senate Bill S5138

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to future climate risk including sea level rise projections and other weather-related data

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 21, 2013 committed to rules
Jun 04, 2013 advanced to third reading
Jun 03, 2013 2nd report cal.
May 30, 2013 1st report cal.822
May 10, 2013 referred to environmental conservation

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S5138 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6558
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd En Con L, generally; amd §325, Ag & Mkts L; amd §1161, Pub Health L

S5138 - Summary

Relates to future climate risk including sea level rise projections and other weather-related data.

S5138 - Sponsor Memo

S5138 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5138

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 10, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. FUSCHILLO, GRISANTI -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental
  Conservation

AN  ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, the agriculture and
  markets law and the public health law, in relation  to  the  consider-
  ation  of future climate risk including sea level rise projections and
  other weather-related data; and in relation to requiring the  prepara-
  tion of model local zoning laws relating to climate risk

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

  Section 1. Subdivision  2  of  section  6-0107  of  the  environmental
conservation  law  is  amended  by  adding  a new paragraph k to read as
follows:
  K. TO MITIGATE FUTURE CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACTS  BY  INCLUDING  CONSIDER-
ATION  OF  SEA LEVEL RISE PROJECTIONS AND AVAILABLE WEATHER-RELATED DATA
PREDICTING THE LIKELIHOOD OF FUTURE SEVERE WEATHER EVENTS.
  S 2. Item (e) of subparagraph (ii) of paragraph d of subdivision 1  of
section 17-1909 of the environmental conservation law, as added by chap-
ter 565 of the laws of 1989, is amended to read as follows:
  (e)  conforms with applicable rules and regulations of the department,
INCLUDING A DEMONSTRATION THAT FUTURE CLIMATE RISK INCLUDING  SEA  LEVEL
RISE PROJECTIONS AND AVAILABLE WEATHER-RELATED DATA PREDICTING THE LIKE-
LIHOOD OF FUTURE SEVERE WEATHER EVENTS HAS BEEN CONSIDERED.
  S  3.  Paragraphs  g  and h of subdivision 2 of section 27-1103 of the
environmental conservation law, as amended by chapter 618 of the laws of
1987, are amended  and a new paragraph i is added to read as follows:
  g. The impact on the municipality where the facility is to be sited in
terms of health, safety,  cost  and  consistency  with  local  planning,
zoning or land use laws and ordinances, [and]
  h. The nature of the probable environmental impact, including specifi-
cation of the predictable adverse effects on the natural environment and

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10228-01-3

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