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A09435 Summary:

BILL NOA09435
 
SAME ASSAME AS S08861
 
SPONSORGallagher
 
COSPNSRReyes, Rosenthal L, Shimsky, Simone, Epstein, Thiele, Mamdani, Carroll, Shrestha, Simon, Rozic, Kelles, Raga, Dickens, Fahy, Bores, Tapia, Gonzalez-Rojas, Burgos, Taylor
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd Pub Auth L, generally
 
Includes stormwater in the definition of sewage for purposes of certain water, sewer, and water and sewer authorities; defines stormwater.
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A09435 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          9435
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                     March 14, 2024
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  GALLAGHER  --  read once and referred to the
          Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions
 
        AN ACT to amend the public authorities law,  in  relation  to  including
          stormwater  in the definition of sewage for purposes of certain water,
          sewer, and water and sewer authorities
 
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section  1. Subdivision 12 of section 1045-b of the public authorities
     2  law, as added by chapter 513 of the laws of 1984, is amended to read  as
     3  follows:
     4    12.  "Sewage" shall mean the water-carried human or animal wastes from
     5  residences,  buildings,  industrial  establishments  or  other   places,
     6  together  with  such  groundwater  infiltration, stormwater, and surface
     7  water as may be present. The admixture  with  sewage  of  industrial  or
     8  other waste also shall be considered "sewage" within the meaning of this
     9  title.
    10    §  2.  Subdivisions  17,  18,  19,  20 and 21 of section 1045-b of the
    11  public authorities law are renumbered subdivisions 18, 19, 20, 21 and 22
    12  and a new subdivision 17 is added to read as follows:
    13    17. "Stormwater" shall mean a flow of water occurring on the ground or
    14  other surface when rain or meltwater can no longer be  absorbed  by  the
    15  soil or other surface.
    16    §  3.  Subdivision 19 of section 1115-a of the public authorities law,
    17  as amended by chapter 403 of the laws of 1987, is  amended  to  read  as
    18  follows:
    19    19.  "Sewage" shall mean the water-carried human or animal wastes from
    20  residences,  buildings,  industrial  establishments  or  other   places,
    21  together  with  such  groundwater  infiltration, stormwater, and surface
    22  water as may be present. The admixture  with  sewage  of  industrial  or
    23  other waste also shall be considered "sewage" within the meaning of this
    24  title.
    25    §  4.  Subdivisions  24,  25  and  26  of section 1115-a of the public
    26  authorities law are renumbered subdivisions 25, 26  and  27  and  a  new
    27  subdivision 24 is added to read as follows:

         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD14685-02-4

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     1    24. "Stormwater" shall mean a flow of water occurring on the ground or
     2  other  surface  when  rain or meltwater can no longer be absorbed by the
     3  soil or other surface.
     4    §  5. Subdivision 17 of section 1122 of the public authorities law, as
     5  added by chapter 595 of the laws of 1991, is amended to read as follows:
     6    17. "Sewerage" means the water-carried human  or  animal  wastes  from
     7  residences,   buildings,  industrial  establishments  or  other  places,
     8  together with such groundwater  infiltration,  stormwater,  and  surface
     9  water  as  may  be  present.  The admixture with sewage of industrial or
    10  other wastes also shall be considered "sewage"  within  the  meaning  of
    11  this title.
    12    § 6. Subdivisions 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28 and 29 of section 1122 of
    13  the public authorities law, as added by chapter 595 of the laws of 1991,
    14  are  renumbered subdivisions 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29 and 30 and a new
    15  subdivision 22 is added to read as follows:
    16    22. "Stormwater" means a flow of water  occurring  on  the  ground  or
    17  other  surface  when  rain or meltwater can no longer be absorbed by the
    18  soil or other surface.
    19    § 7. Subdivision 18 of section 1122 of the public authorities law,  as
    20  added by chapter 592 of the laws of 1991, is amended to read as follows:
    21    18. "Sewage" means the water-carried human or animal wastes from resi-
    22  dences,  buildings,  industrial establishments or other places, together
    23  with such groundwater infiltration, stormwater, and surface water as may
    24  be present. The admixture with sewage of industrial or other waste  also
    25  shall be considered "sewage" within the meaning of this title.
    26    § 8. Subdivisions 22, 23 and 24 of section 1122 of the public authori-
    27  ties  law,  as  added by chapter 592 of the laws of 1991, are renumbered
    28  subdivisions 23, 24, and 25 and a new subdivision 22 is added to read as
    29  follows:
    30    22. "Stormwater" means a flow of water  occurring  on  the  ground  or
    31  other  surface  when  rain or meltwater can no longer be absorbed by the
    32  soil or other surface.
    33    § 9. Subdivisions 16, 17 and  18  of  section  1147-a  of  the  public
    34  authorities  law  are  renumbered  subdivisions  17, 18 and 19 and a new
    35  subdivision 16 is added to read as follows:
    36    16. "Sewage" shall mean the water-carried human or animal wastes  from
    37  residences,   buildings,  industrial  establishments  or  other  places,
    38  together with such groundwater  infiltration,  stormwater,  and  surface
    39  water  as  may  be  present.  The admixture with sewage of industrial or
    40  other waste also shall be considered "sewage" within the meaning of this
    41  title.
    42    § 10. Subdivisions 19 and 20 of section 1147-a of the public  authori-
    43  ties  law are renumbered subdivisions 21 and 22 and a new subdivision 20
    44  is added to read as follows:
    45    20. "Stormwater" shall mean a flow of water occurring on the ground or
    46  other surface when rain or meltwater can no longer be  absorbed  by  the
    47  soil or other surface.
    48    §  11. Section 1176 of the public authorities law is amended by adding
    49  a new subdivision 26 to read as follows:
    50    26. The term "stormwater" shall mean a flow of water occurring on  the
    51  ground or other surface when rain or meltwater can no longer be absorbed
    52  by the soil or other surface.
    53    §  12. Subdivision 12 of section 1196-b of the public authorities law,
    54  as added by chapter 510 of the laws of  1984,  is  amended  to  read  as
    55  follows:

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     1    12.  "Sewage" shall mean the water-carried human or animal wastes from
     2  residences,  buildings,  industrial  establishments  or  other   places,
     3  together  with  such  groundwater  infiltration, stormwater, and surface
     4  water as may be present. The admixture  with  sewage  of  industrial  or
     5  other waste also shall be considered "sewage" within the meaning of this
     6  title.
     7    §  13.  Subdivisions  17,  18,  19, 20 and 21 of section 1196-b of the
     8  public authorities law are renumbered subdivisions 18, 19, 20, 21 and 22
     9  and a new subdivision 17 is added to read as follows:
    10    17. "Stormwater" shall mean a flow of water occurring on the ground or
    11  other surface when rain or meltwater can no longer be  absorbed  by  the
    12  soil or other surface.
    13    §  14. Subdivision 19 of section 1199-a of the public authorities law,
    14  as added by chapter 723 of the laws of  1986,  is  amended  to  read  as
    15  follows:
    16    19. "Sewage" means the water-carried human or animal wastes from resi-
    17  dences,  buildings,  industrial establishments or other places, together
    18  with such groundwater infiltration, stormwater, and surface water as may
    19  be present. The admixture with sewage of industrial or other waste  also
    20  shall be considered "sewage" within the meaning of this title.
    21    §  15.  Subdivisions  23,  24  and  25 of section 1199-a of the public
    22  authorities law are renumbered subdivisions 24, 25  and  26  and  a  new
    23  subdivision 23 is added to read as follows:
    24    23.  "Stormwater"  means  a  flow  of water occurring on the ground or
    25  other surface when rain or meltwater can no longer be  absorbed  by  the
    26  soil or other surface.
    27    § 16. Subdivision 18 of section 1199-bb of the public authorities law,
    28  as  added  by  chapter  501  of  the laws of 1990, is amended to read as
    29  follows:
    30    18. "Sewage" means the water-carried human or animal wastes from resi-
    31  dences, buildings, industrial establishments or other  places,  together
    32  with such groundwater infiltration, stormwater, and surface water as may
    33  be  present. The admixture with sewage of industrial or other waste also
    34  shall be considered "sewage" within the meaning of this title.
    35    § 17. Subdivisions 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27 and 28 of section 1199-bb of
    36  the public authorities law, subdivisions 22, 23, 24, 25, 26  and  28  as
    37  renumbered  by  chapter 501 of the laws of 1990, are renumbered subdivi-
    38  sions 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28 and 29 and a new subdivision 22 is added to
    39  read as follows:
    40    22. "Stormwater" means a flow of water  occurring  on  the  ground  or
    41  other  surface  when  rain or meltwater can no longer be absorbed by the
    42  soil or other surface.
    43    § 18. Subdivision 18 of section 1199-bbbb of  the  public  authorities
    44  law,  as added by chapter 195 of the laws of 1995, is amended to read as
    45  follows:
    46    18. "Sewage" means the water-carried human or animal wastes from resi-
    47  dences, buildings, industrial establishments or other  places,  together
    48  with such groundwater infiltration, stormwater, and surface water as may
    49  be  present. The admixture with sewage of industrial or other waste also
    50  shall be considered "sewage" within the meaning of this title.
    51    § 19. Subdivisions 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27 and 28 of section  1199-bbbb
    52  of  the  public  authorities law, as added by chapter 195 of the laws of
    53  1995, are renumbered subdivisions 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28 and  29  and  a
    54  new subdivision 22 is added to read as follows:

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     1    22.  "Stormwater"  means  a  flow  of water occurring on the ground or
     2  other surface when rain or meltwater can no longer be  absorbed  by  the
     3  soil or other surface.
     4    §  20.  Subdivision  18 of section 1199-aaaa of the public authorities
     5  law, as added by chapter 411 of the laws of 1995, is amended to read  as
     6  follows:
     7    18. "Sewage" means the water-carried human or animal wastes from resi-
     8  dences,  buildings,  industrial establishments or other places, together
     9  with such groundwater infiltration, stormwater, and surface water as may
    10  be present. The admixture with sewage of industrial or other waste  also
    11  shall be considered "sewage" within the meaning of this title.
    12    §  21. Subdivisions 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27 and 28 of section 1199-aaaa
    13  of the public authorities law, as added by chapter 411 of  the  laws  of
    14  1995,  are  renumbered  subdivisions 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28 and 29 and a
    15  new subdivision 22 is added to read as follows:
    16    22. "Stormwater" means a flow of water  occurring  on  the  ground  or
    17  other  surface  when  rain or meltwater can no longer be absorbed by the
    18  soil or other surface.
    19    § 22. Subdivision 2 of section 1230-g of the public authorities law is
    20  amended by adding a new paragraph (h) to read as follows:
    21    (h) "Stormwater" means a flow of water  occurring  on  the  ground  or
    22  other  surface  when  rain or meltwater can no longer be absorbed by the
    23  soil or other surface.
    24    § 23. Subdivision 21 of section 1232-b of the public authorities  law,
    25  as  added  by  chapter  685  of  the laws of 2003, is amended to read as
    26  follows:
    27    21. "Sewage" means the water-carried human or animal wastes from resi-
    28  dences, buildings, industrial establishments or other  places,  together
    29  with  such  ground  water infiltration, stormwater, and surface water as
    30  may be present. The admixture of sewage with industrial or  other  waste
    31  also shall be considered "sewage" within the meaning of this title.
    32    §  24. Subdivisions 26 and 27 of section 1232-b of the public authori-
    33  ties law are renumbered subdivisions 27 and 28 and a new subdivision  26
    34  is added to read as follows:
    35    26.  "Stormwater"  means  a  flow  of water occurring on the ground or
    36  other surface when rain or meltwater can no longer be  absorbed  by  the
    37  soil or other surface.
    38    § 25. Subdivision 16 of section 1281 of the public authorities law, as
    39  amended  by  chapter  744  of  the  laws  of 1970, is amended to read as
    40  follows:
    41    16. "Sewage" shall mean the water-carried human or animal wastes  from
    42  residences,   buildings,  industrial  establishments  or  other  places,
    43  together with such ground water infiltration,  stormwater,  and  surface
    44  water  as  may be present. The admixture with sewage of industrial waste
    45  or other waste shall also be considered "sewage" within the  meaning  of
    46  this title.
    47    §  26. Section 1281 of the public authorities law is amended by adding
    48  a new subdivision 35 to read as follows:
    49    35. "Stormwater" or "storm water" shall mean a flow of water occurring
    50  on the ground or other surface when rain or meltwater can no  longer  be
    51  absorbed by the soil or other surface.
    52    § 27. This act shall take effect immediately.
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