senate Bill S2425

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes a policy and procedures for state site selection in urban areas

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to investigations and government operations
Jan 20, 2011 referred to investigations and government operations

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S2425 - Details

Law Section:
Public Lands Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง2-c, Pub Lds L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S5683

S2425 - Summary

Establishes a policy that state facilities and state uses of space in urban areas shall serve to strengthen the state's cities; establishes criteria and procedures to carry out such policy.

S2425 - Sponsor Memo

S2425 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2425

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 20, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  STEWART-COUSINS, HANNON, HASSELL-THOMPSON, KLEIN,
  MONTGOMERY, OPPENHEIMER -- read twice and ordered  printed,  and  when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment Operations

AN  ACT to amend the public lands law, in relation to site selection for
  state use

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

  Section 1. The public lands law is amended by adding a new section 2-c
to read as follows:
  S  2-C.  SITE  SELECTION FOR STATE USE. 1. IT IS HEREBY DECLARED TO BE
THE POLICY OF THE STATE THAT STATE FACILITIES AND STATE USE OF SPACE  IN
URBAN  AREAS  SHALL  SERVE  TO STRENGTHEN THE STATE'S CITIES AND TO MAKE
THEM ATTRACTIVE PLACES TO LIVE  AND  WORK.  SUCH  SPACE  SHALL  CONSERVE
EXISTING URBAN RESOURCES AND ENCOURAGE THE DEVELOPMENT AND REDEVELOPMENT
OF  CITIES. PROCEDURES FOR MEETING SPACE NEEDS IN URBAN AREAS SHALL GIVE
SERIOUS CONSIDERATION TO THE  IMPACT  A  SITE  SELECTION  WILL  HAVE  ON
IMPROVING  THE  SOCIAL, ECONOMIC, ENVIRONMENTAL, AND CULTURAL CONDITIONS
OF THE COMMUNITIES IN THE URBAN AREA.
  2. EXCEPT WHERE SUCH SELECTION IS OTHERWISE  PROHIBITED,  THE  PROCESS
FOR  MEETING STATE SPACE NEEDS IN URBAN AREAS SHALL GIVE FIRST CONSIDER-
ATION TO A CENTRALIZED COMMUNITY BUSINESS AREA  AND  ADJACENT  AREAS  OF
SIMILAR  CHARACTER,  INCLUDING  OTHER SPECIFIC AREAS WHICH MAY BE RECOM-
MENDED BY LOCAL OFFICIALS.
  3. THE PROCESS OF MEETING STATE SPACE NEEDS IN URBAN  AREAS  SHALL  BE
CONSISTENT WITH THE POLICIES OF THIS SECTION AND SHALL INCLUDE CONSIDER-
ATION OF THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:
  (A)  COMPATIBILITY OF THE SITE WITH STATE, REGIONAL, OR LOCAL DEVELOP-
MENT, REDEVELOPMENT, OR CONSERVATION OBJECTIVES.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04601-01-1

S. 2425                             2

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