senate Bill S7507

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Allows municipalities to lease naming rights of government owned property

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Jun 21, 2012 committed to rules
Jun 12, 2012 advanced to third reading
Jun 11, 2012 2nd report cal.
Jun 06, 2012 1st report cal.1138
May 30, 2012 referred to local government

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Jun 6, 2012 - Local Government committee Vote

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Local Government Committee Vote: Jun 6, 2012

S7507 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง99-w, Gen Muni L

S7507 - Summary

Allows municipalities to lease naming rights of government-owned property.

S7507 - Sponsor Memo

S7507 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7507

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 30, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. McDONALD -- 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, in relation to allowing muni-
  cipalities to lease naming rights for government owned property

  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. TRANSFER AND LEASE OF  NAMING  RIGHTS.  1.  AS  USED  IN  THIS
SECTION  THE  TERM  "MUNICIPALITY"  SHALL  MEAN  A COUNTY, CITY, TOWN OR
VILLAGE.
  2. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION  OF  LAW,  A  MUNICIPALITY  MAY
ENTER  INTO  A CONTRACT TO LEASE THE NAMING RIGHTS OF ANY PROPERTY OWNED
BY SUCH MUNICIPALITY ACCORDING TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF THIS SECTION.  THE
CHIEF  EXECUTIVE  OFFICER  OF  THE MUNICIPALITY SHALL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR
NEGOTIATING THE CONTRACT, SUBJECT TO THE RATIFICATION OF A  MAJORITY  OF
THE MEMBERS OF THE LEGISLATIVE BODY OF SUCH MUNICIPALITY.
  3.  SUCH  LEASING AGREEMENT SHALL BE FOR A PERIOD OF NOT LESS THAN ONE
YEAR AND NOT MORE THAN FIVE YEARS.
  4. PRIOR TO THE RATIFICATION OF A CONTRACT PURSUANT TO  THIS  SECTION,
THE  LEGISLATIVE  BODY OF A MUNICIPALITY SHALL HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING, ON
NOTICE OF AT LEAST THIRTY DAYS, ANNOUNCING THE INTENTION OF SUCH MUNICI-
PALITY TO ENTER INTO SUCH A CONTRACT WITH A THIRD PARTY. A PUBLIC  HEAR-
ING  PURSUANT  TO  THIS  SECTION SHALL NOT BE HELD MORE THAN NINETY DAYS
PRIOR TO SUCH RATIFICATION.
  5. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, THE PROCEEDS  FROM  ANY
TRANSACTION  DESCRIBED  IN THIS SECTION MAY BE USED BY SUCH MUNICIPALITY
FOR ANY LAWFUL MUNICIPAL PURPOSE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD16076-01-2

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