senate Bill S5625

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the Gloversville public library

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Jan 06, 2016 referred to education
May 20, 2015 referred to education

S5625 (ACTIVE) - Details

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S5625 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to authorizing the Gloversville public library to enter into contracts in aid of the financing of historic rehabilitation of the library.

S5625 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5625 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 20, 2015

Introduced  by  Sen.  FARLEY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Education

AN ACT to authorize  the  Gloversville  Public  Library  to  enter  into
  contracts  in  aid  of the financing of historic rehabilitation of the
  library; and to authorize participation in the  retirement  system  by
  employees  of  a  free  association  library  chartered  to  serve the
  Enlarged City School District of the city of Gloversville


  Section 1. Policy and purposes. It is hereby declared to be the policy
of  this state to promote the education, economic welfare and prosperity
of inhabitants of low-income communities, and to encourage the rehabili-
tation of historic buildings and the provision of  library  services  in
low-income  communities  in  order to promote the education of residents
and assist in the economic revival of such  communities.  The  rehabili-
tation  of  historic  buildings  and  the  enhancement of public library
services are matters of state concern. It is found that enabling the use
of historic rehabilitation tax credits, new  markets  tax  credits,  and
other tax and other incentives to assist in financing the rehabilitation
and  preservation of the Gloversville Public Library is for a public and
governmental purpose and in the public interest for the benefit  of  the
people  served by the Gloversville Public Library and the improvement of
their education, economic welfare, and prosperity and for  the  advance-
ment and improvement of education and economic prosperity in the state.
  S  2. Notwithstanding the provisions of any general, special, or local
law, for the purposes set forth in section one of this act:
  (a) The Gloversville Public Library, acting by its board of  trustees,
is hereby authorized and empowered to transfer to any New York education
corporation  the real property known as the Gloversville Public Library,
including the site thereof, building, parking areas and other facilities
appurtenant thereto or utilized therefor, with or without consideration,

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


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