senate Bill S181

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Identifies the criteria the commissioner of environmental conservation should consider in publishing a list of high local environmental impact zones

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Current Bill Status Via A1779 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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Actions

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 30, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.74
substituted for s181
Apr 30, 2019 substituted by a1779
Feb 04, 2019 advanced to third reading
Jan 29, 2019 2nd report cal.
Jan 28, 2019 1st report cal.74
Jan 09, 2019 referred to environmental conservation

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Jan 28, 2019 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

S181
8
2
committee
8
Aye
2
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Environmental Conservation Committee Vote: Jan 28, 2019

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aye wr (1)

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S181 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1779
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3-0308, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S1330, A8489
2011-2012: S2703, A611
2013-2014: S931, A3729
2015-2016: S959, A3382
2017-2018: S3199, A1862

S181 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Identifies the criteria the commissioner of environmental conservation should consider in publishing a list of high local environmental impact zones; provides that high local environmental impact zones are areas most adversely affected by existing environmental hazards.

S181 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S181 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   181

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. SERRANO, ADDABBO, BAILEY, CARLUCCI, HOYLMAN, KRUEG-
  ER, PARKER, SANDERS, SAVINO, SEPULVEDA, STAVISKY  --  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  high
  local environmental impact communities

  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 3-0308 to read as follows:
§ 3-0308. IDENTIFICATION OF HIGH LOCAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ZONES.
  1. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PUBLISH A BIENNIAL LIST OF "HIGH LOCAL ENVI-
RONMENTAL  IMPACT  ZONES", WHICH SHALL IDENTIFY THOSE AREAS OF THE STATE
WHICH ARE MOST ADVERSELY AFFECTED  BY  EXISTING  ENVIRONMENTAL  HAZARDS.
SUCH  LIST  SHALL  IDENTIFY  HIGH LOCAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ZONES IN AS
SPECIFIC DETAIL AS IS PRACTICABLE, AND  SHALL  IDENTIFY  SUCH  ZONES  BY
CENSUS  TRACT,  CENSUS  BLOCK GROUP OR NINE DIGIT ZIP CODE TO THE EXTENT
POSSIBLE, AND SHALL AT A MINIMUM INCLUDE ZONES EXISTING IN WHOLE  OR  IN
PART  IN  NO  FEWER THAN FIVE PERCENT OF THE FIVE-DIGIT ZIP CODES IN THE
STATE. IN COMPILING SUCH LIST, THE COMMISSIONER  SHALL  CONSIDER,  AT  A
MINIMUM,  EACH  OF  THE  FOLLOWING FACTORS, AS WELL AS ANY OTHER FACTORS
THAT THE COMMISSIONER DEEMS RELEVANT TO A DETERMINATION OF THE  RELATIVE
ADVERSE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ON LOCAL COMMUNITIES:
  A.  THE  QUANTITIES  OF  TOXIC  CHEMICALS  RELEASED WITHIN THE AREA AS
REPORTED IN THE TOXICS RELEASE INVENTORY COMPILED PURSUANT TO THE FEDER-
AL EMERGENCY PLANNING AND COMMUNITY  RIGHT-TO-KNOW  ACT  (42  U.S.C.  §§
11001 ET SEQ.);
  B. THE QUANTITIES OF EMISSIONS, DISCHARGES AND STORED WASTE AUTHORIZED
AT FACILITIES LOCATED IN THE AREA BY PERMITS ISSUED PURSUANT TO ARTICLES
17, 19, 27, 29 AND 40 OF THIS CHAPTER;

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

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