senate Bill S6345

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to creating the upstate flood mitigation task force within the canal corporation

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Jan 27, 2014 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 23, 2014 ordered to third reading cal.53
Jan 17, 2014 referred to rules

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S6345 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8628
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Canal Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 13-B §§139 - 139-d, Can L; add §99-v, St Fin L

S6345 - Summary

Creates the upstate flood mitigation task force within the canal corporation; establishes the upstate flood mitigation fund to conduct studies on the impact of floods and on preventative or mitigation measures.

S6345 - Sponsor Memo

S6345 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6345

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. VALESKY, FARLEY, GRIFFO, LARKIN, O'MARA, SEWARD --
  read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to
  the Committee on Rules

AN  ACT  to  amend the canal law, in relation to the upstate flood miti-
  gation task force and to amend the state finance law, in  relation  to
  creating  the  upstate  flood  mitigation  fund; and providing for the
  repeal of certain provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section  1.  The  canal law is amended by adding a new article 13-b to
read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 13-B
                   UPSTATE FLOOD MITIGATION TASK FORCE
SECTION 139. UPSTATE FLOOD MITIGATION TASK FORCE.
        139-A. DEFINITIONS.
        139-B. TASK FORCE COMPOSITION.
        139-C. TASK FORCE DUTIES AND POWERS.
        139-D. UPSTATE FLOOD MITIGATION GRANT PROGRAM.
  S 139. UPSTATE FLOOD MITIGATION TASK FORCE. THE  UPSTATE  FLOOD  MITI-
GATION  TASK  FORCE, REFERRED TO IN THIS ARTICLE AS THE "TASK FORCE", IS
HEREBY ESTABLISHED TO IDENTIFY REASONABLE MEASURES THAT CAN BE TAKEN  TO
ENHANCE  FLOOD MANAGEMENT AND MITIGATION IN THE UPSTATE FLOOD MITIGATION
REGION AND TO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS AND  PROVIDE  GRANT  ASSISTANCE  WITH
RESPECT TO SUCH MEASURES.
  S 139-A. DEFINITIONS. WHEN USED IN THIS ARTICLE:
  1. "ADAPTIVE MEASURES" MEANS ANY ADJUSTMENT, WHETHER PASSIVE, REACTIVE
OR ANTICIPATORY, THAT MAY BE TAKEN TO AMELIORATE THE ANTICIPATED ADVERSE
CONSEQUENCES ASSOCIATED WITH FLOOD EVENTS.
  2.  "FLOOD  CONTROL  STUDY  SECTOR"  MEANS  A PARTICULAR ASPECT OF THE
NATURAL OR BUILT ENVIRONMENT, ECONOMY, OR SOCIETY THAT COULD POTENTIALLY
BE ADVERSELY IMPACTED BY FLOOD EVENTS. SUCH TERM INCLUDES,  BUT  IS  NOT
LIMITED  TO, STREAM AND RIVER BANKS, LOCKS AND DAMS, WETLANDS AND WATER-
FRONT  AREAS,  WATER  RESOURCES,  TRANSPORTATION  INFRASTRUCTURE,  WATER

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13587-01-4

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