assembly Bill A7869A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the stamping of plans by land surveyors and engineers for nitrogen-reducing sewage disposal systems in a county of one million or more

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 07, 2019 print number 7869a
Jun 07, 2019 amend (t) and recommit to higher education
May 28, 2019 referred to higher education

Co-Sponsors

A7869 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6233
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
New York City
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A10438, S8253

A7869 - Summary

Relates to the stamping of plans by land surveyors and engineers for nitrogen-reducing sewage disposal systems in a county of one million or more which draws its primary source of drinking water for a majority of county residents from a designated sole source aquifer.

A7869 - Bill Text download pdf


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

    S. 6233                                                  A. 7869

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                              May 28, 2019
                               ___________

IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Cities

IN  ASSEMBLY  --  Introduced  by M. of A. THIELE, STERN -- read once and
  referred to the Committee on Higher Education

AN ACT in relation to qualifications for the design of a nitrogen-reduc-
  ing sewage disposal system in a county of one million  or  more  which
  draws  its  primary  source of drinking water for a majority of county
  residents from a designated sole source aquifer

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

  Section  1.  Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, the
provisions of this act shall apply to a county with a population of  one
million  or  more which draws its primary source of drinking water for a
majority of county residents from a designated sole source aquifer.
  § 2. Where a nitrogen-reducing sewage disposal system, approved by the
county department of health, is designed by a land surveyor for an indi-
vidual residential lot, said land surveyor shall  constitute  an  exempt
person under section 7208 of the education law. This section shall apply
to  sewage disposal systems where the design flow is less than one thou-
sand gallons per day.
  § 3. Where a nitrogen-reducing sewage disposal system, approved by the
county department of health for replacement or retrofit on an individual
residential lot, is designed by a person who holds a valid license  from
the county to design sewage disposal systems for replacement or retrofit
on an individual residential lot, said person shall constitute an exempt
person under section 7208 of the education law. This section shall apply
to  sewage disposal systems where the design flow is less than one thou-
sand gallons per day.
  § 4. Severability. The provisions of this act shall be  severable  and
if  any  portion  thereof  or the applicability thereof to any person or
circumstances shall be held invalid, the remainder of this act  and  the
application thereof shall not be affected thereby.
  § 5. This act shall take effect immediately.

Co-Sponsors

A7869A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6233
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
New York City
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A10438, S8253

A7869A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the stamping of plans by land surveyors and engineers for nitrogen-reducing sewage disposal systems in a county of one million or more which draws its primary source of drinking water for a majority of county residents from a designated sole source aquifer.

A7869A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

    S. 6233--A                                            A. 7869--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                              May 28, 2019
                               ___________

IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed,  and  when  printed  to be committed to the Committee on Cities --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

IN  ASSEMBLY  --  Introduced  by M. of A. THIELE, STERN -- read once and
  referred to the Committee on Higher Education -- committee discharged,
  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended  and  recommitted  to  said
  committee

AN  ACT in relation to the stamping of plans by land surveyors and engi-
  neers for nitrogen-reducing sewage disposal systems in a county of one
  million or more which draws its primary source of drinking water for a
  majority of county residents from a designated sole source aquifer

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

  Section  1. Notwithstanding any provision of article 145 of the educa-
tion law, the public health law, or any other law to the contrary,  this
act  shall  apply  to  a county with a population of one million or more
which draws its primary source of drinking water for a majority of coun-
ty residents from a designated sole source aquifer.
  § 2. In the case of nitrogen-reducing sewage disposal systems  includ-
ing associated leaching structures, which are pre-engineered and pre-ma-
nufactured  and  have  been approved for use by the county department of
health, nothing shall prohibit a land surveyor or engineer from stamping
with their seal the plans for the location of such systems  on  residen-
tial  lots  for an application to the county department of health.  This
section shall only apply to plans for the  upgrade  of  existing  sewage
disposal systems and cesspools where design flow is one thousand gallons
or less.
  §  3.    Severability.  If any clause, sentence, paragraph, section or
part of this act shall be adjudged by any court of  competent  jurisdic-

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

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