senate Bill S7256A

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the acquisition of land for the erection of monuments

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A9648 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 17, 2012 signed chap.439
Aug 06, 2012 delivered to governor
Jun 21, 2012 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1532
substituted for s7256a
Jun 21, 2012 substituted by a9648a
ordered to third reading cal.1532
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 04, 2012 print number 7256a
amend (t) and recommit to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
May 02, 2012 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

Co-Sponsors

S7256 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9648A
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §99-w, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A9648A

S7256 - Summary

Relates to the acquisition of land for the erection of monuments; requires a two-thirds vote of its members to authorize change in status.

S7256 - Sponsor Memo

S7256 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7256

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 2, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. McDONALD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
  ty and Military Affairs

AN ACT prohibiting the alienation, development, lease, transfer, sale or
  discontinued use of veterans' memorials unless approved by  the  state
  legislature

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

  Section 1.  Designating Veterans' Memorials.  1.  Notwithstanding  any
inconsistent provision of law, public property which has been designated
by any state or local governing body as a "veterans' memorial", and used
for  the  purpose of constructing or locating a memorial to the veterans
of any war or conflict engaged in by the  armed  forces  of  the  United
States,  shall not be alienated, developed, leased, transferred, sold or
discontinued for use as a memorial site unless such action  is  approved
by an act of the state legislature.
  2.  For purposes of this section: (a) "local governing body" means the
legislative body of a village, town or city  outside  the  city  of  New
York, or a county within the city of New York; and
  (b) "state governing body" means the New York state legislature.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05839-08-2

Co-Sponsors

S7256A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9648A
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §99-w, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A9648A

S7256A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the acquisition of land for the erection of monuments; requires a two-thirds vote of its members to authorize change in status.

S7256A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7256A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7256--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 2, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  McDONALD,  OPPENHEIMER  -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Veter-
  ans,  Homeland  Security and Military Affairs -- committee discharged,
  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended  and  recommitted  to  said
  committee

AN  ACT  to amend the general municipal law, in relation to the acquisi-
  tion of land for the erection of monuments

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

  Section  1.    The  general  municipal  law is amended by adding a new
section 99-w to read as follows:
  S 99-W. LAND FOR MONUMENT ERECTION.  1. THE FOLLOWING  TERMS  WHENEVER
USED  OR  REFERRED  TO IN THIS SECTION SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS
UNLESS A DIFFERENT MEANING CLEARLY APPEARS IN THE CONTEXT:
  (A) "MILITARY ACTION OR PERIOD OF WAR" MEANS THE AMERICAN  REVOLUTION;
AMERICAN  CIVIL  WAR;  SPANISH-AMERICAN  WAR; THE MEXICAN BORDER PERIOD;
WORLD WAR I; WORLD WAR II; THE HOSTILITIES KNOWN AS THE KOREAN WAR;  THE
HOSTILITIES  KNOWN AS THE VIETNAM WAR; THE PERSIAN GULF CONFLICT INCLUD-
ING BUT NOT LIMITED TO OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM; OPERATION IRAQI FREE-
DOM AND OPERATION NEW DAWN; AND  MILITARY  OPERATIONS  OTHER  THAN  WAR:
PANAMA; BOSNIA; SOMALIA AND HAITI;
  (B)  "MILITARY  MONUMENT" MEANS ANY STRUCTURE OR PART OF ANY STRUCTURE
THAT WAS ERECTED OR LATER DEDICATED WITH THE INTENT TO HONOR  A  CURRENT
OR  FORMER  MEMBER  OR MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES OR TO MARK OR COMMEM-
ORATE A MILITARY ACTION, BATTLE OR PERIOD  OF  WAR,  INCLUDING  BUT  NOT
LIMITED TO, A TABLET, PLAQUE, WALL, BUILDING, OR STRUCTURE;
  (C)  "MILITARY  MEMORIAL" MEANS A PARK, FIELD, GROVE OF TREES, LAND OR
ARTWORK SURROUNDING A MILITARY MONUMENT;
  (D) "CHANGE IN STATUS" MEANS A MILITARY MONUMENT OR MILITARY  MEMORIAL
THAT WILL BE ALIENATED, LEASED, TRANSFERRED, SOLD, MOVED OR DISCONTINUED
FOR USE AS A MEMORIAL SITE;
  (E)  "MUNICIPAL  CORPORATION"  MEANS  A  COUNTY,  CITY, TOWN, VILLAGE,
SCHOOL DISTRICT OR BOARD OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES; AND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05839-12-2

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