senate Bill S2067

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Allows municipalities to lease naming rights of government owned property

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to local government
Jan 10, 2013 referred to local government

S2067 - Details

Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง99-x, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4324A
2009-2010: S7215

S2067 - Summary

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

S2067 - Sponsor Memo

S2067 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2067

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. LATIMER -- 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-x to read as follows:
  S 99-X. 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. 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.
                                                           LBD05134-01-3

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