assembly Bill A8083

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the reporting of alienation of municipal parkland

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Jan 05, 2022 referred to local governments
Jun 11, 2021 referred to local governments

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A8083 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1355
Law Section:
Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 16 §§16.01 - 16.05, Pks & Rec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A10066, S5600
2015-2016: A2228, S705
2017-2018: A1954, S3051
2019-2020: A3264, S180

A8083 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the reporting of alienation of municipal parkland.

A8083 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8083
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               June 11, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. ENGLEBRIGHT, SEAWRIGHT, SIMON, FRONTUS, GLICK --
   read once and referred to the Committee on Local Governments
 
 AN ACT to amend the parks, recreation and historic preservation law,  in
   relation to the reporting of alienation of municipal parkland
 
   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 article 16 to read as follows:
                                ARTICLE 16
                       MUNICIPAL PARKLAND ALIENATION
 SECTION 16.01 DEFINITIONS.
         16.03 PARKLAND ALIENATION REPORTING.
         16.05 PARKLAND ALIENATION ENFORCEMENT.
   § 16.01 DEFINITIONS. WHEN USED IN THIS ARTICLE:
   1.  "MUNICIPAL PARKLAND" SHALL MEAN REAL PROPERTY OR INTERESTS THEREIN
 THAT IS OWNED BY A MUNICIPALITY THAT PROVIDES PUBLIC  PARK,  RECREATION,
 OR  OPEN  SPACE  PROTECTION PURPOSES. MUNICIPAL PARKLAND INCLUDES: LANDS
 THAT HAVE BEEN DEDICATED FOR SUCH PURPOSES BY THE MUNICIPALITY THROUGH A
 FORMAL RESOLUTION OR SIMILAR ACTION; LANDS THAT HAVE BEEN  PURCHASED  OR
 ACCEPTED FOR SUCH PURPOSES; OR LANDS THAT CURRENTLY OR HISTORICALLY HAVE
 BEEN AVAILABLE TO AND USED BY THE PUBLIC FOR SUCH PURPOSES.
   2.  "MUNICIPAL PARKLAND ALIENATION" SHALL MEAN ANY ACTION BY A MUNICI-
 PALITY TO SELL, LEASE, DISCONTINUE, OR CHANGE THE USE OF MUNICIPAL PARK-
 LAND.
   3. "MUNICIPALITY" SHALL MEAN A COUNTY,  TOWN,  CITY,  OR  VILLAGE.  IT
 SHALL  ALSO  MEAN  A  SCHOOL  DISTRICT OR OTHER POLITICAL SUBDIVISION IN
 INSTANCES WHERE SUCH ENTITY HAS OBTAINED STATE OR FEDERAL GRANT  FUNDING
 FOR THE CREATION OF MUNICIPAL PARKLAND.
   4. "PARKLAND ALIENATION LEGISLATION" SHALL MEAN LEGISLATION INTRODUCED
 IN THE STATE LEGISLATURE AUTHORIZING A MUNICIPALITY TO ALIENATE PARKLAND
 UNDER ITS JURISDICTION.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.