Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jul 29, 2022||
referred to rules
Senate Bill S9520
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-S9520 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-S9520 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S9520 SPONSOR: MAY TITLE OF BILL: An act in relation to enacting the "New York open water data act" PURPOSE: To bring together the state's water-related agencies to collaborate on creating, operating, and maintaining an integrated water data platform, ensuring that water resources are managed more efficiently and giving water users access to the data they need to make informed decisions SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Sets short title as the New York Open Water Data Act. Section 2: Definitions, including the agencies to be involved in open water data work, including the Water Resources Institute at Cornell, Department of Environmental Conservation, Department of Health's Bureau of Water Supply Protection, Department of Agriculture and Markets, Canal
2021-S9520 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 9520 I N S E N A T E July 29, 2022 ___________ Introduced by Sen. MAY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT in relation to enacting the "New York open water data 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 "New York open water data act". § 2. Definitions. For purposes of this act, the following terms shall have the following meanings: 1. "Agencies" means the: (a) New York water resources institute at Cornell University; (b) New York state department of environmental conservation; (c) New York state department of health's bureau of water supply protection; (d) New York state department of agriculture and markets; (e) New York state canal corporation; and (f) New York city department of environmental protection. 2. "Data and information platform" means software, hardware and tools that collect, organize, integrate, distribute and archive water data that at a minimum: (a) integrate water data managed by state and local entities using consistent and standardized formats; and (b) integrate: (i) state and local government data on streamflow, precipitation, reservoir and irrigation system operations, ground water use and levels, municipal and industrial water use and land uses, but not including data from residential wells; (ii) data on water rights, water diversions and water quality; and (iii) data on fish, aquatic and riparian systems and ecological data. 3. "Water data" means measurements of basic properties relating to the planning and management of water resources, including streamflow, precipitation, ground water, water quality and water use in agriculture, industry and municipal uses and natural systems. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD16172-03-2
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