Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Nov 03, 2023||
referred to rules
Senate Bill S7736
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-S7736 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-S7736 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Relates to permits and financial security for reclamation for salt mining beneath a lake; requires such permits to be subject to environmental quality review procedures; requires financial security to cover any damages directly or indirectly resulting from salt mining activities beneath a lake, including, but not limited to, those resulting from collapse or water contamination.
2023-S7736 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7736 SPONSOR: WEBB PURPOSE: Relates to permits and financial security for reclamation for salt mining beneath a lake SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill amends subdivisions 11 and 12 of section 23-2711 of the environmental conservation law and adds new subdivisions 11-a and 14. to add requirements to the permit renewal process for projects that allow salt mining beneath a lake. Section 2 amends subdivision 6 of section 23-2715 of the environmental conservation law regarding the required financial security for reclama- tion for projects that include salt mining beneath a lake. Section 3 adds a new subdivision 3 to section 81 of the public lands law that requires the duration of such permit, consent or lease from New York State with respect to salt mining beneath a lake be tied to the duration of the permit issued by the department of environmental conser- vation pursuant to title 27 of article 23 of the environmental conserva- tion law.
2023-S7736 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7736 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E November 3, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sens. WEBB, MAY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law and the public lands law, in relation to permits and financial security for reclamation for salt mining beneath a lake THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivisions 11 and 12 of section 23-2711 of the environ- mental conservation law, as added by chapter 166 of the laws of 1991, are amended and two new subdivisions 11-a and 14 are added to read as follows: 11. Permits issued pursuant to this title shall be renewable. A complete application for renewal shall contain the following: (a) completed application forms; (b) an updated mining plan map consistent with paragraph (a) of subdi- vision one of section 23-2713 of this title and including an identifica- tion of the area to be mined during the proposed permit term; (c) a description of any changes to the mined land-use plan, WHICH SHALL INCLUDE, WITH RESPECT TO A PERMIT FOR SALT MINING BENEATH A LAKE, AN UPDATED RECLAMATION PLAN ACCOUNTING FOR ANY DIFFERENCES IN CIRCUM- STANCES SINCE THE RECLAMATION PLAN WAS LAST APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT; and (d) an identification of reclamation accomplished during the existing permit term. 11-A. NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING IN THIS SECTION TO THE CONTRARY, WITH RESPECT TO SALT MINING BENEATH A LAKE, ANY PERMIT RENEWAL APPLICATION SHALL: (A) NOT CONSTITUTE A MINOR PROJECT WITHIN THE MEANING OF ARTICLE SEVENTY OF THIS CHAPTER; (B) BE TREATED AS AN APPLICATION FOR A NEW PERMIT; EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD13509-04-3 S. 7736 2
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