senate Bill S371

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Enacts the "Niagara parks reinvestment act"

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Actions

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 17, 2018 reported and committed to finance
Jan 03, 2018 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation
Mar 07, 2017 reported and committed to finance
Jan 04, 2017 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation

Votes

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Jan 17, 2018 - Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation committee Vote

S371
12
0
committee
12
Aye
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Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation Committee Vote: Jan 17, 2018

aye wr (1)

Mar 7, 2017 - Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation committee Vote

S371
12
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committee
12
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation Committee Vote: Mar 7, 2017

aye wr (1)

S371 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5596
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3.09, Pks & Rec L; add §92-gg, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S2534
2011-2012: S179, A8220
2013-2014: S1107, A6482
2015-2016: S3027, A5741
2019-2020: S259, A4647

S371 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "Niagara parks reinvestment act"; requires fifty percent of parking revenue generated at state parks in the county of Niagara to be deposited in the Niagara parks reinvestment fund; establishes the Niagara parks reinvestment fund.

S371 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S371 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   371

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ORTT  --  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 parks, recreation and historic preservation law  and
  the  state  finance  law,  in  relation to enacting the "Niagara parks
  reinvestment act"

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "Niagara parks reinvestment act".
  § 2. Section 3.09 of the parks, recreation and  historic  preservation
law is amended by adding a new subdivision 2-i to read as follows:
  2-I.  BE  EMPOWERED TO REQUIRE FIFTY PERCENT OF VEHICLE USE FEE GENER-
ATED FROM ANY STATE PARK WHOLLY OR PARTIALLY LOCATED IN  THE  COUNTY  OF
NIAGARA  TO  BE  DEPOSITED IN THE NIAGARA PARKS REINVESTMENT FUND ESTAB-
LISHED IN SECTION NINETY-TWO-GG OF THE STATE  FINANCE  LAW.  THE  OFFICE
SHALL  PREPARE  AN  ANNUAL  REPORT  ON  THE  AMOUNT  OF VEHICLE USE FEES
COLLECTED AT ANY STATE PARK WHOLLY OR PARTIALLY LOCATED IN THE COUNTY OF
NIAGARA.  SUCH REPORT SHALL CONTAIN A DETAILED SUMMARY OF PROJECTS BEING
FUNDED AND THE AMOUNT EACH PROJECT IS  BEING  FUNDED  FOR.  SUCH  REPORT
SHALL  BE  DISSEMINATED  TO  THE GOVERNOR, THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE SENATE
TOURISM, RECREATION AND SPORTS DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, THE CHAIRPERSON OF
THE ASSEMBLY TOURISM, ARTS AND SPORTS DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE AND  TO  ANY
MEMBER  OF  THE  STATE  SENATE OR ASSEMBLY REPRESENTING A PORTION OF THE
COUNTY OF NIAGARA.
  § 3. The state finance law is amended by adding a new section 92-gg to
read as follows:
  § 92-GG. NIAGARA PARKS REINVESTMENT FUND. 1. THERE  IS  HEREBY  ESTAB-
LISHED  IN  THE JOINT CUSTODY OF THE COMPTROLLER AND THE COMMISSIONER OF

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

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