|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 20, 2019||committed to rules|
|May 22, 2019||advanced to third reading|
|May 21, 2019||2nd report cal.|
|May 20, 2019||1st report cal.776|
|Jan 29, 2019||referred to corporations, authorities and commissions|
senate Bill S2759
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S2759 (ACTIVE) - Details
S2759 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Relates to the sale or transfer of certain real property by the state or public authorities; requires mandatory review by the attorney general and comptroller of the sale of certain real property; requires notice to members of the legislature and county executives in districts and counties in which land subject to transfer is located of the proposed transfer of state property between state departments, divisions, bureaus, agencies, state agencies, or to a public authority or public benefit corporation.
S2759 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S2759 SPONSOR: COMRIE TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public authorities law and the public lands law, in relation to the sale or transfer of certain real property by the state or public authorities PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: The legislation amends the public authorities law and public lands law by mandating review and approval by the attorney general and the comp- troller of all proposed sales of real property by the state or public authorities to private entities with an estimated fair market value in excess of $250,000. The bill also requires review and approval from members of legislature in affected areas prior to the transfer of state land to a public authority or public benefit corporation. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
S2759 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2759 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 29, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. COMRIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions AN ACT to amend the public authorities law and the public lands law, in relation to the sale or transfer of certain real property by the state or public authorities THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 2897 of the public authorities law is amended by adding a new subdivision 8 to read as follows: 8. COMPTROLLER AND ATTORNEY GENERAL APPROVAL OF CONTRACTS. A. NEGOTI- ATED CONTRACTS FOR THE DISPOSAL OF REAL PROPERTY WITH AN ESTIMATED FAIR MARKET VALUE IN EXCESS OF TWO HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS TO A PRIVATE ENTITY SHALL REQUIRE SUPERVISION IN THE FORM OF PRIOR REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF SUCH CONTRACTS AND ANY SUCH CONTRACT ENTERED INTO SHALL BE SUBMITTED TO THE COMPTROLLER AND THE ATTORNEY GENERAL FOR THEIR APPROVAL AND SHALL NOT BE A VALID ENFORCEABLE CONTRACT UNLESS IT SHALL FIRST HAVE BEEN SO APPROVED. THE COMPTROLLER, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE ATTORNEY GENERAL, SHALL PROMULGATE SUCH RULES AND REGULATIONS AS MAY BE NECESSARY TO CARRY OUT THEIR RESPONSIBILITIES UNDER THIS SECTION, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE STANDARDS FOR APPROVING CONTRACTS SUBJECT TO THIS SUBDIVISION. B. WHERE A CONTRACT IS SUBJECT TO MANDATORY REVIEW BY THE COMPTROLLER AND THE ATTORNEY GENERAL PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH A OF THIS SUBDIVISION, THE VENDOR PUBLIC AUTHORITY SHALL INCLUDE OR CAUSE TO BE INCLUDED IN EACH SUCH CONTRACT A PROVISION INFORMING THE OTHER PARTY THAT SUCH CONTRACT IS SUBJECT TO THE COMPTROLLER'S AND THE ATTORNEY GENERAL'S APPROVAL PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION AND THE COMPTROLLER'S AUTHORITY TO SUPERVISE THE ACCOUNTS OF PUBLIC CORPORATIONS. IF THE COMPTROLLER AND THE ATTORNEY GENERAL HAVE NOT APPROVED OR DISAPPROVED ANY CONTRACT SUBJECT TO HIS OR HER APPROVAL WITHIN NINETY DAYS OF SUBMISSION TO HIS EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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