reasonable fines.

S2051 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2051 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2051

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. LATIMER -- 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
  authorizing  local  governments  to require property owners to replace
  trees which are removed

  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 9-1505 to read as follows:
S 9-1505. REPLACEMENT OF TREES.
  ANY LOCAL GOVERNMENT IS AUTHORIZED AND EMPOWERED TO ADOPT A LOCAL  LAW
OR ORDINANCE REQUIRING A PROPERTY OWNER TO PLANT TREES IN REPLACEMENT OF
TREES  REMOVED  FROM  THE  PROPERTY  OWNER'S PROPERTY. SUCH LOCAL LAW OR
ORDINANCE MAY REQUIRE THE PROPERTY OWNER TO PLANT UP TO THREE TREES  FOR
EACH  TREE  REMOVED  AND MAY INCLUDE PROPERTY TAX CREDITS AND REASONABLE
FINES AS DETERMINED BY THE MUNICIPALITY.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05131-01-3

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