Relates to the regulation of vessels in the village of North Haven in the county of Suffolk.
TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the navigation law, in relation to the regulation of vessels
PURPOSE: This legislation would enable the Village of North Haven to regulate the manner of construction and location of boathouses, moorings and docs in any waters within or bounding the respective municipality to a distance of 1500 feet from the shoreline.
SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Amends subdivision 2 of section 46-a of the navigation law to include the Village of North haven in the County of Suffolk in the list municipalities in control of their shoreline.
JUSTIFICATION: The Village of North Haven in Suffolk County has requested increased authority over their shoreline so they may adequately and efficiently regulate boathouses, moorings and docks. This legislation would allow the local legislative body of the Village of North Haven in the County of Suffolk to adopt, amend and enforce local laws, rules and regulations with respect to the restriction and regulation of the manner of construction and location of boathouses, moorings and docks in any waters within or bounding the municipality to a distance of 1500 feet.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New bill.
FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.
EFFECTIVE DATE: Immediately.
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 4473 2011-2012 Regular Sessions IN SENATE April 6, 2011 ___________Introduced by Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation AN ACT to amend the navigation law, in relation to the regulation of vessels THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 46-a of the navigation law, as amended by chapter 554 of the laws of 2008, is amended to read as follows: (2) The local legislative body of the village of Sodus Point and the town of Huron in the county of Wayne, the villages of Croton-on-Hudson and Mamaroneck and the town of Cortlandt in the county of Westchester, the town of Stony Point in the county of Rockland, the town of Grand Island in the county of Erie, the towns of Conesus, Geneseo, Groveland and Livonia in the county of Livingston, the towns of Irondequoit, Webster, and Penfield in the county of Monroe, the village of Greenwood Lake and the town of Warwick in the county of Orange, the town of Carl- ton in the county of Orleans, the village of Sackets Harbor in the coun- ty of Jefferson, and the villages of Union Springs, Aurora and Cayuga and the towns of Genoa and Ledyard in the county of Cayuga, the town of Ithaca in the county of Tompkins, the city of Kingston and the village of Saugerties in the county of Ulster and the town of Porter in the county of Niagara, AND THE VILLAGE OF NORTH HAVEN IN THE COUNTY OF SUFFOLK may adopt, amend and enforce local laws, rules and regulations not inconsistent with the laws of this state or the United States, with respect to the restriction and regulation of the manner of construction and location of boathouses, moorings and docks in any waters within or bounding the respective municipality to a distance of fifteen hundred feet from the shoreline. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD04658-01-1