assembly Bill A8301

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Authorizes public utility line and bike paths located within the forest preserve, and establishes land banks within such preserve for public projects

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Current Bill Status Via S2414 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 31, 2017 delivered to secretary of state
Jun 28, 2017 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.695
substituted for a8301
Jun 28, 2017 substituted by s2414
rules report cal.695
reported
reported referred to rules
Jun 15, 2017 reported referred to judiciary
Jun 13, 2017 opinion referred to judiciary
Jun 07, 2017 reported referred to ways and means
to attorney-general for opinion
Jun 06, 2017 referred to environmental conservation

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A8301 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2414
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 14 §1, add §6, Constn
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
A10721A, S8026A

A8301 - Summary

Allows public utility lines and bicycle paths on certain state lands in the forest preserve and establishes a forest preserve health and safety land account.

A8301 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8301

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 6, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. ENGLEBRIGHT, JONES -- read once and referred to
  the Committee on Environmental Conservation

            CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY

proposing an amendment to article 14 of the constitution, in relation to
  allowing public utility lines and bicycle paths on certain state lands
  in the forest preserve and establishing a forest preserve  health  and
  safety land account

  Section  1. Resolved (if the Senate concur), That section 1 of article
14 of the constitution be amended by adding a new undesignated paragraph
to read as follows:
  NOTWITHSTANDING THE FOREGOING PROVISIONS AND  SUBJECT  TO  LEGISLATIVE
APPROVAL  PRIOR TO ACTUAL TRANSFER OF TITLE, A TOTAL OF NO MORE THAN TWO
HUNDRED FIFTY ACRES OF FOREST PRESERVE LAND SHALL BE USED FOR THE ESTAB-
LISHMENT OF A HEALTH AND SAFETY LAND ACCOUNT. WHERE NO  VIABLE  ALTERNA-
TIVE  EXISTS  AND OTHER CRITERIA DEVELOPED BY THE LEGISLATURE ARE SATIS-
FIED, A TOWN, VILLAGE  OR  COUNTY  MAY  APPLY,  PURSUANT  TO  A  PROCESS
DETERMINED BY THE LEGISLATURE, TO THE HEALTH AND SAFETY LAND ACCOUNT FOR
PROJECTS  LIMITED TO:   ADDRESS BRIDGE HAZARDS OR SAFETY ON COUNTY HIGH-
WAYS, AND TOWN HIGHWAYS LISTED ON THE LOCAL HIGHWAY INVENTORY MAINTAINED
BY THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION,  DEDICATED,  AND  IN  EXISTENCE  ON
JANUARY  FIRST,  TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN, AND ANNUALLY PLOWED AND REGULARLY
MAINTAINED; ELIMINATION OF THE HAZARDS OF DANGEROUS CURVES AND GRADES ON
COUNTY HIGHWAYS, AND TOWN HIGHWAYS LISTED ON THE LOCAL HIGHWAY INVENTORY
MAINTAINED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, DEDICATED, AND IN EXIST-
ENCE ON JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN,  AND  ANNUALLY  PLOWED  AND
REGULARLY  MAINTAINED;  RELOCATION AND RECONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE OF
COUNTY HIGHWAYS, AND TOWN HIGHWAYS LISTED ON THE LOCAL HIGHWAY INVENTORY
MAINTAINED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, DEDICATED, AND IN EXIST-
ENCE ON JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND  FIFTEEN  AND  ANNUALLY  PLOWED  AND
REGULARLY  MAINTAINED, PROVIDED FURTHER THAT NO SINGLE RELOCATED PORTION
OF ANY SUCH HIGHWAY SHALL EXCEED ONE MILE IN LENGTH; AND WATER WELLS AND
NECESSARY APPURTENANCES WHEN SUCH WELLS ARE NECESSARY TO  MEET  DRINKING

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

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