senate Bill S5197B

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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Current Bill Status Via A6825 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 21, 2017 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.2210
substituted for s5197b
Jun 21, 2017 substituted by a6825a
ordered to third reading cal.2210
Jun 08, 2017 print number 5197b
amend (t) and recommit to rules
Jun 07, 2017 reported and committed to rules
May 31, 2017 print number 5197a
amend (t) and recommit to environmental conservation
Mar 13, 2017 referred to environmental conservation

Votes

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Jun 21, 2017 - Rules committee Vote

S5197B
22
0
committee
22
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 7, 2017 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

S5197A
9
0
committee
9
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Jun 7, 2017

aye wr (3)
excused (1)

Co-Sponsors

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S5197 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6825A
Law Section:
Navigation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §70-a, Nav L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A6825A

S5197 - Summary

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

S5197 - Sponsor Memo

S5197 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5197

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 13, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. SERINO, AMEDORE, CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Environ-
  mental 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

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

Co-Sponsors

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S5197A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6825A
Law Section:
Navigation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §70-a, Nav L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A6825A

S5197A - Summary

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

S5197A - Sponsor Memo

S5197A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5197--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 13, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. SERINO, ALCANTARA, AMEDORE, AVELLA, CARLUCCI, KRUEG-
  ER,  LATIMER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be
  committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

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

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

  Section 1. Subdivision  2  of  section  3-0301  of  the  environmental
conservation  law  is  amended  by  adding a new paragraph dd to read as
follows:
  DD. CONSULT WITH THE UNITED STATES COAST GUARD, THE BOARD  OF  COMMIS-
SIONERS  OF PILOTS, THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE, THE OFFICE OF PARKS, RECRE-
ATION AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION, THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE  PETROLEUM-BEAR-
ING VESSEL ADVISORY COMMISSION, AT LEAST ONE LICENSED HUDSON RIVER PILOT
AND  APPROPRIATE  OFFICIALS OF ANY STATE OR COUNTRY, TO ESTABLISH STAND-
ARDS FOR THE PURPOSE OF CARRYING OUT THE PROVISIONS OF SECTIONS  SEVENTY
AND  SEVENTY-A OF THE NAVIGATION LAW.  THE COMMISSIONER IS AUTHORIZED TO
PROMULGATE ANY RULES, REGULATIONS OR PROCEDURES WHICH MAY BE  NECESSARY,
CONVENIENT, OR DESIRABLE TO IMPLEMENT THE PROVISIONS OF SUCH SECTIONS OF
LAW.
  S  2.  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, THE OFFICE OF
PARKS, RECREATION AND  HISTORIC  PRESERVATION,  AT  LEAST  ONE  LICENSED

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10512-12-7

Co-Sponsors

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S5197B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6825A
Law Section:
Navigation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §70-a, Nav L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A6825A

S5197B (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S5197B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5197B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5197--B

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 13, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. SERINO, ALCANTARA, AMEDORE, AVELLA, CARLUCCI, HAMIL-
  TON,  KRUEGER,  LATIMER,  STEWART-COUSINS  --  read  twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Environ-
  mental Conservation -- committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted  as  amended  and  recommitted to said committee -- reported
  favorably from said committee and committed to the Committee on  Rules
  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
  and recommitted 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.
                                                           LBD10512-13-7

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