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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 04, 2012||referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation|
|Jan 05, 2011||referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation|
senate Bill S179
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S179 - Details
S179 - Summary
Enacts the "Niagara parks reinvestment act"; requires fifty percent of parking revenue generated at state parks in the county of Niagara to be deposited in the Niagara parks reinvestment fund; establishes the Niagara parks reinvestment fund.
S179 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S179 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the parks, recreation and historic preservation law and the state finance law, in relation to enacting the "Niagara parks reinvestment act" PURPOSE: This legislation would create the "Niagara Parks Reinvestment Act" which would constitute 50% of the vehicle use fees collected at any state park located wholly or partially in Niagara County, such revenue would be reinvested into capital improvements in state parks located in Niagara County. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 titles this as the "Niagara Parks Reinvestment Act" Section 2 requires fifty percent of the vehicle use fees generated at any state park located wholly or partially in Niagara County be deposited in the Niagara parks reinvestment fund. Further, this act requires an annual report on the amount of revenue generated, as well as a summary of projects being funded, and the amount such project being funded at. Such report shall be sent to the governor, the chair of the Senate and Assembly Tourism Committees, and any Senator or Assembly member who Niagara County. Section 3 creates the Niagara parks reinvestment fund which consists of fifty percent of the balance of total revenue from vehicle use fees generated at any State Park located wholly or partially in Niagara County. This section further states that money appropriated shall be used only to finance capital improvements in state parks located in Niagara County and/or
S179 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 179 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 5, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sen. MAZIARZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation AN ACT to amend the parks, recreation and historic preservation law and the state finance law, in relation to enacting the "Niagara parks reinvestment act" THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "Niagara parks reinvestment act". S 2. Section 3.09 of the parks, recreation and historic preservation law is amended by adding a new subdivision 2-h to read as follows: 2-H. BE EMPOWERED TO REQUIRE FIFTY PERCENT OF VEHICLE USE FEE GENER- ATED FROM ANY STATE PARK WHOLLY OR PARTIALLY LOCATED IN THE COUNTY OF NIAGARA TO BE DEPOSITED IN THE NIAGARA PARKS REINVESTMENT FUND ESTAB- LISHED IN SECTION NINETY-TWO-GG OF THE STATE FINANCE LAW. THE OFFICE SHALL PREPARE AN ANNUAL REPORT ON THE AMOUNT OF VEHICLE USE FEES COLLECTED AT ANY STATE PARK WHOLLY OR PARTIALLY LOCATED IN THE COUNTY OF NIAGARA. SUCH REPORT SHALL CONTAIN A DETAILED SUMMARY OF PROJECTS BEING FUNDED AND THE AMOUNT EACH PROJECT IS BEING FUNDED FOR. SUCH REPORT SHALL BE DISSEMINATED TO THE GOVERNOR, THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE SENATE TOURISM, RECREATION AND SPORTS DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE ASSEMBLY TOURISM, ARTS AND SPORTS DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE AND TO ANY MEMBER OF THE STATE SENATE OR ASSEMBLY REPRESENTING A PORTION OF THE COUNTY OF NIAGARA. S 3. The state finance law is amended by adding a new section 92-gg to read as follows: S 92-GG. NIAGARA PARKS REINVESTMENT FUND. 1. THERE IS HEREBY ESTAB- LISHED IN THE JOINT CUSTODY OF THE COMPTROLLER AND THE COMMISSIONER OF EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD01596-01-1
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