assembly Bill A6838

2021-2022 Legislative Session

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

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Apr 12, 2021 referred to environmental conservation

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A6838 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2995
Current Committee:
Assembly Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §52-0908, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8635

A6838 (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.

A6838 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                   6838
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              April 12, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. GALEF, WOERNER -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Environmental Conservation
 
 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.
                                                            LBD04028-01-1