senate Bill S705A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the reporting of alienation of municipal parkland

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 05, 2016 referred to local governments
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 01, 2016 advanced to third reading
Feb 29, 2016 2nd report cal.
amended 705a
Feb 25, 2016 1st report cal.230
Jan 06, 2016 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 18, 2015 referred to local governments
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 05, 2015 advanced to third reading
May 04, 2015 2nd report cal.
Apr 29, 2015 1st report cal.487
Jan 07, 2015 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation

Votes

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Feb 25, 2016 - Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation committee Vote

S705
11
1
committee
11
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Feb 25, 2016

nay (1)
aye wr (1)

Apr 29, 2015 - Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation committee Vote

S705
10
1
committee
10
Aye
1
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Apr 29, 2015

nay (1)
aye wr (2)

S705 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2228
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: S5600, A10066
2017-2018: S3051, A1954
2019-2020: S180, A3264

S705 - Summary

Relates to the reporting of alienation of municipal parkland.

S705 - Sponsor Memo

S705 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   705

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. SERRANO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Cultural Affairs, Tourism,
  Parks and Recreation

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.
                                                           LBD04307-01-5

S705A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2228
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: S5600, A10066
2017-2018: S3051, A1954
2019-2020: S180, A3264

S705A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the reporting of alienation of municipal parkland.

S705A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S705A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 705--A
    Cal. No. 230

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. SERRANO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Cultural Affairs, Tourism,
  Parks and Recreation --  recommitted  to  the  Committee  on  Cultural
  Affairs,  Tourism, Parks and Recreation in accordance with Senate Rule
  6, sec. 8 -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to  first
  report,  amended  on  first  report,  ordered  to  a second report and
  ordered reprinted, retaining its place in the order of second report

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.

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

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