senate Bill S7723

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Limits the exceptions to certain effluent limitations in Nassau and Suffolk counties

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 24, 2022 signed chap.8
delivered to governor
Jan 19, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.15
substituted for a8719
referred to environmental conservation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 10, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.51
Jan 07, 2022 referred to rules

Votes

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Jan 18, 2022 - Rules committee Vote

S7723
18
0
committee
18
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jan 10, 2022 - Rules committee Vote

S7723
18
0
committee
18
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S7723 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8719
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §17-0809, En Con L; amd §4, Chap of 2021 (as proposed in S.5022 & A.4637)

S7723 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Limits the exceptions to certain effluent limitations in Nassau and Suffolk counties; requires certain eligible projects for state aid involving water pollution control revolving fund agreements to take county-wide or regional wastewater planning into consideration when determining eligibility; requires best available technology to be used to reduce nitrogen pollution.

S7723 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7723 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7723
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              January 7, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. GAUGHRAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
   limiting  the exceptions to certain effluent limitations in Nassau and
   Suffolk counties and requiring certain eligible projects for state aid
   involving water pollution control revolving fund  agreements  to  take
   county-wide  or  regional  wastewater planning into consideration when
   determining eligibility; and to amend a chapter of the  laws  of  2021
   amending  the  environmental conservation law relating to limiting the
   exceptions to certain effluent limitations in Nassau and Suffolk coun-
   ties and requiring certain eligible projects for state  aid  involving
   water  pollution control revolving fund agreements to take county-wide
   or regional wastewater planning into  consideration  when  determining
   eligibility,  as  proposed in legislative bills numbers S. 5022 and A.
   4637, in relation to the effectiveness thereof
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivision  3  of  section  17-0809 of the environmental
 conservation law, as amended by a chapter of the laws of  2021  amending
 the  environmental  conservation law relating to limiting the exceptions
 to certain effluent limitations  in  Nassau  and  Suffolk  counties  and
 requiring  certain  eligible  projects  for  state  aid  involving water
 pollution control revolving  fund  agreements  to  take  county-wide  or
 regional  wastewater planning into consideration when determining eligi-
 bility, as proposed in legislative bills numbers S. 5022 and A. 4637, is
 amended to read as follows:
   3. Notwithstanding any other provision of this article, when  effluent
 limitations  are  established  they must be at least as stringent as the
 effluent limitations previously required unless the commissioner  deter-
 mines, through regulation, that an exception is warranted as provided in
 section 303(d) and 402(o) of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (33
 U.S.C. sections 1313(d) and 1342(o)) as amended by the Water Quality Act
 of  1987;  provided, however, no such exceptions may be determined to be
 warranted in special groundwater protection areas designated pursuant to
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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