senate Bill S5855

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Directs the department of environmental conservation, with the assistance of the department of transportation, to conduct a study on the impacts of John F. Kennedy international airport and LaGuardia airport

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 06, 2019 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1221
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 15, 2019 referred to environmental conservation

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S5855 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7710
Current Committee:
Assembly Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S6614

S5855 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the department of environmental conservation, with the assistance of the department of transportation, to conduct a study on the environmental and human health impacts of John F. Kennedy international airport and LaGuardia airport.

S5855 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5855 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5855

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 15, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GAUGHRAN -- 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, with  the
  assistance  of the department of transportation, to conduct a study on
  the environmental and human health impacts of John F. Kennedy interna-
  tional airport and LaGuardia airport

  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, with the
assistance of the department of transportation, shall  conduct  a  study
describing  the environmental, noise, and human health impacts caused by
runways, including new runways, and  air  traffic  at  John  F.  Kennedy
international  airport  and LaGuardia airport. In conducting this study,
the department, with the assistance of the department of transportation,
shall monitor actual noise levels experienced in 2020 and 2021 and shall
pay  particular  attention  to  the  impact  of  air  pollution,   noise
pollution,  the  emission  of  gases and fluids by aircraft, and similar
factors on the quality of life, health, and property values  of  persons
who  live  adjacent  to flight paths used by aircraft at John F. Kennedy
international airport and LaGuardia airport. The department shall deliv-
er a written report of its findings to the governor and the  legislature
on or before March 31, 2022.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11688-02-9

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