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|Jan 03, 2018||referred to local governments|
|Jan 17, 2017||referred to local governments|
assembly Bill A1954
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
A1954 (ACTIVE) - Details
A1954 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1954 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y January 17, 2017 ___________ 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. § 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.
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