assembly Bill A2228A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the reporting of alienation of municipal parkland

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 11, 2016 print number 2228a
Mar 11, 2016 amend and recommit to local governments
Jan 06, 2016 referred to local governments
Jan 15, 2015 referred to local governments

A2228 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S705
Law Section:
Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 16 §§16.01 - 16.05, Pks & Rec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A10066, S5600
2017-2018: A1954, S3051
2019-2020: A3264, S180

A2228 - Summary

Relates to the reporting of alienation of municipal parkland.

A2228 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2228

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 15, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ENGLEBRIGHT -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Local Governments

AN ACT to amend the parks, recreation and historic preservation law,  in
  relation to the reporting of alienation of municipal parkland

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

  Section 1. The parks, recreation  and  historic  preservation  law  is
amended by adding a new article 16 to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 16
                      MUNICIPAL PARKLAND ALIENATION
SECTION 16.01 DEFINITIONS.
        16.03 PARKLAND ALIENATION REPORTING.
        16.05 PARKLAND ALIENATION ENFORCEMENT.
  S 16.01 DEFINITIONS. WHEN USED IN THIS ARTICLE:
  1.  "MUNICIPAL PARKLAND" SHALL MEAN REAL PROPERTY OR INTERESTS THEREIN
THAT IS OWNED BY A MUNICIPALITY THAT PROVIDES PUBLIC  PARK,  RECREATION,
OR  OPEN  SPACE  PROTECTION PURPOSES. MUNICIPAL PARKLAND INCLUDES: LANDS
THAT HAVE BEEN DEDICATED FOR SUCH PURPOSES BY THE MUNICIPALITY THROUGH A
FORMAL RESOLUTION OR SIMILAR ACTION; LANDS THAT HAVE BEEN  PURCHASED  OR
ACCEPTED FOR SUCH PURPOSES; OR LANDS THAT CURRENTLY OR HISTORICALLY HAVE
BEEN AVAILABLE TO AND USED BY THE PUBLIC FOR SUCH PURPOSES.
  2.  "MUNICIPAL PARKLAND ALIENATION" SHALL MEAN ANY ACTION BY A MUNICI-
PALITY TO SELL, LEASE, DISCONTINUE, OR CHANGE THE USE OF MUNICIPAL PARK-
LAND.
  3. "MUNICIPALITY" SHALL MEAN A COUNTY,  TOWN,  CITY,  OR  VILLAGE.  IT
SHALL  ALSO  MEAN  A  SCHOOL  DISTRICT OR OTHER POLITICAL SUBDIVISION IN
INSTANCES WHERE SUCH ENTITY HAS OBTAINED STATE OR FEDERAL GRANT  FUNDING
FOR THE CREATION OF MUNICIPAL PARKLAND.
  4. "PARKLAND ALIENATION LEGISLATION" SHALL MEAN LEGISLATION INTRODUCED
IN THE STATE LEGISLATURE AUTHORIZING A MUNICIPALITY TO ALIENATE PARKLAND
UNDER ITS JURISDICTION.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04307-01-5

A2228A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S705
Law Section:
Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 16 §§16.01 - 16.05, Pks & Rec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A10066, S5600
2017-2018: A1954, S3051
2019-2020: A3264, S180

A2228A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the reporting of alienation of municipal parkland.

A2228A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2228--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 15, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ENGLEBRIGHT -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Local Governments --  recommitted  to  the  Committee  on
  Local  Governments  in  accordance  with  Assembly  Rule  3, sec. 2 --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the parks, recreation and historic preservation law, in
  relation to the reporting of alienation of municipal parkland

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

  Section  1.  The  parks,  recreation  and historic preservation law is
amended by adding a new article 16 to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 16
                      MUNICIPAL PARKLAND ALIENATION
SECTION 16.01 DEFINITIONS.
        16.03 PARKLAND ALIENATION REPORTING.
        16.05 PARKLAND ALIENATION ENFORCEMENT.
  S 16.01 DEFINITIONS. WHEN USED IN THIS ARTICLE:
  1. "MUNICIPAL PARKLAND" SHALL MEAN REAL PROPERTY OR INTERESTS  THEREIN
THAT  IS  OWNED BY A MUNICIPALITY THAT PROVIDES PUBLIC PARK, RECREATION,
OR OPEN SPACE PROTECTION PURPOSES. MUNICIPAL  PARKLAND  INCLUDES:  LANDS
THAT HAVE BEEN DEDICATED FOR SUCH PURPOSES BY THE MUNICIPALITY THROUGH A
FORMAL  RESOLUTION  OR SIMILAR ACTION; LANDS THAT HAVE BEEN PURCHASED OR
ACCEPTED FOR SUCH PURPOSES; OR LANDS THAT CURRENTLY OR HISTORICALLY HAVE
BEEN AVAILABLE TO AND USED BY THE PUBLIC FOR SUCH PURPOSES.
  2. "MUNICIPAL PARKLAND ALIENATION" SHALL MEAN ANY ACTION BY A  MUNICI-
PALITY TO SELL, LEASE, DISCONTINUE, OR CHANGE THE USE OF MUNICIPAL PARK-
LAND.
  3.  "MUNICIPALITY"  SHALL  MEAN  A  COUNTY, TOWN, CITY, OR VILLAGE. IT
SHALL ALSO MEAN A SCHOOL DISTRICT  OR  OTHER  POLITICAL  SUBDIVISION  IN
INSTANCES  WHERE SUCH ENTITY HAS OBTAINED STATE OR FEDERAL GRANT FUNDING
FOR THE CREATION OF MUNICIPAL PARKLAND.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04307-05-6

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