assembly Bill A6652

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to protection of certain streams

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 13, 2021 advanced to third reading cal.375
May 11, 2021 reported
Mar 23, 2021 referred to ways and means


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A6652 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §15-0501, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A8349, S5612

A6652 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A6652 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
                              March 23, 2021
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ENGLEBRIGHT -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Ways and Means
 AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation  to  the
   protection of certain streams

   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.