Bill Text: NY A04362 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Requires oil companies to clean up any spillage occurring during oil delivery within 24 hours and imposes a fine of $500 for the first offense with $1000 for each additional offense.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-02-04 - referred to economic development [A04362 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A04362-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    February 4, 2019
        Introduced  by M. of A. PRETLOW -- read once and referred to the Commit-
          tee on Economic Development
        AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to  requiring  oil
          companies to clean up spillage occurring during a delivery
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new section
     2  309 to read as follows:
     3    § 309. Oil delivery spillage. Any spillage occurring in the course  of
     4  oil  delivery  shall  be  cleaned  up by the oil delivery company within
     5  twenty-four hours.  If the spill affects soil the clean up shall include
     6  replacing the affected soil with new soil.   Violation of  this  section
     7  shall result in a fine of five hundred dollars for the first offense and
     8  one  thousand  dollars  for  each  additional offense, not to exceed ten
     9  thousand dollars payable by the oil delivery company.
    10    § 2. This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day  after  it  shall
    11  have become a law.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.