Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 14, 2018
referred to environmental conservation
Senate Bill S7729
2017-2018 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2017-S7729 (ACTIVE) - Details
2017-S7729 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7729 SPONSOR: LAVALLE TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to permitting seaweed cultivation in underwater lands at Gardiner's and Peconic bays PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: Relates to seaweed cultivation in underwater lands at Gardiner's Bay and Peconic Bay SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1. Amends Section 13-0302 of the Environmental Conservation law to authorize Suffolk County to allow the underwater lands at Gardiner's and Peconic Bays within the shellfish cultivation zone to be used for shellfish and seaweed cultivation. Section 2. Severability Clause. Provides that if any clause, sentence, paragraph, section or part of this act shall be adjudged b any court of
2017-S7729 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ S. 7729 A. 9828 S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y February 14, 2018 ___________ 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 -- read once and referred to the Committee on Environmental Conservation AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to permitting seaweed cultivation in underwater lands at Gardiner's and Peconic bays THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 13-0302 of the environmental conservation law, as added by chapter 425 of the laws of 2004, subdivision 10 as added by chapter 322 of the laws of 2016, is amended to read as follows: § 13-0302. Lands underwater of Gardiner's and Peconic bays. 1. Underwater lands ceded to county of Suffolk. All the right, title and interest in which the people of the state of New York have in and to the lands under water of Gardiner's and Peconic bays in the county of Suffolk, except underwater lands within one thousand feet of the high water mark is hereby ceded to such county, for the purposes of shellfish OR SEAWEED cultivation, to be managed and controlled by such county, provided that such lands shall revert to the state when they shall cease to be used for shellfish AND SEAWEED cultivation. For the purposes of this section, the term "Gardiner's and Peconic bays" shall mean the waters of Gardiner's and Peconic bays and the tributaries thereof between the westerly shore of Great Peconic bay and an easterly line running from the most easterly point of Plum island to Goff point at the entrance of Napeague harbor. 2. Ratification. The grant of lands under the waters of Gardiner's and Peconic bays, by the commissioners of shell fisheries, in accordance with the provisions of chapter 385 of the laws of 1884, as amended, subsequently held and used by the grantees, heirs, successors, and assigns on which all taxes and assessments have been paid, are hereby ratified and confirmed. Any underwater lands in Gardiner's and Peconic EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
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