Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 07, 2023||
referred to environmental conservation
Assembly Bill A5338
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-A5338 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-A5338 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5338 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y March 7, 2023 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. LEVENBERG, KELLES -- read once and referred to the Committee on Environmental Conservation AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to prohibiting the discharge of any radiological agent into the waters of the state 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 17-0513 to read as follows: § 17-0513. PROHIBITION AGAINST RADIOLOGICAL POLLUTION. 1. IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL FOR ANY PERSON OR ENTITY, DIRECTLY OR INDI- RECTLY, TO THROW, DRAIN, RUN OR OTHERWISE DISCHARGE ANY RADIOLOGICAL AGENT INTO THE WATERS OF THE STATE. 2. FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL RESULT IN A FINE OF TWENTY-FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS PER DAY FOR A FIRST VIOLATION, FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS PER DAY FOR A SECOND VIOLATION AND ONE HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS PER DAY PER VIOLATION THEREAFTER. 3. THE ATTORNEY GENERAL SHALL HAVE JURISDICTION TO ENFORCE THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE POWERS GRANTED PURSU- ANT TO SECTION SIXTY-THREE OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD08304-04-3
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