assembly Bill A5243A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides bicycle access to public office buildings

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 01, 2012 print number 5243a
Feb 01, 2012 amend and recommit to governmental operations
Jan 04, 2012 referred to governmental operations
Feb 14, 2011 referred to governmental operations

A5243 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S625
Law Section:
Public Buildings Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §11, Pub Bldg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A9543, S6149
2013-2014: A5304, S2265
2015-2016: A6830, A7306, S1942
2017-2018: A6688, S4300
2019-2020: A6825

A5243 - Summary

Provides bicycle access to public office buildings for state employees, contractors and visitors; requires the commissioner of general services to make an inventory of all existing bicycle parking and storage facilities at all state office buildings and office buildings in which the state leases or occupies space.

A5243 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5243

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 14, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. LATIMER -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Governmental Operations

AN ACT to amend the public buildings law, in relation to bicycle  access
  to public office buildings

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

  Section 1. Section 11 of the public buildings law, as added by chapter
819 of the laws of 1987 and subdivision 2 as amended by chapter  126  of
the laws of 1988, is amended to read as follows:
  S 11. Pilot  program  of  bicycle parking facilities.   1. Legislative
finding. In recognition of the role which bicycles can serve as a  valu-
able  transportation  mode  with  energy  conservation, health, PHYSICAL
FITNESS and environmental benefits, it is  hereby  declared  to  be  the
policy of the state that provision for adequate and safe bicycle facili-
ties including the use of present facilities for safe and secure bicycle
parking  AND  STORAGE  be  included  in the planning [and], development,
CONSTRUCTION OR RECONSTRUCTION of all state facilities.
  2. (a) The commissioner of general services shall undertake a  [pilot]
program for THE provision and promotion of safe and secure bicycle park-
ing  facilities  at state office buildings FOR STATE EMPLOYEES AND VISI-
TORS AT SUCH BUILDINGS. The commissioner[, within one year of the enact-
ment of this  section,]  OF  GENERAL  SERVICES  shall  provide,  at  the
principal  office  buildings  under  his  OR  HER superintendence at the
Nelson A. Rockefeller Empire State Plaza in  Albany,  New  York,  secure
bicycle parking facilities for use by employees and visitors.  PROVIDED,
FURTHER,  THAT THE COMMISSIONER OF GENERAL SERVICES SHALL MAKE AN INVEN-
TORY OF ALL EXISTING BICYCLE PARKING AND STORAGE FACILITIES AT ALL STATE
OFFICE BUILDINGS AND OFFICE BUILDINGS IN WHICH THE STATE LEASES OR OCCU-
PIES SPACE. SUCH INVENTORY SHALL BE MADE ONLY OF STATE OWNED  OR  LEASED
BUILDINGS  OR  OFFICES WHICH HAVE OVER THIRTY STATE EMPLOYEES LOCATED AT
SUCH SITE OR IN WHICH THE VISITATION RATE BY THE GENERAL PUBLIC IS  OVER

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04847-01-1

A5243A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S625
Law Section:
Public Buildings Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §11, Pub Bldg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A9543, S6149
2013-2014: A5304, S2265
2015-2016: A6830, A7306, S1942
2017-2018: A6688, S4300
2019-2020: A6825

A5243A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides bicycle access to public office buildings for state employees, contractors and visitors; requires the commissioner of general services to make an inventory of all existing bicycle parking and storage facilities at all state office buildings and office buildings in which the state leases or occupies space.

A5243A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5243--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 14, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. LATIMER -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Governmental Operations --  recommitted  to  the  Committee  on
  Governmental  Operations 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 public buildings law, in relation to bicycle access
  to public office buildings

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

  Section 1. Section 11 of the public buildings law, as added by chapter
819  of  the laws of 1987 and subdivision 2 as amended by chapter 126 of
the laws of 1988, is amended to read as follows:
  S 11. Pilot program of bicycle parking  facilities.    1.  Legislative
finding.  In recognition of the role which bicycles can serve as a valu-
able transportation mode  with  energy  conservation,  health,  PHYSICAL
FITNESS  and  environmental  benefits,  it  is hereby declared to be the
policy of the state that provision for adequate and safe bicycle facili-
ties including the use of present facilities for safe and secure bicycle
parking AND STORAGE be included  in  the  planning  [and],  development,
CONSTRUCTION OR RECONSTRUCTION of all state facilities.
  2.  (a) The commissioner of general services shall undertake a [pilot]
program for THE provision and promotion of safe and secure bicycle park-
ing facilities at state office buildings FOR STATE EMPLOYEES  AND  VISI-
TORS AT SUCH BUILDINGS. The commissioner[, within one year of the enact-
ment  of  this  section,]  OF  GENERAL  SERVICES  shall  provide, at the
principal office buildings under  his  OR  HER  superintendence  at  the
Nelson  A.  Rockefeller  Empire  State Plaza in Albany, New York, secure
bicycle parking facilities for use by employees and visitors.  PROVIDED,
FURTHER, THAT THE COMMISSIONER OF GENERAL SERVICES SHALL MAKE AN  INVEN-
TORY OF ALL EXISTING BICYCLE PARKING AND STORAGE FACILITIES AT ALL STATE
OFFICE BUILDINGS AND OFFICE BUILDINGS IN WHICH THE STATE LEASES OR OCCU-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04847-03-2

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