senate Bill S6222

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to water withdrawal reporting and FOIL protection

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 18, 2014 referred to agriculture
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 04, 2014 advanced to third reading
Feb 03, 2014 2nd report cal.
Jan 28, 2014 1st report cal.75
Jan 08, 2014 referred to agriculture

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S6222 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9009
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §151-h, Ag & Mkts L; amd §15-1504, En Con L

S6222 - Summary

Relates to water withdrawal reporting and FOIL protection.

S6222 - Sponsor Memo

S6222 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6222

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 8, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. RITCHIE, GALLIVAN, SEWARD -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Agricul-
  ture

AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law  and  the  environmental
  conservation  law,  in relation to water withdrawal reporting and FOIL
  protection

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

  Section  1. Section 151-h of the agriculture and markets law, as added
by chapter 136 of the laws of 2000, is amended to read as follows:
  S 151-h. Report. The department, in conjunction with  the  state  soil
and water conservation committee, shall report annually to the governor,
the  legislature  and  participating agencies on the progress of the AEM
program, including an assessment of program effectiveness  in  achieving
state  water  quality  objectives,  public  and  private program partic-
ipation, and such other information as the department and the  committee
deem  appropriate.  SUCH  REPORT  SHALL ALSO INCLUDE, AFTER CONSULTATION
WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION, THE NUMBER OF  ANNUAL
REGISTRATIONS FOR AGRICULTURAL WATER WITHDRAWALS EXCEEDING AN AVERAGE OF
MORE THAN ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND GALLONS PER DAY IN ANY CONSECUTIVE THIRTY
DAY  PERIOD  AS  PROVIDED  FOR  IN  SECTION 15-1504 OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL
CONSERVATION LAW.
  S 2. Section 15-1504 of the environmental conservation law is  amended
by adding a new subdivision 6 to read as follows:
  6. DISCLOSURE.
  A.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  OTHER  PROVISION  OF  LAW,  ANY  INFORMATION
COLLECTED PURSUANT TO SUBPARAGRAPH (1) OF  PARAGRAPH  B  OF  SUBDIVISION
THREE  OF THIS SECTION OR SUBPARAGRAPH (1) OF PARAGRAPH A OF SUBDIVISION
FOUR OF THIS SECTION SHALL NOT BE SUBJECT TO DISCLOSURE UNDER THE  FREE-
DOM  OF  INFORMATION  LAW PURSUANT TO ARTICLE SIX OF THE PUBLIC OFFICERS
LAW.
  B. ANY REPORTS TO OUTSIDE PARTIES FOR RESEARCH OR OTHER PURPOSES SHALL
BE REDACTED TO EXCLUDE  ANY  INFORMATION  ABOUT:  A  WATER  SOURCE,  THE

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

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