Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 07, 2022||
referred to environmental conservation
Assembly Bill A9453
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-A9453 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-A9453 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 9453 I N A S S E M B L Y March 7, 2022 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. JONES -- read once and referred to the Committee on Environmental Conservation AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to the Mount Van Hoevenberg Olympic Sports Complex THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Article 9 of the environmental conservation law is amended by adding a new title 23 to read as follows: TITLE 23 THE MOUNT VAN HOEVENBERG OLYMPIC SPORTS COMPLEX SECTION 9-2301. LEGISLATIVE PURPOSE AND INTENT. 9-2302. DEFINITIONS. 9-2303. CONSTRUCTION, OPERATION, AND MAINTENANCE OF THE MOUNT VAN HOEVENBERG OLYMPIC SPORTS COMPLEX. 9-2304. LAND TO BE ACQUIRED FOR INCLUSION IN THE FOREST PRESERVE IN THE ADIRONDACK PARK. § 9-2301. LEGISLATIVE PURPOSE AND INTENT. 1. IT IS THE INTENT OF THE LEGISLATURE TO HEREBY IMPLEMENT THE AMEND- MENT TO SECTION ONE OF ARTICLE FOURTEEN, OF THE NEW YORK STATE CONSTITU- TION PERTAINING TO THE MOUNT VAN HOEVENBERG OLYMPIC SPORTS COMPLEX LOCATED ON FOREST PRESERVE LANDS IN THE TOWN OF NORTH ELBA IN ESSEX COUNTY. 2. THE LEGISLATURE FURTHER INTENDS THAT IMPLEMENTATION OF THE CONSTI- TUTIONAL AMENDMENT SHOULD BE ACCOMPLISHED IN A MANNER THAT ENSURES THE INTEGRITY OF THE FOREST PRESERVE LAND ON WHICH THE SPORTS COMPLEX IS SITUATED AND RESULTS IN A SIGNIFICANT INCREASE OF FOREST PRESERVE ACRE- AGE IN THE ADIRONDACK PARK. 3. THE LEGISLATURE INTENDS THAT, AS OFFSET FOR THE USE OF FOREST PRESERVE LANDS FOR THE SPORTS COMPLEX, THE STATE SHALL ACQUIRE AS AN ADDITION TO THE FOREST PRESERVE AT LEAST TWO THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED ACRES OF TRUE FOREST LAND LOCATED IN THE ADIRONDACK PARK. TO ENSURE THAT SUCH LANDS WILL BE ACQUIRED AND HAVE CHARACTERISTICS SUITABLE FOR INCLUSION IN TO THE FOREST PRESERVE, THE LEGISLATURE INTENDS TO REVIEW AND APPROVE THE ACQUISITION OF SUCH LANDS. 4. FOR THESE REASONS AND AS AUTHORIZED BY THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION ONE OF ARTICLE FOURTEEN OF THE STATE CONSTITUTION, THE LEGISLATURE FINDS
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