assembly Bill A9453

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the Mount Van Hoevenberg Olympic Sports Complex in Essex County

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Mar 07, 2022 referred to environmental conservation

A9453 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7221
Current Committee:
Assembly Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 9 Title 23 §§9-2301 - 9-2304, En Con L

A9453 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the Mount Van Hoevenberg Olympic Sports Complex in Essex County.

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