senate Bill S6231A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to agricultural lands

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Local Government Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 31, 2019 print number 6231a
May 31, 2019 amend and recommit to local government
May 24, 2019 referred to local government

S6231 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7845
Current Committee:
Senate Local Government
Law Section:
General Municipal

S6231 - Summary

Provides that agricultural lands acquired pursuant to section 247 of the general municipal law are eligible to receive permits for uses, buildings, and structures provided that such municipality determines that the granting of any such permits are accessory to bona fide agricultural production.

S6231 - Sponsor Memo

S6231 - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

    S. 6231                                                  A. 7845

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                              May 24, 2019
                               ___________

IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Govern-
  ment

IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. THIELE, LUPARDO, GOTTFRIED, JONES,
  WILLIAMS, COOK, CARROLL, RAIA, LAVINE, TAGUE, BLAKE, GLICK, SEAWRIGHT,
  BARRON,  D'URSO,  CROUCH,  STIRPE,  CAHILL,  ABINANTI,  WOERNER, FAHY,
  STECK, ARROYO, WEPRIN, BRABENEC, MONTESANO, McDONOUGH, PALUMBO, SOLAG-
  ES, L. ROSENTHAL, COLTON, SANTABARBARA, HUNTER, PAULIN, QUART,  STERN,
  BARNWELL,  PERRY, ROZIC, MAGNARELLI, OTIS, SIMOTAS, HEVESI, ZEBROWSKI,
  BARRETT,  WALLACE,  EPSTEIN,  NIOU,  JAFFEE,   DINOWITZ,   RICHARDSON,
  DE LA ROSA,   RYAN,  ORTIZ,  RODRIGUEZ,  TAYLOR,  DeSTEFANO,  GRIFFIN,
  MOSLEY, SCHMITT -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.  of A. BRONSON,  BUCHWALD,
  BYRNE,  CYMBROWITZ, GALEF, LENTOL, M. L. MILLER, SAYEGH, SIMON -- read
  once and referred to the Committee on Local Governments

AN ACT in relation to certain agricultural lands

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Legislative  findings  and intent. The legislature hereby
finds that article XIV, section 4 of  the  state  constitution  provides
that  it  shall  be  the policy of the state to conserve and protect its
natural resources and scenic beauty and encourage the development of its
agricultural lands for the production of  food  and  other  agricultural
products.
  Section  247 of the general municipal law authorizes any county, city,
town or village to acquire interests or rights in real property for  the
preservation of open spaces and areas as a public purpose. Open space or
open  area is defined as any space or area characterized by: (1) natural
scenic beauty; or (2) whose existing  openness,  natural  condition,  or
present  state  of use, if retained, would enhance the present or poten-
tial value of abutting or surrounding urban development, or would  main-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

S6231A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7845
Current Committee:
Senate Local Government
Law Section:
General Municipal

S6231A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that agricultural lands acquired pursuant to section 247 of the general municipal law are eligible to receive permits for uses, buildings, and structures provided that such municipality determines that the granting of any such permits are accessory to bona fide agricultural production.

S6231A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6231A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

    S. 6231--A                                            A. 7845--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                              May 24, 2019
                               ___________

IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Govern-
  ment  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. THIELE, LUPARDO, GOTTFRIED, JONES,
  WILLIAMS, COOK, CARROLL, RAIA, LAVINE, TAGUE, BLAKE, GLICK, SEAWRIGHT,
  BARRON, D'URSO,  CROUCH,  STIRPE,  CAHILL,  ABINANTI,  WOERNER,  FAHY,
  STECK, ARROYO, WEPRIN, BRABENEC, MONTESANO, McDONOUGH, PALUMBO, SOLAG-
  ES,  L. ROSENTHAL, COLTON, SANTABARBARA, HUNTER, PAULIN, QUART, STERN,
  BARNWELL, PERRY, ROZIC, MAGNARELLI, OTIS, SIMOTAS, HEVESI,  ZEBROWSKI,
  BARRETT,   WALLACE,   EPSTEIN,  NIOU,  JAFFEE,  DINOWITZ,  RICHARDSON,
  DE LA ROSA,  RYAN,  ORTIZ,  RODRIGUEZ,  TAYLOR,  DeSTEFANO,   GRIFFIN,
  MOSLEY,  SCHMITT, MANKTELOW -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BRONSON,
  BUCHWALD, BYRNE,  CYMBROWITZ,  GALEF,  LENTOL,  M. L. MILLER,  SAYEGH,
  SIMON  -- read once and referred to the Committee on Local Governments
  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted  as  amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT in relation to certain agricultural lands

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Legislative findings and  intent.  The  legislature  hereby
finds  that  article  XIV,  section 4 of the state constitution provides
that it shall be the policy of the state to  conserve  and  protect  its
natural resources and scenic beauty and encourage the development of its
agricultural  lands  for  the  production of food and other agricultural
products.
  Section 247 of the general municipal law authorizes any county,  city,
town  or village to acquire interests or rights in real property for the
preservation of open spaces and areas as a public purpose. Open space or
open area is defined as any space or area characterized by: (1)  natural

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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