senate Bill S1398

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Relates to the repair or replacement of damaged residential lateral sewer and water pipes

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 23, 2023 referred to cities
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 20, 2023 advanced to third reading
Mar 16, 2023 2nd report cal.
Mar 15, 2023 1st report cal.517
Jan 11, 2023 referred to cities 1

Votes

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Mar 14, 2023 - Cities 1 committee Vote

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Cities 1 Committee Vote: Mar 14, 2023

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S1398 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6100
Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Add §§24-316.1 & 24-532, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: S4118, A5254
2021-2022: S641

S1398 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires public utility companies to repair or replace all damaged residential lateral sewer and water pipes where such damage was caused by such public utility company.

S1398 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1398 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1398
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 11, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  LIU,  ADDABBO,  PERSAUD -- read twice and ordered
   printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Cities 1
 
 AN ACT to amend the administrative code of the  city  of  New  York,  in
   relation to repair or replacement of damaged residential lateral sewer
   and water pipes

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The administrative code of the city of New York is  amended
 by adding two new sections 24-316.1 and 24-532 to read as follows:
   §  24-316.1  WATER  LATERAL PIPE REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT.  WHEN AT LEAST
 THREE PROPERTIES WITHIN A RADIUS OF SEVEN HUNDRED FIFTY FEET  HAVE  BEEN
 ISSUED  A THREE-DAY NOTICE TO REPAIR A DAMAGED RESIDENTIAL LATERAL WATER
 PIPE PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION (P) OF SECTION 20-02 OF  TITLE  15  OF  THE
 RULES  OF  THE  CITY  OF  NEW YORK WITHIN A SIX-MONTH PERIOD, AND, AFTER
 INVESTIGATION BY THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION OF THE  CITY
 OF NEW YORK AND AN OPPORTUNITY TO SUBMIT EVIDENCE TO SUCH DEPARTMENT, IN
 ACCORDANCE  WITH RULES PROMULGATED BY SUCH DEPARTMENT, BY ANY APPLICABLE
 PUBLIC UTILITY COMPANY, AS DEFINED IN SECTION TWO OF THE PUBLIC  SERVICE
 LAW,  SUCH DEPARTMENT CONCLUDES, BASED ON SUBSTANTIAL EVIDENCE, THAT THE
 INFRASTRUCTURE, ELECTRIC CURRENT OR OTHER ACTIVITY OF  ANY  SUCH  PUBLIC
 UTILITY  COMPANY  WAS  A CAUSE OF SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE TO SUCH RESIDENTIAL
 LATERAL WATER PIPE, SUCH PUBLIC UTILITY COMPANY SHALL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR
 THE REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT OF SUCH PIPE.  IN  ANY  INVESTIGATION  BY  THE
 DEPARTMENT  OF  ENVIRONMENTAL  PROTECTION  PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION, THE
 APPLICABLE PUBLIC UTILITY COMPANY SHALL  COOPERATE  WITH  SUCH  INVESTI-
 GATION, AND COMPLY WITH ANY REQUESTS BY SUCH DEPARTMENT RELATING TO SUCH
 INVESTIGATION.  ANY  PUBLIC  UTILITY  FOUND  TO  HAVE CAUSED SIGNIFICANT
 DAMAGE, AFTER AN INVESTIGATION AS PROVIDED IN  THIS  SECTION,  SHALL  BE
 RESPONSIBLE  FOR  ALL  COSTS  ASSOCIATED  WITH  SUCH  INVESTIGATION, AND
 PAYMENT SHALL BE DUE FOR SUCH COSTS WITHIN SIXTY DAYS AFTER THE  DEPART-
 MENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION HAS ISSUED ITS CONCLUSION.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02968-01-3

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