assembly Bill A10721A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Allows public utility lines and bicycle paths on certain state lands in the forest preserve and establishing a forest preserve health and safety land account

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 29, 2016 opinion referred to judiciary
Jul 18, 2016 delivered to secretary of state
Jun 29, 2016 to attorney-general for opinion
Jun 17, 2016 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1668
substituted for s8026a
referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.551
rules report cal.551
reported
amend and recommit to rules 10721a
Jun 16, 2016 reported referred to rules
reported referred to judiciary
Jun 15, 2016 reported referred to ways and means
Jun 13, 2016 referred to environmental conservation

A10721 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8026
Current Committee:
Assembly Judiciary
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 14 §1, add §6, Constn
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A8301, S2414

A10721 - Summary

Allows public utility lines and bicycle paths on certain state lands in the forest preserve and establishes a forest preserve health and safety land account.

A10721 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  10721

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 13, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced by COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Englebright)
  --  read once and referred to the Committee on Environmental Conserva-
  tion

            CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY

proposing an amendment to article 14 of the constitution, in relation to
  allowing public utility lines and bicycle paths on certain state lands
  in the forest preserve and establishing a forest preserve  health  and
  safety land account

  Section  1. Resolved (if the Senate concur), That section one of arti-
cle 14 of the constitution be amended by adding a new undesignated para-
graph to read as follows:
  NOTWITHSTANDING THE FOREGOING PROVISIONS AND  SUBJECT  TO  LEGISLATIVE
APPROVAL  PRIOR TO ACTUAL TRANSFER OF TITLE, A TOTAL OF NO MORE THAN ONE
HUNDRED FIFTY ACRES OF FOREST PRESERVE LAND SHALL BE USED FOR THE ESTAB-
LISHMENT OF A HEALTH AND SAFETY LAND ACCOUNT. WHERE NO  VIABLE  ALTERNA-
TIVE  EXISTS  AND OTHER CRITERIA DEVELOPED BY THE LEGISLATURE ARE SATIS-
FIED, A CITY, TOWN, VILLAGE OR COUNTY MAY APPLY, PURSUANT TO  A  PROCESS
DETERMINED BY THE LEGISLATURE, TO THE HEALTH AND SAFETY LAND ACCOUNT FOR
PROJECTS  LIMITED TO:  ELIMINATION OF BRIDGE HAZARDS ON COUNTY HIGHWAYS,
AND TOWN HIGHWAYS LISTED ON THE LOCAL HIGHWAY  INVENTORY  MAINTAINED  BY
THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, DEDICATED, AND IN EXISTENCE ON JANUARY
FIRST,  TWO  THOUSAND  FIFTEEN,  AND ANNUALLY PLOWED AND REGULARLY MAIN-
TAINED; ELIMINATION OF THE HAZARDS OF DANGEROUS  CURVES  AND  GRADES  ON
COUNTY HIGHWAYS, AND TOWN HIGHWAYS LISTED ON THE LOCAL HIGHWAY INVENTORY
MAINTAINED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, DEDICATED, AND IN EXIST-
ENCE  ON  JANUARY  FIRST,  TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN, AND ANNUALLY PLOWED AND
REGULARLY MAINTAINED; RELOCATION AND RECONSTRUCTION AND  MAINTENANCE  OF
COUNTY HIGHWAYS, AND TOWN HIGHWAYS LISTED ON THE LOCAL HIGHWAY INVENTORY
MAINTAINED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, DEDICATED, AND IN EXIST-
ENCE  ON  JANUARY  FIRST,  TWO  THOUSAND FIFTEEN AND ANNUALLY PLOWED AND
REGULARLY MAINTAINED, PROVIDED FURTHER THAT NO SINGLE RELOCATED  PORTION
OF ANY SUCH HIGHWAY SHALL EXCEED ONE MILE IN LENGTH; AND WATER WELLS AND
NECESSARY  APPURTENANCES  WHEN SUCH WELLS ARE NECESSARY TO MEET DRINKING
WATER QUALITY STANDARDS AND ARE LOCATED  WITHIN  FIVE  HUNDRED  FEET  OF
COUNTY HIGHWAYS, AND TOWN HIGHWAYS LISTED ON THE LOCAL HIGHWAY INVENTORY

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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A10721A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8026
Current Committee:
Assembly Judiciary
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 14 §1, add §6, Constn
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A8301, S2414

A10721A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Allows public utility lines and bicycle paths on certain state lands in the forest preserve and establishes a forest preserve health and safety land account.

A10721A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                10721--A

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 13, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced by COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Englebright)
  --  read once and referred to the Committee on Environmental Conserva-
  tion -- reported and referred to the Committee on Ways  and  Means  --
  reported  and  referred  to the Committee on Judiciary -- reported and
  referred to the Committee on Rules -- Rules Committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to the Committee
  on Rules

            CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY

proposing an amendment to article 14 of the constitution, in relation to
  allowing public utility lines and bicycle paths on certain state lands
  in the forest preserve and establishing a forest preserve  health  and
  safety land account

  Section  1. Resolved (if the Senate concur), That section 1 of article
14 of the constitution be amended by adding a new undesignated paragraph
to read as follows:
  NOTWITHSTANDING THE FOREGOING PROVISIONS AND  SUBJECT  TO  LEGISLATIVE
APPROVAL  PRIOR TO ACTUAL TRANSFER OF TITLE, A TOTAL OF NO MORE THAN TWO
HUNDRED FIFTY ACRES OF FOREST PRESERVE LAND SHALL BE USED FOR THE ESTAB-
LISHMENT OF A HEALTH AND SAFETY LAND ACCOUNT. WHERE NO  VIABLE  ALTERNA-
TIVE  EXISTS  AND OTHER CRITERIA DEVELOPED BY THE LEGISLATURE ARE SATIS-
FIED, A TOWN, VILLAGE  OR  COUNTY  MAY  APPLY,  PURSUANT  TO  A  PROCESS
DETERMINED BY THE LEGISLATURE, TO THE HEALTH AND SAFETY LAND ACCOUNT FOR
PROJECTS  LIMITED TO:   ADDRESS BRIDGE HAZARDS OR SAFETY ON COUNTY HIGH-
WAYS, AND TOWN HIGHWAYS LISTED ON THE LOCAL HIGHWAY INVENTORY MAINTAINED
BY THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION,  DEDICATED,  AND  IN  EXISTENCE  ON
JANUARY  FIRST,  TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN, AND ANNUALLY PLOWED AND REGULARLY
MAINTAINED; ELIMINATION OF THE HAZARDS OF DANGEROUS CURVES AND GRADES ON
COUNTY HIGHWAYS, AND TOWN HIGHWAYS LISTED ON THE LOCAL HIGHWAY INVENTORY
MAINTAINED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, DEDICATED, AND IN EXIST-
ENCE ON JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN,  AND  ANNUALLY  PLOWED  AND
REGULARLY  MAINTAINED;  RELOCATION AND RECONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE OF
COUNTY HIGHWAYS, AND TOWN HIGHWAYS LISTED ON THE LOCAL HIGHWAY INVENTORY
MAINTAINED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, DEDICATED, AND IN EXIST-
ENCE ON JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND  FIFTEEN  AND  ANNUALLY  PLOWED  AND
REGULARLY  MAINTAINED, PROVIDED FURTHER THAT NO SINGLE RELOCATED PORTION

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets