senate Bill S6838A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes the commissioner of general services to sell and convey certain lands in the borough of Manhattan, county of New York to be used for specific purposes and programs

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Jun 03, 2014 print number 6838a
amend (t) and recommit to investigations and government operations
Mar 18, 2014 referred to investigations and government operations

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S6838 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8829A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Services, Office of

S6838 - Bill Texts

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Authorizes the commissioner of general services to sell and convey certain lands in the borough of Manhattan, county of New York to be used for social service programs, educational programs, and affordable senior housing.

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BILL NUMBER:S6838

TITLE OF BILL: An act to authorize the commissioner of general
services to sell and convey certain state lands in the borough of
Manhattan, county of New York to be used for a multi-service center to
encourage local economic development, social services, education and
housing

PURPOSE: The bill permits the sale of property to be used for a
senior center in New York City.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 1 gives provisions to the Commissioner of OGS to sell and
convey to Acacia Network the premises described in Section 2.

Section 2 describes the property to be conveyed.

Section 3 provides that such description of the property will be more
clearly defined by an accurate survey.

Section 4 provides that the Commissioner of OGS shall not grant such
land unless an application is made within one year after the effective
date of this act.

Section 5 provides that the property shall be used exclusively for the
purposes of providing senior housing.

Section 6 provides that the Act shall take place immediately.

JUSTIFICATION: The property provides housing for a vulnerable
population in New York City, seniors.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New Bill

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: The consideration paid shall be $1.00.

EFFECTIVE DATE: Immediately.

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

                                  6838

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 18, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ROBACH -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment Operations

AN ACT to authorize the commissioner of general  services  to  sell  and
  convey  certain state lands in the borough of Manhattan, county of New
  York to be used for a multi-service center to encourage local economic
  development, social services, education and housing

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

  Section  1.  The commissioner of general services is hereby authorized
and empowered to sell and convey to  Acacia  Network,  a  not-for-profit
corporation  organized  and  existing under the laws of the state of New
York, 128 East 112th Street Manhattan, New  York,  including  lands  and
improvements thereof generally bounded and described as:
  All  the  tract  of  land  known  as 128 East 112th Street, located in
section 6, block 163, lot 62, in the borough of Manhattan, city,  county
and state of New York.
  S  2.  The  time and terms and conditions, including consideration, of
this conveyance, shall be determined  by  the  commissioner  of  general
services.   Such transfer and conveyance shall be to advance some public
purpose to be specified in the  contract  impending  such  transfer  and
conveyance.
  S  3.  The  description  in section one of this act of the lands to be
conveyed is not intended to be a legal description, but is intended only
to identify the premises to be conveyed.  As  a  condition  of  purchase
Acacia  Network shall submit to the commissioner of general services for
approval an accurate survey  and  description  of  the  lands  generally
described  in  section one of this act, which may be used in the convey-
ance thereof.
  S 4. The commissioner of general services shall not grant  the  afore-
said land unless application is made therefore by Acacia Network, within
one year after the effective date of this act.
  S  5.  Any  lands  including improvements thereon conveyed pursuant to
this act shall be used as a  multi-service  center  to  encourage  local

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11821-03-4

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economic  development, social services, education and housing; provided,
however, that the land authorized to be conveyed by this act, after such
conveyance, shall revert to the state if such land  shall  cease  to  be
used by Acacia Network for the purposes provided in this section.
  S 6. This act shall take effect immediately.

S6838A (ACTIVE) - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8829A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Services, Office of

S6838A (ACTIVE) - Bill Texts

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Authorizes the commissioner of general services to sell and convey certain lands in the borough of Manhattan, county of New York to be used for social service programs, educational programs, and affordable senior housing.

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BILL NUMBER:S6838A

TITLE OF BILL: An act to authorize the commissioner of general
services to sell and convey certain state lands in the borough of
Manhattan, county of New York to be used for social services programs,
educational programs and affordable senior housing

PURPOSE: The bill permits the sale of property to be used for a
senior center in New York City.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 1 gives provisions to the Commissioner of OGS to sell and
convey to Acacia Network the premises described in Section 2.

Section 2 describes the property to be conveyed.

Section 3 provides that such description of the property will be more
clearly defined by an accurate survey.

Section 4 provides that the Commissioner of OGS shall not grant such
land unless an application is made within one year after the effective
date of this act.

Section 5 provides that the property shall be used exclusively for the
purposes of providing senior housing.

Section 6 provides that the Act shall take place immediately.

JUSTIFICATION: The property provides housing for a vulnerable
population in New York City, seniors.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New Bill

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: The consideration paid shall be $1.00.

EFFECTIVE DATE: Immediately.

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

                                 6838--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 18, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ROBACH -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment  Operations  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,   ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  authorize  the commissioner of general services to sell and
  convey certain state lands in the borough of Manhattan, county of  New
  York to be used for social services programs, educational programs and
  affordable senior housing

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

  Section 1. Subject to the provisions of this act  but  notwithstanding
any  other provision of law to the contrary, the commissioner of general
services is hereby authorized and empowered to transfer  and  convey  to
Acacia  Network,  a  not-for-profit  corporation  organized and existing
under the laws of the state  of  New  York,  a  surplus  state  building
located  at  128 East 112th Street Manhattan, New York, in consideration
of one dollar and upon such other terms and conditions  as  the  commis-
sioner may deem proper.
  S  2.  The  lands  and  improvements  authorized to be transferred and
conveyed by this act are generally described as follows:
  All the tract of land known as  128  East  112th  Street,  located  in
section  6, block 163, lot 62, in the borough of Manhattan, city, county
and state of New York.
  S 3. The description in section two of this act of  the  lands  to  be
conveyed is not intended to be a legal description, but is intended only
to  identify  the  premises  to be conveyed. As a condition of purchase,
Acacia Network shall submit to the commissioner of general services  for
approval  an  accurate  survey  and  description  of the lands generally
described in section two of this act, which may be used in  the  convey-
ance thereof.
  S 4. The commissioner of general services shall not transfer or convey
the  aforesaid land unless application is made by Acacia Network, within
one year after the effective date of this act.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11821-09-4

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  S 5. Any lands including improvements  thereon  conveyed  pursuant  to
this  act  shall be used exclusively for the purposes of social services
programs, educational programs,  and  affordable  senior  housing.  Upon
termination  of  such use title to the lands so transferred shall revert
to the state of New York.
  S 6. This act shall take effect immediately.

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