senate Bill S48

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Enacts the "private well testing act"

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee


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Jan 06, 2021 referred to environmental conservation

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S48 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3-0315, En Con L; amd §§206 & 1100, add §1111, Pub Health L; add §468, RP L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S7297
2017-2018: S119
2019-2020: S1854

S48 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "private well testing act"; authorizes the department of health to promulgate rules and regulations to establish standards for the testing of drinking water from privately owned wells.

S48 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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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