assembly Bill A3063

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to airport noise studies

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to health
Jan 28, 2019 referred to health

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A3063 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6676
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 13 Title 14 §§1389-hh - 1389-jj, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A11277
2021-2022: A3313, S934

A3063 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to establishing a uniform metric for measuring noise impacts that will be used by airports for the purpose of noise exposure maps and noise compatibility programs.

A3063 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3063

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 28, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. KIM -- read once and referred to the Committee on
  Health

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  public health law, in relation to airport noise
  studies

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

  Section  1. Article 13 of the public health law is amended by adding a
new title 14 to read as follows:
                                TITLE XIV
                          AIRPORT NOISE STUDIES
SECTION 1389-HH. LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS AND PURPOSES.
        1389-II. DEFINITIONS.
        1389-JJ. AIRPORT NOISE STUDIES.
  § 1389-HH. LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS AND PURPOSES. 1. THE LEGISLATURE HERE-
BY FINDS, DETERMINES, AND DECLARES THAT NOISE POLLUTION CAUSES A VARIETY
OF ADVERSE HUMAN HEALTH IMPACTS, MANY OF  WHICH  ARE  RELATED  TO  NOISE
INDUCED   STRESS  INCLUDING  HEARING  LOSS,  HYPERTENSION,  TACHYCARDIA,
INCREASED CORTISOL RELEASE, SLEEP DISRUPTION, AND COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT.
  2. THE LEGISLATURE FURTHER FINDS AND RECOGNIZES THAT THE FEDERAL ENVI-
RONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY  AND  THE  WORLD  HEALTH  ORGANIZATION  HAVE
RECOMMENDED A FIFTY-FIVE DAY-NIGHT AVERAGE SOUND LEVEL (DNL) NOISE EXPO-
SURE LEVEL TO PROTECT THE PUBLIC FROM ADVERSE HUMAN HEALTH IMPACTS.
  3.  THE  LEGISLATURE  FURTHER  FINDS  AND  RECOGNIZES THAT THE FEDERAL
AVIATION ADMINISTRATION  ACCEPTS  AS  A  METRIC  FOR  DETERMINING  NOISE
IMPACTS THE COMMUNITY NOISE EQUIVALENT LEVEL (CNEL).
  4.  THE  LEGISLATURE FURTHER FINDS THAT THE COMMUNITY NOISE EQUIVALENT
LEVEL (CNEL) INCLUDES A  PENALTY  FOR  INCREASED  SENSITIVITY  TO  NOISE
OCCURRING  DURING  EVENING  HOURS  WHICH  ARE  SET  ASIDE FOR FAMILY AND
STUDENT STUDY TIME.
  5. FOR THESE PURPOSES, THERE SHALL BE ESTABLISHED A UNIFORM METRIC FOR
MEASURING NOISE IMPACTS THAT WILL BE USED BY AIRPORTS IN NEW YORK  STATE

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