|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 06, 2021||referred to environmental conservation|
senate Bill S48
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S48 (ACTIVE) - Details
S48 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S48 SPONSOR: HOYLMAN TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the environmental conservation law, the public health law and the real property law, in relation to enacting the "private well testing act" PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill mandates the testing of drinking water from private wells upon the transfer of property. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 establishes the Private Well Testing Act. Section 2 amends § 03-0315 of the ECL to include information gathered under the private well testing program in DEC's geographic information system created to track contaminated sites and water segments.
S48 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 48 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 6, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sens. HOYLMAN, COMRIE, KAMINSKY, KRUEGER, SEPULVEDA -- 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, the public health law and the real property law, in relation to enacting the "private well testing act" THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "private well testing act". § 2. Subdivision 1 of section 3-0315 of the environmental conservation law, as amended by section 12 of part T of chapter 57 of the laws of 2017, is amended to read as follows: 1. The department in conjunction with the commissioner of health shall create and maintain a geographic information system, and associated data storage and analytical systems for purposes of collecting, streamlining, and visualizing integrated data, permits, and relevant sites about drinking water quality including, but not limited to, incorporating supply well and monitoring well data, emerging contaminant data, water quality monitoring data, pertinent data from remediation and landfill sites, permitted discharge locations and other potential contamination risks to water supplies. Such system shall also incorporate information from the source water assessment program collected by the department of health, INFORMATION COLLECTED PURSUANT TO SECTION ELEVEN HUNDRED ELEVEN OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW, data from annual water supply statements prepared pursuant to section eleven hundred fifty-one of the public health law, information from the database pursuant to title fourteen of article twenty-seven of this chapter, and any other existing data regarding soil and groundwater contamination currently gathered by the department, as well as data on contamination that is readily available EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
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