|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to local government|
|Jan 10, 2013||referred to local government|
senate Bill S2067
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S2067 - Details
S2067 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S2067 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general municipal law, in relation to allowing municipalities to lease naming rights for government owned property PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill allows municipalities counties, cities, towns and villages- an option to lease naming rights for governmentally owned properties and facilities (examples include but are not limited to waterfront property, parks, rail-trails, railroad tracks, city buses and stadiums etc.) SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1. The general municipal law is amended by adding a new section 99-X to read as follows: 99-X. Transfer and lease of naming rights. As used in this section the term municipality shall mean a county, city, town, or village. Section 2. 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 he responsible for negotiating the contract, subject to the ratification of a majority of the members of the legislative body of such municipality.
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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