senate Bill S2621

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Regulates farm pond dams

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  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 11, 2014 referred to agriculture
delivered to assembly
passed senate
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

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S2621 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1487
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §16, Ag & Mkts L; amd §§15-0107, 15-0503 & 15-0507, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S791, A5865
2009-2010: S2429A, A976A

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

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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