senate Bill S4809

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Implements the settlement of land disputes between the state and private parties with regard to parcels in township 40, Totten and Crossfield Purchase, Long Lake

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 18, 2013 signed chap.537
Dec 06, 2013 delivered to governor
Jun 21, 2013 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.707
substituted for a7869
Jun 20, 2013 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1489
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 07, 2013 reported and committed to finance
Apr 24, 2013 referred to environmental conservation

Votes

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Jun 20, 2013 - Rules committee Vote

S4809
25
0
committee
25
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 7, 2013 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

S4809
12
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committee
12
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Environmental Conservation Committee Vote: May 7, 2013

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S4809 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7869
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 9 Title 9 §§9-1901 - 9-1915, En Con L

S4809 - Summary

Establishes provisions of law, as authorized by a proposed constitutional amendment, providing for the settlement of land disputes between the state and private parties with regard to parcels in township 40, Totten and Crossfield Purchase, in the town of Long Lake, county of Hamilton.

S4809 - Sponsor Memo

S4809 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4809

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 24, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  LITTLE, FARLEY -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Environmental
  Conservation

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  environmental  conservation law, in relation to
  providing for the settlement of a land dispute between the  state  and
  private  parties  with  regard  to  parcels in township 40, Totten and
  Crossfield Purchase, in the town of Long Lake, county of Hamilton

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

  Section  1. Article 9 of the environmental conservation law is amended
by adding a new title 19 to read as follows:
                                 TITLE 19
                      TOWNSHIP FORTY SETTLEMENT ACT
SECTION 9-1901. LEGISLATIVE PURPOSE AND INTENT.
        9-1903. DEFINITIONS.
        9-1905. LIST OF DISPUTED PARCELS.
        9-1907. PROCESS FOR CLEARING TITLE.
        9-1909. ATTORNEY GENERAL TO FILE SUIT.
        9-1911. CONVEYANCES TO THE STATE.
        9-1913. ADIRONDACK PARK AGENCY JURISDICTION.
        9-1915. NOTARIZED STATEMENT.
S 9-1901. LEGISLATIVE PURPOSE AND INTENT.
  1. DURING THE LAST ONE HUNDRED  YEARS,  BOTH  THE  STATE  AND  PRIVATE
PARTIES  HAVE  CLAIMED  TITLE  TO  IDENTICAL PORTIONS OF TOWNSHIP FORTY,
TOTTEN AND CROSSFIELD PURCHASE, IN THE TOWN  OF  LONG  LAKE,  COUNTY  OF
HAMILTON.    INDEED,  SOME  PRIVATE PARTIES HAVE OCCUPIED AND IMPROVED A
NUMBER OF SUCH PARCELS TO WHICH THE STATE  CLAIMS  TITLE  AND,  IN  MANY
CASES,  BOTH  THE  STATE  AND  PRIVATE  PARTIES  HAVE PAID TAXES ON SUCH
PARCELS. IN THE LAST SEVERAL DECADES, THE STATE AND SOME PRIVATE PARTIES
HAVE COMMENCED LITIGATION,  AT  SIGNIFICANT  EXPENSE  AND  WITH  LIMITED
SUCCESS,  TO ESTABLISH THEIR RESPECTIVE CLAIMS OVER DISPUTED PARCELS. AS

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10057-03-3

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