|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 12, 2019||advanced to third reading|
|Feb 11, 2019||2nd report cal.|
|Feb 05, 2019||1st report cal.124|
|Jan 09, 2019||referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation|
senate Bill S180
Current Bill Status - On Floor Calendar
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S180 - Details
S180 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S180 SPONSOR: SERRANO TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the parks, recreation and historic preservation law, in relation to the reporting of alienation of municipal parkland PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: Municipally owned parkland is vital to local communities. Once lost, municipal parkland is difficult to recover. The alienation of municipal parkland should be limited to instances of compelling public need where no other alternative is available, and should be accompanied by replace- ment parkland. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: *Defines "municipal parkland," "municipal, parkland alienation," "muni- cipality," and "parkland alienation legislation."
S180 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 180 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SERRANO -- 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 the reporting of alienation of municipal parkland THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The parks, recreation and historic preservation law is amended by adding a new article 16 to read as follows: ARTICLE 16 MUNICIPAL PARKLAND ALIENATION SECTION 16.01 DEFINITIONS. 16.03 PARKLAND ALIENATION REPORTING. 16.05 PARKLAND ALIENATION ENFORCEMENT. § 16.01 DEFINITIONS. WHEN USED IN THIS ARTICLE: 1. "MUNICIPAL PARKLAND" SHALL MEAN REAL PROPERTY OR INTERESTS THEREIN THAT IS OWNED BY A MUNICIPALITY THAT PROVIDES PUBLIC PARK, RECREATION, OR OPEN SPACE PROTECTION PURPOSES. MUNICIPAL PARKLAND INCLUDES: LANDS THAT HAVE BEEN DEDICATED FOR SUCH PURPOSES BY THE MUNICIPALITY THROUGH A FORMAL RESOLUTION OR SIMILAR ACTION; LANDS THAT HAVE BEEN PURCHASED OR ACCEPTED FOR SUCH PURPOSES; OR LANDS THAT CURRENTLY OR HISTORICALLY HAVE BEEN AVAILABLE TO AND USED BY THE PUBLIC FOR SUCH PURPOSES. 2. "MUNICIPAL PARKLAND ALIENATION" SHALL MEAN ANY ACTION BY A MUNICI- PALITY TO SELL, LEASE, DISCONTINUE, OR CHANGE THE USE OF MUNICIPAL PARK- LAND. 3. "MUNICIPALITY" SHALL MEAN A COUNTY, TOWN, CITY, OR VILLAGE. IT SHALL ALSO MEAN A SCHOOL DISTRICT OR OTHER POLITICAL SUBDIVISION IN INSTANCES WHERE SUCH ENTITY HAS OBTAINED STATE OR FEDERAL GRANT FUNDING FOR THE CREATION OF MUNICIPAL PARKLAND. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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