assembly Bill A8305A

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Authorizes the city of New York to discontinue the use of certain parkland for the purpose of construction and operation of a pre-kindergarten center

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  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 29, 2017 approval memo.32
signed chap.450
Nov 17, 2017 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2017 returned to senate
passed assembly
home rule request
ordered to third reading rules cal.571
substituted for a8305a
Jun 20, 2017 substituted by s6703
rules report cal.571
reported
Jun 19, 2017 reported referred to rules
reported referred to ways and means
Jun 13, 2017 print number 8305a
Jun 13, 2017 amend (t) and recommit to cities
Jun 06, 2017 referred to cities

A8305 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6703
Law Section:
Parks

A8305 - Summary

Authorizes the city of New York to discontinue the use of certain parkland for the purpose of construction and operation of a pre-kindergarten center with a focus on instruction in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

A8305 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8305

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 6, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. AUBRY -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Cities

AN ACT authorizing the city of  New  York  to  discontinue  the  use  of
  certain  land as parkland and to transfer such land to the city of New
  York department of education for the purpose of building and maintain-
  ing a pre-kindergarten program

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

  Section  1.  Notwithstanding the provisions of chapter 734 of the laws
of 1963, including any amendments  made  thereto,  and  subject  to  the
provisions  of this act, the city of New York, acting by and through the
commissioner of parks and recreation of  such  city,  is  authorized  to
discontinue  the  use  as  parkland and transfer such lands described in
section three of this act to the New York city department  of  education
for  the  purpose of building and maintaining a pre-kindergarten program
and upon such terms and conditions as the parties shall agree.
  § 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 Queens.
  § 3. The lands authorized to be conveyed pursuant to  section  one  of
this  act shall be described in a chapter of the laws of 2018 describing
the metes and bounds of the parkland that is being discontinued for  the
purpose described in section one of this act.
  §  4. If the land that is the subject of this act has received funding
pursuant to the federal land and water conservation fund, the discontin-
uance of parklands authorized by the provisions of this  act  shall  not
occur  until  the municipality has complied with the federal requirement
pertaining to the conversion  of  parklands,  including  satisfying  the

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

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A8305A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6703
Law Section:
Parks

A8305A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the city of New York to discontinue the use of certain parkland for the purpose of construction and operation of a pre-kindergarten center with a focus on instruction in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

A8305A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 8305--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 6, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. AUBRY -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Cities -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT authorizing the city of New York to discontinue certain parkland
  for the purpose of construction and operation  of  a  pre-kindergarten
  center  with  a focus on instruction in science, technology, engineer-
  ing, and mathematics

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

  Section  1.  Notwithstanding the provisions of chapter 734 of the laws
of 1963, including any amendments  made  thereto,  and  subject  to  the
provisions  of this act, the city of New York, acting by and through the
commissioner of parks and recreation of  such  city,  is  authorized  to
discontinue  the use as parkland the lands described in section three of
this act and provide for the use of such lands  by  the  New  York  city
department of education for the purpose of construction and operation of
a  pre-kindergarten center with a focus on instruction in science, tech-
nology, engineering, and mathematics upon such terms and  conditions  as
agreed  to  by the department of parks and recreation and the department
of education.
  § 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 Queens.
  § 3. The lands authorized to be discontinued pursuant to  section  one
of this act are as follows:
  A parcel of land lying in Queens, New York, in Tax Block No.  2018 Lot
1, more particularly described as follows;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13062-02-7