senate Bill S1558

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Authorizes the office of parks, recreation and historic preservation to establish a resident curator program for the rehabilitation of state park buildings

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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

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S1558 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3.09, Pks & Rec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S7986
2011-2012: S2749
2013-2014: S918
2015-2016: S706
2017-2018: S3198

S1558 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the office of parks, recreation and historic preservation to establish a resident curator program for the rehabilitation of state park buildings.

S1558 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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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