senate Bill S1610

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Authorizes the city of New York to discontinue use of and transfer certain parklands in furtherance of a development plan for Coney Island

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A6599 - Signed by Governor

  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 03, 2011 signed chap.281
Jul 22, 2011 delivered to governor
Jun 16, 2011 returned to assembly
passed senate
home rule request
3rd reading cal.611
substituted for s1610
Jun 16, 2011 substituted by a6599
May 16, 2011 advanced to third reading
May 11, 2011 2nd report cal.
May 10, 2011 1st report cal.611
Jan 10, 2011 referred to cities

S1610 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
New York City
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S6298A, A9478A

S1610 - Summary

Authorizes the city of New York to discontinue use of and transfer certain parklands in exchange for other lands to be utilized for park purposes in furtherance of a development plan for Coney Island.

S1610 - Sponsor Memo

S1610 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2011

Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Cities

AN ACT to authorize the city of New York to discontinue the use as park-
  land of parcels of  real  property  in  the  borough  of  Brooklyn  in
  exchange  for  the dedication of certain other lands in the borough of
  Brooklyn for park purposes in furtherance of a comprehensive  develop-
  ment plan for Coney Island


  Section 1. Subject to the provisions of this act, the city of New York
is hereby authorized  to  discontinue  the  use  as  parkland  the  land
described in section three of this act and to transfer such land and any
improvements  thereon  to  the New York city economic development corpo-
ration for sale or other disposition in furtherance of  a  comprehensive
development  plan for Coney Island, Brooklyn. The transfer of discontin-
ued parkland pursuant to this section shall be subject to  the  require-
ment  that  the  improvement  on such discontinued parkland known as the
"Abe Stark Rink" shall not be demolished prior to the construction of  a
replacement  rink  (unless  such  replacement rink is constructed on the
same site), with the goal of continuing normal  ice  skating  activities
until  the  replacement  rink is complete and that such replacement rink
shall be constructed within the Coney Island  area,  including  but  not
limited to on property under the jurisdiction of the department of parks
and recreation of such city designated as #B280 and located on the Shore
Parkway Service Road between 25th Avenue and Beach 41st Street.
  S 2. a. The authorization provided in section one of this act shall be
effective  only  upon the condition that the city acquires and dedicates
as parkland the land described in section four of this act. In the event
that such land acquired and dedicated as parkland is  not  equal  to  or
greater than the fair market value of the parklands and any improvements
thereon  to  be  discontinued,  the  city of New York shall dedicate the

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


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