assembly Bill A5767A

Vetoed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the filling of borrow pits in Jamaica Bay

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  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 20, 2019 tabled
vetoed memo.248
Dec 10, 2019 delivered to governor
Jun 14, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.819
substituted for s4165a
Jun 13, 2019 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jun 11, 2019 ordered to third reading rules cal.137
rules report cal.137
reported
Jun 06, 2019 reported referred to rules
Jun 03, 2019 print number 5767a
Jun 03, 2019 amend (t) and recommit to environmental conservation
Feb 19, 2019 referred to environmental conservation

A5767 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4165
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §15-0505, En Con L; amd §3, Chap 288 of 2014

A5767 - Summary

Relates to the filling of borrow pits in Jamaica Bay.

A5767 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5767

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 19, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. PHEFFER AMATO -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Environmental Conservation

AN ACT to amend chapter 288 of the laws of 2014  amending  the  environ-
  mental  conservation  law  relating  to  the filling of borrow pits in
  Jamaica Bay, in relation to making  the  provisions  of  such  chapter
  permanent

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

  Section 1. Section 3 of chapter 288 of the laws of 2014  amending  the
environmental conservation law relating to the filling of borrow pits in
Jamaica  Bay,  as amended by chapter 499 of the laws of 2016, is amended
to read as follows:
  § 3. This act shall take effect immediately [and shall expire  and  be
deemed repealed June 30, 2022].
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09819-01-9

Co-Sponsors

A5767A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4165
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §15-0505, En Con L; amd §3, Chap 288 of 2014

A5767A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the filling of borrow pits in Jamaica Bay.

A5767A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5767--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 19, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. PHEFFER AMATO -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Environmental Conservation -- committee discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation  to  the
  filling of borrow pits in Jamaica Bay; and to amend chapter 288 of the
  laws  of  2014 amending the environmental conservation law relating to
  the filling of borrow pits in Jamaica Bay, in relation to  making  the
  provisions of such chapter permanent

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

  Section 1.  Legislative intent. Due to the increase in vessel size  in
recent  years, New York State waterways such as channels, berthing areas
and harbors are being excavated in a process known as dredging to  main-
tain sufficient depth for safe and efficient vessel operation.
  Dredged  material  is  naturally  accumulated  sediment,  much  of the
dredged material does  contain  some  contaminants  at  varying  concen-
trations.
  Jamaica  Bay  was  dredged to supply soil for a number of construction
projects. This process created borrow pits in the bay. These borrow pits
have been identified as an attractive alternative for the  disposing  of
dredge material.
  §  2.  Subdivisions  1 and 3-a of section 15-0505 of the environmental
conservation law, subdivision 1 as amended by chapter 233 of the laws of
1979 and subdivision 3-a as added by chapter 288 of the  laws  of  2014,
are amended to read as follows:
  1.  No  person, local public corporation or interstate authority shall
excavate or place fill below the mean high water level  in  any  of  the
navigable  waters  of the state, or in marshes, estuaries, tidal marshes
and wetlands that are adjacent to and contiguous at any point to any  of
the  navigable  waters  of the state and that are inundated at mean high

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