senate Bill S2759

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the sale or transfer of certain real property by the state or public authorities

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Actions

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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

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May 20, 2019 - Corporations, Authorities and Commissions committee Vote

S2759
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committee
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Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Committee Vote: May 20, 2019

S2759 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2897, Pub Auth L; add §33-a, amd §3, Pub Lds L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S5908
2013-2014: S446
2015-2016: S897
2017-2018: S1526

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

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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