|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 26, 2019||ordered to third reading cal.334|
committee discharged and committed to rules
|Jan 15, 2019||referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation|
senate Bill S1558
Current Bill Status - On Floor Calendar
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1558 (ACTIVE) - Details
S1558 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1558 SPONSOR: SERRANO TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the parks, recreation and historic preservation law, in relation to establishing a resident curator program for the rehabili- tation of state park buildings PURPOSE OF THE BILL: To authorize the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) to lease vacant and at risk structures in state parks and state historic sites to private persons to encourage investment of private resources to rehabilitate and maintain such structures, thereby address- ing the deterioration of residential buildings for which the agency has no public use and lacks state funding or staff resources to maintain. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: The bill establishes a Resident Curator Program, amending section 3.09
S1558 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1558 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 15, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sens. SERRANO, SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation AN ACT to amend the parks, recreation and historic preservation law, in relation to establishing a resident curator program for the rehabili- tation of state park buildings THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 3.09 of the parks, recreation and historic preser- vation law is amended by adding a new subdivision 2-i to read as follows: 2-I. BE EMPOWERED, IN ADDITION TO ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW AUTHORIZ- ING THE LEASING OF PROPERTY UNDER ITS JURISDICTION, TO ESTABLISH A RESI- DENT CURATOR PROGRAM. THE TERM "RESIDENT CURATOR" SHALL MEAN A PRIVATE INDIVIDUAL OR INDIVIDUALS, OR NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATION SELECTED BY THE COMMISSIONER, WHO OR WHICH MEETS ESTABLISHED CRITERIA OF THE OFFICE TO INVEST PRIVATE OR OTHER NON-STATE BUDGETED FUNDS TO REHABILITATE AND MAINTAIN AN AT RISK STRUCTURE UNDER THE OFFICE'S JURISDICTION. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION, THE TERM "AT RISK STRUCTURE" SHALL MEAN A HOUSE, BUILDING OR OTHER ROOFED STRUCTURE UNDER THE JURISDICTION OF THE OFFICE THAT IS OR HAS BECOME FUNCTIONALLY ISOLATED FROM THE DIRECT PUBLIC SERVICE MISSION OF THE OFFICE SUCH THAT SUCH STRUCTURE IS VACANT AND AT RISK OF UNDERGOING PROGRESSIVE DETERIORATION AND/OR FUNCTIONAL ABANDONMENT BECAUSE OF FISCAL OR OTHER CIRCUMSTANTIAL DIFFICULTIES. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL BE AUTHORIZED TO LEASE SUCH AT RISK STRUCTURE TO A RESIDENT CURATOR FOR THE LIFE OF THE RESIDENT CURATOR OR FOR A TERM OF UP TO FORTY YEARS IN EXCHANGE FOR THE RESIDENT CURATOR ASSUMING THE FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE REHABILITATION AND MAINTENANCE OF SUCH AT RISK STRUCTURE, AND TO PROVIDE REASONABLE RIGHTS OF ACCESS, UTILITIES AND PARKING FOR THE PURPOSE OF RESIDENTIAL OCCUPANCY OR OTHER USES THAT ARE DEEMED BY THE COMMISSIONER TO BE APPROPRIATE TO TAKE PLACE AT A EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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