|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 01, 2021||referred to environmental conservation|
senate Bill S4028
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S4028 (ACTIVE) - Details
S4028 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S4028 SPONSOR: PALUMBO TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to permitting seaweed cultivation in underwater lands at Gardiner's and Peconic bays PURPOSE: Relates to seaweed cultivation in underwater lands at Gardiner's Bay and Peconic Bays. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends section 13-0302 of the environmental conservation law to authorize Suffolk Country to allow the underwater lands at Gardiner's and Peconic Bays within the shellfish cultivation zone to be used for shellfish and seaweed cultivation.
S4028 (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 Conservation 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 THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: 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.
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