senate Bill S495

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Prohibits the construction, development or siting of hazardous wildlife attractants near airports

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to cities
Jan 09, 2013 referred to cities

S495 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง355, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6243A
2009-2010: S3436, S3436B

S495 - Summary

Prohibits the construction, development or siting of hazardous wildlife attractants near airports.

S495 - Sponsor Memo

S495 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                   495

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. STAVISKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Cities

AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in relation to  limiting  the
  presence  of  hazardous  wildlife  attractants  near  certain airports
  located in cities having a population of one million or more persons

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

  Section  1.  Section  355  of the general municipal law, as amended by
chapter 840 of the laws of 1977, is amended to read as follows:
  S 355. Acquisition of rights and property surrounding airports. 1. Any
county, city, village or town which has established and is operating, or
will hereafter establish and operate, an airport, landing field or seap-
lane harbor, is hereby authorized to condemn, or acquire by purchase  or
gift,  the  right  to  abate  or  remove any flight hazard including any
structure, building, tower, pole, wire, tree or other thing, or  portion
thereof,  located  within  the flight hazard area being the approach and
turning zones which lie within three  thousand  feet  of  such  airport,
landing  field or seaplane harbor or within such greater distance as the
Federal Civil Aeronautics Administration or its successor may declare to
be necessary with respect to any particular airport,  landing  field  or
seaplane  harbor for the approach and turning zones appurtenant thereto,
and which the governing body of such county, city, village or town shall
determine to constitute a menace to the safety of  aircraft  using  such
airport,  landing  field or seaplane harbor, or to the safety of persons
and property within the flight hazard area above defined, including  the
right of ingress to and egress from the place upon which such structure,
building, tower, pole, wire, tree or other thing exists, for the purpose
of  such abatement or removal. Any such county, city, village or town is
further authorized to condemn or acquire by purchase or gift, the  right
to  unobstructed use of such portion of the air space within three thou-

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

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