senate Bill S4281A

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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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 23, 2010 referred to ways and means
Jun 22, 2010 delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1079
Jun 15, 2010 reported and committed to rules
Jun 09, 2010 reported and committed to finance
May 26, 2010 print number 4281a
May 26, 2010 amend (t) and recommit to local government
Jan 06, 2010 referred to local government
Apr 21, 2009 referred to local government

Votes

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Jun 22, 2010 - Rules committee Vote

S4281A
16
4
committee
16
Aye
4
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 15, 2010 - Finance committee Vote

S4281A
29
0
committee
29
Aye
0
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 9, 2010 - Local Government committee Vote

S4281A
5
0
committee
5
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Local Government Committee Vote: Jun 9, 2010

excused (1)

S4281 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A700
Law Section:
Not-for-Profit Corporation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 16 §§1600 - 1617, N-PC L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S663, A373

S4281 - Summary

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

S4281 - Sponsor Memo

S4281 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4281

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 21, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. VALESKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government

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
significant vacant and abandoned property. Partnership between state and
local government is necessary for a vacant property initiative.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02861-01-9

S4281A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A700
Law Section:
Not-for-Profit Corporation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 16 §§1600 - 1617, N-PC L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S663, A373

S4281A (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S4281A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4281A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4281--A

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 21, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. VALESKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government -- recom-
  mitted to the Committee on Local Government in accordance with  Senate
  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  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.
        1611. BORROWING AND ISSUANCE OF BONDS.
        1612. PUBLIC RECORDS AND PUBLIC MEETINGS.
        1613. DISSOLUTION OF LAND BANK.
        1614. CONFLICTS OF INTEREST.
        1615. CONSTRUCTION, INTENT AND SCOPE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02861-04-0

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