senate Bill S4227

Authorizes the use of moneys in the open space account of the environmental protection fund for the support of the Historic Hudson-Hoosic Rivers Partnership

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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  • 15 / Mar / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 04 / Jun / 2013
    • 1ST REPORT CAL.1004
  • 05 / Jun / 2013
    • 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • 10 / Jun / 2013
    • ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • 11 / Jun / 2013
    • PASSED SENATE
  • 11 / Jun / 2013
    • DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • 11 / Jun / 2013
    • REFERRED TO ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • DIED IN ASSEMBLY
  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • RETURNED TO SENATE
  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 13 / May / 2014
    • 1ST REPORT CAL.726
  • 14 / May / 2014
    • 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • 19 / May / 2014
    • ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • 17 / Jun / 2014
    • PASSED SENATE
  • 17 / Jun / 2014
    • DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • 17 / Jun / 2014
    • REFERRED TO ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION

Summary

Authorizes the use of moneys in the open space account of the environmental protection fund for the support of the Historic Hudson-Hoosic Rivers Partnership.

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6225
Versions:
S4227
Legislative Cycle:
2013-2014
Current Committee:
Assembly Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง92-s, St Fin L

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BILL NUMBER:S4227

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the state finance law, in relation to
expenditure of moneys of the open space account in the environmental
protection fund

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF THE BILL: Authorizes the use of monies in
the Open Space Account of the EPF for the support of the Historic
Hudson-Hoosic Rivers Partnership.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends paragraph (d) of subdivision 6
of section 92-s of the State Finance Law, as amended by section 13 of
part E of chapter 61 of the laws of 2000.

JUSTIFICATION: The Historic Hudson-Hoosic Rivers Partnership is a
public benefit corporation created by an act of the legislature in
2006 with the mission of preserving, protecting and promoting the
natural, farmland, and heritage resources of the northern Hudson River
and the Hoosic River watersheds. The Partnership is made up of over 20
local municipalities, state agencies, not-for-profits and the National
Park Service and continues to work to fulfill its mission through its
partners. The Partnership is constructing a regional gateway visitor
center and has already helped preserve hundreds of acres of important
farmland and open space. Allowing the Partnership to receive funds
through the EPF will ensure that the organization can continue to
fulfill its public mission.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  4227

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 15, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. MARCHIONE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance

AN  ACT  to  amend  the state finance law, in relation to expenditure of
  moneys of the open space account in the environmental protection fund

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Paragraph (d) of subdivision 6 of section 92-s of the state
finance  law,  as  amended  by section 13 of part E of chapter 61 of the
laws of 2000, is amended to read as follows:
  (d) Moneys from the open space account shall be available, pursuant to
appropriation, for any open space land conservation project,  bio-diver-
sity  stewardship  and  research pursuant to chapter five hundred fifty-
four of the laws of nineteen hundred ninety-three, for the  purposes  of
agricultural and farmland protection activities as authorized by article
twenty-five-AAA  of  the  agriculture  and markets law, non-point source
abatement and control projects pursuant to section 17-1409 of the  envi-
ronmental  conservation  law  and section eleven-b of the soil and water
conservation districts law, for Long Island Central  Pine  Barrens  area
planning or Long Island south shore estuary reserve planning pursuant to
title  thirteen  of article fifty-four of the environmental conservation
law, [and] for operation and management of the Albany Pine Bush preserve
commission pursuant to subdivision two of section 54-0303 of  the  envi-
ronmental  conservation  law,  AND  FOR  OPERATION AND MANAGEMENT OF THE
HISTORIC HUDSON-HOOSIC RIVERS PARTNERSHIP PURSUANT TO ARTICLE  FORTY-TWO
OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION LAW.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09711-01-3

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