senate Bill S5293

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the management of the Roosevelt Island operating corporation

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to cities
May 15, 2013 referred to cities

S5293 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
New York City
Laws Affected:
Amd Chap 899 of 1984
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S922, A7430
2017-2018: S3447, A5601
2019-2020: S1426, A316

S5293 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the management of the Roosevelt Island operating corporation.

S5293 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5293 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 5293                                                  A. 7409

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                              May 15, 2013

IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. SERRANO -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Cities

IN  ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. KELLNER -- read once and referred
  to the Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions

AN ACT to amend chapter 899  of  the  laws  of  1984,  relating  to  the
  creation  of  a  public benefit corporation to plan, develop, operate,
  maintain and manage Roosevelt Island, in relation to the management of
  such corporation


  Section  1.  Chapter 899 of the laws of 1984, relating to the creation
of a public benefit corporation to plan, develop, operate, maintain  and
manage  Roosevelt Island, subdivision 2 of section 3 as amended by chap-
ter 766 of the laws of 2005, subdivision 5 of section 3  as  amended  by
chapter  55  of the laws of 1992, section 8 as amended by chapter 770 of
the laws of 1988, paragraph 2 of subdivision a of section 8  as  amended
by  chapter 804 of the laws of 1990 and section 10-a as added by chapter
493 of the laws of 2002, is amended to read as follows:
  Section 1. LEGISLATIVE  DECLARATION.  The  legislature  hereby  finds,
determines and declares that:  (a) the city of New York and the New York
state  urban  development  corporation  have  entered  into a lease [and
related agreements] providing for the urban development  corporation  to
use  its  statutory powers to create on Roosevelt Island a new community
which would retain and heighten  the  benefits  of  urban  living  while
preserving  a  sense  of scale and open space for Roosevelt Island resi-
dents and New York city as a whole; (b)  the  urban  development  corpo-
ration  has AND ITS SUCCESSORS HAVE constructed the first [phase] PHASES
of the island's development, including public facilities, pursuant to  a
general  development  plan  for  Roosevelt  Island,  which plan is being
updated and WHICH PLAN contemplates significant future  development  [on

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


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