assembly Bill A9940

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the remediation of lead contaminated soil

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Feb 27, 2018 referred to health

A9940 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7772
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §206, Pub Health L; amd §3-0301, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: A4875, S214
2021-2022: S610

A9940 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes that areas containing lead-contaminated soil shall have the levels of lead contamination decreased to 300 ppm for residential areas and 1,000 ppm for commercial areas.

A9940 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  9940

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 27, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  O'DONNELL  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law and the environmental conservation
  law, in relation to the remediation of lead contaminated soil

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

  Section 1. Section 206 of the public health law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 31 to read as follows:
  31. THE COMMISSIONER IN CONSULTATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF ENVIRON-
MENTAL CONSERVATION SHALL REQUIRE THAT AREAS CONTAINING LEAD-CONTAMINAT-
ED  SOIL  SHALL  HAVE  THE LEVELS OF LEAD CONTAMINATION DECREASED TO THE
LEVEL OF THREE HUNDRED PPM (PARTS PER  MILLION)  FOR  RESIDENTIAL  ZONED
AREAS  AND ONE THOUSAND PPM FOR AREAS ZONED FOR COMMERCIAL AND/OR INDUS-
TRIAL DEVELOPMENT.
  § 2. Subdivision 1 of section 3-0301 of the environmental conservation
law is amended by adding a new paragraph nn to read as follows:
  NN. THE COMMISSIONER IN CONSULTATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER  OF  PUBLIC
HEALTH, AS REQUIRED BY SUBDIVISION THIRTY-ONE OF SECTION TWO HUNDRED SIX
OF  THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW, SHALL REQUIRE THAT AREAS CONTAINING LEAD-CON-
TAMINATED SOIL SHALL HAVE THE LEVELS OF LEAD CONTAMINATION DECREASED  TO
THE LEVEL OF THREE HUNDRED PPM (PARTS PER MILLION) FOR RESIDENTIAL ZONED
AREAS  AND ONE THOUSAND PPM FOR AREAS ZONED FOR COMMERCIAL AND/OR INDUS-
TRIAL DEVELOPMENT.
  § 3. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition, amendment and/or
repeal  of  any  rule  or regulation necessary for the implementation of
this act on its effective date are authorized to be made  and  completed
on or before such date.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14759-01-8