senate Bill S5612A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to protection of certain streams

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2019 ordered to third reading rules cal.536
substituted for a8349
Jun 19, 2019 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1695
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 15, 2019 print number 5612a
Jun 15, 2019 amend and recommit to environmental conservation
May 09, 2019 referred to environmental conservation

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S5612 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8349
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §15-0501, En Con L

S5612 - Summary

Relates to protection of certain streams; adds class C streams to the list of protected streams.

S5612 - Sponsor Memo

S5612 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5612

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. HARCKHAM -- 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  the
  protection of certain streams

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2  of  section  15-0501  of  the  environmental
conservation  law,  as  amended  by  chapter 233 of the laws of 1979, is
amended to read as follows:
  2. For the purposes of this section, stream shall mean that portion of
any fresh surface watercourse, except lakes or ponds  having  a  surface
area  greater  than  ten  acres  at  mean low water level, for which the
department has adopted  or  may  hereafter  adopt  pursuant  to  section
17-030l, any of the following classifications or standards:
  AA and AA (T),
  A and A (T),
  B and B (T),
  C AND C (T),
  D
  Small  ponds  or  lakes with a surface area at mean low water level of
ten acres or less, located in the course of a stream, shall  be  consid-
ered a part of the stream and subject to regulation under this section.
  §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
have become a law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08920-01-9

Co-Sponsors

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S5612A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8349
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §15-0501, En Con L

S5612A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to protection of certain streams; adds class C streams to the list of protected streams.

S5612A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5612A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5612--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  HARCKHAM,  ADDABBO,  BRESLIN, CARLUCCI, GAUGHRAN,
  HOYLMAN, KAVANAGH, KRUEGER, MAY, MAYER, SANDERS,  SEPULVEDA,  SERRANO,
  SKOUFIS  --  read  twice  and  ordered printed, and when printed to be
  committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to the
  protection of certain streams

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  2  of  section  15-0501 of the environmental
conservation law, as amended by chapter 233 of  the  laws  of  1979,  is
amended to read as follows:
  2. For the purposes of this section, stream shall mean that portion of
any  fresh  surface  watercourse, except lakes or ponds having a surface
area greater than ten acres at mean  low  water  level,  for  which  the
department  has  adopted  or  may  hereafter  adopt  pursuant to section
17-030l, any of the following classifications or standards:
  AA and AA (T),
  A and A (T),
  B and B (T),
  C AND C (T)
  Small ponds or lakes with a surface area at mean low  water  level  of
ten  acres  or less, located in the course of a stream, shall be consid-
ered a part of the stream and subject to regulation under this section.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08920-02-9

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