Bills Pending New York Senate Environmental Conservation Committee

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NYS02992IntroEnacts the New York state climate leadership and community protection act; relates to climate change; renewable energy program; labor and job standards and worker protection.
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2019-06-17
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS01858IntroProhibits the use of drilling fluids, brine and flowback water from wells, pools or fields on any highway for any purpose including but not limited to de-icing or dust suppression.
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2019-06-14
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS05518IntroDeclares a climate emergency and places a ban on new fossil fuel infrastructure projects but shall not apply to repairs or maintenance of existing infrastructure.
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2019-06-10
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS01854IntroEnacts the "private well testing act"; authorizes the department of health to promulgate rules and regulations to establish standards for the testing of drinking water from privately owned wells.
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2019-05-31
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS05818IntroRelates to hunting and hunting licenses.
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2019-05-30
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS04176IntroRequires supermarkets to make excess food available to qualifying entities.
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2019-05-30
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS05282IntroProhibits hotels from making available to its hotel guests small plastic bottles containing personal care products; imposes a monetary penalty for violation of such prohibition after notice, and a hearing or opportunity to be heard.
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2019-05-23
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS03569IntroProhibits the lease of state forests, wildlife management areas and unique areas for the purpose of gas production.
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2019-05-17
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS04253IntroProvides that it shall be unlawful for any person to organize, sponsor, conduct, promote, or participate in any contest, competition, tournament or derby where the objective of such contest or competition is to take wildlife.
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2019-05-17
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS05973IntroEstablishes that if lethal methods are used to capture or dispose of nuisance wildlife, the lethal method used and the reason why a non-lethal method was not used shall be submitted in an annual report; requires that a list of enforcement actions tak...
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2019-05-16
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS05910IntroWaives fishing, hunting and trapping license fees for certain first responders.
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2019-05-16
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS06072IntroRequires the commissioner of environmental conservation to establish standards for and a program of inspection and certification of green roofs prior to and after installation, including standards for environmentally acceptable chemical fertilizers a...
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2019-05-16
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS06090IntroBans paper receipts for certain purchases and requires businesses to provide proof of purchase electronically, unless a proof of purchase is otherwise required by state or federal law.
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2019-05-16
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS06077IntroRelates to the regulation of ingredients in personal care products to include chemicals of concern which shall be provided on lists identified by the commissioner.
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2019-05-16
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS05843IntroRelates to establishing state and municipal composting programs; requires all state and municipal agencies to establish a composting program in buildings owned, occupied or operated by such agencies; allows such agencies to arrange for collection of ...
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2019-05-15
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS05836IntroProhibits the operation of all-terrain vehicles by the general public in the state forest preserve, Long Island central pine barrens area and Albany pine bush preserve; grants exceptions for the disabled, official purposes and law enforcement; provid...
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2019-05-15
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NYS05816IntroEnacts the birds and bees protection act; prohibits the sale of certain pesticides and requires the commissioner of environmental conservation to report on the use of certain pesticides; requires the department of environmental conservation to consid...
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2019-05-15
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS03068IntroProhibits polystyrene waste.
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2019-05-10
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS05655IntroIncreases rebates to municipalities towards the cost of eligible infrastructure projects which support the development of clean vehicles.
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2019-05-10
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS05652IntroRelates to mining in counties with a population of one million or more which draws the primary source of drinking water from a designated sole source aquifer, by prohibiting such activity where contamination to groundwater or drinking water on site o...
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2019-05-09
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS04282IntroProhibits the idling of any passenger vehicle, with certain exceptions, for more than 3 consecutive minutes; first violation is a warning, subsequent violations of such section are traffic infractions punishable by a fine of $150.
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2019-05-08
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS05576IntroRelates to the definition of freshwater wetlands; repeals section relating to the applicability of the freshwater wetlands article; provides authority of DEC over wetlands which are one acre or more; amends permitting requirements for subdivision of ...
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2019-05-07
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS05533IntroEnacts the state and local government food waste prevention and diversion act; requires facilities generating excess food waste to take measures to minimize such waste.
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2019-05-06
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS05540IntroMakes various provisions regulating the location of environmental facilities to insure equity of treatment for minority communities or economically distressed areas; requires environmental impact statements to state whether the siting of a facility w...
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2019-05-06
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS05486IntroDirects the department of environmental conservation to authorize the use of a crossbow for the taking of big and small game by any licensed person for use during the entirety of the archery-only season within Wyoming county.
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2019-05-02
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS05413IntroAuthorizes the use of benthic barriers, between July 1 and October 31, to control invasive aquatic plants around docks.
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2019-04-30
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS05363IntroRequires air quality monitoring of certain major mass transportation projects that involve an excavation operation within a city having a population of one million or more.
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2019-04-29
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS00182IntroProhibits the use of glyphosate and products containing glyphosate in any park, playground or picnic area owned or operated by New York state, New York city, or any municipality.
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2019-04-25
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS02129IntroRelates to returnable bottles; extends the effectiveness of the "Cleaner, Greener NY Act of 2013".
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2019-04-22
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS05185IntroRemoves the exemption for restaurants, taverns or similar food service establishments from the New York state bag waste reduction act.
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2019-04-12
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS05085IntroAllows large volume dealers to collect bottle redemption deposits from distributors upon pick up in the same manner as such bottle redemptions are purchased.
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2019-04-08
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NYS05008IntroEstablishes a wind siting designation board consisting of the department of environmental conservation's nine regional planning bodies each of which will consider applications on an individual basis and may consider designating areas within a region ...
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2019-04-03
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NYS05013IntroEnacts "private environmental law enforcement act"; authorizes any private citizen who has an interest which is or may be adversely affected to commence civil judicial actions for injunctive or declaratory relief to remedy environmental harms under c...
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2019-04-03
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS04982IntroRemoves the exemptions for railroads and railroad and shipping facilities from the phase-out of creosote.
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2019-04-03
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS04946IntroRelates to creating a system for permitting access to state lands for the purpose of collecting sap from maple trees and creating a tax credit for the purchase of qualified equipment used for the collection of maple sap and the production of maple sy...
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2019-04-02
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS04895IntroRelates to prevention and diversion of food waste.
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2019-03-28
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS04771IntroProhibits the nonemergency application of pesticide or lawn care pesticide within any municipal park lands and lands under the jurisdiction of the state office of parks, recreation and historic preservation and requires notice of pesticide applicatio...
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2019-03-25
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS04709IntroRequires local solid waste management plans for cities over one million to include a plan for litter control including provision for placement of an adequate number of receptacles for trash and recyclables in commercial and business zones and in publ...
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2019-03-21
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS04645IntroEstablishes a paint stewardship program; promotes strategies to reduce generation of post-consumer architectural paint; requires establishment of a recycling program of architectural paint by retailers and/or producers.
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2019-03-19
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS04576IntroRelates to qualifications for individuals designated or appointed to the conservation fund advisory board, no longer requiring that such individuals hold a valid New York state hunting, fishing or trapping license at the time they are designated or a...
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2019-03-15
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS04508IntroMakes provisions regarding environmental benefit projects in lieu of civil penalties including establishing conditions for their acceptance and criteria for such projects; authorizes the attorney general to review and approve the settlement or admini...
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2019-03-13
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS02878IntroEstablishes a green new deal for New York task force; requires such task force to develop a detailed statewide, industrial, economic mobilization plan for the transition of the New York economy to become greenhouse gas emissions neutral by 2030 and t...
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2019-03-12
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS04338IntroAuthorizes the attorney general to commence a special proceeding in a court hearing jurisdiction to enforce the provisions of the environmental conservation law and the rules and regulations adopted pursuant thereto in the name of the people of the s...
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2019-03-07
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS04314IntroProhibits the use of the chemical Methoprene, trade name ALTOSID, as a pesticide.
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2019-03-07
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS04289IntroProhibits the taking of zoo, petting zoo, carnival or circus animals; provides that violations shall be punishable by a fine of not less than five hundred dollars nor more than two thousand dollars.
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2019-03-06
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS04057IntroRelates to cull permits authorizing the taking of certain wildlife by certified nuisance wildlife specialists.
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2019-03-06
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS04180IntroCreates a climate action council to set greenhouse gas emission reduction goals; codifies executive order No. 24 issued by Governor Paterson in 2009.
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2019-03-04
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS04192IntroRelates to enacting the biomass fired exception program providing an exception for certain biomass fired electric generation facilities to the definition of a fossil fuel-fired facility for purposes of a CO2 budget trading program.
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2019-03-04
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS04003IntroEstablishes the low carbon fuel standard of 2019; such standard is intended to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector by 20% by 2030, with further reductions to be implemented based upon advances in technology.
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2019-02-25
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS03991IntroProvides for the issuance of free hunting, fishing and trapping licenses to persons who are active or reserve members of the armed forces or the organized militia, and to honorably discharged veterans thereof who have ten or more years of military se...
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2019-02-22
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
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