assembly Bill A10669

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Authorizes the office of parks, recreation and historic preservation to establish a resident curator program for the rehabilitation of state park buildings

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Aug 12, 2022 referred to tourism, parks, arts and sports development

A10669 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1364
Law Section:
Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3.09, Pks & Rec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S7986
2011-2012: S2749
2013-2014: S918
2015-2016: S706
2017-2018: S3198
2019-2020: S1558
2023-2024: S722

A10669 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the office of parks, recreation and historic preservation to establish a resident curator program for the rehabilitation of state park buildings.

A10669 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   10669
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              August 12, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. O'Donnell)
   -- read once and referred to the Committee on Tourism, Parks, Arts and
   Sports Development
 
 AN ACT to amend the parks, recreation and historic preservation law,  in
   relation  to requiring the state commissioner of parks, recreation and
   historic preservation to consult with the  state  board  for  historic
   preservation  prior  to entering into a resident curator lease for any
   at risk structure, including those eligible for listing on  the  state
   and national registers of historic places, and to adopt a plan identi-
   fying at risk structures within state parks and historic sites
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1.  Subdivision 2-h of section 3.09 of the  parks,  recreation
 and  historic preservation law, as amended by chapter 382 of the laws of
 2016, is amended to read as follows:
   2-h. Be empowered, in addition to any other provision of law authoriz-
 ing the leasing of certain property under its jurisdiction, to establish
 a resident curator program  to  encourage  investment,  restoration  and
 occupancy  of  [buildings which serve no park-related purpose and which,
 if remain unoccupied, are at risk of progressive deterioration,] AT-RISK
 STRUCTURES by authorizing the leasing of such at-risk [buildings] STRUC-
 TURES on a competitive basis pursuant to the issuance of a  request  for
 proposal  announced  publicly including on the office website, for resi-
 dential use only, as a single family  dwelling,  to  individuals  to  be
 known  as "resident curators" for terms of up to forty years in exchange
 for the resident curator assuming  liability  and  financial  obligation
 associated  with  the rehabilitation, maintenance and use of such build-
 ings and any other property, real or personal, included  in  the  lease.
 FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION, THE TERM "AT-RISK STRUCTURE" SHALL
 MEAN  A HOUSE, BUILDING OR OTHER ROOFED STRUCTURE UNDER THE JURISDICTION
 OF THE OFFICE THAT IS OR  HAS  BECOME  FUNCTIONALLY  ISOLATED  FROM  THE
 DIRECT  PUBLIC SERVICE MISSION OF THE OFFICE SUCH THAT SUCH STRUCTURE IS
 VACANT AND AT RISK OF UNDERGOING PROGRESSIVE DETERIORATION AND/OR  FUNC-
 TIONAL  ABANDONMENT  BECAUSE OF FISCAL OR OTHER CIRCUMSTANTIAL DIFFICUL-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.