senate Bill S5197

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to consideration of environmental conditions when permitting petroleum-bearing vessels to enter navigable waters; repealer

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Mar 13, 2017 referred to environmental conservation

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S5197 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6825
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §33-0303, En Con L; amd §§70 & 172, rpld §71, Nav L

S5197 - Summary

Relates to consideration of environmental conditions when permitting petroleum-bearing vessels to enter navigable waters.

S5197 - Sponsor Memo

S5197 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5197

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 13, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. SERINO, AMEDORE, CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Environ-
  mental Conservation

AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law  and  the  navigation
  law,  in  relation  to  consideration of environmental conditions when
  permitting petroleum-bearing vessels to enter  navigable  waters;  and
  repealing  section  seventy-one  of the navigation law relating to the
  petroleum-bearing vessel advisory commission

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

  Section  1.  Section  33-0303 of the environmental conservation law is
amended by adding a new subdivision 8 to read as follows:
  8. THE COMMISSIONER IN  CONSULTATION  WITH  THE  UNITED  STATES  COAST
GUARD,  THE  BOARD  OF COMMISSIONERS OF PILOTS, THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE,
THE OFFICE OF PARKS, RECREATION AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION AND  APPROPRI-
ATE  OFFICIALS OF ANY STATE OR COUNTRY, MAY ESTABLISH GUIDELINES FOR THE
PURPOSE OF CARRYING OUT THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION SEVENTY OF THE NAVIGA-
TION LAW.
  S 2. Section 70 of the navigation law, as added by chapter 898 of  the
laws of 1990, is amended to read as follows:
  S  70.  Minimum  conditions  for  petroleum-bearing vessels in certain
areas; tanker-avoidance zones.  1.  The  commissioner  of  environmental
conservation in consultation with [the petroleum-bearing vessel advisory
commission  established  in  section  seventy-one  of this article,] the
United States Coast Guard, the board of  commissioners  of  pilots,  THE
DEPARTMENT  OF STATE, THE OFFICE OF PARKS, RECREATION AND HISTORIC PRES-
ERVATION and appropriate officials of any state or country with  concur-
rent  jurisdiction  over  water  bodies which might be affected, through
rule and regulation may establish standards setting forth:
  (a) the minimum conditions under which  petroleum-bearing  vessels  as
defined  in section one hundred seventy-two of this chapter may enter or

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10512-03-7

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