N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law Section 11-0535-C
Endangered and threatened species mitigation bank fund


1.

The department is hereby authorized to utilize funds in the endangered and threatened species mitigation bank fund, established pursuant to State Finance Law § 99-HH (Criminal justice discovery compensation fund)section ninety-nine-hh of the state finance law, for the purposes of implementing an endangered and threatened species mitigation plan approved by the department.

2.

Such fund shall consist of contributions, in an amount determined by the department, deposited by an applicant granted a siting permit to construct a major renewable energy facility, where such applicant has been ordered to mitigate harm to a threatened or endangered species or its habitat.

3.

In administering the provisions of this article, the commissioner:

a.

May, in the name of the state, enter into contracts with not-for-profit corporations, private or public universities, and private contractors for services contemplated by this title. Such contracts shall be subject to approval by the state comptroller and, as to form, by the attorney general.

b.

Shall approve vouchers for payments pursuant to an approved contract. All such payments shall be paid on the audit and warrant of the state comptroller;

c.

May, in the name of the state, enter into contracts with a not-for-profit corporation to administer grants made pursuant to this title, including the approval and payment of vouchers for approved contracts; and

d.

May perform such other and further acts as may be necessary, proper, or desirable to carry out the provisions of this article.

4.

Nothing in this article shall be construed to limit or restrict any powers of the commissioner or any other agency pursuant to any other provision of law.

5.

The commissioner is authorized and directed to promulgate any regulations deemed necessary to implement this section. ** 6. The commissioner shall annually report to the department of public service, the governor, the temporary president of the senate and the speaker of the assembly on the status of the fund and all monies added to and expended from the fund. ** NB Repealed December 31, 2040 * NB Repealed December 31, 2030

Source: Section 11-0535-C — Endangered and threatened species mitigation bank fund, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/ENV/11-0535-C (updated May 3, 2024; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

11‑0501
Fish and wildlife management practices cooperative program
11‑0503
Polluting streams prohibited
11‑0505
Interference with fish and wildlife
11‑0507
Liberation of fish, shellfish and wildlife
11‑0509
Water chestnut
11‑0511
Possession and transportation of wildlife
11‑0512
Possession, sale, barter, transfer, exchange and import of wild animals as pets prohibited
11‑0513
Pigeons
11‑0514
Eurasian boars prohibited
11‑0515
Licenses to collect, possess or sell for propagation, scientific or exhibition purposes
11‑0517
Taking for propagation and stocking
11‑0519
Disposition of fish, wildlife, game, shellfish, crustacea or protected insects seized by or surrendered to enforcement officers
11‑0521
Destructive wildlife
11‑0522
Urban deer management pilot program
11‑0522‑A
Long Island deer management pilot program
11‑0523
Destructive or menacing wildlife
11‑0524
Nuisance wildlife control operators
11‑0525
Control of rabies in wildlife
11‑0527
State aid to counties participating in control of rabies in wildlife
11‑0529
Cats hunting birds
11‑0531
Bounties prohibited
11‑0533
Licensing of guides
11‑0535
Endangered and threatened species, species of special concern
11‑0535‑A
Illegal ivory articles and rhinoceros horns
11‑0535‑B
Vulnerable species
11‑0535‑C
Endangered and threatened species mitigation bank fund
11‑0536
Sale of certain wild animals or wild animal products prohibited
11‑0537
Bald and golden eagles
11‑0538
Direct contact between public and big cats prohibited
11‑0539
New York natural heritage program
11‑0540
Prohibition on permits authorizing the use of elephants in entertainment acts

Accessed:
Jun. 15, 2024

Last modified:
May 3, 2024

§ 11-0535-C’s source at nysenate​.gov

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