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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 02, 2014||reported and committed to finance|
|Jan 27, 2014||referred to investigations and government operations|
senate Bill S6465
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- Passed Senate
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S6465 - Details
S6465 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S6465 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public lands law, in relation to making surplus state-owned real property available to municipalities and counties PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: In the event the state places for sale surplus state land, the local government where the land is located shall be given the first opportu- nity to obtain such land. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Amends Subdivision 1 of section 33 of the Public Lands Law that directs any state agency placing lands up for disposition to promptly offer the land for conveyance to the applicable city, town or village in which the land is located the opportunity for obtaining the property. Such local government shall have 45 days in which to notify the state Commissioner of General Services of its wishes of whether or not to obtain the prop- erty, and ED days from the day of a positive notification to conclude the negotiation of conveyance of such property with the state. If such municipality notifies the commissioner it does not want the property, or the conveyance transaction is not completed within 60 days, the county in which such land is located shall be afforded the same
S6465 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6465 I N S E N A T E January 27, 2014 ___________ Introduced by Sen. FLANAGAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern- ment Operations AN ACT to amend the public lands law, in relation to making surplus state-owned real property available to municipalities and counties THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 33 of the public lands law, as amended by chapter 360 of the laws of 1983, is amended to read as follows: 1. (A) PRIOR TO THE PUBLIC SALE OF UNAPPROPRIATED STATE LAND, THE OFFICE OF GENERAL SERVICES MUST FIRST OFFER TO SELL SUCH LAND FOR FAIR MARKET VALUE TO THE MUNICIPALITY IN WHICH IT IS LOCATED. THE GOVERNING BODY OF SUCH MUNICIPALITY SHALL HAVE FORTY-FIVE DAYS IN WHICH TO ADVISE THE COMMISSIONER OF GENERAL SERVICES WHETHER OR NOT IT WISHES TO ACQUIRE SUCH UNAPPROPRIATED STATE LAND FOR A PUBLIC PURPOSE. IF IT WISHES TO ACQUIRE SUCH UNAPPROPRIATED STATE LAND, SUCH MUNICIPALITY SHALL HAVE SIXTY DAYS FROM SO NOTIFYING THE COMMISSIONER IN WHICH TO CONCLUDE THE NEGOTIATION OF THE SALE. IF THE MUNICIPALITY NOTIFIES THE COMMISSIONER THAT IT DOES NOT WISH TO ACQUIRE SUCH UNAPPROPRIATED STATE LAND, OR IF THE NEGOTIATION FOR THE SALE THEREOF IS NOT CONCLUDED WITHIN THE SIXTY DAY PERIOD PROVIDED THEREFOR, THE COMMISSIONER SHALL OFFER SUCH UNAPPRO- PRIATED STATE LAND FOR SALE TO THE COUNTY (EXCEPT A COUNTY WHOLLY CONTAINED WITHIN A CITY) IN WHICH SUCH UNAPPROPRIATED STATE LAND IS LOCATED. THE GOVERNING BODY OF SUCH COUNTY SHALL HAVE FORTY-FIVE DAYS IN WHICH TO ADVISE THE COMMISSIONER WHETHER OR NOT IT WISHES TO ACQUIRE SUCH UNAPPROPRIATED STATE LAND FOR A PUBLIC PURPOSE. IF IT WISHES TO ACQUIRE SUCH UNAPPROPRIATED STATE LAND, THE COUNTY SHALL HAVE SIXTY DAYS FROM SO NOTIFYING THE COMMISSIONER IN WHICH TO CONCLUDE THE NEGOTIATION OF THE SALE. IF SUCH UNAPPROPRIATED STATE LAND IS NOT TO BE SOLD TO A MUNICIPALITY OR COUNTY FOR A PUBLIC PURPOSE AS PROVIDED IN THIS PARA- GRAPH, SUCH UNAPPROPRIATED STATE LAND MAY BE DISPOSED OF PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH (B) OF THIS SUBDIVISION. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION "MUNICIPALITY" SHALL MEAN A CITY, TOWN, OR VILLAGE. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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