senate Bill S6617A

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

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

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 22, 2014 signed chap.355
Sep 19, 2014 delivered to governor
Jun 19, 2014 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.306
substituted for a6558b
referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 16, 2014 amended on third reading 6617b
May 07, 2014 print number 6617a
May 19, 2014 advanced to third reading
May 14, 2014 2nd report cal.
May 13, 2014 1st report cal.623
May 07, 2014 amend and recommit to environmental conservation
Feb 14, 2014 referred to environmental conservation

Votes

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May 13, 2014 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

S6617A
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committee
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Environmental Conservation Committee Vote: May 13, 2014

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S6617 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6558A
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd En Con L, generally; amd §325, Ag & Mkts L; amd §1161, Pub Health L

S6617 - Summary

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

S6617 - Sponsor Memo

S6617 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6617

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 14, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- 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, 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
ecology, public health and safety, scenic, historic, cultural and recre-
ational value, water and air quality,  wildlife  and  an  evaluation  of
measures to mitigate adverse effects[.], AND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10228-06-4

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S6617A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6558A
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd En Con L, generally; amd §325, Ag & Mkts L; amd §1161, Pub Health L

S6617A - Summary

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

S6617A - Sponsor Memo

S6617A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6617--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 14, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  SAVINO,  HOYLMAN, LANZA, LATIMER, TKACZYK -- 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  commit-
  tee

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.  This act shall be known as and may be cited as the "commu-
nity risk and resiliency act".
  S 2. 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 RISK INCLUDING  SEA  LEVEL  RISE,  STORM
SURGES  AND  FLOODING, BASED ON AVAILABLE DATA PREDICTING THE LIKELIHOOD
OF FUTURE EXTREME WEATHER EVENTS, INCLUDING HAZARD RISK ANALYSIS DATA IF
APPLICABLE.
  S 3. 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 DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION  CONSIDER  FUTURE
CLIMATE  RISK INCLUDING SEA LEVEL RISE, STORM SURGES AND FLOODING, BASED
ON AVAILABLE DATA PREDICTING THE LIKELIHOOD OF  FUTURE  EXTREME  WEATHER
EVENTS, INCLUDING HAZARD RISK ANALYSIS DATA IF APPLICABLE.
  S  4.  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 cited in
terms of health, safety,  cost  and  consistency  with  local  planning,
zoning or land use laws and ordinances, [and]

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

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S6617B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6558A
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd En Con L, generally; amd §325, Ag & Mkts L; amd §1161, Pub Health L

S6617B (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S6617B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6617B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6617--B
    Cal. No. 623

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 14, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  SAVINO,  ADDABBO, AVELLA, BOYLE, CARLUCCI, DILAN,
  ESPAILLAT,  GIANARIS,  GIPSON,  GRISANTI,  HASSELL-THOMPSON,  HOYLMAN,
  KLEIN,  KRUEGER, LANZA, LATIMER, LAVALLE, MARCELLINO, MARTINS, PARKER,
  PERALTA, PERKINS, SAMPSON, SERRANO, SMITH, SQUADRON, TKACZYK,  VALESKY
  -- 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  -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to first
  and second report, ordered to a third  reading,  amended  and  ordered
  reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading

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.  This act shall be known as and may be cited as the "commu-
nity risk and resiliency act".
  S 2. 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 PHYSICAL CLIMATE RISK DUE  TO  SEA  LEVEL  RISE,
AND/OR  STORM SURGES AND/OR FLOODING, BASED ON AVAILABLE DATA PREDICTING
THE LIKELIHOOD OF FUTURE EXTREME WEATHER EVENTS, INCLUDING  HAZARD  RISK
ANALYSIS DATA IF APPLICABLE.
  S  3. 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 DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION CONSIDER FUTURE
PHYSICAL CLIMATE RISK DUE TO SEA LEVEL RISE, AND/OR STORM SURGES  AND/OR
FLOODING,  BASED  ON  AVAILABLE DATA PREDICTING THE LIKELIHOOD OF FUTURE
EXTREME WEATHER EVENTS, INCLUDING HAZARD RISK ANALYSIS DATA IF  APPLICA-
BLE.

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

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