assembly Bill A700A

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Provides for the creation and administration of land banks, for the conversion of vacant, abandoned or tax-delinquent properties into productive use

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 03, 2010 reported referred to ways and means
May 26, 2010 print number 700a
May 26, 2010 amend (t) and recommit to local governments
Jan 06, 2010 referred to local governments
Mar 11, 2009 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 07, 2009 referred to local governments

A700 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4281
Law Section:
Not-for-Profit Corporation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 16 §§1600 - 1617, N-PC L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A373, S663

A700 - Summary

Provides for the creation and administration of land banks, for the conversion of vacant, abandoned or tax-delinquent properties into productive use.

A700 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   700

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. HOYT, DelMONTE, SCHROEDER, STIRPE, FINCH, GIGLIO,
  MAGNARELLI,  MILLMAN,  SCHIMEL,  JAFFEE,  KOON,  BROOK-KRASNY, GORDON,
  CAHILL -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.  of A. BOYLAND,  BRENNAN,  BURLING,
  CHRISTENSEN,  DESTITO,  ERRIGO,  GABRYSZAK, MAISEL, McENENY, McKEVITT,
  MOLINARO, QUINN, ROBINSON, WEISENBERG -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Local Governments

AN ACT to amend the county law and the New York state urban  development
  corporation  act,  in relation to creating land banks for the acquisi-
  tion, management, planning and reuse of vacant and abandoned property

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

  Section  1.  Legislative  findings.  The  legislature finds that there
exists a crisis in many cities and their metro areas  caused  by  disin-
vestment  in  real  property  and  resulting  in a significant amount of
vacant and abandoned property. For example, Cornell  Cooperative  Exten-
sion  Association  of Erie County estimates that the city of Buffalo has
13,000 vacant parcels, 4,000 vacant structures and an  estimated  22,290
vacant residential units. This condition of vacant and abandoned proper-
ty  represents lost revenue to local governments and large costs ranging
from demolition, effects of safety hazards and  spreading  deterioration
of neighborhoods including resulting mortgage foreclosures.
  The  legislature  further finds that the need exists to strengthen and
revitalize the economy of the state and its local units of government by
solving the problems of vacant and abandoned property in  a  coordinated
manner  and  to  foster  the  development  of  such property and promote
economic growth. Such problems may include multiple taxing jurisdictions
lacking common policies, ineffective property inspection, code  enforce-
ment  and  property  rehabilitation  support,  lengthy and/or inadequate
foreclosure proceedings  and  lack  of  coordination  and  resources  to
support economic revitalization.
  The  legislature  further finds that these challenges are often beyond
the capacity of cities and metro areas in the state and that a means  of
state  and  local  partnership  is required to regenerate economies with

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A700A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4281
Law Section:
Not-for-Profit Corporation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 16 §§1600 - 1617, N-PC L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A373, S663

A700A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the creation and administration of land banks, for the conversion of vacant, abandoned or tax-delinquent properties into productive use.

A700A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 700--A

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. HOYT, DelMONTE, STIRPE, FINCH, GIGLIO, MAGNAREL-
  LI, MILLMAN, SCHIMEL,  JAFFEE,  KOON,  BROOK-KRASNY,  GORDON,  CAHILL,
  LUPARDO  --  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BOYLAND, BRENNAN, BURLING,
  CHRISTENSEN, DESTITO, ERRIGO, GABRYSZAK,  MAISEL,  McENENY,  McKEVITT,
  MOLINARO, QUINN, ROBINSON, WEISENBERG -- read once and referred to the
  Committee  on  Local  Governments  --  recommitted to the Committee on
  Local Governments in accordance  with  Assembly  Rule  3,  sec.  2  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the  not-for-profit  corporation  law,  in  relation  to
  providing  for  the creation and administration of land banks, for the
  conversion of vacant,  abandoned  or  tax-delinquent  properties  into
  productive use

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

  Section 1. The not-for-profit corporation law is amended by  adding  a
new article 16 to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 16
                               LAND BANKS
SECTION 1600. SHORT TITLE.
        1601. LEGISLATIVE INTENT.
        1602. DEFINITIONS.
        1603. CREATION AND EXISTENCE.
        1604. APPLICABILITY OF NEW YORK LAW.
        1605. BOARD OF DIRECTORS.
        1606. STAFF.
        1607. POWERS.
        1608. ACQUISITION OF PROPERTY.
        1609. DISPOSITION OF PROPERTY.
        1610. FINANCING OF LAND BANK OPERATIONS.

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

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