senate Bill S6838

Amended

Authorizes the commissioner of general services to sell and convey certain lands in the borough of Manhattan, county of New York to be used for specific purposes and programs

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Bill Status


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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  • 18 / Mar / 2014
    • REFERRED TO INVESTIGATIONS AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS
  • 03 / Jun / 2014
    • AMEND (T) AND RECOMMIT TO INVESTIGATIONS AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS
  • 03 / Jun / 2014
    • PRINT NUMBER 6838A

Summary

Authorizes the commissioner of general services to sell and convey certain lands in the borough of Manhattan, county of New York to be used for social service programs, educational programs, and affordable senior housing.

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Bill Details

Versions:
S6838
S6838A
Legislative Cycle:
2013-2014
Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
General Services, Office of

Sponsor Memo

BILL NUMBER:S6838

TITLE OF BILL: An act to authorize the commissioner of general
services to sell and convey certain state lands in the borough of
Manhattan, county of New York to be used for a multi-service center to
encourage local economic development, social services, education and
housing

PURPOSE: The bill permits the sale of property to be used for a
senior center in New York City.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 1 gives provisions to the Commissioner of OGS to sell and
convey to Acacia Network the premises described in Section 2.

Section 2 describes the property to be conveyed.

Section 3 provides that such description of the property will be more
clearly defined by an accurate survey.

Section 4 provides that the Commissioner of OGS shall not grant such
land unless an application is made within one year after the effective
date of this act.

Section 5 provides that the property shall be used exclusively for the
purposes of providing senior housing.

Section 6 provides that the Act shall take place immediately.

JUSTIFICATION: The property provides housing for a vulnerable
population in New York City, seniors.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New Bill

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: The consideration paid shall be $1.00.

EFFECTIVE DATE: Immediately.

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

                                  6838

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 18, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ROBACH -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment Operations

AN ACT to authorize the commissioner of general  services  to  sell  and
  convey  certain state lands in the borough of Manhattan, county of New
  York to be used for a multi-service center to encourage local economic
  development, social services, education and housing

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

  Section  1.  The commissioner of general services is hereby authorized
and empowered to sell and convey to  Acacia  Network,  a  not-for-profit
corporation  organized  and  existing under the laws of the state of New
York, 128 East 112th Street Manhattan, New  York,  including  lands  and
improvements thereof generally bounded and described as:
  All  the  tract  of  land  known  as 128 East 112th Street, located in
section 6, block 163, lot 62, in the borough of Manhattan, city,  county
and state of New York.
  S  2.  The  time and terms and conditions, including consideration, of
this conveyance, shall be determined  by  the  commissioner  of  general
services.   Such transfer and conveyance shall be to advance some public
purpose to be specified in the  contract  impending  such  transfer  and
conveyance.
  S  3.  The  description  in section one of this act of the lands to be
conveyed is not intended to be a legal description, but is intended only
to identify the premises to be conveyed.  As  a  condition  of  purchase
Acacia  Network shall submit to the commissioner of general services for
approval an accurate survey  and  description  of  the  lands  generally
described  in  section one of this act, which may be used in the convey-
ance thereof.
  S 4. The commissioner of general services shall not grant  the  afore-
said land unless application is made therefore by Acacia Network, within
one year after the effective date of this act.
  S  5.  Any  lands  including improvements thereon conveyed pursuant to
this act shall be used as a  multi-service  center  to  encourage  local

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11821-03-4

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economic  development, social services, education and housing; provided,
however, that the land authorized to be conveyed by this act, after such
conveyance, shall revert to the state if such land  shall  cease  to  be
used by Acacia Network for the purposes provided in this section.
  S 6. This act shall take effect immediately.

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