senate Bill S71A

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to fuel gas transmission lines

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A2458 - Signed by Governor


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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 11, 2015 signed chap.521
Nov 30, 2015 delivered to governor
Jun 24, 2015 returned to assembly
passed senate
substituted for s71a
Jun 24, 2015 substituted by a2458a
Jun 08, 2015 amended on third reading 71a
Jun 02, 2015 advanced to third reading
Jun 01, 2015 2nd report cal.
May 28, 2015 1st report cal.1011
Jan 07, 2015 referred to energy and telecommunications

Votes

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May 28, 2015 - Energy and Telecommunications committee Vote

S71
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committee
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Aye
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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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Committee Vote: May 28, 2015

S71 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2458
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§120, 121-a, 122 & 126, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
S7442, A9862

S71 - Summary

Relates to fuel gas transmission lines; discusses procedures for filing for landowners and determining adverse environmental effects on agricultural lands.

S71 - Sponsor Memo

S71 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   71

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

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;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01366-01-5

S71A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2458
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§120, 121-a, 122 & 126, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
S7442, A9862

S71A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to fuel gas transmission lines; discusses procedures for filing for landowners and determining adverse environmental effects on agricultural lands.

S71A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S71A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  71--A
    Cal. No. 1011

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GALLIVAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on  Energy  and  Telecommuni-
  cations  --  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 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, OR INTEREST IN
REAL PROPERTY SUBJECT TO A PROPOSED SITE OR RIGHT OF WAY  AS  IDENTIFIED
FROM THE MOST RECENT TAX ROLL OF THE APPROPRIATE CITY OR COUNTY.
  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;

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

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