senate Bill S8053

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the exemptions for railroads and railroad and shipping facilities from the phase-out of creosote

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

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Mar 22, 2018 referred to environmental conservation

S8053 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §27-2513, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S4982, A7005

S8053 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Removes the exemptions for railroads and railroad and shipping facilities from the phase-out of creosote.

S8053 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8053 (ACTIVE) - 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

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


  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:
§ 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

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


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