senate Bill S4371B

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to emissions of toxic air contaminants and the community benefit fund

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 24, 2021 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 22, 2021 advanced to third reading
Feb 10, 2021 2nd report cal.
Feb 09, 2021 1st report cal.340
Feb 04, 2021 print number 4371b
Feb 04, 2021 amend and recommit to environmental conservation
print number 4371a
Feb 04, 2021 amend and recommit to environmental conservation
Feb 03, 2021 referred to environmental conservation

Votes

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Feb 9, 2021 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

S4371A
8
2
committee
8
Aye
2
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Feb 9, 2021

nay (2)
aye wr (1)

S4371 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6150
Current Committee:
Assembly Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §19-0329, En Con L; add §97-ccc, St Fin L

S4371 - Summary

Directs the department of environmental conservation to promulgate air quality standards for emissions of certain toxic air contaminants; establishes the community benefit fund.

S4371 - Sponsor Memo

S4371 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4371
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 3, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  BIAGGI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation
 
 AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to emis-
   sions of toxic air contaminants; and to amend the state  finance  law,
   in relation to establishing the community benefit fund

   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 19-0329 to read as follows:
 § 19-0329. AIR QUALITY STANDARDS FOR TOXIC AIR CONTAMINANTS.
   1.  DEFINITIONS.  FOR  PURPOSES  OF  THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS
 SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   A. "ADJACENT TO" SHALL MEAN WITHIN A RADIUS OF ONE MILE.
   B. "ECONOMICALLY DISTRESSED AREA" SHALL MEAN AN AREA CHARACTERIZED  BY
 A POVERTY RATE OF AT LEAST TWENTY PERCENT; OR AN UNEMPLOYMENT RATE OF AT
 LEAST  ONE  HUNDRED  TWENTY-FIVE  PERCENT  OF THE STATEWIDE UNEMPLOYMENT
 RATE.
   C. "ETHNIC GROUP" SHALL MEAN THOSE GROUPS IDENTIFIED IN THE DEFINITION
 OF MINORITY GROUP MEMBER IN SUBDIVISION EIGHT OF SECTION  THREE  HUNDRED
 TEN OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW.
   D.  "ENVIRONMENTAL  JUSTICE  COMMUNITY"  SHALL  MEAN  AN  ECONOMICALLY
 DISTRESSED OR MINORITY COMMUNITY AND INCLUDES, BUT IS  NOT  LIMITED  TO,
 ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE AREAS IDENTIFIED BY THE DEPARTMENT.
   E. "FENCELINE" SHALL MEAN THE PROPERTY BOUNDARY OF A MAJOR SOURCE.
   F. "MAJOR SOURCE" SHALL MEAN AN AIR CONTAMINATION SOURCE THAT EMITS OR
 HAS  THE  POTENTIAL  TO EMIT FIVE POUNDS PER YEAR OR MORE OF A TOXIC AIR
 CONTAMINANT.
   G. "MINORITY COMMUNITY" SHALL MEAN ANY CENSUS TRACT, CENSUS  BLOCK  OR
 CENSUS  BLOCK  GROUP  THAT  INCLUDES  TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT OR MORE OF ANY
 ETHNIC GROUP.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD08074-01-1

S4371A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6150
Current Committee:
Assembly Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §19-0329, En Con L; add §97-ccc, St Fin L

S4371A - Summary

Directs the department of environmental conservation to promulgate air quality standards for emissions of certain toxic air contaminants; establishes the community benefit fund.

S4371A - Sponsor Memo

S4371A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  4371--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 3, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  BIAGGI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation
   -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted  as  amended
   and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to emis-
   sions  of  toxic air contaminants; and to amend the state finance law,
   in relation to establishing the community benefit fund
 
   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 19-0329 to read as follows:
 § 19-0329. AIR QUALITY STANDARDS FOR TOXIC AIR CONTAMINANTS.
   1. DEFINITIONS. FOR PURPOSES OF  THIS  SECTION,  THE  FOLLOWING  TERMS
 SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   A. "ADJACENT TO" SHALL MEAN WITHIN A RADIUS OF ONE MILE.
   B.  "ECONOMICALLY DISTRESSED AREA" SHALL MEAN AN AREA CHARACTERIZED BY
 A POVERTY RATE OF AT LEAST TWENTY PERCENT; OR AN UNEMPLOYMENT RATE OF AT
 LEAST ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE  PERCENT  OF  THE  STATEWIDE  UNEMPLOYMENT
 RATE.
   C. "ETHNIC GROUP" SHALL MEAN THOSE GROUPS IDENTIFIED IN THE DEFINITION
 OF  MINORITY  GROUP MEMBER IN SUBDIVISION EIGHT OF SECTION THREE HUNDRED
 TEN OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW.
   D.  "ENVIRONMENTAL  JUSTICE  COMMUNITY"  SHALL  MEAN  AN  ECONOMICALLY
 DISTRESSED  OR  MINORITY  COMMUNITY AND INCLUDES, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO,
 ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE AREAS IDENTIFIED BY THE DEPARTMENT.
   E. "FENCELINE" SHALL MEAN THE PROPERTY BOUNDARY OF A MAJOR SOURCE.
   F. "MAJOR SOURCE" SHALL MEAN STATIONARY AIR CONTAMINATION SOURCE  THAT
 EMITS  OR HAS THE POTENTIAL TO EMIT TEN TONS PER YEAR OR MORE OF A TOXIC
 AIR CONTAMINANT OR TWENTY-FIVE TONS PER YEAR OR MORE OF A COMBINATION OF
 TOXIC CONTAMINANTS.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD08074-02-1

Co-Sponsors

S4371B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6150
Current Committee:
Assembly Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §19-0329, En Con L; add §97-ccc, St Fin L

S4371B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the department of environmental conservation to promulgate air quality standards for emissions of certain toxic air contaminants; establishes the community benefit fund.

S4371B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4371B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  4371--B
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 3, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  BIAGGI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation
   -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted  as  amended
   and  recommitted  to  said  committee  --  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 emis-
   sions  of  toxic air contaminants; and to amend the state finance law,
   in relation to establishing the community benefit fund
 
   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 19-0329 to read as follows:
 § 19-0329. AIR QUALITY STANDARDS FOR TOXIC AIR CONTAMINANTS.
   1. DEFINITIONS. FOR PURPOSES OF  THIS  SECTION,  THE  FOLLOWING  TERMS
 SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   A. "ADJACENT TO" SHALL MEAN WITHIN A RADIUS OF ONE MILE.
   B.  "ECONOMICALLY DISTRESSED AREA" SHALL MEAN AN AREA CHARACTERIZED BY
 A POVERTY RATE OF AT LEAST TWENTY PERCENT; OR AN UNEMPLOYMENT RATE OF AT
 LEAST ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE  PERCENT  OF  THE  STATEWIDE  UNEMPLOYMENT
 RATE.
   C. "ETHNIC GROUP" SHALL MEAN THOSE GROUPS IDENTIFIED IN THE DEFINITION
 OF  MINORITY  GROUP MEMBER IN SUBDIVISION EIGHT OF SECTION THREE HUNDRED
 TEN OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW.
   D.  "ENVIRONMENTAL  JUSTICE  COMMUNITY"  SHALL  MEAN  AN  ECONOMICALLY
 DISTRESSED  OR  MINORITY  COMMUNITY AND INCLUDES, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO,
 ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE AREAS IDENTIFIED BY THE DEPARTMENT.
   E. "FENCELINE" SHALL MEAN THE PROPERTY BOUNDARY OF A MAJOR SOURCE.
   F. "MAJOR SOURCE" SHALL MEAN STATIONARY AIR CONTAMINATION SOURCE  THAT
 EMITS  OR HAS THE POTENTIAL TO EMIT TEN TONS PER YEAR OR MORE OF A TOXIC
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD08074-03-1

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