senate Bill S2270

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Creates the "Finger Lakes community preservation act"

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Current Bill Status Via A5029 - Signed by Governor


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 24, 2019 signed chap.32
delivered to governor
Mar 20, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.169
substituted for s2270a
Mar 20, 2019 substituted by a5029a
Mar 04, 2019 advanced to third reading
Feb 28, 2019 2nd report cal.
amended (t) 2270a
Feb 27, 2019 1st report cal.169
Jan 23, 2019 referred to energy and telecommunications

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Feb 27, 2019 - Energy and Telecommunications committee Vote

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Energy and Telecommunications Committee Vote: Feb 27, 2019

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S2270 - Details

Law Section:
Public Services
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S8109

S2270 - Summary

Creates the "Finger Lakes community preservation act"; prohibits the siting of newly constructed incineration facilities in the Finger Lakes region.

S2270 - Sponsor Memo

S2270 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2270

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 23, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. MAY, HELMING -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Energy and Telecommu-
  nications

AN ACT in relation to creating the "Finger Lakes community act of 2019"

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

  Section 1. Legislative intent. It is the intent of this Legislature to
protect  the  Finger Lakes region from the adverse effects of the siting
of newly constructed incineration facilities, including but not  limited
to:  air  and  ash pollution, the additional traffic on the public roads
and damage to local tourism, winery and agriculture industries  as  well
as the lakes and farmland throughout the area. In an area where three of
the  largest landfills in New York State are located, over three million
tons of trash per year are imported into the Finger Lakes and the  cumu-
lative  impact of adding more imported waste for incineration would have
an extremely negative effect on the public  health  and  safety  of  the
community,  the  local businesses and the lakes. The Finger Lakes region
is a thriving agriculture-tourism region in  the  state  serving  as  an
economic  engine  with  over  one  billion  dollars  ($1,000,000,000) of
investment in the region and has created over 25,000 jobs.
  The Legislature hereby determines that the public interest requires  a
prohibition  on  the siting of newly constructed incineration facilities
in the Finger Lakes region.
  § 2. Short title. This act shall be known and  may  be  cited  as  the
"Finger Lakes community preservation act of 2019".
  §  3.  Definitions.  For the purposes of this act, the following terms
shall have the following meanings:
  a. "Incineration facility" shall mean a facility which generates elec-
tricity from the combustion, gasification or pyrolysis of solid waste or
from fuel from solid waste, provided that such term  shall  not  include

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04980-01-9

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S2270A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Public Services
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S8109

S2270A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates the "Finger Lakes community preservation act"; prohibits the siting of newly constructed incineration facilities in the Finger Lakes region.

S2270A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2270A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2270--A
    Cal. No. 169

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 23, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. MAY, HELMING, FUNKE, HOYLMAN, O'MARA -- read twice
  and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
  on Energy and  Telecommunications  --  reported  favorably  from  said
  committee,  ordered  to first report, amended on first report, ordered
  to a second report and ordered reprinted, retaining its place  in  the
  order of second report

AN  ACT in relation to creating the "Finger Lakes community preservation
  act"

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

  Section 1. Legislative intent. It is the intent of this Legislature to
protect  the  Finger Lakes region from the adverse effects of the siting
of newly constructed incineration facilities, including but not  limited
to:  air  and  ash pollution, the additional traffic on the public roads
and damage to local tourism, winery and agriculture industries  as  well
as the lakes and farmland throughout the area. In an area where three of
the  largest landfills in New York State are located, over three million
tons of trash per year are imported into the Finger Lakes and the  cumu-
lative  impact of adding more imported waste for incineration would have
an extremely negative effect on the public  health  and  safety  of  the
community,  the  local businesses and the lakes. The Finger Lakes region
is a thriving agriculture-tourism region in  the  state  serving  as  an
economic  engine  with  over  one  billion  dollars  ($1,000,000,000) of
investment in the region and has created over 25,000 jobs.
  The Legislature hereby determines that the public interest requires  a
prohibition  on  the siting of newly constructed incineration facilities
in the Finger Lakes region.
  § 2. Short title. This act shall be known and  may  be  cited  as  the
"Finger Lakes community preservation act".
  §  3.  Definitions.  For the purposes of this act, the following terms
shall have the following meanings:

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

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