senate Bill S2693

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Abolishes the Hudson river-Black river regulating district and devolves such powers to the power authority of the state of New York; repealer

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee


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Jan 03, 2018 referred to environmental conservation
Jan 17, 2017 referred to environmental conservation

S2693 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §15-2142, rpld §§15-2137, 15-2139 & 15-2141, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S8118
2011-2012: S591
2013-2014: S1139
2015-2016: S2864

S2693 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Abolishes the Hudson river-Black river regulating district and devolves such powers to the power authority of the state of New York.

S2693 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2693 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2693

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. BRESLIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation

AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to abol-
  ishing the Hudson river-Black river regulating district and  devolving
  such  powers  to  the power authority of the state of New York; and to
  repeal certain provisions of such law relating thereto

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

  Section  1.  The environmental conservation law is amended by adding a
new section 15-2142 to read as follows:
§ 15-2142. HUDSON RIVER-BLACK RIVER REGULATING DISTRICT AND STATE OF NEW
             YORK POWER AUTHORITY: OLD  BOARDS  ABOLISHED;  TRANSFER  OF
             FUNCTIONS;  PENDING ACTIONS AND PROCEEDINGS; INTERPRETATION
             OF DOCUMENTS; EXISTING RIGHTS AND REMEDIES.
  1. EXCEPT AS HEREINAFTER PROVIDED, THE BOARD OF THE HUDSON RIVER-BLACK
RIVER REGULATING DISTRICT IS HEREBY ABOLISHED, AND ALL OF THE  JURISDIC-
TION,  FUNCTIONS,  POWERS, DUTIES AND OBLIGATIONS POSSESSED OR EXERCISED
BY, OR FOR WHICH COMMITMENTS HAVE BEEN MADE BY, SUCH  BOARDS,  INCLUDING
LANDS  OR  PROPERTY ACQUIRED, MONEYS OF THE BOARDS, AND ACTIONS TAKEN OR
DETERMINATIONS MADE BY SUCH BOARDS, ARE HEREBY TRANSFERRED TO,  ASSIGNED
TO  AND  DEVOLVED  UPON THE POWER AUTHORITY OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK AND
ITS CHAIRMAN.
  2. EXCEPT AS HEREINAFTER PROVIDED, THE CONTRACTS, BOOKS, MAPS,  PLANS,
PAPERS,  RECORDS  AND PROPERTY OF WHATEVER DESCRIPTION WITHIN THE JURIS-
DICTION OR UNDER THE CONTROL OF THE HUDSON RIVER-BLACK RIVER  REGULATING
DISTRICT, INCLUDING MONEYS APPROPRIATED AND AVAILABLE TO SUCH DISTRICTS,
PERTAINING  TO OR USED IN CONNECTION WITH THE EXERCISE OR PERFORMANCE OF
THE FUNCTIONS, POWERS AND DUTIES HEREBY TRANSFERRED AND ASSIGNED,  SHALL
BE  DELIVERED TO THE CHAIRMAN OF THE NEW YORK STATE POWER AUTHORITY, WHO
IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO TAKE POSSESSION THEREOF.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07535-01-7

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