assembly Bill A4213

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to seaweed cultivation in underwater lands at Gardiner's and Peconic bays

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Jan 05, 2022 referred to environmental conservation
Feb 01, 2021 referred to environmental conservation

A4213 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Assembly Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §13-0302, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A9828, S7729
2019-2020: A10442, S8342

A4213 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Permits seaweed cultivation in underwater lands at Gardiner's and Peconic bays; relates to leases for seaweed cultivation.

A4213 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
     S. 4028                                                  A. 4213
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                       S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y
                             February 1, 2021
 IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. PALUMBO -- read twice and ordered print-
   ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental
 IN  ASSEMBLY  -- Introduced by M. of A. THIELE -- read once and referred
   to the Committee on Environmental Conservation

 AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
   permitting  seaweed  cultivation in underwater lands at Gardiner's and
   Peconic bays
   Section  1.  Section 13-0302 of the environmental conservation law, as
 added by chapter 425 of the laws of 2004, subdivision  10  as  added  by
 chapter 322 of the laws of 2016, is amended to read as follows:
 § 13-0302. Lands underwater of Gardiner's and Peconic bays.
   1.  Underwater  lands ceded to county of Suffolk. All the right, title
 and interest in which the people of the state of New York have in and to
 the lands under water of Gardiner's and Peconic bays in  the  county  of
 Suffolk,  except  underwater  lands within one thousand feet of the high
 water mark is hereby ceded to such county, for the purposes of shellfish
 OR SEAWEED cultivation, to be managed and  controlled  by  such  county,
 provided that such lands shall revert to the state when they shall cease
 to  be  used for shellfish AND SEAWEED cultivation.  For the purposes of
 this section, the term "Gardiner's and  Peconic  bays"  shall  mean  the
 waters  of  Gardiner's  and  Peconic  bays  and  the tributaries thereof
 between the westerly shore of Great Peconic bay  and  an  easterly  line
 running from the most easterly point of Plum island to Goff point at the
 entrance of Napeague harbor.
   2. Ratification. The grant of lands under the waters of Gardiner's and
 Peconic  bays,  by  the  commissioners of shell fisheries, in accordance
 with the provisions of chapter 385 of the  laws  of  1884,  as  amended,

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.