senate Bill S7601

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Provides for enhanced protection of water supplies from terrorism and cyber terrorism attacks

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • 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
Dec 31, 2016 signed chap.516
approval memo.32
Dec 20, 2016 delivered to governor
Jun 16, 2016 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.503
substituted for a10129
Jun 09, 2016 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 07, 2016 advanced to third reading
Jun 06, 2016 2nd report cal.
Jun 02, 2016 1st report cal.1400
May 23, 2016 reported and committed to finance
May 11, 2016 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

Votes

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Jun 2, 2016 - Finance committee Vote

S7601
33
0
committee
33
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 23, 2016 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S7601
13
0
committee
13
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: May 23, 2016

S7601 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10129
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §711-b, Exec L; amd §1125, Pub Health L; amd §15-0507, En Con L

S7601 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for enhanced protection of water supplies from and emergency planning for terrorism and cyber terrorism attacks.

S7601 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7601 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7601

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 11, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  KLEIN  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
  ty and Military Affairs

AN ACT to amend the executive law, the public health law and  the  envi-
  ronmental  conservation  law,  in  relation to the protection of water
  supplies

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

  Section 1.  The executive law is amended by adding a new section 711-b
to read as follows:
  S  711-B. REVIEW OF WATER SUPPLIER VULNERABILITY ANALYSIS ASSESSMENTS.
THE COMMISSIONER SHALL REVIEW  EACH  VULNERABILITY  ANALYSIS  ASSESSMENT
FROM A WATER SUPPLIER TRANSMITTED TO THE DIVISION FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF
HEALTH  PURSUANT  TO  SECTION  ELEVEN  HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE OF THE PUBLIC
HEALTH LAW. THE COMMISSIONER MAY ISSUE RECOMMENDATIONS OR GENERAL  GUID-
ANCE   TO  THE  WATER  SUPPLIER  BASED  ON  THE  ASSESSMENT  TO  ENHANCE
PROTECTIONS AGAINST A TERRORIST ATTACK OR CYBER ATTACK. SUCH RECOMMENDA-
TIONS AND GUIDANCE SHALL BE KEPT CONFIDENTIAL AND SHALL BE  EXEMPT  FROM
DISCLOSURE UNDER ARTICLE SIX OF THE PUBLIC OFFICERS LAW.
  S  2.  Paragraph  (a)  of  subdivision 1 of section 1125 of the public
health law, as amended by chapter 405 of the laws of 2002, is amended to
read as follows:
  (a) "Water supply emergency plan"  shall  mean  a  plan  REVIEWED  AND
approved  by  the  commissioner  and filed with the department. The plan
shall follow a form which shall be specified by the department and which
shall include, but not be limited to, those  items  enumerated  in  this
section, and shall address those actions to be taken by a water supplier
to  anticipate  emergencies  and  respond responsibly to emergency situ-
ations.  THE DEPARTMENT SHALL MAINTAIN A LIST  OF  ALL  WATER  SUPPLIERS
REQUIRED TO FILE A WATER SUPPLY EMERGENCY PLAN PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION.
  S  3.  Paragraph  (k)  of  subdivision 2 of section 1125 of the public
health law, as amended by chapter 405 of the laws of 2002, is amended to
read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14903-02-6

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