Bill Text: NY S03943 | 2013-2014 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Relates to registry of preliminary sites under investigation for hazardous waste disposal on the DEC's website.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced - Dead) 2014-01-08 - REFERRED TO ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION [S03943 Detail]

Download: New_York-2013-S03943-Introduced.html
                           S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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           S. 3943                                                  A. 5439
                              2013-2014 Regular Sessions
                             S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y
                                   February 27, 2013
                                      ___________
       IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered print-
         ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental
         Conservation
       IN  ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. THIELE, ABINANTI -- read once and
         referred to the Committee on Environmental Conservation
       AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law,  in  relation  to  a
         registry  of preliminary sites under investigation for hazardous waste
         disposal on the department of environmental conservation's website
         THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
       BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
    1    Section  1.  Section  27-1301 of the environmental conservation law is
    2  amended by adding a new subdivision 8 to read as follows:
    3    8. "AREA OF CONCERN" MEANS ANY LOCATION WHERE THE DEPARTMENT IS INVES-
    4  TIGATING A THREAT TO THE ENVIRONMENT RELATED TO HAZARDOUS WASTE THAT WAS
    5  KNOWN OR HAS BEEN DISCHARGED, GENERATED, MANUFACTURED,  REFINED,  TRANS-
    6  PORTED,  STORED,  HANDLED, TREATED OR DISPOSED, OR WHERE HAZARDOUS WASTE
    7  MAY HAVE MIGRATED.
    8    S 2. The environmental conservation law is amended  by  adding  a  new
    9  section 27-1325 to read as follows:
   10  S 27-1325. AREAS OF CONCERN.
   11    THE DEPARTMENT SHALL MAINTAIN AND MAKE AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC INSPECTION
   12  AT  EACH  OF  ITS  REGIONAL OFFICES AND REGIONAL SUB-OFFICES, AND ON ITS
   13  WEBSITE, A LIST OF ALL AREAS OF CONCERN. IN ADDITION, FOR EACH  AREA  OF
   14  CONCERN  THE  REGISTRY SHALL INCLUDE INFORMATION REGARDING THE BASIS FOR
   15  INCLUSION OF EACH SITE.
   16    S 3. This act shall take effect on the first of January next  succeed-
   17  ing the date on which it shall have become a law.
        EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                             [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                  LBD08080-01-3
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