senate Bill S119A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Enacts the "private well testing act"

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 15, 2018 print number 119a
May 15, 2018 amend and recommit to environmental conservation
Jan 03, 2018 referred to environmental conservation
Jan 04, 2017 referred to environmental conservation

S119 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A265
Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3-0315, En Con L; amd §§206 & 1100, add §1111, Pub Health L; add §468, RP L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A4557
2011-2012: A667
2013-2014: A1040
2015-2016: S7297, A2295
2019-2020: S1854, A1103

S119 - Summary

Enacts the "private well testing act"; authorizes the department of health to promulgate rules and regulations to establish standards for the testing of drinking water from privately owned wells.

S119 - Sponsor Memo

S119 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   119

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. HOYLMAN, LATIMER -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Environmental
  Conservation

AN  ACT  to  amend the environmental conservation law, the public health
  law and the real property law, in relation to  enacting  the  "private
  well testing act"

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

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
the "private well testing act".
  § 2. Subdivision 1 of section 3-0315 of the environmental conservation
law,  as  added by section 1 of part C of chapter 1 of the laws of 2003,
is amended to read as follows:
  1. The department shall create or modify an existing geographic infor-
mation system, and maintain such system for purposes including, but  not
limited  to,  incorporating information from remedial programs under its
jurisdiction, and shall also incorporate  information  from  the  source
water assessment program collected by the department of health, INFORMA-
TION  COLLECTED  PURSUANT TO SECTION ELEVEN HUNDRED ELEVEN OF THE PUBLIC
HEALTH LAW, data from annual water supply statements  prepared  pursuant
to  section  eleven hundred fifty-one of the public health law, informa-
tion from the database pursuant to title fourteen of article twenty-sev-
en of this chapter, and any  other  existing  data  regarding  soil  and
groundwater  contamination currently gathered by the department, as well
as data on contamination that  is  readily  available  from  the  United
States geological survey and other sources determined appropriate by the
department.
  §  3.  Section 206 of the public health law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 31 to read as follows:

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

Co-Sponsors

S119A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A265
Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3-0315, En Con L; amd §§206 & 1100, add §1111, Pub Health L; add §468, RP L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A4557
2011-2012: A667
2013-2014: A1040
2015-2016: S7297, A2295
2019-2020: S1854, A1103

S119A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "private well testing act"; authorizes the department of health to promulgate rules and regulations to establish standards for the testing of drinking water from privately owned wells.

S119A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S119A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 119--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation
  -- recommitted to  the  Committee  on  Environmental  Conservation  in
  accordance  with  Senate  Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN  ACT  to  amend the environmental conservation law, the public health
  law and the real property law, in relation to  enacting  the  "private
  well testing act"

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

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
the "private well testing act".
  § 2. Subdivision 1 of section 3-0315 of the environmental conservation
law,  as  amended  by  section 12 of part T of chapter 57 of the laws of
2017, is amended to read as follows:
  1. The department in conjunction with the commissioner of health shall
create and maintain a geographic information system, and associated data
storage and analytical systems for purposes of collecting, streamlining,
and visualizing integrated  data,  permits,  and  relevant  sites  about
drinking  water  quality  including,  but  not limited to, incorporating
supply well and monitoring well data, emerging contaminant  data,  water
quality  monitoring  data,  pertinent data from remediation and landfill
sites, permitted discharge locations and other  potential  contamination
risks  to water supplies. Such system shall also incorporate information
from the source water assessment program collected by the department  of
health,  INFORMATION COLLECTED PURSUANT TO SECTION ELEVEN HUNDRED ELEVEN
OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW,  data  from  annual  water  supply  statements
prepared  pursuant  to  section  eleven  hundred fifty-one of the public
health law, information from the database pursuant to title fourteen  of

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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