senate Bill S179

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Enacts the "Niagara parks reinvestment act"

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 04, 2012 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation
Jan 05, 2011 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation

S179 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8220
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3.09, Pks & Rec L; add §92-gg, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2534

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

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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