senate Bill S5241

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes the commissioner of general services to convey a parcel of land upon the Green Haven correctional facility to the Safe Haven Animal Shelter and Wildlife Center

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  • In Committee
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 31, 2013 signed chap.307
Jul 19, 2013 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2013 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.603
substituted for a7547
Jun 04, 2013 referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1034
reported and committed to rules
May 15, 2013 referred to finance

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Jun 4, 2013 - Rules committee Vote

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Jun 4, 2013 - Finance committee Vote

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S5241 - Bill Details

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A7547
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General Services, Commissioner of

S5241 - Bill Texts

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Authorizes the commissioner of general services to convey a parcel of land upon the Green Haven correctional facility to the Safe Haven Animal Shelter and Wildlife Center.

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BILL NUMBER:S5241

TITLE OF BILL: An act to authorize the commissioner of general
services to transfer and convey certain unappropriated state land to
the Safe Haven Animal Shelter and Wildlife Center

PURPOSE: To authorize the commissioner of general services to convey a
parcel of land upon the Green Haven correctional facility to the Safe
Haven Animal Shelter and Wildlife Center

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 authorizes the Commissioner of
General Services to transfer and convey to the Safe Haven Animal
Shelter and Wildlife Center the state land described and shall be made
in consideration of the sum of one dollar.

Section 2 describes the location and coordinates of the land to be
transferred and conveyed.

Section 3 states Safe Haven Animal Shelter and Wildlife Center may
submit to the Commissioner of General Services an accurate survey and
description of the land.

Section 4 states Safe Haven Animal Shelter and Wildlife Center must
complete an application for the land within one year after the
effective date of this act.

Section 5 describes use restrictions for the land.

JUSTIFICATION: This legislation will allow the Safe Haven Animal
Shelter and Wildlife Center to build a new facility to serve as an
educational and rehabilitation center for pets and wildlife. The new
facility will offer educational seminars to the public on the
importance of spaying and neutering pets, CPR for pets, proper animal
nutrition and how to co-exist with wildlife.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New legislation

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: To be determined

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
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                                  5241

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 15, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to authorize the commissioner of general services to transfer and
  convey certain unappropriated state land  to  the  Safe  Haven  Animal
  Shelter and Wildlife Center

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

  Section 1. Subject to the provisions of this act  but  notwithstanding
any  other provision of law to the contrary, the commissioner of general
services is hereby authorized to transfer and convey to the  Safe  Haven
Animal  Shelter and Wildlife Center, the state land described in section
two of this act at the Green Haven correctional facility, in the town of
Beekman and the county of Dutchess, declared to be abandoned state  land
by  the department of corrections and community supervision.  The trans-
fer and conveyance of the land described in  section  two  of  this  act
shall  be  made  in consideration of the sum of one dollar and upon such
conditions as the commissioner of general services may deem proper.
  S 2. The lands authorized by section one of this act to be transferred
and conveyed are as follows:
  ALL that piece or parcel of land situate in the Town of Beekman, Coun-
ty of Dutchess and the State of New York, as shown on a map prepared  by
Spencer  S.  Hall,  Land  Surveyor,  entitled, "Map of a Survey for Safe
Haven Animal Shelter &  Wildlife  Center",  dated  May  10,  2013,  more
particularly bounded and described as follows:
  BEGINNING  at an iron rod to be set in the assumed road line (25' from
the center of pavement) of South Green Haven Road, said point  being  in
the southeast corner of the herein described parcel and said point being
located S29°08'44"E 821.58' and S60°15'00"W 25.00' from the intersection
of  the center of South Green Haven Road and the center of the tracks of
the Metro-North Commuter Railroad tracks where  they  cross  said  road;
thence  S60°15'00"W 300.00' to an iron rod to be set; thence N29°45'00"W

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10985-01-3

S. 5241                             2

600.00' to an iron rod to be set; thence N60°15'00"E 300.00' to an  iron
rod  to  be  set on the said assumed road line of said South Green Haven
Road; thence along same, S29°45'00"E 600.00' to the point  or  place  of
beginning. Containing 4.13 acres of land more or less.
  Together  with  any  right,  title or interest in and to the center of
South Green Haven Road.
  S 3. The description in section two of this act is not intended to  be
a  legal  description  but  is  intended  to  identify  the parcel to be
conveyed.  As a condition of the transfer, Safe Haven Animal Shelter and
Wildlife Center may submit to the commissioner of general services,  for
his  or her approval, an accurate survey and description of the lands to
be conveyed, which may be used in the conveyance thereof.
  S 4. The office of general services shall not transfer or  convey  the
aforesaid  land  unless  application  is  made  to the office of general
services by the Safe Haven Animal Shelter and Wildlife Center  within  1
year  after the effective date of this act. Said application shall be in
the form  of  a  resolution  setting  forth  a  comprehensive  statement
approved  by  its  managing  board  acknowledging  and accepting the use
restrictions set forth in section five of this act.
  S 5. The transfer and conveyance made pursuant to this  act  shall  be
subject to the following use restrictions and reverter:
  (a)  The  land described in this act shall be used exclusively for the
purposes of operating and maintaining a no-kill animal  rescue  shelter,
and an educational and rehabilitation center for pets and wildlife.
  (b)  The  conveyance of the land described in this act shall contain a
covenant and restriction  requiring  that  the  land  be  used  for  the
purposes  set forth in subdivision (a) of this section. In the event the
premises are not accepted and/or used for such purposes, it shall revert
to the state of New York.
  S 6. This act shall take effect immediately.

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