senate Bill S1918

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires the conducting of public hearings and reports thereon prior to the closure of any real property by the office of parks, recreation and historic preservation

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  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 04, 2012 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation
Jan 14, 2011 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation

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S1918 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A693
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §13.14, Pks & Rec L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S7457, A10452

S1918 - Summary

Requires the conducting of public hearings and reports thereon prior to the closure to public access of any real property by the office of parks, recreation and historic preservation.

S1918 - Sponsor Memo

S1918 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1918

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 14, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. SERRANO -- 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,  in
  relation  to  requiring an evaluation of the impacts of the closure of
  public access to any land owned or operated by the  office  of  parks,
  recreation and historic preservation

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

  Section 1. The parks, recreation  and  historic  preservation  law  is
amended by adding a new section 13.14 to read as follows:
  S 13.14 CLOSURE OF LANDS OWNED, HELD OR ADMINISTERED BY THE OFFICE. 1.
NOT LESS THAN SIX MONTHS BEFORE THE PROPOSED CLOSURE OF PUBLIC ACCESS TO
ANY REAL PROPERTY OWNED, HELD OR ADMINISTERED BY THE OFFICE, THE COMMIS-
SIONER  SHALL  ISSUE  A DRAFT REPORT THAT PROVIDES THE JUSTIFICATION AND
RATIONAL FOR SUCH CLOSURE INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
  (A) A FULL DESCRIPTION OF THE REAL PROPERTY;
  (B) THE PURPOSES THAT THE REAL PROPERTY SERVES TO THE  PEOPLE  OF  THE
STATE;
  (C)  A  COMPARISON OF THE ECONOMIC IMPACTS OF CLOSURE VERSUS CONTINUED
OPERATION OF SUCH REAL PROPERTY TO THE STATE, LOCAL GOVERNMENTS AND  THE
PUBLIC;
  (D)  AN  ANALYSIS  OF  THE  POTENTIAL  HARM TO SUCH REAL PROPERTY FROM
VANDALISM, LACK OF MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE, AND  OTHER  IMPACTS  FROM
THE LACK OF REGULAR OVERSIGHT BY THE OFFICE;
  (E)  THE  IMPACT  OF SUCH PROPOSED CLOSURE ON THE ENTIRE REAL PROPERTY
SYSTEM OWNED AND OPERATED BY THE OFFICE; AND
  (F) SUCH OTHER FACTORS THAT ARE  PARTICULARLY  RELEVANT  TO  THE  REAL
PROPERTY AND ITS FUNCTION AS STATE LAND.
  2.  NOT  LESS  THAN  FOUR MONTHS BEFORE THE PROPOSED CLOSURE OF PUBLIC
ACCESS TO SUCH REAL PROPERTY,  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL  PROVIDE  PUBLIC

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00402-01-1

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