Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 03, 2018
referred to infrastructure and capital investment
|Jan 11, 2017
referred to infrastructure and capital investment
Senate Bill S2042
2017-2018 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Infrastructure And Capital Investment Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2017-S2042 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- Senate Infrastructure And Capital Investment
- Law Section:
- General Municipal Law
- Laws Affected:
- Add Art 13-E §§300 - 304, Gen Muni L
- Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: S1949, A1459
2021-2022: S5330, A896
2023-2024: S26, A30
2017-S2042 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S2042 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the general municipal law, in relation to enacting the "wireless broadband eligible facility permitting act" providing for uniform municipal regulation of certain wireless facilities PURPOSE : This legislation will put in place a uniform state siting process for the placement, collocation, modification and maintenance of wireless facilities. It is intended to ease the burden on local governments by reducing their administrative costs, and to incentivize wireless carriers to co-locate their equipment at existing wireless facility sites, rather than to construct new sites. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Section 1 sets forth the bill's legislative intent. § 2 titles the bill the Wireless Broadband Eligible Facility Permitting Act. § 3 adds a new General Municipal Law Article 13-E, which relates to the placement, collocation, modification or maintenance of wireless facilities.
2017-S2042 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2042 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 11, 2017 ___________ Introduced by Sens. LITTLE, GRIFFO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Infrastructure and Capital Investment AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in relation to enacting the "wireless broadband eligible facility permitting act" providing for uniform municipal regulation of certain wireless facilities THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Legislative intent. The legislature hereby finds and declares that it is the policy of this state to ensure the safe and efficient integration of certain wireless facility modifications neces- sary for the provision of broadband and other advanced wireless services across the entirety of the state. It is the intent of this act to facil- itate the ongoing demand for access to broadband and other advanced wireless services by exempting certain modifications of existing wire- less facilities from the need for municipal zoning, land use or other discretionary siting permits, to eliminate the burdens and resources dedicated by municipal zoning and land use agencies to review certain eligible modifications of such wireless facilities, and create a state- wide uniform process for municipal permitting of such eligible facility modifications. The legislature acknowledges and confirms the authority of local governments to otherwise exercise zoning, land use and permit- ting authority within their territorial boundaries with regard to the placement and construction of wireless facilities in accordance with other laws, rules and requirements that may apply to the siting of wire- less facilities. § 2. Short title. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "wireless broadband eligible facility permitting act". § 3. The general municipal law is amended by adding a new article 13-E to read as follows: EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD00655-01-7
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