assembly Bill A9653

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing a temporary state commission to rename any projects, infrastructure, facilities or sites within the state which are named after or include any reference to Robert Moses

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Jan 31, 2020 referred to tourism, parks, arts and sports development

A9653 (ACTIVE) - Details

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A9653 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a temporary state commission to rename any projects, infrastructure, facilities or sites within the state which are named after or include any reference to Robert Moses.

A9653 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  9653

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 31, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. L. ROSENTHAL -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Tourism, Parks, Arts and Sports Development

AN ACT to establish a temporary state commission to rename any projects,
  infrastructure, facilities or sites within the state which  are  named
  after  or include any reference to Robert Moses; and providing for the
  repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section  1.  The  commissioner  of the New York state office of parks,
recreation and historic preservation, is hereby authorized to  create  a
temporary  state commission, hereafter referred to as the commission, to
rename any projects, infrastructure,  facilities  or  sites  within  the
state  which  are  named after or include any reference to Robert Moses,
including, but not limited to,  statues,  schools,  parks,  playgrounds,
roadways and beaches.
  §  2.  (a)  The  commission  shall  consist  of  seven  members, to be
appointed as follows: one member to be appointed by the governor;  three
members  to  be  appointed  by  the  temporary  president of the senate,
consisting of two members from the majority party and  one  member  from
the  minority party; and three members to be appointed by the speaker of
the assembly, consisting of two members from the majority party and  one
member  from  the minority party. Each member appointed pursuant to this
section shall be one of a local official, civic leader or park official.
Vacancies in the membership of the commission  and  among  its  officers
shall  be  filled  in  the  manner provided for original appointments or
designations. Such appointments shall be made within six months  of  the
effective date of this act.
  (b)  All  departments or agencies of the state or subdivisions thereof
shall, at the  request  of  the  commission,  provide  such  facilities,
assistance,  and  data  as  will  enable the commission to carry out its
powers and duties.
  § 3. (a) For the accomplishment of its purposes,  the  commission  may
meet and hold public and/or private hearings within or without the state
and shall have all the powers of a legislative committee pursuant to the

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets