senate Bill S6219

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires certain leases and management agreements entered into by the office of parks, recreation and historic preservation to comply with master plans

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation

S6219 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6105
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3.10, Pks & Rec L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A7249

S6219 - Bill Texts

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Requires leases, licenses and management agreements entered into by the office of parks, recreation and historic preservation relating to the use or management of state parks and historic sites, having a term of more than 1 year, to comply with the recommendations of the management or master plan of the state park or historic site to which the lease, license or management plan relates.

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BILL NUMBER:S6219

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the parks, recreation and historic
preservation law, in relation to requiring all leases, licenses and
management agreements relating to state parks and historic sites to
comply with the park's or historic site's master plan

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL:

Requires certain leases and management agreements entered into by the
office of parks, recreation and historic preservation to comply with
master plans.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:

Every lease, license and management agreement, relating to the use or
management of any state park or historic site, having a term of more
than one year, entered into by the office shall comply with the
recommendations in the management or master plan of the state park or
historic site to which the lease, license or management agreement
pertains.

JUSTIFICATION:

Management and master plans are valuable tools that outline specifics
regarding the environmental, historic, cultural, scenic, interpretive,
and recreational resources of a park or historic site. They also
provide a future plan and goals for each of the different aspects of a
park or historic site and offer the public an opportunity to comment.
Tying long-term leases and agreements to the planning goals outlined
in the master or management plans gives structure and a framework for
what types of activities should be permitted in a park setting and
holds such activities accountable to the established plan.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

2014: This is a new bill in the Senate.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

None.

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
________________________________________________________________________

                                  6219

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 8, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. SERRANO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Cultural Affairs, Tourism,
  Parks and Recreation

AN ACT to amend the parks, recreation and historic preservation law,  in
  relation  to  requiring all leases, licenses and management agreements
  relating to state parks and historic sites to comply with  the  park's
  or historic site's master plan

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

  Section 1. The parks, recreation  and  historic  preservation  law  is
amended by adding a new section 3.10 to read as follows:
  S  3.10  LONG  TERM  AGREEMENTS  RELATING  TO STATE PARKS AND HISTORIC
SITES. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF THIS CHAPTER  TO  THE  CONTRARY,
EVERY  LEASE,  LICENSE  AND MANAGEMENT AGREEMENT, RELATING TO THE USE OR
MANAGEMENT OF ANY STATE PARK OR HISTORIC SITE, HAVING  A  TERM  OF  MORE
THAN  ONE  YEAR, ENTERED INTO BY THE OFFICE SHALL COMPLY WITH THE RECOM-
MENDATIONS IN THE MANAGEMENT OR MASTER PLAN OF THE STATE PARK OR HISTOR-
IC SITE TO WHICH THE LEASE, LICENSE OR MANAGEMENT AGREEMENT PERTAINS. IN
THE EVENT A STATE PARK OR HISTORIC SITE DOES NOT HAVE  A  MANAGEMENT  OR
MASTER  PLAN  IN  EFFECT,  NO LEASE, LICENSE OR MANAGEMENT PLAN RELATING
THERETO SHALL HAVE A TERM OF MORE THAN ONE YEAR.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately, and shall apply to  leas-
es,  licenses  and  management  agreements entered into or renewed on or
after such effective date.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09698-01-3

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