senate Bill S6504

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Adds powers and duties to the canal corporation

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  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 12, 2014 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 09, 2014 advanced to third reading
Jun 03, 2014 2nd report cal.
Jun 02, 2014 1st report cal.1080
May 06, 2014 reported and committed to finance
Jan 31, 2014 referred to transportation

Votes

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Jun 2, 2014 - Finance committee Vote

S6504
27
5
committee
27
Aye
5
Nay
5
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 6, 2014 - Transportation committee Vote

S6504
17
0
committee
17
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S6504 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3579
Law Section:
Canal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง10, Can L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A1442, A9665, S4430
2009-2010: A1066

S6504 - Summary

Adds powers and duties to the canal corporation; directs the canal corporation to cause the design, preparation of plans, estimates and specifications and the supervision of the erection, construction, repair and removal of all structures referred to be performed by a licensed professional engineer; directs preparation of a flood response plan; makes related provisions.

S6504 - Sponsor Memo

S6504 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6504

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 31, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  RANZENHOFER -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the canal law, in relation to  the  general  powers  and
  duties of the canal corporation

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 16 of section 10 of the canal law,  as  amended
by  chapter  335 of the laws of 2001, is amended and three new  subdivi-
sions 3-a, 9-b and 9-c are added to read as follows:
  3-A. CAUSE THE DESIGN, PREPARATION OF PLANS, ESTIMATES AND  SPECIFICA-
TIONS  AND  THE  SUPERVISION  OF  THE ERECTION, CONSTRUCTION, REPAIR AND
REMOVAL OF ALL STRUCTURES HERETOFORE  REFERRED  TO  BE  PERFORMED  BY  A
LICENSED PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER.
  9-B.  OPERATE THE CANAL SYSTEM IN SUCH A MANNER WHICH MITIGATES FLOOD-
ING ALONG THE SYSTEM TO PROTECT TO THE EXTENT POSSIBLE LIFE AND PROPERTY
ON AND ALONG THE  CANAL  SYSTEM  WHEN  EXPECTED  AND  ACTUAL  CONDITIONS
WARRANT.
  9-C.  CAUSE A FLOOD RESPONSE PLAN TO BE CREATED TO RESPOND TO EXPECTED
AND ACTUAL FLOODING IN THE CANAL SYSTEM.
  (1) THE FLOOD RESPONSE PLAN SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:
  (I) A PLAN OF ACTION FOR COMMUNICATION WITH MARINERS, COUNTY EMERGENCY
MANAGERS AND APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS, AND THE STATE  EMERGENCY  MANAGEMENT
OFFICE;
  (II) INTERNAL COMMAND AND REPORTING COORDINATION;
  (III)  CANAL INFRASTRUCTURE OPERATION, TO INCLUDE PREEMPTIVE MEASURES;
AND
  (IV) OTHER ELEMENTS AS DETERMINED BY THE CORPORATION AND  THE  DEPART-
MENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION.
  (2)  SUCH  PLAN SHALL BE PREPARED IN CONSULTATION WITH THE STATE EMER-
GENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICE AND EMERGENCY MANAGERS FROM COUNTIES ADJACENT OR
INTERSECTED BY THE CANAL SYSTEM AND THE COMPLETED  PLAN  MUST  BE  FILED
WITH THE OFFICES THEREOF.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07255-01-3

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