Bills Pending New York Senate Environmental Conservation Committee

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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
NYS06174IntroExtends the authority of the department of environmental conservation in relation to managing alewife.
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2019-05-21
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYA02225EngrossIncludes the Sawkill Creek in Ulster county within the definition of "inland waterways" for the purposes of waterfront revitalization.
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2019-05-20
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS06155IntroRelates to extending the authority of the department of environmental conservation to manage American shad.
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2019-05-20
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
NYS06145IntroEliminates the installation or covering of mercury-containing flooring in elementary and secondary schools.
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2019-05-17
[Hearing: May 30 @ 9:30 am]
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
NYS05849IntroRelates to authorizing cull permits to certified nuisance wildlife specialists; authorizes the department of environmental conservation, after a review of the site-specific wildlife management plan, and upon a finding that wildlife has become a nuisa...
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2019-05-15
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS05818IntroRelates to hunting and hunting licenses.
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2019-05-15
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS05826IntroProhibits the use of wastewater from high-volume hydraulic fracturing for road and land spreading, for dust control or de-icing.
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2019-05-15
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS05856IntroRelates to the additional parcel in township 40, in the town of Long Lake.
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2019-05-15
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
NYS05855IntroDirects the department of environmental conservation, with the assistance of the department of transportation, to conduct a study on the environmental and human health impacts of John F. Kennedy international airport and LaGuardia airport.
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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
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
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
NYS05871IntroRelates to establishing the marine mammal and sea turtle protection area.
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2019-05-15
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS05518IntroDeclares a climate emergency and places a moratorium on fossil fuel infrastructure projects but shall not apply to repairs or maintenance of existing infrastructure.
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2019-05-13
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS03068IntroProhibits polystyrene waste.
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2019-05-10
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS03069IntroRelates to polystyrene waste reduction; prohibits the use of polystyrene foam by contractors and lessees who deal with the state through state and municipal contracts.
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2019-05-10
[Hearing: May 30 @ 9:30 am]
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
NYS05612IntroRelates to protection of certain streams; adds class D streams to the list of protected streams.
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2019-05-09
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS05619IntroDirects the department of environmental conservation to study alternative municipal uses for recycled glass; requires the department to submit a report containing its findings along with legislative proposals as it deems necessary to implement its re...
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2019-05-09
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS05615IntroEstablishes environmental standards for ambient lead and lead contamination in soils and on floors and window sills.
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2019-05-09
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
NYS05579IntroRequires the written notices, signs and markers required for pesticides for commercial and residential lawn application to be printed in the Spanish language in areas of the state with a significant number of Spanish speaking residents.
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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
NYS05547IntroDirects the commissioner of environmental conservation to promulgate rules and regulations establishing gift cards for hunting and fishing licenses in New York State.
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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
NYS05478IntroIncreases certain penalties relating to endangered and special species, species of special concern and illegal ivory articles and rhinoceros horns.
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2019-05-02
[Hearing: May 30 @ 9:30 am]
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
NYS05408IntroRelates to prohibiting the issuance of permits authorizing the use of wild animals in circuses; excepts an accredited zoo and a wildlife sanctuary.
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2019-04-30
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
NYS05196IntroRequires the commissioner of the department of environmental conservation to conduct an investigation prior to removing a species from the endangered and threatened species list.
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2019-04-15
[Hearing: May 30 @ 9:30 am]
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
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
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
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
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
NYS04876IntroIncludes the Asian longhorned tick on the invasive species list and requires the preparation of recommendations for best practices in treating livestock and farm properties for Asian longhorned tick treatment, prevention, and management.
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2019-03-28
[Hearing: May 30 @ 9:30 am]
To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
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