|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 11, 2014||referred to agriculture|
delivered to assembly
|May 12, 2014||advanced to third reading|
|May 07, 2014||2nd report cal.|
|May 06, 2014||1st report cal.503|
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to agriculture|
|Jun 21, 2013||committed to rules|
|Apr 29, 2013||advanced to third reading|
|Apr 24, 2013||2nd report cal.|
|Apr 23, 2013||1st report cal.404|
|Jan 23, 2013||referred to agriculture|
senate Bill S2621
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
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- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S2621 - Details
S2621 - Summary
Relates to farm pond dams; defines farm pond dams as dams principally installed to enhance agricultural, environmental and conservation benefits on farms.
S2621 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S2621 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the agriculture and markets law and the environmental conservation law, in relation to farm pond dams PURPOSE OF BILL: To amend the agriculture and markets law, the environmental conservation law to remove farm pond dams from required monitoring by the DEC and give the responsibility by the state soil and water conservation committee for development of guidelines and best management Practices for the classification, operation and maintenance of farm pond dams. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends Section 15 of the agriculture and markets law by adding a new subdivision 45 to add farm pond dams to the oversight of the state soil and water conservation committee. Section 2 amends section 15-0107 of the environmental conservation law by adding a new subdivision 7 to define "farm pond dam." Section 3 amends subdivision 3 of section 15-0503 of the environmental conservation law by adding a new paragraph d to exclude farm pond dams from DEC oversight.
S2621 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2621 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 23, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sens. YOUNG, GALLIVAN, RANZENHOFER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Agriculture AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law and the environmental conservation law, in relation to farm pond dams THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 16 of the agriculture and markets law is amended by adding a new subdivision 45 to read as follows: 45. DEVELOP GUIDELINES AND BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE STATE SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION COMMITTEE FOR THE CLASSIFICA- TION, OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF FARM POND DAMS. S 2. Subdivision 7 of section 15-0107 of the environmental conserva- tion law is renumbered subdivision 8 and a new subdivision 7 is added to read as follows: 7. "FARM POND DAM" SHALL MEAN THOSE DAMS MEETING GUIDELINES ESTAB- LISHED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND MARKETS PURSUANT TO SECTION SIXTEEN OF THE AGRICULTURE AND MARKETS LAW AND INSTALLED TO PRINCIPALLY ENHANCE AGRICULTURAL, ENVIRONMENTAL AND CONSERVATION BENEFITS ON FARMS. S 3. Subdivision 3 of section 15-0503 of the environmental conserva- tion law, as amended by chapter 364 of the laws of 1999, is amended to read as follows: 3. The requirement of a permit pursuant to this section shall not apply to the following facilities: a. A dock, pier, wharf or other structure used solely as a landing place on water providing dockage for five or fewer boats and encompass- ing within its outer perimeter an area less than four thousand square feet; b. A mooring facility providing mooring for fewer than ten boats; EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD02665-01-3 S. 2621 2
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