senate Bill S7600

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the membership of the Michigan Street African American Heritage Corridor commission

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  • 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 01, 2012 signed chap.359
Jul 20, 2012 delivered to governor
Jun 19, 2012 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.371
substituted for a10568
Jun 14, 2012 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1261
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 06, 2012 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation

S7600 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง41.05, Pks & Rec L

S7600 - Summary

Relates to the membership of the Michigan Street African American Heritage Corridor Commission.

S7600 - Sponsor Memo

S7600 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                            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


  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
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.


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