senate Bill S5689A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes and empowers a neighborhood parks alliance within the New York city department of parks and recreation

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to cities
Aug 02, 2013 print number 5689a
amend and recommit to cities
Jun 05, 2013 referred to cities

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S5689 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7863A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Add §18-142, NYC Ad Cd

S5689 - Summary

Establishes and empowers a neighborhood parks alliance within the New York City department of parks and recreation.

S5689 - Sponsor Memo

S5689 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5689

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 5, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the administrative code of the  city  of  New  York,  in
  relation  to establishing and empowering a neighborhood parks alliance
  within the New York city department of parks and recreation

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

  Section  1. The administrative code of the city of New York is amended
by adding a new section 18-142 to read as follows:
  S 18-142 NEIGHBORHOOD PARKS ALLIANCE. -- 1.  ESTABLISHMENT.  THERE  IS
HEREBY  ESTABLISHED  WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT A NEIGHBORHOOD PARKS ALLIANCE
TO EFFECTUATE THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK.
  2. BOARD. (A) THE ALLIANCE SHALL BE GOVERNED BY A BOARD WHICH SHALL BE
COMPOSED OF EIGHT MEMBERS TO BE APPOINTED AS FOLLOWS:
  (1) ONE MEMBER SHALL BE APPOINTED BY EACH  BOROUGH  PRESIDENT  OF  THE
CITY OF NEW YORK;
  (2)  ONE  MEMBER  SHALL  BE  APPOINTED BY THE MAYOR OF THE CITY OF NEW
YORK;
  (3) ONE MEMBER SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE SPEAKER OF THE  CITY  COUNCIL
OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK;
  (4)  ONE  MEMBER SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE PUBLIC ADVOCATE OF THE CITY
OF NEW YORK.
  (B) TO THE EXTENT PRACTICABLE, IN MAKING APPOINTMENTS, EACH APPOINTING
AUTHORITY SHALL ENDEAVOR TO HAVE THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE BOARD REFLECT THE
RACIAL, ETHNIC, GENDER, LANGUAGE AND GEOGRAPHIC DIVERSITY OF THE CITY OF
NEW YORK.
  (C) TO THE EXTENT PRACTICABLE, THE  MEMBERSHIP  SHALL  INCLUDE  ACTIVE
MEMBERS  OF  PARK  ADVOCACY  ORGANIZATIONS OR THOSE THAT HAVE EXPERIENCE
WORKING ON URBAN OPEN SPACE DEVELOPMENT.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11351-03-3

S. 5689                             2

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S5689A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7863A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Add §18-142, NYC Ad Cd

S5689A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes and empowers a neighborhood parks alliance within the New York City department of parks and recreation.

S5689A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5689A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5689--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 5, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. SQUADRON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed  to  the  Committee  on  Cities  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  administrative code of the city of New York, in
  relation to establishing and empowering a neighborhood parks  alliance
  within the New York city department of parks and recreation

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

  Section 1. The administrative code of the city of New York is  amended
by adding a new section 18-142 to read as follows:
  S 18-142 NEIGHBORHOOD PARKS ALLIANCE. 1. ESTABLISHMENT. THERE IS HERE-
BY  ESTABLISHED  WITHIN  THE DEPARTMENT A NEIGHBORHOOD PARKS ALLIANCE TO
EFFECTUATE THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK.
  2. BOARD. (A) THE ALLIANCE SHALL BE GOVERNED BY A BOARD WHICH SHALL BE
COMPOSED OF EIGHT MEMBERS TO BE APPOINTED AS FOLLOWS:
  (1) ONE MEMBER SHALL BE APPOINTED BY EACH  BOROUGH  PRESIDENT  OF  THE
CITY OF NEW YORK;
  (2)  ONE  MEMBER  SHALL  BE  APPOINTED BY THE MAYOR OF THE CITY OF NEW
YORK;
  (3) ONE MEMBER SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE SPEAKER OF THE  CITY  COUNCIL
OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK;
  (4)  ONE  MEMBER SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE PUBLIC ADVOCATE OF THE CITY
OF NEW YORK.
  (B) TO THE EXTENT PRACTICABLE, IN MAKING APPOINTMENTS, EACH APPOINTING
AUTHORITY SHALL ENDEAVOR TO HAVE THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE BOARD REFLECT THE
RACIAL, ETHNIC, GENDER, LANGUAGE AND GEOGRAPHIC DIVERSITY OF THE CITY OF
NEW YORK.
  (C) TO THE EXTENT PRACTICABLE, THE  MEMBERSHIP  SHALL  INCLUDE  ACTIVE
MEMBERS  OF  PARK  ADVOCACY  ORGANIZATIONS OR THOSE THAT HAVE EXPERIENCE
WORKING ON URBAN OPEN SPACE DEVELOPMENT.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11351-04-3

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