senate Bill S6668A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Directs board of standards and appeals in city of New York to mail a copy of each application for a variance to the city and state legislators for the affected land

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 21, 2012 committed to rules
Mar 27, 2012 amended on third reading (t) 6668a
Mar 22, 2012 advanced to third reading
Mar 21, 2012 2nd report cal.
Mar 20, 2012 1st report cal.401
Mar 08, 2012 referred to cities

Votes

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Mar 20, 2012 - Cities committee Vote

S6668
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Committee Vote: Mar 20, 2012

excused (1)

Co-Sponsors

S6668 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9561A
Law Section:
New York City Charter
Laws Affected:
Amd §§668, 669 & 201, NYC Chart

S6668 - Summary

Directs the board of standards and appeals and the city planning commission in the city of New York to mail a copy of each application for and appeal of a variance to the city council member, borough president and state legislators for the affected land.

S6668 - Sponsor Memo

S6668 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6668

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 8, 2012
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the New York city charter, in relation to requiring  the
  board  of  standards  and appeals of the city of New York to provide a
  copy of each application for a  variance  or  special  permit  to  the
  member  of the state assembly and the state senator in whose districts
  the land, to which the application relates, is located

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph 1 of subdivision a, and subdivisions b and c of
section 668 of the New York city charter, paragraph 1 of  subdivision  a
and  subdivision b as amended by local law number 102 of the city of New
York for the year 1977, and subdivision c as amended by a  vote  of  the
people  of the city of New York at the general election held in November
1989, are amended to read as follows:
  1. Each proposal or application shall be filed with the board of stan-
dards and appeals, which shall forward a copy within five  days  to  the
community  board for each community district in which the land involved,
or any part thereof, is  located,  and  to  the  borough  board  if  the
proposal  or  application involves land located in two or more districts
in a borough; AND SHALL DELIVER, WITHIN FIVE DAYS,  A  COPY  THEREOF  TO
EACH  MEMBER  OF  THE  STATE  ASSEMBLY  AND  EACH STATE SENATOR IN WHOSE
DISTRICT THE LAND INVOLVED IS LOCATED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE EIGHT  OF  THE
STATE LAW.
  b.  The  recommendation of a community board or borough board pursuant
to subdivision a of this section shall be filed with the board of stand-
ards and appeals and [a copy] COPIES sent to the city  planning  commis-
sion, AND TO EACH MEMBER OF THE STATE ASSEMBLY AND EACH STATE SENATOR IN
WHOSE DISTRICT THE LAND INVOLVED IS LOCATED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE EIGHT OF
THE STATE LAW. The board of standards and appeals shall conduct a public
hearing  and  act  on the proposed application.  A decision of the board
shall indicate whether each of the specific requirements of  the  zoning
resolution  for the granting of variances has been met and shall include
findings of fact with regard to each such requirement.

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

Co-Sponsors

S6668A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9561A
Law Section:
New York City Charter
Laws Affected:
Amd §§668, 669 & 201, NYC Chart

S6668A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the board of standards and appeals and the city planning commission in the city of New York to mail a copy of each application for and appeal of a variance to the city council member, borough president and state legislators for the affected land.

S6668A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6668A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6668--A
    Cal. No. 401

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 8, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. LANZA, AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when  printed  to  be committed to the Committee on Cities -- reported
  favorably 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 amend the New York city charter, in relation to requiring  the
  board of standards and appeals and the city planning commission of the
  city  of New York to provide a copy of each application for a variance
  or special permit to the members of the city  council  and  the  state
  assembly  and  the state senator in whose districts, and the president
  of the borough in which the land, to which the application relates, is
  located

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph 1 of subdivision a, and subdivisions b and c of
section 668 of the New York city charter, paragraph 1 of  subdivision  a
and  subdivision b as amended by local law number 102 of the city of New
York for the year 1977, and subdivision c as amended by a  vote  of  the
people  of the city of New York at the general election held in November
1989, are amended to read as follows:
  1. Each proposal or application shall be filed with the board of stan-
dards and appeals, which shall forward a copy within five  days  to  the
community  board for each community district in which the land involved,
or any part thereof, is  located,  and  to  the  borough  board  if  the
proposal  or  application involves land located in two or more districts
in a borough; AND SHALL DELIVER, WITHIN FIVE DAYS,  A  COPY  THEREOF  TO
EACH  MEMBER  OF THE COUNCIL, EACH MEMBER OF THE STATE ASSEMBLY AND EACH
STATE SENATOR IN WHOSE DISTRICT, AND THE PRESIDENT  OF  THE  BOROUGH  IN
WHICH THE LAND INVOLVED IS LOCATED.
  b.  The  recommendation of a community board or borough board pursuant
to subdivision a of this section shall be filed with the board of stand-
ards and appeals and [a copy] COPIES sent to the city  planning  commis-
sion, AND TO EACH MEMBER OF THE COUNCIL, EACH MEMBER OF THE STATE ASSEM-
BLY  AND  EACH STATE SENATOR IN WHOSE DISTRICT, AND THE PRESIDENT OF THE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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