senate Bill S934

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to airport noise studies

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee


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Jan 05, 2022 referred to health
Jan 06, 2021 referred to health

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S934 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3313
Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 13 Title 14 §§1389-hh - 1389-jj, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A11277
2019-2020: S6676, A3063

S934 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to establishing a uniform metric for measuring noise impacts that will be used by airports for the purpose of noise exposure maps and noise compatibility programs.

S934 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S934 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    934
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  KAPLAN,  LIU,  SANDERS  -- read twice and ordered
   printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law,  in  relation  to  airport  noise
   studies

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Article 13 of the public health law is amended by adding  a
 new title 14 to read as follows:
                                 TITLE XIV
                           AIRPORT NOISE STUDIES
 SECTION 1389-HH. LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS AND PURPOSES.
         1389-II. DEFINITIONS.
         1389-JJ. AIRPORT NOISE STUDIES.
   § 1389-HH. LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS AND PURPOSES. 1. THE LEGISLATURE HERE-
 BY FINDS, DETERMINES, AND DECLARES THAT NOISE POLLUTION CAUSES A VARIETY
 OF  ADVERSE  HUMAN  HEALTH  IMPACTS,  MANY OF WHICH ARE RELATED TO NOISE
 INDUCED  STRESS  INCLUDING  HEARING  LOSS,  HYPERTENSION,   TACHYCARDIA,
 INCREASED CORTISOL RELEASE, SLEEP DISRUPTION, AND COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT.
   2. THE LEGISLATURE FURTHER FINDS AND RECOGNIZES THAT THE FEDERAL ENVI-
 RONMENTAL  PROTECTION  AGENCY  AND  THE  WORLD  HEALTH ORGANIZATION HAVE
 RECOMMENDED A FIFTY-FIVE DAY-NIGHT AVERAGE SOUND LEVEL (DNL) NOISE EXPO-
 SURE LEVEL TO PROTECT THE PUBLIC FROM ADVERSE HUMAN HEALTH IMPACTS.
   3. THE LEGISLATURE FURTHER  FINDS  AND  RECOGNIZES  THAT  THE  FEDERAL
 AVIATION  ADMINISTRATION  ACCEPTS  AS  A  METRIC  FOR  DETERMINING NOISE
 IMPACTS THE COMMUNITY NOISE EQUIVALENT LEVEL (CNEL).
   4. THE LEGISLATURE FURTHER FINDS THAT THE COMMUNITY  NOISE  EQUIVALENT
 LEVEL  (CNEL)  INCLUDES  A  PENALTY  FOR  INCREASED SENSITIVITY TO NOISE
 OCCURRING DURING EVENING HOURS  WHICH  ARE  SET  ASIDE  FOR  FAMILY  AND
 STUDENT STUDY TIME.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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