senate Bill S3108

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to developing criteria and guidelines for state designated arts and cultural districts

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 04, 2018 referred to tourism, parks, arts and sports development
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 27, 2018 advanced to third reading
Feb 13, 2018 2nd report cal.
Feb 12, 2018 1st report cal.450
Jan 03, 2018 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 07, 2017 referred to tourism, parks, arts and sports development
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 05, 2017 advanced to third reading
May 24, 2017 2nd report cal.
May 23, 2017 1st report cal.1091
Jan 19, 2017 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation

Votes

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Feb 12, 2018 - Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation committee Vote

S3108
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committee
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Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation Committee Vote: Feb 12, 2018

May 23, 2017 - Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation committee Vote

S3108
13
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committee
13
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation Committee Vote: May 23, 2017

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S3108 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A392
Law Section:
Arts and Cultural Affairs Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3.17, Arts & Cul L; amd §168, Ec Dev L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S6271, A9351
2019-2020: S1425, A3723

S3108 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the council on the arts to establish criteria and guidelines for the establishment of state designated arts and cultural districts.

S3108 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3108 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3108

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 19, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. SERRANO, AVELLA, BAILEY, COMRIE, HOYLMAN, LATIMER,
  PARKER, PERSAUD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to
  be committed to the Committee on Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks  and
  Recreation

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  arts  and cultural affairs law and the economic
  development law,  in  relation  to  creating  the  arts  and  cultural
  district

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

  Section 1. The arts and cultural affairs law is amended  by  adding  a
new section 3.17 to read as follows:
  §  3.17.  ARTS  AND  CULTURAL  DISTRICT.  1. THE COUNCIL SHALL DEVELOP
CRITERIA AND GUIDELINES FOR STATE DESIGNATED ARTS AND CULTURAL DISTRICTS
AND SHALL DEVELOP AN APPLICATION PROCESS FOR  RECEIVING  SUCH  A  DESIG-
NATION.  A  DISTRICT  SHALL  BE  DEFINED AS A GEOGRAPHIC AREA OF A CITY,
TOWN, OR VILLAGE WITH A CONCENTRATION OF  ARTS  OR  CULTURAL  FACILITIES
LOCATED  WITHIN  ITS  BOUNDARIES.  CRITERIA  DEVELOPED BY THE COUNCIL TO
DESIGNATE A DISTRICT SHALL INCLUDE DETERMINATIONS  THAT  SUCH  DISTRICT:
(A)  ATTRACTS  ARTISTS  OR  CULTURAL  ENTERPRISES  TO THE COMMUNITY, (B)
ENCOURAGES BUSINESS AND JOB DEVELOPMENT DUE TO THE  PRE-EXISTING  INSTI-
TUTIONS, (C) ATTRACTS A SUFFICIENT AMOUNT OF TOURISM, (D) ENHANCES LOCAL
PROPERTY  VALUES  AND FOSTERS LOCAL CULTURAL DEVELOPMENT, OR (E) HAS THE
POTENTIAL TO MEET ANY OF THE CATEGORICAL  DETERMINATIONS  IF  SUFFICIENT
STATE  SUPPORT  AND ASSISTANCE IS PROVIDED TO THE PROPOSED DISTRICT. THE
COUNCIL SHALL ALSO DEVELOP GUIDELINES THAT PROVIDE ASSISTANCE TO A CITY,
TOWN, OR VILLAGE IN  DEVELOPING  AN  APPLICATION  FOR  DISTRICT  CERTIF-
ICATION.
  2.  FOR  ANY  STATE DESIGNATED ARTS AND CULTURAL DISTRICT, THE COUNCIL
AND THE URBAN DEVELOPMENT  CORPORATION  SHALL  PROVIDE  STATE  SUPPORTED
ASSISTANCE  TO THE DISTRICT IN ITS ACTIVITIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED
TO TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE IN APPLYING FOR FEDERAL AND  NON-PROFIT  GRANTS,

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

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