Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 05, 2024
reported and committed to finance
|Jan 03, 2024
referred to environmental conservation
Senate Bill S7934
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-S7934 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-S7934 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Directs the department of environmental conservation to establish a perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances removal treatment installation grant program, providing a one-time grant to private well users for the installation of PFAS treatment or service connection to a public water system; directs the department of environmental conservation to establish a perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances removal treatment maintenance rebate program, providing a rebate to private well users for the maintenance of PFAS treatment equipment.
2023-S7934 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7934 SPONSOR: HARCKHAM TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to directing the department of environmental conservation to establish a perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances removal treatment instal- lation grant program and a perfluoroakyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances removal treatment maintenance rebate program PURPOSE: Directs the department of environmental conservation to establish an installation grant program and a maintenance rebate program for PFAS removal treatment. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends the environmental conservation law by adding a new section 37-0123 to establish a PFAS removal treatment installation grant program, and outlines eligibility and application guidelines.
2023-S7934 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7934 I N S E N A T E January 3, 2024 ___________ Introduced by Sen. HARCKHAM -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to directing the department of environmental conservation to establish a perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances removal treatment installation grant program and a perfluoroakyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances removal treatment maintenance rebate program 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 37-0123 to read as follows: § 37-0123. PERFLUOROALKYL AND POLYFLUOROALKYL SUBSTANCES REMOVAL TREAT- MENT INSTALLATION GRANT PROGRAM. 1. DEFINITIONS. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "PERFLUOROALKYL AND POLYFLUOROALKYL SUBSTANCES" OR "PFAS" SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS IN SECTION 27-3301 OF THIS CHAPTER. 2. GRANT PROGRAM. THE DEPARTMENT, WITHIN AMOUNTS FROM ANY SOURCE APPROPRIATED OR OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR SUCH PURPOSE, SHALL ESTABLISH A PERFLUOROALKYL AND POLYFLUOROALKYL SUBSTANCES REMOVAL TREATMENT INSTAL- LATION GRANT PROGRAM. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL PROVIDE A ONE-TIME GRANT TO PRIVATE WELL USERS FOR UP TO FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR THE INSTALLATION OF PFAS TREATMENT, OR UP TO TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR A SERVICE CONNECTION TO A PUBLIC WATER SYSTEM. 3. ELIGIBILITY. (A) THE FOLLOWING PERSONS SHALL BE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR SUCH GRANT PROGRAM: (I) OWNERS OF A SINGLE OR MULTIPLE-UNIT RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY; AND (II) TENANTS OR OCCUPANTS OF A RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY WHERE THE OWNER OF SUCH PROPERTY HAS NOT APPLIED FOR THE GRANT FOR SUCH PROPERTY. (B) INSTALLERS OF SUCH TREATMENTS MAY APPLY FOR SUCH GRANT ON BEHALF OF AN ELIGIBLE APPLICANT, PROVIDED THERE IS A WAIVER OF CLAIMS BETWEEN SUCH PARTIES. (C) AN APPLICANT SHALL NOT BE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR SUCH GRANT PROGRAM IF SUCH APPLICANT HAS AN OFFER OF AN ALTERNATE WATER SOURCE FROM A THIRD PARTY, INCLUDING BOTTLED WATER, TREATMENT, OR SERVICE CONNECTION. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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