senate Bill S6169A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the preparation of environmental impact statements

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 06, 2014 print number 6169a
amend and recommit to environmental conservation
Jan 08, 2014 referred to environmental conservation

S6169 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9877
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §8-0109, En Con L

S6169 - Summary

Relates to the preparation of environmental impact statements.

S6169 - Sponsor Memo

S6169 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6169

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 8, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. MAZIARZ -- 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  the
  preparation of environmental impact statements

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

  Section 1. Subdivision  5  of  section  8-0109  of  the  environmental
conservation  law,  as  amended  by chapter 252 of the laws of 1977, the
opening paragraph as amended by chapter 749 of  the  laws  of  1991,  is
amended to read as follows:
  5.  After  the  filing  of  a draft environmental impact statement the
agency shall determine whether or not to conduct a public hearing on the
environmental impact of the proposed action. If the agency determines to
hold such a hearing, it shall commence the hearing within sixty days  of
the  filing  and  unless the proposed action is withdrawn from consider-
ation shall prepare the environmental impact statement within forty-five
days after the close of the hearing, except as otherwise  provided.  The
need  for  such  a hearing shall be determined in accordance with proce-
dures adopted by the agency pursuant to section 8-0113 of this  article.
If  no  hearing is held, the agency shall prepare and make available the
environmental impact statement within sixty days after the filing of the
draft, except as otherwise provided.   WITH RESPECT TO  PUBLIC  HEARINGS
COMMENCED IN RELATION TO A DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT PREPARED
IN  RELATION  TO AN APPLICATION FOR OBTAINING AN UNDERGROUND GAS STORAGE
PERMIT PURSUANT TO SECTION 23-1301 OF THIS CHAPTER, NO ADDITIONAL  HEAR-
ING OR HEARINGS SHALL BE SCHEDULED OR COMMENCED AFTER TWELVE MONTHS FROM
THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLIC HEARING OR WITHIN THIRTY DAYS OF THE  CHAP-
TER  OF  THE LAWS OF TWO THOUSAND THIRTEEN THAT AMENDED THIS SUBDIVISION
TAKES EFFECT, WHICHEVER IS LONGER.
  Notwithstanding the specified time periods established by  this  arti-
cle,  an  agency shall vary the times so established herein for prepara-
tion, review and public hearings to coordinate the environmental  review
process  with  other  procedures  relating  to review and approval of an

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

S6169A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9877
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §8-0109, En Con L

S6169A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the preparation of environmental impact statements.

S6169A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6169A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6169--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 8, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. MAZIARZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation
  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted  as  amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to the
  preparation of environmental impact statements

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  5  of  section  8-0109  of the environmental
conservation law, as amended by chapter 252 of the  laws  of  1977,  the
opening  paragraph  as  amended  by  chapter 749 of the laws of 1991, is
amended to read as follows:
  5. After the filing of a  draft  environmental  impact  statement  the
agency shall determine whether or not to conduct a public hearing on the
environmental impact of the proposed action. If the agency determines to
hold  such a hearing, it shall commence the hearing within sixty days of
the filing and unless the proposed action is  withdrawn  from  consider-
ation shall prepare the environmental impact statement within forty-five
days  after  the close of the hearing, except as otherwise provided. The
need for such a hearing shall be determined in  accordance  with  proce-
dures  adopted by the agency pursuant to section 8-0113 of this article.
If no hearing is held, the agency shall prepare and make  available  the
environmental impact statement within sixty days after the filing of the
draft,  except  as otherwise provided.  WITH RESPECT TO A PUBLIC HEARING
COMMENCED IN RELATION TO A DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT PREPARED
IN CONNECTION WITH AN APPLICATION FOR OBTAINING AN UNDERGROUND GAS STOR-
AGE PERMIT PURSUANT TO SECTION 23-1301 OF THIS  CHAPTER,  NO  ADDITIONAL
HEARING  OR HEARINGS SHALL BE SCHEDULED OR COMMENCED AFTER TWELVE MONTHS
FROM THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLIC HEARING OR WITHIN THIRTY DAYS  OF  THE
CHAPTER  OF THE LAWS OF TWO THOUSAND FOURTEEN THAT AMENDED THIS SUBDIVI-
SION TAKES EFFECT, WHICHEVER IS LONGER.
  Notwithstanding the specified time periods established by  this  arti-
cle,  an  agency shall vary the times so established herein for prepara-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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