senate Bill S1358A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to developing criteria and guidelines for state designated arts and cultural districts

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 01, 2022 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 31, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.1630
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 24, 2022 print number 1358a
May 24, 2022 amend and recommit to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation
Jan 05, 2022 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation
Jan 11, 2021 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation

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S1358 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A267
Law Section:
Arts and Cultural Affairs Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3.17, Arts & Cul L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S6271, A9351
2017-2018: S3108, A392
2019-2020: S1425, A3723
2023-2024: S253, A2563

S1358 - Summary

Directs the council on the arts to establish criteria and guidelines for the establishment of state designated arts and cultural districts.

S1358 - Sponsor Memo

S1358 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1358
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 11, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. SERRANO, BAILEY, COMRIE, HOYLMAN, PARKER, PERSAUD,
   RAMOS -- read twice and  ordered  printed,  and  when  printed  to  be
   committed  to  the  Committee  on Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and
   Recreation
 
 AN ACT to amend the arts and  cultural  affairs  law  and  the  economic
   development  law,  in  relation  to  creating  the  arts  and cultural
   district
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The  arts and cultural affairs law is amended by adding a
 new section 3.17 to read as follows:
   § 3.17. ARTS AND CULTURAL  DISTRICT.  1.  THE  COUNCIL  SHALL  DEVELOP
 CRITERIA AND GUIDELINES FOR STATE DESIGNATED ARTS AND CULTURAL DISTRICTS
 AND  SHALL  DEVELOP  AN  APPLICATION PROCESS FOR RECEIVING SUCH A DESIG-
 NATION. A DISTRICT SHALL BE DEFINED AS A  GEOGRAPHIC  AREA  OF  A  CITY,
 TOWN,  OR  VILLAGE  WITH  A CONCENTRATION OF ARTS OR CULTURAL FACILITIES
 LOCATED WITHIN ITS BOUNDARIES. CRITERIA  DEVELOPED  BY  THE  COUNCIL  TO
 DESIGNATE  A  DISTRICT  SHALL INCLUDE DETERMINATIONS THAT SUCH DISTRICT:
 (A) ATTRACTS ARTISTS OR  CULTURAL  ENTERPRISES  TO  THE  COMMUNITY,  (B)
 ENCOURAGES  BUSINESS  AND JOB DEVELOPMENT DUE TO THE PRE-EXISTING INSTI-
 TUTIONS, (C) ATTRACTS A SUFFICIENT AMOUNT OF TOURISM, (D) ENHANCES LOCAL
 PROPERTY VALUES AND FOSTERS LOCAL CULTURAL DEVELOPMENT, OR (E)  HAS  THE
 POTENTIAL  TO  MEET  ANY OF THE CATEGORICAL DETERMINATIONS IF SUFFICIENT
 STATE SUPPORT AND ASSISTANCE IS PROVIDED TO THE PROPOSED  DISTRICT.  THE
 COUNCIL SHALL ALSO DEVELOP GUIDELINES THAT PROVIDE ASSISTANCE TO A CITY,
 TOWN,  OR  VILLAGE  IN  DEVELOPING  AN  APPLICATION FOR DISTRICT CERTIF-
 ICATION.
   2. FOR ANY STATE DESIGNATED ARTS AND CULTURAL  DISTRICT,  THE  COUNCIL
 AND  THE  URBAN  DEVELOPMENT  CORPORATION  SHALL PROVIDE STATE SUPPORTED
 ASSISTANCE TO THE DISTRICT IN ITS ACTIVITIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT  LIMITED
 TO  TECHNICAL  ASSISTANCE IN APPLYING FOR FEDERAL AND NON-PROFIT GRANTS,
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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S1358A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A267
Law Section:
Arts and Cultural Affairs Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3.17, Arts & Cul L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S6271, A9351
2017-2018: S3108, A392
2019-2020: S1425, A3723
2023-2024: S253, A2563

S1358A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the council on the arts to establish criteria and guidelines for the establishment of state designated arts and cultural districts.

S1358A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1358A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  1358--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 11, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  SERRANO, BAILEY, CLEARE, COMRIE, HOYLMAN, PARKER,
   PERSAUD, RAMOS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed  to
   be  committed to the Committee on Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and
   Recreation -- recommitted to the Committee on Cultural Affairs,  Tour-
   ism,  Parks and Recreation in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
   committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
   recommitted to said committee
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  arts  and cultural affairs law and the economic
   development law,  in  relation  to  creating  the  arts  and  cultural
   district
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The arts and cultural affairs law is amended  by  adding  a
 new section 3.17 to read as follows:
   §  3.17.  ARTS  AND  CULTURAL DISTRICTS. 1.   FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS
 SECTION, "ARTS AND CULTURAL DISTRICTS" MEANS GEOGRAPHIC AREAS OF A CITY,
 TOWN OR VILLAGE WITH A CONCENTRATION  OF  ARTS  OR  CULTURAL  FACILITIES
 LOCATED WITHIN ITS BOUNDARIES. TWO OR MORE LOCAL GOVERNMENTS MAY JOINTLY
 APPLY FOR A DESIGNATED DISTRICT WHERE THE PROPOSED  GEOGRAPHIC  AREA  OF
 SUCH  DISTRICT  SHALL EXTEND ACROSS COMMONLY HELD JURISDICTIONAL BOUNDA-
 RIES.
   2.  THE COUNCIL, IN COOPERATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVEL-
 OPMENT AND ANY OTHER STATE DEPARTMENT, OFFICE, DIVISION  OR  AGENCY  THE
 COUNCIL DEEMS NECESSARY, SHALL DEVELOP CRITERIA AND GUIDELINES FOR STATE
 DESIGNATED ARTS AND CULTURAL DISTRICTS.  CRITERIA DEVELOPED BY THE COUN-
 CIL,  IN COOPERATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND ANY
 OTHER STATE DEPARTMENT, OFFICE, DIVISION OR  AGENCY  THE  COUNCIL  DEEMS
 NECESSARY,  TO  DESIGNATE  A  DISTRICT SHALL, TO THE EXTENT PRACTICABLE,
 INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, DETERMINATIONS THAT SUCH  DISTRICT:  (A)
 ATTRACTS  ARTISTS  OR CULTURAL ENTERPRISES TO THE COMMUNITY, (B) ENCOUR-
 AGES ENTERPRISE AND JOB DEVELOPMENT DUE TO THE CONCENTRATION OF ARTISTIC
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02715-05-2

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