|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 08, 2014||referred to corporations, authorities and commissions|
senate Bill S7260
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee
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- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
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S7260 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- Law Section:
- New York State Urban Development Corporation Act
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §16, UDC Act
S7260 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S7260 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the New York state urban development corporation act, in relation to consultation with affected parties on certain projects PURPOSE: To ensure that the Urban Development Corporation (UDC)-in the course of proposing, planning, designing and executing projects-works directly with the affected community and specifically affected parties that have a substantive, pertinent and vested interest in the project and how it will affect the community. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: The following changes to Section i6 of the UDC Act are proposed: UDC is required to directly and proactively consult with "Specifically Affected Parties," at all stages of a proposed project, including the development, planning and proposal stages of such projects. "Specifically Affected Parties" are defined as: (1) Current tenants or occupants of the proposed project site, (2) All elected officials that geographically represent the proposed project site, (3) All local government subsidiaries charged with land use/zoning review duties within the proposed project site, (4) The community, minimally operationalized as residents who live within a five mile radius of the
S7260 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7260 I N S E N A T E May 8, 2014 ___________ Introduced by Sen. PERKINS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions AN ACT to amend the New York state urban development corporation act, in relation to consultation with affected parties on certain projects THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 16 of section 1 of chapter 174 of the laws of 1968 constituting the New York state urban development corporation act, subdivisions 2 and 3 as amended by chapter 732 of the laws of 1990 and subdivision 5 as amended and subdivision 6 as added by chapter 847 of the laws of 1971, is amended to read as follows: S 16. Cooperation with municipalities. (1) In effectuating the purposes of this act, the corporation and community advisory committees created pursuant to section four of this act shall work [closely, consult and cooperate] DIRECTLY with local elected officials [and], community leaders AND SPECIFICALLY AFFECTED PARTIES at the earliest practicable time, INCLUDING BEFORE PROJECTS ARE PROPOSED, DURING THEIR DEVELOPMENT AND WHEN THEY ARE PRESENTED TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC. WHENEVER A PROJECT IS PROPOSED, AND AT EACH SUBSEQUENT STAGE OF SUCH PROPOSED PROJECT, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION: BOARD MEETINGS, BOARD APPROVALS, PUBLIC MEETINGS AND PUBLIC HEARINGS THE CORPORATION AND COMMUNITY ADVI- SORY COMMITTEES SHALL ENGAGE IN DIRECT AND PROACTIVE CONSULTATION WITH ALL AFFECTED PARTIES, INCLUDING "SPECIFICALLY AFFECTED PARTIES" AS DEFINED BELOW. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS ACT, THE TERM "SPECIFICALLY AFFECTED PARTIES" SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANING: (A) CURRENT TENANTS OR OCCU- PANTS OF THE PROPOSED PROJECT SITE IN QUESTION, (B) ALL ELECTED OFFI- CIALS THAT GEOGRAPHICALLY REPRESENT THE PROPOSED PROJECT SITE IN QUES- TION, (C) ALL LOCAL GOVERNMENT SUBSIDIARIES CHARGED WITH LAND USE/ZONING REVIEW DUTIES WITHIN THE PROPOSED PROJECT SITE IN QUESTION, (D) THE COMMUNITY, MINIMALLY OPERATIONALIZED AS RESIDENTS WHO LIVE WITHIN A FIVE MILE RADIUS OF THE PROPOSED PROJECT SITE IN QUESTION AND (E) COMMUNITY BASED ORGANIZATIONS WHO ARE PRINCIPALLY BASED IN THE CATCHMENT AREA THAT IS CONCURRENT WITH THE PROPOSED PROJECT SITE IN QUESTION. THE TERM EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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