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A08987 Summary:

BILL NOA08987
 
SAME ASSAME AS S07292
 
SPONSORDinowitz
 
COSPNSRDe La Rosa
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd 1 - 3, Chap of 2017 (as proposed in S. 5754-A and A. 7562-A)
 
Relates to lead paint remediation reporting for the metropolitan transportation authority's and the New York city transit authority's aboveground transit infrastructure.
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A08987 Actions:

BILL NOA08987
 
01/09/2018referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
02/13/2018reported
02/15/2018advanced to third reading cal.683
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A08987 Memo:

NEW YORK STATE ASSEMBLY
MEMORANDUM IN SUPPORT OF LEGISLATION
submitted in accordance with Assembly Rule III, Sec 1(f)
 
BILL NUMBER: A8987
 
SPONSOR: Dinowitz
  TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend a chapter of the laws of 2017, directing the metropol- itan transportation authority and the New York city transit authority to study aboveground transit infrastructure, as proposed in legislative bills numbers S. 5754-A and A. 7562-A, in relation to lead paint remedi- ation reporting for the metropolitan transportation authority's and the New York city transit authority's aboveground transit infrastructure   PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To clarify provisions of Chapter 492 of the Laws of 2017 to ensure that the law can be implemented effectively.   SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Chapter 492 of the Laws of 2017 directed the metropolitan transportation authority (MTA) and the New York city transit authority (NYCTA) to study, make recommendations, and report on aboveground transit infras- tructure regarding lead abatement and air quality. This bill would require NYCTA to produce an annual report on current or planned capital projects that involve the removal and containment of lead-based paint and particulate in aboveground transit infrastructure operated by NYCTA.   JUSTIFICATION: This bill provides necessary clarification of Chapter 492 of the Laws of 2017 in order to ensure its effective implementation.   PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New bill.   FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None noted.   EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect on the same date and in the same manner as a chapter of the laws of 2017, directing the metropolitan transportation authority and the New York city transit authority to study aboveground transit infrastructure, as proposed in legislative bills numbers S.5754-A and A.7562-A, takes effect.
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A08987 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          8987
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                     January 9, 2018
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced by M. of A. DINOWITZ -- read once and referred to the Commit-
          tee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions
 
        AN  ACT  to amend a chapter of the laws of 2017, directing the metropol-
          itan transportation authority and the New York city transit  authority
          to  study  aboveground transit infrastructure, as proposed in legisla-
          tive bills numbers S. 5754-A and A. 7562-A, in relation to lead  paint
          remediation  reporting for the metropolitan transportation authority's
          and the New York city transit authority's aboveground transit  infras-
          tructure
 
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. Sections 1, 2, and 3 of a chapter  of  the  laws  of  2017,
     2  directing  the  metropolitan  transportation  authority and the New York
     3  city transit authority to study aboveground transit  infrastructure,  as
     4  proposed  in  legislative  bills  numbers  S.  5754-A and A. 7562-A, are
     5  amended to read as follows:
     6    Section 1. [The metropolitan transportation authority and the New York
     7  city transit authority, in consultation with the department of  environ-
     8  mental  conservation and the department of health, shall conduct a study
     9  to examine and evaluate aboveground  stations,  elevated  trestles,  and
    10  elevated  subway and railway tracks owned or controlled by the metropol-
    11  itan transportation authority, regarding, but not limited to the follow-
    12  ing determinations:
    13    (a) review past renovations to stations to  determine  the  amount  of
    14  lead paint abatement;
    15    (b)  determine  the  degree  to  which the metropolitan transportation
    16  authority complies with federal and state air  quality  laws  and  regu-
    17  lations;
    18    (c) establish recommendations to further lead paint abatement, enhance
    19  air  quality controls, and to ensure protection of public health and the
    20  environment; and
    21    (d) determine the fiscal impact of any aforementioned recommendations.
    22    The metropolitan transportation authority and the New York city trans-
    23  it authority, in  consultation  with  the  department  of  environmental

         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD11263-04-7

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     1  conservation  and  the department of health, shall limit such study to a
     2  statistically significant subset of the aboveground  stations,  elevated
     3  trestles, and elevated subway and railway tracks to be representative of
     4  all  aboveground  transit infrastructure. Testing shall include all five
     5  boroughs, low-income neighborhoods, and densely populated areas  of  the
     6  city of New York.] On or before July 1, 2018, and every year thereafter,
     7  the  president  of  the  New  York city transit authority shall submit a
     8  written report to the governor, temporary president of the  senate,  and
     9  speaker  of  the assembly that identifies all current or planned capital
    10  projects that will involve the removal of existing lead-based paint from
    11  and the repainting of any of the aboveground  stations,  elevated  tres-
    12  tles,  or  elevated  subway tracks operated by the New York city transit
    13  authority.  For each such project, the report will describe the work  to
    14  be undertaken and measures that the New York city transit authority will
    15  take  to ensure adequate protection of public health and the environment
    16  from lead particulates. The report shall also include a  description  of
    17  the  New York city transit authority policy for lead particulate manage-
    18  ment for such capital projects.
    19    § 2. [On or before March 1, 2018, the  chairman  of  the  metropolitan
    20  transportation  authority  and the chairman on the New York city transit
    21  authority shall submit a written report to the governor, temporary pres-
    22  ident of the senate, speaker of the assembly and mayor of  the  city  of
    23  New  York,  with the findings and recommendations of the study conducted
    24  pursuant to section one of this act.
    25    § 3.] This act shall take effect immediately.
    26    § 2. This act shall take effect on the  same  date  and  in  the  same
    27  manner  as  a  chapter  of  the laws of 2017, directing the metropolitan
    28  transportation authority and the New  York  city  transit  authority  to
    29  study  aboveground  transit  infrastructure,  as proposed in legislative
    30  bills numbers S. 5754-A and A. 7562-A, takes effect.
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