senate Bill S5958A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the general powers and duties of the canal corporation

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 29, 2022 print number 5958a
Apr 29, 2022 amend and recommit to transportation
Jan 05, 2022 referred to transportation
Mar 24, 2021 referred to transportation

Co-Sponsors

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S5958 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7044
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Canal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §10, Can L

S5958 - Summary

Relates to the general powers and duties of the canal corporation; requires the canal corporation to cause the locks and lift bridges of the canal system to be operated May first through November fifteenth annually; requires the canal corporation to maintain and preserve the Erie Canal's historic resources; permits certain usage of the canal system's state drydocks, travel lifts, and other facilities for commercial boat companies.

S5958 - Sponsor Memo

S5958 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5958
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              March 24, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  MAY  --  read  twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation
 
 AN ACT to amend the canal law, in relation to  the  general  powers  and
   duties of the canal corporation
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1.  Subdivision 14 of section 10 of the canal law, as  amended
 by  chapter 420 of the laws of 1968, is amended and two new subdivisions
 6-a and 8-a are added to read as follows:
   6-A. CAUSE THE LOCKS AND LIFT BRIDGES OF THE CANAL SYSTEM TO BE  OPER-
 ATED  ANNUALLY  FOR  THE  PASSAGE OF COMMERCIAL AND RECREATIONAL TRAFFIC
 BETWEEN EARLY MAY AND EARLY  NOVEMBER,  GENERALLY,  SUBJECT  TO  NATURAL
 CONDITIONS,  WEATHER, REQUIRED MAINTENANCE, CAPITAL REHABILITATION WORK,
 OR OTHER FACTORS IN THE CORPORATION'S DISCRETION.
   8-A. MAINTAIN AND PRESERVE THE INTEGRITY OF THE ERIE CANAL'S  HISTORIC
 RESOURCES, INCLUDING ITS STRUCTURES, FLOATING PLANT, AND UNIQUE LANDSIDE
 FEATURES.
   14. Permit COMMERCIAL boat [owners] COMPANIES operating upon the canal
 system  to  use  state  drydocks,  TRAVEL LIFTS, OR OTHER FACILITIES FOR
 REQUIRED COAST GUARD  DRYDOCK  INSPECTIONS,  FOR  NON-NAVIGATION  SEASON
 STORAGE,  OR  while  making  emergency repairs to their vessels AT RATES
 PRESCRIBED UNDER SUBCHAPTER D OF CHAPTER III OF TITLE TWENTY-ONE OF  THE
 NEW YORK STATE CODES, RULES AND REGULATIONS.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10619-01-1


Co-Sponsors

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S5958A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7044
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Canal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §10, Can L

S5958A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the general powers and duties of the canal corporation; requires the canal corporation to cause the locks and lift bridges of the canal system to be operated May first through November fifteenth annually; requires the canal corporation to maintain and preserve the Erie Canal's historic resources; permits certain usage of the canal system's state drydocks, travel lifts, and other facilities for commercial boat companies.

S5958A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5958A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  5958--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              March 24, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  MAY,  BROUK, HELMING, HINCHEY, JORDAN, KENNEDY --
   read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to
   the  Committee  on  Transportation  -- recommitted to the Committee on
   Transportation in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8  --  committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the canal law, in relation to the general powers and
   duties of the canal corporation
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivision 14 of section 10 of the canal law, as amended
 by chapter 420 of the laws of 1968, is amended and two new  subdivisions
 6-a and 8-a are added to read as follows:
   6-A.  CAUSE THE LOCKS AND LIFT BRIDGES OF THE CANAL SYSTEM TO BE OPER-
 ATED ANNUALLY FOR THE PASSAGE OF  COMMERCIAL  AND  RECREATIONAL  TRAFFIC
 BETWEEN  MAY FIRST AND NOVEMBER FIFTEENTH, GENERALLY, SUBJECT TO NATURAL
 CONDITIONS, WEATHER, REQUIRED MAINTENANCE, CAPITAL REHABILITATION  WORK,
 OR OTHER FACTORS RELATED TO SAFE CANAL OPERATION.
   8-A.  MAINTAIN AND PRESERVE THE INTEGRITY OF THE ERIE CANAL'S HISTORIC
 RESOURCES, INCLUDING ITS STRUCTURES, FLOATING PLANT, AND UNIQUE LANDSIDE
 FEATURES.
   14. Permit COMMERCIAL boat [owners] COMPANIES operating upon the canal
 system to use state drydocks, TRAVEL  LIFTS,  OR  OTHER  FACILITIES  FOR
 REQUIRED  COAST  GUARD  DRYDOCK  INSPECTIONS,  FOR NON-NAVIGATION SEASON
 STORAGE, OR while making emergency repairs to  their  vessels  AT  RATES
 PRESCRIBED  UNDER SUBCHAPTER D OF CHAPTER III OF TITLE TWENTY-ONE OF THE
 NEW YORK STATE CODES, RULES AND REGULATIONS.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10619-04-2

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