|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 27, 2013||delivered to secretary of state|
|Jun 19, 2013||returned to senate|
ordered to third reading rules cal.474
substituted for a7684
|Jun 12, 2013||referred to environmental conservation|
delivered to assembly
|Jun 11, 2013||ordered to third reading cal.1283|
reported and committed to rules
|May 29, 2013||reported and committed to finance|
|May 06, 2013||opinion referred to judiciary|
|Apr 19, 2013||to attorney-general for opinion|
|Apr 18, 2013||referred to judiciary|
senate Bill S4689
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Assembly
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S4689 - Details
S4689 - Summary
Authorizes the legislature to settle the land dispute between the state and private parties in township 40, Totten and Crossfield Purchase in the town of Long Lake, county of Hamilton, such lands being in the state forest preserve (second passage).
S4689 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S4689 TITLE OF BILL: CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY proposing an amendment to section 1 of article 14 of the constitution, in relation to disputed title in township 40, Totten and Crossfield Purchase, in the town of Long Lake, Hamilton county PURPOSE: Passage of this resolution constitutes second passage of a measure to be put on the ballot at a general election to amend Article XIV, Section IV of the Constitution, authorizing resolution of 100 year old competing claims of title between the State and private parties in Township Forty, Totten and Crossfield Purchase (Raquette Lake), in the Town of Long Lake, Hamilton County (Township Forty). SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of this bill amends Article XIV, Section I of the Constitution to authorize the settlement, according to terms determined by the legislature, of title disputes in Township forty, in the Town of Long Lake, Hamilton county, to resolve competing claims of title between the state and private parties. Prior to the settlement, land purchased without the use of state-appropriated funds shall be conveyed to the state for inclusion in the forest preserve within the Adirondack Park. The property to be conveyed would have to be determined by the Legislature to provide a net benefit to the forest preserve as compared to the township 40 lands subject to such
S4689 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4689 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E April 18, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sens. LITTLE, FARLEY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY proposing an amendment to section 1 of article 14 of the constitution, in relation to disputed title in township 40, Totten and Crossfield Purchase, in the town of Long Lake, Hamilton county Section 1. Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That section 1 of arti- cle 14 of the constitution be amended to read as follows: Section 1. The lands of the state, now owned or hereafter acquired, constituting the forest preserve as now fixed by law, shall be forever kept as wild forest lands. They shall not be leased, sold or exchanged, or be taken by any corporation, public or private, nor shall the timber thereon be sold, removed or destroyed. Nothing herein contained shall prevent the state from constructing, completing and maintaining any highway heretofore specifically authorized by constitutional amendment, nor from constructing and maintaining to federal standards federal aid interstate highway route five hundred two from a point in the vicinity of the city of Glens Falls, thence northerly to the vicinity of the villages of Lake George and Warrensburg, the hamlets of South Horicon and Pottersville and thence northerly in a generally straight line on the west side of Schroon Lake to the vicinity of the hamlet of Schroon, then continuing northerly to the vicinity of Schroon Falls, Schroon River and North Hudson, and to the east of Makomis Mountain, east of the hamlet of New Russia, east of the village of Elizabethtown and continu- ing northerly in the vicinity of the hamlet of Towers Forge, and east of Poke-O-Moonshine Mountain and continuing northerly to the vicinity of the village of Keeseville and the city of Plattsburgh, all of the afore- said taking not to exceed a total of three hundred acres of state forest preserve land, nor from constructing and maintaining not more than twen- ty-five miles of ski trails thirty to two hundred feet wide, together with appurtenances thereto, provided that no more than five miles of such trails shall be in excess of one hundred twenty feet wide, on the EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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