assembly Bill A7774B

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Authorizes certain community composting operations to use parklands without violating alienation laws or restrictions

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Jun 07, 2021 print number 7774b
Jun 07, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to environmental conservation
May 21, 2021 print number 7774a
May 21, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to environmental conservation
referred to environmental conservation

A7774 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6282
Current Committee:
Assembly Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §27-0111, En Con L

A7774 - Summary

Authorizes community composting operations registered with the department of environmental conservation but not requiring a permit from such department to use parklands without violating alienation laws or restrictions.

A7774 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7774
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               May 21, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. EPSTEIN -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Environmental Conservation
 
 AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
   requiring  local  solid  waste  management  plans  to allow composting
   facilities to operate in public recreational areas located in  a  city
   with a population of one million or more
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subparagraphs (vi) and (vii) of paragraph (b)  of  subdivi-
 sion  1  of  section  27-0107  of the environmental conservation law, as
 added by chapter 70 of the laws of 1988, are amended and a new  subpara-
 graph (viii) is added to read as follows:
   (vi) describe the participation in the preparation of the plan of each
 municipality which has chosen to participate in such preparation; [and]
   (vii)  describe  (A) measures undertaken by the municipalities partic-
 ipating in the planning unit  to  secure  participation  of  neighboring
 jurisdictions, (B) the limitations, if any, imposed by the proposed plan
 on  solid  waste  management  alternatives available to such neighboring
 jurisdictions, and (C) alternatives which would be available if a  local
 solid  waste management plan including such jurisdictions were prepared.
 Specific written suggestions  received  from  neighboring  jurisdictions
 shall be summarized and reflected in the plan; AND
   (VIII)  IN A CITY WITH A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE, A PLAN FOR
 ALLOWING COMPOSTING FACILITIES FOR THE PURPOSE OF  COMMUNITY  COMPOSTING
 REGISTERED  WITH  THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION TO ENGAGE
 IN THE COMPOSTING OF WASTE IN PUBLIC RECREATIONAL AREAS SUCH  AS  PARKS,
 ZOOS  AND  BOTANICAL GARDENS LOCATED WITHIN SUCH CITIES. SUCH PLAN SHALL
 ALLOW SUCH COMPOSTING FACILITIES TO OPERATE IN SUCH PUBLIC  RECREATIONAL
 AREAS  WITHOUT VIOLATING ANY LAWS OR RESTRICTIONS RELATING TO THE ALIEN-
 ATION OF PARKLANDS.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

A7774A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6282
Current Committee:
Assembly Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §27-0111, En Con L

A7774A - Summary

Authorizes community composting operations registered with the department of environmental conservation but not requiring a permit from such department to use parklands without violating alienation laws or restrictions.

A7774A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  7774--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               May 21, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. EPSTEIN -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee  on  Environmental  Conservation  --  committee  discharged,  bill
   amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
   tee
 
 AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
   authorizing  certain  community composting operations in a city with a
   population of one million or more to use parklands  without  violating
   alienation laws or restrictions
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The environmental conservation law is amended by  adding  a
 new section 27-0111 to read as follows:
 § 27-0111. COMPOST FACILITIES IN CITIES WITH A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION
              OR MORE.
   IN  CITIES  WITH  A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE, COMMUNITY SCALE
 COMPOST OPERATIONS REQUIRING REGISTRATION WITH, BUT NOT A  PERMIT  FROM,
 THE  DEPARTMENT  SHALL  BE PERMITTED TO OPERATE IN PARKLANDS WITHIN SUCH
 CITIES AND SHALL NOT BE IN VIOLATION OF ANY LAWS OR RESTRICTIONS  RELAT-
 ING TO THE ALIENATION OF SUCH PARKLANDS.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10885-04-1


Co-Sponsors

A7774B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6282
Current Committee:
Assembly Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §27-0111, En Con L

A7774B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes community composting operations registered with the department of environmental conservation but not requiring a permit from such department to use parklands without violating alienation laws or restrictions.

A7774B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  7774--B
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               May 21, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  EPSTEIN,  BURDICK, WILLIAMS -- read once and
   referred to the Committee on Environmental Conservation  --  committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to  said  committee  -- again reported from said committee with amend-
   ments, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

 AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
   authorizing  certain  community composting operations to use parklands
   without violating alienation laws or restrictions
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The environmental conservation law is amended by adding a
 new section 27-0111 to read as follows:
 § 27-0111. COMMUNITY SCALE COMPOST FACILITIES ON PARKLANDS.
   COMMUNITY SCALE COMPOST OPERATIONS REGISTERED WITH THE DEPARTMENT, BUT
 NOT REQUIRING A PERMIT FROM THE DEPARTMENT, AND APPROVED BY ANY  COUNTY,
 CITY,  TOWN,  OR VILLAGE FOR OPERATION ON PARKLAND OWNED BY SUCH COUNTY,
 CITY, TOWN, OR VILLAGE, DOES NOT CONSTITUTE AN ALIENATION  OF  PARKLAND,
 AND  SHALL  NOT  REQUIRE THE EXPRESS AUTHORITY OF AN ACT OF THE LEGISLA-
 TURE.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10885-12-1