senate Bill S3315

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to requiring a local referendum prior to legislative action taken to alienate parkland

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 04, 2012 referred to local government
Jun 24, 2011 committed to rules
Mar 07, 2011 advanced to third reading
Mar 03, 2011 2nd report cal.
Mar 02, 2011 1st report cal.163
Feb 16, 2011 referred to local government

Votes

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Mar 2, 2011 - Local Government committee Vote

S3315
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Local Government Committee Vote: Mar 2, 2011

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S3315 - Details

Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §72-h, Gen Muni L; amd §215, County L; add §1-103, Vil L; amd §20, Gen City L; amd §64, Town L; add §12, Munic Home R L; add §11-a, Statute of Loc Gov
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
A7946

S3315 - Summary

Relates to requiring a local referendum prior to legislative action taken to alienate parkland.

S3315 - Sponsor Memo

S3315 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3315

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 16, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. MARTINS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government

AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, the county law,  the  village
  law,  the  general city law, the town law, the municipal home rule law
  and the statute of local governments, in relation to requiring a local
  referendum prior to legislative action taken to alienate parkland

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  (b) of section 72-h of the general municipal
law, as added by chapter 233 of the laws of 1940, is amended to read  as
follows:
  (b) The provisions of this section shall not apply to any real proper-
ty  which  is  made  inalienable  under  the  provisions of any general,
special or local law or of any charter.    PRIOR  TO  STATE  LEGISLATIVE
ACTION  TAKEN  TO ALIENATE PARKLAND IN SUPERSESSION OF THE PROVISIONS OF
THIS SUBDIVISION, APPROVAL OF SUCH ACTION SHALL  BE  ATTAINED  FROM  THE
RESIDENTS  DIRECTLY  AFFECTED  BY THE ALIENATION OF THE PARKLAND THROUGH
THE MEANS OF A LOCAL REFERENDUM.
  S 2. Section 215 of the county law is amended by adding a new subdivi-
sion 12 to read as follows:
  12. PRIOR TO STATE LEGISLATIVE ACTION TAKEN TO  ALIENATE  PARKLAND  IN
SUPERSESSION  OF ANY OF THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION, APPROVAL OF SUCH
ACTION SHALL BE ATTAINED FROM THE RESIDENTS  DIRECTLY  AFFECTED  BY  THE
ALIENATION OF THE PARKLAND THROUGH THE MEANS OF A LOCAL REFERENDUM.
  S  3. The village law is amended by adding a new section 1-103 to read
as follows:
  S 1-103 LEGISLATIVE ACTION TO ALIENATE PARKLAND; REFERENDUM  REQUIRED.
WHERE  CERTAIN PARKLAND IS IMPRESSED WITH A PUBLIC TRUST, THEREBY NECES-
SITATING STATE LEGISLATIVE ACTION TO ALIENATE SUCH REAL PROPERTY,  PRIOR
TO  SUCH  LEGISLATIVE  ACTION, APPROVAL OF SUCH ACTION SHALL BE ATTAINED

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07858-01-1

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