senate Bill S2177

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to conveyance of lands for the establishment of Gateway National Recreation Area

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 13, 2013 signed chap.493
Nov 01, 2013 delivered to governor
Jun 18, 2013 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.306
substituted for a2297
May 29, 2013 referred to cities
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 07, 2013 advanced to third reading
Mar 06, 2013 2nd report cal.
Mar 05, 2013 1st report cal.165
Jan 14, 2013 referred to local government

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S2177 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2297
Law Section:
Richmond County
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง5, Chap 759 of 1973
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4807, A5765
2009-2010: A7324

S2177 - Bill Texts

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Extends time period for the conveyance of lands for the establishment of Gateway National Recreation Area until May 1, 2015.

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BILL NUMBER:S2177

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend chapter 759 of the laws of 1973 relating
to the transfer of lands to the United States for the establishment of
the Gateway National Recreation Area, in relation to the time period in
which lands may be conveyed

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This legislation extends the time peri-
od during which lands may be transferred to U.S. for establishment of
the Gateway National Recreational Area.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1. Section 5 of chapter 759 of
the laws of 1973 relating to the transfer of lands to the United States
for the establishment of the Gateway National Recreational Area, as
amended by chapter 85 of the laws of 2008, is amended to read as
follows: Section 5. All such lands shall be ceded, granted and conveyed
to the United States on or before May 1, 2015

JUSTIFICATION: The Gateway National Recreational Area plan is an innova-
tive approach to the creation of urban park space. Gateway will combine
recreational facilities with educational programs and an organized
effort to attract the population of the entire region which this Federal
project will serve.

The process of assembling the scattered properties (situated in three of
the City's counties and in New Jersey) which will ultimately comprise
Gateway is not yet completed, in part because the plan to create the
park has taken into account the need for input from the communities it
will adjoin as well as those it will serve. As amended, this legislation
would mandate timely applicable community board and borough board
notification and review of any future property to be ceded or conveyed
as part of Gateway.

In order to permit the Gateway project to take shape at a rate which
permits the participation of the parties interested in the area's ulti-
mate success, this bill extends by two years the deadline for transfer
of those properties still held by the State and City of New York which
are included in the Gateway plan.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: 2006: S.6536 - Signed Chapter 85 - 2 year
extension. This legislation has been introduced and signed into law
every two years since 1974.
2008: S6851 referred to cities/A10300 referred to ways and means
2009: A7324 referred to cities/NO SENATE
2010: A7324 Held for consideration in cities/NO SENATE
2011: S.4807 Signed Chapter .570

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately

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

    S. 2177                                                  A. 2297

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            January 14, 2013
                               ___________

IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. LANZA -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government

IN  ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. MALLIOTAKIS, BORELLI -- read once
  and referred to the Committee on Cities

AN ACT to amend chapter 759 of the laws of 1973 relating to the transfer
  of lands to the United States for the  establishment  of  the  Gateway
  National  Recreation  Area,  in  relation  to the time period in which
  lands may be conveyed

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

  Section  1.  Section  5 of chapter 759 of the laws of 1973 relating to
the transfer of lands to the United States for the establishment of  the
Gateway  National Recreation Area, as amended by chapter 570 of the laws
of 2011, is amended to read as follows:
  S 5. All such lands shall be ceded, granted and conveyed to the United
States on or before May 1, [2013] 2015.
  S 2.  This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05815-01-3

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