Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 06, 2016
referred to judiciary
|May 07, 2015
referred to judiciary
Senate Bill S5212
2015-2016 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Judiciary Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2015-S5212 (ACTIVE) - Details
2015-S5212 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S5212 TITLE OF BILL: An act requiring the commissioner of parks, recreation and historic preservation to take a parcel of land through the eminent domain procedure for a state park commemorating Marylander Green, America's first battle memorial PURPOSE: This bill would require the State Commissioner of Park, Recreation and Historic Preservation to acquire the 170 Eighth Street in Brooklyn by eminent domain for the purpose of creating a state park commemorating Maryland Heroes from the Battle of Brooklyn (Long Island) in the American Revolution., America's first battle memorial SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1: Legislative findings, Location of site Section 2: Effective Date EXISTING LAW: No current law dealing with Marylander Park JUSTIFICATION: The subject property, 170 - 8 Street, Lot 11 on Block 1003 in the Borough of Brooklyn, has long been recognized as part of the area where the 256 Maryland Heroes were buried who died covering the retreat of the Continental Army on August 27, 1776. The Gowanus/Park Slope area, where the site is located, has undergone drastic changes in the last 15 years. Deindustrialization, coupled with a striking increase in property values, have led to the demolition of many older buildings in the neighborhood that were part
2015-S5212 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5212 2015-2016 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E May 7, 2015 ___________ Introduced by Sen. HAMILTON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary AN ACT requiring the commissioner of parks, recreation and historic preservation to take a parcel of land through the eminent domain procedure for a state park commemorating Marylander Green, America's first battle memorial THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The legislature hereby finds that it is necessary for a public purpose to procure certain property within the city of New York. To that extent, the commissioner of parks, recreation and historic pres- ervation is hereby directed to take, through the use of the eminent domain procedure as established under the eminent domain procedure law, the parcel in the borough of Brooklyn known as 170 Eighth Street, Brook- lyn, Block 1003 Lot 11, for a state park commemorating Marylander Green, America's first battle memorial. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD10727-02-5
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