senate Bill S1886

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes programs to encourage the removal and replacement of single-wall steel home heating oil storage tanks which are leaking or otherwise pose a threat to the environment

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 30, 2019 reported and committed to finance
May 06, 2019 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 17, 2019 referred to environmental conservation

Votes

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May 30, 2019 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

S1886
10
0
committee
10
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Environmental Conservation Committee Vote: May 30, 2019

excused (1)

S1886 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S6475

S1886 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the department of environmental conservation and office of temporary and disability assistance to establish programs to encourage the removal and replacement of single-wall steel home heating oil storage tanks which are leaking or otherwise pose a threat to the environment.

S1886 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1886 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1886

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  O'MARA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation

AN ACT to direct the department of environmental  conservation  and  the
  office of temporary and disability assistance to establish programs to
  encourage  the removal and replacement of single-wall steel home heat-
  ing oil storage tanks which are leaking or otherwise pose a threat  to
  the environment

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

  Section 1. The department of environmental conservation  shall  estab-
lish  a  program to encourage the removal and replacement of single-wall
steel home heating oil storage tanks which are leaking or otherwise pose
a threat to the environment.
  § 2. (a) The commissioner of the department of environmental conserva-
tion shall develop and promulgate regulations which shall  provide  that
single-walled  home  heating oil tanks are phased out of use in New York
state by January 1, 2023.
  (b) After January 1, 2023, home heating oil storage tanks  for  single
family  residences which are removed and replaced shall be replaced only
with double-bottom-wall steel tanks, double-wall steel tanks with  plas-
tic liners, fiberglass tanks of both single and double wall construction
or  with  such  other  storage tanks which are capable of preventing and
containing oil spills,  including  those  having  secondary  containment
capacity equal to or exceeding 110 percent of the primary storage capac-
ity.
  §  3. The commissioner of the department of environmental conservation
shall develop and promulgate regulations which shall provide  that  home
heating  and oil storage tanks for newly constructed single family resi-
dences shall be double-bottom-wall steel tanks, double-wall steel  tanks
with plastic liners, or such other tanks which are capable of preventing
and  containing oil spills, including those having secondary containment

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

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