A00269 Summary:

BILL NO    A00269 

SAME AS    SAME AS S03596

SPONSOR    Kavanagh

COSPNSR    Colton, Weprin, Gottfried, Galef, Abinanti

MLTSPNSR   

Add S71-3704, En Con L

Provides that the failure to report a release of hazardous substances is a
class A misdemeanor and any such subsequent violation shall be a class E
felony.
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A00269 Actions:

BILL NO    A00269 

01/09/2013 referred to environmental conservation
04/30/2013 reported referred to codes
06/04/2013 reported referred to rules
06/10/2013 reported 
06/10/2013 rules report cal.65
06/10/2013 ordered to third reading rules cal.65
01/08/2014 referred to environmental conservation
02/26/2014 reported referred to codes
03/04/2014 reported 
03/06/2014 advanced to third reading cal.479
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A00269 Text:

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

                                          269

                              2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                                 I N  A S S E M B L Y

                                      (PREFILED)

                                    January 9, 2013
                                      ___________

       Introduced by M. of A. KAVANAGH -- read once and referred to the Commit-
         tee on Environmental Conservation

       AN  ACT  to  amend  the  environmental  conservation law, in relation to
         notification of the release of hazardous substances

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

    1    Section  1.  The environmental conservation law is amended by adding a
    2  new section 71-3704 to read as follows:
    3  S 71-3704. FAILURE TO REPORT RELEASE OF A HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE.
    4    ANY PERSON WHO VIOLATES ANY OF THE PROVISIONS  OF,  OR  WHO  FAILS  TO
    5  PERFORM  ANY  DUTY  IMPOSED  BY SECTION 37-0107 OF THIS CHAPTER, AND WHO
    6  FAILS WITHIN TWO HOURS TO NOTIFY  THE  DEPARTMENT  OF  A  RELEASE  OF  A
    7  REPORTABLE  QUANTITY  OF  A  SUBSTANCE HAZARDOUS OR ACUTELY HAZARDOUS TO
    8  PUBLIC HEALTH, SAFETY OR THE ENVIRONMENT SHALL BE GUILTY OF  FAILURE  TO
    9  REPORT  RELEASE OF A HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE. FAILURE TO REPORT RELEASE OF A
   10  HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE SHALL BE A CLASS A MISDEMEANOR;  PROVIDED,  HOWEVER,
   11  THAT IF A DEFENDANT HAS PREVIOUSLY BEEN CONVICTED OF A VIOLATION OF THIS
   12  SECTION, SUCH SUBSEQUENT VIOLATION SHALL BE A CLASS E FELONY.
   13    S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
   14  it shall have become a law.




        EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                             [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                  LBD02318-01-3
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