assembly Bill A5903

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Prohibits waste transfer stations from being located near public housing projects

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May 24, 2016 held for consideration in environmental conservation
Jan 06, 2016 referred to environmental conservation
Mar 06, 2015 referred to environmental conservation

A5903 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2556
Current Committee:
Assembly Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง27-0721, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A6829, S3123
2011-2012: A919, S5622
2013-2014: A967, S3430
2017-2018: A10490
2019-2020: A4989
2021-2022: A1232

A5903 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits waste transfer stations from being located near public housing projects.

A5903 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5903

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              March 6, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  SEAWRIGHT  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Environmental Conservation

AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
  prohibiting  marine solid waste transfer stations located in proximity
  to public housing projects in certain cases

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

  Section  1.  The environmental conservation law is amended by adding a
new section 27-0721 to read as follows:
S 27-0721. MARINE SOLID WASTE TRANSFER STATION OR FACILITIES.
  NOTWITHSTANDING ANY INCONSISTENT PROVISION OF STATE OR  LOCAL  LAW  OR
REGULATION,  NEITHER  THE DEPARTMENT NOR ANY LOCAL AGENCY, DEPARTMENT OR
AUTHORITY SHALL ISSUE A PERMIT, REGULATION, OR RENEW A PERMIT OR APPROVE
AN APPLICATION FOR THE EXPANSION, CONSTRUCTION, RELOCATION, REACTIVATION
OR OPERATION OF A MARINE SOLID WASTE TRANSFER STATION OR FACILITY  IN  A
CITY  WITH  A  POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE, WHERE ANY PART OF SUCH
STATION OR FACILITY IS TO BE LOCATED WITHIN  EIGHT  HUNDRED  FEET  OF  A
HOUSING  PROJECT  AS THE TERM PROJECT IS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION FOURTEEN
OF SECTION THREE OF THE PUBLIC HOUSING LAW.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05453-01-5