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A05424 Summary:

BILL NO    A05424B

SAME AS    SAME AS S04236-B

SPONSOR    Sweeney (MS)

COSPNSR    Silver, Farrell, Lifton, Gottfried, Weisenberg, Colton, Brennan,
           Glick, Cymbrowitz, O'Donnell, Jaffee, Kavanagh, Zebrowski, Abinanti,
           Otis, Englebright, Dinowitz, Markey, Paulin, Millman, Jacobs, Cook,
           Miller, Robinson, Galef, Braunstein, Scarborough, Clark, Perry,
           Roberts, Hooper, Kellner, Cahill, Rosenthal, Peoples-Stokes, Rozic,
           Brindisi, Ortiz, Skartados, Steck, Sepulveda, Weprin, Fahy, Gunther,
           Russell, Skoufis, Rodriguez

MLTSPNSR   Aubry, Bronson, Buchwald, Crespo, Hevesi, Lavine, Lentol, Magnarelli,
           Nolan, Rivera, Ryan, Schimel, Simanowitz, Thiele, Titone, Weinstein



Suspends the issuance of permits for drilling wells for natural gas extraction
in certain areas.
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A05424 Text:

                           S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
       ________________________________________________________________________

                                        5424--B
                                                               Cal. No. 254

                              2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                                 I N  A S S E M B L Y

                                   February 26, 2013
                                      ___________

       Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  SWEENEY, SILVER, FARRELL, LIFTON, GOTTFRIED,
         WEISENBERG, COLTON, BRENNAN,  GLICK,  CYMBROWITZ,  O'DONNELL,  JAFFEE,
         KAVANAGH,  ZEBROWSKI,  ABINANTI,  OTIS, ENGLEBRIGHT, DINOWITZ, MARKEY,
         PAULIN, MILLMAN, JACOBS, COOK, MILLER,  ROBINSON,  GALEF,  BRAUNSTEIN,
         SCARBOROUGH,  CLARK,  PERRY,  ROBERTS, HOOPER, KELLNER, CAHILL, ROSEN-
         THAL,  PEOPLES-STOKES,  ROZIC,  BRINDISI,  ORTIZ,  SKARTADOS,   STECK,
         SEPULVEDA,  WEPRIN, FAHY, GUNTHER, RUSSELL, SKOUFIS -- Multi-Sponsored
         by -- M. of  A.  AUBRY,  BUCHWALD,  CRESPO,  HEVESI,  LAVINE,  LENTOL,
         MAGNARELLI,  NOLAN, RIVERA, RYAN, SCHIMEL, SIMANOWITZ, THIELE, TITONE,
         WEINSTEIN -- read once and referred to the Committee on  Environmental
         Conservation  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted
         as amended and recommitted to said committee -- advanced  to  a  third
         reading,  amended  and  ordered  reprinted, retaining its place on the
         order of third reading

       AN ACT suspending the issuance of permits for the drilling of wells  for
         natural  gas extraction in certain areas; and providing for the repeal
         of such provision upon expiration thereof

         THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
       BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

    1    Section  1.  No  horizontal natural gas or oil drilling or high-volume
    2  hydraulic fracturing shall be conducted in the state, and the department
    3  of environmental conservation shall issue no permits for the drilling of
    4  a well for extraction of oil or natural gas that would involve  the  use
    5  of horizontal drilling or high-volume hydraulic fracturing.
    6    S  2.  This  act shall take effect immediately and shall expire and be
    7  deemed repealed 36 months after such effective date.


        EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                             [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                  LBD09142-06-4
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