senate Bill S655

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Creates a program to assist lake associations with water quality improvement

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 01, 2021 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
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

Votes

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May 26, 2021 - Rules committee Vote

S655
21
0
committee
21
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Feb 2, 2021 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

S655
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Environmental Conservation Committee Vote: Feb 2, 2021

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S655 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7543
Current Committee:
Assembly Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §15-0519, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7545, A9912

S655 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates a program to assist lake associations with water quality improvement.

S655 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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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