senate Bill S1455

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires water works corporations to post water supply statements online

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 27, 2019 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 14, 2019 advanced to third reading
Mar 13, 2019 2nd report cal.
Mar 12, 2019 1st report cal.291
Jan 15, 2019 referred to health

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S1455 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3040
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1152, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S4406, A8503

S1455 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires water works corporations to post water supply statements online if a website exists or make such available to the municipalities' website.

S1455 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1455 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1455

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 15, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. SANDERS, BAILEY, BROOKS, CARLUCCI, COMRIE, MONTGOM-
  ERY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be  commit-
  ted to the Committee on Health

AN  ACT  to  amend the public health law, in relation to requiring water
  works corporations to post water supply statements online

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

  Section  1.  Subdivisions 1 and 3 of section 1152 of the public health
law, subdivision 1 as added by chapter 752  of  the  laws  of  1986  and
subdivision  3 as amended by chapter 62 of the laws of 1998, are amended
to read as follows:
  1. Each water works corporation shall provide a water supply statement
to its customers annually.  The  annual  water  supply  statement  shall
either be mailed to each customer or published in at least one newspaper
of  general  circulation  in  the  area served by the water works corpo-
ration. If the statement is to be published in a  newspaper,  the  water
works  corporation  shall  provide  ample notification by announcing the
publication date and newspaper name either on the customers bill  or  in
the  newspaper  in which the statement shall appear. A limited number of
additional copies, in a quantity to be determined  by  the  water  works
corporation,  shall  be provided to customers upon request. IN ADDITION,
THE STATEMENT MUST BE POSTED ON THE WATER WORKS  CORPORATION'S  WEBSITE,
IF  SUCH  EXISTS,  OR  BE  MADE AVAILABLE TO THE MUNICIPALITY OR MUNICI-
PALITIES IN WHICH THE WATER WORKS CORPORATION SERVICES TO BE  POSTED  ON
SUCH MUNICIPALITIES' WEBSITE, IF SUCH EXISTS.
  3.  The  annual water supply statement shall be mailed [or], published
OR POSTED ONLINE on or before the thirty-first day of May of  each  year
and  shall  apply to data received by the water works corporation during
the preceding calendar year.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it shall have become a law.

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

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