senate Bill S1522

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Prohibits the construction of wireless communications facilities on or within fifteen hundred feet of school property

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to local government
Jan 09, 2013 referred to local government

S1522 - Details

Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง99-x, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S920A
2009-2010: S581

S1522 - Summary

Prohibits the construction of wireless communications facilities on or within fifteen hundred feet of school property.

S1522 - Sponsor Memo

S1522 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1522

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MARCELLINO  -- 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  prohibiting
  the  construction  of wireless communication facilities within fifteen
  hundred feet of school 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-x to read as follows:
  S 99-X. CONSTRUCTION OF WIRELESS COMMUNICATION FACILITIES ON  OR  NEAR
SCHOOL  PROPERTY;  PROHIBITION.  1.  FOR  PURPOSES  OF THIS SECTION, THE
FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  (A) "SCHOOL PROPERTY" SHALL MEAN ALL BUILDINGS,  STRUCTURES  AND  LAND
CONTAINED  WITHIN THE REAL PROPERTY BOUNDARY LINE OF A PUBLIC OR PRIVATE
ELEMENTARY OR SECONDARY SCHOOL.
  (B) "WIRELESS COMMUNICATION FACILITY" SHALL MEAN AN UNSTAFFED FACILITY
USED IN THE RECEIPT AND  TRANSMISSION  OF  WIRELESS  TELEPHONE  SERVICE,
INCLUDING,  BUT  NOT  LIMITED TO, ANTENNAS, ANCILLARY TELECOMMUNICATIONS
EQUIPMENT AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS TOWERS AND POLES.
  2. A MUNICIPAL CORPORATION OR OTHER ENTITY  HAVING  THE  AUTHORITY  TO
ISSUE  A  PERMIT  OR  LICENSE  TO  AUTHORIZE  THE PLACEMENT, ERECTION OR
CONSTRUCTION OF A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION FACILITY  SHALL  PROHIBIT  SUCH
PLACEMENT,  ERECTION OR CONSTRUCTION OF SUCH FACILITY ON SCHOOL PROPERTY
OR WITHIN FIFTEEN HUNDRED FEET OF SCHOOL PROPERTY.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it shall have become a law.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03253-01-3

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