senate Bill S5440

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides for local waterfront revitalization plans and programs

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to transportation
May 16, 2013 referred to transportation

S5440 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Canal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§138-a & 138-b, Can L; amd §384, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3245, A5193
2009-2010: S1173, A3330

S5440 - Summary

Designates the secretary of state as a voting member of the canal recreationway commission; authorizes the canal recreationway commission to encourage local governments to prepare local waterfront revitalization plans and programs for the purpose of refining the statewide canal recreationway plan; authorizes the New York state thruway authority to provide financial assistance to municipalities for the purpose of undertaking the preparation and implementation of local waterfront revitalization plans and programs.

S5440 - Sponsor Memo

S5440 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 16, 2013

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

AN ACT to amend the  canal  law  and  the  public  authorities  law,  in
  relation to local waterfront revitalization plans and programs


  Section 1. Paragraphs a and c of subdivision 1 of section 138-a of the
canal law, as amended by chapter 243 of the laws of 1993, are amended to
read as follows:
  a. the chairman of the authority, the commissioner of  transportation,
the commissioner of the office of parks, recreation and historic preser-
vation  [and],  the  commissioner  of environmental conservation AND THE
SECRETARY OF STATE, or their representatives;
  c. the commissioner of economic  development  [and  the  secretary  of
state,]  or  [their  representatives]  HIS  OR HER REPRESENTATIVE, and a
member from each of the regional  planning  boards,  as  established  by
articles  five-G and twelve-B of the general municipal law, whose region
is intersected by the canal shall be ex-officio, non-voting  members  of
the  commission  and shall provide technical expertise and advice to the
commission as necessary.
  S 2. Subdivision 4 of section 138-b of the canal law,  as  amended  by
chapter  335  of the laws of 2001, is amended and a new subdivision 8 is
added to read as follows:
  4. If deemed appropriate, request that studies, surveys or analyses be
performed by the corporation, the departments of transportation, econom-
ic development  [and],  environmental  conservation,  STATE  and/or  the
office  of  parks, recreation and historic preservation to assist in the
development, promotion,  marketing  and/or  preservation  of  the  canal
system or the preparation of the plan. At the request of the commission,
state  agencies  and  public authorities shall cooperate fully and shall
provide requested information in a timely manner.

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


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