senate Bill S6830A

Signed by Governor

Authorizes the state to cede concurrent jurisdiction to the federal government over the Stony Lonesome and range areas at the West Point Military Reservation

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Bill Status


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor
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  • 17 / Mar / 2014
    • REFERRED TO INVESTIGATIONS AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS
  • 21 / Apr / 2014
    • AMEND AND RECOMMIT TO INVESTIGATIONS AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS
  • 21 / Apr / 2014
    • PRINT NUMBER 6830A
  • 28 / May / 2014
    • 1ST REPORT CAL.974
  • 29 / May / 2014
    • 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • 02 / Jun / 2014
    • ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • 10 / Jun / 2014
    • PASSED SENATE
  • 10 / Jun / 2014
    • DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • 10 / Jun / 2014
    • REFERRED TO GOVERNMENTAL OPERATIONS
  • 12 / Jun / 2014
    • SUBSTITUTED FOR A9595
  • 12 / Jun / 2014
    • ORDERED TO THIRD READING RULES CAL.206
  • 12 / Jun / 2014
    • PASSED ASSEMBLY
  • 12 / Jun / 2014
    • RETURNED TO SENATE
  • 10 / Nov / 2014
    • DELIVERED TO GOVERNOR
  • 21 / Nov / 2014
    • SIGNED CHAP.476
  • 21 / Nov / 2014
    • APPROVAL MEMO.11

Summary

Authorizes the state to cede concurrent jurisdiction to the federal government over the Stony Lonesome and range areas at the West Point Military Reservation.

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9595
Versions:
S6830
S6830A
Legislative Cycle:
2013-2014
Law Section:
State Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง52-c, State L

Sponsor Memo

BILL NUMBER:S6830A

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the state law, in relation to
cessation of jurisdiction of a parcel of land comprising part of the
West Point Military Reservation

PURPOSE:

Authorizes the power to cede to the federal government full concurrent
jurisdiction in and over certain lands in Highlands, Orange County,
West Point Military Reservation.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

The state law is amended by adding a new section 52-c.

JUSTIFICATION:

Currently, West Point maintains proprietary jurisdiction over the land
this legislation concerns. Unfortunately, this does not provide
adequate law enforcement capability to ensure the safety and security
of the military reservation. This legislation is important to the
security of West Point and the safety of its service members, their
families and its employees.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

New bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

None to the state.

LOCAL FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

Potential small savings to the local municipalities.

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
________________________________________________________________________

                                 6830--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 17, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LARKIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment  Operations  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,   ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the state law, in relation to cessation of jurisdiction
  of a parcel of land comprising part of the West Point Military  Reser-
  vation

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

  Section 1. The state law is amended by adding a new  section  52-c  to
read as follows:
  S 52-C. GOVERNOR MAY EXECUTE DEED OR RELEASE WITH SUNDRY RESERVATIONS;
STONY  LONESOME  AND  RANGE  AREAS,  WEST POINT MILITARY RESERVATION. 1.
NOTWITHSTANDING SECTION FIFTY-SEVEN OF THIS  ARTICLE,  THE  GOVERNOR  IS
HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO CEDE TO THE UNITED STATES FULL CONCURRENT JURISDIC-
TION  OVER  THE  TRACTS  OF LAND COMPRISING THE STONY LONESOME AND RANGE
AREAS OUTSIDE THE STONY LONESOME AND THAYER GATES, UNITED  STATES  MILI-
TARY  ACADEMY,  WEST POINT MILITARY RESERVATION, EXCLUDING U.S. ROUTE 9W
AND STATE ROUTES 218 AND 293, ACQUIRED BY THE UNITED STATES FOR MILITARY
PURPOSES UPON CONDITIONS THAT  THE  JURISDICTION  SO  CEDED  SHOULD  NOT
PREVENT  THE EXECUTION ON SUCH TRACTS OF ANY PROCESS, CIVIL OR CRIMINAL,
ISSUED UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF THIS STATE,  NOR  PREVENT  FROM  OPERATING
WITHIN  THE  BOUNDS OF SUCH TRACTS ANY OF THE LAWS OR REGULATIONS OF THE
STATE, NOT INCOMPATIBLE WITH THE FREE USE AND ENJOYMENT OF THE  PREMISES
BY THE UNITED STATES OR THE PURPOSES FOR WHICH SUCH CESSION IS MADE, NOR
PREVENT  FROM  OPERATING  WITHIN  THE SAME TRACTS OR PARCELS OF LAND THE
LAWS OR ORDINANCES OF THE COUNTY OF ORANGE, TOWN OF  HIGHLANDS,  OR  THE
VILLAGE OF HIGHLAND FALLS, NOT INCOMPATIBLE WITH THE FREE USE AND ENJOY-
MENT OF THE PREMISES BY THE UNITED STATES OR THE PURPOSES FOR WHICH SUCH
CESSION  IS MADE; AND THAT THE UNITED STATES SHALL RETAIN SUCH JURISDIC-
TION SO LONG ONLY AS SUCH TRACTS OR PARCELS OF LAND SHALL  BE  USED  FOR
MILITARY PURPOSES.
  2.  SECTIONS  FIFTY-TWO, FIFTY-THREE, FIFTY-FIVE AND FIFTY-SIX OF THIS
ARTICLE SHALL NOT APPLY TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14088-04-4

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