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|Jan 04, 2012||referred to transportation|
|Jan 07, 2011||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S1451
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S1451 - Details
S1451 - Summary
Grants towns and villages site plan review over railroad stations and other rail facilities of the metropolitan transportation authority in order that changes and improvements to such stations and facilities may be properly integrated into the landscape of such towns and villages in which they are located; provides that the governmental nature of the metropolitan transportation authority shall not exempt its rail stations and railroad facilities from site plan review by towns and villages.
S1451 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1451 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public authorities law, in relation to granting the power of site plan review to towns and villages over railroad facilities of the metropolitan transportation authority PURPOSE: To give towns and villages site plan review over railroad stations and other rail facilities of the MTA, so that such facilities are properly integrated into the landscape of the community. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 Makes legislative findings. Section 2 Provides that the governmental nature of the MTA's activities shall not exempt railroad facilities from site plan review by towns and villages. Section 3 Grants site plan power to towns and Villages over railroad facilities of the MTA. Section 4 Severability clause. Section 5 Effective date.
S1451 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ S. 1451 A. 1404 2011-2012 Regular Sessions S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y January 7, 2011 ___________ IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered print- ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Transporta- tion IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. THIELE -- read once and referred to the Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to granting the power of site plan review to towns and villages over railroad facili- ties of the metropolitan transportation authority THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Legislative findings. The legislature hereby finds that pursuant to title 11 of article 5 of the public authorities law, the metropolitan transportation authority operates railroad facilities with- in the state of New York, including stations, terminals, platforms and other buildings, structures, and improvements. Historically, the legis- lature has exempted the metropolitan transportation authority from the local laws, ordinances, resolutions, and rules and regulations of poli- tical subdivisions, including but not limited to zoning and land use regulations. The legislature hereby finds that it is necessary and desirable to now subject the metropolitan transportation authority to limited municipal authority with regard to site plan review of railroad facilities. Specifically, railroad facilities established by the metropolitan trans- portation authority, including stations, terminals, platforms, and other buildings, structures, and improvements are located in communities throughout the metropolitan transportation authority service area. Many of these railroad facilities are centrally located in these communities and are an integral part of the character and history of these communi- ties. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD03790-01-1
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