Bill Text: NY A07710 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Directs 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.

Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 12-1)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-06-20 - substituted by s5855 [A07710 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A07710-Introduced.html



                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________

                                          7710

                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                   IN ASSEMBLY

                                      May 16, 2019
                                       ___________

        Introduced   by  M.  of  A.  GRIFFIN,  SOLAGES,  BRAUNSTEIN,  SEAWRIGHT,
          O'DONNELL, COOK, WILLIAMS, ORTIZ, D'URSO,  HYNDMAN,  TITUS  --  Multi-
          Sponsored  by  --  M.  of  A.  LENTOL -- read once and referred to the
          Committee on Environmental Conservation

        AN ACT to direct 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 interna-
          tional airport and LaGuardia airport

          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section  1.  The  department  of  environmental conservation, with the
     2  assistance of the department of transportation, shall  conduct  a  study
     3  describing  the environmental, noise, and human health impacts caused by
     4  runways, including new runways, and  air  traffic  at  John  F.  Kennedy
     5  international  airport  and LaGuardia airport. In conducting this study,
     6  the department, with the assistance of the department of transportation,
     7  shall monitor actual noise levels experienced in 2020 and 2021 and shall
     8  pay  particular  attention  to  the  impact  of  air  pollution,   noise
     9  pollution,  the  emission  of  gases and fluids by aircraft, and similar
    10  factors on the quality of life, health, and property values  of  persons
    11  who  live  adjacent  to flight paths used by aircraft at John F. Kennedy
    12  international airport and LaGuardia airport. The department shall deliv-
    13  er a written report of its findings to the governor and the  legislature
    14  on or before March 31, 2022.
    15    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD11688-02-9
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