senate Bill S446

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the sale or transfer of certain real property by the state or public authorities

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
Jan 09, 2013 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

S446 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2897, Pub Auth L; add §33-a, amd §3, Pub Lds L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S5908

S446 - Summary

Relates to the sale or transfer of certain real property by the state or public authorities; requires mandatory review by the attorney general and comptroller of the sale of certain real property valued at over one hundred thousand dollars and not a part of a competitive bidding process by the state or a public authority; requires notice to members of the legislature and county executives in districts and counties in which land subject to transfer is located of the proposed transfer of state property between state departments, divisions, bureaus, agencies, state agencies, or to a public authority or public benefit corporation.

S446 - Sponsor Memo

S446 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   446

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Corporations,  Authorities
  and Commissions

AN  ACT to amend the public authorities law and the public lands law, in
  relation to the sale or transfer of certain real property by the state
  or public authorities

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

  Section  1.   Section 2897 of the public authorities law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 8 to read as follows:
  8. COMPTROLLER AND ATTORNEY GENERAL APPROVAL OF CONTRACTS. A.  NEGOTI-
ATED CONTRACTS FOR THE DISPOSAL OF REAL PROPERTY WITH AN ESTIMATED  FAIR
MARKET  VALUE  IN  EXCESS  OF  ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS TO A PRIVATE
ENTITY SHALL REQUIRE  SUPERVISION  IN  THE  FORM  OF  PRIOR  REVIEW  AND
APPROVAL  OF  SUCH CONTRACTS AND ANY SUCH CONTRACT ENTERED INTO SHALL BE
SUBMITTED TO THE COMPTROLLER AND THE ATTORNEY GENERAL FOR THEIR APPROVAL
AND SHALL NOT BE A VALID ENFORCEABLE CONTRACT UNLESS IT SHALL FIRST HAVE
BEEN SO APPROVED. THE COMPTROLLER, IN  CONSULTATION  WITH  THE  ATTORNEY
GENERAL, SHALL PROMULGATE SUCH RULES AND REGULATIONS AS MAY BE NECESSARY
TO  CARRY  OUT  THEIR RESPONSIBILITIES UNDER THIS SECTION, INCLUDING BUT
NOT LIMITED TO THE STANDARDS FOR APPROVING  CONTRACTS  SUBJECT  TO  THIS
SUBDIVISION.
  B.  WHERE A CONTRACT IS SUBJECT TO MANDATORY REVIEW BY THE COMPTROLLER
AND THE ATTORNEY GENERAL PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH A  OF  THIS  SUBDIVISION,
THE  VENDOR  PUBLIC  AUTHORITY  SHALL INCLUDE OR CAUSE TO BE INCLUDED IN
EACH SUCH CONTRACT A PROVISION  INFORMING  THE  OTHER  PARTY  THAT  SUCH
CONTRACT  IS  SUBJECT  TO  THE  COMPTROLLER'S AND THE ATTORNEY GENERAL'S
APPROVAL PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION AND THE COMPTROLLER'S AUTHORITY TO
SUPERVISE THE ACCOUNTS OF PUBLIC CORPORATIONS. IF  THE  COMPTROLLER  AND
THE  ATTORNEY  GENERAL  HAVE  NOT  APPROVED  OR DISAPPROVED ANY CONTRACT

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

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