|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Apr 17, 2012||referred to environmental conservation|
delivered to assembly
|Mar 22, 2012||advanced to third reading|
|Mar 21, 2012||2nd report cal.|
|Mar 20, 2012||1st report cal.381|
|Jan 04, 2012||referred to finance|
returned to senate
died in assembly
|Jun 20, 2011||referred to environmental conservation|
delivered to assembly
|May 16, 2011||advanced to third reading|
|May 11, 2011||2nd report cal.|
|May 10, 2011||1st report cal.570|
|Jan 05, 2011||referred to finance|
senate Bill S341
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S341 - Details
S341 - Summary
Requires open space conservation projects to be undertaken with willing sellers; provides that the use of eminent domain for such projects shall be limited to lands where the owner thereof has consented thereto or where the eminent domain is required to quiet title.
S341 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S341 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the state finance law and the environmental conservation law, in relation to requiring open space land conservation projects to be undertaken with willing sellers PURPOSE: Requires that open space conservation projects be undertaken with willing sellers. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: The bill amends Section 92-s of the State Finance Law to provide that moneys from the Environmental Protection Fund shall be available, pursuant to appropriation, for open space land conservation projects undertaken with a willing seller. It amends section 54-0301 of the Environmental Conservation Law to redefine "open space conservation projects" as acquisition projects undertaken with willing sellers. It amends section 54-0303 to limit the use of eminent domain in connection with open space conservation projects to situations where the landowner has consented to its use or where its use is required to quiet title. JUSTIFICATION: New York State is a national leader in the effort to conserve open
S341 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ S. 341 A. 147 2011-2012 Regular Sessions S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y (PREFILED) January 5, 2011 ___________ IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. LITTLE -- read twice and ordered print- ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. SAYWARD -- read once and referred to the Committee on Environmental Conservation AN ACT to amend the state finance law and the environmental conservation law, in relation to requiring open space land conservation projects to be undertaken with willing sellers THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph (d) of subdivision 6 of section 92-s of the state finance law, as amended by section 13 of part E of chapter 61 of the laws of 2000, is amended to read as follows: (d) Moneys from the open space account shall be available, pursuant to appropriation, for any open space land conservation project UNDERTAKEN WITH A WILLING SELLER, bio-diversity stewardship and research pursuant to chapter five hundred fifty-four of the laws of nineteen hundred nine- ty-three, for the purposes of agricultural and farmland protection activities as authorized by article twenty-five-AAA of the agriculture and markets law, non-point source abatement and control projects pursu- ant to section 17-1409 of the environmental conservation law and section eleven-b of the soil and water conservation districts law, for Long Island Central Pine Barrens area planning or Long Island south shore estuary reserve planning pursuant to title thirteen of article fifty- four of the environmental conservation law, and for operation and management of the Albany Pine Bush preserve commission pursuant to subdivision two of section 54-0303 of the environmental conservation law. S 2. Section 54-0301 of the environmental conservation law, as added by chapter 610 of the laws of 1993, is amended to read as follows: EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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