senate Bill S3992A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Authorizes the city of New York to lease certain parklands to the New York Botanical Garden for a term of 30 years

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 21, 2012 committed to rules
Mar 12, 2012 advanced to third reading
Mar 07, 2012 2nd report cal.
Mar 06, 2012 1st report cal.308
Jan 04, 2012 referred to cities
Jun 24, 2011 committed to rules
Jun 01, 2011 amended on third reading (t) 3992a
Apr 11, 2011 advanced to third reading
Apr 06, 2011 2nd report cal.
Apr 05, 2011 1st report cal.312
Mar 11, 2011 referred to cities

Votes

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Mar 6, 2012 - Cities committee Vote

S3992A
5
0
committee
5
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Cities Committee Vote: Mar 6, 2012

excused (1)

Apr 5, 2011 - Cities committee Vote

S3992
6
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committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Apr 5, 2011

S3992 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6979A
Law Section:
New York City

S3992 - Summary

Authorizes the city of New York to lease certain parklands to the New York Botanical Garden for a term of 30 years.

S3992 - Sponsor Memo

S3992 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3992

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 11, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  KLEIN  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Cities

AN ACT to authorize the city of New York to lease  certain  parkland  in
  the  borough  of the Bronx to the New York Botanical Garden for a term
  of 99 years

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

  Section 1. The city of New York, acting by and through the commission-
er  of  parks and recreation of such city, is hereby authorized to lease
the parkland, inclusive of any rights-of-way, described in section  four
of  this  act to the New York Botanical Garden for a term of ninety-nine
years in exchange for an annual payment of one dollar per year and other
valuable consideration and upon such other terms and conditions  as  may
be  agreed  upon  between  the  parties.  The  term  of such lease shall
commence within 3 years of the effective date of this act.
  S 2. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, general,  special  or
local,  the  lease  of  the  parkland,  inclusive  of any rights-of-way,
described in section four of this act to the New York  Botanical  Garden
shall  not  be subject to review and approval pursuant to sections 197-c
and 197-d of the New York city charter.
  S 3. The parkland described in section four of this act on the  effec-
tive  date  of  this  act  shall remain parkland during the term of such
lease.
  S 4. The parkland, inclusive of any rights-of-way,  authorized  to  be
leased to the New York Botanical Garden is described as follows:
  ALL  THAT  CERTAIN  TRACT, Parcel, or Piece of Land situate, lying and
being in the Borough of Bronx, County of Bronx, City and  State  of  New
York and being more particularly described as follows:
  BEGINNING  at  the  corner formed by the intersection of the northerly
side of Bedford Park Boulevard (irregular width) with the easterly  side
of Webster Avenue (100' wide); distant S31°50'15"E 261.32' to a point of

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10130-02-1

S3992A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6979A
Law Section:
New York City

S3992A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the city of New York to lease certain parklands to the New York Botanical Garden for a term of 30 years.

S3992A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3992A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3992--A
    Cal. No. 312

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 11, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  KLEIN  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Cities -- reported favora-
  bly from said committee, ordered to first and second  report,  ordered
  to a third reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place
  in the order of third reading

AN  ACT  to  authorize the city of New York to lease certain parkland in
  the borough of the Bronx to the New York Botanical Garden for  a  term
  of 30 years

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

  Section 1. The city of New York, acting by and through the commission-
er of parks and recreation of such city, is hereby authorized  to  lease
the  parkland  described  in  section  four  of this act to the New York
Botanical Garden for a term of thirty years for such  consideration  and
upon  such  other terms and conditions as may be agreed upon between the
parties for the extension and development of the work and objects of the
Botanical Garden including, but not limited to, the improvement of  such
parkland  through  upgraded  landscaping  and maintenance. Such authori-
zation includes the right to lease any  of  the  parkland  described  in
section  four of this act that may have been mapped for street purposes.
Any agency of the city to which any of the  land  described  in  section
four  of this act has been assigned for street purposes is authorized to
transfer such land to the department of parks  and  recreation  of  such
city for use as parkland.
  S  2.  The lease of parkland to the New York Botanical Garden pursuant
to section one of this act and any necessary  change  of  the  city  map
shall  not  be subject to review and approval pursuant to sections 197-c
and 197-d of the New York city charter.
  S 3. The parkland described in section four of this act on the  effec-
tive  date  of  this  act  shall remain freely accessible to the general
public without fee during the term of such lease.

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

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