|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 20, 2014||committed to rules|
|Jun 10, 2014||advanced to third reading|
|Jun 09, 2014||2nd report cal.|
|Jun 03, 2014||1st report cal.1162|
|Mar 03, 2014||referred to local government|
senate Bill S6713
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6713 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- Law Section:
- County Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §250, County L
S6713 - Summary
Relates to the establishment, extension, powers and expenses of watershed protection improvement districts.
S6713 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S6713 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the county law, in relation to the establishment, extension, powers and expenses of watershed protection improvement districts PURPOSE: Relates to the establishment, extension, powers and expenses of watershed improvement districts by the board of supervisors of each county. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Amends Section 250 of the County Law to allow the board of supervisors of each county to establish, consolidate, or extend watershed protection improvement for the purpose of the protection and restoration of groundwater, surface waters and drinking water quality as it may be deemed to be necessary or desirable, including but not limited to stormwater treatment projects and wetland construction. JUSTIFICATION: New York State's surface, ground, and drinking water resources are continually threatened by pollution. Many rivers, streams, lakes, reservoirs, and estuarine waters do not meet their current designated uses. Approximately 34% of New York's estuarine waters are categorized as impaired; 44% of New York's lake and reservoir acres are categorized as being impaired or threatened. Contaminants from stormwater runoff and ineffective sanitary septic
S6713 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ S. 6713 A. 8931 S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y March 3, 2014 ___________ IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered print- ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Govern- ment IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. THIELE -- read once and referred to the Committee on Local Governments AN ACT to amend the county law, in relation to the establishment, exten- sion, powers and expenses of watershed protection improvement districts THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 250 of the county law, as amended by chapter 388 of the laws of 1980, the opening paragraph as amended by chapter 620 of the laws of 1996, subdivision 1-a as amended by section 73 of part A of chapter 58 of the laws of 2010, subdivision 4-a as added by chapter 761 of the laws of 1981, subdivision 6 as amended by chapter 622 of the laws of 1984, and subdivision 8 as amended by chapter 184 of the laws of 1981, is amended to read as follows: S 250. Purpose. The board of supervisors of each county may establish, consolidate, or extend county water, water quality treatment, sewer, wastewater disposal, drainage, WATERSHED PROTECTION IMPROVEMENT, or refuse districts (hereinafter referred to in this article as the "district") in the manner hereinafter provided: 1. For the purpose of developing or acquiring a supply of water for (a) wholesale distribution to other municipalities, districts or persons, corporate or otherwise, within the county water district, (b) retail distribution, except as hereinafter provided, or (c) both such wholesale and retail distribution; 1-a. For the purpose of (a) procuring by purchase, lease or other means and installing water quality treatment units or devices, if required; providing periodic testing and monitoring of raw and finished water from private wells in the district; monitoring, modifying, repair- ing, replacing, operation and maintenance, regenerating water quality treatment units and devices and the administering of the treatment and EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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