senate Bill S4165A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the filling of borrow pits in Jamaica Bay

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Current Bill Status Via A5767 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 14, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.819
substituted for s4165a
Jun 14, 2019 substituted by a5767a
Jun 11, 2019 amended on third reading (t) 4165a
Jun 11, 2019 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
Jun 10, 2019 returned to senate
recalled from assembly
May 22, 2019 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 21, 2019 ordered to third reading cal.819
committee discharged and committed to rules
Mar 04, 2019 referred to environmental conservation

Votes

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May 21, 2019 - Rules committee Vote

S4165
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committee
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S4165 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5767
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §15-0505, En Con L; amd §3, Chap 288 of 2014

S4165 - Summary

Relates to the filling of borrow pits in Jamaica Bay.

S4165 - Sponsor Memo

S4165 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4165

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 4, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. ADDABBO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed 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

S4165A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5767
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §15-0505, En Con L; amd §3, Chap 288 of 2014

S4165A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the filling of borrow pits in Jamaica Bay.

S4165A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4165A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 4165--A
    Cal. No. 819

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 4, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. ADDABBO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation
  -- committee discharged and said bill committed to  the  Committee  on
  Rules  --  reported  favorably from said committee, ordered to a third
  reading, passed by Senate and delivered  to  the  Assembly,  recalled,
  vote  reconsidered,  restored  to  third  reading, amended and ordered
  reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading

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

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

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