senate Bill S4466

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Authorizes a study of the safety and condition of New York's water supplies and infrastructure

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to health
Feb 15, 2017 referred to health

S4466 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health

S4466 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the commissioner of health, in conjunction with the commissioner of the department of environmental conservation, to examine, evaluate and make recommendations concerning the safety and condition of New York's water supplies and infrastucture.

S4466 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4466 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4466

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 15, 2017
                               ___________

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

AN ACT in relation to authorizing a study of the safety and condition of
  New York's water supplies and infrastructure

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

  Section 1. The commissioner of health, in conjunction with the commis-
sioner  of  the department of environmental conservation, shall examine,
evaluate and make recommendations concerning the safety and condition of
New York's water supplies and infrastructure. Such study shall  include,
but be not limited to, the following:
  (a)  the  identification  of  technologies  and partners to assist the
state in providing long term, sustainable, and cost effective, automated
monitoring of public water supply and private water cooling  infrastruc-
ture for pathogens and selected contaminants on a statewide basis;
  (b)  identification  of  new  or existing revenue sources to invest in
statewide water handling infrastructure;
  (c) identification of sustainable and  affordable  funding  models  to
assist small public water systems in conducting water testing;
  (d)  recommendations  for measures designed to spur private investment
in water infrastructure;
  (e) recommendations for a statewide system to assist with the  regular
assessment of the integrity and safety of municipal systems;
  (f)  recommendations  for  measures  to spur municipal reinvestment in
water infrastructure and safety measures on an ongoing  and  sustainable
basis;
  (g)  any  other  such  areas  of  study  regarding water safety as the
commissioners deem appropriate for study;
  (h) measures municipalities may take to consolidate and share services
in relation to water infrastructure;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09827-01-7

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