senate Bill S3440

2017-2018 Legislative Session

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

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Energy And Telecommunications Committee

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to energy and telecommunications
Jan 23, 2017 referred to energy and telecommunications


S3440 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Energy And Telecommunications
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §23-1101, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S6220
2015-2016: S1218
2019-2020: S3569
2021-2022: S1421
2023-2024: S724

S3440 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S3440 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3440 (ACTIVE) - 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 23, 2017

Introduced  by Sens. SERRANO, HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Environmental

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


  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, 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.


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