senate Bill S8784B

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the discontinuance of park land of a portion of real property in the city of New York

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2018 recommitted to rules
Jun 19, 2018 ordered to third reading cal.1970
referred to rules
Jun 18, 2018 print number 8784b
Jun 18, 2018 amend and recommit to cities
Jun 14, 2018 print number 8784a
Jun 14, 2018 amend and recommit to cities
May 18, 2018 referred to cities

Votes

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Jun 19, 2018 - Rules committee Vote

S8784B
22
0
committee
22
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S8784 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A11187A
Law Section:
Metropolitan Transportation Authority

S8784 - Summary

Authorizes the discontinuance of park land of a portion of subsurface real property in the city of New York and grants easements to the metropolitan transportation authority to enable the New York city transit authority to use such lands for the construction of a new subsurface electrical substation adjacent to the existing tunnel of the A, C, E subway lines to provide power to enable additional subway trains to be operated.

S8784 - Sponsor Memo

S8784 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8784

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 18, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. KAVANAGH -- (at request of the Metropolitan Transpor-
  tation  Authority) -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed
  to be committed to the Committee on Cities

AN ACT to authorize the city of New York to discontinue the use as  park
  land  of  a  portion of real property in the county of New York and to
  grant easements

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

  Section  1. Subject to the provisions of this act, but notwithstanding
any provision of law to the contrary, the city of  New  York  is  hereby
authorized  to  discontinue  permanently  the  use  as park land certain
subsurface portions of the lands described in section three of this  act
and  to discontinue temporarily the use as park land the lands described
in section four of this act and to grant easements to such lands to  the
metropolitan transportation authority, upon such terms and conditions as
the city shall determine, to enable the New York city transit authority,
an  affiliate  of the metropolitan transportation authority, to use such
lands for the construction of a  new  subsurface  electrical  substation
adjacent  to  the existing tunnel of the A, C, E subway lines to provide
power to enable additional subway trains to be operated.
  S 2. The authorizations provided in section one of this act shall take
effect only upon the condition that at the time of the granting  of  the
easements  interests in the park land and the discontinuance of the park
lands described in sections three and four of this act to the  New  York
city  transit authority, the city shall acquire additional park lands of
equal or greater fair market value and/or perform  capital  improvements
to  existing  park  and  recreational  facilities  which are equal to or
greater than the fair market value of those park lands being  discontin-
ued by this act.
  S  3.  The  lands  hereby  authorized by section one of this act to be
discontinued as park land and granted as a subsurface  easement  to  the
metropolitan  transportation  authority  are located in the city, county
and state of New York in a park known as the grand canal court  and  are
bounded as described as

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

S8784A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A11187A
Law Section:
Metropolitan Transportation Authority

S8784A - Summary

Authorizes the discontinuance of park land of a portion of subsurface real property in the city of New York and grants easements to the metropolitan transportation authority to enable the New York city transit authority to use such lands for the construction of a new subsurface electrical substation adjacent to the existing tunnel of the A, C, E subway lines to provide power to enable additional subway trains to be operated.

S8784A - Sponsor Memo

S8784A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 8784--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 18, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. KAVANAGH -- (at request of the Metropolitan Transpor-
  tation  Authority) -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed
  to be committed to the Committee on Cities  --  committee  discharged,
  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said
  committee

AN ACT to authorize the city of New York to discontinue the use as  park
  land  of  a  portion of real property in the county of New York and to
  grant easements

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

  Section  1. Subject to the provisions of this act, but notwithstanding
any provision of law to the contrary, the city of  New  York  is  hereby
authorized  to  discontinue  permanently  the  use  as park land certain
subsurface portions of the lands described in section three of this  act
and  to discontinue temporarily the use as park land the lands described
in section four of this act and to grant easements to such lands to  the
metropolitan transportation authority, upon such terms and conditions as
the city shall determine, to enable the New York city transit authority,
an  affiliate  of the metropolitan transportation authority, to use such
lands for the construction of a  new  subsurface  electrical  substation
adjacent  to  the existing tunnel of the A, C, E subway lines to provide
power to enable additional subway trains to be operated.
  S 2. The authorizations 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 park lands
being discontinued towards the acquisition  of  new  park  lands  and/or
capital  improvements  to existing park land and recreational facilities
within community board two in the borough of Manhattan.
  S 3. The lands hereby authorized by section one  of  this  act  to  be
discontinued  as  park  land and granted as a subsurface easement to the
metropolitan transportation authority are located in  the  city,  county
and  state  of New York in a park known as the grand canal court and are
bounded and described as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14356-10-8

S8784B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A11187A
Law Section:
Metropolitan Transportation Authority

S8784B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the discontinuance of park land of a portion of subsurface real property in the city of New York and grants easements to the metropolitan transportation authority to enable the New York city transit authority to use such lands for the construction of a new subsurface electrical substation adjacent to the existing tunnel of the A, C, E subway lines to provide power to enable additional subway trains to be operated.

S8784B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8784B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 8784--B

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 18, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. KAVANAGH -- (at request of the Metropolitan Transpor-
  tation  Authority) -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed
  to be committed to the Committee on Cities  --  committee  discharged,
  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said
  committee -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT to authorize the city of New York to discontinue the use as park
  land of a portion of real property in the county of New  York  and  to
  grant easements

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

  Section 1. Subject to the provisions of this act, but  notwithstanding
any  provision  of  law  to the contrary, the city of New York is hereby
authorized to discontinue permanently  the  use  as  park  land  certain
subsurface  portions of the lands described in section three of this act
and to discontinue temporarily the use as park land the lands  described
in  section four of this act and to grant easements to such lands to the
metropolitan transportation authority, upon such terms and conditions as
the city shall determine, to enable the New York city transit authority,
an affiliate of the metropolitan transportation authority, to  use  such
lands  for  the  construction  of a new subsurface electrical substation
adjacent to the existing tunnel of the A, C, E subway lines  to  provide
power to enable additional subway trains to be operated.
  S  2.  The authorizations 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 park  lands
being  discontinued  towards  the  acquisition  of new park lands and/or
capital improvements to existing park land and  recreational  facilities
within the borough of Manhattan.
  S  3.  The  lands  hereby  authorized by section one of this act to be
discontinued as park land and granted as a subsurface  easement  to  the
metropolitan  transportation  authority  are located in the city, county
and state of New York in a park known as the grand canal court  and  are
bounded and described as follows:

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

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