senate Bill S7274A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing a historic business preservation registry

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Current Bill Status - On Floor Calendar


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

Your Voice

do you support this bill?

Please enter your contact information

Home address is used to determine the senate district in which you reside. Your support or opposition to this bill is then shared immediately with the senator who represents you.

Optional services from the NY State Senate:

Create an account. An account allows you to officially support or oppose key legislation, sign petitions with a single click, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.

Include a custom message for your Senator? (Optional)

Enter a message to your senator. Many New Yorkers use this to share the reasoning behind their support or opposition to the bill. Others might share a personal anecdote about how the bill would affect them or people they care about.

Actions

view actions (7)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 02, 2020 amended on third reading 7274b
Feb 27, 2020 advanced to third reading
Feb 26, 2020 2nd report cal.
Feb 25, 2020 1st report cal.450
Feb 14, 2020 print number 7274a
Feb 14, 2020 amend and recommit to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation
Jan 15, 2020 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation

Votes

view votes

Feb 25, 2020 - Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation committee Vote

S7274A
6
0
committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
show Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation committee vote details

Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation Committee Vote: Feb 25, 2020

aye wr (1)

S7274 - Details

Law Section:
Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §14.11, Pks & Rec L

S7274 - Summary

Establishes a historic business preservation registry to serve as an educational and promotional tool to recognize historic community-serving businesses as valuable cultural assets.

S7274 - Sponsor Memo

S7274 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7274

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 15, 2020
                               ___________

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 establishing a historic business preservation registry

  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 section 14.11 to read as follows:
  §  14.11 HISTORIC BUSINESS PRESERVATION REGISTRY. 1. PURPOSE. A REGIS-
TRY OF HISTORIC BUSINESSES IN THE STATE SHALL  BE  ESTABLISHED  FOR  THE
PURPOSE  OF  RECOGNIZING  THAT HISTORIC COMMUNITY-SERVING BUSINESSES ARE
VALUABLE CULTURAL ASSETS THAT SERVE AS EXAMPLES OF THE RICH AND  DIVERSE
HISTORY  OF THE COMMUNITIES IN THE STATE. SUCH REGISTRY SHALL ALSO SERVE
AS A   TOOL FOR PROVIDING  EDUCATIONAL  AND  PROMOTIONAL  ASSISTANCE  TO
HISTORIC BUSINESSES TO ENCOURAGE THEIR CONTINUED VIABILITY AND SUCCESS.
  2.  ESTABLISHMENT.  THE OFFICE SHALL ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN A REGISTRY
OF HISTORIC BUSINESSES IN THE STATE  AND  MAINTAIN  AN  ONLINE  REGISTRY
WHICH  INCLUDES THE NAME AND  ADDRESS OF EACH HISTORIC BUSINESS THAT HAS
BEEN ACCEPTED INTO THE REGISTRY.
  3. ELIGIBILITY. A HISTORIC BUSINESS MUST  FIRST  BE  NOMINATED  BY  AN
ELECTED  OFFICIAL,  INCLUDING ANY ASSEMBLY MEMBER, SENATOR, THE GOVERNOR
AND THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR.   NOMINATIONS  ARE  LIMITED  TO  THREE  PER
ELECTED  OFFICIAL  PER  TERM.  AN  ELECTED OFFICIAL SHALL NOT NOMINATE A
BUSINESS IF THEY, OR A CLOSE FAMILY MEMBER, INCLUDING  A  SPOUSE,  CHIL-
DREN,  SIBLINGS OR PARENTS, OWN OR HAVE A MAJOR INVESTMENT STAKE IN SUCH
BUSINESS.
  4. APPLICATION. (A) AFTER A BUSINESS IS NOMINATED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVI-
SION THREE OF THIS SECTION,  SUCH  BUSINESS  SHALL  SUBMIT  A  COMPLETED
APPLICATION  FOR  FINAL APPROVAL. SUCH   APPLICATION SHALL BE CREATED BY
THE OFFICE AND SHALL INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS:
  (I) THE BUSINESS SHALL HAVE OPERATED IN THE STATE FOR THIRTY  OR  MORE
YEARS  WITH NO BREAK IN OPERATIONS EXCEEDING TWO YEARS. THE BUSINESS MAY

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

S7274A - Details

Law Section:
Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §14.11, Pks & Rec L

S7274A - Summary

Establishes a historic business preservation registry to serve as an educational and promotional tool to recognize historic community-serving businesses as valuable cultural assets.

S7274A - Sponsor Memo

S7274A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 7274--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 15, 2020
                               ___________

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 -- committee discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the parks, recreation and historic preservation law, in
  relation to establishing a historic business preservation registry

  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 section 14.11 to read as follows:
  § 14.11 HISTORIC BUSINESS PRESERVATION REGISTRY. 1. PURPOSE. A  REGIS-
TRY  OF  HISTORIC  BUSINESSES  IN THE STATE SHALL BE ESTABLISHED FOR THE
PURPOSE OF RECOGNIZING THAT HISTORIC  COMMUNITY-SERVING  BUSINESSES  ARE
VALUABLE  CULTURAL ASSETS THAT SERVE AS EXAMPLES OF THE RICH AND DIVERSE
HISTORY OF THE COMMUNITIES IN THE STATE. SUCH REGISTRY SHALL ALSO  SERVE
AS  A    TOOL  FOR  PROVIDING  EDUCATIONAL AND PROMOTIONAL ASSISTANCE TO
HISTORIC BUSINESSES TO ENCOURAGE THEIR CONTINUED VIABILITY AND SUCCESS.
  2. ESTABLISHMENT. THE OFFICE SHALL ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN  A  REGISTRY
OF  HISTORIC  BUSINESSES  IN  THE  STATE AND MAINTAIN AN ONLINE REGISTRY
WHICH INCLUDES THE NAME, ADDRESS AND A LIST OF PRODUCTS AND/OR  SERVICES
OFFERED BY EACH HISTORIC BUSINESS THAT HAS BEEN ACCEPTED INTO THE REGIS-
TRY.
  3.  ELIGIBILITY.  A  HISTORIC  BUSINESS  MUST FIRST BE NOMINATED BY AN
ASSEMBLY MEMBER, SENATOR,  THE  GOVERNOR  OR  THE  LIEUTENANT  GOVERNOR.
NOMINATIONS ARE LIMITED TO TWO PER ELECTED OFFICIAL PER TERM. AN ELECTED
OFFICIAL  SHALL  NOT  NOMINATE  A  BUSINESS  IF  THEY, OR A CLOSE FAMILY
MEMBER, INCLUDING A SPOUSE, CHILDREN, SIBLINGS OR PARENTS, OWN OR HAVE A
MAJOR INVESTMENT STAKE IN SUCH BUSINESS.
  4. APPLICATION. (A) AFTER A BUSINESS IS NOMINATED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVI-
SION THREE OF THIS SECTION,  SUCH  BUSINESS  SHALL  SUBMIT  A  COMPLETED
APPLICATION  FOR  FINAL APPROVAL. SUCH   APPLICATION SHALL BE CREATED BY
THE OFFICE AND SHALL INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS:
  (I) THE BUSINESS SHALL HAVE OPERATED IN THE STATE FOR THIRTY  OR  MORE
YEARS  WITH NO BREAK IN OPERATIONS EXCEEDING TWO YEARS. THE BUSINESS MAY

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

S7274B (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §14.11, Pks & Rec L

S7274B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a historic business preservation registry to serve as an educational and promotional tool to recognize historic community-serving businesses as valuable cultural assets.

S7274B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7274B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 7274--B
    Cal. No. 450

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 15, 2020
                               ___________

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 -- committee discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted  as  amended  and  recommitted to said committee -- reported
  favorably from said committee, ordered to  first  and  second  report,
  ordered  to  a third reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining
  its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the parks, recreation and historic preservation law,  in
  relation to establishing a historic business preservation registry

  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 section 14.11 to read as follows:
  §  14.11 HISTORIC BUSINESS PRESERVATION REGISTRY. 1. PURPOSE. A REGIS-
TRY OF HISTORIC BUSINESSES IN THE STATE SHALL  BE  ESTABLISHED  FOR  THE
PURPOSE  OF  RECOGNIZING  THAT HISTORIC COMMUNITY-SERVING BUSINESSES ARE
VALUABLE CULTURAL ASSETS THAT SERVE AS EXAMPLES OF THE RICH AND  DIVERSE
HISTORY  OF THE COMMUNITIES IN THE STATE. SUCH REGISTRY SHALL ALSO SERVE
AS A   TOOL FOR PROVIDING  EDUCATIONAL  AND  PROMOTIONAL  ASSISTANCE  TO
HISTORIC BUSINESSES TO ENCOURAGE THEIR CONTINUED VIABILITY AND SUCCESS.
  2.  ESTABLISHMENT.  THE OFFICE SHALL ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN A REGISTRY
OF HISTORIC BUSINESSES IN THE STATE  AND  MAINTAIN  AN  ONLINE  REGISTRY
WHICH  INCLUDES THE NAME, ADDRESS AND A LIST OF PRODUCTS AND/OR SERVICES
OFFERED BY EACH HISTORIC BUSINESS THAT HAS BEEN ACCEPTED INTO THE REGIS-
TRY.
  3. ELIGIBILITY. A HISTORIC BUSINESS MUST  FIRST  BE  NOMINATED  BY  AN
ASSEMBLY  MEMBER,  SENATOR,  THE  GOVERNOR  OR  THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR.
NOMINATIONS ARE LIMITED TO TWO PER ELECTED OFFICIAL PER TERM. AN ELECTED
OFFICIAL SHALL NOT NOMINATE A  BUSINESS  IF  THEY,  OR  A  CLOSE  FAMILY
MEMBER, INCLUDING A SPOUSE, CHILDREN, SIBLINGS OR PARENTS, OWN OR HAVE A
MAJOR INVESTMENT STAKE IN SUCH BUSINESS.
  4. APPLICATION. (A) AFTER A BUSINESS IS NOMINATED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVI-
SION  THREE  OF  THIS  SECTION,  SUCH  BUSINESS SHALL SUBMIT A COMPLETED

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

Comments

Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.

By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.