assembly Bill A8399

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes a moratorium on the building or placing of any permanent or semi-permanent wind turbine in the waters of Lake Ontario located within the state

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May 09, 2022 held for consideration in environmental conservation
Jan 05, 2022 referred to environmental conservation
Oct 20, 2021 referred to environmental conservation

A8399 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §13-0107, En Con L

A8399 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a moratorium on the building or placing of any permanent or semi-permanent wind turbine in the waters of Lake Ontario located within the state and within the jurisdiction and control of the state.

A8399 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8399
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             October 20, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. JENSEN -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Environmental Conservation
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  environmental  conservation law, in relation to
   establishing a moratorium on the building or placing of any  permanent
   or  semi-permanent  wind turbine in the waters of Lake Ontario located
   within the state

   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 13-0107 to read as follows:
 § 13-0107. MORATORIUM ON BUILDING OR PLACING WIND TURBINES IN THE WATERS
              OF LAKE ONTARIO.
   1. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF LAW  TO  THE  CONTRARY,  THERE  IS
 HEREBY  ESTABLISHED A MORATORIUM, FOR AN INDEFINITE PERIOD OF TIME, UPON
 THE BUILDING OR PLACING OF ANY PERMANENT OR SEMI-PERMANENT WIND  TURBINE
 IN  THE  WATERS  OF LAKE ONTARIO LOCATED WITHIN THE STATE AND WITHIN THE
 JURISDICTION AND CONTROL OF THE STATE.
   2. THIS SECTION SHALL BE SUBJECT TO ANY APPLICABLE PROVISIONS  OF  THE
 STATE  ENVIRONMENTAL  QUALITY  REVIEW  ACT,  ARTICLE  TEN  OF THE PUBLIC
 SERVICE LAW, AND ANY LOCAL ZONING OR PERMITTING LAWS OR ORDINANCES.
   3. SUCH MORATORIUM SHALL NOT BE LIFTED WITHOUT  THE  CONSENT  OF  BOTH
 HOUSES OF THE LEGISLATURE BY A MAJORITY VOTE IN EACH HOUSE. THE LEGISLA-
 TURE MAY REQUIRE ANY ADDITIONAL DATA OR INFORMATION THAT IT DEEMS NECES-
 SARY TO MAKE A DECISION IF SUCH MORATORIUM SHALL BE LIFTED.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD13191-01-1