senate Bill S8635

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Provides an exemption from requirements for the alienation of parkland for certain renewable energy generating projects

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 22, 2020 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.934
Jul 20, 2020 reported and committed to rules
Jul 13, 2020 committee discharged and committed to environmental conservation
Jun 26, 2020 referred to rules

Votes

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Jul 22, 2020 - Rules committee Vote

S8635
17
1
committee
17
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jul 20, 2020 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

S8635
9
1
committee
9
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Environmental Conservation Committee Vote: Jul 20, 2020

nay (1)
aye wr (1)

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S8635 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §52-0908, En Con L

S8635 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides an exemption from requirements for the alienation of parkland for renewable energy generating projects with a generating capacity not exceeding two megawatts and which are located above real property currently used for vehicle parking.

S8635 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8635 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8635

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 26, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. HARCKHAM -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
  providing  an  exemption from requirements for the alienation of park-
  land for renewable energy generating projects

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

  Section  1.  The environmental conservation law is amended by adding a
new section 52-0908 to read as follows:
§ 52-0908. RESTRICTION ON ALIENATION EXEMPTION; RENEWABLE ENERGY  GENER-
             ATING PROJECTS.
  NOTWITHSTANDING SECTION 52-0907 OF THIS TITLE, REAL PROPERTY ACQUIRED,
DEVELOPED,  IMPROVED, RESTORED OR REHABILITATED BY A MUNICIPALITY PURSU-
ANT TO SUBDIVISION FOUR OF SECTION 52-0901 OF THIS TITLE WITH FUNDS MADE
AVAILABLE PURSUANT TO THIS TITLE MAY BE SOLD OR DISPOSED OF OR USED  FOR
OTHER  THAN PUBLIC PARK PURPOSES WITHOUT THE EXPRESS AUTHORITY OF AN ACT
OF THE LEGISLATURE, PROVIDED THAT SUCH  REAL  PROPERTY  IS  NOT  LOCATED
WITHIN  THE  ADIRONDACK PARK OR CATSKILL PARK, AS SUCH TERMS ARE DEFINED
IN SECTION 9-0101 OF THIS CHAPTER, AND WHEN SUCH SALE OR DISPOSAL:
  1. APPLIES ONLY TO THE SALE OR DISPOSAL OR RIGHTS TO AIRSPACE DIRECTLY
ABOVE SUCH REAL PROPERTY; AND
  2. IS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION, INSTALLATION AND/OR OPERATION OF  A  SOLAR
ENERGY  PROJECT  NOT  TO EXCEED TWO MEGAWATTS OF GENERATING CAPACITY AND
WHICH IS LOCATED ABOVE REAL PROPERTY CURRENTLY USED FOR VEHICLE PARKING.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately and shall apply to  alien-
ations of parkland for renewable energy generating projects occurring on
or after such date.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD16570-02-0

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