senate Bill S147A

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Relates to potable water testing at state and local parks

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 30, 2023 amended on third reading 147a
Jan 25, 2023 advanced to third reading
Jan 24, 2023 2nd report cal.
Jan 23, 2023 1st report cal.184
Jan 17, 2023 reported and committed to finance
Jan 04, 2023 referred to health

Votes

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Jan 23, 2023 - Finance committee Vote

S147
22
0
committee
22
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jan 17, 2023 - Health committee Vote

S147
14
0
committee
14
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Jan 17, 2023

aye wr (1)

Co-Sponsors

S147 - Details

Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1110-a, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S9160
2019-2020: S3698
2021-2022: S1256

S147 - Summary

Requires potable water testing at state and local parks at least once every three years and any finding of lead contamination must be abated within ninety days.

S147 - Sponsor Memo

S147 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    147
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 4, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. GIANARIS, HOYLMAN, JACKSON, KAVANAGH, LIU, MANNION
   -- 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  potable  water
   testing at state and local parks

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding  a  new  section
 1110-a to read as follows:
   §  1110-A.  PARK  POTABLE  WATER TESTING AND STANDARDS. 1. THE PERSON,
 OFFICER, BOARD OR COMMISSION HAVING THE MANAGEMENT AND  CONTROL  OF  THE
 POTABLE  WATER  SUPPLY OF ANY STATE OR LOCAL PARK SHALL CONDUCT PERIODIC
 FIRST-DRAWN TAP TESTING OF POTABLE WATER SYSTEMS  TO  MONITOR  FOR  LEAD
 CONTAMINATION  IN EACH PARK UNDER HIS OR HER JURISDICTION AS REQUIRED BY
 REGULATIONS PROMULGATED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION. THE TESTING  SHALL  BE
 CONDUCTED  AND THE RESULTS ANALYZED BY AN ENTITY OR ENTITIES APPROVED BY
 THE COMMISSIONER.  SUCH PERIODIC FIRST-DRAWN TAP TESTING SHALL OCCUR  AT
 LEAST ONCE EVERY THREE YEARS.
   2. WHERE A FINDING OF LEAD CONTAMINATION IS MADE, THE PERSON, OFFICER,
 BOARD  OR  COMMISSION  HAVING  THE MANAGEMENT AND CONTROL OF THE POTABLE
 WATER SUPPLY OF SUCH PARK SHALL:  (A)  CONTINUE  FIRST-DRAWN  TAP  WATER
 TESTING  PURSUANT  TO  REGULATIONS PROMULGATED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION;
 (B) PROVIDE PARK VISITORS WITH AN ADEQUATE SUPPLY OF SAFE, POTABLE WATER
 FOR DRINKING AS REQUIRED BY RULES  AND  REGULATIONS  OF  THE  DEPARTMENT
 UNTIL  FUTURE TESTS INDICATE LEAD LEVELS PURSUANT TO REGULATIONS PROMUL-
 GATED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION; (C) CONSPICUOUSLY POST WARNINGS TO  PARK
 VISITORS  THE FORM AND CONTENT OF SUCH WARNINGS TO BE PROMULGATED BY THE
 COMMISSIONER, AS WELL AS POSTING SUCH WARNINGS AND TEST RESULTS  ON  THE
 PARK'S  WEBSITE; (D) NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRA-
 RY, ABATE SUCH CONTAMINATION WITHIN NINETY  DAYS;  AND  (E)  IMMEDIATELY
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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S147A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1110-a, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S9160
2019-2020: S3698
2021-2022: S1256

S147A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires potable water testing at state and local parks at least once every three years and any finding of lead contamination must be abated within ninety days.

S147A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S147A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  147--A
     Cal. No. 184
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 4, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  GIANARIS,  HOYLMAN-SIGAL, JACKSON, KAVANAGH, LIU,
   MANNION -- read twice and ordered printed,  and  when  printed  to  be
   committed  to  the Committee on Health -- reported favorably from said
   committee and committed to the Committee on Finance -- reported favor-
   ably from said committee, ordered to first and second report,  ordered
   to a third reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place
   in the order of third reading
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  public health law, in relation to potable water
   testing at state and local parks
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The  public health law is amended by adding a new section
 1110-a to read as follows:
   § 1110-A. PARK POTABLE WATER TESTING AND  STANDARDS.  1.  THE  PERSON,
 OFFICER,  BOARD  OR  COMMISSION HAVING THE MANAGEMENT AND CONTROL OF THE
 POTABLE WATER SUPPLY OF ANY STATE OR LOCAL PARK SHALL  CONDUCT  PERIODIC
 FIRST-DRAWN  TAP  TESTING  OF  POTABLE WATER SYSTEMS TO MONITOR FOR LEAD
 CONTAMINATION IN EACH PARK UNDER HIS OR HER JURISDICTION AS REQUIRED  BY
 REGULATIONS  PROMULGATED  PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION. THE TESTING SHALL BE
 CONDUCTED AND THE RESULTS ANALYZED BY AN ENTITY OR ENTITIES APPROVED  BY
 THE  COMMISSIONER.  SUCH PERIODIC FIRST-DRAWN TAP TESTING SHALL OCCUR AT
 LEAST ONCE EVERY THREE YEARS.
   2. WHERE A FINDING OF LEAD CONTAMINATION IS MADE, THE PERSON, OFFICER,
 BOARD OR COMMISSION HAVING THE MANAGEMENT AND  CONTROL  OF  THE  POTABLE
 WATER  SUPPLY  OF  SUCH  PARK  SHALL: (A) CONTINUE FIRST-DRAWN TAP WATER
 TESTING PURSUANT TO REGULATIONS PROMULGATED PURSUANT  TO  THIS  SECTION;
 (B) PROVIDE PARK VISITORS WITH AN ADEQUATE SUPPLY OF SAFE, POTABLE WATER
 FOR  DRINKING  AS  REQUIRED  BY  RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT
 UNTIL FUTURE TESTS INDICATE LEAD LEVELS PURSUANT TO REGULATIONS  PROMUL-
 GATED  PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION; (C) CONSPICUOUSLY POST WARNINGS TO PARK
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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