assembly Bill A6825

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to consideration of environmental conditions when permitting petroleum-bearing vessels to operate on the Hudson River

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

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 23, 2017 signed chap.351
Oct 11, 2017 delivered to governor
Jun 21, 2017 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.2210
substituted for s5197b
Jun 20, 2017 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jun 15, 2017 ordered to third reading rules cal.390
rules report cal.390
reported
Jun 14, 2017 reported referred to rules
Jun 07, 2017 reported referred to ways and means
Jun 02, 2017 print number 6825a
Jun 02, 2017 amend (t) and recommit to environmental conservation
Mar 21, 2017 referred to environmental conservation

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A6825 - Details

Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §33-0303, En Con L; amd §§70 & 172, rpld §71, Nav L

A6825 - Summary

Relates to consideration of environmental conditions when permitting petroleum-bearing vessels to operate on the Hudson River.

A6825 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6825

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 21, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. BARRETT, MAYER -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Environmental 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
move upon the navigable waters of the state and any tidewaters bordering

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

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A6825A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §33-0303, En Con L; amd §§70 & 172, rpld §71, Nav L

A6825A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to consideration of environmental conditions when permitting petroleum-bearing vessels to operate on the Hudson River.

A6825A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6825--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 21, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  BARRETT,  MAYER,  JAFFEE, ABINANTI, PRETLOW,
  COLTON, SKOUFIS, ZEBROWSKI,  GLICK,  D'URSO,  NIOU,  GALEF,  BUCHWALD,
  CAHILL,  GOTTFRIED, SIMON, STECK, OTIS, LUPARDO, FAHY, GUNTHER, ROSEN-
  THAL, HARRIS, SEPULVEDA, JENNE, SKARTADOS, PAULIN, DINOWITZ, STIRPE --
  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BRAUNSTEIN, COOK, ORTIZ  --  read  once
  and referred to the Committee on Environmental Conservation -- commit-
  tee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recom-
  mitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the navigation law,  in  relation  to  consideration  of
  environmental  conditions when permitting petroleum-bearing vessels to
  operate on the Hudson River

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

  Section 1.  The navigation law is amended by adding a new section 70-a
to read as follows:
  S 70-A. MINIMUM CONDITIONS FOR PETROLEUM-BEARING VESSELS ON THE HUDSON
RIVER;  TANKER-AVOIDANCE  ZONES.  1.  THE  COMMISSIONER OF ENVIRONMENTAL
CONSERVATION IN CONSULTATION WITH THE UNITED  STATES  COAST  GUARD,  THE
BOARD  OF COMMISSIONERS OF PILOTS, THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE, AT LEAST ONE
LICENSED HUDSON RIVER PILOT AND APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OF ANY STATE WHICH
MIGHT BE AFFECTED, MAY ESTABLISH GUIDELINES 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
MOVE UPON THE NAVIGABLE WATERS OF THE HUDSON RIVER. SUCH CONDITIONS  MAY
INCLUDE,  BUT  NOT BE LIMITED TO: (I) VISIBILITY; (II) THE TIDE AND WIND
CONDITIONS; AND (III) WEATHER;
  (B) THE MINIMUM CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH PETROLEUM-BEARING  VESSELS  MAY
ENTER  OR  LEAVE  ANY  MAJOR  FACILITY,  PORT OR HARBOR ALONG THE HUDSON
RIVER. SUCH CONDITIONS MAY INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT BE LIMITED TO: (I) VISI-
BILITY; (II) THE TIDE AND WIND CONDITIONS; AND (III) WEATHER;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10512-14-7

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