senate Bill S4812

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Authorizes the enactment or enforcement of local laws or ordinances requiring the monitoring of groundwater impacts resulting from mining or the reclamation of mines within certain counties

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A6314 - Signed by Governor


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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 01, 2018 signed chap.298
Sep 19, 2018 delivered to governor
May 07, 2018 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1026
substituted for s4812
May 07, 2018 substituted by a6314
ordered to third reading cal.1026
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 03, 2018 referred to environmental conservation
Jun 07, 2017 reported and committed to rules
Mar 02, 2017 referred to environmental conservation

Votes

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May 7, 2018 - Rules committee Vote

S4812
25
0
committee
25
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 7, 2017 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

S4812
9
0
committee
9
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Environmental Conservation Committee Vote: Jun 7, 2017

aye wr (3)
excused (1)

S4812 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6314
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §23-2703, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S7231, A9534
2015-2016: S367, A166

S4812 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the enactment or enforcement of local laws or ordinances requiring the monitoring of groundwater impacts resulting from mining or the reclamation of mines within counties with a population of one million or more which draws its primary source of drinking water for a majority of county residents from a designated sole source aquifer.

S4812 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4812 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

    S. 4812                                                  A. 6314

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                              March 2, 2017
                               ___________

IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental
  Conservation

IN  ASSEMBLY  --  Introduced  by  M.  of A. THIELE, COLTON, ENGLEBRIGHT,
  PALUMBO, RAIA -- read once and referred to the Committee  on  Environ-
  mental Conservation

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  environmental  conservation law, in relation to
  authorizing the enactment or enforcement of local laws  or  ordinances
  requiring  the monitoring of groundwater impacts resulting from mining
  or the reclamation of mines within counties with a population  of  one
  million  or more which draw their primary source of drinking water for
  a majority of county residents from a designated sole source aquifer

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

  Section  1.  Section 23-2703 of the environmental conservation law, as
amended by chapter 166 of the laws  of  1991,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
§ 23-2703. Declaration of policy.
  1. The legislature hereby declares that it is the policy of this state
to  foster  and  encourage  the development of an economically sound and
stable mining industry, and the orderly development of domestic  mineral
resources  and  reserves  necessary  to  assure satisfaction of economic
needs compatible with  sound  environmental  management  practices.  The
legislature  further  declares  it  to  be  the  policy of this state to
provide for the management and planning for the use of these non-renewa-
ble natural resources and to provide, in conjunction  with  such  mining
operations,  for  reclamation of affected lands; to encourage productive
use including but not restricted to the planting of forests, the  plant-
ing  of  crops for harvest, the seeding of grass and legumes for grazing
purposes,  the  protection  and  enhancement  of  wildlife  and  aquatic

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

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