|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 20, 2014||committed to rules|
|Jun 02, 2014||advanced to third reading|
|May 29, 2014||2nd report cal.|
|May 28, 2014||1st report cal.926|
|May 15, 2014||referred to energy and telecommunications|
senate Bill S7442
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S7442 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- Law Section:
- Public Service Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §§120, 121-a, 122 & 126, Pub Serv L
S7442 - Summary
Relates to fuel gas transmission lines; discusses procedures for filing for landowners and determining adverse environmental effects on agricultural lands.
S7442 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S7442 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public service law, in relation to fuel gas transmission lines PURPOSE: This bill requires notice and a copy of the application to be served on landowners in which any portion of a fuel gas transmission line is to be located and notice to be served on landowners in which any portion of a major utility transmission facility is to be located. This bill further requires that the Public Commission consider specific factors when determining the effect the facility would have on agricul- tural lands. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends section 120 of the public service law to provide a definition of landowner. Section 2 amends section 121-a of the public service law to require all persons who intend to construct a fuel gas transmission line to provide a copy of the notice of intention to construct such line and a copy of the application to construct such line to each landowner in which any portion of the line is to be located. These notices shall also include a clear explanation of how to file with the Public Commission a notice of intent to become a party to the certification proceedings.
S7442 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7442 I N S E N A T E May 15, 2014 ___________ Introduced by Sen. GALLIVAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Energy and Telecommuni- cations AN ACT to amend the public service law, in relation to fuel gas trans- mission lines THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 120 of the public service law is amended by adding a new subdivision 5 to read as follows: 5. "LANDOWNER" MEANS THE HOLDER OF ANY RIGHT, TITLE, INTEREST, LIEN, CHARGE OR ENCUMBRANCE IN REAL PROPERTY SUBJECT TO A PROPOSED SITE OR RIGHT OF WAY. S 2. Section 121-a of the public service law, as added by chapter 538 of the laws of 1981, is amended to read as follows: S 121-a. Procedures with respect to certain fuel gas transmission lines. 1. All persons who intend to construct fuel gas transmission lines as described in this section shall file with the commission for its approval the standards and practices which will be applied to envi- ronmental management and construction of all such lines or shall file a certified statement agreeing to construct such lines in accordance with standards and practices on file and approved by the commission. 2. A notice of intention to construct a fuel gas transmission line as described in subdivision two of section one hundred twenty OF THIS ARTI- CLE, which extends a distance of less than five miles and which is six inches or less in nominal diameter, shall be filed with the commission and shall contain: (a) the date on or about which the applicant intends to begin construction of the line; (b) a brief statement describing and locating the line; (c) an indication of the approved environmental management and construction standards and practices that will be followed in an effort to minimize or avoid adverse environmental impacts to the maximum extent practicable. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD15105-03-4
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