senate Bill S1068

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the protection of water supplies

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Current Bill Status Via A377 - Passed Senate & Assembly

  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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view actions (7)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 31, 2017 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.22
substituted for s1068
Jan 31, 2017 substituted by a377
Jan 09, 2017 ordered to third reading cal.22
Jan 06, 2017 referred to rules


S1068 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §711-b, Exec L; amd §1125, Pub Health L (as proposed in S.7601 & A.10129)
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A377
2015-2016: A377
2013-2014: A7173
2011-2012: S2768

S1068 - Summary

Relates to the protection of water supplies.

S1068 - Sponsor Memo

S1068 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 6, 2017

Introduced  by  Sen.  KLEIN  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

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


  Section  1.  Section 711-b of the executive law, as added by a chapter
of the laws of 2016 amending the executive law and other  laws  relating
to  the  protection  of water supplies, as proposed in legislative bills
numbers S.7601 and A.10129, is amended to read as follows:
  S 711-b. Review of water supplier vulnerability analysis  assessments.
The commissioner, OR HIS OR HER DESIGNEE, shall review each vulnerabili-
ty  analysis assessment [from] PREPARED BY a water supplier [transmitted
to the division from the department of health] pursuant to section elev-
en hundred twenty-five of the public health law.  The  commissioner  may
issue recommendations or general guidance to the water supplier based on
the  assessment  to  enhance  protections  against a terrorist attack or
cyber attack. Such recommendations and guidance shall be kept  confiden-
tial 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 a chapter of the laws  of  2016  amending  the
executive  law  and  other  laws  relating  to  the  protection of water
supplies, as proposed in legislative bills numbers S.7601  and  A.10129,
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-

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


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