Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||
referred to environmental conservation
|Jan 16, 2019||
referred to environmental conservation
Assembly Bill A1741
2019-2020 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2019-A1741 (ACTIVE) - Details
- Current Committee:
- Assembly Environmental Conservation
- Law Section:
- Environmental Conservation Law
- Laws Affected:
- Add Art 23 Title 15 §§23-1501 - 23-1511 & Title 16 §§23-1601 - 23-1607, amd §8-0109, rpld & add §23-0303 sub 2, En Con L
- Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
2019-A1741 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Provides for the regulation of the conducting of hydraulic fracturing; requires producers to disclose the composition of hydraulic fracturing fluids to the department of environmental conservation; provides that producers using hydraulic fracturing are strictly liable for any and all damages arising from such practice; requires all such producers to concede liability
2019-A1741 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1741 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y January 16, 2019 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. ABINANTI -- read once and referred to the Commit- tee on Environmental Conservation AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to regu- lation of the extraction of natural gas by means of hydraulic fractur- ing; and to repeal subdivision 2 of section 23-0303 of such law relat- ing to exclusivity of state authority over mining THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Article 23 of the environmental conservation law is amended by adding two new titles 15 and 16 to read as follows: TITLE 15 DISCLOSURE OF COMPOSITION OF HYDRAULIC FRACTURING FLUIDS SECTION 23-1501. DEFINITIONS. 23-1503. INFORMATION SUBMITTED CONSIDERED PUBLIC; POSTING ON INTERNET WEBSITE. 23-1505. SERVICE COMPANY DISCLOSURES. 23-1507. OPERATOR DISCLOSURES. 23-1509. USE OF SERVICES OF NONCOMPLYING SERVICE COMPANY PROHIBITED. 23-1511. TRADE SECRET PROTECTION. § 23-1501. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS TITLE, UNLESS THE CONTEXT OTHERWISE REQUIRES: 1. "ADDITIVE" MEANS ANY SUBSTANCE OR COMBINATION OF SUBSTANCES FOUND IN A HYDRAULIC FRACTURING FLUID, INCLUDING A PROPPANT, THAT IS ADDED TO A BASE FLUID IN THE CONTEXT OF A HYDRAULIC FRACTURING TREATMENT. 2. "BASE FLUID" MEANS THE BASE FLUID TYPE, SUCH AS WATER OR NITROGEN FOAM, USED IN A PARTICULAR HYDRAULIC FRACTURING TREATMENT. 3. "CHEMICAL ABSTRACTS SERVICE" OR "CAS" MEANS THE CHEMICAL REGISTRY THAT IS THE AUTHORITATIVE COLLECTION OF DISCLOSED CHEMICAL SUBSTANCE INFORMATION. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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