Includes the Canadarago Lake within the definition of inland waterways for the purposes of waterfront revitalization.
Ayes (34): DeFrancisco, Johnson, Alesi, Bonacic, Farley, Flanagan, Fuschillo, Golden, Griffo, Hannon, Lanza, Larkin, LaValle, Little, Marcellino, Nozzolio, Robach, Saland, Seward, Young, Krueger, Breslin, Diaz, Dilan, Duane, Gianaris, Montgomery, Oppenheimer, Parker, Perkins, Rivera, Stavisky, Stewart-Cousins, Squadron
Ayes W/R (1): Peralta
TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, in relation to declaring Canadarago lake as a major inland lake for purposes of inclusion in a waterfront revitalization program
PURPOSE: This bill adds the Canadarago Lake in Otsego County to the definition of "inland waterways" for purposes of waterfront revitalization.
SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 - amends subdivision 4 of section 911 of the executive law to include Canadarago Lake in the definition of "inland waterways."
Section 2 - provides the effective date.
JUSTIFICATION: This bill originated as a local request to add the Canadarago Lake to the definition of "inland waterways." Adding this body of water to the definition will permit communities in the area to apply for grants under the Local Waterfront Revitalization Program and would allow for further competitiveness.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New bill.
FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.
EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 6763 IN SENATE March 20, 2012 ___________Introduced by Sen. SEWARD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to declaring Canadarago lake as a major inland lake for purposes of inclusion in a waterfront revitalization program THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 4 of section 911 of the execu- tive law, as amended by chapter 166 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows: (a) the state's major inland lakes consisting of lakes Big Tupper, Black, CANADARAGO, Canandaigua, Cayuga, Champlain, Chautauqua, Conesus, Cranberry, George, Great Sacandaga, Honoeye, Indian, Keuka, Long, Mirror, Oneida, Onondaga, Otisco, Otsego, Owasco, Placid, Raquette, Ronkonkoma, Sacandaga, Saratoga, Schroon, Seneca, Skaneateles, Silver (in the county of Wyoming) and Saranac, and the Fulton chain of lakes; S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD14080-01-2