|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 14, 2016||referred to environmental conservation|
delivered to assembly
|Jun 08, 2016||ordered to third reading cal.1583|
committee discharged and committed to rules
|May 05, 2016||referred to environmental conservation|
senate Bill S7501
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S7501 (ACTIVE) - Details
S7501 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7501 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to providing for the lease of the Rogers environmental education center in the town of Sherburne, county of Chenango, to the Friends of Rogers Environmental Education Center, Inc., and providing for certain terms of such lease PURPOSE : To provide the statutory authority and structure of a formal lease between the state of New York and the Friends of Rogers Center for the operation, maintenance, and support of outdoor environmental programs and education at the Rogers Center in Sherburne, NY SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Section one adds a new subdivision six (6) which outlines the purposes and terms of any lease between the department of environmental conservation and the Friends of Rogers Environmental Education Center, Inc for the operation, maintenance, support and improvement of the Rogers Environmental Center in Sherburne, NY. Section two provides for the effective date. EXISTING LAW :
S7501 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7501 I N S E N A T E May 5, 2016 ___________ Introduced by Sens. SEWARD, VALESKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to providing for the lease of the Rogers environmental education center in the town of Sherburne, county of Chenango, to the Friends of Rogers Environmental Education Center, Inc., and providing for certain terms of such lease THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 3-0301 of the environmental conservation law is amended by adding a new subdivision 6 to read as follows: 6. THE DEPARTMENT, BY AND THROUGH THE COMMISSIONER, SHALL, IN ADDITION TO ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW AUTHORIZING THE LEASING OF PROPERTY UNDER ITS JURISDICTION, LEASE THE LAND, AND THE BUILDINGS, STRUCTURES AND IMPROVEMENTS THEREON, CONSTITUTING THE ROGERS ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER IN THE TOWN OF SHERBURNE, COUNTY OF CHENANGO, TO THE FRIENDS OF ROGERS ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER, INC., A NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPO- RATION, FOR A TERM OF NOT LESS THAN FORTY YEARS FOR THE PURPOSE OF THE OPERATION OF SUCH CENTER TO PROMOTE THE UNDERSTANDING OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION. SUCH EXTENDED LEASE TERM SHALL BE FOR ASSURING THE LESSEE OF ADEQUATE PROTECTION AGAINST LOSS OF INVESTMENTS IN RENOVATIONS AND IMPROVEMENTS TO, AND THE OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF THE ROGERS ENVI- RONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER DURING THE TERM OF THE LEASE. SUCH LEASE SHALL REQUIRE THE LESSEE TO OPERATE SUCH CENTER IN A MANNER THAT WILL ENCOURAGE INVESTMENT BY THE PRIVATE SECTOR IN MAINTAINING AND OPERATING THE ROGERS ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER FOR PUBLIC USE AND ENJOYMENT, IN FURTHERANCE OF ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION AND PRESERVATION OF THE NATURAL RESOURCES OF SUCH CENTER. THE LESSEE SHALL HAVE SOLE DISCRETION IN DETERMINING WHICH INVESTMENTS BY THE PRIVATE SECTOR, AND THE PARTIES MAKING SUCH INVESTMENTS SHALL BE ACCEPTED OR REJECTED. THE LEASE REQUIRED BY THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL AUTHORIZE THE LESSEE TO IMPOSE AND COLLECT REASONABLE USE FEES FOR EVENTS, PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES CONDUCTED BY IT UPON THE GROUNDS OF THE ROGERS ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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