assembly Bill A5021

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Prohibits the lease of state forests, reforestation areas, wildlife management areas and unique areas for the purpose of gas production

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to environmental conservation
Feb 06, 2017 referred to environmental conservation

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A5021 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §23-1101, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A9408
2013-2014: A6106
2015-2016: A6682
2019-2020: A4167
2021-2022: A4242

A5021 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the lease of state forests, wildlife management areas and unique areas for the purpose of gas production.

A5021 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5021

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 6, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. ENGLEBRIGHT, GUNTHER, TITONE, JAFFEE, ZEBROWSKI,
  ABINANTI, CAHILL, WEPRIN, COLTON, OTIS -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.  of
  A. GLICK, GOTTFRIED, THIELE -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Environmental Conservation

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  environmental  conservation law, in relation to
  prohibiting the lease of state forests, reforestation areas,  wildlife
  management areas and unique areas for gas production

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

  Section 1. Paragraph a of subdivision 1  of  section  23-1101  of  the
environmental  conservation  law, as added by chapter 722 of the laws of
1977, is amended to read as follows:
  a. The exploration, development and production of gas  in  state-owned
lands,  except  state  park  lands,  STATE FORESTS, REFORESTATION AREAS,
WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREAS, UNIQUE AREAS, and the lands under the  waters
of Lake Ontario or along its shoreline; and
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08496-02-7