|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 27, 2013||delivered to secretary of state|
|Jun 19, 2013||returned to senate|
ordered to third reading rules cal.488
substituted for a7974
|Jun 11, 2013||referred to environmental conservation|
delivered to assembly
|Jun 10, 2013||ordered to third reading cal.1201|
committee discharged and committed to rules
|May 06, 2013||opinion referred to judiciary|
|Apr 19, 2013||to attorney-general for opinion|
|Apr 18, 2013||referred to judiciary|
senate Bill S4688
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Assembly
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S4688 - Details
S4688 - Summary
Authorizes the state to engage in a land exchange with NYCO Minerals, Inc. relating to certain land in the town of Lewis, county of Essex, within the state forest preserve (second passage).
S4688 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S4688 TITLE OF BILL: CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY proposing an amendment to section 1 of article 14 of the constitution, in relation to a land exchange, in the state forest preserve with NYCO Minerals, Inc. PURPOSE: Passage of this resolution constitutes second passage of a measure to be put on the ballot at a general election to amend Article XIV, Section IV of the Constitution, authorizing a land exchange with NYCO Mineral, Inc. (NYCO) to enable NYCO to continue its wollastonite mining operations in the Town of Lewis, Essex County. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: NYCO would be allowed to do exploratory drilling to determine the quantity and quality of the wollastonite vein on Lot 8, Stowers Survey, Town of Lewis, Essex county ("Lot 8"), which is currently in the Forest Preserve. Lot 8 totals approximately 200 acres. NYCO would share the data and information derived from the exploratory drilling with the Department of Environmental Conservation ("Department"). The Department would then appraise the value of Lot 8. The State would then convey Lot 8 to NYCO and in exchange therefore NYCO would then convey to the Department for inclusion in the Forest Preserve at least the same number of acres as is contained in Lot 8,
S4688 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4688 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E April 18, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. LITTLE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY proposing an amendment to section 1 of article 14 of the constitution, in relation to a land exchange, in the state forest preserve with NYCO Minerals, Inc. Section 1. Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That section 1 of arti- cle 14 of the constitution be amended to read as follows: Section 1. The lands of the state, now owned or hereafter acquired, constituting the forest preserve as now fixed by law, shall be forever kept as wild forest lands. They shall not be leased, sold or exchanged, or be taken by any corporation, public or private, nor shall the timber thereon be sold, removed or destroyed. Nothing herein contained shall prevent the state from constructing, completing and maintaining any highway heretofore specifically authorized by constitutional amendment, nor from constructing and maintaining to federal standards federal aid interstate highway route five hundred two from a point in the vicinity of the city of Glens Falls, thence northerly to the vicinity of the villages of Lake George and Warrensburg, the hamlets of South Horicon and Pottersville and thence northerly in a generally straight line on the west side of Schroon Lake to the vicinity of the hamlet of Schroon, then continuing northerly to the vicinity of Schroon Falls, Schroon River and North Hudson, and to the east of Makomis Mountain, east of the hamlet of New Russia, east of the village of Elizabethtown and continu- ing northerly in the vicinity of the hamlet of Towers Forge, and east of Poke-O-Moonshine Mountain and continuing northerly to the vicinity of the village of Keeseville and the city of Plattsburgh, all of the afore- said taking not to exceed a total of three hundred acres of state forest preserve land, nor from constructing and maintaining not more than twen- ty-five miles of ski trails thirty to two hundred feet wide, together with appurtenances thereto, provided that no more than five miles of such trails shall be in excess of one hundred twenty feet wide, on the EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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