senate Bill S6779

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to blighted property and blighted areas; repealer

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 28, 2014 reported and committed to finance
Mar 10, 2014 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

Votes

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May 28, 2014 - Corporations, Authorities and Commissions committee Vote

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Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Committee Vote: May 28, 2014

S6779 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7887
Law Section:
New York State Urban Development Corporation Act
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2, 3 & 10, rpld §3 sub 12, UDC Act; amd §§103 & 204, add §204-a, EDP L

S6779 - Summary

Establishes what is and what is not blighted property and blighted areas.

S6779 - Sponsor Memo

S6779 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6779

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 10, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DeFRANCISCO -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Corporations, Author-
  ities and Commissions

AN ACT to amend the New York state urban development corporation act and
  the eminent domain procedure law, in relation to blighted property and
  blighted areas; and to repeal certain provisions of the New York state
  urban development corporation act relating thereto

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

  Section 1.  Section 2 of section 1 of chapter 174 of the laws of 1968,
constituting  the  New York state urban development corporation act, the
ninth undesignated paragraph as added by chapter 280 of the laws of 1984
and the tenth undesignated paragraph as amended by chapter  747  of  the
laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows:
  S  2.  Statement  of  legislative  findings and purposes. It is hereby
found and declared that there exists in [urban] SOME areas of this state
a condition of substantial and persistent unemployment and  underemploy-
ment  which  causes  hardship  to  many individuals and families, wastes
vital human resources, increases the public assistance  burdens  of  the
state  and municipalities, impairs the security of family life, contrib-
utes to the growth of crime and delinquency, prevents many of our  youth
from  finishing  their  [educations] EDUCATION, impedes the economic and
physical development of municipalities and adversely affects the welfare
and prosperity of all the people of the  state.  [Many  existing  indus-
trial,  manufacturing  and commercial facilities in such urban areas are
obsolete and inefficient, dilapidated, and without adequate mass  trans-
portation  facilities  and  public services. Many of such facilities are
underutilized or in the process of being  vacated,  creating  additional
unemployment.  Technological advances and the provision of modern, effi-
cient facilities in other states will speed the obsolescence  and  aban-
donment  of existing facilities causing serious injury to the economy of
the state. Many  existing  and  planned  industrial,  manufacturing  and
commercial  facilities  are, moreover, far from or not easily accessible
to the places of residence of substantial numbers of unemployed persons.

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

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