senate Bill S2414

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 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
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
Mar 31, 2017 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 21, 2017 advanced to third reading
Mar 20, 2017 2nd report cal.
Mar 15, 2017 1st report cal.427
Feb 17, 2017 opinion referred to judiciary
Feb 01, 2017 to attorney-general for opinion
Jan 13, 2017 referred to judiciary

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S2414 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8301
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 14 §1, add §6, Constn
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S8026A, A10721A

S2414 - 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.

S2414 - Sponsor Memo

S2414 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2414

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  LITTLE, AMEDORE, SEWARD -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on  Judici-
  ary

            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 Assembly concur), That section 1 of  arti-
cle 14 of the constitution be amended by adding a new undesignated para-
graph 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

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

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