senate Bill S7545

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Creates a program to assist lake associations with water quality improvement

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee


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Jan 24, 2020 referred to environmental conservation

S7545 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §15-0519, En Con L

S7545 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates a program to assist lake associations with water quality improvement.

S7545 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7545 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7545

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 24, 2020
                               ___________

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
  creating  a  program  to  assist  lake associations with water quality
  improvement

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

  Section  1.  The environmental conservation law is amended by adding a
new section 15-0519 to read as follows:
§ 15-0519. WATER QUALITY IMPROVEMENT; LAKE ASSOCIATIONS.
  1. SUBJECT TO AN APPROPRIATION FOR SUCH PURPOSE, THE DEPARTMENT SHALL,
IN CONSULTATION WITH THE ENVIRONMENTAL FACILITIES CORPORATION, CREATE  A
PROGRAM  TO ASSIST LAKE ASSOCIATIONS WITH WATER QUALITY IMPROVEMENT. THE
PROGRAM SHALL, AT THE REQUEST OF A LAKE ASSOCIATION:
  A. IDENTIFY ANY WATER QUALITY CONCERNS AT A WATER BODY  MANAGED  BY  A
LAKE ASSOCIATION;
  B.  DETERMINE  THE  MOST  EFFECTIVE WAY TO REMEDIATE ANY WATER QUALITY
CONCERNS; AND
  C. ASSIST WITH DETERMINING BEST  PRACTICES  TO  IMPROVE  AND  MAINTAIN
WATER QUALITY AT LAKE ASSOCIATIONS.
  2. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL ESTABLISH A GRANT PROGRAM TO ASSIST WITH REME-
DIAL ACTIONS TO ADDRESS THE WATER QUALITY AT LAKE ASSOCIATIONS.
  3. THE DEPARTMENT IS AUTHORIZED TO PROMULGATE RULES AND REGULATIONS TO
IMPLEMENT THIS SECTION.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it  shall have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition, amend-
ment, and/or repeal of any rules and regulations necessary to  implement
the  provisions  of  this  act  on its effective date are authorized and
directed to be completed on or before such effective date.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14921-01-0

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