senate Bill S6721

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Authorizes the discontinuance of the use as parkland of land in the city of New York commonly known as the Marx Brothers playground

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A8419 - Signed by Governor

  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 23, 2017 approval memo.10
signed chap.402
Oct 11, 2017 delivered to governor
Jun 21, 2017 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.2187
substituted for s6721
Jun 21, 2017 substituted by a8419
ordered to third reading cal.2187
Jun 14, 2017 referred to rules

S6721 (ACTIVE) - Details

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S6721 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the discontinuance of the use as parkland of land in the city of New York commonly known as the Marx Brothers playground.

S6721 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6721 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 14, 2017

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

AN ACT in relation to authorizing discontinuance of the use as  parkland
  of  land  in  the city of New York commonly known as the Marx Brothers


  Section  1.  Subject  to  the  provisions of this act, the city of New
York, acting by and through the department of parks and  recreation  and
the  department  of  education  of  such  city,  is hereby authorized to
discontinue the use as parkland of the land described in  section  three
of  this  act,  commonly  known  as the Marx Brothers playground, and to
transfer such land to the New York city educational construction fund to
permit the construction of a combined occupancy structure, as that  term
is  defined  in  section  452  of  the education law upon such terms and
conditions as shall be agreed upon between the parties.
  § 2. The authorization provided in section one of this  act  shall  be
effective only upon the condition that the city of New York dedicates an
amount  equal  to or greater than the fair market value of the parklands
being discontinued towards  the  acquisition  of  new  parklands  and/or
towards  capital  improvements  to  existing  parkland  and recreational
facilities within the borough of Manhattan.
  § 3. The lands authorized by section one of this act to be  discontin-
ued as parkland are bounded and described as follows:
All that tract or parcel of land situate in the City of New York, County
of New York, and State of New York, bounded and described as follows:
Beginning  at a point formed by the intersection of the easterly line of
Second Avenue (100' wide right of way), with the southerly line of  East
97th  Street  (66'  wide right of way), and from said point of beginning
running thence; 1. along the said southerly line of  East  97th  Street,
south  61  degrees 00 minutes 41 seconds east, a distance of 319.00 feet

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


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