assembly Bill A10444

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Establishes septic system replacement loan programs

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Apr 23, 2018 referred to local governments

A10444 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8255
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 5-M ยงยง119-hh - 119-jj, Gen Muni L

A10444 - 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.

A10444 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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    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.
  S 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.
  S  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
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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