|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 22, 2018||referred to environmental conservation|
senate Bill S8053
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S8053 - Details
S8053 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8053 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to the exemptions for railroads and railroad and railroad shipping facilities from the phase-out of creosote PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL : To phase-out the use, combustion and disposal of creosote in railroads and railroad and railroad shipping facilities SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS : Section 1. Section 27-2513 of the environmental conservation law, as added by Chapter 172 of the laws of 2007, is amended to include railroad and railroad shipping facilities in the phaseout of creosote. Section 2. Provides for an immediate effective date. JUSTIFICATION : Creosote is composed of over 300 chemicals, with the major ingredients known to cause harmful health effects and environmental degradation. It is listed as a hazardous waste by the environmental protection
S8053 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ S. 8053 A. 10163 S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y March 22, 2018 ___________ IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered print- ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. THIELE -- read once and referred to the Committee on Environmental Conservation AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to the exemptions for railroads and railroad and railroad shipping facilities from the phase-out of creosote THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 27-2513 of the environmental conservation law, as added by chapter 172 of the laws of 2007, is amended to read as follows: S 27-2513. Exemptions. Notwithstanding any inconsistent provision of law, this title shall not apply to: 1. [railroads, as defined in subdivisions twenty-four and twenty-nine of section two of the transportation law or within the scope of titles nine and eleven of article five of the public authorities law; 2. the operation and/or maintenance of railroad and railroad shipping facilities, including but not limited to the right of way, tracks, track sidings, team tracks and bridges; 3.] any electric corporation, as defined by subdivision thirteen of section two of the public service law, nor shall it apply to the opera- tion, use, or maintenance of any new or existing utility pole or facili- ties owned or used, in whole or in part, by a telephone corporation, utility company, or cable television company, as defined by subdivisions seventeen and twenty-three of section two and subdivision one of section two hundred twelve of the public service law, respectively; [4.] 2. the use of one or more utility poles by any person in connection with the suspension or support of power, communications, utility wires, lines or cables and related equipment, antennae, light- ing, signals, electric or electronic devices or similar equipment or apparatus; EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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