senate Bill S6676

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to airport noise studies

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 28, 2020 committed to rules
Jan 27, 2020 advanced to third reading
Jan 23, 2020 2nd report cal.
Jan 22, 2020 1st report cal.266
Jan 08, 2020 referred to health
Aug 28, 2019 referred to rules

Votes

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Jan 22, 2020 - Health committee Vote

S6676
11
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committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Health Committee Vote: Jan 22, 2020

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S6676 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3063
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 13 Title 14 §§1389-hh - 1389-jj, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A11277
2021-2022: S934, A3313

S6676 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to establishing a uniform metric for measuring noise impacts that will be used by airports for the purpose of noise exposure maps and noise compatibility programs.

S6676 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6676 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6676
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              August 28, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  KAPLAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law,  in  relation  to  airport  noise
   studies
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. Article 13 of the public health law is amended by adding  a
 new title 14 to read as follows:
                                 TITLE XIV
                           AIRPORT NOISE STUDIES
 SECTION 1389-HH. LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS AND PURPOSES.
         1389-II. DEFINITIONS.
         1389-JJ. AIRPORT NOISE STUDIES.
   § 1389-HH. LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS AND PURPOSES. 1. THE LEGISLATURE HERE-
 BY FINDS, DETERMINES, AND DECLARES THAT NOISE POLLUTION CAUSES A VARIETY
 OF  ADVERSE  HUMAN  HEALTH  IMPACTS,  MANY OF WHICH ARE RELATED TO NOISE
 INDUCED  STRESS  INCLUDING  HEARING  LOSS,  HYPERTENSION,   TACHYCARDIA,
 INCREASED CORTISOL RELEASE, SLEEP DISRUPTION, AND COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT.
   2. THE LEGISLATURE FURTHER FINDS AND RECOGNIZES THAT THE FEDERAL ENVI-
 RONMENTAL  PROTECTION  AGENCY  AND  THE  WORLD  HEALTH ORGANIZATION HAVE
 RECOMMENDED A FIFTY-FIVE DAY-NIGHT AVERAGE SOUND LEVEL (DNL) NOISE EXPO-
 SURE LEVEL TO PROTECT THE PUBLIC FROM ADVERSE HUMAN HEALTH IMPACTS.
   3. THE LEGISLATURE FURTHER  FINDS  AND  RECOGNIZES  THAT  THE  FEDERAL
 AVIATION  ADMINISTRATION  ACCEPTS  AS  A  METRIC  FOR  DETERMINING NOISE
 IMPACTS THE COMMUNITY NOISE EQUIVALENT LEVEL (CNEL).
   4. THE LEGISLATURE FURTHER FINDS THAT THE COMMUNITY  NOISE  EQUIVALENT
 LEVEL  (CNEL)  INCLUDES  A  PENALTY  FOR  INCREASED SENSITIVITY TO NOISE
 OCCURRING DURING EVENING HOURS  WHICH  ARE  SET  ASIDE  FOR  FAMILY  AND
 STUDENT STUDY TIME.
   5. FOR THESE PURPOSES, THERE SHALL BE ESTABLISHED A UNIFORM METRIC FOR
 MEASURING  NOISE IMPACTS THAT WILL BE USED BY AIRPORTS IN NEW YORK STATE
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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