senate Bill S2429A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides that towers, including communications towers, may not be erected on special parkway lands without the consent of the local government

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 21, 2012 committed to rules
Jun 11, 2012 amended on third reading 2429a
Feb 06, 2012 advanced to third reading
Jan 31, 2012 2nd report cal.
Jan 30, 2012 1st report cal.137
Jan 04, 2012 referred to transportation
Jun 24, 2011 committed to rules
Mar 24, 2011 advanced to third reading
Mar 23, 2011 2nd report cal.
Mar 22, 2011 1st report cal.251
Jan 20, 2011 referred to transportation

Votes

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Jan 30, 2012 - Transportation committee Vote

S2429
18
0
committee
18
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mar 22, 2011 - Transportation committee Vote

S2429
18
0
committee
18
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S2429 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2496
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Transportation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §71-a, Transp L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S4556, A4219
2013-2014: A3506

S2429 - Summary

Provides that towers, including communications towers, etc., may not be erected on special parkway lands (Westchester county) without the consent of the local government in which located and must comply with all local laws, regulations, etc.

S2429 - Sponsor Memo

S2429 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2429

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 20, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  OPPENHEIMER, MONTGOMERY -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Trans-
  portation

AN  ACT  to amend the transportation law, in relation to the erection of
  certain towers on special parkway lands

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

  Section  1.  The transportation law is amended by adding a new section
71-a to read as follows:
  S 71-A. SPECIAL PARKWAYS; ERECTION OF  TOWERS.    NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY
INCONSISTENT  PROVISION  OF LAW, THE COMMISSIONER SHALL NOT ERECT, CAUSE
OR PERMIT TO BE ERECTED, GRANT EASEMENTS OR LICENSES FOR,  OR  OTHERWISE
FACILITATE  THE ERECTION OF, ANY TOWER, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY
TOWER USED FOR TELECOMMUNICATIONS, CELLULAR TELEPHONE, POLICE, OR  OTHER
EMERGENCY  OR  PUBLIC SERVICES COMMUNICATIONS, SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS,
OR DIGITAL OR PCS COMMUNICATIONS, ON LANDS OF ANY SPECIAL PARKWAY  WITH-
OUT  THE  CONSENT  OF THE CITY, TOWN, OR VILLAGE IN WHICH SUCH LANDS ARE
LOCATED. ANY SUCH USE SHALL CONFORM IN ALL RESPECTS TO ANY AND ALL LOCAL
LAWS, ORDINANCES, RESOLUTIONS, RULES, AND REGULATIONS.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05930-01-1

Co-Sponsors

S2429A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2496
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Transportation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §71-a, Transp L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S4556, A4219
2013-2014: A3506

S2429A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that towers, including communications towers, etc., may not be erected on special parkway lands (Westchester county) without the consent of the local government in which located and must comply with all local laws, regulations, etc.

S2429A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2429A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2429--A
    Cal. No. 137

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 20, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  OPPENHEIMER, AVELLA, MONTGOMERY -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Transportation  --  recommitted  to the Committee on Transportation in
  accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- 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 transportation law, in relation to the erection of
  certain towers on special parkway lands

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

  Section  1.  The transportation law is amended by adding a new section
71-a to read as follows:
  S 71-A. SPECIAL PARKWAYS; ERECTION OF TOWERS.    IN  ADDITION  TO  ANY
OTHER APPLICABLE PROVISION OF LAW, PRIOR TO ERECTING, CAUSING OR PERMIT-
TING  TO  BE  ERECTED,  GRANTING EASEMENTS OR LICENSES FOR, OR OTHERWISE
FACILITATING THE ERECTION OF ANY TOWER, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY
TOWER USED FOR TELECOMMUNICATIONS, CELLULAR TELEPHONE, POLICE, OR  OTHER
EMERGENCY  OR  PUBLIC SERVICES COMMUNICATIONS, SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS,
OR DIGITAL OR PCS COMMUNICATIONS ON LANDS OF ANY  SPECIAL  PARKWAY,  THE
COMMISSIONER SHALL NOTIFY THE CITY, TOWN, OR VILLAGE IN WHICH SUCH LANDS
ARE  LOCATED  AND  REQUEST  COMMENT  THEREON. SUCH CITY, TOWN OR VILLAGE
SHALL HAVE NOT LESS THAN THIRTY DAYS TO COMMENT.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05930-03-2

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