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A03245 Summary:

COSPNSRColton, Gunther, Kellner, O'Donnell, Weisenberg, Kavanagh, Maisel, Castro, Dinowitz, Magnarelli, Schimel, Rosenthal, Galef, Jaffee, Rodriguez, Markey, Abinanti, Rivera P, Skartados
MLTSPNSRBarrett, Braunstein, Brennan, Castelli, Crespo, Gottfried, Jeffries, Latimer, Magee, Millman, Nolan, Thiele
Amd S23-0303, En Con L
Allows local governments to enact or enforce certain laws and ordinances.
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A03245 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2011-2012 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    January 24, 2011
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  LIFTON, COLTON, GUNTHER, KELLNER, O'DONNELL,
          ROSENTHAL  --  Multi-Sponsored  by  -- M. of A. BRENNAN, CRESPO, GOTT-
          FRIED, MAGEE, NOLAN, THIELE -- read once and referred to the Committee
          on Environmental Conservation

        AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
          allowing  local governments to enact or enforce certain laws and ordi-
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  Subdivision  2  of  section  23-0303 of the environmental
     2  conservation law, as added by section  846  of  the  laws  of  1981,  is
     3  amended to read as follows:
     4    2.  The  provisions  of this article shall supersede all local laws or
     5  ordinances relating to the regulation  of  the  oil,  gas  and  solution
     6  mining industries; but shall not supersede local government jurisdiction
     7  over local roads or the rights of local governments under the real prop-
     8  erty  tax  law  provided,  however,  that nothing in this title shall be

     9  construed to prevent any local government from:
    10    (a) enacting or enforcing local laws or ordinances of general applica-
    11  bility except that such local laws shall not expressly regulate the oil,
    12  gas and solution mining industries regulated  by  state  statute,  regu-
    13  lation, or permit; or
    14    (b) enacting or enforcing local zoning ordinances or laws which deter-
    15  mine permissible uses in zoning districts.
    16    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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