Bill Text: NY A08503 | 2017-2018 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Requires water works corporations to post water supply statements online if a website exists or make such available to the municipalities' website.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2017-06-16 - referred to health [A08503 Detail]

Download: New_York-2017-A08503-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                          8503
                               2017-2018 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                      June 16, 2017
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by M. of A. VANEL -- read once and referred to the Committee
          on Health
        AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation  to  requiring  water
          works corporations to post water supply statements online
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Subdivisions 1 and 3 of section 1152 of the  public  health
     2  law,  subdivision  1  as  added  by  chapter 752 of the laws of 1986 and
     3  subdivision 3 as amended by chapter 62 of the laws of 1998, are  amended
     4  to read as follows:
     5    1. Each water works corporation shall provide a water supply statement
     6  to  its  customers  annually.  The  annual  water supply statement shall
     7  either be mailed to each customer or published in at least one newspaper
     8  of general circulation in the area served  by  the  water  works  corpo-
     9  ration.  If  the  statement is to be published in a newspaper, the water
    10  works corporation shall provide ample  notification  by  announcing  the
    11  publication  date  and newspaper name either on the customers bill or in
    12  the newspaper in which the statement shall appear. A limited  number  of
    13  additional  copies,  in  a  quantity to be determined by the water works
    14  corporation, shall be provided to customers upon request.  In  addition,
    15  the  statement  must be posted on the water works corporation's website,
    16  if such exists, or be made available  to  the  municipality  or  munici-
    17  palities  in  which the water works corporation services to be posted on
    18  such municipalities' website, if such exists.
    19    3. The annual water supply statement shall be mailed  [or],  published
    20  or  posted  online on or before the thirty-first day of May of each year
    21  and shall apply to data received by the water works  corporation  during
    22  the preceding calendar year.
    23    § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
    24  it shall have become a law.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD09728-03-7
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