senate Bill S4162

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to protection of certain streams

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee


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Feb 02, 2021 referred to environmental conservation

S4162 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §15-0501, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S5612

S4162 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to protection of certain streams; adds class C streams to the list of protected streams.

S4162 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4162 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4162
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 2, 2021
                                ___________
 
 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  the
   protection of certain streams
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 2  of  section  15-0501  of  the  environmental
 conservation  law,  as  amended  by  chapter 233 of the laws of 1979, is
 amended to read as follows:
   2. For the purposes of this section, stream shall mean that portion of
 any fresh surface watercourse, except lakes or ponds  having  a  surface
 area  greater  than  ten  acres  at  mean low water level, for which the
 department has adopted  or  may  hereafter  adopt  pursuant  to  section
 17-030l, any of the following classifications or standards:
   AA and AA (T),
   A and A (T),
   B and B (T),
   C AND C (T)
   Small  ponds  or  lakes with a surface area at mean low water level of
 ten acres or less, located in the course of a stream, shall  be  consid-
 ered a part of the stream and subject to regulation under this section.
   §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
 have become a law.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD03868-01-1


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