senate Bill S2081

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Allows municipalities to lease naming rights of government owned property

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Local Government Committee


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Jan 19, 2021 referred to local government

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S2081 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1438
Current Committee:
Senate Local Government
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §99-x, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S7507
2013-2014: S932, A7110
2015-2016: S295, A2032
2017-2018: S3865, A7832
2019-2020: S3153, A1528

S2081 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Allows municipalities to lease naming rights of government-owned property.

S2081 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2081 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2081
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  JORDAN,  AKSHAR, BOYLE, HELMING -- read twice and
   ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
   Local Government
 
 AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in relation to allowing muni-
   cipalities to lease naming rights for government owned property

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The general municipal  law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
 section 99-x to read as follows:
   §  99-X.  TRANSFER  AND  LEASE  OF  NAMING  RIGHTS. 1. AS USED IN THIS
 SECTION THE TERM "MUNICIPALITY" SHALL  MEAN  A  COUNTY,  CITY,  TOWN  OR
 VILLAGE.
   2.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  OTHER  PROVISION  OF LAW, A MUNICIPALITY MAY
 ENTER INTO A CONTRACT TO LEASE THE NAMING RIGHTS OF ANY  PROPERTY  OWNED
 BY  SUCH MUNICIPALITY ACCORDING TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF THIS SECTION. THE
 CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF THE MUNICIPALITY  SHALL  BE  RESPONSIBLE  FOR
 NEGOTIATING  THE  CONTRACT, SUBJECT TO THE RATIFICATION OF A MAJORITY OF
 THE MEMBERS OF THE LEGISLATIVE BODY OF SUCH MUNICIPALITY.
   3. SUCH LEASING AGREEMENT SHALL BE FOR A PERIOD OF NOT LESS  THAN  ONE
 YEAR AND NOT MORE THAN FIVE YEARS.
   4.  PRIOR  TO THE RATIFICATION OF A CONTRACT PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION,
 THE LEGISLATIVE BODY OF A MUNICIPALITY SHALL HOLD A PUBLIC  HEARING,  ON
 NOTICE OF AT LEAST THIRTY DAYS, ANNOUNCING THE INTENTION OF SUCH MUNICI-
 PALITY  TO ENTER INTO SUCH A CONTRACT WITH A THIRD PARTY. A PUBLIC HEAR-
 ING PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL NOT BE HELD  MORE  THAN  NINETY  DAYS
 PRIOR TO SUCH RATIFICATION.
   5.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, THE PROCEEDS FROM ANY
 TRANSACTION DESCRIBED IN THIS SECTION MAY BE USED BY  SUCH  MUNICIPALITY
 FOR ANY LAWFUL MUNICIPAL PURPOSE.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD01434-01-1

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