Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 23, 2023||
reported referred to ways and means
|May 18, 2023||
referred to environmental conservation
Assembly Bill A7363
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-A7363 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-A7363 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7363 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y May 18, 2023 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. SEPTIMO -- read once and referred to the Commit- tee on Environmental Conservation AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to emis- sions of toxic air contaminants 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 19-0330 to read as follows: § 19-0330. AIR QUALITY STANDARDS FOR TOXIC AIR CONTAMINANTS. 1. DEFINITIONS. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS: A. "ADJACENT TO" SHALL MEAN WITHIN A RADIUS OF ONE MILE. B. "DISADVANTAGED COMMUNITY" SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS IN SUBDI- VISION FIVE OF SECTION 75-0101 OF THIS CHAPTER. C. "FENCELINE" SHALL MEAN THE PROPERTY BOUNDARY OF A MAJOR SOURCE. D. "MAJOR SOURCE" SHALL MEAN STATIONARY AIR CONTAMINATION SOURCE THAT EMITS OR HAS THE POTENTIAL TO EMIT TEN TONS PER YEAR OR MORE OF A TOXIC AIR CONTAMINANT OR TWENTY-FIVE TONS PER YEAR OR MORE OF A COMBINATION OF TOXIC CONTAMINANTS. E. "TOXIC AIR CONTAMINANT" SHALL MEAN BENZENE, FORMALDEHYDE, VINYL CHLORIDE, POLYCHLORINATED DIBENZODIOXINS, POLYCHLORINATED DIBENZOFURANS, TRICHLOROETHYLENE, MERCURY AND ANY OTHER SUBSTANCES ADDED BY THE DEPART- MENT. 2. PROMULGATION OF STANDARDS. A. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL, ON OR BEFORE DECEMBER THIRTY-FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-FIVE, PROMULGATE AMBIENT AIR QUALITY STANDARDS FOR THE FOLLOWING TOXIC AIR CONTAMINANTS: BENZENE, FORMALDEHYDE, VINYL CHLORIDE, POLYCHLORINATED DIBENZODIOXINS, POLYCHLO- RINATED DIBENZOFURANS, TRICHLOROETHYLENE AND MERCURY. SUCH STANDARDS MAY BE HOURLY, ROLLING EIGHT-HOUR OR ANNUAL, OR ANY COMBINATION THEREOF, AS DETERMINED BY THE DEPARTMENT IN CONSULTATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD08287-01-3
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