senate Bill S554

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing the safe water infrastructure action program

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee


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Jan 09, 2019 referred to environmental conservation

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S554 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A424
Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3-0321, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S7551
2017-2018: S3292, A3907

S554 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the safe water and infrastructure action program for the purpose of making payments toward the replacement and rehabilitation of existing local municipally-owned and funded drinking water, storm water and sanitary sewer systems; applies to any county, city, town or village drinking water system, storm water system or sanitary sewer system within the state that is not under the maintenance and/or operational jurisdiction of the state nor any private entity.

S554 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S554 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   554

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. TEDISCO, AKSHAR, BAILEY, BOYLE, CARLUCCI, GALLIVAN,
  HELMING, O'MARA, RANZENHOFER,  RITCHIE,  ROBACH,  SANDERS,  SEPULVEDA,
  YOUNG  --  read  twice  and  ordered  printed,  and when printed to be
  committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation

AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
  establishing  the  safe  water  infrastructure  action program for the
  purpose of making payments toward the replacement  and  rehabilitation
  of  existing  local municipally-owned and funded drinking water, storm
  water and sanitary sewer systems

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

  Section  1.  The environmental conservation law is amended by adding a
new section 3-0321 to read as follows:
§ 3-0321. SAFE WATER AND INFRASTRUCTURE ACTION PROGRAM.
  1. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISIONS OF THIS CHAPTER OR  ANY  OTHER
LAW AND SUBJECT TO AN APPROPRIATION MADE THEREFOR AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH
THE  PROVISIONS  OF  THIS  SECTION  AND  WITH  THE RULES AND REGULATIONS
PROMULGATED BY THE COMMISSIONER IN CONNECTION THEREWITH,  ON  AND  AFTER
THE  FIRST  DAY  OF  APRIL,  TWO  THOUSAND  TWENTY, A CONSOLIDATED LOCAL
INFRASTRUCTURE PROGRAM IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED FOR THE PURPOSE  OF  MAKING
PAYMENTS  TOWARD  THE  REPLACEMENT  AND REHABILITATION OF EXISTING LOCAL
MUNICIPALLY-OWNED AND FUNDED DRINKING WATER, STORM  WATER  AND  SANITARY
SEWER SYSTEMS. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, SUCH PROGRAM SHALL APPLY TO
ANY  COUNTY,  CITY,  TOWN  OR VILLAGE DRINKING WATER SYSTEM, STORM WATER
SYSTEM OR SANITARY SEWER SYSTEM WITHIN THE STATE THAT IS NOT  UNDER  THE
MAINTENANCE AND/OR OPERATIONAL JURISDICTION OF THE STATE NOR ANY PRIVATE
ENTITY.  THE COMMISSIONER, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE ENVIRONMENTAL FACILI-
TIES CORPORATION, SHALL PROMULGATE ALL NECESSARY RULES  AND  REGULATIONS
TO  CARRY OUT THE PROGRAM SO THAT AN EQUITABLE DISTRIBUTION OF AID SHALL
BE MADE FOR THE GENERAL OPERATION  AND/OR  GENERAL  MAINTENANCE  OF  ANY

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

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