assembly Bill A7974B

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the management of the Roosevelt Island operating corporation

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  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 03, 2015 approval memo.13
signed chap.517
Nov 30, 2015 delivered to governor
Jun 17, 2015 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.485
substituted for a7974b
Jun 17, 2015 substituted by s5813b
Jun 15, 2015 ordered to third reading rules cal.485
rules report cal.485
reported
reported referred to rules
Jun 11, 2015 print number 7974b
Jun 11, 2015 amend (t) and recommit to ways and means
Jun 10, 2015 reported referred to ways and means
Jun 09, 2015 print number 7974a
Jun 09, 2015 amend (t) and recommit to corporations, authorities and commissions
Jun 02, 2015 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

A7974 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5813
Law Section:
Not-for-Profit Corporation
Laws Affected:
Add §4-a, Chap 899 of 1984; add §2799-dddd-1, Pub Auth L

A7974 - Summary

Authorizes the Roosevelt Island operating corporation board of directors to provide financial assistance in the form of grants to not-for-profit organizations that provide services to residents.

A7974 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7974

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 2, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  SEAWRIGHT  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions

AN ACT to amend chapter 899  of  the  laws  of  1984,  relating  to  the
  creation  of  a  public benefit corporation to plan, develop, operate,
  maintain and manage Roosevelt Island, in relation to the management of
  such corporation

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision 15 of section 4 of chapter 899 of the laws of
1984, relating to the creation of a public benefit corporation to  plan,
develop,  operate,  maintain  and manage Roosevelt Island, is amended to
read as follows:
  15.    PROVIDE  FINANCIAL  ASSISTANCE  IN  THE  FORM  OF   GRANTS   TO
NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATIONS OR GOVERNMENTAL AGENCIES THAT PROVIDE DIRECT
SERVICES  TO  THE RESIDENTS OF ROOSEVELT ISLAND, NOT TO EXCEED 1% OF THE
OPERATING BUDGET OF THE CORPORATION, AND UPON THE APPROVAL OF A MAJORITY
OF THE ENTIRE BOARD OF THE CORPORATION.
  16. Do and perform all other acts necessary or convenient to carry out
the foregoing in connection with the SPECIALIZED development, management
or operation of Roosevelt Island.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11372-02-5

A7974A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5813
Law Section:
Not-for-Profit Corporation
Laws Affected:
Add §4-a, Chap 899 of 1984; add §2799-dddd-1, Pub Auth L

A7974A - Summary

Authorizes the Roosevelt Island operating corporation board of directors to provide financial assistance in the form of grants to not-for-profit organizations that provide services to residents.

A7974A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7974--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 2, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  SEAWRIGHT  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Corporations, Authorities and  Commissions  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  chapter  899  of  the  laws of 1984, relating to the
  creation of a public benefit corporation to  plan,  develop,  operate,
  maintain and manage Roosevelt Island, in relation to the management of
  such corporation; and to amend the public authorities law, in relation
  to the management of the Roosevelt Island operating corporation

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

  Section 1.  Legislative intent. This act shall authorize the Roosevelt
Island Operating Corporation to distribute public purpose funds to  not-
for-profit community organizations whose purpose is to benefit Roosevelt
Island  residents  by enhancing their quality of life through education,
artistic and cultural enrichment, improved health or better environment.
  S 2. Chapter 899 of the laws of 1984, relating to the  creation  of  a
public  benefit  corporation  to  plan,  develop,  operate, maintain and
manage Roosevelt Island, is amended by adding a new section 4-a to  read
as follows:
  S  4-A.  NOT-FOR-PROFIT  GRANT  DISTRIBUTION.  1.  THE  CORPORATION IS
AUTHORIZED TO PROVIDE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE IN  THE  FORM  OF  GRANTS  TO
NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATIONS OR GOVERNMENTAL AGENCIES THAT PROVIDE DIRECT
SERVICES OR BENEFITS TO THE RESIDENTS OF ROOSEVELT ISLAND, NOT TO EXCEED
3%  OF THE OPERATING BUDGET OF THE CORPORATION, AND UPON THE APPROVAL OF
A MAJORITY OF THE ENTIRE BOARD OF THE CORPORATION.
  2. ON OR BEFORE MAY 1, 2016, THE CORPORATION SHALL POST  A  REPORT  ON
ITS  WEBSITE  THAT  SHALL  LIST  AND  DESCRIBE THE PURPOSE OF EACH GRANT
ISSUED BETWEEN 2010 AND  2015.  SUCH  REPORT  SHALL  ALSO  DESCRIBE  THE
RESULTING PUBLIC BENEFIT OF EACH GRANT.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11372-10-5

A7974B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5813
Law Section:
Not-for-Profit Corporation
Laws Affected:
Add §4-a, Chap 899 of 1984; add §2799-dddd-1, Pub Auth L

A7974B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the Roosevelt Island operating corporation board of directors to provide financial assistance in the form of grants to not-for-profit organizations that provide services to residents.

A7974B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7974--B

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 2, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  SEAWRIGHT  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Corporations, Authorities and  Commissions  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to  said  committee  -- reported and referred to the Committee on Ways
  and Means -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  chapter  899  of  the  laws of 1984, relating to the
  creation of a public benefit corporation to  plan,  develop,  operate,
  maintain and manage Roosevelt Island, in relation to the management of
  such  corporation; to amend the public authorities law, in relation to
  the management of the  Roosevelt  Island  operating  corporation;  and
  providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section 1.  Legislative intent. This act shall authorize the Roosevelt
Island Operating Corporation to distribute public purpose funds to  not-
for-profit community organizations whose purpose is to benefit Roosevelt
Island  residents  by enhancing their quality of life through education,
artistic and cultural enrichment, improved health or better environment.
  S 2. Chapter 899 of the laws of 1984, relating to the  creation  of  a
public  benefit  corporation  to  plan,  develop,  operate, maintain and
manage Roosevelt Island, is amended by adding a new section 4-a to  read
as follows:
  S  4-A.  NOT-FOR-PROFIT  GRANT  DISTRIBUTION.  1.  THE  CORPORATION IS
AUTHORIZED TO PROVIDE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE IN  THE  FORM  OF  GRANTS  TO
NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATIONS OR GOVERNMENTAL AGENCIES THAT PROVIDE DIRECT
SERVICES OR BENEFITS TO THE RESIDENTS OF ROOSEVELT ISLAND, NOT TO EXCEED
3%  OF THE OPERATING BUDGET OF THE CORPORATION, AND UPON THE APPROVAL OF
A MAJORITY OF THE ENTIRE BOARD OF THE CORPORATION.
  2. ON OR BEFORE MAY 1, 2016, THE CORPORATION SHALL POST  A  REPORT  ON
ITS  WEBSITE  THAT  SHALL  LIST  AND  DESCRIBE THE PURPOSE OF EACH GRANT

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11372-12-5