senate Bill S5497

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes programs to encourage the removal and replacement of single-wall steel home heating oil storage tanks which are leaking or otherwise pose a threat to the environment

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee


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Mar 09, 2021 referred to environmental conservation

S5497 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S6475
2019-2020: S1886

S5497 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the department of environmental conservation and office of temporary and disability assistance to establish programs to encourage the removal and replacement of single-wall steel home heating oil storage tanks which are leaking or otherwise pose a threat to the environment.

S5497 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5497 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5497
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               March 9, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  O'MARA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation
 
 AN ACT to direct the department of environmental  conservation  and  the
   office of temporary and disability assistance to establish programs to
   encourage  the removal and replacement of single-wall steel home heat-
   ing oil storage tanks which are leaking or otherwise pose a threat  to
   the environment
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The department of environmental conservation  shall  estab-
 lish  a  program to encourage the removal and replacement of single-wall
 steel home heating oil storage tanks which are leaking or otherwise pose
 a threat to the environment.
   § 2. (a) The commissioner of the department of environmental conserva-
 tion shall develop and promulgate regulations which shall  provide  that
 single-walled  home  heating oil tanks are phased out of use in New York
 state by January 1, 2025.
   (b) After January 1, 2025, home heating oil storage tanks  for  single
 family  residences which are removed and replaced shall be replaced only
 with double-bottom-wall steel tanks, double-wall steel tanks with  plas-
 tic liners, fiberglass tanks of both single and double wall construction
 or  with  such  other  storage tanks which are capable of preventing and
 containing oil spills,  including  those  having  secondary  containment
 capacity equal to or exceeding 110 percent of the primary storage capac-
 ity.
   §  3. The commissioner of the department of environmental conservation
 shall develop and promulgate regulations which shall provide  that  home
 heating  and oil storage tanks for newly constructed single family resi-
 dences shall be double-bottom-wall steel tanks, double-wall steel  tanks
 with plastic liners, or such other tanks which are capable of preventing
 and  containing oil spills, including those having secondary containment

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

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