assembly Bill A4242

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Prohibits the lease of state forests, reforestation areas, wildlife management areas and unique areas for the purpose of gas production

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Feb 01, 2021 referred to environmental conservation

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A4242 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §23-1101, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A9408
2013-2014: A6106
2015-2016: A6682
2017-2018: A5021
2019-2020: A4167

A4242 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the lease of state forests, wildlife management areas and unique areas for the purpose of gas production.

A4242 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                   4242
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 1, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ENGLEBRIGHT,  GUNTHER,  ZEBROWSKI, ABINANTI,
   CAHILL, WEPRIN, COLTON, OTIS -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.  GLICK,
   GOTTFRIED,  THIELE -- read once and referred to the Committee on Envi-
   ronmental Conservation
 
 AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
   prohibiting  the lease of state forests, reforestation areas, wildlife
   management areas and unique areas for gas production
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Paragraph  a  of  subdivision 1 of section 23-1101 of the
 environmental conservation law, as amended by chapter 29 of the laws  of
 2019, is amended to read as follows:
   a.  The  exploration, development and production of gas in state-owned
 lands, except state park  lands,  STATE  FORESTS,  REFORESTATION  AREAS,
 WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREAS, UNIQUE AREAS, the marine and coastal district
 as  defined  in section 13-0103 of this chapter, and the lands under the
 waters of Lake Ontario or along its shoreline; and
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD03183-02-1