|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 19, 2023||referred to environmental conservation|
senate Bill S2212
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S2212 (ACTIVE) - Details
S2212 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S2212 SPONSOR: O'MARA TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to the transportation of liquefied natural and petroleum gas, and to repeal certain provisions of such law relating thereto PURPOSE: To amend the environmental conservation law to repeal paragraphs b and c of subdivision 2 and paragraph c of subdivision 3 of section 23-1709 of the environmental conservation law. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. requires those that transport liquefied natural gas and petroleum gas to comply with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations. The transporter must have a valid hazardous waste materials safety permit as issued by the Federal motor carrier safety adminis- tration.
S2212 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2212 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 19, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sen. O'MARA -- 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 the transportation of liquefied natural and petroleum gas, and to repeal certain provisions of such law relating thereto THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 23-1713 of the environmental conservation law, as added by chapter 892 of the laws of 1976, is amended to read as follows: [2. The department of transportation in consultation with the depart- ment of environmental conservation shall establish criteria for the safe] ALL transportation of such liquefied natural and petroleum gas[. Such criteria shall take into consideration the proximity of the route or routes to contiguous populations, the capability of municipal fire departments to protect communities and contiguous populations against fire cloud damage attendant upon vapor release of the gas from its cryo- genic state due to accident or malfunction in equipment, and the risk of further accident related thereto and conflagration attendant upon its ignition. Such department's criteria shall be no less restrictive than existing federal regulations. Such department shall within one year from the effective date of this section, adopt regulations prescribing the forms and procedures to be followed, which shall include notice to all affected municipal police and fire departments, for the certification of routes to be used for the safe intrastate transportation of such lique- fied natural and petroleum gas] SHALL COMPLY WITH ALL APPLICABLE FEDERAL AND STATE LAWS, RULES AND REGULATIONS AND BE CONDUCTED BY CARRIERS WITH A HAZARDOUS MATERIALS SAFETY PERMIT ISSUED BY THE FEDERAL MOTOR CARRIER SAFETY ADMINISTRATION. § 2. Subdivisions 1, 3 and 4 of section 23-1713 of the environmental conservation law are REPEALED. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD05357-01-3
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