|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Apr 23, 2018||referred to local government|
senate Bill S8255
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Local Government Committee
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S8255 (ACTIVE) - Details
S8255 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Establishes septic system replacement loan programs; defines terms; authorizes the legislative body of any municipal corporation to establish a septic system replacement loan program to make loans to the owners of real property located within the municipal corporation to finance the installation of septic system projects.
S8255 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8255 SPONSOR: LAVALLE TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general municipal law in relation to authorizing municipal corporations to establish septic system replacement loan programs PURPOSE: Allows for the establishment of municipal septic systems replacement loan programs SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Amends the General Municipal Law by adding a new article 5-M establish- ing a Municipal Septic System Replacement Loan Program. JUSTIFICATION:
S8255 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ S. 8255 A. 10444 S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y April 23, 2018 ___________ IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered print- ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Govern- ment IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. THIELE -- read once and referred to the Committee on Local Governments AN ACT to amend the general municipal law in relation to authorizing municipal corporations to establish septic system replacement loan programs THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The general municipal law is amended by adding a new arti- cle 5-M to read as follows: ARTICLE 5-M MUNICIPAL SEPTIC SYSTEM REPLACEMENT LOAN PROGRAM SECTION 119-HH. LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS AND DECLARATION. 119-II. DEFINITIONS. 119-JJ. MUNICIPAL SEPTIC SYSTEM REPLACEMENT LOAN PROGRAM. § 119-HH. LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS AND DECLARATION. THE LEGISLATURE FINDS AND DECLARES THAT IT IS THE POLICY OF THE STATE TO PROMOTE IMPROVED WATER QUALITY ACROSS THE STATE; AND THAT TO ACHIEVE SUCH POLICY AND GOALS THE STATE MUST PROMOTE THE DEPLOYMENT OF ENHANCED TREATMENT TECH- NOLOGIES, INCLUDING ADVANCED NITROGEN REMOVAL SYSTEMS, TO SIGNIFICANTLY AND QUANTIFIABLY REDUCE ENVIRONMENTAL AND/OR PUBLIC HEALTH IMPACTS ASSO- CIATED WITH EFFLUENT FROM A CESSPOOL OR SEPTIC SYSTEM TO GROUNDWATER USED FOR DRINKING WATER, OR A THREATENED OR AN IMPAIRED WATERBODY THROUGHOUT THE STATE; AND THAT MUNICIPALITIES WOULD FULFILL AN IMPORTANT PUBLIC PURPOSE BY PROVIDING LOANS TO PROPERTY OWNERS FOR THE INSTALLA- TION OF SUCH ENHANCED TREATMENT TECHNOLOGIES. § 119-II. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING WORDS AND TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS: 1. "CESSPOOL" MEANS A DRYWELL THAT RECEIVES UNTREATED SANITARY WASTE CONTAINING HUMAN EXCRETA, WHICH SOMETIMES HAS AN OPEN BOTTOM AND/OR PERFORATED SIDES. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
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