Bill Text: NY S03569 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Prohibits the lease of state forests, wildlife management areas and unique areas for the purpose of gas production.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-02-08 - REFERRED TO ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION [S03569 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S03569-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                          3569
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                    February 8, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by Sens. SERRANO, HOYLMAN -- 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
          prohibiting the lease of state forests, wildlife management areas  and
          unique areas for gas production
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Paragraph a of subdivision 1  of  section  23-1101  of  the
     2  environmental  conservation  law, as added by chapter 722 of the laws of
     3  1977, is amended to read as follows:
     4    a. The exploration, development and production of gas  in  state-owned
     5  lands,  except  state  park  lands,  state  forests, wildlife management
     6  areas, unique areas, and the lands under the waters of Lake  Ontario  or
     7  along its shoreline; and
     8    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD03473-01-9
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