|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 01, 2021||referred to environmental conservation|
delivered to assembly
|May 26, 2021||ordered to third reading cal.1321|
committee discharged and committed to rules
|Feb 02, 2021||reported and committed to finance|
|Jan 06, 2021||referred to environmental conservation|
senate Bill S655
Current Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S655 (ACTIVE) - Details
S655 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S655 SPONSOR: HARCKHAM TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to creating a program to assist lake associations with water quality improvement PURPOSE: To create a program to assist lake associations with water quality improvement SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 establishes a program to assist lake associations with water quality improvement subject to an appropriation for such purpose. The program shall assist in identifying water quality concerns at a water body managed by a lake association as well as determining the most effective means of remediation for these concerns and deciding practices
S655 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 655 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 6, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. HARCKHAM -- 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 creating a program to assist lake associations with water quality improvement 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 15-0519 to read as follows: § 15-0519. WATER QUALITY IMPROVEMENT; LAKE ASSOCIATIONS. 1. SUBJECT TO AN APPROPRIATION FOR SUCH PURPOSE, THE DEPARTMENT SHALL, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE ENVIRONMENTAL FACILITIES CORPORATION, CREATE A PROGRAM TO ASSIST LAKE ASSOCIATIONS WITH WATER QUALITY IMPROVEMENT. THE PROGRAM SHALL, AT THE REQUEST OF A LAKE ASSOCIATION: A. IDENTIFY ANY WATER QUALITY CONCERNS AT A WATER BODY MANAGED BY A LAKE ASSOCIATION; B. DETERMINE THE MOST EFFECTIVE WAY TO REMEDIATE ANY WATER QUALITY CONCERNS; AND C. ASSIST WITH DETERMINING BEST PRACTICES TO IMPROVE AND MAINTAIN WATER QUALITY AT LAKE ASSOCIATIONS. 2. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL ESTABLISH A GRANT PROGRAM TO ASSIST WITH REME- DIAL ACTIONS TO ADDRESS THE WATER QUALITY AT LAKE ASSOCIATIONS. 3. THE DEPARTMENT IS AUTHORIZED TO PROMULGATE RULES AND REGULATIONS TO IMPLEMENT THIS SECTION. § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after it shall have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition, amend- ment, and/or repeal of any rules and regulations necessary to implement the provisions of this act on its effective date are authorized and directed to be completed on or before such effective date. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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