senate Bill S4028

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes the natural gas production contamination response and compensation program

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to environmental conservation
Mar 05, 2013 referred to environmental conservation

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S4028 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3634
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 23 Title 29 Part 1 §§23-2901 - 23-2903, Part 2 §§23-2904 - 23-2910, Part 3 §§23-2914 - 23-2928, Part 4 §§23-2931 - 23-2936, amd §23-1903, En Con L; add §92-t, St Fin L

S4028 - Summary

Establishes the natural gas production contamination response and compensation program and creates the New York natural gas production contamination damage recovery and remediation fund.

S4028 - Sponsor Memo

S4028 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4028

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 5, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LIBOUS -- (at request of the State Comptroller) --
  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
  establishing the natural gas  production  contamination  response  and
  compensation  program; and to amend the state finance law, in relation
  to creating the New York natural gas production  contamination  damage
  recovery and remediation fund

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

  Section 1. Article 23 of the environmental conservation law is amended
by adding a new title 29 to read as follows:
                                TITLE 29
              NATURAL GAS PRODUCTION CONTAMINATION RESPONSE
                        AND COMPENSATION PROGRAM
PART 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS.
     2. NATURAL  GAS  PRODUCTION  CONTAMINATION  CLEANUP  AND  DECONTAM-
          INATION.
     3. LIABILITY; THIRD PARTY COMPENSATION.
     4. MISCELLANEOUS.
                                 PART 1
                           GENERAL PROVISIONS
SECTION 23-2901. LEGISLATIVE INTENT.
        23-2902. PURPOSES.
        23-2903. DEFINITIONS.
S 23-2901. LEGISLATIVE INTENT.
  THE  LEGISLATURE  FINDS  AND DECLARES THAT NEW YORK'S LANDS AND WATERS
CONSTITUTE  A  UNIQUE  AND  DELICATELY  BALANCED  RESOURCE;   THAT   THE
PROTECTION  AND  PRESERVATION  OF  THESE  LANDS  AND WATERS PROMOTES THE
HEALTH, SAFETY AND WELFARE OF THE PEOPLE OF THIS STATE; THAT  THE  STATE
IS  THE  TRUSTEE,  FOR  THE  BENEFIT  OF  ITS  CITIZENS,  OF ALL NATURAL

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06945-02-3

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