|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Aug 01, 2012||
|Jul 20, 2012||
delivered to governor
|Jun 19, 2012||
returned to senate
ordered to third reading rules cal.371
substituted for a10568
|Jun 14, 2012||
referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
ordered to third reading cal.1261
committee discharged and committed to rules
|Jun 06, 2012||
referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation
senate Bill S7600Signed By Governor
Relates to the membership of the Michigan Street African American Heritage Corridor commission
Archive: Last Bill Status - Signed by Governor
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed by Governor
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Jun 14, 2012 - floor VoteS7600580floor58Aye0Nay0Absent4Excused0Abstained
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Floor Vote: Jun 14, 2012aye (58)
Jun 14, 2012 - Rules committee VoteS7600240committee24Aye0Nay0Aye with Reservations0Absent1Excused0Abstained
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S7600 - Bill Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §41.05, Pks & Rec L
S7600 - Bill Texts
Relates to the membership of the Michigan Street African American Heritage Corridor Commission.
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TITLE OF BILL:
An act to amend the parks, recreation and historic preservation law, in
relation to the membership of the Michigan Street African American
Heritage Corridor commission
PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL:
This bill will add a representative of the Langston Hughes Institute as
a voting member to the Michigan Street African American Heritage Corri-
dor Commission, change the date by which the Michigan Street African
American Heritage Corridor Commission must submit for approval to the
Commissioner a draft management plan and change the date when Article 41
expires to conform to such date. The plan must be submitted by July 31,
SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:
This bill amends section 41.05 and section one of subdivision 2 of
section 41.09 of the Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law, as
added by Chapter 595 of the Laws of 2007. The draft management plan
shall be submitted to the Commissioner for approval by July 31, 2013.
The bill amends Section 3 of Chapter 595 of the Laws of 2007 to extend
Article 41 of the Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law to
December 31, 2013.
The Michigan Street African American Heritage Corridor Commission was
designated as part of New York's system of heritage area in 2007. The
Commission encompasses the geographical east side of downtown Buffalo,
in Erie County. It encompasses the J. Edward Nash House, Michigan Street
Baptist Church, the Langston Hughes Institute, and the Colored Musicians
Club, associated with and revealing of a historic role as the center of
African-American history, culture and reform activities. The importance
of the Commission's mission to develop the heritage corridor to function
as a destination for both academic research and tourism is imperative.
To further the Commission's purpose, it must have a dedicated funding
This legislation would give the Michigan Street African American Herit-
age Corridor Commission additional time to submit their plan to the
Commissioner for approval.
PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
None to the State.
This act shall take effect immediately.
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S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7600 I N S E N A T E June 6, 2012 ___________ Introduced by Sen. GRISANTI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation AN ACT to amend the parks, recreation and historic preservation law, in relation to the membership of the Michigan Street African American Heritage Corridor commission THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The opening paragraph of section 41.05 of the parks, recre- ation and historic preservation law, as amended by chapter 49 of the laws of 2012, is amended to read as follows: The commission is hereby established as a not-for-profit corporation. The commission shall be governed by the not-for-profit corporation law except where such law conflicts with this article, in which case the provisions of this article shall govern. The commission shall consist of up to [eleven] TWELVE voting members and seven non-voting ex-officio members. One member each shall be appointed by the governor, the tempo- rary president of the senate, and the speaker of the assembly. Other members shall include the mayor of the city of Buffalo, or his or her designee, a representative of museum studies at the state university of New York College at Buffalo, two representatives of the department of Afro-American studies at the state university of New York at Buffalo, a representative from the Monroe Fordham regional history center at the state university of New York College at Buffalo, and a representative from each board governing the J. Edward Nash House, THE MICHIGAN STREET BAPTIST CHURCH, the Langston Hughes Institute, and the Colored Musicians Club. All appointments shall be residents of the city of Buffalo, but the commission has the authority to waive this requirement at its discretion. In addition, seven non-voting members shall serve ex-offi- cio: the secretary of state, the commissioners of the office of parks, recreation and historic preservation, environmental conservation, economic development and education, ONE MEMBER FROM THE CONGREGATION OF THE MICHIGAN STREET BAPTIST CHURCH OR THEIR DESIGNEE AND the president of the city of Buffalo's convention and visitor's bureau, or their EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD16117-02-2 S. 7600 2 designees[, and a representative of the Michigan Street Baptist Church]. Appointments to the commission shall be filed with the commissioner who shall convene the first meeting of the commission following the filing of a majority of the appointments. At the initial meeting, the members of the commission shall elect officers. S 2. This act shall take effect on the same date and in the same manner as chapter 49 of the laws of 2012, amending the parks, recreation and historic preservation law relating to membership of the Michigan Street African American Heritage Corridor commission; and provided, further, that the amendments to section 41.05 of the parks, recreation and historic preservation law made by section one of this act shall not affect the repeal of such section and shall be deemed repealed there- with.
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